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YMCA A-Cast and Amberjax Swim Team

Contact

BETH VALENTINE
Aquatics Director
beth@saymca.org

Our swim team is dedicated to providing an enriching swim team experience, geared towards both the novice and experienced swimmer.

Ages 5-18

Tryouts

  • First half session: September 3 & 5 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Second half session: January 6 & 8 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Prospective Swimmers need only attend one evening during tryouts. Registration and payment is due on the tryout date. All swimmers must be proficient enough to swim at least 25m without stopping in at least two competitive strokes (namely freestyle and backstroke).

Older/Experienced Swimmers may be asked to swim 300m to determine appropriate level placement, as well as to demonstrate proficiency in all four competitive strokes for 50m each.

Practices begin September 16

Monday Practices:

  • Bronze: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Silver: 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
  • Gold: 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm (Dryland training) 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Pool)

Tuesday, Thursday Practices:

  • Bronze: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Silver: 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
  • Gold: 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm (Dryland Training) 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm (Pool)

Wednesday Practices:

  • Bronze: 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Silver: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Gold: 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

Friday Practices:

  • Morning practice: 5:45 am – 6:45 am
  • Bronze: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Silver: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Gold: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Saturday Practice:

  • Turn/Start/Technique Practice: 7:00 am – 8:30 am

*Practice times are subject to change. Swimmers are required to attend at least 3 practices per week. Meets are on average once a month. Swimmers are required to attend at least 2 swim meets during the season.

Half Sessions: September 16 – December 14, January 13 – April 18

  • Bronze: $258
  • Silver: $276
  • Gold: $310

Full Sessions: September 16 РApril 18

  • Bronze: $465
  • Silver: $497
  • Gold: $558

*10% discount included in above prices

*Cost does NOT include a mandatory YMCA Youth Membership ($13/month plus a one-time $25 joining fee), and required annual USA Swimming membership fee ($68)

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