2018 New Member Welcome! Join the
Here's the first
step...Make an appointment for your In-Water
Swim Skills Assessment...
If your child is in
elementary school or middle
school age range, then the location for
the swim skills
assessment and WAVES practices is Bloomington-Normal YMCA, 602 S.
Main St., Bloomington.
If your child is
high school age, then contact WAVES Coach Yourd
for information on squad placement.
Swimming...the proven pathway to
We welcome new
Follow these easy
steps to get started
a WAVES coach to schedule an appointment to assess your child's
swimming skills in the
- When you arrive
for the scheduled in-water swim skills assessment, bring your completed
New Swimmer Info form.
- Hand your
completed form to the coach at the swim skill
- When your child's
in-water skill assessment is complete, the coach will tell you
which WAVES practice squad your swimmer will be assigned
- Participate in
WAVES practices for a week before you decide to join.