The Melrose YMCA Sharks have two seasons -
SCY (Short Course Yards) beginning in September and LCM (Long
Course Meter) beginning in May. We refer to these as
Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer.
Try-outs are held at the beginning of the
season for new Sharks. Returning Sharks from the previous season
must place their deposits before try-outs to retain their spot on
the roster. Swimmers new to the Melrose area after scheduled
try-outs should call the Aquatics Director at the Melrose YMCA at
781-665-4360 to check for availability on the roster and arrange a
Our practice squads are adjusted seasonally
to best suit the needs of the current swimmers, but generally fall
into four groups - Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors.
We do not place our swimmers in groups by age, but by
We participate in YMCA Swimming as members
of the Eastern Massachusetts YMCA Swim League, and USA Swimming as
members of New England Swimming. All members of the Sharks
swim team must have a membership at the Melrose YMCA before
practices can begin.
For more information, please contact us
Swim Team Info -
The Welcome Center staff at the Melrose
YMCA can also answer your questions or point you in the right
direction for assistance.
Melrose Family YMCA
497 Main Street
Melrose, MA 02176