Green Mountain Rec Center (13198 W. Green Mountain Dr.)SATURDAYS starting 9/17/2210 week session$100 Fall Session: September 17 – November 19 SATURDAYSAll ages 3:00-4:00pmCost: $100 for 10-week session per child (cash or check made payable to GMST).We cannot prorate the cost of the clinic based on attendance. click here to register: https://form.jotform.com/212237142922145
Our Fall Swim Clinic dates are set. If you would like to join us, please see below. Green Mountain Rec Center (13198 W. Green Mountain Dr.)SATURDAYS starting 9/17/2210 week session$100 Fall Session: September 17 – November 19 SATURDAYSAll ages 3:00-4:00pmCost: $100 for 10-week session per child (cash or check made payable to GMST).We cannot prorate … Continue reading “Fall Swim Clinic (Gators)”
Congrats to our State Swimmers! We had over 25 Top 5 finishes and 1 Gator Record (13-14 Girls Medley Relay) broken at State. Our Upper Division went especially hard with lots of trashcan throw-up sessions, borrowed tech suits, super hero capes, and supportive relay pump-up sessions. Our team placed 7th overall at State. Great job … Continue reading “End Of Season Updates”
Week of 7/25 (as we wind down and also ramp up!) Congrats to our League Swimmers! We took 3rd place at League (and most importantly beat the Golden Marlins who took 4th. First place went to 5Parks and second place to AKST) Well done everyone. Summary:Monday: Change in State Meet Practice Times (see below)Wednesday: Team … Continue reading “BANQUET + STATE MEET”
Upper division practice starts at 7am tomorrow. If you are swimming the 400 you can come to the 7, 8 or 9 am practice for a short warm up and some pace work before the race tomorrow night.
The preliminary League entries are posted here – Entries. If your swimmer is swimming at League please check their entries and let me know if there are any changes or errors (email email@example.com or text/call 7203354894). Entries are due by 5pm today. Because of the lottery system (explained below) they need to be final (i.e. … Continue reading “League Entries – Please Read”
League practices start this week. If your swimmer did not qualify, then they will not swim at practice this week. Practice times remain the same. Team Movie Night: We will have an after-hours movie night at the pool on Wednesday 7/20. You can arrive between 8:15-8:30pm. This is a non-swimming event. Blankets, pillows and pajamas … Continue reading “League Week (7/18)”
The preliminary last chance entries are linked here – Entries. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for any changes or additions. Entries are due at 4pm.
Entries for the last chance meet are due this afternoon. The last chance meet is for swimmers with a B time trying to make league. Please talk to the coaches at the meet today or email email@example.com with entries. No late entries will be accepted.
Upper Division – Everett Last week Everett came back from a vacation, but didn’t let that affect his swimming at all. He threw himself back into practice with gusto, giving his all on sets and challenging himself to get better. At the AK meet he continued his goal to swim all the events with a … Continue reading “Swimmer of the Week – Week of 7/4”
It’s a 3-Meet kind of week! Please read through so you know what’s going on. This is our last week of regular practices unless you qualify for League or State.Summary:Monday 7/11 : Start of Gator WeekWednesday 7/13: Intrasquad #3 (plus parent/coaches relay)Saturday 7/16: Dual Meet at GoldenSunday 7/17: Last Chance Meet!Future Planning:Wednesday 7/20: Team Movie … Continue reading “Week of 7/11 (Big Week!!)”
We need timers! We are 17 people short. Please sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d4dabac28a1ff2-gmst7 Applewood Knolls Swim and Tennis: 11520 W 32nd Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 Parking is tight at Applewood Knolls. Please use the Applewood Baptist parking lot just a block to the east of the pool on 32nd. Warm up is at 6:30am. … Continue reading “Details for Saturday (7/9) Meet @ AK”
Below is the link to view/order photos right online!https://www.smugmug.com/gallery/n-LwHwFg **album will be available until 07/31/2022 Have questions about ordering, contact Alex Hearn directly at firstname.lastname@example.org From Alex: “Thank you again for having me out to photograph all the swimmers again this year, it’s always a lot of fun!! I would like to offer a 10% … Continue reading “Team Photos Are Here!”
Monday 7/4: No practiceSaturday 7/9: Dual Meet at Applewood Knolls Detail Updates:– July 4th: We will not have practice. Enjoy the day!– Parent Volunteers: Thank you so much to those families that have been helping. We still have about one-third of the team that has not stepped up yet. As a reminder, your swimmer is … Continue reading “Week of 7/4”
We are collecting photos/videos to feature at our banquet. If you have any photos or short video clips that you want included, please go to the following Photo Circle site to upload: https://join.photocircleapp.com/H87Y231JZG Scott Kuipoff (one of our Data Dadz) has generously agreed to take this project on. Thanks Scott!
Hey Gators- If your child has already qualified for League (or you think there is a good chance that they will), we are doing pre-orders for League Gear. Our team is hosting League this year and we are trying to do pre-orders so that we aren’t stuck with hundreds of unpurchased t-shirts after the event. … Continue reading “League Championships Gear: Pre-Orders”
The following are the swimmers of the week for the weeks of 6/13 and 6/20. Upper DivisionWeek of 6/13 – Eden Eden is an excellent swimmer, but the quality that impresses the coaches the most, is Eden’s commitment to technique and constant improvement. She always comes to the coaches tent after her races and asks … Continue reading “Swimmers of the Week(s)”
Summary:Monday 6/27: REMINDER– upper division practice starts @7amWednesday 6/29: – Pictures & Pancakes- starts at 7:30am– Water World – opens at 10:00amSaturday 7/2: Bye weekend- no meet Details:– Picture Day: please wear your team suit (if you have one). Our photographer-extraordinaire, Alex Hearn., will take a team photo, age division photos and individual photos (if … Continue reading “Week of 6/27”
Ken Caryl entries are posted here – Ken Caryl Entries. They should be final, but please double check and direct any questions or comments to email@example.com before 2pm today. For the most part the coaches spoke with the swimmers who were already qualified and based entries off of those conversations. There were just a few … Continue reading “Ken Caryl Entries”
click here for the full blog address: https://gmstgators.wordpress.com/homepage/ Summary of Next 2 Weeks (so you know what’s coming)Wednesday 6/22: Intrasquad #2Friday/Saturday 6/24-6/25: Ken Caryl InvitationalSunday 6/26: AAC Pentathlon InvitationalMonday 6/27: Upper Division practice starts at 7am (due to long coaching weekend)Wednesday 6/29: Pictures Pancakes and WaterWorldSaturday 7/2: BYE weekend. No meets Details:Intrasquad: all entries are … Continue reading “Week of 6/20 Intrasquad + Invitational Weekend”
Attention all Gator parents. We need volunteers for tomorrow! 27 people to be exact. We are short on timers for every shift, as well as other volunteer slots. We will not start the meet until we have filled these slots. If we don’t have volunteers, we don’t have a meet. Please sign up ASAP. It … Continue reading “We Need Timers!”
We have an invitational meet next weekend. What does that mean for your swimmer? And how do you know if they’re qualified. What if they don’t qualify? Here’s all the details:Step 1: All entries for KCI (Ken Caryl Invitational) are due this Sunday 6/19. The coaches have been asking the swimmers all week “If you … Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Ken Caryl”
Hi Team! We love seeing your dogs at practice but have been notified that it is actually not allowed by the state regulations from the Colorado Dept. of Public Health and Environment Water Quality Control Division. You can have your dogs outside the fence, but are not able to bring them in. Thanks so much … Continue reading “Dogs at Practice (FYI)”
Wednesday 6/15: Tie-Dye and Ice Cream Social (5:30-7pm)The whole family is welcome. This is a non-swimming event. We will be in the upper grass area with buckets of dye for the team to colorize their gator shirts/tanks/shorts/etc. We will have white gator shirts and tanks to sell, but you are welcome to bring your own. … Continue reading “This Week (6/13)”
Week of 6/6 Each week the coaches will choose one swimmer from each of the practices to be recognized as the swimmer of the week. Swimmers are chosen each week based on their contributions to the team, including, but not limited to, athletic achievements, sportsmanship, volunteerism, team spirit, and/or creating a positive atmosphere. The swimmers … Continue reading “Swimmers of the Week”
Good afternoon gators! I just sent out an email regarding the Butterfly stroke clinics that are happening tomorrow morning. Please let me know if you have any questions. See you there!!
We are so excited to offer small group swim clinics twice a week! There are 15 available spots for each clinic, the focus changing each week. You will be notified your assigned day of the swim clinic by email. If you have further questions, please ask the coaches! This week’s focus is BUTTERFLY!! 11 & … Continue reading “Gators Stroke Clinics”
This week’s updates:Meet Saturday 6/11: This is an away meet at the Applewood Athletic Club. We will need 6 timers per shift (3 shifts) for this meet. The sign up is available here. Warm up is at 6:30 am. Deciphering the Top Times report: you will see the following letters next to your swimmers times: … Continue reading “Meet Results + More”
Meet results for both Intrasquad #1 (06/01) and GMST v STING (06/04) have been posted along with the latest Top Times report. We are aware of a security issue which currently prevents clicked links on our blog from displaying correctly. While we work to fix this issue you can right-click and open the links in … Continue reading “Meet Results Posted”
Saturday Meet: We have our first dual meet on Saturday with the Stingrays. We both have large teams, so the meet will be 5-6 hours long. We still need volunteers. Please click here for the direct link to sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090d4dabac28a1ff2-gmst4 Meet Reminders: -Grass: we are still staying off the lower grass and slopes. You … Continue reading “Saturday Meet + Night Practices”