2012 YMCA High Performance Camp in Fort Lauderdale

After many years of operating this camp at the end of the Long Course Season, the YMCA of the USA Competitive Swimming Coaches Advisory Executive Committee felt this experience may better serve our athletes at the beginning of the Short Course Season.  Join us at the Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex – Wednesday-Sunday, September 19-23, 2012 for a week of great training, team building, video review, idea sharing and building new friendships with other YMCA swimmers from across the country.  Our YMCA camp is now almost 20 years running, and many athletes that have been on these trips have great reviews of our camp experience.  We will be selecting 12 boys and 12 girls for the camp based on your performances from the most recent 2012 Short Course National meet.  The swimmer application is here

APPLICATIONS are due Monday, July 8, 2012 and SELECTIONS will be made by Monday, July 30, 2012.  Please lisle on the application your four (4) placing’s and times of your events from 2012 Short Course Nationals.  COACHES:  Please sign these athlete applications and include proof of time.   Athletes are asked to arrive at some point after 11am on Wednesday, September 19, 2012.  The Camp Staff will provide transportation from the Ft Lauderdale International airport to the team hotel (Marriott).  We will have two workouts per day (all Long Course except 1), as well as classroom discussions, video capture and review as well as utilizing services from USA Swimming.  All meals will be at the Marriott.  Hotel accommodations, as well as meals and any ground transportation are subsidized by the YMCA of USA swimming and Diving Advisory Committee (part of the Stay with Us program

DO NOT make your airfare reservations until you have been notified that you have been selected for this training camp experience.   

Further questions, email G. Michael Gobrecht ( or  (text/call) 717 514-2287