Membership Information

Welcome to the YMCA Black Hawk County Pirates Team website!

The YMCA Swim Team is organized to provide a competitive Age-Group (Ages 6-21) swimming program. The team is dedicated to accomplish the following:

  1. Help each athlete develop, understand and appreciate his or her own physiological and psychological capabilities and those of others;

  2. Promote and encourage physical and mental fitness as positive ways of achieving realistic goals, both in swimming and in other pursuits;

  3. Provide opportunities for realizing individual goals as well as competition with other athletes as a means of stimulating and motivating all participants to fully develop their potential as athletes and as sportsmanlike competitors in all aspects of life.