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 practice times are for the FALL 2021 session, beginning August 30.
Morning Dryland Workouts
5:45a - 7a (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday)
Junior & Senior Levels: 3:30p - 5:30p (Monday - Friday) , 7a - 9a (Saturday)
Swim Meet Schedule
October 16-17 : Spooky Splash Invitational ABC at Battle Creek Lakeview High School
October 22-24 : Boo Bash Invitational ABC at Zeeland West High School