The program is built to accommodate swimmers who are not ready to commit to the rigors of  full-time training and team life (yet), but still wanting to get in the water and have the experience of training in a team environment and with the best USA Swimming coaches in the biz.


  • Minimum of a USA Flex Membership
    • Allows participation in 2 USA Swimming Sanctioned meets
  • Swimmer must Register with the team
    • $50 registration fee. Fee is credited to full team registration fee if the swimmer decides to join the team full-time.
    • Includes team t-shirt


Gator Bites swimmers are not required to fulfill team volunteer or fundraising requirements until they commit to the team full-time.


  • Swimmer must check in for every practice with his/her group’s coach
  • Swimming without checking in will incur the following (increasing) penalties with each infraction
    • 1st miss – warning
    • 2nd miss – Removal of 5 tickets from Bite Account
    • 3rd missed check-in – Forfeiture of all tickets in Bite Account
  • Swimmers can swim with EGAC at 2 USA Swimming sanctioned meets per Flex Membership limits. When at the meet, swimmer’s family must fulfill one timing shift per day meet day attended.