• acast swim team STRONG SWIMMERS - CONFIDENT KIDS

    The Staunton-Augusta YMCA will continue to host and facilitate the ACAST (Augusta County Amberjax Swim Team).  ACAST is dedicated to providing an enriching swim team experience, geared towards both the novice and experienced swimmer.

    Swim Team is a fun learning experience for swimmers of all levels to work on their
    stroke development, speed, team building skills, and to have fun while doing it!

    We welcome swimmers from a variety of skillsets to be pushed to achieve their individual best while remaining true to the YMCA character trait values: caring, honesty,respect, and responsibility.

     

     

    TEAM TRYOUTS

    Date:
    September 12, 13, & 14

    Time:
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Ages:
    5 - 18

    Location:
    Staunton-Augusta YMCA Pool

     

    Requirements: swim at least 25m continuously in at least two competitive strokes (namely freestyle and backstroke).

     

    Older/Experienced Swimmers may be asked to swim 300m to determine appropriate level placement, as well as to demonstrate proficiency in all four competitive strokes for 50m each.

     

    Swimmers need to only come to ONE evening of tryouts!

     

    PRACTICE SCHEDULE

    Practice Begins Sept.18

     

    FEES & SESSIONS

     

    Monday,Tuesday,Thursday

    Bronze I: 7:15pm-8:00pm

    Bronze II: 7:15pm-8:30pm

    Silver: 6:45pm-7:15pm

    (Dryland Training)

    7:15pm-8:45pm (Pool)

     

    Half Sessions

    -September 18-December 22

    -January 8-March TBA

    Bronze I: $258.00

    Bronze II: $276.00

    Silver: $ 310.00

    Wednesday/Friday

    Bronze I: 4:00pm-4:45pm

    Bronze II: 4:45pm-6:00pm

    Silver: 4:45pm-6:15pm

    *Friday practices to be

    determined based on interests

     

    Full Session

    -September 18 - March TBD

    Bronze I: $465

    Bronze II: $497

    Silver: $558

    *10% discount included in above prices

    Saturday

    Turn/Start/Technique

    Practice: 7:30am-8:30am

     

     

     

    * Above cost does NOT include a mandatory YMCA Youth Membership ($13/month plus a one-time $25 joining fee), and required annual USA Swimming membership fee ($68)

    * Practice times are subject to change. Swimmers are required to attend at least 3 practices per week and 2 meets per season.

     

     

     

    For more information about how your child can join our ACAST Swim Team please contact: 

    Maria Wykes

    Aquatic Coordinator

    maria@saymca.org

    (540) 885-8089

     

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ACAST Brochure

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