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Garver Swim Team

Garver Swim Team

Upcoming Meets
Event Date Time Location
EELoween Practice 10/31 Normal Practice Time Jerry Garver YMCA
Lancaster Invitational:11 and Over 11/1 8:00 am Lancaster YMCA
Lancaster Invitational: 10 and Under 11/2 9:00 am Lancaster YMCA
EELs vs GCY 11/8 1:00 pm Jerry Garver YMCA
Electric EEL Invitational 11/22 Urbancrest YMCA
Electric EEL Invitational 11/23 Urbancrest YMCA

News & Recent Events

Lancaster Invitational Update

Please make sure to arrive at the Lancaster YMCA atleast 30 minutes before our scheduled warm-up time.  This is a fast Invitational held in a very fast pool.  Make sure to take advantage of the Fox Pool for warm-up/cool down during the meet.  The coaching staff is excited to… Read More | Comment


EELs Smash Pumpkin Invitational

The coaching staff was very pleased with how well our swimmers did at Saturday's Pumpkin Inviational.  We took eighty three swimmers and had numerous time drops in our events.  Even though our team had alot of swimmers competing for the EELs for the first time, we are positive we… Read More | Comment


No Trick Only a Treat: No Practice this Thursday - 10/30/14

Since the large majority of communities are having Trick or Treating on Thursday, practice will be cancelled.  Please make sure to attend the EELoween Practice on Friday for Halloween fun and games in the pool. 

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Halloween = EELoween - 10/31/14

The EELs will be celebrating Halloween on Friday with an EELoween practice.  This will take place during normal practice hours and will consist of fun games and pool skills that have to do with Halloween.  All swimmers are encouraged to attend and wear a costume to practice.  We will… Read More | Comment


Information About Lancaster Invitational

Hello Everyone!

It is time to sign up for our next Invitational!

This Invitational will take place in Lancaster, Ohio at the Lancaster YMCA (465 West Sixth Ave, Lancaster, Ohio).

The Meet will take place on Nov. 1-2. Please see below for the meet schedule.

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Team Updates and Information- 10/16/14

Junior/Senior Coaching Program

Many of you have noticed that our coaching staff seems to have doubled!!!  This is because we are starting our Junior/Senior Coaches program.  This program is designed to have an extra set of eyes on each swimmer during practice.  The Junior/Senior Coaches will be assisting… Read More | Comment


Updated Junior/Senior Coaches Schedule

- Attached is the new schedule for the Junior/Senior Coaches.  Please follow this schedule until further notice.  Remember, you are responsible for finding a sub if you cannot cover your shift.  Please let the coaching staff know of any changes.

- Those coaches that were unable… Read More | Comment


Apparel Update

As of yesterday there have only been 5 families that have placed orders.  Those orders do not meet the minimum required to order items.  The deadline to order is Oct 19th. I will check again next week and see where we are with orders if we are short on… Read More | Comment


Dryland and Weightlifting Program Reminder

The Dryland and Weightlifting Program is scheduled to start Tuesday, October 7th.  The Coaching Staff is happy to Announce that Head Strength & Conditioning Coach Stephanie Jones has hired two new trainers to help her out!  Welcome LaMar & Kon! 

Speaking of Dryland & Weightlifting... WHY AREN'T MORE… Read More | Comment


EELs vs GYG and CNYW (11 and Up) Meet Information

Location: Jerry Garver YMCA

Meet Information:This meet is FREE (and a great opportunity for our High School Swimmers to get in one of their "3" Meets) and is limited to any 11 & Up swimmer on the team (regardless of training group). This meet will be entirely Senior… Read More | Comment


Bigger, Stronger, Faster

A great opportunity has been presented to our swimmers this year.  The EELs Coaching Staff is proud to offer a structured strength and conditioning program that is designed by certified staff for the Charged through National Groups. This program is an addtional fee that will work in unison with… Read More | Comment


Remember to Sign-up for Remind101!!!!

In order to keep all parents updated and in the know, the EELs have signed up for Reminder101.  This is a program that allows coaches to quickly and safely communicate with swimmers and parents.  The EELs will be using this program to send out reminders and any important information… Read More | Comment


Suit Fitting, Parents Meeting, and Registration

Suit Fitting

The EELs official suit fitting will be at the Jerry Garver YMCA at 7pm on September 9th.  Kast-A-Way will be on hand to answer questions and for swimmers to try on the new suits.

- Do to an error by Kast-A-Way, the team suits… Read More | Comment


USRPT Is the Right Fit for Me

USRPT is a training method that has been developed from over fifty years of scientific research.  Developed by Dr. Brent S. Rushall, USRPT stands for Ultra Short Race-Pace Training.  In this training, the swimmer focuses on proper technique, race psychology, and training at race specific intensity.  Other programs focus… Read More | Comment


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