mission of Gilroy Gators Swim Team is to provide the opportunity
and encouragement for ALL of our swimmers to be the best they can
be in both their athletic and academic pursuits.
Gilroy Gators Swim Team (GGST) was founded in 1970 as a competitive
age group swimming program within Gilroy's Parks and Recreation
Department. In 1981 the team was incorporated as a non-profit
corporation "to promote and encourage grade school and high school
children to compete in swimming athletics for their own athletic
and educational advancement." GGST has since separated from Parks
and Recreation to become an independently managed and financed
team philosophy is to emphasize and reward continuous
self-improvement. Self-improvement is usually the result of hard
work and dedication, and these are life traits that we would like
our swimmers to possess. Swimming not only teaches dedication and
hard work, but also the importance of perseverance and the courage
to set goals and reach for them.
the sport of swimming here at GGST and want each and every one of
our swimmers to reach their potential both in and out of the pool.
We hope that our swimmers develop a love of the sport and use it as
a lifelong physical conditioning program.
constantly growing and training young swimmers to maintain a
well-rounded competitive swim team. Thank you for joining us. We
are looking forward to meeting you. Please feel free to ask another
member or coach any questions you may have.