Swim Team Programs

Winter Season September 5, 2023 thru May 23, 2024

Practice Times Below are for September 5 thru November 11, 2023

Payment Options

Monthly (1 to 9 payments): billed on the 15th of each month, 9/5/23 thru 5/23/24

Session (1 to 3 payments): FALL 9/5 thru 10/28/23; WINTER 10/30/23 thru 3/30/24; SPRING 4/1 thru 5/23/24

Payment in Full (one payment for all 9 months; only available during the month of September)

 

Beginner

$ 61 Monthly
  • $110 Fall Session
  • $277 Winter Session
  • $110 Spring Session
  • $447 Paid in Full
  • This program is for any swimmer who is able to swim the length of the pool using both freestyle AND backstroke. The program develops the basic fundamentals of the four competitive strokes: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Swimmers will be introduced to the start, turn and finish of each stroke.
  • Prerequisites:
    One length of the pool
  • Age:
    Generally 10 and under
  • Max number of Practices:
    1 to 2 times weekly

Basic

$ 69 Monthly
  • $124 Fall Session
  • $309 Winter Session
  • $124 Spring Session
  • $501 Paid in Full
  • This program is for any swimmer capable of performing any three of the four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breastroke and freestyle). Swimmers will develop the proper stroke, start, turn and finish techniques for each competitive stroke.
  • Prerequisites:
    proficient in at least 3 competitive strokes
  • Age:
    Any
  • Max number of Practices:
    2 times weekly

Advanced

$ 77 Monthly
  • $138 Fall Session
  • $346 Winter Session
  • $138 Spring Session
  • $560 Paid in Full
  • Swimmers must be legal in the four competitive strokes. The start and turn techniques and stroke mechanics learned at the Beginner and Basic levels are enhanced and refined. Swimmers will begin participating in short conditioning sets that reinforce proper stroke technique.
  • Prerequisites:
    Proficient in the four competitive strokes
  • Age:
    Any
  • Max number of Practices:
    2 to 3 times weekly
  • Required Equipment: Fins

Junior

$ 87 Monthly
  • $157 Fall Session
  • $393 Winter Session
  • $157 Spring Session
  • $636 Paid in Full
  • This program is designed for younger swimmers who show a high aptitude for the sport, but are too young for senior style training. Yardage increases and practice elements become more structured as the swimmers are introduced to the concepts of training, endurance, pace, and goal setting.
  • Prerequisites:
    Approval of coaches
  • Age:
    Generally 9 to 12
  • Max number of Practices:
    2 to 3 times weekly
  • Required Equipment: Fins

Junior Olympian

$ 108 Monthly
  • $194 Fall Session
  • $486 Winter Session
  • $194 Spring Session
  • $788 Paid in Full
  • This program is designed to transition swimmers from the less intense training utilized for younger swimmers to the more mature and intense training required for success in the older age groups. Flexibility to participate in various senior level training will be built into the program to meet the needs of the swimmer and at the discretion of the coaches (i.e. dry-land, extended practices, morning practices).
  • Prerequisites:
    Approval of coaches
  • Age:
    Generally 11 to 16
  • Max number of Practices:
    2 to 4 times weekly
  • Required Equipment:
    Fins; Tempo Trainers

High School *

$ 150 Monthly
  • $269 Fall Session
  • $674 Winter Session
  • $269 Spring Session
  • $1,090 Paid in Full
  • The primary focus of this training program is race mechanics and Race Quality Training (RQT) for the 200 free, 200 IM and the 100-yard events of all 4 strokes.
  • Prerequisites:
    Coach Approval
  • Age:
    Generally 13 or older
  • Practices:
    up to 5 times weekly
  • Required Equipment: Fins; Tempo Trainers​

Senior Sprint *

$ 104 Monthly
  • $187 Fall Session
  • $468 Winter Session
  • $187 Spring Session
  • $758 Paid in Full
  • The primary focus of this training program is the 50 and 100 freestyle events with a secondary focus on the sprint events of the other three strokes. Training includes the use of sleds. This group will have a registration limit of 10 swimmers.
  • Prerequisites:
    Coach Approval
  • Age:
    Generally 13 or older
  • Practices:
    up to 6 times weekly
  • Required Equipment: Fins; Tempo Trainers​

Senior Distance *

$ 104 Monthly
  • $187 Fall Session
  • $468 Winter Session
  • $187 Spring Session
  • $758 Paid in Full
  • The primary focus of this training group is the 500 and 1650 freestyles with a secondary focus on the 400 IM and 200-yard events for the other three strokes. This registration group will have a limit of 10 swimmers.
  • Prerequisites:
    Coach Approval
  • Age:
    Generally 13 or older
  • Practices:
    up to 6 times weekly
  • Required Equipment:
    Fins; Tempo Trainers

Olympian

$ 208 Monthly
  • $374 Fall Session
  • $936 Winter Session
  • $374 Spring Session
  • $1,516 Paid in Full
  • This is the most aggressive and competitive program the club offers. Swimmers in this program may partake of all Senior/High School programming. Commitment and attendance are crucial. Swimmers are expected to set short and long term goals, and to take an active role in achieving them.
  • Prerequisites:
    Coach Approval
  • Age:
    Generally 13 or older
  • Attendance requirement:
    min. of 6 practices/week
  • Required Equipment:
    Fins; Tempo Trainers

HS Add-on Options

$ 26 Monthly
  • $47 Fall Session
  • $117 Winter Session
  • $47 Spring Session
  • $190 Paid in Full
  • These sessions can be attended as standalone or, with the permission of the staff, integrated with the General High School sessions
  • Sleds Add-on
    Primary focus: RQT muscle toning.

    M/W/F 5:45 to 6:15am
    M/T/W/R 8 to 8:30pm
    Sat 3 to 3:30pm
  • Weights/Strength Training Add-on
    Primary focus: strength improvement.

    M/T/W/R TBD
    Sat TBD
  • Prerequisites:
    Coach Approval
  • Age:
    Generally 13 or older

* may combine High School with either Sprint or Distance at these prices:
Monthy $184
Fall/Spring $332
Winter $828
In Full $1,343

Before Registering

  • If you have registered with us before (for any aquatics program), please use the same log in information you already have created. Please do not create a new account.
  • First time registering? We strongly recommend you read through our FAQ’s first.
  • All participants must have a current Boys & Girls Club Membership ($15 for the year). If you are a new participant, or your membership will expire during the session you will be signing up for, it is preferred that you pay this online at time of registration. This must be paid no later than the 2nd week of your participation. If you are unsure when your membership expires, please contact Heidi at hwagnerkiser@bgclubs.org.
  • All families must pay the annual participation fee ($80 for the year). – $80 (per year, per family). The $80 fee is our team fundraiser fee and is charged once per school year per family. It covers items and events like new equipment, the holiday party, the end of the year party, the team gift, USA meet fees, and some coach expenses. This needs to be paid at the time of registration.
  • For multiple registrations, Please remember to click “+Add Another Registration” on the upper right-side of the checkout page of the first child. Otherwise, the 2nd child, 3rd child, etc. discount will NOT automatically occur. For those athletes registering for the High School program, but would like to also add the sleds and/or the weight training option, please also select “+Add Another Registration” on the upper right-side of the checkout page.
  • Online payments are preferred. NO cash please.
    • If you prefer to:
      • pay by check, make checks payable to GNBGC (Greater Newark Boys & Girls Club) and send check in with child at practice, or mail to GNBGC, 1 Positive Place, Newark, DE 19702.
  • Payment is preferred at time of registration. If you choose to pay later, please do so by the 15th of the month for monthly payment option, by September 30, 2023 for the Session, and by September 30, 2023 for the pay in full/full year option.
    • A $5 late fee may be applied to registrations and membership fees not paid by the due date. We reserve the right to refuse services should fees be unpaid.
  • All practices require an RSVP.  Be sure to join our Team App to RSVP for practices. You may need to request access to the group you register for. If we are at our occupancy limit, you will not be able to practice if you have not RSVP’d.