About Us

The Edwardsville Breakers Swim Team is a year round competitive age group swim club with approximately 200 swimmers ranging in age from 5 through 18. It is a non-profit YMCA and USA Swimming club with 6 coaches. For more information, contact the Edwardsville YMCA at (618) 656-0436, or email Coach Bob:

Approximately 60% of the team compete at the YMCA Heartland Area Meet, and approximately 20-30 of our swimmers win their events at the Heartland Area Championships. The team has won 9 Illinois State Championships when part of the Illinois Area, and have won the Heartland Area Meet for its entire existence (4 years running). More than 100 EDWY Breakers swimmers have qualified for the YMCA National Championships. Swimmers have achieved Junior National, Senior National, and Olympic Trial status. More than 100 of our swimmers have gone on to compete at the collegiate level, many of whom have received significant scholarships for their achievements.