Bulldog Swim School

Introducing ABSC’s Newest Branch: The Bulldog Swim School!

With Lead Instructor, Coach Gabby Matthews!

ABSC is excited to welcome Ana Gabriela Matthews back to the ABSC staff as director of
the Bulldog Swim School. Originally from Brazil, “Coach Gabby” was a developmental coach at ABSC from 2003-2005, and has more recently overseen swim schools at Gulliver Prep (FL) and Mission Viejo (CA). She has taught swim lessons to all ages and skill
levels, from babies to adults and people with special needs. Coach Gabby graduated with a PE Bachelors from the University of Mogi das Cruzes, SP – Brazil, and is a USA, Red Cross, AFO Certified, SwimAmerica Director & ASCA Level V certified coach. She  and her husband and daughter are excited to return to Athens, and ABSC is excited
to welcome her home!

Sign up for Swim Lessons Now!


Also offering Saturday Through Sessions! Session 2: June 5 – July 31

  • Offering Learn to swim for Ages 4 months and up
  • Cost is $160 for Eight 30 minute lessons
  • All Classes will take place in the heated instructional pool at
    The Georgia Aquatic Center—1545 S Bishop Farms Pkwy, Watkinsville, GA 30677
  • Contact Coach Gabby with Questions


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.