Ankeny at Wellmark YMCA

Ankeny at the Wellmark YMCA

501 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Parking at Wellmark YMCA

Head Practice Site Coach
Bob Bredice

*Please direct all site specific inquiries to your head practice site coach.

Ankeny Assistant Coaches

 Greg Moyle, Steven Jones, Nikki May, Jason Walsh, Crystal Brugman and Ryan Gaumer.

Ankeny Practice Site Winter Season Evaluation Nights

During the evaluation process, your child will be expected to swim freestyle and backstroke. They will also be asked to attempt breaststroke and butterfly if they know those strokes. Swimmers will also be offered the chance to attempt diving into the pool. 

Winter 2020/2021 Tryout/Informational Flyer

Tryout/Evaluation Sessions:

  • August 18th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • August 20th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • August 25th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
  • August 27th - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Evaluation/Tryout Sign Up Form

Practice Site Schedule

Ankeny Summer 2020 Practice Site Schedule subject to change if needed) pdated 070620 * changes to purple/blue/bronze practice times

Parent Meetings:


Summer 2020 Meet Schedule

Summer Meet schedule (click on the date to be redirected to the event page for each meet)

Date Location Warmups Meet Start Meet Invite

Important Links for Families

Training Groups At This Location

DSMY Program Model and Levels

White $68.75/month

Purple $90/month

Blue $100/month

Bronze $100/month

***Multi-Swimmer Discounts are available at the Practice Site locations when registering all family members at the same time. 10% discount for two swimmers, 15% discount for three swimmers and 20% discount for four or more swimmers in the family. (Discount does not apply to or with Travel Team swimmers.)

Financial Assistance is available. Contact:

Financial Assistance Specialist

Phone number 515-471-8561