2019-2020 GSA Short Course Season (September 9, 2019 to June 12, 2020):

Developmental Program

The GSA Developmental Program is geared towards swimmers who have completed swimming lessons in the four competitive strokes and are interested in exploring competitive swimming. The program is for swimmers aged 6-10 and will focus on refining the four competitive strokes, as well as racing turns and starts. The goal of the developmental program is to teach young swimmers the basics of competitive swimming. Swimmers in the Developmental Program have the option to compete in USA Swimming meets. Participation in meets is encouraged, but not required.

Practice Schedule:
Monday and Wednesday 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Equipment Requirements:

  • Water Bottle/Drink
  • Mesh Bag
  • Fins (medium length blade)
  • Kickboard
  • ​FINIS positive drive fins

 Water Bottle Examples:

https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/tyr-clear-water-bottle-8122824/

https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/polar-bottle-12oz-kids-sport-bottle-8161237/?color=55084

Mesh Bag Examples:

https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/sporti-mesh-bag-20450/?color=11927

https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/tyr-big-mesh-mummy-backpack-iii-8118725/?color=10119

 Fin Examples:

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/tyr-crossblade-training-swim-fin-8490/

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/finis-floating-swim-fins-13413/

 Kickboard examples:

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/tyr-jr-kickboard-1835/?color=210

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/speedo-jr-team-kickboard-8138177/?color=210

 Finis positive drive fins:

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/finis-positive-drive-swim-fins-35265/?color=25823