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The Greensboro Coliseum Complex will host multiple, simultaneous events on Saturday, March 25, including the Southern Ideal Home Show (10 a.m. - 8 p.m.), STAR Aquatics Tar Heel State swim meet (3 p.m.-8 p.m.), UniverSoul Circus (11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m), the annual Winter Jam Concert (6 p.m.) and Greensboro Swarm basketball (7 p.m.) The Greensboro Coliseum Complex, Greensboro Department of Transportation and Greensboro Police Department (GPD) advise all patrons to plan to arrive early, and...
The Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) has announced it will host the 2017 YMCA Long Course National Championship. The five-day event will run July 31- August 4, 2017 and is expected to feature a field of more than 1,000 swimmers from across the United States. “We have an outstanding relationship with the Greensboro Aquatic Center and couldn’t be more pleased to bring our Long Course National Championship there in 2017,” said Spencer Bonnie, National Director of Events and Sports at YMCA of the...
For the second year in a row, merfolk from around the world will converge on the Greensboro Aquatic Center for a two-day celebration of swimming, workshops and fellowship from January 21-22. Last year’s event hosted approximately 300 mermaids from places as far away as France, England and Canada. It drew a large amount of media, including special segments on CNN and USA Today. This year’s attendance number is projected to be even higher. The convention utilizes the diving well pool at the GAC...
NC State, the nation’s No. 1 ranked men’s swimming and diving team, will headline the field this weekend as the Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) and the Wolfpack are partnering to co-host the NC State GAC Invitational November 17-19. NC State men's swimming and diving program has risen to the No. 1 spot in the NCAA by topping the latest (Nov. 9) College Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) poll. The Wolfpack’s women’s swimming and diving team is currently ranked No. 6. Competing teams at...
In conjunction with the kick-off of the 2016-17 ‘Learn to Swim’ program in partnership with Guilford County Schools, Olympic gold medalist Cullen Jones visited the Greensboro on October 6. Jones, who won three medals at the 2012 Olympic Games in London (gold as a member of the 400m medley relay team and silver in both the 50m free and 400m free relay) stopped by Greensboro’s Gillespie Park Elementary School to speak to the second-graders who will be taking ‘Learn to Swim’ classes at the GAC...
In partnership with Guilford County Schools, the Greensboro Aquatic Center’s ‘Learn to Swim’ healthy lifestyle program will more than double with 19 participating Guilford County Schools. The dramatic expansion is due to a new partnership between the Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC), GCS, YMCA of High Point, High Point’s Wesleyan Christian Academy and YMCA of Greensboro to provide satellite locations for learn to swim instruction from GAC staff members. “Swimming is such an important skill...
The Greensboro Aquatic Center has been nominated for Sports Travel Magazine Award for its hosting of the NCAA Dlll Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Championships in March. The GAC is in the running for the 2016 Collegiate Best Multi Sport or Multi-Discipline Event.   Please click on the link below to vote. See the circlular icon "2016 Sports Travel Awards" on the right middle of the page and click to vote. In addition to choosing Greensboro for the (#5) Collegiate- Best...
SwimJitsu is the ancient craft of the Swimja. Long ago, in the villages near Mount Swimja, only the swiftest, wisest, and most dexterous among the people conquered the age-old SwimJitsu courses. Year after year, young ones came, eager to learn the ways of the Master Swimjas, and year after year, these young ones flopped, faceplanted and splashed into the hallowed Pools of Mt. SwimJa, much to the delight of onlookers. But they were relentless in their training to become SwimJitsu Masters, and...
The Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) will host a career expo on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Aquatic Center will be looking to fill several part-time positions including competitive pool technician, competitive meet technicians, competitive lifeguards*, admissions clerk and fitness/swim instructors*. Positions will average 20 hours per week and all shifts, including evenings and weekends, are available.   Click here for more information! *certification required
Link to photographs of 2016 NCAA DIII Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Championships: http://www.odaconline.com/ncaachampionships/d3/swim/2015-16/photos/index