Olive Branch Family YMCA

Swim Team

Electric Eels Swim Team

This is a developmental swim team designed to help the novice swimmer improve and move up to a competitive swimming program. Swim team competes in the Mid-South Swimming Conference. They will train and compete year-round. Semi-annual seasons include 5 competition meets and a championship meet at the end of each season. Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels are available.

Ages: 5-18 years

Program Description

A Team Advanced: It is required that the participant be able to dive off blocks, perform all 4 strokes, swim 4 laps nonstop within 2 minutes, do all turns correctly and know rules of disqualifications. The focus of this group will be concentration on technique, endurance training, starts and turns and building speed.

B Team Intermediate: It is required that the participant be at least 8 years old, have knowledge of all 4 strokes and can demonstrate them to the best of their ability, be able to swim 2 laps nonstop and must have some knowledge of correct turns. The focus of this group will be learning correct diving, turns and technique in each stroke, endurance  training, building speed and learning the rules of disqualification.

C Team Beginner: It is required that the participant be able to swim across the pool (1 lap) nonstop and must be     familiar with Free and Back strokes. The focus of this group will be learning all 4 strokes, learn diving, starts and turns, endurance, how meets are run, organized and participated in and an introduction to rules of disqualifications.


Program Fees/Practice Schedule:

This program consists of a summer and a winter season. Payments can be made monthly by bank draft. Monthly fees do not include MSL fees of $15 per season (two times a year). Cost of winter and summer championship meets also not included (as meets are optional)

**If monthly team fees aren’t paid by the last day of the month you will be subject to a $15 late fee**

A Team Advanced Schedule:        3-day option Wednesdays and Fridays at 5:00 p.m. / Saturdays 9:00 a.m. —$45

4-day option Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 5:00 p.m. / Saturdays 9:00 a.m. —$55

B Team Intermediate Schedule:  3-day option Wednesdays and Fridays at 5:00 p.m. / Saturdays 8:00 a.m. —$45

4-day option Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 5:00 p.m. / Saturdays 8:00 a.m. —$55

C Team Beginner Schedule:         3-day option Wednesdays and Fridays at 5:00 p.m. / Saturdays 8:00 a.m. —$45

 

 
For more information contact Jamie Gross at jamie.gross@ymcamemphis.org