Join The Decatur Gators Swim Team!

Be a part of our team.

The Gators Swim Team is open to youth ages 5-21, and is focused on improving the skills of competitive swimming in a positive and fun environment. Come see just how fast a Gator can swim! Young swimmers must be able to complete 25 yards of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.

If you are a new swim team family or are inquiring to be, please select a time slot that best works for you and your swimmer(s) to come in and be assessed for which group he/she should be placed in. Please only one swimmer per time slot. Thanks so much! If you have any questions or troubles, please email Coach Alex or Coach Laura at decaturgators@decaturymca.org

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Gators 2017 Summer Practice Schedule

May 1 – May 26th

Beginner Requirements: Must be able to swim at least one full length freestyle and backstroke without stopping. (typically ages 5-10)

Recommended amount of practices: at least 10 a month

Beginner Practice Times (May) - 5-6 PM, Mon-Thurs

Intermediate 1 Requirements: Must be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes for at least 100 yards each without stopping; must be able to perform safe and efficient racing dives/starts from the starting block & able to perform and regularly use skills such as flip-turns, streamlining, and circle-swimming. (typically ages 7-12)

Recommended amount of practices: at least 12-15 a month

Intermediate 1 Practice Times (May) - 5-6:15 PM, Mon-Thurs

Intermediate 2 Requirements: Must be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes for at least 150 yards each without stopping; must be able to perform safe and efficient racing dives/starts from the starting block & able to perform and regularly use skills such as flip-turns, streamlining, circle-swimming, and using the time clock. (typically ages 8-14)

Recommended amount of practices: at least 14-16 a month

Intermediate 2 Practice Times (May) - 6-7:15, Mon-Thurs

Advanced Requirements: Must be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes for at least 200 yards each without stopping; successfully complete time trial/endurance sets each month and commit to majority of practices and meets throughout the season.

Advanced Practice Times (May) - 6:15-7:45, Mon-Thurs

May 30th – July 28th

Beginner - Mon/Wed AM, 7:15-8:15 -- Beginner - Mon/Tues/Thurs PM, 5-6

Int. 1 - Mon/Wed AM, 7:15-8:15 -- Int. 1 - Mon/Tues/Thurs PM, 5-6:15

Int. 2 - Tues/Thurs AM, 7:15-8:15 -- Int. 2 - Mon-Thurs, 6-7:15

Adv. - Tues/Thurs AM, 7:15-8:15 -- Advanced - Mon-Thurs, 6:15-7:45

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Our joining fee is only $18.77 for the rest of 2017!

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