Location & Time: Swim practices are held Monday - Friday from 2:45-4:15pm at the West Gwinnett Park Aquatic Center (4488 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Norcross, GA 30071). Athletes should be on deck ready to start at 2:45pm. Dive practices are on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-9:00pm at West Gwinnett.
Extra Dive Practices at West Gwinnett
FRI 10/18: 6-8pm
SAT 10/19: 10:30-11:30am
FRI 10/25: 6-8pm
SAT 10/26: 10:30-11:30am
Attendance: All swimmers are expected to attend practice every day, whether it's with the NHS team or USA club team. NHS practices will be mandatory for club swimmers on 10/16, 11/15, 11/22 and any time they they don't attend their club practice. If an athlete is unable to attend practice for any reason, it is his/her responsibility to inform the coach in advance.
Transportation: Athletes are responsible for transportation to and from practices and meets. In the past, upperclassmen have driven younger swimmers to practice after school. These carpools are set up informally among the swimmers and are usually worked out by the end of the first week of practice.
Holiday Practices: All swimmers are expected to attend 7 out of any 12 holiday practices listed below.
HOLIDAY PRACTICE SCHEDULE:
- Friday, 11/15 – bonus holiday practice
- Friday, 11/22 – bonus holiday practice
- 11/25, 11/26, 11/27 – Thanksgiving Break (1:00pm-2:30pm)
- Friday, 12/6 – bonus holiday practice
- 12/23, 12/27, 12/30, 1/2, 1/3 – Winter Break (tentative dates; time TBD)
- 1/20 – Martin Luther King holiday - 2:45-4:00 p.m.
NOTE: There are a total of 12 chances to make “holiday” practices. Swimmers are responsible for 7 out of the 12 possible practices listed above.