BAY Summer Swim Team
The Bloomsburg Area YMCA swim team is an age-group competitive program that promotes character development by challenging all our kids to be Caring, Honest, Respectful, and Responsible, The BAY Swimming family promotes teamwork and sportsmanship, and is recognized for an emphasis on stroke techniques and age-appropriate training.
Practice officially begins Monday May 3rd, 2021.
The Practice Schedule for May is as Follows:
Monday – Thursday
4pm – 5pm (Elementary)
6:15pm – 8:15pm (Middle & High School)
3:30pm – 5:30pm (Middle & High School)
5pm – 6:30pm (Elementary)
Additional Morning Practices:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
5:45am – 7am (7th grade or older)
The Practice Schedule for June & July is as Follows:
Monday – Friday
8am – 10am (High School)
9:30am – 11am (Middle School)
11am – 12pm (Elementary)
*CDC recommendations allow us 36 swimmers max per age group
8 & Under: $100
9-14 years: $140
High School: $180
Sibling discounts available | Rates will not be prorated for late sign-ups.
BAY reserves the right to cancel Swim Team if necessary based on the latest COVID-19 information.
If registration fills up, please call the BAY at 570-784-0188 to be put on a waiting list.
REGISTRATION OPENS ON MONDAY, APRIL 19th, 2021
BAY Swim Team
Healthy competition is part of growing up. More than simply providing a way to exercise, BAY Swim Team gives kids a place to challenge themselves, compete with their peers, and learn how to keep a positive attitude – whether they win or lose.
The Bloomsburg Area YMCA swim team is an age-group competitive program that promotes character development by challenging all our kids to be Caring, Honest, Respectful, and Responsible. The BAY Swimming family promotes teamwork and sportsmanship, and is recognized for an emphasis on stroke techniques and age-appropriate training.
Have a child ages 4+ who needs to learn to swim? Check out our Swimming Lessons program!
Take Your Mark will return in Fall 2021!
No YMCA Membership is needed for this program. Take Your Mark is intended to help swimmers transition from swim lessons (offered in Spring) to the Swim Team. Basic elements of competitive swimming will be taught. Swimmers should be able to move independently in the water and be interested in joining the competitive swim team when ready. This program is offered during the Fall/Winter Swimming Program.
BAY SWIM TEAM
Swimming Registration is OPEN at the Bloomsburg Area YMCA!
See below for more information!
The BAY Barracudas swim team is a highly competitive USA/YMCA age group program with emphasis on fun and learning. Our certified adult personnel help promotes character development by challenging all participants to accept and demonstrate the values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. The BAY swim team is well recognized for its emphasis on stroke technique and a balanced, age-appropriate approach to training.
BAY includes all levels of competition from novice to the exceptional. Learning continues through all levels, refining strokes and building speed and endurance. Our primary goal throughout each season is to develop each individual athlete to his/her full potential.
Below: the BAY Swimmers of 2017-18!
2018 Spring-Summer Swimming Registration
Swim Team and lessons are held Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at the Bloomsburg Middle School Pool. For specific swim questions, contact Coach LaCroix at 570-854-5174.
SUMMER SWIM TEAM
May 7th, 8th, 10th – Until Bloomsburg School ends
- Beginners: 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
- All Age Groups: 4:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
Continues: June 11th – July 27th
- 11 and older: 8:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
- 10 and younger: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Swim Team Cost
- Members: $150
- Non-Members: $170
May 14th – May 31st
- 4:15p.m. – 5:00p.m.
- 5:15p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Ages: 4 and up
Lesson Cost: $60
Financial Assistance is available for membership and programs!
Bloomsburg YMCA Mission Statement
The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is a cause-driven Columbia County organization that is dedicated to Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. The Bloomsburg Area YMCA addresses these needs through our facilities, programs, and community collaborations with likeminded organizations.
Vision Statement - To nurture every child and teen, to improve the health and well-being of our community residents, and to support fellow cause-driven Columbia County Associations.
The Y is here for our community:
Bloomsburg Area YMCA
30 East 7th Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815
HOURS OF OPERATION
Sat (Summer): 8:00am-1:00pm
UNITED WAY - The Bloomsburg Area YMCA is a program partner with the Columbia County United Way