Gold’s Aquatics Club

Gold’s Aquatics Club was started in 2007. We started the team with 20 swimmers and one coach. Our oldest swimmer at the time was 12 years old. It was our vision to create a program that would highlight the benefits of a high quality program while continually controlling the quantity of swimmers. We focused on having a team that took all facets of development into concern when forming our training groups. We considered the emotional and physical growth stages into account, to create a positive training environment for all.

We limit out youngest swimmers training options; to allow for them to explore other activities, as well as leaving time for them to just be kids. This approach allows us to use the practice time we have to keep our swimmers focused on specific training aspects.

As our swimmers continue to develop we reevaluate group placement at the start of the season, December, March, and again in June. This allows us to have the greatest impact in our groups, with the least impact on training. We want to be sure our swimmers are prepared to feel successful with each move. We also use this time to access our coaching needs. As the team has steadily grown, we have added coaching staff to continue our coach to swimmer ratio. We are excited to have a team of five coaches on deck.

As our swimmers enter into the Senior Group we have created two paths. We have the Senior Group that allows for swimmers to have more flexibility in their training and attendance options. This group is ideal for swimmers who participate in other sports, activities and or work. We also have our Advanced Senior Group to meet the needs of our more focused swimmers. These are individuals that have committed to strict practice and meet requirements. These swimmers are focused on national level meets and college swimming.

In the last three years we have had swimmers begin to graduate; with many of our swimmers go on to swim at a college level. We have past swimmers participating at Division I, II, and III. It has been exciting to be a part of their dreams and success; and we look forward to them joining us for training when they are home on breaks!  Gold’s Aquatics Club has an amazingly supportive family base. We have been able to share the lives of many great families, and look forward to building our future with new families.