The YMCA will be Closed on Sunday August 31 and Monday September 1 for Labor Day weekend.
Our Annual Pool Shutdown will be August 30 - September 5
The pools re-opening on Saturday September 6, 2014
For your convenience: Other YMCA’s participle in a reciprocity program, where our members can visit their facilities.
Before traveling to another facility during our shutdown week,
please visit their websites to learn about their pool schedules and offerings.
The following YMCA’s and Pools will be closed on the following dates for their annual pool shutdowns:
Penbay YMCA (Rockport): August 18 - 23
Alfond Youth Center (Waterville): July 26 - September 1
The MDI YMCA in Bar Harbor is Not shutting down.
It is the mission of the Waldo County YMCA to promote the physical, mental, social, and spiritual development of Waldo County children and families.
Waldo County YMCA
2014 Bluefish Swim Team
Great information can be found at:
Maine Y Swimming website: www.maineymcaswimming.org
Maine USA Swimming website: www.maineswimming.org
The Bluefish is a competitive swim team for boys and girls ages 6 - 19. This is not a “learn to swim” program. All children participating must be able to pass our Deep Water Test by swimming 25 yards unassisted, jumping into deep water & treading water for 30 seconds.
Bluefish Swim Team
The Bluefish is a YMCA youth swim team that consists
of approximately 120 swimmers from all over Waldo County and surrounding
communities. Our swimmers develop self-confidence, self-discipline, and
self-respect by working hard, having fun and living by the YMCA’s
Core Values of Caring, Honest, Respect and Responsibility.
HOW TO BECOME A BLUEFISH!
Stop by the Front Desk of the YMCA to pick up your team packet. You can also download the following forms below. Please complete ALL forms and return them to the Front Desk before the First Night of Swim Practice
The 2014 / 2015
season will begin with a FREE Orientation Week
• Packet Pick up and registration
for returning swimmers begins October 1.
The season will get underway with Parent
Meetings Monday Oct 20. The first night of Practice is Tuesday Oct 21.
Step #1: Complete the Team Registration Form (front & back!)
Step #2: Complete and Agree to the Payment Agreement form
Step #3: Read, sign and agree to the Swimmers Contract
Step #4: Read the Team Handbook (Yes… even returning swim families need to read it!)
Step #5: Receive the “Green Slip” from the Front Desk and bring it to the first night of practice. *Swimmers will not be allowed to practice until Coaches receive the “Green Slip”
Step #6: Have Fun & Swim Fast! Welcome
to the Waldo County YMCA Bluefish!
Registration opens to Bluefish Swimmers
*All information, times and dates are subject to change*
Be sure to stay up to date with the Bluefish by Checking out our Team Bulletin Board located upstairs in the Spectator Area of the YMCA and the Teams Facebook Page!
A Brief History
of the YMCA Bluefish
Go to SwimOutlet.com/Bluefish and help your swim team. SwimOutlet.com offers the most competitive prices on the Web for swim & triathlon products and an unbeatable selection.
When you purchase new suits, goggles or other swim merchandise you will be helping the Bluefish earn funds for new equipment. 8% of all sales through our Bluefish account will be used toward helping the team purchase new Kickboards, Flippers and other important training equipment…. EVEN HELP PAY FOR TEAM SUITS!
Some of the material from this website was provided by USA Swimming
Learn more by visiting their website!