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The COVID-19 crisis is an ever-changing situation with unprecedented and unpredictable circumstances impacting us all, turning our world upside down. As a cause-driven organization dedicated to Youth Development, Healthy Living and Social Responsibility, we want nothing more than to be able to operate our youth sports programs that serve youth in our communities. We have measured the health risks, organizational readiness and facility capacity before making the decision to cancel this year’s YMCA Competitive Swim Team program.

We are incredibly grateful for the countless hours of dedication from our swim team families and we hope to be reunited with you all as soon as it is possible to continue this amazing sport!

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Becoming a member of the YMCA Swim Team means fun, fitness and teamwork. The YMCA swim team is a competitive swim program designed to challenge and grow swimmers both in and out of the water. Trained coaches focus on stroke technique as well as endurance and fitness during practices to improve swimmer's times as they work toward their end of season goals. The YMCA swim team promotes healthy lifestyles while embracing the four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.



Practices take place multiple times each week typically in the evenings and challenge swimmers to improve their technique as well as their endurance. Swimmers are expected to come to practice to work hard toward their goals and work together with their teammates to challenge each other to improve. Our teams showcase their skills at swim meets that all swimmers are encouraged to participate in. At swim meets, swimmers go from being program participants to teammates and friends AND compete for personal best's in the pool!



Anyone who is between the ages of 5 and 20 can join YMCA Swim Team!

We recommend that all swimmers new to YMCA Swim Team tryout before registering. To schedule a tryout please reach out to the head coach of the team you are interested in.



The YMCA of Central Ohio Swim League is a competitive swim league consisting of 9 YMCA of Central Ohio Swim Teams. Teams compete in YMCA dual meets, Invitationals, as well as a League Championship meet. Swimmers are able to qualify for YMCA Great Lakes Zone Championships as well as YMCA Nationals Championships as a part of the YMCA of Central Ohio Swim League. We are a league focused on providing a competitive environment for swimmers both new and experienced with both a winter season and a summer season.