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2018/2019 Fall/Winter Program

 

This youth swim team program is conducted at the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in Gainesville, Ga., and will resume Monday, August 21, 2017.  All group placement is based on the coaches’ discretion and the evaluation of skills, conditioning and readiness along with meeting the minimum requirements for placement into each group. Evaluations can be arranged by appointment.

Fall/Winter Season begins on Monday, August 20th.

Lanier Aquatics Spring Break will be April 1 - 14th, 2019.

Spring Season begins on Monday, April 15th, 2019.

Summer Season begins on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

 

HIGH SCHOOL / MIDDLE SCHOOL TRAINING GROUP

This group will run from September 1 through January 31st.  This group is designed to give High School and Middle School athletes a chance to increase their training and improve technique throughout the season.  The program offers them a chance to compete for Lanier Aquatics at two meets during the season.  By the end of the season, swimmers should be able to move into a year-round training group with Lanier Aquatics.

Choose from one of the two options:
Monday & Wednesday 4:30-5:30PM / Saturday 8-9AM

OR
Tuesday & Thursday 4:30-5:30PM / Saturday 8-9AM  

$85 per month plus USA Swimming Flex Membership of $25

 

NOVA

This is the entry level for swimmers ages (approximately) 6 – 10 years, with basic swimming skills.  They have six available practice times per week and should strive to make at least three. The focus is on elementary technique and enjoying the water. Participants need to be able to complete at least 25 yards (one pool length) unassisted.

Fall & Spring Practices are Monday through Friday 4-5PM and Saturdays 8-9AM.

Summer Practices are Monday through Friday 10-11AM.

$115 per month plus USA Swimming Annual Membership

 

INTERMEDIATE

This group ranges in age from 8 years to early teens.  The basics are constantly emphasized and more conditioning is introduced.  Participants need to be able to swim all four strokes legally. Of the six practices offered each week, it is recommended that swimmers in this group attend at least four. 

Fall & Spring Practices are Monday through Friday 4-5PM and Saturdays 8-9AM.

Summer Practices are Monday through Friday 10-11AM.

$130 per month plus USA Swimming Annual Membership.

 

ADVANCED

This level is for swimmers ages 9 years and over with good basic skills that need accelerated training in technique and conditioning.  Of the six practices offered each week, it is recommended that swimmers in this group make at least four. Must be able to legally perform all strokes and also be able to swim six fifties leaving every minute.

Fall & Spring Practices are Monday through Friday 4-5:30PM and Saturdays 8-9:30AM.

Summer Practices are Monday through Friday 9:30-11AM.

$145 per month plus USA Swimming Annual Membership.

 

GOLD

This is the second highest level training group and is for swimmers age 11 years and older that have the desire, skills and conditioning to train for the eventual move up to the top training group. Must be able to perform all events in the sport and be able to make fifteen 100’s leaving every minute and thirty seconds.

 Swimmers in these group should make as many scheduled practices per week as possible. 

Fall & Spring Practices are Monday through Friday 5:30-7:30PM and Saturdays 9-11AM

​Summer Practices are Monday through Friday 7-9:30AM.  Tuesdays Long Course 5-6:30PM and Thursdays Long Course 3-4:30PM.

$170 per month plus USA Swimming Annual Membership.

 

SENIOR

This is the highest training group offered and is for those swimmers with the desire, skills and conditioning necessary to train at the elite level.  Fourteen years is the usual entry age for this group.  Swimmers in this group are required to make all scheduled practices. Mutual consent from coaches, swimmers and families required to join this group. Must have performed all events in the sport in competition and be able to swim twenty 100’s leaving every minute and twenty seconds.    

Fall & Spring Practices are Monday through Friday 5-7:30PM and Saturdays 9-11AM.

​Summer Practices are Monday through Friday 7-10AM.  Tuesdays Long Course 5-6:30PM and Thursdays Long Course 3-4:30PM.

$195 per month plus USA Swimming Annual Membership.

 

 

If your child is not ready for the year-round program, Lanier Aquatics also offers a preparation group.

LANIER AQUATICS TEAM PREPARATION GROUP

This monthly program is for swimmers that are not quite ready for the swim team atmosphere OR who want to gain more endurance and/or technique prior to trying out for swim team.  This program is also great for middle school & high school swimmers who want to gain more technique.

Participation is open to any swimmer who is age 4 years old and up.  Swimmers must be able to swim unassisted.  Part of this unique program will allow the participants to participate in beginning level swim competitions.  You swimmer does not need to know all four strokes, proper stroke technique or the ins and outs of turns and starts.  Contact Coach Debby for more information at deborah.duncan@gainesville.org  OR   770-533-5840.

Practices are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 6:30-7:30PM.

$70 per month for City Residents / $85 per month for non-City Residents

 

Sibling Discount: 10% for second swimmer from family.

 

Scholarship Opportunities:

Children at Play scholarships will be given to swimmers that qualify. For more information about scholarship opportunities contact Zandrea Stephens (zstephens@gainesville.org).

 

Other Fees:  

 

2019 USA Swimming Registration:

Annual Lanier Aquatics and USA Swimming Registration (As Lanier Aquatics is a US Swimming registered program, all participants are required to also be US Swimming registered): $110 for first swimmer from family, $90 for each additional swimmer in the family.

 

2019 USA Swimming Outreach Registration:

Annual Lanier Aquatics and USA Swimming Registration at a discounted rate of $40 per swimmer (will include cap and t-shirt).  In order to qualify for this discount, swimmer must show proof of need.  Those on free or reduced school lunch or those on food stamps are eligible to apply.  You must submit a copy of your free/reduced lunch form or food stamp eligibility upon registering.

 

2019 USA Swimming Flex Membership:

USA Swimming Flex Membership is required for those in the High School / Middle School Training program.  This will allow them to enter two USA Sanctioned meets throughout the season. 

 

Dryland / Fitness Center:

All swimmers in Gold and Senior Group are welcome to attend Dryland Sessions or use the Fitness Center.

Spring Dryland Schedule: 

Seniors - Tuesday/Thursday 4-4:45PM.  Saturday 8-8:45AM.

Gold - Tuesday/Thursday 4:45-5:20PM.  Saturday 8-8:45AM.

Summer Dryland Schedule:

Seniors - Monday/Wednesday/Friday 10:20-11AM.

Gold - Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:40-10:20AM.

 

Meet Fees:

All meet fees can be paid over the phone (770) 533-5850 or at the front desk of the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center.

 

 

For more information about Lanier Aquatics you can contact Coach Jim Young.

 lanieraquatics@gainesville.org

 Coach Jim - (770) 519-6500 (cell)

or Coach Crystal - (770)  533-5851 (office line)