2019 YMCA North Central Regional Championship Swim Meet

This page serves as the main landing page for all things related to the 2019 YMCA Regional Swim Meet! 

Page will update often so check back soon!


The 2019 YMCA Regional Swim Meet will be held in the new Wellmark YMCA on Sat March 16 and Sunday March 17, 2019



Click HERE for the Meet Handbook

Click HERE for the 2018 and 2019 Qualification Times

Click HERE to view the current Regional Meet Records


Located in the heart of downtown, the Wellmark YMCA is connected to the city via a series of skywalks and is within walking distance of many restaurants and city attractions.


There are many hotels located in the Des Moines area.  Whether you are planning on staying downtown near the pool, or near some of the busier shopping malls, here are a few hotel options for you to consider.  The linked hotel options have block rooms saved for the Regional Swim Meet.  Use the link to save $ on booking your room!

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel 

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Renaissance Savery Hotel stands as an elegant architectural landmark in the heart of Des Moines.  Located 0.1 miles from the Wellmark YMCA, this historic hotel is just a block away from the pool.

Special Group Rate for YMCA Regional Swim Team Attendees:  CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Holiday Inn Des Moines at Mercy Campus 

Located on the outskirts of the city, this downtown hotel is just a short ride (0.7 miles) from the Wellmark YMCA.  The Holiday Inn features free parking, free internet access and fully updated rooms.

Special Group Rate for YMCA Regional Swim Team Attendees: CLICK HERE TO BOOK

If calling into the hotel use the code WIM to receive the Group Rate.  Hotel Fact Sheet: CLICK HERE

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown 

Located less than 400 ft from the Wellmark YMCA, the Hyatt Downtown is your closest hotel option!  Connected to the city, including to the Wellmark Y by over 4 miles of climate controlled skywalks.  In addition to the fantastic location the hotel offers free breakfast.  Valet parking is available for $18 per day.

Special Group Rate for YMCA Regional Swim Team Attendees: CLICK HERE TO BOOK.  Note: Rooms are all King Bed with a pull out sofa sleeper.


There are more than 30,000 parking spots throughout the city. Find resources at:


We would like to thank the following companies for their support of the 2018 Regional Swim Meet.

Coaches Hospitality Room - TBD

Meet Programs - TBD

Meet Apparel - Fine Designs

Swim Shop - Elsmore Swim Shop


We have again partnered with 'We've Got Game Sports Photography to bring exceptional photo opportunities for your athlete.  Use the link below to learn more and pre-book you photos.  Note: Pre-booking required prior to March 14, 2018


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