Program Information

Group: Blue

This group is designed for 11-14 year old swimmers wanting to reach the highest levels of competitive swimming.  Swimmers in this group have multiple state cuts and possibly sectional time standards.  Athletes in this group are working to obtain Sectional and Futures time standards. Swimmers are invited to try out for this group at the coach’s discretion.

Target Meet: AG State and Sectionals

Swimmer Commitment:

  • All swimmers must have state qualifying times plus placement in the top 16 at the state meet in multiple events or at the coach’s discretion
  • 100% practice attendance expected for all swimmers 6 workouts/week
  • 3x/week morning workouts offered (optional)
  • No late arrivals to workout. Swimmers are expected to be standing in front of their lanes when practice begins
  • Required to attend all team meets 
  • Extended vacations should be organized, communicated and planned after the final long course meet of the season. Extended vacations should be planned and communicated immediately after school releases and per coach’s approval based. No vacations should be scheduled within 2 weeks of championship meets. 
  • All absences due to illness must be communicated in advance directly with the coaches 
  • Swimmers must follow all USA Swimming guidelines 
  • Must follow the GMSC athlete and parent code of conduct

Gear requirement:

  • Snorkel
  • Kickboard
  • Buoy
  • Short fins
  • Paddles
  • Water bottle 
  • Optional: long fins 
  • Mono fin for all IM and Breaststrokers 

Uniform Requirement: 

  • Team cap (no other team caps allowed)
  • Team T-shirt (3 colors)
  • Team suit (navy)
  • Tech suit (Speedo preferred)
  • Optional: Parka