Over the last two years over 200 youth have swum with the McGaw Y Swim Team (or MYST for short). Team swimmers range in age from 5 to 18 years and bring a wide range of experience, but they all show tremendous dedication.
10 & Under Wonder
When: December 8th
Where: McGaw YMCA
Final entries for the meet have been posted on the website, please make sure your swimmer is entered correctly into the meet and that they know their events prior to arriving to the pool. All families will enter the YMCA through the gym entrance on Maple. Please do not use the front entrance to the Y.
Volunteers: We need everyone’s help with the meet so please sign up to help out. This is a large meet with 10 teams competing and we ask for your help whether you have a swimmer competing in the meet or not.
Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet
MYST Swim Meets
MYST competes in many different meets throughout the season and each of those meets has different requirements and entry deadlines. Please look over the meet schedule to plan out which meets your swimmer will attend.
For our MYST swim meets you can sign up either online or using the paper version below.
USA meets have additional fees associated with them and you can register online through our online registration system.
Squid Squad – Entry level swimmers aged 5 and up are introduced to competitive strokes and competition in a low key environment. Participation in meets is not required.
Green – Swimmers aged 7 and up will develop proper technique in competitive strokes. YMCA meets are required for this group.
Yellow – Swimmers aged 11 and up develop strokes in a safe and fun environment. Participation in meets is not required.
Orange – This group is for swimmers aged 7 and up, who have knowledge of all four strokes. YMCA meets are required for this group.
Red – This group is for participants aged 9 and up. YMCA meets are required and USA swim meets are encouraged for this group.
Purple – This group is for swimmers aged 10 and up. YMCA meets are required and USA swim meets are encouraged.
Blue – Competitive swimmers aged 11 and up begin to train at a higher level and practices have an emphasis on technique. YMCA meets are required and USA swim meets are expected.
Senior – This group is for swimmers aged 12 and up and is the highest level of training that MYST offers. Practices are the most strenuous and include technique-based training and conditioning. YMCA meets are required and USA swim meets are expected.
Note: High school students who swim for their high school, but wish to participate in MYST as well can join the Blue, Purple or Senior team.
Show your team support by picking up some MYST gear today! Team suits and other MYST apparel can be ordered online from our team store.
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The lists below show who has qualified for either our YMCA District or State Championships. Swimmers must also compete in three YMCA meets throughout the season to complete their eligibility for either meet.
These lists will be updated throughout the season and we hope to see a lot more MYST swimmers on them.
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