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Group Descriptions


Group Descriptions and Practice Times

Annual Registration for All Groups - $120
Printable Descriptions coming soon

 

 

Gray Group: 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.

Group Fees are $80 per month. 

 

Practice times

Afternoons: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday - 6:00-7:00 pm at McCallie

                     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - 6:15-7:15 pm at GPS

Mornings: Saturdays 10:00-11:00am at McCallie

 

 

Silver Silver: This 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 8-11 years of age.

Group Fees are $95 per month. 

 

Practice times

Afternoons: Monday - Thursday 6:00-7:15 pm at McCallie

Mornings:   Saturdays 10:00-11:30 am at McCallie

 

 

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 Gray, Silver and Blue 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.

Group Fees are $80 for SuperStars, $95 for Silver, $105 for Blue

 

Practice times:

Gray Group

Afternoons: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday - 1:00-2:00 pm at McCallie

                    Saturdays - 10:00-11:00am at McCallie

 

Silver Group 

AfternoonsMonday, Wednesday, Thursday - 1:00-2:15 pm at McCallie

                     Tuesday - 6: 00-7:15pm at McCallie

Mornings:   Saturdays - 10:00-11:30am at McCallie

 

Blue Group

AfternoonsMonday, Wednesday, Thursday - 12:30-2:30 pm at McCallie

                     Tuesday 5: 30-7:30 pm at McCallie

                     Friday - 5:30-7:30 pm at McCallie

Mornings:   Saturdays 10:00- 11:30 am at McCallie

 

 

Blue Group: 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 10-13 years of age.

Group Fees are $105 per month

 

Practice times

Afternoons: Monday – Friday 5:30-7:30 pm (at McCallie)

Mornings:   Saturdays 10:00-11:30 am (at McCallie)

 

 

Senior Group: 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.

Group Fees are $125 per month. 

 

Practice times:

Mornings: Wednesday 6:30-8:00 am at GPS

Afternoons: Monday - Friday 4:45-7:15 pm  (at GPS)

Saturday: 8:00-11:00 am (at McCallie)

   *Group will practice at McCallie after February 12th - 4:00-6:40pm