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Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule - Practices OPEN for Out-of-Town Visitors!

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule  

Friday, Nov 17 - Sunday, Nov 26

ALL Practices OPEN for Out-of-Town Visitors!

STAY SWIMMING MAKOS through this upcoming week!

GCY Welcomes ALL Out-of-Town Visiting USA Swimmers, ALL Collegiate Swimmers, and ALL USA Masters Swimmers needing a place to practice!  GCY swimmers traveling, contact Coach Brad for help with arranging out-of-town practices or use workouts below.  These are the days each group/level is offered a practice (during week of Thanksgiving) to help you navigate through the schedule:

HOLIDAY DAYS Details:

  • Friday, November 17th - Normal for all groups and sites EXCEPT all seniors and national teams (SEN, NAT 1, NAT 2, and NAT PREP) are long course at GAC 6:30pm-8:30pm, first 30 minutes is dryland, there is no 5-7:30pm practice at Bryan YMCA.  (National swimmers wishing to lift before practice may do strength training sheets 5:30-6:30pm then drive over)
  • Saturday, November 18thNormal practice times at Bryan YMCA 
  • Sunday, November 19th - 11am-12:30pm at GAC (Senior Prep & UP, no AG swimmers)
  • Monday, November 20th - Normal practice times at all sites
  • Tuesday, November 21st - Normal Practice times at all sites
  • Wednesday, November 22nd - Several Options (same for Friday, the 24th) :
    • 5:15-7am at GAC (normal AM group)
    • 9am-11am at GAC (Senior Prep & UP, no AG swimmers),
    • Spears: 6-7:30pm ALL levels and groups welcomed.
    • Ragsdale: 5:00-6:30pm ALL levels and groups welcomed.
    • Bryan (early option): 4:30-6:00pm ALL levels and groups welcomed.
    • Bryan (late option): 6:00-7:30pm High School swimmers ONLY, all levels of swimmers that are high school aged.
  • Thursday, November 23rdNo Practices - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!  Please consider volunteering at the Greensboro Gobbler on behalf of GCY, click here for the volunteer link page!
  • Friday, November 24th Several Options (same as Wednesdays schedule, exception is NO 5:15-7am option) :
    • 9am-11am at GAC (Senior Prep & UP, no AG swimmers)
    • Spears: 6-7:30pm ALL levels and groups from any site welcomed.
    • Ragsdale: 5:00-6:30pm ALL levels and groups from any site welcomed.
    • Bryan (early option): 4:30-6:00pm ALL levels and groups from any site welcomed.
    • Bryan (late option): 6:00-7:30pm High School swimmers ONLY, all levels of swimmers that are high school aged.
  • Saturday, November 25th - 2 places offering practices
    • Normal practice times at Bryan YMCA for 8:30am-10am groups (AG, SP, Makos 1,2, 3, Homeschool, Flex)
    • ​9am-11am at GAC for all National Groups (Nat 1, Nat 2, Senior, and Nat Prep)
  • Sunday, November 26th - 11am-12:30pm at GAC (Senior Prep & UP, no AG swimmers)

Visiting Swimmers - Please email us at gcymakos@gmail.com for help with finding most appropriate practices!

 

SPECIAL NOTES:

JUNIOR MAKOS: There are no Jr Makos practices the week of Thanksgiving!

DRYLAND TRADITION: Dryland is normal when at host site, Special GAC practices will be mostly swimming, please arrive 15 minutes prior to stretch.  High School and above we'd like for you to get in dryland by participating in the most appropriate fitness class offferings at your host site with a few of your friends/family, links below have the full fitness schedules:

High Schoolers-We REALLY want you to do this, these will benefit you immensely!

Here are some GREAT workouts for those of you that will be out-of-town with no access to any organized practices, these are meant for the Sr Prep and Up levels, but can be modified for any level:

GOING OUT OF TOWN AND WANT TO TRAIN WITH A LOCAL USA SWIM CLUB?  We can help, we'll call for you to get you the GREEN light to keep TRAINING FAST!

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE - WE ARE OFFERING A BUNCH BECAUSE WE KNOW YOUR SCHEDULES WILL VARY GREATLY - ENJOY YOUR HOLIDAY BUT DON'T FORGET ABOUT DECEMBER CHAMPS!