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For questions about swim team contact

860-343-6220  or email Head Coach Heather Chandor at

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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. 


Open to swimmers aged12 & under.

Will have 2 groups in each session, one for swimmers with some swim team experience or who have had extensive swim lessons and can do freestyle flip turns and dive off a starting block.  Second group will be for seasoned swim team swimmers who are looking to refine their skills. 


Mondays & Wednesday evenings 5:00pm – 6:30pm

All weeks include stroke work, starts & turns.

Each week limited to 8 participants

Week 1             7/26 & 7/28    CLOSED 

Week 2             8/2 & 8/4        Breastroke

Week 3             8/9 & 8/11      Backstroke

Week 4             8/16 & 8/18    Butterfly

Weekly fee  - $40 full member / $50  program member / $60 non member

Register online


or call 860- 343- 6201 


Any new swimmer interested in joining the Barracudas swim team must attend a tryout. 


Monday 9/13 - 5 timeslots to choose from

5:15pm, 5:30pm, 5:45pm, 6:00pm, 6:15pm 

Wednesday 9/155 timeslots to choose from

5:15pm, 5:30pm, 5:45pm, 6:00pm, 6:15pm 



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 2 days per week. 


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 3 days per week.


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 4 days per week. 

Level 3 

For swimmers aged 11 & over who have Personal Best times close to or better than New England Championship qualifying times. Practice 5 days per week. 


Level 4 

For swimmers in High School who only swim for the Barracudas partial season due to competing for their High School team for the other part of the season. Practice 5 days per week.    




Level 1     5:00pm - 6:00pm 

Level 2     5:00pm - 6:00pm 

Level 2a   5:30pm - 7:00pm  

Level 3/4  6:00pm - 7:30pm 


Level 2      5:00pm - 6:00pm 

Level 2a    6:00pm - 7:30pm 

Level 3/4   6:00pm - 7:30pm 


Level 1     5:00pm - 6:00pm

Level 2     5:00pm - 6:00pm 

Level 2a   6:00pm - 7:30pm

Level 3/4  6:00pm - 7:30pm


Level 2a  5:30pm - 7:00pm  

Level 3/4 6:00pm - 7:30pm



Dry Land Training for Level 3/4  (Starts October 1st) 

5:00pm - 6:00pm  

There will be other (optional) dryland training & conditioning days for all swimmers 11 & over starting Monday October 3rd. More details will be shared with swimmers who register for Fall/Winter swim team. 


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

Contact Member Services for membership options 860-343-6201


Fees for Fall/Winter 21/22 season will be listed soon.