Join the Club

How Do I Join?

Want to be a Bulldog? Explore our website and email Mike Radford with questions. To sign up for ABSC’s 2017 Fall Term, simply complete the following steps! **Note** See our Stroke Clinic Series for our newest practice option!

Step 1: fill out our Pre-Registration Form to get on the list for one of our evaluations. After the evaluation, the proper practice group will be determined for your swimmer.

Step 2: Download and/or complete the following forms:

Step 3: Mail a $76 check for the USA Swimming Registration Fee to Ceci Churchwell, our team registrar and treasurer mailed at the following address:

Ceci Churchwell
PO Box 7595
Athens, GA 30604

** If completing a club transfer form, mail that to Ceci along with your check, or scan and email online at

Step 4: Attend Orientation on Monday, September 11th @ 5:15 PM. Orientation for all practice groups – Gups included – will take place at the Ramsey Center. Parents of returning families will not attend orientation. Swimmers should bring suits as they will be getting in for their first practice of the season.

If you have any inquiries about billing, please contact Ceci Churchwell. Fees are calculated based on a swimmer’s group assignment. Rates for each group can be seen by clicking the links to the right. Swimmers need to be registered within two weeks of beginning practices with the program.

We’re glad you’re interested in joining the team. If you haven’t yet read about our history and our philosophy, please do so. You might also want to take a moment to familiarize yourself with our coaching staff and practice groups.

Thanks for your interest–we look forward to having you on the team!


A big part of swimming with ABSC is creating memories, and pictures play a part in reminding us where we've been. Our Shutterfly site has everything from the most recent meet to to a "Splash from the Past." To start browsing these images, click the link above.

ABSC has been a part of the Athens community for over 30 years. We believe that healthy lifestyles lead to healthy communities, which is why we are proud to join other local organizations in promoting athletics for all ages. Click here to learn more about our Partners in Fitness.

Need to buy a team cap and suit? Want to look up a time from a past season? Interested in finding what's going on in the wider world of swimming? You've come to the right place. For answers to these questions and more, click the link above.

Still not sure what it's like to swim for ABSC? Well, if a picture says a thousand words, a video says even more. Every year we document our season, and if you take a moment to watch, we think you'll get an idea of what we're all about. Click the link above to find out more.