2016-2017 Practice

The Tridents practice twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, September 6, 2016 until March 2, 2017, exception during holidays. The more practices a swimmer attends, the stronger he or she will be, but there is no team rule requiring any minimum attendance. Some swimmers play football or basketball.


Practice Schedule

September 6, 2016 - March 2, 2017 @ Osage Prairie YMCA

Bronze Group: Tues & Thu 5:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Silver Group: Tues & Thu 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Gold Group: Tues & Thu 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.


Step 1: JOIN THE Y


  • One-time Registration Fee per swimmer
  • Registers swimmer for entire YMCA Competitive Swim Season (Sept 6, 2016-March 2, 2017)
  • Gives eligibility to compete as a Osage Prairie Trident in all YMCA sanctioned swim meets
  • One team issued swim cap
  • One team issued T-Shirt
  • No charge for home swim meet entry fees


Package A (Full Package) – This is our FULL Competitive Package that includes 50 training sessions by training twice a week with appropriate skill level group (Gold, Silver or Bronze) during our Tues and Thursday team training sessions for the entire competitive swim season (Sept 6, 2016-March 2, 2017). Additional meet training sessions are included at no additional cost to be held on Monday evening of each meet week.

Full Package: $100

Package B, C, D, E – These packages offer flexibility in the swimmers training schedule but still offers the opportunity to compete as an Osage Prairie YMCA Trident at any or all YMCA sanctioned swim meets. Whether it be family vacation, conflict with other sports seasons or conflict with other individual interests that requires flexibility in your schedule; we still want you as a part of our team. Additional meet training sessions are included at no additional cost to be held on Monday evening of each meet week. After purchase of one training package at full price, a 50% sibling discount is offered on training packages of equal or lesser value for each additional sibling. Refunds will NOT be issued for any unused training sessions NOR can they be transferred to any other swimmer. Upgrades can be purchased at any time if more training sessions are desired.

Package B: $80 – 38 Training Sessions

Package C: $55 – 25 Training Sessions

Package D (Upgrade Package): $25 – 10 Training Sessions

Package E: $0 – 0 Training Sessions (Still eligible to compete in YMCA Swim Meets as a Trident)


Osage Prairie YMCA - (417) 667-9622 (YMCA)

Coach Gary & Mike will place your child into an appropriate group based on his/her ability. If you were in the Gold Group last year, please come at Gold Group practice time. If you are new or have questions, please feel free to contact:

Gary Evans, Head Coach - (417) 631-5283 or [email protected]

Mike McCaffree, Assistant Coach - (417) 448-9736 or [email protected]

Flyer & Registration Form

Training Packages & Pricing


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