Fall-Winter Team

Swim Team Trial Week - This is for new Swim Team participants so that coaches can pick the appropriate practice group for your swimmer.  If you were on YDC last year, you do not need to attend. Please contact your coach in regards to the best group for your swimmer.

East - August 28 & 29 

8 & Under   W/TH  4:00-5:00pm   $8

9 & Over     W/TH   5:00-6:30pm   $8

West - September 3 - 6

8 & Under  TU/TH  4:15-5:15pm  $8

9 & Over    W/F      4:15-5:30pm  $8

Fall / Winter Swim Team

September 9-Mid-March

The YDC coaching staff believes in proper development of its swimmers and wants to see them develop at a rate that will promote longevity in their participation on the team and in the sport of swimming. Staff will determine which practice group is the best match for each swimmer. Swim team members are expected to participate in at least one meet a month. Parents are expected to volunteer at YDC host meets. Swimmers must be YMCA members.

WHITE (NOVICE)

The focus of this group is to develop the proper mechanics of the four competitive strokes along with starts and turns. Swimmer needs to be able to swim at least one length of the pool without stopping.

East

M/TH    5:45-6:30pm

W   6:00-6:45pm

West

TU/F 4:15pm-5pm

Wed: 6:30-7:15pm

RED (BEGINNER)

Continue to focus on learning and perfecting strokes, turns and starts. This group will also work on becoming comfortable with competition and introduced to race development. Swimmer must be able to swim 200 continuous yards of freestyle and perform at least a 25 to 50 of all competitive strokes including starts and turns. 

East

M/W    5:00-6:00pm

TH     4:30-5:30pm    

West

TU/F 4:15pm-5:15pm

Wed: 6:30-7:30pm

BLUE (ADVANCED BEGINNER)

This level will focus on perfecting strokes and meet competition. In addition, this group will be exposed to endurance-based interval training. Swimmers will develop race strategies.

East

M/W    5:00-6:30pm

TH     4:30-5:45pm

West

M/W/TH: 4:15-5:45pm (dryland 4:15-4:30)

BRONZE (INTERMEDIATE)

This level will expose swimmers to more advanced endurance-based training while continuing to perfect stroke technique, starts and turns. Swimmers will also be introduced to goal-setting and individual race strategies. 

East

M     7:30-9:00pm (dry land 7:30-8:00pm)

TU/F    4:30-6:15pm

W     7:30-9:15pm (dry land 7:30-8:00pm)

West

M/TU/W/TH: 4:15-6:00pm (dryland 4:15-4:30pm)

SILVER (ADVANCED)

The focus for this level is on training for competition, goal setting, developing a base of endurance, advanced strokes and start and turn techniques. During competition, swimmers will begin developing individual race strategies. 

East

M/W     7:30-9:30pm (dry land 7:30-8:00pm)

TU/TH/F    4:30-6:30pm

West

M/W: 6:00-8:30pm (dryland 6-6:30)

Tu/Th: 7:00-9:00pm (dryland 7-7:30)

Fr: 4:15-6:00pm

GOLD / HIGH SCHOOL (13+) 

This level focuses on mastery of advanced stroke, start and turn techniques, maintaining a high endurance base, advanced racing strategies and mental meet preparation. 

East

M/W     7:30-9:30pm (dry land 7:30-8:00pm)

TU/TH/F    4:30-6:30pm  

West

M/W: 6:00-8:30pm (dryland 6-6:30)

TU/Th: 7:00-9:30pm (dryland 7-7:30)

F 4:15-6:00pm

Swim Team Fees    

Online registration only. 

At the time of registration there is a $65 registration fee. 

Full season deductions occur on the first of each month from September-March. 

Winter season deductions occur on the first of each month from November-March.

Swimmers must be a YMCA member. 

For more information visit www.ymcadanecounty.org.

     Full Season    Winter Season

    7 months        5 months

White    $49/mo        $51/mo

Red     $67/mo        $70/mo

Blue     $72/mo        $75/mo

Bronze    $84/mo       $88/mo

Silver     $87/mo        $91/mo

Gold/HS  $87/mo       $91/mo