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Swim Team

Join the Edwardsville YMCA swim team today! Our coaches strive for all swimmers to achieve excellent stroke technique and peak athletic performance while maintaining a safe and fun environment at practice.

Swim Team (Ages 5 - 21)

The Edwardsville Breakers Swim Team is a year-round competitive age group swim club with approximately 170 swimmers ranging in age from 5 through 21. For more information, Contact the Edwardsville YMCA at (618) 656-0436, or email Coach Bob: edwyswim@yahoo.com.

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Swim Team Levels

Level 1 Swim Team (Ages 6 - 11)

The main emphasis for this level is on refining competitive swim skills and teaching skills not yet learned. At this level, the technique of competitive swimming skills is vital. Once techniques are learned, the group will begin to concentrate on training and racing.

Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 4:15 – 5:30pm | Pool 1 Niebur
Saturday | 9:00 – 10:30am | Chuck Fruit Center

Level 2 Swim Team (Ages 11 - 13)

Swimmers should be able to perform all four strokes according to USS Rules. Technique is the main emphasis early in the season. Later, concentration is on training and reaching goals set for competition.

Monday – Friday | 5:00 – 6:30pm | Chuck Fruit Center
Saturday | 9:00 – 10:30am | Chuck Fruit Center

Level 3 Swim Team (Ages 12 - 14)

Similar to Level 2, those with several years of year-round competitive experience will perform all four strokes according to USS Rules. Swimmers with YMCA Area cut times or Ozark Championships cut times will fit into this group. Stroke technique will be the main emphasis early in the season. Later in the season, this group will concentrate on training and reaching goals set for competition.

Monday – Friday | 4:30 – 6:30pm | Chuck Fruit Center
Saturday | 7:00 – 9:00am | Chuck Fruit Center

Senior Level Swim Team (Ages 6 - 11)

These swimmers are those who are seriously dedicated to reaching the highest levels of their own potential.

Monday – Friday | 2:30 – 4:30pm or 4:30 – 6:30pm | Chuck Fruit Center
Saturday | 7:00 – 9:00am | Chuck Fruit Center

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