Group Descriptions and Practice
Annual Registration for
All Groups - $120
Gray - This practice group is designed to introduce
young athletes to the sport of swimming while allowing the
opportunity to participate in other activities. We emphasize
teaching the fundamentals of the four competitive strokes by means
of drills and games to make swimming fun. Swimmers in this group
will have the opportunity to compete in some meets, particularly
those hosted by McCallie / GPS Aquatics, as well as
other local meets. Swimmers in this level are generally 6-9 years
of age .
Practice times: McCallie - Monday,
Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-7:00PM at GPS & McCallie, and
Saturdays 10:00-11:00AM at McCallie
Monday-Thursday 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Fees: $80 per month
level of McCallie / GPS Aquatics refines and builds
upon the fundamentals introduced in the Superstars group, while
introducing more advanced drills and efficiency techniques. Basic
dryland routines will be introduced to increase coordination and
balance. Swimmers in this group will compete in meets mostly hosted
by McCallie / GPS, as well as other local swim meets. They
will also have the opportunity to attend some out of town meets.
Swimmers in this group are generally 8-10 years of age.
Practice times: Monday –
Thursday from 6:00-7:15PM at GPS & McCallie, and Saturdays
9:30-11:00AM at McCallie
Fees: $95 per month
Home School Groups – These
groups offer the opportunity for homeschooled athletes to gather
together, make friends and participate as part of McCallie /
GPS Aquatics' competitive team. Practices are offered during
the day for Superstars, Blue 2 and Blue 1 groups.
Swimmers in these groups will have the opportunity compete
in McCallie / GPS Aquatics hosted as well as other
local and out of town meets.
Superstars Monday, Wednesday,
Thursday 1:00-2:00PM, and Saturdays 10:00-11:00AM at
Silver Monday , Wednesday , Thursday 1:00-2:
15PM, Tuesday 6: 00-7: 15PM,
and Saturdays 10:00-11: 30AM at
Blue Monday , W
ednesday , Thursday 12: 30-2: 15 PM, Tuesday 5: 30-7:
Friday 5: 30-7: 15PM, and
Saturdays 10:00- 11:30 AM at McCallie.
Fees: Superstars - $80 per
month, Blue 2 - $95 per month, Blue 1 -
$105 per month
Blue - This is
our most advanced age group. This group will have swimmers focusing
on technique refinement, increasing conditioning, developing race
strategy, and becoming goal oriented swimmers. Dryland training is
a very important aspect of this group to build overall fitness.
Swimmers in this group are generally 9-13 years of age.
Practice times: Monday –
Friday 5:30-7:30 at McCallie and Saturdays 10:00-11:30AM
Fees: $105 per month
Senior - This is the championship
level of the McCallie / GPS Aquatics program, where
standards are set to maximize the potential of the athletes in this
group. The highest level of competition is prepared for through the
continued refinement of technique and strenuous levels of training
in and out of the water. Goals for the swimmers in this group
include qualifying for and participating in the United States
National Championships, Olympic Trials, Sectionals, and
Southeastern Championship Meets.
Wednesday 6:30-8:00 AM - AT GPS
Afternoons: Monday -
Friday 4:45-7:15 PM - AT GPS
**some practices may be moved to
McCallie - Coach will notify at beginning of each week
Saturday: 8:00-11:00 AM at
Fees: $125 per
*Group will practice at
McCallie after TN State High School Meet- 4:00-6:40