Practice Group Screenings

All new swimmers must attend a screening or tryout to determine their practice group. Tryouts are held prior to the beginning of a new season. If you need to set up a time for a tryout, please call the Y at (513) 474-1400 and ask for the swim team office, or email Nik at 

How to Join 

  1. Join the YMCA. All swim team participants are required to be members of the YMCA. Stop by the front desk to sign up! 
    • ​​Members of the Pre-Competitive teams at M.E. Lyons and Campbell County YMCA are not required to be members in order to participate in the program
  2. Go to and click on "2019-2020 Registration" button on the home page. 
  3. Look over the Payment Form package here. Fill out and return the payment form and return it to Nik Balmer (