Our Ys are open with temporarily reduced hours to members and program participants. Guests are welcome beginning Oct 1. Please check our reopening guide for policies before you arrive.

The Arapahoe Y ice rink is closed for maintenance. The Arapahoe Y pool will be closed for bubble installation through Oct 4.


YMCA Sharks Pre-team (Ages 6-17)

Join the YMCA Sharks Pre-Team, which prepares swimmers for competition through stroke technique development, endurance training and speed work.

Swimmers will be divided by age and skill level and will focus on perfecting their skills in freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly, as well as racing turns and dives. Prior to enrolling, participants should be able to complete a 50-yard freestyle, 50-yard backstroke, 25-yard breaststroke and 25-yard butterfly.

In May, the group will transition into the Sharks summer swim team, a USA Swimming sanctioned team that will compete in USA Swimming meets throughout the summer.

Arapahoe Y

Mondays, 11:00am-12:00pm

  • Aug 24-Sept 21 (no class Sept 7)
  • Oct 5-26
  • Nov 2-23
  • Nov 30-Dec 21

Member: $40

Non-member: $60


Longmont Y

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:10-6:10pm

  • September 8-October 1
  • October 6-29
  • November 3-19*
  • December 1-17*

Member: $80/*$60

Non-member: $120/*$90


Due to COVID-19, Sharks Swim Team is canceled for the 2020 summer season.


Join the Sharks for a competitive swim team experience for ages 6-17. The Y’s Sharks Swim Team is a USA Swimming sanctioned team and takes swimmers to the next level with a focus on technique, skill, endurance and speed. Our swimmers nurture their swimming abilities while also learning the importance of hard work, teamwork and sportsmanship. Participants are divided into groups based on age, skill performance and endurance. Kids are encouraged to come to every practice and will compete in meets throughout the summer. Registration includes t-shirt, swim cap and USA Athlete registration fee. Fees for any USA meets entered are not included. Sign up for the location nearest you!

It is recommended that swimmers be able to swim (freestyle and backstroke) the distance assigned to their age group in order to sign up. Ages 6-8 (25 yards), 9-10 (50 yards), Ages 11+ (100 yards).

flatiron swimmingWe’re proud to partner with Flatiron Swimming to offer excellence in professional coaching with programs that help swimmers compete at the highest levels in a safe, healthy and positive environment. Flatiron focuses on teaching great technique and the value of hard work while keeping the practices fun and interesting

Flatiron Swimming’s club is a USA Swimming, year-round competitive swim team offering technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of Flatirons Swimming is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success.

Learn More

If you are unsure if your child should participate in swim team or pre-team, contact the Aquatics Department for a free swim evaluation.

Aquatics: Arapahoe Y

303-443-4474 ext. 3500
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