The Neptune swim team is a year-round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of our team is to provide every swimmer an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability. All of our coaches have access to the most comprehensive training and certification program for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. They provide assurances that the time children spend in swimming will be quality time.
The Neptune season typically runs from September through February, although swimmers who qualify for championship meets will continue to practice in March. Practices are held at the Central YMCA, with varying practice times for each age/ability level. There are six dual meets scheduled throughout the season, which are held on Saturdays between October and January, and the team competes against other YMCA swim teams. A Divisional Championship meet takes place in early February for all team members, and those who qualify for the League Championship meet will compete in early March.
Swimmers also have the opportunity to compete in YMCA invitational meets, as well as USA Swimming meets during the season. Participation in these meets is optional and requires additional meet entry fees.
The YMCA Neptunes compete in the North East Ohio YMCA Swim League, and are also affiliated with USA Swimming.
Registration will begin in August for the 2019-2020 season.
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Chris Hughes, Senior Aquatic Director, at 330.480.5655 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Shaffer, Central YMCA Executive Director, at 330.744.8411 x 133 or by email at email@example.com