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 schedules are for the SUMMER 2022 session, which begins 6/13/2022.
Tuesdays & Thursdays 8-9:30 am
Fridays 9:30-10:30 am
Junior Team (Coach Bryer's group) 5p-7p (Weekdays)
Senior One (Coach Reamer's group) 3p-5p (Weekdays) , additional long-course practice 9a-11a on Wednesdays @ Kik Pool
Senior Development (Coach Reamer's group) 5p-7p (M/T/W/F) and 3-5 pm on Thursdays, additional long-course practice 9a-11a on Wednesdays @ Kik Pool
Saturday Practice 9a-11a (Must be approved by Coach Reamer) @ Kik Pool
Swim Meet Schedule
May 14: Ironkat Challenge @ Northview High School
June 3-5: Big Red @ Holland Aquatic Center
June 17-19: Freeze or Fry @ Dunworth Pool
July 8-10: West Michigan Classic @ Holland Aquatic Center
July 15-17: Speedo Sectionals @ Cleveland State University
July 22-24: Michigan Age Group Championships (14&under)
July 29-31: Ultra Championships (Open)