235 Spencer Ln
Ypsilanti, MI 48198

2021 Summer Season

Ypsilanti Otters Swim Club (YOSC) 

(06/01/2021 through 07/29/2021)  

Rutherford Pool, 975 N Congress St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Evening Slot (MTThF, 7:30-8p Dryland; 8-9p Water Practice), 6/1-7/29 
Morning Slot (M-F, 7:30-8a Dryland; 8-9:30 Water Practice), 6/14-7/29

Cost $150 per swimmer

Multi-swimmer discounts are provided. 

Scholarships are available by emailing [email protected]

WISC Swim League, Division C with Swim Meets & Championships

NO Volunteer Deposit.

We will only be able to offer practice for competitive swimmers at this time. We are not yet able to re-start our learn-to-swim program. Swimmers 18+ who are still in high school are not considered aged out. The Summer session is designed for swimmers who are able to complete at least 50 yards of the pool comfortably using the freestyle stroke. Generally, this will be the yellow group swimmers and above. 

COVID-19 Information: Our current YOSC COVID Preparedness Response Plan & Club Handout is located at the link below and on our website. This Plan will be updated by 6/1/21 and throughout the summer as needed to be current.

Welcome to the Ypsilanti Otters Swim Club Electronic Registration platform for our 2021 Summer Session

We are pleased to offer electronic payment processing and registration. The process is simple for both new and returning members. You'll get access to your own private account that will enable you easily declare for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, see your children's swim times histories, maintain your own contact information, and more.

Online registration is currently set up for Debit/Credit Card payment only. 

Stay Healthy! 

Coaches: Analese, Margaret, Em, Emily, Eve, April, Ben, Bonnie, Bridgette, Colleen, Eric, Ian, Kerry, Lyn, Lachlan & Matt 

Board Members: Andrea, Aris, Eric, Karthik, Lily, Melinda, Mich & Rolf

Notes due to Covid: Registration was opened for swimmers on a priority basis as invitation only. Preference were given for recent and returning Otters. Families were notified regarding the registration date and swimmers were assigned a lane # and an entry / exit side when registration was approved. Limited swimmers per lane. Swimmers at each side for entry / exit. 2 coaches + 1 lifeguard per practice. Bathrooms and Showers are available but use should be minimized. Lockers will not be available. 

Swimmers 18+ who graduated in 2021 are NOT considered aged out and CAN participate in the 2021 Summer Session and WISC Meets / Championships.

The summer session is designed for swimmers who are able to complete at least 50 yards of the pool comfortably using the freestyle stroke.  The summer team is best for swimmers who are in Yellow, Blue, Bronze, Silver and Gold groups.  The summer team is a competitive club in the WISC Summer League, Division C. For more information:

If your swimmer is in the Pups or Jr. Otters swim groups:
Contact Rutherford Pool ( for their lesson schedule and prices.  Rutherford Pool hosts their swim lessons with many familiar faces.  You will notice some of our coaches and instructors join the Rutherford Pool staff for the summer.


Swim Meets (TBD whether live or virtual)

warm-ups start at 8am
meets start at 9am

Meet Dates and location (TBD whether live or virtual)
June 26, 2021 WISC AWAY Back Stroke Meet @ Lincoln (LIVE) 
July 03, 2021 WISC HOME Breast Stroke Meet vs. Barton Hills (VIRTUAL?)
July 10, 2021 WISC AWAY Butterfly Meet @ Forestbrooke (LIVE)
July 17, 2021 WISC AWAY Mid-Distance Freestyle Meet @ ??? 

July 24, 2021 WISC HOME IM Meet v Ann Arbor Y (LIVE)

Championships (TBD whether live or virtual)
WISC Championships @ TBD
July 26, 2021 (Mon)- July 29 (Thurs), 8am Warm-ups, 9am Meet Starts

YOSC Summer Potluck, Fun Swim & Last Day of Summer Session

USA Only Practice - TBD
8/xx-8/xx, TTh, 8-9pm (Water)