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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.


GAPPS State Swimming Championship Qualifying Times

Qualifying Standards

 

 

 

Event

Female

Male

Varsity 200 Medley Relay

-

-

Varsity 200 Freestyle

2:45.0

2:30.0

Varsity 200 Individual Medley

3:20.0

3:00.0

Varsity 50 Freestyle

45.0

40.0

Varsity 100 Butterfly

1:35.0

1:25.0

Varsity 100 Freestyle

1:35.0

1:25.0

Varsity 500 Freestyle

8:00.0

7:45.0

Varsity 100 Backstroke

1:40.0

1:35.0

Varsity 100 Breaststroke

1:45.0

1:40.0

Varsity 200 Freestyle Relay

-

-

 

 

 

Middle School 200 Medley Relay

-

Middle School 100 Individual Medley

1:45.0

Middle School 50 Freestyle

50.0

Middle School 50 Butterfly

50.0

Middle School 100 Freestyle

1:40.0

Middle School 50 Backstroke

1:00.0

Middle School 50 Breaststroke

1:00.0

Middle School 200 Freestyle Relay

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General Practice Times

Swim Team Season is October - January.

Practices will be held Monday - Thursday from 1:30pm-3:30pm (1st hour for High School, 2nd hour for Middle School) at the Wilson Family YMCA, 3570 Wheeler Rd, Augusta, GA 30909.  Enter at the Aquatic Department Entrance around back.


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 most meets)
  • Swimmers are strongly encouraged to attend 3 of the 4 practices per week.
  • Our costs per swimmer are: 
    • Eaglets (4th grade siblings) $100  
    • High School/Middle School (1st child)$300 
      • Each additional HS/MS child $250
    • *Ask us about selling adds to help defray your cost

*Fees*

Fees can be paid via our PayPal account using the email address augustaeaglesswim@gmail.com. If you are not sure how much you owe please email us and we'll let you know.  Your evaluation fees will be put toward your registration fees.  

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


News

At our first meet of the season in Cumming, GA, out of 16 teams, our Men's JV team tied for 2nd place, the Men's Varsity came in 5th, & the Women's JV team came in 5th.  Great job, Eagles!



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Uniforms


Support Our Team!

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

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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 9/1/2021. 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)

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.