The Dolphins Swim Team is a year-round program focusing on stroke mechanics while emphasizing competitive strokes and techniques. There are approximately 6 swim meets (home and away) on Saturdays during the winter season, Mondays and Thursdays during the summer season. Additionally there are invitational meets with some requiring the swimmer to meet time standards. Prerequisites for Winter, Spring Conditioning and Summer Swim Team:
Must be able to swim 25 yards free-style and backstroke.
Swimmers must be under 18 years of age or younger on the swim league cut-off dates: Summer = 5/31; Winter = 12/1.
All swim team fees must be paid upon registration. - Try us for one free week to make sure it is a good fit for the swimmer and your family!
Spring Conditioning 2016
Competitive Group: for intermediate to advanced swimmers 8 to 18 years of age who have participated in at least one season of competitive swimming. The focus of this session will be on conditioning. Swimmers will be swimming from 2,500-5,000 yards in this 2-hour practice Dates: Time: Fee: Dates: Times: Fee: Monday 4/18/16 to Friday 5/13/16 Monday through Friday, 5:30-7:30pm YMCA members: $105 Non-members: $170
Developmental Group: for swimmers aged 12 and under who are new to competitive swimming and all swimmers 7 years and younger. The focus of this session is to learn all four strokes needed to compete at a swim meet. This is a one-hour practice. There will be two groups: D1 and D2. The groups are identical except for the practice times. Monday 4/18/16 to Friday 5/13/16 D1: 5:30-6:30pm; D2: 6:30-7:30pm YMCA members: $65; Non-members: $130; Max fee is $210 per family for YMCA members
Summer 2016 Season Dates: Monday 5/16/16– 7/29/16; No practice 5/30/16, 7/04/16; Times: Monday through Friday 5:30pm-7:30pm Fees: YMCA Member: $110, Non-members: $175 Maximum fee is $250 per family for Y members
Winter 2015-2016 Dates: Monday 9/16/16 – March 2017 (end of season will depend on meet schedules) Times: Mon, Wed, Friday 4:30-5:30pm (1 lane) Mechanics class open to D2, Novice and Intermediate groups. Monday through Friday 5:30-7:30pm (5-lanes)
Competitive Group (Invite only practice) Tuesday, Wednesday Friday, 7:00-9pm (3-lanes) Competitive Group (Invite only practice) Saturday 6pm-8pm Competitive Group (3-lanes) Sunday 4pm-6pm Competitive Group (3-lanes) Fees: YMCA Members: 10&Under -$215; 11-14yrs-$285; 15-18yrs-$335; Max fee $550 per family and must maintain continuous YMCA membership
The YMCA of Cecil County
25 YMCA Blvd
Elkton, MD 21921
410-392-YMCA (9622) Financial Assistance Available