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Membership Information

WELCOME TO THE

GREEN BARRACUDAS SWIM TEAM

The Green Family YMCA Barracudas is a team of approximately 100 swimmers practicing at the Y at 3800 Massillon Rd., Uniontown, OH.

We are a YMCA and a USA Swimming Team  

Barracudas Swim Team Member Requirements

  • Swim Team Members must be members of the Akron Area YMCA.  Members may choose to also join USA Swimming.
  • 8 & under swimmers must be able to swim 1 length of the pool freestyle without stopping demonstrating some knowledge of rotary breathing.  Swimmer must be able to swim two lengths of the pool using any stroke.  Swimmer must also be able to swim comfortably on his/her back.
  • Swimmers ages 9-12 must be able to swim 2 lenghts of the pool freestyle and backstroke without stopping demonstrating some knowledge of rotary breathing.  Swimmer should also be able to perform a third competitive stroke.  Swimmer must be able to dive from the side of the pool, and attempt a dive from the starting block.
  • Swimmers ages 13 & over must be able to swim at least 4 lengths of the pool without stopping in  2 -3 competitive strokes demonstrating good form and rotary breathing during freestyle.  Swimmer must be able to perform a racing start from the starting block.
  • Parent volunteer requirements - parents are required to volunteer for 3 dual meets plus our required invitational fundraiser meet.  Of course we appreciate any additioonal volunteering you would like to do.  We love our involved parents!