Thank you for being part of the Colonies Cruisers Swim Team this summer! Now that the season has ended, we want to hear from you! Please take this brief survey so we can plan for the 2023 season and make improvements that will ensure your swimmers are excited to return summer after summer. The survey will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Your feedback is confidential and will be reviewed by the Swim Team Committee.  Please complete one survey per household.  

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* 1. How many seasons has your family been involved with the team?

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* 2. How would you rate the season overall?

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* 3. Overall, were you satisfied with the coaching staff this season?

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* 4. Based on your experience this season, please rate the following coaching attributes.

  Never Rarely Sometimes Always Not applicable
Created a fun and positive environment
Conducted practices and meets in a safe manner
Created an inclusive environment where your child felt valued
Motivated my child to improve
Provided stroke instruction
Designed practices to emphasize technique
Provided feedback to my child about race performance
Entered my child in new events to try different strokes
Offered challenging practices to increase the fitness level of my child
Celebrated the success of every swimmer (year-round and non year-round alike)
Fostered good sportsmanship and team commitment
Served as positive role models

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* 5. Did your child enjoy coming to swim practice this season?

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* 6. On average, how many practices did your child attend each week?

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* 7. How could the coaches improve practices in the future?

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* 8. How would you rate the improvement in your child’s swimming abilities as a result of being on the team?

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* 9. If you had a swimmer participate in Champs, how would you rate the experience?

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* 10. Rate your level of satisfaction with the following swim team activities.

  Very dissatisfied Dissatisfied Satisfied Very satisfied Not applicable
Meet the Coaches
Spirit activities on meet mornings
Donut/Skittles practices
Swim-A-Thon
Poster contests
End of Season Ceremony

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* 11. What was your child's favorite fun activity this season?

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* 12. What other activities would be of interest to your family? 

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* 13. Which methods of communication did you utilize during the season? Select all that apply.

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* 14. Which methods of communication do you prefer?  Select all that apply.

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* 15. Did your swimmer participate in individual and/or team photos this season?

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* 16. Did you purchase the photos?

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* 17. Did you enjoy the meet raffles?

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* 18. Please share any recommendations that might improve our Concession offerings next season.

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* 19. Did you enjoy having food vendors at swim meets?

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* 20. Would you participate in an off-season, adults-only ticketed fundraiser event?

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* 21. Do you have a slogan idea for our 2023 team shirts (eg. Keep Calm and Cruise On (2021), This is What a Cruiser Looks Like (2022)?

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* 22. Do you have corporate sponsorship or other fundraising suggestions we should consider next year?  Better yet, are you interested in being part of the team's fundraising committee?  If so, please contact Elizabeth Roetger at coloniescruisers@gmail.com for more details!

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* 23. Reflecting on your own experience as a parent, please rate your level of satisfaction with the overall season.

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* 24. Does your family plan to join the team again next summer?

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* 25. If you are undecided or do not plan to return, please select the things that factor into your decision.  Select all that apply.

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* 26. Please select your Colonies membership category.

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* 27. If you are a Class C Member, how important was swim team to your family's decision to join the pool this season?

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* 28. Would you recommend the Colonies Swim Team to another family?

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* 29. As we look ahead to next season, is there anything else you would like to share or suggest that we improve?

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* 30. Your name (optional)






THANK YOU for taking the time to provide feedback! 





If you are interested in helping the Swim Committee in the off season prepare for next summer, please contact Hayley Mathews at hayley@mathewsconsultingllc.com.

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