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.

Sponsors & Partners

ELSMORE SWIM SHOP- our new team dealer!!

Kathy Coffin-Sheard

HERE IS THE LINK TO OUR NEW GTBY TEAM STORE! ELSMORE SWIM SHOP !!for suits, equipment, cool speedo jogger pants (girls and boys sizing) a new cool jacket and also 2 options for parkas....

  • They hail from Green Bay Wisconsin, just across the water.  They are known for their customer service and team support. 
  • It has been a journey where we have been.  They are not guaranteeing any shipments before the holidays, especially those that need embroidery.  They  have alot of our product with reserves and you see there are options for different tops and bottoms, suits and equipment.  They worked hard to get us rolling with this new site!!

Grand Traverse Bay YMCA - Clubs - Wisconsin - Teams | Competitive Swimwear and Apparel (elsmoreswim.com)

Enid will add the site link to the bottom of our page soon. No password to enter. For embroidery If you order something, then take it to Threads ( they have our logos) or to another source if just for name....all of these shops are sooo busy!!

In addition, THREADS, our local shop,  has opened their site for holiday PRINT orders only. The store CLOSES on the 28th of November to guarantee pick up of product. 



And don't forget TOWEL ORDERS are due by next Wednesday the 23rd to Elizabeth Schaub. The order form  and information is on the Team NEWS from yesterday!

Please read all details.  I will not be able to answer any apparel questions regarding Making WAVEs.  Please reach out to him directly in the number I provided yesterday.