Swim Team


YMCA Piranha Swim Team
2017 Long Course Season

The YMCA at Pabst Farms Swim Team is a year-round competitive program that serves swimmers, ranging from those with no competitive experience through Y National and USAS National qualifiers. We participate in both YMCA and USAS sanctioned competitions. Swimmers must be members of the YMCA at Pabst Farms.

SWIM TEAM FEES*:

Group Full Start Date
Gold $460 4/17/17
Silver $320 4/24/17
Bronze $240 4/24/17
Orange $200 4/24/17
Green $200 4/24/17


* Additional fee of $64 for swimmers without USAS Swimming registration.

NEW SWIMMER REGISTRATION: May 1, 2017
 

PIRANHA SWIM TEAM
PRACTICE GROUP DESCRIPTIONS:

Program placement is based on swimmer’s ability after coach’s assessment. Practice and meet schedules are available online at www.teamunify.com.

Piranha Swim Team Group Descriptions:
Program placement is based on swimmer’s ability after coach’s assessment. Practice and meet schedules are available online at www.teamunify.com/wiypfst.

Green: ($200 Y member only)
(Ages 5 & up; swimmers with basic skills start here.)
Expected participation: 2 or more practices per week. Home meets are strongly encouraged, away meets are optional.
Skill level: Deep water safe, capable of multiple laps of Competitive Pool and comfortable with head in water.

Orange: ($200 Y member only)
(Ages 8 & up; for swimmers with intermediate skills.)
Expected participation: 2 or more practices per week. Home meets are strongly encouraged, away meets are optional.
Skill level: Deep water safe, capable of multiple laps of Competitive Pool and comfortable with head in water.

Bronze: ($240 Y member only)
(Ages 9 & up)
Expected participation: 3 or more sessions per week for maximum results.
Skill level: Swimmer will have completed Green or Orange level.

Silver: ($320 Y member only)
(Ages 9-15)
Expected participation: 3 or more sessions per week for maximum results.
Skill level: Stroke mechanics have developed sufficiently to prepare swimmers for an introduction to aerobic conditioning.  

Gold: ($460 Y member only)
(Ages 13 & up)
Must demonstrate consistent attendance in Silver group prior to admittance.
Group requirements: Strong internal motivation to commit to our most rigorous and demanding training program. Efficient technique in all strokes.