Welcome Sharks !
2018 GISA League Meet Champions!!!!

Welcome to the Gardner Acres Swim Team Season. We are excited about the upcoming season and look forward to watching your child grow in their swimming abilities. The Gardner Acres Swim Team is known for their dedication to swimming, good sportsmanship, and strong parental support. The swim program emphasizes FUN and TEAM SPIRIT and is a great way to meet new friends. Our coaches work with the kids to improve their skills and techniques, build self-confidence, develop teamwork, and teach good sportsmanship in a competitive, yet fun environment.The Sharks compete in the Gaston Invitational Swim Association with Cramerton, Gaston Country Club, Pinebrook, Southampton, and Wesley Acres. Our team size averages around 120 swimmers of all ages each year.

We hope this page will answer any questions you may have. Please contact your GISA representatives if you have any questions or email at swimteam@gardneracres.com. We hope you enjoy the summer.


You may register during the Swim Team Kickoff on May 19 or by filling out the online registration form. You may also register during the first week of practice. The cost of registration is $60.00 for families with one swimmer, $55.00 for families with two swimmers, and $50.00 for families with three or more swimmers. T-shirts can be ordered for $10.00 (not included in registration fees) Adult t-shirts can be ordered for $15.00. All swimmers must be registered before they can swim in a Meet. Refunds will not be given after June 13th . In order to participate in the 7 and Up League Championship Meet, a swimmer must have participated in at least TWO (2) of the regular season‘s meets. In order to participate in the 6 and under League Championship Meet, a swimmer must have participated in ONE (1) of the regular season’s meets. A trial period will be given to new swimmers, but please note that ALL swimmers must be registered on or before June 13th, whether or not they plan to swim in a meet! Swimmers must participate in a meet in order to qualify for an award.

Practice Times
6 and under     3:30-4:00
7-10                   4:00-5:00
11 and up        5:00-6:00

Swim Meet Dates

6 and Under

(All Saturday mornings) June 8, June 15, June 22, and League Meet June 29 at Cramer Mountain. Warm ups are at 8:30 and meets begin at 9:00.

7 and Up

Thursday        June 13        Pinebrook at Gardner Acres
Thursday        June 20        Cramer Mountain at Gardner Acres
Thursday        June 27        Gaston Country Club at Gardner Acres
Monday           July 1            Gardner Acres at Southampton
Monday            July 8            Wesley Acres at Gardner Acres

Warm ups for regular season are 5:15 and meets begin at 6:00.

League Meet- Friday, July 12th         11 & up        Warm ups at 5:30 Meet begins at 6:30
                        Saturday, July 13th    7-10 year olds    Warm ups at 8:00 Meet begins at 9:00

YouTube Video

Gardner Acres Sharks 2016


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