The FM Gators Swim Team is a premier YMCA team that has been serving the Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead communities for over 60 years. Swimmers of all ages are welcome to compete and participate at all levels. The Gators have five training groups for ages 5 & up to accommodate all levels of competitive swimmers. (Developmental, Age Group I & II and Senior). Practice schedules vary by season and level. Stroke Clinics and Special Events are also important parts of the FM Gators program. Our professional YMCA coaching staff provides high quality instruction for all ages and abilities to improve swimming and diving skills and achieve success at each athletes level of desire while having FUN!


Summer 2021 Practice Info


  • Don't forget water bottle, sunscreen, and tinted goggles, they will make practice way more fun
  • Kids should be getting their own equipment, we will only have limited numbers of kickboards and pull buoys
  • Enter through building locker rooms, no loitering in lockerooms will be tolerated.
  • No parents on deck
  • Parents watching in the stands need to stay at least 6 feet apart, and should wear masks
  • No Parents on deck
  • Coaches wearing masks at a minimum during entrance and exit from practice.
  • All Age Groupers and Seniors are expected to help with pool setup, i.e. lane ropes, flags, pace clock
  • Assigned lanes

3 strikes, you’re out

  • 1st warning, is for not listening/talking while coach is talking, talking back, etc. 
  • 2nd warning, sit out for 5 minutes
  • 3rd warning, sent home for the day, with expectations of listening the next time they come to practice. 

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400 1st Ave. S
Fargo, ND 58103

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