The Phoenixville Area YMCA Blue Wave Swim team was established in 1967. We have been a competitive swim team for 43 years. We participate in the PennDel swim league in the winter. We are also a USS swim team, and we participate in the Tri- County summer swim league.

Our Calendar Year is broken down in the following matter:
Mid September- Mid October: Fall Stroke and Turn Clinic
Mid October- Mid March: Winter Swim season ( Penndel league)
May- June: Spring Stroke and Turn Clinic
June- July: Summer Swim Team (Baker Park)

Our season begins in September with a five week stroke and turn clinic. We delegate one stroke per week, finishing the final week with IM. Starts and Turn work are focused on at the end of each week.

Following Stroke and Turn, we begin our Winter season in October. The season is compiled of daily practices, and league meets on Saturdays. (Usually 4-5 per season) Several invitationals are also offered. The season is concluded with league champs in February. Swimmers, that qualify continue on to Districts, States and Nationals, these are our Championship level meets. These are held in March and the first week of April

We currently have one Boys team, and one Girls team. They predominately compete separately. We have swimmers of all ages- varying from 5- 18 years of age. Our swimmers ability rang from the beginning level, clear up to the national level.

Following the Winter swim season we offer our Spring Stroke and Turn Clinic, which is run in the same format as our Fall clinic.

Following Spring Stroke and Turn Clinic we start our Summer swim team program. We compete as Baker Park Swim team in The Tri-county Summer Swim league. Practices are offered Daily in the months of June and July outside. We compete in dual meets on Tuesday and Thursday nights. The season is brought to an end with league Championships at the End of July.

Practice groups are broken down in the following way:
Gold: 12-18 year olds
Silver: Advanced 10-12 year olds (Winter only)
Bronze: 9-12 year olds
Blue: 8 and unders