2021-2022 Season Information

Information posted below is in draft form and is not 100% finalized, but meant to help families in planning for the next season

Registration is expected to open ONLINE in mid-August
Group Placement assignments for current YNWL Swimmers is being worked on NOW and will be communicated. If a swimmer initially registers for the wrong group it is not a problem and is an easy fix.

  1. Registration Packet (this packet is included in the ONLINE REGISTRATION)
    1. ​Includes pricing - monthly fees have remained the same since 2017 and are NOT increasing for 2021-2022
  2. Volunteer Policy
  3. Full Group Descriptions
    1. Note the changes for upper level groups IV through VI.
      1. Level V has changed to VI and the minimum practice attendance raised to 85%
        1. 2020-2021 Level V are INVITED, but not required, to join Level VI at the stated standards
      2. Level IV has changed to V and a minimum practice attendance of 60% has been added
        1. 2020-2021 Level IV are INVITED, but not required, to join Level V at the stated standards
      3. The 2021-2022 Level IV is really the "NEW" group being added
        1. The goal of Level IV is to add a group more appropriate for 13-18yr swimmers with more of a social focus on competitive swimming and/or those advancing out of Level III but not quite ready for Level V
        2. Swimmers from Level III DO NOT have to pass through Level IV to get to V if approved by the coaching staff
    2. ​​Required Equipment Lists by Group - click HERE
      1. See #7 below for order option details
    3. ​​Required Level V signed agreement
    4. Required Level VI signed agreement
  4. Practice Schedules
    1. BHP YMCA
    2. Southside - note slight time adjustment of 30min
  5. First Day of Practices -
    1. NEW to the Team Pre-I & Level I Swimmers - Tuesday August 31st & Thursday September 2nd - ALL AT SOUTHSIDE 4:30-5:15pm
      1. Only those two days for that week
    2. All Groups - Full Schedule - Tuesday September 7th
    3. Levels V/VI - full schedule September 7th, modified schedule starting Monday August 23rd. More details TBD
  6. Meet Schedule - TBD
    1. Home Meets
      1. YNWL Fall Invite - October 22-24, 2021*
      2. "B" Meet - November
      3. January YMCA Meets (2 meets in one weekend)- mid January
      4. YNWL Spring Invitational - April 29 - May 1, 2022*
      5. Damon McCoy Invitational - June 3-5, 2022*
      6. City Meet (summer club champs) - June 29 & 30, 2022*
      7. Last Chance Meet - June 25 or July 2, 2022*
      8. * = Tentative
  7. ​​Suit & Apparel Guidelines - click HERE
    1. ​Click HERE for Free Shipping opportinities in August/September
  8. Parent Information Meeting - TBD - Late September