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Welcome to Augusta Eagles Swimming

We are excited to offer homeschoolers the opportunity to  participate in middle school  &  high school swim team season from October - January!  Swimmers will need to know the 4 strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, &  Freestyle) and be able to swim at least 50m.


Information

  • Open to 5th graders thru 12th graders
  • 4th grade siblings (age 9 by Sept. 1st) will be allowed to join as junior members (will not swim in meets)
  • Swimmers are strongly encouraged to attend 3 of the 4 practices per week.
  • Our costs per swimmer are: $286 5th-12th grade, $150 4th grade



Practice Information

Swim Team Season is October - January.

We Practice at the Wilson YMCA

3570 Wheeler Rd

Augusta, GA 30909

Enter around at the Aquatics Center Entrance.

Practice will be held:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday.

6:00 am - 8:00 am

We plan to hold practice:

October 17,18,20,21, 24,25,27,28, 31

November 1,3,4, 7,8,10,11, 14,15,17,18, 21,22, 28,29

December  1,2, 5,6,8, 12,13,15,16, 19,20,22,23, 27,29,30

January  2,3,5, 9,10,12,13, 17,19,20, 23,24,26,27


*Fees*

Fees can be paid via check or cash or to our PayPal account using the email address augustaeaglesswim@gmail.com. Please choose the friends and family option otherwise we are charged a fee and don't get all of the money you send.  

If you are not sure how much you owe please email us and we'll let you know.    

Let us know if you need to make a payment plan.

If you've already paid an Eagles fee this season please let us know and we will subtract  that  from  your total owed.

2022-2023 Fees

$286 per swimmer 5th grade - 12th grade

$150 per junior "Eaglet" swimmer in 4th grade

 



Meets

We plan to attend the following meets:

November 12 - The King's Academy

Location:  Cumming Aquatic Center (201 Aquatic Cir, Cumming, GA)

Time:   Warm-ups 12:30 – 1:45 PM
Meet Starts at 2:00 PM (timed finals)

December 9 - The King's Academy

Location:  Cherokee Aquatic Center (1200 Wellstar Way, Canton, GA)

Time: Warm -Ups: 4:00-5:00pm

Meet Starts 5:30pm

January 6 - Johnson Ferry Christian Academy

Location:  Cumming Aquatic Center (201 Aquatic Cir, Cumming, GA)

Time: Warmups at 4:00PM, Meet Starts at 5:15PM

2023 GAPPS State Championship

Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023

Start Time: 12:00pm Warm-Up, 1:00pm Start Time *Subject to Change*

Location: Cherokee Aquatic Center - 1200 Gresham Mill Pkwy, Canton, GA 30114

 




Support Our Team!

Purchases made through our team stores below benefit Augusta Eagles Swim Team.  So, go grab some swag !

Squad Locker

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Shop here for gear & apparel with our team logo

Swim Outlet

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Anytime you want to shop from SwimOutlet.com, access it through our link to help out the Augusta Eagles Swim Team!


Uniforms

Team Swim caps available for purchase for $7. Ask a committee member.


Rules & Regulations

The swim team is a member of the GAPPS league (Georgia Association of Private and Parochial Schools) and as such, we are governed by their rules & regulations, found here:  https://gappsports.com/uploads/files/4679/gapps-by-law-manual  & here: https://gappsports.com/uploads/files/4599/gapps-sport-specific-manual 

In regards to swimming, the GAPPS sports-specific rules for swimming follow USA Swimming's guidelines found here:  https://www.usaswimming.org/docs/default-source/rules-regulations/2021-rulebook.pdf. USA Swimming defers to FINA for types  of approved swimwear:  https://www.fina.org/swimming/approved-swimwear.


Required Documents

Please download & fill out the documents below.  They must be submitted before attending practice.  

(If you have already submitted them for another Eagles sport this season please let us know)

This form must be completed for all athletes new to competing in our league. List "Augusta Eagles" as the GAPPS school you are applying to compete with. List the age and grade of your student as of 9/1/2022. A parent should sign as "Parent," and we will sign as "Head of School" and "Athletic Director."


For those unfamiliar with GAPPS go to this link to find out more about them:

https://gappsports.com

This form must be completed and submitted BEFORE an athlete attends practice. Physicals are good for 12 months from the date of the exam.

  • We only need you  to submit the page where the doctor signs off on your child being fit to participate.  You do not need to submit the rest of the sheets to us with your child's health history on them.

A Note on Sports Physicals:

If you can't get an appointment with your regular doctor, many urgent care clinics will do sports physicals on a walk in basis for around $25.

Additional Items That Need To Be Submitted:

  • Copy of Student's Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Declaration of Intent to Homeschool (DOI)

2021-2022 Swim Team