Swim Team Tryout

Swim Team

The YMCA welcomes dedicated swimmers who want to compete with a teammates in an encouraging and supportive environment. Emphasis is placed on developing the four competitive strokes, techniques, racing skills, and endurance, while focusing on teamwork, sportsmanship, healthy competition, fitness, and fun. Our coaches encourage swimmers every step of the way to improve and do their personal best. Being on the swim team is a great way to meet new friends, work out, and have fun - all at the same time!


6 - 17


On or before 10/03/2022


More Information

Swim team tryouts are designed to help coaches assess swimmer ability and aptitude. Swimmers will need to be Active Y members for all levels except our Novice team. Successful completion of a tryout will allow swimmers to register for one of our competitive teams.

Skill Requirements:

  • Bronze: 50 yards of all 4 legal strokes; 100 yards Freestyle (with flip turns and side-breathing)
  • Silver: 4 legal strokes; 4x100 yards Freestyle @ 1:30
  • Gold: 4 legal stroke; 6x100 yards Freestyle @ 1:20; 2x200 IM @ 3:10


Please email us at [email protected]. For more information about our swim teams, visit ymcasd.org/swimteams.