Mexico YMCA Mid-MO Marlins Swim Team

The swim team is open to any youth Kindergarten - 12th grade. To join the team we ask that your child be able to swim 25 yards freestyle (crawl), 25 yards backstroke, 25 yards breaststroke and 25 yard butterfly unassisted and also be able to tread water for a 30 seconds.

The team is divided into three levels based on a set pace. The levels are: Bronze (beginner), Silver (intermediate), and Gold (advanced).

Swim Team encourages self-discipline, perfects competitive strokes, develops positive self-esteem and also builds friendships. To be eligible to join the swim team you are required to be a member of the Mexico Area Family YMCA during the winter season. There are Swim Team tryouts in early Spring and late Summer, call the YMCA at 573-581-1540 for specific dates and times.

 

Mexico YMCA Mid-Mo Marlins Swim Team Mission Statement

To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. To instill a life-long love of swimming where a safe and supportive environment fosters a program of excellence in training, team unity, character development, and family support where every swimmer has the opportunity to achieve their potential and compete at the highest level.