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Travel Team & TT Prep Summer 2020

Open for New Members

6/10/20 - 8/12/20


060420, 6:30am: At this time, all spots for Travel Team and Travel Team Prep have been filled and registration has closed.

053120, 12:15pm: At this time, we are reviewing our Travel Team and Travel Team Prep registration numbers to secure lane assignments for the summer and make any necessary adjustments to our practice schedule. If spots open for the season, we will relaunch our registration page.

Welcome to the YMCA of Greater Des Moines Electronic Registration platform for our upcoming swim season! We are pleased to offer electronic payment processing and registration. The process is simple for both new and returning members. You'll get access to your own private account that will enable you to easily declare for swim meets, sign-up for volunteer jobs, see your swimmers's event time histories, maintain your own contact information and more.

We look forward to having you join the YMCA of Greater Des Moines and are excited for a great season!

Welcome to the DSMY Travel Team & TT Prep Online Registration System
*Eligibility for DSMY Travel Team: 13+ years old with one freestyle USA Swimming “A” time standard. USA Swimming time standards. OR the swimmer is entering the summer season before their freshman year of high school (no time standard required).
*Eligibility for DSMY Travel Team PREP: 11+ years old with one freestyle USA Swimming “A” time standard. USA Swimming time standards. and an invitation from your practice site Head Coach.
Current YMCA Members Registration: March 24, 2020
New Member Registration: March 24, 2020

1. All NEW to Travel Team swimmers registering for the DSMY Travel Team need to send an email to the DSMY Team Registrar (Frankie Hanson: regarding their intent to join the DSMY team including an explanation of elgibility for the Travel Team (include age, year in school and qualifying event with best time).  Swimmers who have already participated on Travel Team do NOT need to email Frankie.

2.  As a Member, you will be responsible for the required annual USA Swimming membership Registration Fee of $74.00. If you did not pay this during the fall/winter 2019-20 season, you will need to do so at this time. This Fee will be available for you to select for your cart at the check out. If you are transferring from another USA Swimming club, DSMY will process your transfer form. There is a $5 fee to transfer from within the Iowa Swimming LSC and a $10 fee for clubs outside of the Iowa Swimming LSC. The USA Swimming fee will be valid through December 31, 2020.

3.  Within the registration, you will select the swimmer's appropriate practice group:​

  • Travel Team Season: start date 04-06-20 through July championship meet; ISI Silvers or ISI Long Course Championships (Season $680).

  • Travel Team Prep Season: start date 04-06-20 through July championship meet; ISI Silvers or ISI Long Course Championships (Season $600).

  • Swimmers competing past the ISI Long Course Championship meet into August will be invoiced accordingly for their training time. For example, those competing at USA Central Zones will be invoiced for one week.

4.  Dry Land training is optional for Travel Team and Travel Team Prep members.

  • Dry Land Training start date the week of 05-05-20 through 07-16-20. Choose the "1st MONTH" payment option upon check out to opt in to the Dry Land Training program. Your payment will be for the first month which is May. If you choose to join dry land after you have registered for the season, please contact the Team Registrar at to add your swimmer to the program.

5. Once you have registered for the DSMY Marlins swim team, you have committed your swimmer for the entire Spring/Summer 2020 season. Please note:

  • We do not offer refunds, partial credits or discounts for vacations, missed practices or leaving before the season has ended. However, we do offer monthly payment options.
  • Your payment at the time of registration is your swimmer's first month of team dues (if not paying for the season in full).

6.  Any outstanding branch account balances will need to be paid prior to being approved for the DSMY 2020 Spring/Summer season.

7. Once the registration is complete, you will be notified of your member status and a secure password will be forwarded to you to allow access to the DSMY Swim Team website.

8.  Upon accessing the DSMY Swim Team website, please review your account information.  You may add/update contact information as needed.

9.  Swimmers will not be allowed to swim in meets if their account and/or YMCA membership are not current.

10. All families are expected to provide service hours during our hosted YMCA and USA Swimming home meets regardless of if your swimmer is in the meet or not.

11. If registration is open (see dates listed above), click on the Green Continue button below and proceed through the process. Again, your payment at the time of registration is for the 1st month of dues at checkout if you are not paying for the season in full. If you have selected the monthly payment option, automatic credit card drafts will take place on: 5/1, 6/1 and 7/1 for monthly dues. 8/1 will include any outstanding balances from meet fees, etc.


Thank you for being a Member of the DSMY Swim Team!