The Chico AquaJets is a year round swim team run by the Chico Area Swim Association, a non-profit organization under the sanction of USA Swimming, Inc. The AquaJets encourage, enhance and provide a competitive swimming experience for the entire spectrum of swimmers from the beginner to the more experienced swimmer, who competes at the highest level possible. It provides the coaching, facilities, encouragement, and opportunity for youth athletes to achieve, through participation in team activities; their maximum individual potential. It also offers, for those who are less competitive, a highly rewarding and FUN group experience in the sport of swimming. Requirements for participation are minimal: swimmers must be at least five years old and be able to complete 25 yards freestyle and 25 yards backstroke.