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.


Access your account

  • Go to website and login
  • Click on My Account and My Account under the menu to access your account information
  • Make sure to verify your email address

 Sign-up for Meets

  • Go to website and login
  • Go to the Events page to find a list of available meets
  • Click on the name of the meet you want
  • Read any information. Some meets have qualifying times and other restrictions.
  • Click the Attend button and choose your swimmer
  • Some meets will allow you to select events and others you are just declaring that your swimmer is attending. Coaches will determine all events.
  • You can add comments to the notes section for coaches
  • Entry fees are non-refundable

 Sign-up for volunteer jobs

  • There will be volunteer jobs available for hosted swim meets
  • Go to events and find the meet you want to work
  • Click on the Job Sign-up button and choose from a list of events

OnDeck Parent

  • Free App for iOS and Android devices
  • Your login and password are the same. Team alias is mitcsc
  • You can see your swimmer’s best times, upcoming events/entries, time standards, etc.


  • Available on the website under Group Calendars. Choose the group you want to display from the drop-down menu


  • A list of coaches is on our website
  • There is a link in the upper left corner for coaches


  • A list of Swim Families is on our website
  • There is a link in the upper left corner for the directory