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Group Descriptions

GROUP DESCRIPTIONS & PRACTICE TIMES
 

Annual Registration for All Groups - $130
 

 

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 $85 per month. 

 

Practice times

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

 


 

SILVER GROUP: This level of McC/GPS Aquatics refines and builds upon the fundamentals introduced in the Gray Group, while introducing more advanced drills and efficiency techniques. Swimmers in this group will compete in meets mostly hosted by McC/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

$100 per month

 

Practice Times

    • Afternoons: Monday-Thursday 6:00 - 7:15 p.m. at McCallie

    • Mornings:   Saturdays 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. 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

$110 per month

 

Practice Times

    • Afternoons: Monday - Friday, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at McCallie

    • Mornings:   Saturdays, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. at McCallie

 

 


 

 

SENIOR GROUP: This is the championship level of the McC/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

$130 per month

 

Practice Times

    • Afternoons: Monday - Friday, 4:45 - 7:15 p.m. at GPS

    • Mornings:    Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 7:00 - 8:45 a.m. at GPS 

                          Saturdays, 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. at McCallie

 


 

**Homeschool group must have permission from McCallie Administration before we can run this group. 
If allowed here is the information
 

HOMESCHOOL GROUPS: These groups offer the opportunity for homeschooled athletes to gather together, make friends and participate as part of McC/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 McC/GPS Aquatics hosted as well as other local and out of town meets.

 

Group Fees

Gray - $85 per month

Silver - $100 per month

Blue - $110 per month

 

Practice Times

    • Gray: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. at McCallie

    • Silver: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. at McCallie

    • Blue: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at McCallie

 

The swimmers are also encouraged to attend evening and Saturday morning practices of their specific group on other days of the week.