Swim Team Programs

September 7, 2021 thru May 26, 2022

Practice Times Below are for the Fall Session

Beginner

$ 60 Monthly
  • $108 fall (Sept - Oct)
  • $270 winter (Nov - Mar)
  • $108 spring (Apr - May)
  • $437 year (Sept - May)
  • 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

$ 67 Monthly
  • $120 fall (Sept - Oct)
  • $299 winter (Nov - Mar)
  • $120 spring (Apr - May)
  • $484 year (Sept - May)
  • 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

$ 75 Monthly
  • $135 fall (Sept - Oct)
  • $337 winter (Nov - Mar)
  • $135 spring (Apr - May)
  • $547 year (Sept - May)
  • 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:
    3 times weekly

Junior

$ 83 Monthly
  • $149 fall (Sept - Oct)
  • $373 winter (Nov - Mar)
  • $149 spring (Apr - May)
  • $604 year (Sept - May)
  • 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:
    3 times weekly

Junior Olympian

$ 104 Monthly
  • $187 fall (Sept - Oct)
  • $468 winter (Nov - Mar)
  • $187 spring (Apr - May)
  • $758 year (Sept - May)
  • 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
  • Recommended Equipment:
    Fins; Tempo Trainers

HS Option A

$ 141 Monthly
  • $254 fall session (Sept - Oct)
  • $634 winter session (Nov - Mar)
  • $254 spring session (Apr - May)
  • $1,028 year (Sept - May)
  • 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:
    2 to 5 times weekly

HS Option B

$ 132 Monthly
  • $238 fall session (Sept - Oct)
  • $594 winter session (Nov - Mar)
  • $238 spring session (Apr - May)
  • $963 year (Sept - May)
  • 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

Olympian

$ 147 Monthly
  • $265 fall session (Sept - Oct)
  • $661 winter session (Nov - Mar)
  • $265 spring session (Apr - May)
  • $1072 year (Sept - May)
  • 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
  • Recommended 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.
  • 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, you will need to pay this either online at time of registration, by check, or over the phone. 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 [email protected].
  • Each family must pay our $80 Participation  Fee. 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 (in light of COVID distancing efforts). NO cash please.
    • If you prefer to:
      • pay by credit card over the phone, please call 302-836-6464 between 9am and 2pm, Monday thru Fridays.
      • 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 September 15, 2021 for monthly payment option and September 30, 2021 for the fall session or year (Sept – May) 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. This is to adhere to strict guidelines regarding occupancy limits. 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.
  • Please refer to the special COVID procedures that we are following in order to keep everyone safe and to stay compliant with state mandates. Please also be sure to bring a copy of the signed COVID waiver found in the procedures. If you have already completed the waiver, you do NOT need to do this again.