Virginia Gators of Charlottesville

Since 2000, the Virginia Gators of Charlottesville has offered high-quality swim training from beginner to elite with a focus on balancing physical, social, and emotional development in assisting swimmers to reach their personal goals. Our team practices at the Fairview Swim and Tennis Club pool at 707 Belvedere Drive in Charlottesville, under our climate-controlled Gator Dome. Head Coach JJ Bean, in his 22nd year leading the Gators, is committed to providing a personal approach to helping every swimmer improve every day. 

Welcome to the 22nd season of the Virginia Gators of Charlottesville under Head Coach JJ Bean!


The Virginia Gators are committed to a developmental model of swimming instruction and progression. Please see our "Swimmer Timeline" to understand this progression and the groups we offer.

Program Fees:

We offer flexible monthly payment options for all of our programs and a Lump Sum discount of 10% for memberships paid in full by October 1. Click here for our 2021-2022 Fees.


Click here to go to our online Registration for the 2021-2022 season. We encourage members to register early to secure a spot in your desired practice group. We will charge only registration fees at registration. All Lump Sum and Monthly Payment billing will be initiated on September 1st.

Practice Groups