Gators Swim Team

Gators Swim Team

The goal of the Trager Family JCC Gators Swim Team is to encourage the development of boys and girls in swimming by giving them the opportunity to develop and improve their skills through dual meets and practice.

Summer Swim Team Practice

The summer swim team practice begins May 23!
For ages 5-18

Information Sessions

The first informative parent meeting will be Sunday, 4/30, at 4 p.m. on Zoom. To join the online meeting, contact Johnny Kimberlin, jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org.

The second informative parent meeting will be Tuesday, 5/23 at 6 p.m. at the Trager Family JCC in person in the Federation Board Room.

Practice Times

On 5/23, 5/24 and 5/25, practice will be at 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. only. These practices are for all ages.
(no practice Friday, 5/26)

Beginning Tuesday, 5/30 we will start our regular summer practice schedule offering practice at 4, 5 and 6 p.m. 

4 p.m. practice: Ages 5-10 & any other kids in Camp J
5 p.m. practice: Ages 11-18
6 p.m. practice: All Ages

Swim Meets

Intrasquad/Practice Meet: 6/1
Dual Meet @ Forest Springs: 6/5
Dual Meet @ JCC: 6/12
Dual Meet @ JCC: 6/22
Dual Meet @ JCC: 6/26
Qualification and Championship Meet: TBA
Banquet: TBA


Early Bird Registration will begin Sunday, 4/23 and run through Sunday, 4/30.

Early Bird Annual Member Pricing:
First Child: $210
Second Child: $175
Additional Children: $105

Early Bird Summer Member Pricing:
First Child: $250
Second Child: $215
Additional Children: $125

Regular pricing begins Monday, May 1

Annual Member Pricing:
First Child: $250
Second Child: $215
Additional Children: $105

Summer Member Pricing:
First Child: $280
Second Child: $250
Additional Children: $125

House Bill No. 8
As a result of House Bill 8, the state of Kentucky will require us to charge 6% sales tax on specific services provided beginning January 1, 2023.

While your membership will not be taxed, certain services and programs within our Health & Wellness and Arts & Ideas departments will.

For information: taxanswers.ky.gov/Sales-and-Excise-Taxes

New to the team? Please contact Johnny Kimberlin, jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org.

How to Register

To register for Swim Team, visit jcclouisville.force.com and follow the instructions below.

If you have already created an account in our new system, skip to 1:00 in the video to follow along with registration. If you are not a member of the Trager Family JCC, click here and follow the video to create your account.




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Contact Johnny Kimberlin before signing up at jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org or 502-238-2742.

Johnny Kimberlin
Aquatics Director

Trager Family JCC‘s aquatics programs including the Gators Swim Team can be reached by calling 502-238-2742 or emailing jkimberlin@jewishlouisville.org.

Kiley Handley
Head Coach

Currently teaches Psychology and US Government at North Oldham High School and also coaches the swim team at North Oldham.

Graduated from the University of Southern Illinois in 2016.
Attended DuPont Manual High School in Louisville, KY, from 2008-2012.

Kiley swam for the JCC Gators from the age of 5 until the age of 13, swam for the Louisville Tarpons from age 10 to age 11 and moved to the Lakeside Seahawks, a Gold Medal Swim Club in Louisville, from age 11 to age 17. While there became a USA Swimming State Champion and Sectional Finalist, specializing in sprint freestyle and backstroke. She also swam for DuPont Manual High School and was the team captain for the 2011-2012 season. Kiley was a member of the Girls’ High School State Championship Team in 2009 and 2012 and the Combined State Championship Team from 2009 – 2012. In college, she swam on scholarship for Southern Illinois University (SIU), from 2012-2016. SIU won the 2016 Women’s Missouri Valley Swimming Championship (MVC) and was also, a Missouri Valley Scholar-Athlete in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Kiley also worked at The J teaching swimming lessons and has helped with stroke clinics for the Lakeside Seahawks.