Swim Team Programs

September 6, 2022 thru May 25, 2023

Practice Times Below are for September 6, 2022 throug November 12, 2022

Payment Options: Full Year (one payment), Session (3 payments), Monthly (1 to 9 payments)

Sessions are Fall (Sept-Oct), Winter (Nov-March), & Spring (April-May)

Beginner

$ 60 Monthly
  • $439 Full Year
  • $108 Fall Session
  • $271 Winter Session
  • $108 Spring Session
  • This program is for any swimmer who is just learning to swim and is able to make the length of the pool. The program develops the basic fundamentals of the four competitive strokes: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle.
  • Prerequisites:
    One length of the pool
  • Age:
    Generally 10 and under
  • Max number of Practices:
    1 to 2 times weekly

Basic

$ 68 Monthly
  • $493 Full Year
  • $122 Fall Session
  • $305 Winter Session
  • $122 Spring Session
  • This program is for any swimmer capable of performing any two 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 2 competitive strokes
  • Age:
    Any
  • Max number of Practices:
    2 times weekly

Advanced

$ 76 Monthly
  • $553 Full Year
  • $136 Fall Session
  • $342 Winter Session
  • $136 Spring Session
  • 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

$ 85 Monthly
  • $623 Full Year
  • $154 Fall Session
  • $ 384 Winter Session
  • $154 Spring Session
  • 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

$ 106 Monthly
  • $773 Full Year
  • $191 Fall Session
  • $477 Winter Session
  • $191 Spring Session
  • 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

HS Option A

$ 147 Monthly
  • $1,070 Full Year
  • $264 Fall Session
  • $660 Winter Session
  • $264 Spring Session
  • This program is designed for swimmers 13 and older. Swimmers participate in the Olympic program, are required to create and work towards goals, but are not yet prepared to make the time commitment required at the Olympian level.
  • Prerequisites:
    High School Student
  • Age:
    High School Age
  • Practices:
    4 to 7 times weekly
  • Required Equipment: Fins; Tempo Trainers​

HS Option B

$ 135 Monthly
  • $985 Full Year
  • $243 Fall Session
  • $608 Winter Session
  • $243 Spring Session
  • This program is designed for swimmers 13 and older. Swimmers participate in the Olympic program, are required to create and work towards goals, but are not yet prepared to make the time commitment required at the HSA and Olympian levels.
  • Prerequisites:
    High School Student
  • Age:
    High School Age
  • Practices:
    2 to 4 times weekly
  • Required Equipment: Fins; Tempo Trainers​

Olympian

$ 151 Monthly
  • $1,100 Full Year
  • $271 Fall session
  • $679 Winter Session
  • $271 Spring session
  • This is the most aggressive and competitive program the club offers. Practices are tailored to each swimmer ranging from rigorous conditioning to development of proper stroke mechanics, start, turn and finish training. 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:
    Approval of coaches
  • Age:
    Generally 13 or older
  • Attendance requirement:
    Minimum of 5 Practices Per Week
  • Required Equipment:
    Fins; Tempo Trainers

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.
  • New this year: Participation in Swim Meets is required. Please do not join if you do not intend to compete. This is for all program levels (Beginner, Basic, Advanced, Junior, JO, HSB, HSA, and O). Please see our tentative meet schedule for meet dates.
  • 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 Participants must pay the Participation/Fundraiser Fee ($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.
  • 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.
  • 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, 2022 for the Fall Session, November 30, 2022 for the Winter Session, April 30, 2023 for the Spring Session, and September 30, 2022 for the full school year session option (Sept thru May).
    • 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.