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(Swim Team, Dive Team, Little Gators and Lessons are for RTW Swim Club Members Only)


Little Gators Program

Cancelled for 2020

Returning in 2021


RTW is excited to offer an evening program specifically designed for children ages 5-8.  This program is designed to teach the children to float, swim free style and additional stokes such as breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly. Coaches Christie Lawler and Richie Clark will head the program and Kieran Brennan as our assistant coach.


The 6-Week Program will begin on Monday, June 8th and run through Thursday, July 16th.  Practices will be held at the Lap Pool on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  For cancellations due to weather or a home swim meet, the makeup day will be on Friday.   A Little Gators Banquet is currently scheduled for Thursday, July 16th.  The children will celebrate by participating in an inner-squad meet with ribbons for all participants followed by treats.


Requirements for Participation:


  • All participants must be able to pass the deep-water test every year.  The deep-water test consists of confidently and safely swimming two laps of the pool and treading water for one minute.  During the test, the child cannot stop to touch the wall, lane line or bottom of the pool.  


  • The child must be potty trained.    


  • A parent or guardian must be present at each practice. 


  • Registration Fee of $75, all participants will receive a Little Gators T-shirt.  Registration must be received no later than June 5th. 


The Deep-Water Test and Parent Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 3rdThe parent meeting will be from 5:00pm - 5:45pm.  The deep-water test will be from 5:45pm – 6:30pm at the Lap Pool.  All participants must take the deep-water test and can receive the deep-water wristband for the 2020 season.   After your child passes the deep-water test, instructions will be given to you to access our Online Registration system.


Coaches Biographies and photos can be viewed by clicking on the following link:


Coaches Bios



For additional information or questions on the program, please contact the Swim and Dive Committee at swimdive@rosetreewoods.org