Green Gators Swim Team
The Dublin Green Gators is a summer recreational swim team, and were league champions from 2015—2019. This program provides an opportunity for youth to compete against other swimmers of comparable age and ability in a recreational setting during the summer. The Dublin Green Gators is part of The Valley Swim League, swimming with and competing against seven other summer recreational teams from Livermore, Pleasanton, and San Ramon. Parent participation and volunteering is required throughout the season. Anyone 18 or under who has not attended college on or before May 31, 2022, and has not competed or practiced with a U.S. Swim Team since December 31, 2021, is eligible to participate. Please note, all swimmers must have a 2022 concussion waiver on file before they can practice. Please email GreenGators@dublin.ca.gov if you need a concussion waiver for your swimmer.
The season will begin with Spring practice, Monday-Friday in the evening, beginning Monday May 23. Morning practices, between 7am - 11am, begin Monday June 6, 2022 and are held Monday-Friday. The season will end with the Valley Swim League Championship Meet on July 23, 2022. Practice is held in the outdoor Sports Pool, rain or shine.
May 23 - June 3
|Boys / Girls: 6 & Under, 7-8 Years||4:00PM - 4:45PM||Monday - Friday||Outdoor Pool|
|Boys / Girls: 9-10 Years||5:00PM - 5:55PM||Monday - Friday||Outdoor Pool|
|Boys / Girls: 11-12 Years||6:00PM - 6:55PM||Monday - Friday||Outdoor Pool|
|Boys / Girls: 13-14 & 15-18 Years||7:00PM - 7:55PM||Monday - Friday||Outdoor Pool|
June 6 - July 22
|Boys / Girls: 6 & Under, 7-8 Years||10AM - 10:45AM||Monday - Friday||Outdoor Pool|
|Boys / Girls: 9-10 Years||9:00AM - 9:55AM||Monday - Friday||Outdoor Pool|
|Boys / Girls: 11-12 Years||8:00AM - 8:55AM||Monday - Friday||Outdoor Pool|
|Boys / Girls: 13-14 & 15-18 Years||7:00AM - 7:55AM||Monday - Friday||Outdoor Pool
Alternate evening practice is available beginning June 6, 2022, and will be held between 6:15pm - 8:30pm. Alternate evening practice is for swimmers who have qualifying reasons, and require an evening practice request form to be completed, and will be approved on a first-come, first-serve basis by the Head Swim Coach. Alternate evening practice is Monday-Thursday only, and spots are limited. Participants who request and are approved for alternate evening practice must commit to evening practices for the duration of the season, and may not switch back and forth.
Prerequisite: All swimmers, returning and new, will be required to participate in a safety swimming assessment in order to be eligible for the team and remain enrolled on the 2022 Green Gators. Swimmers and their families are asked to choose ONE assessment date from the dates listed below:
Saturday, February 12, 2022 from 12pm—1pm at the Sports Pool Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 12pm—1pm at the Sports Pool Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 12pm--1pm at the Sports Pool
Swimmers need to be registered on the team prior to attending a safety assessment day. No additional registration is required, and swimmers are welcome to attend any time during the hour.
Swimmers still needing a safety assessment must schedule an individual assessment by emailing GreenGators@dublin.ca.gov
The safety assessments for each age group are as follows:
- 8 Years & Younger: ability to safely and independently swim 1 lap of freestyle, and 1 lap of backstroke (2 laps total)
- 9 Years & Older: ability to safely and independently swim 1 lap of each of the 4 competitive strokes (4 laps total): butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle
Registration for the 2022 Green Gator Swim Team closed on Friday, May 6, 2022.