The Mumbai Centre of GAF is located at the District Sports Complex at Dharavi. The Centre is in partnership with the DSO, Government of Maharashtra.
The Centre has a 25m pool with state of the art water filtration facilities. In addition to the pool the centre features a well equipped gymnasium with high qualified trainers for Dry Land training.
Peter Gartrell, a world renowned coach heads the Program as the technical director. Peter Carswell who has coached Olympic medalists is the head coach. Bushan Kumar ( ASCA level 5 coach), Smita Divgikar (Arjuna Awardee in Swimming), Komal Athare and Satish Kumar (both experienced National Champions) complete the coaching faculty. For details of coaches please click here.
The Centre operates through the year and admits swimmers above 6 years of age. The swimmers are distributed across the program based on age and prowess. The program is structured to be progressive allowing the swimmer to mature with time.
In addition to competitive swimmers GAF also conducts Summer and Winter camps for kids who wish to learn swimming.
For Adults there are batches in the morning and evening for lap swimmers. A special ladies batch is also slotted for the afternoon.
For more details on the batches, timings and admissions please click here
The second centre of GAF was established in collaboration with the Sports Authority of India at Delhi. The SAI Glenmark Talent Identification Development and Management Program (SGTIDM) is an elite residential program for fast tracking swimmers to attain International glory.
Located at the Dr SPM Swimming Complex Talkaotra stadium New Delhi, The SGTIDM program is a partnership between GAF and SAI wherein GAF provides all the technical support and SAI provides the infrastructural support to produce champions.
The program is completely residential and all training, equipment, boarding and lodging is provided by the program. The admissions to this program is on stipulated guidelines including timings and medical tests. The centre currently has 31 students. The admissions normally happen in July and details are put up by March.
The top swimmers are provided opportunities to compete at global events. In addition schooling facilities (both private and Government) are available.
For more details please visit the website of the program