Welcome to the Grand Traverse Bay YMCA Breakers....Northwest Michigan's dual registered, USA/YMCA competitive swim team.

3700 Silver Lake Road Traverse City, MI 49684

GTBY is a year-round competitive swim team. More than just a swim team, however, GTBY is also focused on the YMCA mission: a community- and family-based commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. GTBY offers high quality coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities, from novice to national competitor, while encouraging a fun and healthy environment for the social, physical and personal growth of each athlete. We build strong kids, and a strong community.


 


GTBY 2022-23 PROPOSED MEET Schedule

 

    UPDATED 9.18.2022

DATE MEET/EVENT TYPE LOCATION NOTES WHO CAN ATTEND?
PLEASE SEE NOTES
 
OCTOBER 8- 9 DUAL MEET WITH RAYS

 

YMCA WEST POOL

10/8 WARMUPS 1:00 PM MEET STARTS 2:00 PM

10/9 WARMUPS 7:30 AM MEET STARTS 8:30 AM 

ALL 
OCT 21-23 BOO BASH

USA

ZEELAND WEST HIGHSCHOOL

FRIDAY DISTANCE

12&U IN AM

13& IN PM

BOTH SAT/SUN

ALL 
NOV 6-7 MLA

USA

 

MLA-HOLLAND AQUATIC CENTER PRELIMS FINALS

 13& OVER

EXPERIENCED

SWIMMERS

12-U WITH PERMISSION

NOVEMBER 11-13

RAYS 

THANKSGIVING CLASSIC

 

YMCA  ZEELAND HIGHSCHOOL

FRIDAY DISTANCE

 

ALL 

DECEMBER

2-4

EGRA  USA

EAST GRAND RAPIDS HIGH SCHOOL

COMMUNITY

POOL

FRIDAY DISTANCE

11/12 BOYS AND ALL 10 & UNDERS IN AM/

11/12 GIRLS AND 13&OVER IN PM

ALL

JANUARY 7

CADILLAC YMCA YMCA CADILLAC YMCA    ALL
JANUARY 8  GTBY YMCA  YMCA HOME GTBY WARMUP 7:30-8:30 MEET STARTS 8:30  ALL
JANUARY 13-15 GREAT LAKES TROPICAL CHALLENGE USA WEST ZEELAND, MI

SAT/SUN PRELIMS FINALS

NO DISTANCE ON FRIDAY

 TBD 

FEBRUARY

11-12

 

OLY USA  OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

ONLY QUALIFIED 

PRELIMS/FINALS

COACH APPROVAL

13 &OVER SWIMMERS ONLY WITH CUTS

FEBRUARY  11-12 

WESTERN 

YMCA CLUSTERS

 

YMCA

MYST OR RAYS

3 YMCA MEETS 

 

 

 

ANYONE WHO DOES not HAVE A YMCA STATE CUT 

FEBRUARY  18th  8& UNDER YMCA STATE CHAMPS YMCA

GTBY 

3 MEET MINIMUM NO QUALIFYING TIMES NEEDED
MARCH 3-5

YMCA STATE CHAMPS

 9 & 0VER

 

YMCA ZEELAND WEST HIGHSCHOOL MUST HAVE ATTENDED 1 YMCA MEET SESSIONS

All 9 & over swimmers with YMCA state qualifying times-RELAY ONLY SWIMMERS GET BONUS SWIM 

MARCH 23-26  SPEEDO SECTIONALS USA

INDIANAPOLIS

INDIANA

ONLY QUALIFIED ONLY QUALIFIED
MARCH 24-26  MI MAGS 14&UNDER STATE MEET USA TBD ONLY QUALIFIED ONLY QUALIFIED