Wilkes-Barre YMCA Fall/Winter Swim Team

September 21, 2020—End of Competition

The YMCA Swim Team is based on the YMCA Principles of competitive swimming and character values.  We believe that everybody swims and everybody wins.


  • To qualify for the team, swimmers must be able to complete 25 yards nonstop of a recognizable stroke.
  • All fees are season fees. Prices cannot be pro-rated.
  • Coaches may move swimmers to different practice session according to ability level if needed
  • We participate in the YMCA Penn-Del League; meet schedule TBD
  • Parent Club Fee ($25) is per family and must be paid when  registering

Registration Process

1. Join YMCA (if not currently member)

2. Register for Practice Session (check with coach if unsure which one)

  • When registering you will automatically be signed up for monthly payments. If you would like to pay in full, you can do so after the first payment.
  • Pay first payment
  • If your CC account information changes during the season please contact Andrea Butchko, Aquatics Director

Fill out online team registration form at:


Preliminary Practice Schedule

Mini Dolphins:                                       Orcas:

M/T/W 5:15-6:15pm                            M-F 6:15-7:45pm @ WBY

As need arises and the schedule allows, more practices will be added to accommodate  large practice sizes. We appreciate your flexibility in advance

High School Swimmers

Team members who also swim for their high school swim team and will attend no more than 2 Y practices per week during the high school season. Will attend “Orca” practices.

Mini Dolphins Full Payment $306
Mini Dolphins Monthly Payment (x6) $51
Orcas Full Payment $402
Orcas Monthly Payment $67
High School* Full Payment $84
High School * Monthly payment $14
Parent Club Fee (ALL LEVELS) $ 25

Team Fees

Parents Meeting

We will be having a parents meeting on Monday, September 14th at 5:30pm both in-person at the YMCA and on Zoom. In-person space will be limited to the first 20 people. Please be sure you are on the email list to receive the Zoom meeting invitation.

At this meeting you will be able to meet our coaching staff, learn more about the swim team policies, and ask and questions you may have.

Text Alerts

Text FILLMEIN to 84483 to receive Facility alerts.

Text WBYCW to 84483 to receive Child Watch alerts.

Text OUTDOOREX to 84483 to receive Outdoor Goup Exercise alerts.

Text GROUPEX to 84483 to receive Indoor Group Exercise alerts.

Text YGYMS to 84483 to receive Gym Alerts alerts.

Text YCHILDCARE to 84483 to receive Childcare alerts.

Text WBFAM to 84483 to receive Youth and Family Programming alerts.

Text WBKIDS to 84483 to receive School Age Child Care alerts.

Text YTEEN to 84483 to receive Teen Programming alerts.

Text YMCAOFF to 84483 to receive Summer O.F.F. alerts.

Text YCKDAY to 84483 to receive Day Camp alerts.

Text YCKOVERNIGHT to 84483 to receive Overnight Camp alerts.

Text YCKFAMILIES to 84483 to receive YCK Families alerts.

Text POOLALERTS to 84483 to receive Mericle Pool alerts.

Text WBYST to 84483 to receive WBY Swim Team alerts.