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Summer Swim Pre-Season Training

There are many programs in the Charlottesville area that offer pre-season training programs for kids, to get ready for the JSL competitive summer season.

BASS Swim Team

BASS offers a summer prep program for all swimmers who meet their developmental group requirements. The program is designed to prepare swimmers for their summer swim team season and they can enroll any time from now until May! More information about the program and registration can be found here: BATTLEFIELD AREA STAR SWIMMERS : Program Brochure (

BASS swim team location: 898 Woodberry Forest Rd, Woodberry Forest, VA 22989

Ben Hair Tune Up Sessions

The Ben Hair Foundation offers year round tune up sessions. Currently we are working at Fairview on Sundays 1:00-1:45 and 1:45-2:30. The cost is $140 a month for once a week lessons with our coaches. 

Call 434-973-3838  to reserve a spot.

Boar's Head Sports Club

Boar’s Head Sports Club is excited to introduce a new six-week Spring Training program (April 4 - May 13) to help prepare swimmers of all ages for their summer league and long course seasons. Enroll your child today to give them the best start to their summer by training with our USA-certified coaches. This program is an ideal fit for the established competitive swimmer wishing to improve their stroke technique, endurance, and overall conditioning. Our experienced coaching staff will provide age-specific, individualized training for all athletes with an emphasis on teamwork, sportsmanship and fun. Please visit our website for specific group information, practice schedules, and registration.  Non-BH members are also welcome!

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City Junior Flippers

Program currently full

Crozet Park 

Summer Prep Training program where summer swimmers join our pre-existing SMAC training group from April 11- May 20 in order to be prepared for summer swimming.

Mini Marlins Program (swimmers not quite ready to join a Team, but comfortable in the water).  A Coach is in the water assisting the swimmers and we keep the swimmer to Coach ratio at 5 or less. 

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Virginia Gators of Charlottesville Summer Prep 2022

The Virginia Gators will help your swimmer have their best JSL season ever by training with the JSL’s
winningest coach, JJ Bean, and the Head Coach of the LMST Sharks, Fefe Nardone, as well as our
experienced assistant coaches and UVA Volunteers. The focus of the Summer Prep program is on
improving swim technique, starts and turns, and building endurance. Registration is through our online
platform at and you can start at any time! We have room in all programs and days
and our registration fee is a low $50. You pay just our monthly fees for April and May. If you are unsure
about what group to register your swimmer for, please contact us at

YMCA (at Brook Family YMCA)

Beginning in April, the Brooks Family YMCA is excited to start a new program geared towards summer league swimmers.  “Summer League Prep” is a month-long session which will give young swimmers an opportunity to get back in the water and develop the necessary tools for a great JSL swim season.  

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