Join The Team
Green Practice Group
Swimmers in the Green Practice Group must be able to swim 150 yards of any stroke, freestyle 50 yards with basic knowledge of a flipturn, backstroke 50 yards and have a basic understanding of the breaststroke and of a standing dive. This is a beginner group, so we are not looking for a perfect stroke! We just need to know your swimmer has the basic endurance and understanding for a regular practice.
Yellow Practice Group
Swimmers in the Yellow Practice Group must be able to perform a 200 under five and a half minutes. They also must be able to complete the following: 100 yard freestyle, 100 yard backstroke, 100 yard breaststroke, and 50 yard butterfly. Proper start and turns are preferred, but not required. This is an intermediate group focused on perfecting stroke, endurance, and speed.
Blue Practice Group
Swimmers in the Blue Practive Group must meet at least one YMCA divisional time cut. This is an advanced group focused on improving speed and endurance.
Age requirements: Swimmers must be between the ages of 6 and 14 years before the start of the regular practice season.