The Ridley Area YMCA swim team has fast become a highly competitive year-round
swim program in its brief five year history. As a member of the PennDel
Swim League we compete in dual meets, a championship meet, a District
Championship, a State Championship, and a National Championship. We are
also a United States Swimming (U.S.S.) club and we are a member of the
Middle Atlantic LSC and compete in U.S.S. meets including mini-meets,
Level A, B, C meets.
The Ridley Area YMCA holds to conditioning sessions one in the early
Fall and one in the early Spring, these are designed for stroke instruction
The competitive season begins in early October and runs through the end
of February and for some continues through the end of March. We have two
teams a Boys A and Girls A team which are formed from our swim evaluation
process in the middle of August and our returning swimmers from the prior
The Summer training program begins in the beginning of May and runs through
the end of July, concluding with a National Championship meet in August.
The program is for those children 10 years old or older. There are various
meets (YMCA and U.S.S.) that will be attended through out the summer.
The summer program is long course training and is designed only for those
who are serious about training. Long course swim meets are held in 50