Gators

SWIM TEAM

Gatorades - Ages 8 years old & Under

Young swimmers looking to join the Gator’s Swim Team can try out for our Gatorades.  These swimmers will learn the basics for competitive swimming, through fun drill based practices. The swimmer must know the backstroke and free style. To be on Gatorades, the swimmer must be a member. Please contact our Swim Teach Coach, Dennie Swan-Scott for try-outs.

Gators Swim Team - Ages 6-18 years old

Ages are variable depending on group. Gators focus on stroke development, character and discipline to reach goals.  The Glens Falls YMCA Gators is a year-round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities.  The team is divided into age group and skill levels so that the swimmers can progress as they gain maturity, strength and commitment.  The goal of our team is to provide a supportive environment for all age group swimmers. Swimmers compete in our Adirondack YMCA League with other local teams and can choose to compete through the YMCA and the US Swimming Association at Local, state, regional and national venues.  Our coaches, as members of the American Swimming coaches Association, have access to the most comprehensive training and certification program for youth coaches of any sort in the United States.  They provide assurances that the time children spend in swimming will be quality time. Please contact our Swim Teach Coach, Dennie Swan-Scott for try-outs.

Triathlon Club - Ages 11-18 years old

Train for the sport of triathlon with the Gators Swim Team or just become stronger at swimming and advancement in strength training, to become fitter and faster. There will be a specialized schedule based on the swimmer’s ability. Please contact our Swim Teach Coach, Dennie Swan-Scott for try-outs.