Swim Team

Swim Team

The goals of our swim teams are to be recreational and competitive and to expand on the fundamentals of competitive swimming.

Meets are voluntary and DO require additional fees.

Swimmers must be able to complete 1 length (25M) of freestyle and 1 length (25M) backstroke without a pause to qualify for the team.

Swim Team participation is open to ages 5-21 years old.

Barracuda Swim Team – Wilson Family YMCA, Augusta, GA

Armada Swim Team – Aiken County Family YMCA, Graniteville, SC

Aiken Armada

Aiken
9/1/21 - 9/30/21
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EELS

Beginner swimmers that are working on learning all four strokes and turns.

PRACTICE:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
5:00PM-6:00PM

STINGRAYS

Intermediate swimmers who have learned all four strokes and turns with few illegal infractions. They are capable of swimming a minimum of 100 yards in any given stroke.

PRACTICE:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
5:00PM-6:15PM

SHARKS

The most advanced group of swimmers. Encouraged to swim 5 days a week and are at least 11 years old.

PRACTICE:

3 DAY OPTIONS:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
5:45PM-7:45PM

4 DAY OPTION:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Mon., Tues., Thurs.: 5:45PM-7:45PM
Fridays: 5:00PM-7:00PM

5 DAY OPTION:
Monday – Friday
Mon., Tues., Thurs.: 5:45PM-7:45PM
Weds. & Fri.: 5:00PM-7:00PM

2021 No Practice/Holidays:
Memorial Day – Mon., May 31
*TBD 1st week of August*
Labor Day – Mon., Sept. 6

Summer 2021 Swim Meets:
(Additional entry fees for swim meets)

*July 31-Aug 1 @ Newberry YMCA Championships

 

# Swimmer must meet USA time standard to attend.
*Swimmers must participate in 2+ YMCA meets & have qualifying times.
** Swimmer must participate in 3+ YMCA meets & have qualifying times.
+ Swimmer must meet time standards, participate in 3 YMCA meets including 1 championship level meet.

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
8/18/17 7/15/21 Online / Front Desk $ 60.00$ 60.00$ 60.00
Late Registration 7/16/21 7/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 65.00$ 65.00$ 65.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Special Rate
09/01/21 - 09/30/21
Sharks (advanced) 5 Days - Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr - 2 hrs
+ $50.00 Registration
Closed
09/01/21 - 09/30/21
Sharks (advanced) 4 Day - Mo,Tu,Th,Fr - 2 hrs
+ $25.00 Registration
Closed
09/01/21 - 09/30/21
Eels (beginners) - Mo,Tu,Th - 5:00 pm - 1 hr
Registration
Closed
09/01/21 - 09/30/21
Stingrays (intermediate) - Mo,Tu,Th - 5:00 pm - 1'15"
Registration
Closed
09/01/21 - 09/30/21
Sharks (advanced) - Mo,Tu,Th - 5:45 pm - 2 hrs
Registration
Closed

Aiken Armada Clinics

Aiken
8/16/21 - 9/2/21
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Already a strong and confident swimmer? Want to improve your stroke? Swim Clinic is a great opportunity to refine your stroke. Take this time to perfect your swimming.

The Aiken County Family YMCA offers swim clinics for all competitive swimmers and children in levels 4-6 of swim lessons to refine their technique.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
7/9/21 8/27/21 Online / Front Desk $ 20.00$ 20.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
08/16/21 - 08/19/21
Freestyle & Backstroke Clinic - Mo,Tu,Th - 5:00 pm - 1'30"
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08/23/21 - 08/26/21
Breaststroke & Butterfly Clinic - Mo,Tu,Th - 5:00 pm - 1'30"
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08/30/21 - 09/02/21
Starts & Turns Clinic - Mo,Tu,Th - 5:00 pm - 1'30"
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Swim Team T-shirts

Wilson
6/1/21 - 12/31/21
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Swim Team T-shirts!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MetroBranchNon-Member
10/17/17 8/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 10.00$ 10.00$ 10.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
06/01/21 - 12/31/21
Register