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Ballard Sharks Swim Club is a competitive swim club open to the youth in and around southern Story, north Polk, and eastern Boone Counties. Our home pool is in Slater. This program will enable swimmers to learn about competitive swimming at practices and meets through quality coaching, improved stroke and racing techniques, team spirit, and team friendships.

8 Years & Under Must Swim 25 yards (one length)
9 Years & Over Must Swim 50 yards (two lengths)
Practice runs Monday-Friday mornings from 6:50-8:00 AM for Senior Sharks ( 3 + years of experience) and from 7:50-9:00 AM for Jr. Sharks (1st & 2nd year swimmers ) from June through July
Start date: June 4, 2018
Please bring tennis shoes each day for dry land training each day.


  • Shark-a-thon results Awesome morning at Shark-a-thon. We had 7 swimmers swim 200 or more lengths and 15 swimmers swim 100+ lengths. Results: Jameson 200, Jenna 240, Rebecca 204, Hannah 212 ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2017, 9:23 AM by Ballard Sharks
  • Waukee meet information Please read the attached file in regards to information for the meet on June 13th.  Arrive at 5:00 PM for warm ups. 
    Posted Jun 6, 2017, 6:44 PM by Ballard Sharks
  • June 5  The 2017 summer season will begin on June 5th. The first week is free for those new to the program to check out competitive swimming. Free donuts the first day
    Posted Apr 25, 2017, 7:21 PM by Ballard Sharks
  • Dryland training option Dryland training will start May 15th on Mondays, Tuesdays,  Wednesdays (until swim team begins on June 5) from 7-8 pm. Meet at the pool/park. Coach Matt will be ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2017, 6:10 PM by Ballard Sharks
  • Conference results We had a total of 14 best times on Saturday! 
    Posted Jul 25, 2016, 7:46 AM by Ballard Sharks
  • Shark-a-thon funds so far Minnows team is leading the Shark-a-thon with $1,024.60 raised. The Sharks team has raised $721.70. I  still have 4 teammates to turn in their donations ...
    Posted Jul 22, 2016, 10:05 AM by Ballard Sharks
  • Knoxville results Last night's results. We had 38 best times last night!
    Posted Jul 20, 2016, 8:58 AM by Ballard Sharks
  • Conference entries/events Please arrive at the meet with your events on your hands. We will put your lane and heat on when you arrive at the meet. Please arrive no later than ...
    Posted Jul 20, 2016, 8:53 AM by Ballard Sharks
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