Dual meets are weekly meets held against other swim teams in the division. This summer, our team will be competing in five dual meets. Warmups begin between 7:15-7:30 a.m. (6:30-6:45 p.m. for night meets) and meets run from 8-9:30/10 a.m. (7:15-8:45/9:15 p.m. for night meets). Swimmers must arrive at the dual meet location no later than 7 a.m (6:15 p.m. for night meets). If you arrive late, you may be scratched from the lineup.
2023 Dual Meet Schedule:
Meet #1 - Saturday, July 8th (7-10 a.m.) - Away @ Great Neck - (W) 170-158
Meet #2 - Wednesday, July 12th (6:15-9:15 p.m.) - Away @ Valley Stream - (W) 249-79
Meet #3 - Saturday, July 15th (7-10 a.m.) - Home vs. Long Beach - (W) 203-125
Meet #4 - Saturday, July 22nd (7-10 a.m.) - Home vs. Manorhaven - (W) 184-144
Meet #5 - Wednesday, July 26th (6:15-9:15 p.m.) - Away @ Lynbrook - (W) 227-101
2023 Division 1 Championship Meet - Thursday, August 3rd (6:30-10 p.m.) @ Valley Stream
2023 Championship Results:
1st Place - Garden City (262 pts.)
2nd Place - Great Neck (175 pts.)
3rd Place - Valley Stream (140 pts.)
4th Place - Lynbrook (136 pts.)
5th Place - Long Beach (116 pts.)
6th Place - Manorhaven (49 pts.)
Please consult the team email for information regarding the Champs lineup, alternates, locations, and times. Unlike regular dual meets, the team submits only one swimmer for individual events and relays at Champs. See your coach with any specific questions.
In order to be eligible for Champs, a swimmer must have competed in at least THREE dual meets throughout the season.
Designed for individual competition and improvement, class meets are optional meets held during the week at local Town of Hempstead municipal pools. Participation in a class meet is determined by a swimmer’s best time in a specific event. Warmups for all class meets begin at 3:15 p.m. and meets begin at 4 p.m. Swimmers must provide their own transportation to class meets.
While we encourage all of our swimmers to attend the class meets for which they qualify, the meets are optional and do not take the place of dual meets to count towards eligibility for the championship meet.
Please speak to your coach if you're interested in attending a class meet.
Christopher Crafa Memorial Blue & White Meet
Initiated in 2014, the Blue & White Meet was renamed in memory of one of our former swimmers, Christopher Crafa, after his passing in 2019. Christopher swam on the "A" Team with his triplet brothers, John and Thomas, from 2004-2014. He also swam for the Garden City High School and Catholic University. This annual meet is an opportunity to celebrate not only the end of the swim season but also Christopher, his enthusiasm and love for the sport, and the profound impact he made on all those who knew and loved him.
All swimmers and parents, as well as any former swimmers, parents, and coaches, are invited to join us for the 2023 Christopher Crafa Memorial Blue & White Meet. The meet will be held Sunday, August 6th, from 8-10 a.m.
Garden City Division Records
The Garden City Swim Team holds the Nassau Municipal Swim Conference Division 1 records in the following events:
Event 1: Jr. Girls 200 Medley Relay
Event 4: Sr. Boys 200 Medley Relay
Event 9: 11-12 Girls 100 Freestyle
Event 13: 6-8 Girls 25 Backstroke
Event 17: 11-12 Girls 50 Backstroke
Event 20: 13-16 Boys 100 Backstroke
Event 23: 9-10 Girls 50 Breaststroke
Event 25: 11-12 Girls 50 Breaststroke
Event 31: 9-10 Girls 50 Butterfly
Event 35: 13-16 Girls 100 Butterfly
Event 36: 13-16 1Boys 100 Butterfly
Katie Lew, Lauren Kuzma, Ella Newmark, Madison Connor
Jake Newmark, Andrew Sallusto, John Protano, Liam Gaffney