Green Mountain Swim Team

Reminder: Spring Clinic Starts 3/4

The Gator Spring Swim Clinic is right around the corner. Location:  Green Mountain Rec CenterDates:       3/4/22 – 5/13/23 (skip 3/18)  SATURDAYSFee:          $100 for 10 week sessionAge Group Swim Times: 3:00-4:00pm (Ages 10 and under)4:00-5:00pm (Ages 11 and older)*If we have less than 25 participants, all practices will be at 3pm…

Fall Swim Clinic (Gators)

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$100Fall 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…

End Of Season Updates

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…

BANQUET + STATE MEET

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 Banquet…

Upper division practice tomorrow

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.

League Entries – Please Read

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 ethan.schick@gmail.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.…

League Week (7/18)

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 are…

Last Chance Entries

The preliminary last chance entries are linked here – Entries. Please email ethan.schick@gmail.com for any changes or additions. Entries are due at 4pm.

Last Chance Meet

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 ethan.schick@gmail.com with entries. No late entries will be accepted.

Swimmer of the Week – Week of 7/4

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…

Week of 7/11 (Big Week!!)

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…

Week of 7/4

Monday 7/4: No practiceSaturday 7/9: Dual Meet at Applewood KnollsDetail 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 only…

League Championships Gear: Pre-Orders

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.…

Swimmers of the Week(s)

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…

Week of 6/27

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 meetDetails:- 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 you…

Ken Caryl Entries

Ken Caryl entries are posted here – Ken Caryl Entries. They should be final, but please double check and direct any questions or comments to ethan.schick@gmail.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…

Week of 6/20 Intrasquad + Invitational Weekend

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 meetsDetails:Intrasquad: all entries are due by…

We Need Timers!

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…

Let’s Talk About Ken Caryl

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…

Dogs at Practice (FYI)

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…

This Week (6/13)

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.Saturday…

Swimmers of the Week

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…

Butterfly Stroke Clinic Tomorrow!

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!!

Gators Stroke Clinics

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 &…

Meet Results + More

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: small…

Meet Results Posted

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…