Gators Swim Club

Swim Center is hiring!

Swim Center is looking for Lifeguards and Swim Instructors for the 2021 Summer season! You DO NOT need to be Lifeguard certified, we will train you! If interested, please apply online!

WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING NEW MEMBERS OR SCHEDULING TRYOUTS AT THIS TIME.

The Gator’s Swim Club is a USA Swimming team that has a history spanning over 40 years. Gator’s are dedicated to providing a fun and challenging program for young people 7-18 years old that will enable swimmers to improve their ability and excel in the sport.

Currently, you must have previously been registered for Gator’s in order to register now. No try-outs will be taking place during the Shelter-In-Place order. 

Information on the steps the Swim Center is taking to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus, plus times, dates, and how to register for practice, is in the Policies Manual.

To register for Gator’s, go to www.el-cerrito.org/onlinereg. Questions? Please email Gators at gswim@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us.

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Gator's Packet

NEW! Beginning in March, registration for Gators will be on Auto-Debit! You will no longer have to sign up monthly, instead your credit card will be debited automatically on the 1st of every month. 

A new packet with this information, and more, is now available! Please read the updated Gators Packet.

NEW! beginning Saturday May 22nd, New Check-In Spot!

Lane reservations in the Emery G. Weed III Lap Pool (including Gators) will begin lining up in a different area to help make room for Family Swim and Swim Lessons. 

Swimmers that reserved lanes in the lap pool (lanes 1 – 10) will line up on the other side of the large middle gate, and enter through the middle gate for their swim time. Family Swim and Fitness Swim that reserved in the Activity Pool (Orange, Green, or Blue lanes) will line up like normal and enter through the main gate. 

Here is a diagram to see where these locations are.

Practice Days:

Gator’s practice Monday - Friday for 55 minutes

Practice Times effective August 16th:
Juniors: 4pm
Seniors / Juniors+: 5pm
Pre Team / Stroke Development: 6pm

Fees:

Pre-Team/Stroke Development: $100 Resident / $125 Non-Resident
Juniors/Seniors: $120 Resident / $150 Non-Resident

Please note:

Information on the steps the Swim Center is taking to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus, plus information on our programs and how to reserve lanes, is available in the Policies Manual which you can read here (updated version as of 2/11/21).

High-Use Facility: This is a high-use facility with multiple programs happening at a time. During your reservation time, other programs may be occurring that have loud music or amplified sound.

Verification of Residency: Proof of household address may be requested at any time to verify residency. This may be in the form of a utility bill or rental lease.

Swim Center will be CLOSED on City Holidays:
Monday, May 31, 2021