GCAT offers a variety of training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. We offer age specific training for all of our athletes. Practices are geared towards challenging each individual and developing them to the best of their abilities. Coaches will tell which practice group is best for your swimmer after being evaluated during the first few days of their 2 week Free Trial.
Please call Coach Bill at 912-663-7292 if you have further questions or concerns.
There are two separate fees to join GCAT. The first fee is the annual registration fee of $200. Due online when you sign up to join the team and then annually swimmers re-register between August 1st - September 30th. This a once a year fee. The second fee is the monthly practice fee. The monthly practice fee is billed on the first of every month. The amount is based on the location and practice group your swimmer(s) is/are placed in.
Monthly Fees, Practice Groups & Schedules*
Savannah Pool Location
Chatham County Aquatic Center at 7240 Sallie Mood Drive, Savannah, GA 31406
Savannah - JSL Group $65 /month
This is our entry-level group which practices twice a week. Ages 5-8. Swimmers may start anytime throughout the year. An athlete should be able to swim 25 yards in any stroke. They will have fun and play games while learning the basics of all 4 swim strokes.
Savannah - Bronze Group $115 /month
This group is for 8-10 year olds who know all four strokes. This group is focused on having fun while working on stroke technique, start and turn fundamentals. This group meets 4 times a week.
Savannah - Silver Group $125 /month
Athletes in this group focus mainly on learning all four legal competitive strokes and perfecting start and turn techniques. This group is for 11-14 year olds and meets 5-6 times per week.
Savannah - Gold Group $155 /month
Athletes move into this group after completing Bronze or Silver. This groups age range is 11-14 year olds. Many in this group will achieve state qualifying times. Focus is on technique improvements. This group trains 5-6 times per week.
Savannah - Senior Group $180 /month
Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Athletes entering the Senior group must display a strong desire to perform at the highest level they are capable of. Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present. Senior Group Coach: Bill Forrester
Richmond Hill Pool Location
9998 Ford Ave #7, Richmond Hill, GA 31324
Richmond Hill - JSL Group $70 /month
This is our entry-level group. An athlete should be able to complete 25 yards in any stroke. Ages 5-8.
Richmond Hill - Bronze Group $85 /month
This level is for the swimmer who wishes to maintain their endurance and work on their strokes and times. The swimmer needs to be able to complete 50 yards of freestyle and backstroke without help or stopping in order to swim with this level. In this program they will improve their technique and gain endurance as well as learn butterfly and breaststroke. There is no dryland workouts.
Richmond Hill - Silver Group $100 /month
This level is for the intermediate swimmer. The swimmer needs to be able to complete 50 yards of each stroke (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle). This program is intended for the swimmer who wishes to condition all year and compete. They will gain confidence in their strokes as well as improve their endurance.
Richmond Hill - Gold Group $150 /month
This program is for the intermediate/advanced swimmer. The swimmer needs to be able to complete 100 yards of each stroke. USA Swimming Registration is required. Swimmers must pay the annual USA Swimming Registration fee of $150, monthly dues and associated meet fees.
Richmond Hill- Master's Group $45 /month
- 18 & older, Adult Swimming
* For liability reasons, online registration must be completed before attending a practice at either pool. Family discounts of 10% for each additional child are applied to monthly dues. No discounts are available on each child's annual registration fee of $200.