For questions about swim team contact

860-343-6220  or email Head Coach Heather Chandor at hchandor@midymca.org

 

The Barracudas Swim Team is committed to providing an enjoyable and positive experience for swimmers while developing their endurance, skill, physical ability and mental stamina through a supportive and wholesome social outlet that encourages excellence, teamwork, and camaraderie. The Barracudas swim team is a member of the Yankee Cluster Swim League. 

TRY OUTS FOR SPRING/SUMMER 2021 SEASON TEAM

Any new swimmer to the team must complete a tryout regardless if they are new to competitive swimming or have been swimming for another team.   

Tuesday May 4  between 5:30pm - 6:30pm 

 or 

Thursday May 6  between 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Once you register your swimmer for one of the try outs, you will  receive an email with more details and your specific 10 minute try out appointment. Due to COVID restrictions we are using appointment times to keep everyone spread out.  

 

 
TEAM INFORMATION

 

Level 1 

Entry point for most new swimmers aged 10 & under onto the swim team unless previous competitive swim experience. Swimmer should be able to swim 25 yards of the pool freestyle, 25 yards backstroke & should be comfortable diving from the side of the pool. Practice one day per week. For the 2021 season, the competition meet schedule is still TBD .

 

Level 2 

Swimmers at this level can swim all 4 competitive strokes, can attempt to dive from a swim block and should be able to complete 50 yards freestyle without stopping. Practice 2 days per week.

For the 2021 season, the competition meet schedule is still TBD .

 

Level 2a 

Swimmers at this level have swum competitively, are committed to a practice & competition schedule and can navigate a full swim practice up to 2000 yards. Practice 3 days per week. Additional land conditioning times will be added once season starts for those 9 & older. For the 2021 season, the competition meet schedule is still TBD .

Level 3 

For swimmers aged 11 & over who have Personal Best times close to or better than New England Championship qualifying times. Practice 4 days per week. Additional land conditioning times will be added once season starts. For the 2021 season, the competition meet schedule is still TBD . 

 

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

 

  

MONDAYS

Level 1     5:15pm - 6:00pm 

Level 3     6:00pm - 7:30pm 

TUESDAYS 

Level 2      5:00pm - 6:00pm 

Level 2a    6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Level 3/4   6:00pm - 7:30pm 

WEDNESDAYS 

Level 1     5:15pm - 6:00pm 

Level 2a   6:00pm - 7:00pm

Level 3/4  6:00pm - 7:30pm

THURSDAYS 

Level 2    5:00pm - 6:00pm 

Level 2a  6:00pm - 7:00pm 

Level 3    6:00pm - 7:00pm 

FEE INFORMATION 

All swimmers must be current members of the Middlesex YMCA to register for swim team.  

Contact Member Services for membership options 860-343-6201

 

Level 1

Full Member  $180                  

Program Member  $220         

 

Level 2

Full Member  $180               

Program Member  $220         

 

Level 2a

Full Member   $240              

Program Member  $300          

 

Level 3

Full Member     $320             

Program Member $400