Green Gators Swim Team

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The Dublin Green Gators is a competitive, summer recreational swim team that participates in the Valley Swim League. The season begins with daily practices, starting in May, with swim meets held every Saturday, beginning in early June. The season will end with the Valley Swim League Championship Meet on a Saturday in mid-to-late July, followed by an end-of-year party the following day. Parent participation and volunteering is required for every Saturday swim meet.

Anyone 18 or under who has not attended college on or before May 31, 2024, and has not competed or practiced with a U.S. Swim Team since December 31, 2023, is eligible to participate.

Registration Dates for 2024 Green Gators: 

Priority Registration (for returning swimmers who were on the 2023 Green Gator Swim Team): Tuesday, January 30, 2024. 

Dublin Residents (for new swimmers - new swimmers must attend one safety swim assessment date below): Tuesday, February 6, 2024.

Non-Residents (for new swimmers - new swimmers must attend one safety swim assessment date below): Tuesday, February 20, 2024.


Mandatory Parent/Guardian Meeting will be on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, 6:00pm - 7:00pm at The Wave Community Room (4201 Central Parkway, Dublin, CA 94568; Community Room is located on the right from Lobby).  One parent/guardian must be in attendance for each registered swimmer, as we will be going over important information about the swim season. 

New Swimmer Required Safety Assessment:

ALL registered and/or waitlisted new swimmers who were not on The Green Gator's 2023 swim team must attend one safety assessment day and meet the prerequisites for their age group to qualify and remain enrolled on the team. All swimmers should have knowledge of the 4 competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly):

6 & under / 7-8 Years Prerequisites: swimmers must safely and independently swim 25-yards (1 lap) of freestyle, 25-yards of backstroke, and 25-yards of breaststroke. Swimmers should also have a basic understanding of butterfly stroke. Each 25-yard set must be completed without stopping.

9-10 / 11-12 Years Prerequisites: swimmers must safely and independently swim 50-yards (2 laps) of freestyle, 50-yards of backstroke, 50-yards of breaststroke, and 25-yards of butterfly. Each 25- and 50-yard set must be completed without stopping.

13-14 / 15-18 Years Prerequisites: swimmers must safely and independently swim 100-yards (4 laps) of freestyle, 100-yards of backstroke, 50-yards (2 laps) of breaststroke, and 50-yards of butterfly. Each 100- and 50-yard set must be completed without stopping.

New Swimmer Safety Assessment Dates
: All new swimmers, registered and/or waitlisted, must attend one (1) date at The Wave and meet the prerequisites for their age group. Participants may arrive anytime during the assessment hour and must first check-in at the front desk. Please ensure your swimmer(s) are either registered or waitlisted in their age group prior to attending a safety assessment.

New Swimmer Safety Assessment Dates: 

4/6/24 & 4/13/24 

10:30am—12:30pm at The Wave

2024 Green Gator Swim Meet Schedule:

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6/1/24Practice Meet @ The Wave
6/8/24LARPD @ Dublin
6/15/24Castlewood @ Dublin
6/22/24Dublin @ San Ramon
6/29/24Dublin @ Rhonewood
7/10/24Sunset @ Dublin
7/13/24Dublin @ The Club
7/20/24Championships @ LARPD
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Practices Times and Locations:

*practice times and locations are subject to change

Spring Practice Times (May 20 - May 31, 2024): 
*No practice on Monday, May 27, 2024

AGE GROUPTIMEDAYSLOCATION
Boys & Girls: 6 & Under / 7-8 Years4:10pm-4:55pmMon-Fri
Indoor Natatorium Pool
Boys & Girls: 9-10 Years4:00pm-4:55pmMon-Fri
Outdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 11-12 Years5:00pm-5:55pmMon-Fri
Outdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 13-14 Years6:00pm-6:55pmMon-Fri
Outdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 15-18 Years7:00pm-7:55pmMon-Fri
Outdoor Sports Pool


Summer Practice Times (June 3 - July 19, 2024): 
*No practice on Thursday, July 4, 2024

AGE GROUPTIMEDAYSLOCATION
Boys & Girls: 6 & Under / 7-8 Years7:10am-7:55amMon-Fri
Indoor Natatorium Pool
Boys & Girls: 9-10 Years7:00am-7:55amMon-Fri
Outdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 11-12 Years8:00am-8:55amMon-Fri
Outdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 13-14 Years9:00am-9:55amMon-Fri
Outdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 15-18 Years10:00am-10:55amMon-Fri
Outdoor Sports Pool


**Alternate Evening Summer Practice Times (June 3 - July 19, 2024):
*No practice on Thursday, July 4, 2024
AGE GROUPTIMEDAYSLOCATION
Boys & Girls: 6 & Under / 7-8 Years6:15pm-7pmMon-Thurs ONLYIndoor Natatorium Pool
Boys & Girls: 9-10 Years6:15pm-7:10pmMon-Thurs ONLYOutdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 11-12 Years6:15pm-7:10pmMon-Thurs ONLYOutdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 13-14 Years7:15pm-8:10pmMon-Thurs ONLYOutdoor Sports Pool
Boys & Girls: 15-18 Years7:15pm-8:10pmMon-Thurs ONLYOutdoor Sports Pool
**ALTERNATE EVENING PRACTICE POLICY: Alternate evening practice (Monday-Thursday ONLY) are for swimmers who cannot attend morning practice due to qualifying reasons (i.e. summer school, camps, etc.). Swimmers who request alternate evening practice and are approved must commit to evening practices for the duration of the season and may not switch back and forth. Those requesting alternate evening practice must fill out an Evening Practice Request Form and return to the Head Swim Coach (evening practice request forms will not be available until May 2024). Please note, spots are very limited and individual dates will not be accepted.

Swim Meet Schedule:

Swim meets are held every Saturday beginning in early June, and end with the Championship Swim Meet in late July.

For more information about the team please email TheDublinWave@dublin.ca.gov or visit the team website.