Youth Swim Team
The Y's youth swim team teaches and hones swimming skills while building relationships and confidence.
PRE-COMPETETIVE SWIM TEAM (Ages 7-12)
Registrants should be able to demonstrate the ability to swim 200 yards freestyle continuously, 100 yards backstroke, and have a working knowledge of breaststroke and butterfly.
For questions on eligibility or to schedule a swim test, please contact the Aquatics department.
JUNIOR SWIM TEAM (Ages 8-12)
All participants must be a YMCA member and be able to swim 2,000 to 3,000 yards in a 90 minute organized practice period. Swimmers must be proficient in all four competitive strokes, starts, and turns. Swimming in swim meets is not required. Please contact the Aquatics Office for more information/questions.
SENIOR SWIM TEAM (Ages 13+)
All participants must be YMCA members and be able to swim 4,000 yds.+ in a two-hour organized practice. Swimmers competing in swim meets also need to be USA members. Swimming in swim meets is recommended, but not required.
The following schedule is for the WINTER 2023 session.
Monday through Friday: 3:30-5:30p
Swim Meet Schedule
October 15-16 Spooky Splash Invitational at Battle Creek Lakeview High School
October 21-23 Boo Bash Invitational at Zeeland West High School
November 4-6 TYR Fall Invite (Prelim/Final) at Holland Aquatic Center
November 12-13 Gales of November at East Kentwood High School
December 2-4 Winter Washout at East Grand Rapids High School
December 17 Zeeland Winter Classic at Zeeland West High School
January 7-8 New Year's Challenge at Jenison High School
January 21-22 Big Lake Invite at Holland Aquatic Center
February 4-5 Grand Rapids Open at East Kentwood High School
February 10-12 Michigan Open (Prelim/Final) at Oakland University
March 4-5 Regional Championships, location TBD
March 17-19 Ultra Championships, location TBD
March 24-26 Michigan Age Group Championships, location TBD