Practice Groups

ABSC has a Practice Group for Everyone!

**All groups except for the Masters will pay a $200 registration fee**

Practice Group Group Description Price Prices and Practices Per week
Gups Serves as an intro to competitive swimming for 10 & Under swimmers. Focus is on foundation level skills for the four competitive strokes and meet readiness. $100 per month // 11 months Offered: 3 per week, for one hour each

Recommended attendance: At least 2 per week.

Pups Empowers swimmers ages 8-12 to swim a wide range of events and distances by building stroke technique and racing skills. Focus is on developing good habits at practices and meets that will transfer to long term success. $110 per month // 11 months Offered: 3 per week, for one hour each

Recommended attendance: At least 2 per week.

Superpups Prepares swimmers age 9-13 to compete on the state and regional level. Focus is on the building the aerobic base of and learning advanced competitive technique. $160 per month // 9 months Offered: 5 per week, for 1.5 hours

Recommended attendance: At least 3, per week. 4 or 5 encouraged

Dawgs Designed for advanced age-group swimmers whose goal is eventually to swim at the state and regional level. Focus is on aerobic training, building strength, and improving technique. $180 per month // 9 months Offered: 5 per week, for 2 hours

Recommended attendance: At least 4 per week, 5 encouraged

Senior 2 Designed for swimmers in grades 8-12 who, because of school, sports, or other activities, cannot commit the amount of time required for Senior I. $140 per month // 9 months Offered: 4 per week, for 1.5 hours.

Recommended attendance: At least 3

 

Senior 1 Intended for swimmers age 14 and up whose goals are to compete at the top levels of regional and national swimming, and, if desired, to continue to swim in college. $200 per month // 9 months Offered: 7 per week, for 2 or 2.5 hours

Recommended attendance: At least 6 per week

Masters The Masters group is open to swimmers aged 18 & over. Workouts focus on general fitness and stroke technique, but competitive strategy and technique is offered for those interested. $250 per trimester Offered: 5 per week, for 1 hour

Recommended attendance: N/A

 

Stroke Clinic Series

Affordable, Flexible, Fun. Do you want to give swimming a try? Transitioning from lessons or summer league? In between sports and want to make a quick splash? Try our Stroke Clinic Series! Ages 4 – 16. It’s the best deal in swimming!

 

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.