Facebook- Join our FB page for more info (Bridge Bats Swim Parents)
Team Store - buy BATS custom merchandise. If you order other items through Swim Outlet, use this link and BATS will get credit for the purchase. https://www.swimoutlet.com/bridgebatsswimclub
Meet Suit- Solid black (any brand).
Meet Cap - Click here to order your cap. Dirk will give cap to your child at practice
Members List - click here (as of May 31, 2018)
USA Swim Meets Summer Season 2018
Apr 14 Sprint Series (12& under meet - 25's and 50's - can have no more that 2 BB times to enter)
Apr20-22 Gulf Open Meet (long course)
May 4-6 Sprint Series (short course 12& under meet)
May 18-20 Gulf Open Meet (long course)
May 19-20 May Senior Open
Jun 8-10 Sprint Series (short course 12& under meet)
Jun 22-24 Gulf Open Meet (long course)
Jul 13-15 Age-Group Champs*
Jul 12-15 Speedo Sectionals - Univ of Texas*
Jul 13-15 Sprint Series Champs (short course 12& under meet)
Jul 20-22 Senior Champs*
Jul 20-22 Gulf Summer Champs*
Jul 25-29 Long Course TAGS*
*meet has qualifying times/standards
Links to time standards
How USA Swimming is divided
USA Swimming is divided into 59 Local Swimming Committees (LSCs). The Houston area is in the Gulf (GU) LSC. Click here for the map of LSC's
Learn how to look up meet info on Gulfswimming.org
(meet location, schedule of events, timeline, warm-up times etc) click here
Learn how to look up your swimmers times on USASwimming.org
BATS Travel Policy
Purchase a parking pass from the Welcome Desk inside the Recreation Center for $10. The pass will be pre-loaded with $10 worth of parking (600 minutes). Use the parking pass in the parking garage across the street from the Recreation Center on Calhoun Rd for $1 an hour (charged on a per minute basis). Swipe the hang tag when entering and exiting the garage.
When the $10 runs low, re-load the parking pass by visiting the Parking Services Office in the Welcome Center Garage. The Parking Services Office is located on the lower level of the Parking Garage in the north-west corner and it is open M-T 7:30am-6pm and W-F 8am-5pm
Parking is free on Saturdays in the surface lot across the street from the Recreation Center on University Drive.
Become a UofH Recreation Center Member
No more sitting while you child swims! Your child's participation in Bridge Bats allows you to join the UofH Recreation Center at the discounted Associate rate. With Recreation Center membership, you can exercise in the expansive center or walk on the 1/4 mile indoor track while your child swims. For parents with younger children, there is a beautiful outdoor leisure pool which is perfect for young swimmers. Click here for more info on UofH Recreation Center benefits.
To get a membership, see the Welcome desk in the UofH Rec Center