The Skagit Valley YMCA Aquatics Swim Team subscribes to a philosophy of teaching and training that provides for maximum long-term performance for its swimmers both in and out of the pool.  Swimmer's training groups are based on various factors, including age, ability, maturity, performance, and attitude.  We provide youth the opportunity to participate in a year-round competitive sports program.

Mission
Develop Champions in Life through Excellence in Swimming

Vision Statement
The mission of SVY Aquatics is to provide a safe and supportive environment that ensures participants the opportunity to achieve their potential as athletes through swimming.

To fully realize the mission and vision, the level of participation of the swimmers, parents, and coaches must embody a commitment to the team, a commitment to teammates, and the acceptance of a personal role in the pursuit of excellence.

In keeping with our belief that we are building future leaders, we provide an opportunity for success through a commitment to excellence and inclusiveness by teaching the value of a strong work ethic, integrity, discipline, teamwork, and sportsmanship through swimming. 

Philosphy
Skagit Valley YMCA Aquatics Swim Team subscribes to a philosophy of teaching and training that provides for maximum long-term performance for its swimmers both in and out of the pool. Swimmer's training groups are based on various factors, including age, ability, maturity, performance, and attitude.  We provide youth the opportunity to participate in a year-round competitive sports program. 

Leadership and accountability are two essential life skills we strive to develop in our athletes.  As swimmers progress through the program, they will receive more responsibility for their swims and performances.  Our athletes learn self-discipline, time management, sportsmanship, nutrition, and goal setting.  Important lessons that will ultimately prepare them for life after swimming. 

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy, and positive environment while teaching the life principles of the Y: Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.