Summer swim team registration is now open. We have a lot of funky issues this season because of COVID, so please keep reading to get the full picture of what this season will look like (and know that it could change at any minute).
We will start after school practices the week of 5/17 or 5/24 depending on when the pool is ready to go. Morning practices will start Tuesday, June 1.
Practice times will remain the same, but we may need to shift age groups based on numbers.
6:30 am – 8:00 am ages 13+
8:00 am – 9:00 am ages 10 – 12
9:00 am – 10:00 am 9 and unders
Due to COVID restrictions, we may be limited by the number of people allowed on the grounds during a meet.
If Jeffco is at Level Blue: All meets will be at our pool with our team only. A majority of the FSA teams in our league are following this model. We will have a dual meet against a different team each week, but we will all be at our respective pools. We will then combine the times for scoring.
If Jeffco is at Level Clear: We will return to in-person dual meets. We will still have safety guidelines to protect our team and parents and those will be disseminating as we get closer to the meets.
We absolutely still need parent volunteers for all swim meets. We expect each family to volunteer for approximately 5 volunteer shifts throughout the season. It may be more. It may be less. It takes a lot of hands to run a swim meet and we can’t function without the help. Plus, you get a front row seat to all the swimming action!
State and League Championship Meets:
League is a go and is planned for the weekend of July 16th.
State is up in the air. It is tentatively planned for the weekend of July 23rd, but no pool has been found to host State because of COVID restrictions.
General COVID Restrictions:
Until restrictions are lifted we will continue to work with the team to keep everyone safe. All swimmers will need to arrive at the pool with a mask on. Masks can be taken off once the swimmer is at their assigned lane. Parents will be allowed on deck with a mask to watch the swim meets, but we will spread everyone out and ask that you quickly vacate the deck if your child is not swimming.
High School Boys:
The boys CHSSA season is in direct conflict with summer swim club this season. We plan to offer an evening boys practice time each week. The practice will be non-conditioning and will focus on relays, starts, turns, dryland and socialization to keep our boys steeped in Gator spirit.
Team Swim Suits:
You are not required to have a team suit, but it does give the swimmers a sense of belonging to the team. DEADLINE TO ORDER A TEAM SUIT IS 5/14. We will not have suit fittings this year due to covid. Please go to our team store online and order directly.
Click on Teams Store
At the top, click on Teams store again to pull down the list
Choose Green Mountain
Password is: GREENmtn21 (case sensitive).
We are so excited to get all our swimmers back in the pool! This summer will be weird AND fun and we look forward to experiencing it with our wonderful swim family.