The Virginia Gators is a developmental swim team that promotes personal excellence through competitive swimming.

Summer Prep Program

Is your swimmer ready for their JSL swim team? Register for the Summer Prep Program so that your swimmer will have the best summer ever! Registration is now open!


The Virginia Gators of Charlottesville Summer Prep Program is a great way to prepare swimmers, of all ages and abilities, for the upcoming summer swim season. Swimmers will get a head-start on the summer by training with JSL championship-winning coaches, from The Fairview Swim & Tennis Club, to improve stroke, technique, racing strategy, starts and turns, and overall conditioning. This seven-week program is suited for swimmers who are looking to grow, learn, and have fun, while preparing for a successful summer of swimming. 

Program Dates:    April 8–May 24, 2019

Practice Schedule (Mon.-Fri.):

  • 4:15-5:15 p.m., ages 5-10, $250
  • 5:15-6:45 p.m., ages 9-14 $300
  • 6:45-8:45 p.m., ages 13 & Older, $350

Location: The Gatordome @ Fairview Swim and Tennis Club,
707 Belvedere Blvd., Charlottesville, VA 22901

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More about The Jefferson Swim League (JSL)
More than 2,870 youth from the Charlottesville-area enjoy swimming each summer in 
the 18 local summer swim teams that make up the Jefferson Swim League. Swimmers improve 
their skills with daily practices and weekly meets that wrap up with the major event of the summer season—the JSL Championship at the University of Virginia's Aquatic & Fitness Center. Visit for more information. Swimming in the JSL is just plain fun!