The PFST is open to all children from age 5 (as of May 31) to 18 who meet the following eligibility requirements.
BYLAWS Article XIII, Section 9: An individuals eligibility to compete in SAIL meets is based upon the individuals family membership in the community pool. For an individual to participate on a member community pool outside his/her community, his/her family must have purchased a regular family membership prior to competing in any team activities. Meets in which a swimmer participates prior to the purchasing of the membership will not be counted toward Division Championship eligibility.
participating under the membership of a grandparent will be eligible if the community pool approves such participation. Any other exceptions must be submitted on the Eligibility Exception Form for approval by the full board. A swimmer may only swim for one team during a season.
An individual will not be eligible to compete
meets where such individuals membership is a direct result of the individuals employment by the member team."
To swim on the Piranha team the swimmer must be able to
swim the length of a 25-meter pool without assistance from the bottom, sides, or lane ropes.