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The Blue Ash Blue Fins swim team is a RECREATIONAL summer swim team for ages 5 - 18!  We compete in the Northern Suburban Swim League with other community recreation centers such as Sharonville and Evendale. We focus on skill development, having fun, teamwork, and community. For the "Official" link to the Blue Fins Swim Team please click here.

Please call 513-745-8550 for updates on practice and/or meet cancellations due to inclement weather.
To join the swim team, you MUST be a member of the Recreation Center (per NSSL League rules). Click here to learn more about becoming a member if you are not currently.  ALL SWIMMERS MUST HAVE A COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM AND A WAIVER ON FILE!  You can download a copy of the waiver and registration form from our website at the bottom of this page.            

Participants must be able to swim 25 meters freestyle (front crawl), submerge completely under the water, feel comfortable in deep water, and be a current member of the Recreation Center.  Age groups 8 and under will have a try-out the week of May16-18 and will be able to register with approval from the coach.        

Team size is limited to 120 swimmers with a maximum of 30 swimmers per age group. Age groups for competition are divided as such:  5/6, 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and 15/17.  Per the NSSL League rules, swimmers MUST be the specified AGE of their group by June 1st of the qualifying year.            

The team will be staffed by 1 full-time coach, 2 part-time coaches and adequate staffing of lifeguards for all team practices and home meets.            

Cost to join the team is $100 for the first child, $90 for the second and $80 for additional swimmers in the family (must be siblings).  All registrants will receive a team spirit pack with a swim cap, tee shirt and tattoos.

PARENTS:  YOU are a part of the team, too! We can not function without parental involvement from EVERY family. If you plan to have your child join the swim team, you are expected to participate in swim meets as well - ONE FAMILY MEMBER PER SWIM MEET (home and away) ARE EXPECTED TO HELP!! There are many jobs available for all different levels of commitment and talents. No matter which jobs you choose, your participation is critical for the existence of the team. 

If you have questions regarding the swim team, please contact a member of the parent board:
Andrea Menchhofer (, President
Clark Dawson (, Treasurer
Traci Knue (, Head Coach