Swim Team

Polar Bears Swim Team (Summer)

Registrations will open soon for the Pittsfield Family YMCA’s Polar Bears Swim Team. Through spirited competition, participants will learn how to reach their potential in this water sport for children ages 6-18 years old. Practices and competitions focus on skills development, teamwork and confidence building. Practice is scheduled according to age and ability with certified and experienced swim coaches. All swim team participants MUST have a membership. Swim team dates: May 12-July 20. We also offer a Winter Swim Team!

Who
Youths and teens ages 6-18 years old.

When 
May 12-July 20   

Where
Pittsfield Family YMCA’s pool, 292 North Street

Tryouts
Existing Polar Bears swimmers do not need to try out. However, swimmers who have not swam for the Polar Bears previously must do a tryout – scheduled with Coach Tim Grace at tim.grace.coach@gmail.com.

Divisions and cost
Cubs (guideline: ages 6-9): 3 days a week, $150
Juniors (guideline: ages 9-13): Monday-Friday, 6-8 p.m. $300
Seniors (guideline: ages 14-18): Monday-Friday, 6-8 p.m. $300
*Program must be paid in full at signup OR 50% on signup & 50% on TBA for Juniors and Seniors.

Sibling discounts
A one-time 10% discount is available for the youngest sibling.

Membership is required:
Youth memberships (up through 12 years old): $36/year at signup.
Teen memberships (13-18 years old): $15/month by automatic payments.

Additional Information
Tryouts are required for all swimmers new to Polar Bears program and to be arranged directly with the Coach by emailing him at tim.grace.coach@gmail.com. Please note that if a swimmer has been on the team in the past, no tryout is necessary. Swimmers will need to purchase some of their own equipment.

Practice sessions are subject to CHANGE depending on enrollment. Please read all related emails. Important information will be posted on the observation deck bulletin board. Check weekly.

Contact
Georgette Keator at 413-499-7650 x27 or Coach Tim Grace at tim.grace.coach@gmail.com