Mission Statement:

Combination of YMCA core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility. Along with the YMCA's mission of promoting healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility the Skaneateles Lightning swim team is committed to excellence and safety and is dedicated to the development of the finest athletes as well as the finest of citizens through the sport of swimming and our swimming program.

Vision Statement:

The purpose of the Skaneateles YMCA Lightning Swim Team is to provide athletes with the fundamentals in and out of the water that will contribute to developing individuals who will excel in the sport of swimming as well as become community driven leaders in life. We encourage team spirit and sportsmanship as part of a supportive, safe environment. Athletes will learn life skills such as self-esteem, confidence, and leadership that will be vital in building lifelong success.