Calling all YMCA swim coaches and competitive aquatic directors! Join us for Online Y Swim Coaches Forums to share information, spark conversation and generate ideas.

Each forum will be 60 minutes on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 11:30 am ET and YMCA coaches at all levels are welcome!


Tuesday, November 16 at 11:30 am EDT

Topic:  Mid-Season Meet Prep: Keeping Swimmers Excited & Ready to Race

Meeting ID: 816 6700 3815

Voice Only: (301) 715 8592 


Helpful resources : 

Safely Offering Competitive Swimming During COVID-19 on Link

YMCA Aquatics Planning Ahead Guide Supplement  on Link

USA Swimming Reopening Plan Guidelines on USA Swimming website

National Aquatics Coalition




Recordings and Slides


Recording for October 19, 2021 - Coach Growth: Learning and Motivating Yourself and Your Fellow Coaches

Recording for September 21, 2021 - Ask the Experts: New Season Review and Q&A. Olympic Team Data Summary, 2021-22 USA Swimming National Events Calendar, Webinars & Clinics, 12&U Banned/Approved Suit List

Recording for August 17, 2021 - Growing Your Program: Tapping into Summer Swimming & the Olympics

Recording and samples for June 15, 2021 - Training for Long Course in a Short Course Pool



Slide Deck for December 1, 2020 - Talking Short Axis

Slide Deck for October 20 - Talking Long Axis


Recording and Slide Deck for July 28 - CEO Panel Discussion

Recording and Slide Deck for June 16 - Starting the Conversation on Race & Equity

Recording and Slide Deck for April 7 - Dryland Principles and Ideas

Recording and Slide Deck for March 31 - Evolution of UMLY's Practice Groups

Recording and Slide Deck for March 24 - What Do We Do With Our Swimmers Now?