About Us

Who are the GFW Gators?

GFW Gators Summer Swim Team represent individuals ages 6-18 years of age from Grand Falls-Windsor and surrounding communities!  The team is completely comprised of volunteers, from coaching to operational management.  We are a complete not for profit!

The club began in 2010! Currently the club has over 65 members on its rooster!

Our team athletes train 4 days a week in the pool and often partake in dryland training sessions.

We compete in 3 one day invitational meets:

Springdale July 29th, 2018

Baie Verte August 5th, 2018

Gros Morne July 21st, 2018

We also compete in a 3 day Provincial Competition hosted in Gander, NL  August 24th - 26th, 2018

Our athletes compete in 4 main styles


Breast Stroke

Back Stroke


along with relays and medleys

Medals are awarded at the provincial level for the top 3 male and female in each age category

8 and under (U8)






During the invitational meets, the team competes for "Team Points" and not for individual medals!

2018-2019 Executive Committee

Our Executive Committee strives to be open and transparent with our membership.  Below you will find our Summer Swim Clubs Constitution, Minutes from our Executive meetings, our operational budget along with a link to Swim NL Policies, By laws, Articles of Incorporation and the Summer Swim Club Policies.

If you have any questions, suggestions, comments or concerns please do not hesitate to bring them forward to any of the Executive or email gfwgatorsswim@gmail.com 

Grand Falls-Windsor Gators Summer Swim Club Constitution

AGM 2017 Minutes

AGM 2018 Wednesday October 24th, 2018  7:00PM Ibex Fuels Community Board Room

Open to general public and all members of the GFW Gators

The following Executive Committee Position are available:


Vice President



Club Registrar

Member at Large (3)

If you are interested in any of these positions please email us at gfwgatorsswim@gmail.com or we will also be taking nominations from the floor. A full description of positions can be found above in the Club Constitution.

AGM 2018 Agenda

2018-19 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes:

Nov 17th, 2017 Minutes

Jan 12th, 2018 Minutes

Feb 1st, 2018 Minutes (Budget Meeting)

March 28th, 2018 Minutes (Special Meeting Called)

April 19th, 2018 Minutes

June 13th, 2018 Minutes

July 15th, 2018 Minutes to be posted after August Meeting

Next Scheduled meeting: June 13th, 2018

Registration Night for Returning Members: May 23rd, 2018 IBEX Fuels Boardroom 5-8PM

Registration Night for New Members  May 29th, 2018 7-8PM IBEX Fuels Boardroom

**Minutes will be posted the month following the meeting date as minutes need to be ratified by the Executive before they can be posted for the public.**

Season Start: 

Special Practice: Friday June 29th, 2018 (Members that are to attend will be contacted via email)

Regular Practice: Monday July 2nd 2018

2018 Registration Form

Code of Conduct

Team Clothing

For information regarding team clothing order and prices please contact Heather Griffin

Practice and Competition Schedule 2018

2019-20 Committee

2019-20 Executive:

President: Mark Griffin

Vice President: Nicole Dobson

Secretary: Laura Hunt

Treasurer: Joe Grimes

Club Registrar: Shannon Pike

Past President: Kim McDonald-Wilkes

Members At Large: 

Joanne Caravan

Mike Ball

Melanie Moores

Team Manager: Wendy Power

Head Coach: Maria Griffin

Contact Us: 

General Inquires


Coaching Staff


Mailing Address:

GFW Gators Swim Team

PO Box 301


A2A 2J7