DOLPHIN SWIM TEAM
June 1, 2017-Mid August 2017
To be eligible for swim team participant must be able to swim one length of the pool (25 yards) with a recognizable swimming stroke. Season will run October through February/March with the meets beginning in mid November; most of the meets are held on Saturday’s. The Wilkes-Barre YMCA Dolphins is a fully sanctioned YMCA Swimming Program that participates in the Penn-Del swimming league, YMCA invitational meets, and for those who qualify, YMCA Districts, States and Nationals. All swimmers must have a Wilkes-Barre YMCA membership in order to participate; this is a National YMCA guideline.
Practice for ALL team members begins on Wednesday, May 31st.
MINI DOLPHINS (ages 5-8 or 9 & first season) This practice will primarily consist of 8 & under swimmers and new competitive swimmers.
M/W 5:30-6:30pm; TH 6:45-7:45pm
SPINNERS (ages 9-10)
May 31 - June 15: M/W 5:30-6:45pm; TH 6:45-8:15pm
June 20 --Mid August: Mon thru Fri 7:00-8:15am
ORCAS (ages 11-19)
May 31 - June 15: M/W 6:30-8:00pm; TH 6:45-8:15pm
June 20 -Mid August: Mon thru Fri 7:00-9:00am
Spinner & Orca Fees:
AM Practices only: $180
PM Practices only: $165
AM & PM Practices: $280
YMCA Team fees due upon registration. No swimmer can begin practice without completing registration process. Payment plan is available.
** Ages are guidelines only and the actual practice times will depend on the swimmer's physical and mental ability to handle the workload and will be up to the coach's discretion.
Complete Swimmer’s Contact Form at the team website listed below.
A parents club activity fee of $25 per family is due to parent’s club treasurer, check made payable to WBY Swim Team.
YMCA Team fees can be paid at Y’s front desk or online at wbymca.org.
Team Website: Fill out the Swimmer’s Contact Form online at-
YOUTH COMPETITIVE SPRING STROKE CLINIC
Stroke Clinic/Intro to Dolphin Swim Team
Session #1: March 20 - April 19
Session #2: April 24 - May 24
This class is for the new competitive swimmer or the returning swimmer looking to get an early start practicing. Refinement of the competitive strokes (freestyle, butterfly, backstroke and breaststroke) is the focus of this swim clinic.
Ages 5-8 M/W 5:30-6:30pm
Ages 9 & up M/W 6:30-7:45pm