2095 Packard Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

2020 Winter Swim Season

Ypsilanti Otters Swim Club (YOSC) 

Ypsilanti Community High School Pool, 2095 Packard, Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Registration for Returning Members opens 12/20/19
Registration for New Members opens 12/26/19

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 to declare for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, see your children's swim times histories, maintain your own contact information, and more.

Pups & Jr. Otters - The YCS HS Pool is colder than a recreational pool.  If your child is assigned to Pups or the Jr. Otters , you can bring your swimmer on the first day to try out the class and pool to make sure s/he is comfortable in the water/class. 


1/6 (Mon) - ​ 1st Day of Practice for Competitive Swimmers (Yellow, Blue, Bronze, Silver Gold)

1/7 (Tues) - ​ 1st Day of Practice for Learn-to-Swim Groups (Pups & Jr Otters)


Registration online at

Registration for Returning Members opens  12/20/19

Register for the last group registered or the last swim group assignment you received. 

Registration for New Members opens 12/26/19

New Swimmers - Please register for the swim group assignment received during testing prior to registration . 

Swim Testing

Swim testing can be arranged by emailing [email protected]

@ YCS HS Pool by appointment only

Parent Meeting / Swim Testing

Mandatory Parent Meeting for ALL Families –  Dates TBD @ YCS HS Pool 

The meeting will cover: Volunteer Deposit Changes, Volunteer Opportunities, Personalized Towel Order, Silicone Caps, Latex Caps for New Families, Concession Team, Tech Team, Championships Committee, USA Swim Overview, Strength & Conditioning Re-Boot (Formerly "Dry Land"), Locker Room Monitoring & Safety Team

Meet Schedule

See the "Swim Meets" tab for information regarding swim meets


See the "Swim Meets" tab for information regarding swim meets



3/20 (Fri), 7:45p - Carb-O-Load after practice - The Carb-O-Load is on! A parent has volunteered to provide pasta & sauce for the traditional swimmer Carb-O-Load prior to Championships! We need parents to bring items to supplement the pasta. Go to to sign up to bring something.


3/23 (Mon) - Bring-A-Friend Day! Bring your friends to have a Fun Free Swim during Bring-A-Friend-Day. Show your friends the pool, the coaches & talk to them about the Otters while having fun! Sign up to ensure that we have enough Lifeguards on hand!


​3/24 (Tues) - Fall Fun Meet! - We will be Hosting a Fun Meet with Current/Former YCS, Otters, Friends of Otters, Parents, Coaches and anyone who can swim the length of the pool! This is a fun meet where we will build community and race together. There will be a variety of different races, including a Coaches Relay at the end of the meet! We recommend all swimmers try to participate in some races, as it gives them a goal to aim for in their training. 


3/25 (Wed) - YOSC Banquet (Potluck/Awards) & Last day of the Winter Session - Please sign up your family so we can get an idea of how many and please volunteer for a job at the Banquet. We need help with set-up, serving and we need ALL to pitch in at the end with clean-up. The Banquet is a Potluck style dinner for ALL Otters Coaches, Swimmers & their families. Please bring your own plates, silverware, and beverages. 


Listed below are the groups and practice times for Winter 2020. 

(We are not able to offer Adult Swim Lessons in the Fall)

    Group         Age   


           Times              Cost    

Pups Deep

4 - 7 yrs

M-TH (4 days)

5:30-6pm; 6-6:30pm; 6:30-7pm (Choose 1 slot)


Jr. Otters 5+ yrs M-TH (4 days)
5:30-6pm, 6-6:30 pm, 6:30-7pm (Choose 1 slot) $180

Mon - Fri (5 days)

 M-Th 5:45 - 6:45 pm

F 6-6:30 Non-Water; 6:30-7:30 Water

Blue   Mon - Fri (5 days)

M-Th 5:45 - 6:45 pm

F 6-6:30 Non-Water; 6:30-7:30 Water

Bronze   Mon - Fri (5 days)

M-Th 6:15 - 6:45 pm (Non-Water);
M-Th 6:45 - 8:15 pm (Water)

F 6-6:30 (Non-Water); 6:30-8 (Water)

Silver   Mon - Fri (5 days)

M-Th 6:15 - 6:45 pm (Non-Water)
M-Th 6:45 - 8:30 pm (Water)

F 6-6:30 (Non-Water); 6:30-8 (Water)

Gold   Mon - Fri (5 days)

M-Th 6:15 - 6:45 pm (Non-Water)
M-Th 6:45 - 8:45 pm (Water)

F 6-6:30 (Non-Water); 6:30-8 (Water)




We look forward to having you join the YOSC for another great season!