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.

Congratulations to the following Breakers for continuing there swimming beyond the Breakers at the college level

Division 1

Shelby Newhouse - Oakland University (2011 - 2013)

Jessica Cutler - Michigan State (2011 - 2015)

Erica Cutler - Michigan State (2011 - 2015)

Division 2

Elly Maleski - Wayne State 2012 - 8th fastest NCAA Division 2 freshman in the 100 back

Kyle Shomin - Grand Valley State 2011

Julia Brunner - Wayne State (2018 -     )

Division 3

Jordan Newhouse - Alma

Erin Holstad - Hope (2008 - 2012)

Shea Williams - Albion (2010 - 2014)

 

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