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Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA Families, We are SO GRATEFUL to YOU for keeping our GMA team healthy and safe in 2021! Our GMA swimmers are beginnig our second month back in the water together following the second shut down of youth sports in the State of Vermont and we are SO HAPPY to be back in the water together! THANK YOU! We carry this gratitude into our first GMA fundraiser of 2021, our annual USA Swimming Swim-A-Thon event. It is time to get to work on our fundraising efforts for the GMA...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers, parents and coaches, We thank you for your patience and persistence as we transition back to our 2020-2021 short course season. We are excited to return to our published schedule. Here is our UPDATED GMA TEAM TRAINING SCHEDULE BEGINNING TOMORROW 1/12/21: Training Group Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Regional Group OFF Swimming 5:00-6:00 PM Delta Hotel OFF Zoom Dryland 6:00-7:00 PM OFF OFF Swimming 5:00-6:00 PM Delta Hotel Age Groups OFF Zoom Dryland 5:30 – 6:30 PM Zoom Dryland 5:30 – 6:30 PM Swimming 5:15-6:45...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers, parents and coaches, We are thrilled to announce that Governor Scott has authorized youth sports teams to resume youth sports training. Please be aware that we are expected to adhere to all State and local Covid-19 guidelines. We must continue to wear masks at all times when we are not swimming and all swimmers, parents and coaches must maintain at least 6 feet physical distance to the best of our ability. In addition, it is important to remember, during this time when Covid-19 cases and deaths remain...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA Families, We wish you the HAPPIEST of HOLIDAY seasons! We know that our athletes are looking forward to some time at home and free of their school obligations. This is a telling sign of how loving and supportive our GMA families are. What a blessing to come to the end of 2020, more certain than ever, of the strength and care of our GMA families. THANK YOU for filling this holiday season with your family spirit and joy! We are excited to share our GMA HOLIDAY CHALLENGE with...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers and parents, The GMA Coaches are ready to meet remotely with you and your family! We want to hear more about your 2021 swimming goals and we want to work with you to make a daily, weekly and monthly plan to continue your great progress on the team. We also want to help you with any questions or concerns you have about our sport, about dryland training and about our GMA team. For our GMA Family Zoom Meetings: Brad and Elizabeth will work with families in the...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA Families, Thank you SO MUCH for your continued commitment to our GMA Team! We are so pleased and proud with the way our athletes have pivoted to remote training with GMA. Athletes are participating with great effort on our Zoom dryland sessions. Many teammates are taking extra time each day to reserve lap swimming sessions and are using our GMA remote training swimming workouts to continue working on their goals. A group of Senior athletes is working on strength training following our GMA Remote Strength training program, submitting...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA Families, We hope that you enjoyed a wonderful family weekend. Right now, we turn our focus on the positive areas in our lives - our families, access to connect remotely with our friends and teammates and the bounty we have in the world around us. Of course, we are aware of and honor our sadness, disappointment and loss during this challenging time. Our GMA team will remain a safe, healthy and positive place where our athletes can connect through physical fitness, swimming goals and our team values of...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers, parents and coaches, It is with a very heavy heart I share the following mandate from the State of Vermont: g. Recreational Sports. All recreational sports programs, including organized and/or informal recreational youth and adult league sports, practices, games and tournaments, are hereby suspended. This suspension shall not apply to school-sponsored sports activities which are subject to applicable Agency of Education Guidance. ALL GMA IN-PERSON PROGRAMS WILL BE SUSPENDED beginning TOMORROW, Saturday 11/14/20. Today, Friday 11/13/20, will be our final day of our GMA swim team practices...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA swimmers, parents and coaches, We are so grateful to be entering our second month of indoor swimming together. Our athletes are showing great improvements in their overall conditioning, their stroke technique and their racing skills. We are growing together as a team with new leadership and new training groups. While the conditions of our training are so different than ever before, our time together in the water is immeasurably valuable for our mental, physical and emotional well-being. Thank you for your commitment to training, to your dedication to...

Laura Matuszak

Dear GMA families, We hope that you enjoyed a WONDERFUL Halloween holiday with close family and friends. We are looking forward to our upcoming GMA Booster Club food drive and wreathe and poinsettia sales. What an active time for our team!! We have organized our TYR Gear orders through K and B Sportswear and our in-house GMA Team Apparel order. ALL GMA TEAM GEAR AND APPAREL ORDERS MUST BE PLACED NO LATER THAN SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8th. 2020! K and B orders will be paid directly to K and B Sportswear...