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The YMCA of East Tennessee is proud to have two GKAISA swim teams, the North Side Y Marlins and the West Side Y Marlins. From beginners to advanced high school swimmers, everyone is welcome to participate in a summer of fun on a Y swim team. Registration begins early April. Choose your location below for more information:

North Side Y

2020 Swim Team Information:

Due to heavy restrictions placed on the GKAISA swim season due to COVID-19 that drastically limit our ability to offer group swim meets and practices, the North Side Y will not be participating in the 2020 summer swim season. However, we are offering a summer swim clinic in its place.

If you have questions regarding the GKAISA summer swim season, please email our Aquatics Director, Julie Walker at [email protected] for more information.

West Side Y

Summer Marlins Swim Team

2020 Swim Team Information:

The West Side Y has a summer swim team that participates in the GKAISA (Greater Knoxville Area Interclub Swimming Association) league.

AGES: For ages 7-18. As long as your child can swim a length of the pool unassisted in less than sixty seconds, we will teach them the rest! Be a part of summer fun, a lifelong skill, and a winning tradition.

REGISTRATION: Sign up starting 05-29-20. SPACE IS LIMITED to 16 athletes per group (7-10, 11 – 14, and 15-18). Registration will go live at 2:00 pm on 05-29-20. In-house registration only at this time.

This year all athletes will need to be a member of the YMCA.

COST: Active Y members only. Includes a t-shirt, swim cap, and awards. (Shirt and Cap to be ordered. May not arrive until July.)

  • 1st Child: $150

PRACTICE TIMES: Weather permitting, each group will be offered a practice every weekday. Practices will run from June 8th
to July 31st. There will be no practice on July 4th (Independence Day).

Schedule will be as follows:

  • 15-18 – 7:00 am to 8:00 am M-F
  • 11-14 – 8:00 am to 9:00 am M-F
  • 7-10 – 9:00 am to 10:00 am M-F

Please keep in mind these are practices times offered, you do not have to come to them all.

*No Practice July 4th (Independence Day)

2020 Marlins Swim Team Information Flyer

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