Maria Alvarez's blog

SwimAtlanta’s Coach Doug Gjertsen Being Inducted in Georgia Aquatic Hall of Fame

The Georgia Aquatic Hall of Fame will hold its induction banquet August 25th at the Atlanta Athletic Club. This year’s inductees include our very own Doug Gjertsen, 1988 and 1992 Olympic Gold medalist.  

Swim for the Cure - Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed: SwimAtlanta will be hosting a "Swim for the Cure" event at SwimAtlanta - Sugarloaf this Fall!  The event will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm.  Sherryl Payne is the event coordinator and is looking for volunteers who have experience in these types of events or a strong interest in helping organize and market this event.  Please contact Sherryl at, if you are interested.

Free Stroke Clinics at Cobb

SwimAtlanta-Cobb is offering free stroke clinics the month of June.  Clinics will be held:

June 13th

June 19th

June 20th

June 27th

We look forward to seeing you there!


How Do I Figure Out My Child's USAS ID Number

Every swimmer has a USAS ID Number. This is a unique swimmer identification that can be figured out using the following formula:

  • Birth Date o Put a “0” in front of any single digits
  • First Three Letters of the Swimmer’s Legal First Name\
  • Middle Initial of the Swimmer’s Middle Name (If the swimmer does not have a Middle Name, put an (*) in that spot.)
  • First Four Letters of the Swimmer’s Legal Last Name

Hamilton Mill Swim Team Evaluations

Hamilton Mill Swim Team Evaluations

Thank you for your interest in SwimAtlanta-Hamilton Mill. Swimmers may join at
any time during the season! February is a great time to start preparing for summer

In order to be placed on one of our practice groups, it is required that swimmers be
evaluated by one of our coaches. The evaluation is free and there is no obligation;
each swimmer who can demonstrate all four strokes and is at least six years old is
placed on a practice group based upon age and skill level.

Georgia Tech Offering Masters Swim Team

Swim Atlanta MASTERS – GT
Campus Recreation Center (CRC)

SwimAtlanta's Updated Top Ten Long Course Records

Congrats to all the SwimAtlanta swimmers who achieved times that placed them on the SwimAtlanta Top 10 Records for the 2011 Long Course season.  If there are any accidental omissions, please contact us at


Subscribe to RSS - Maria Alvarez's blog