YMCA OF THE NORTH SHORE SHARKS SWIM TEAM
The YMCA of the North Shore Sharks Swim Team strives to teach, train and motivate children to achieve their potential in competitive swimming. Our direction and philosophy applies to the novice as well as the national caliber athlete. Our highly specialized coaching staff emphasizes effective swimmer-to-coach ratios, a year-round program and ability-based practice groups. The team offers practice groups in Marblehead, Salem, Beverly, Gloucester, Ipswich and Haverhill.
Ages: 4 years - 6 years
Designed for younger swimmers who are interested in gaining the skills needed for competitive swimming. This mini swim team focuses on stroke development, technique, racing starts and turns. This class is perfect for those who want to learn in a team environment and have fun at the same time. Swimmers should be able to swim one length of the pool freestyle and backstroke.
Ages: 7 years - 11 years
Bronze Group teaches more advanced stroke technique and includes racing starts, turns and the principles of streamlining.
Ages: 12 years - 14 years
Designed for swimmers who are looking to expand their stroke technique. Shark Silver focuses on stroke mechanics, starts, turns and aerobic conditioning.
For more information about YNS Sharks contact, Janet Harty, Head Coach.