2018 Team Suits & Caps

General Info

2019 Swim Team Employment Opportunities

Assistant Coach Description

Grinning Gators Program Director Description

Practice Coach Description

Volunteer Coach Description

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2019 Swim Team Information

Please visit the “Registration Forms” area below for applicable forms.

Upcoming Dates:

May 13th:       First day of outdoor practices!

Outdoor afterschool practice schedule:
4-5pm:   8 year olds & under
5-6pm: 9-10-year-olds
6-7pm: 11-year-olds & up

May 25th:        Time Trials #1 – 8am-10am, 7:30am warmups

June 1st:        Time Trials #2 – 8am-10am, 7:30am warmups

June 11th:       First day of morning practices! Please visit our website for the summer practice schedule.

2019 Dual Meet Schedule
TBA

June 22nd : GVP Swim For Cancer Lap Swim Day!

July 2ndSpirit Dinner – Come out for food, fun, and fellowship before City Meet!

July 6-8th:  City Meet @ the GAC

July 9th: End-of-Season Awards Banquet!

If you have any questions, please email swimteam@gvpgators.com.  See you at the pool!!

Registration Forms

2019 Registration Forms – SWIM TEAM:

Please print out all of the forms below if your child will be participating in the GVP Swim Team. Forms are front and back.

    • 2019 Gator Registration – one form per family
    • 2019 Swim Liability Waiver & Medical Form – one form per family
    • CSA Registration Form – one form per swimmer

2019 Registration Forms – GRINNING GATORS:

Please print out all of the forms below if your child will be participating in Grinning Gators:

All completed registration forms the corresponding registration fee(s) should be sent to the following address:

     Green Valley Park
     PO Box 10284
     Greensboro, NC 27404

Go Gators!

2018 Team Swimsuits & Caps

Summer Swim Team 2019  —  Important Suit & Cap Information:

We are partnering again with Swim Gear of North Carolina for our team swimsuits and swim caps.

Swimsuits:

Official team suit will be the same as last year: the TYR Durafast Elite solid in black for both girls and boys.  Girls will have the option again between the Diamondfit (thin strap) or Maxfit (thick strap).  Boys will have the option of jammers or briefs.

Team suits will be available for purchase and we are awaiting 2019 pricing, but for reference, here is the 2018 pricing:

Female suit:         $61.00

Male Jammer:     $44.00

Male Brief:           $36.00

Swimmers are encouraged to have a team suit, but it is not required.  If not purchasing a team suit, we ask that swimmers wear a suit with our team colors during meets if possible.

With proper care, these suits will last you through the summer and beyond. Please, do NOT wring or twist your suit, and do not put your suit in a machine which spins to remove excess water, it stretches the material. Simply rinse your suit out with cool tap water, and lay flat to dry.

Grinning Gators

As we begin our 10th season offering the Grinning Gators developmental program we are pleased to announce some new and exciting changes. The Grinning Gators program will now be offered 4 days per week, Monday – Thursday for five weeks from June 10, 2019, until July 11, 2019, at the cost of $90/swimmer. The Grinning Gators program will now be led by our new Grinning Gators Program Director and will focus entirely on our youngest swimmers aged 8 and under. This program has been designed to help our youngest swimmers improve their water confidence and stroke technique. Grinning Gators should be comfortable putting their face in the water. 

Swimmers who register for Swim Team or Grinning Gators during Registration Weekend receive their 2019 team t-shirt FREE!

Practice

Green Valley Gators Swim Team 

Afterschool Practices

Outdoor practices for the entire team will begin on Monday, May 13, 2019, weather permitting.

Outdoor practice schedule:

4-5pm:   8 year olds & under

5-6pm:   9-10 year olds

6-7pm:   11 year olds & up

Summer Practice Schedule:

The Summer Schedule will begin June 11, after Guilford County schools conclude the school year.  We strive to provide a number of options for our Gator families.  Swimmers are asked to attend one of the weekly sessions below.

Summer Practice Schedule:

Weekday Practices:

7:30am – 9:00am: 11-year-olds & up (advanced practice) – this practice will not be offered on Wed mornings following swim meets.

9:00am – 10:00am:  11-12 year olds

10:00am – 11:00am:  9-10 year olds

11:00am – 12:00pm:  8 year olds & under

5:30pm – 7:00pm:     13 year olds & up, 11-12 year olds (advanced) – not offered on Fridays due to Float Nights

*We are working on an evening practice schedule for our younger swimmers to accommodate our working families, as well.

Saturday Technical Clinics:

9:00am – 10:00am:     8-10 year olds, 11-12 year olds (seasonal)

10:00am – 11:00am:    13 & Up, 11-12 year olds (experienced)

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2019 Pre-Season Indoor Clinics

Pre-season swim team clinics will be geared towards seasonal summer swimmers who are in need of additional help in learning or fine-tuning the strokes.  Coaches will focus on swimmers’ correct stroke techniques and turns and will eventually work to build stamina for the upcoming season.  Sign up for Clinics during Registration Weekend!

Clinic Dates: Clinics will be held on Saturday mornings for a full hour this year at either 8:30-9:30am or 9:30-10:30am at Greensboro College. Will will have 6 lanes for usage, lots of room! There will be no breaks for Easter weekend or spring break, but these are not mandatory practices. 

Fee:   $100 per swimmer

SCHEDULE

The pool will be open 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on Memorial Day and Labor Day
On Sundays before Memorial Day and Labor Day, the pool will be open 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meet Coach Jim Sheridan:

Coach Jim Sheridan comes to Green Valley as a highly-respected ASCA Level 5 coach with over 40 years of effective coaching experience at the age-group, high school, and collegiate levels. Prior to his current position leading the swim program at Greensboro College, he directed the Columbus North High School swim team and Donner Swim Club to yearly success by having high expectations for swimmers and coaches (1994 – 2016). He brings an energetic and enthusiastic commitment to working with swimmers of all ages and abilities. His primary goal for all swimmers is for practices and meets to be challenging and fun.

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