Special Olympics Participation

Welcome! The SJAC Gators team is open to swimmers of all ages and abilities. Participation is open to all returning swimmers, and any remaining open spots in the program will be made available on a first come basis. No athletes are cut or accepted because of their speed. In order to qualify for the team, swimmers must be able to: 

1. Safely swim 25 yards independently without any assistance. 

2. Successfully demonstrate an understanding of the basic technique in at least Freestyle and Backstroke. 


All RETURNING athletes must register for the team by January 6th in order to secure their position on the team. Starting January 7th, any remaining spots on the team are open to NEW participants on a first come first serve basis. When registering, families are required to upload a valid athlete registration form, code of conduct and waiver for the 2019 season.  Register HERE.

Forms and Waivers

Athlete Code of Conduct

Spectator Code of Conduct

NL Aquatic Center Liability Waiver

Athlete Participation Packet