LYST, the Stingrays, is a YMCA and USA Swimming club serving the
greater Lancaster area out of the Robert K Fox Family
It’s a Great Time to Join Us!
The YMCA strives to serve the whole community
through programs expressing Judeo-Christian principles that build
healthy spirit, mind and body. These programs will teach our young
athletes values, responsibility, goals and direction to achieve
these goals. The YMCA wishes the young athlete to be
self-motivated, honest and respectful of both self and teammates.
We believe a swimmer's mark of excellence should be determined by
his/her self-improvement, self-determination and
self-accomplishment, not by medals or ribbons, but by the standards
or times set up by the coach and athlete.
We recognize that our swimmers may have different
priorities in their lives, so our programs are designed to be
We are here to benefit all of our swimmers.
Therefore, the coaches and parents need to fulfill their
responsibilities to ensure the most positive experience for all of
We have programs for all ages and every ability. Click on
“Swim Groups” tab in the menu above to learn more about
what we have to offer. New swimmers will need to be evaluated
for placement the first week of
starting 09/08/20. Please arrive by 4:45 pm and ask for Coach
competitive swim program is for children 6-18 years old.
All participants must be Family Y members. At
the Fall-Winter registration meeting, parents are able to register
their swimmers, for a cost of $80 per swimmer. In additional
there are regular season monthly fees which are September through
February and the costs vary depending upon your swimmers
Our Fall-Winter meeting for all returning and new swimmers will be
September 2nd at 6:30pm via Zoom. Registration for the
2020-21 Fall-Winter season will begin September 3rd for
new and returning swimmers. New members will need to complete
a swim assessment which will be offered beginning
9/8/2020. If you would like to get on a sign up list for the
Fall-Winter season and receive updates prior to the start of the
season, please email Paul Hensley at
All LYST swimmers must maintain a YMCA membership for the
participant while they are engaged with the program.
Memberships must be initiated prior to the first day of practice
and current through the last practice day or