YSF Barracudas Swim-A-Lot

March 7, 2018 (03:00 PM) - March 13, 2018
March 13, 2018
March 7, 2018
(this is a team hosted event)


Each year the YMCA of South Florida raises money for children and families who are less fortunate and receive financial assistance for membership and programming. In the past, this Annual Campaign fundraising exceeded over $350,000 break down in:
  • 1,800 more kids had a safe place to go after school to learn, grow, and thrive
  • 3,000 more children learn drowning prevention and water safety skills
  • 5,000 more families had the guidance and tools to lead healthier, more balanced lives together
Here’s a challenge for every swimmer on the YSF Barracudas swim team! Swim-A-Lot and make a difference! Get in better shape, help others and earn prizes!
How does the Swim-a-Lot help with Annual Support Campaign?
  • Swim team members attain sponsors for the number of lengths they can swim in a given amount of time t his day during practice. The maximum number of lengths will be 80 (2000 yards). 
  • Swimmers 10 & younger will have up to 2 practice days, or 120 minutes to accomplish this. Swimmers 11 & older will have one practice day, or "45 minutes" to complete the 80 lengths.
  • Each swimmers will download a sponsor sheet to collect pledges. Pledges can be for a specific dollar amount paid in advance by sposonrs, or can be a dollar amount per length to be collected from the sponsor later after the amount of legs is known. Pledges should be collected by swimmers and turned in no later than collection date detailed below.
  • Checks must be made payable to "YMCA of South Florida". All donations are tax deductible.
  • The dates for the Swim-a-Thon are
    • Pledges collection date: Monday, Mar 12th.
    • Swim-a-Thon date Wednesday, Mar 7th.
    • Make-up day for 10 and under Thursday, Mar 8th.
    • Prizes will be given out during practice the week of after the event.
Please aware we need volunteers to do the laps caount for our swimmers. Please click on the "Job Signup" button to fill-in a position.