May 19 Free Swim Event!

To help combat drowning, the YMCA of Greater Houston will host a FREE Swim Class Event on May 19 to assess children’s swim abilities, offer kids ages three and older a taste of swim lessons at the Y, and provide their parent/guardians with important tools for drowning prevention. RSVP >


Come join us and have fun while improving your skills, endurance, and racing techniques. The YMCA of Greater Houston offers a regional swim team program with five swim teams.

The six regional locations for swim team are:

Get the 2017-2018 meet schedule >

The YMCA of Greater Houston's regional swim team program focuses on quality and aligns with national YMCA competitive swimming standards and provides our swimmers with more exposure and greater opportunities to compete at both regional and national levels.

General Prerequisites:

  • Ages 5+

  • Ability to swim 25 yards without stopping

  • Swimmers must be YMCA members to participate

Our trained coaches work to improve swimmers' skill level, endurance and to promote a healthy lifestyle. Our program embraces the YMCA core values and promotes progression at an individual level. 

Benefits of Y Swim Team

  • Developmental League

  • Patient Coaches

  • Fun Environment

  • Healthy Competition

  • Emphasis on Stroke Instruction