Warren County YMCA

Swim Team

 

Dolphin Swim Team

A competitive swim team for boys and girls ages 6 - 18. Perfect for the beginning competitor as well as the most experienced. The major emphasis is on stroke development, teamwork and the development of the YMCA's four core values of respect, responsibility, caring and honesty. Swimmers must be YMCA members and must be able to swim one length of the pool with stopping, using crawl stroke. If in doubt as to what level your swimmer is, contact Dani Mumford, Aquatics Director, to have them tested. Our team consists of approximately 75 members from all over Warren County. The season runs from September through March. All swimmers (parents) must complete a 2024-25 Swim Team Emergency Form at the Front Welcome Desk.
They compete in the following age categories:

  • 8 & under (novice)
  • 9 & 10 (cadet)
  • 11 & 12 (prep)
  • 13 & 14 (junior)
  • 15 & up (senior)

Age categories are based upon birth date as of Nov. 30.

Registration:  Open August 8, 2024. Must register at the Y Front Desk due to the required Parent Consent Form.

Cost for 2024-25 season: (Due by October 2nd)
$170.00 YMCA Members
$100.00 each additional child in family
$100.00 WAHS Swim Team members (Grades 9-12)

 

Practice Times:

First official week of practice begins TBA'd  September 2024

** New Swimmers Swim with their age group**

 Age

 Day  Time      Days Required

 Novice (8 & under)

 M-Thurs

 5:30-6:30pm

 Fri. 

 No Friday

 Min. of  2 days/week

 Cadet (9 &10 years)

 M-Thurs

 5:30-7:00 pm

 Fri.

 No Friday

 Min. of 3 days/week

 Prep (11&12 years)

 M-Thurs

 5:30-7:00 pm

 Fri.

 No Friday

 Min. of 3 days/week

 Junior (13 &14 years)

 M-Thurs

 5:30-7:00 pm

 Fri.

 No Friday 

 Min. of 3 days/week

 Senior (15-18 years)

 M-Thurs

 5:00-7:00 pm

 Fri.

 No Friday

 Min. of 3 days/week

 

Meets:
Home swim meets will begin at 11:00 am. Swimmers need to be on deck for warm-ups at 10:00 am.
Away meet details will be provided prior to meet date.
*For swimmers riding to/from meets with parents, a note must be provided to Coach Dani in advance.

Warren Swim Invitational  Meet:
All hands on deck for our biggest meet of the year! Set-up will be held on Friday evening with the invitational running all day on Saturday. Volunteers are needed to help with pre-meeting tasks, event timing, staging, scoring, concessions, and so much more. 

Date: TBA'd
Time: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Set-up: Friday

Parent Info:
ALL parents are expected to help during each home swim meet. Jobs consist of: set-up, timing, scoring, selling 50/50, concessions, lining up swimmers, providing judges and referees. Please check the swim team bulletin board (outside of Dani's office) for meet information and/or concession donations during season.

Parent Meeting:
Who:
All parents are asked to attend to meet our new board members, coaches and new parents. 
Date: TBA'd
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: YMCA Program Room #4


Team Swimsuits order from our store on SwimOutlet.com 
Click here https://www.swimoutlet.com/collections/warrendolphins?rfsn=6125568.c2e04b

 

Upcoming Events & Programs:

 

Introduction to Competitive Diving

Introduction to Competitive Diving is a 5-week course designed to familiarize new divers with the 5 basic positions for 1-meter springboard diving. Participants will learn how to safely execute all the same dives they see in High School, College, and Olympic athletes. It is recommended to have a background in aerial sports (gymnastics, cheer, etc.), but is not required. This course will involve both dry land exercises and pool work. Participants will be combined grade levels 5th-12th.
Students MUST have attained Stage 4 of YMCA Progressive Swim Level. A minimum of 4 divers are needed to run this program. Max enrollment=8.
Brandon Gregg, WAHS Diving Coach, will lead this program. Swim waiver is required prior to registration.

Sessions:
April 20th thru May 18, 2024
Days: Saturday
Time: 
9:00-10:00 am
Registration: NOW OPEN
Cost:
$20.00 YMCA Members (5 week session)
$40.00 Non-Members
Instructor: Brandon Gregg, WAHS Diving Coach
 

Introduction to Competitive Diving - Summer Classes

Introduction to Competitive Diving is a 5-week course designed to familiarize new divers with the 5 basic positions for 1-meter springboard diving. Participants will learn how to safely execute all the same dives they see in High School, College, and Olympic athletes. It is recommended to have a background in aerial sports (gymnastics, cheer, etc.), but is not required. This course will involve both dry land exercises and pool work. Participants will be divided by grade levels; 5th - 8th and 9th - 12th.
Students MUST have attained Stage 4 of YMCA Progressive Swim Level. A minimum of 4 divers are needed to run this program. Brandon Gregg, WAHS Diving Coach, will lead this program. Swim waiver is required prior to registration.

Sessions:
June 15th - July 13, 2024
July 20th - August 17, 2024
Days: Saturday

*Grade Levels: 
Grades 5th-8th
Time:   9:00-9:30 am
Cost:
$15.00 YMCA Members
$35.00 Non-Members

*Grade Levels: 
Grades 9th-12th
Time:   9:30-10:30 am
Cost:
$20.00 YMCA Members
$40.00 Non-Members

Registration: Register with the 5-week session registration dates.
Instructor: Brandon Gregg, WAHS Diving Coach
 

Competitive Swim Training  - Saturdays 

Join former WAHS Swim Coach Russ Beyer for competitive swim training this summer. Swimmers can get a head-start on conditioning and training for the upcoming swim season.  Practices held Saturdays from 7:15-8:30 am and will run with the June/July and July/Aug sessions. Register during session signups. 
Ages 15+

Dates: 
Mini Session: May 18th thru June 8th (4-week session)
June 15th thru July 13th (5-week session)
July 20th thru Aug. 17th (5-week session)
Days: Saturdays
Time: 7:15-8:30 am
Cost:
$15.00 YMCA Members & Non-members
($12.00 for 4-week mini session)
Registration: Register during our session sign up dates.

 

Summer Swim Training League - Evenings

Has your child ever considered joining the swim team? Now is the chance to try it out! If your child is already on the team, this is a great opportunity to work on technique and strength in a summer swim program. We will focus on improving the quality of each child's swimming abilities while strengthening their bodies in order to be a successful competitive swimmer. Participants are able to attend as they are available with relaxed summer expectations but will have the ability to demonstrate how they've grown in a swim meet at the end of the program. All ages are welcome to join the Warren Dolphins for this summer swim team opportunity.
Swimmers MUST have attained Stage 4 of YMCA progressive swim levels or be tested before league begins. Swim waiver required. 

Dates: (5-week sessions)
June 10th - July 11th 
July 15th - August 8th
Days: Monday through Thursday
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Cost:
$20.00 YMCA Members
$50.00 Non-members
Registration: Register during our session sign up dates.

 

 

NOTE: It is required that children 9 and under be accompanied by an adult at all times while at our YMCA. No Front Entry drop off or pick up.