Swim Team


YMCA Piranha Swim Team
2018 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** Monthly Start Date
Gold $459 $118 4/9/18
Silver $319 $83 4/16/18
Bronze $239 $62 4/16/18
Orange $199 $51.50 4/16/18
Green $199 $51.50 4/17/18

*Additional USA-S annual registration fees: $66.00 for swimmers 9 and over and $58.00
for swimmers 8 and under. These fees will not be prorated. All fees paid on Team Unify website, not Member Services.

** Discount has been applied to pay in full fee

REGISTRATION OPENS: April 1, 2018
 

PIRANHA SWIM TEAM
PRACTICE SQUAD DESCRIPTIONS:

Program placement is based on swimmer’s ability after coach’s assessment. Registration information, practice and meet schedules are available online at www.teamunify.com/wiypfst. Contact Coach Guy at guy@oconymca.org or
262-468-0482 or cell 262-729-9622.

Piranha Swim Team Squad 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:
(Ages 8 & under)
Recommended to attend 2+ practices per week. Home meet participation is mandatory.  Away meet participation is encouraged. Deep-water safe, capable of multiple laps in the competitive pool. Comfortable with head in the water. Fundamentals of freestyle, back-stroke, starts and turns will be emphasized.

Orange:
(Ages 9-11)
Recommended to attend 2+ practices per week. Home meet participation is mandatory.  Away meet participation is strongly encouraged. Deep water safe, capable of multiple laps in the competitive pool. Comfortable with head in the water. Fundamentals of all four competitive strokes, starts and turns will also be emphasized.

Bronze: 
(Ages 11-14)
Recommended to attend 3+ practices per week. Have achieved excellence in Green and/or Orange Group. Have the ability to read the pace clock and determine send-offs on simple interval sets. Continued refinement of technical aspects of swimming. Increased amount of sets run on an interval or rest.

Silver:
(Ages 12-15)
Recommended to attend 4+ practices per week. Have achieved excellence in Bronze Group. Have the ability to determine send-offs for sets with changing intervals and calculate swim times. Continued refinement of technical aspects of swimming. Increased difficulty of set and added focus on mental toughness. Become efficient in all strokes.

Gold: 
(Ages 13 & up)
Recommended to attend 5+ practices per week. Have achieved excellence in Silver Group. Have displayed a strong internal motivation, strived for excellence and a consistent commitment to attendance. Efficient in all strokes.  Continued refinement of technical aspects of swimming. Commitment to our most demanding and rigorous training program.