BLUEFISH SWIM MEET POOL CLOSINGS
Natatorium Closes at 12:00 NOON on December 20, 2014

Natatorium Closed ALL DAY on January 3, 2015
Natatorium Closes at 12:00 NOON on January 31, 2015





Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Waldo County YMCA to promote the physical, mental, social, and spiritual development of Waldo County children and families.

General
Information



 

CURRENT HOURS

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Waldo County YMCA

157 Lincolnville Ave.
Belfast, Maine 04915
(207) 338-4598
FAX: 207-338-2505



Youth Sport Programs


Registration for programs begin 2 weeks prior
to program start date unless otherwise noted
CLICK HERE for
PROGRAM REGISTRATION FORM





Grade 2 & 3 / Grade 4,5 & 6 Basketball

Date: November 15 through mid-January.
Location: Waldo County YMCA & Local Schools
Fee:
$25 Annual Members
$40 3-Month & Non-Members Registration: Opens: October 20, Closes: November 16
Coaches Meeting: Sunday, November 22, 12:00 p.m. at the YMCA.

Pitching Clinic Instructed by Mike MacDonald
Mike MacDonald finished his season for the Sea Dogs with an ERA of 4.62, with 3 Wins 2 Loses and 34 Strikeouts in 2012. He also played for the Las Vegas 51s, playing in the Triple A Pacific Coast League, affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays. Mike is giving back to the community as a positive role model, and as a knowledgeable instructor who will teach you the proper pitching techniques.

Mike is a baseball player from Camden-Rockport who started at the Little League Level and continued through high school. He was a 4-year starting pitcher for the University of Maine and was drafted in 2004. Mike also pitched for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
Day & Date: Saturday, March 7
Times:
Grade 7 - 12: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Grade 4 - 6: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Waldo County YMCA Gym
Fee: $25 per person
Registration Deadline: Monday, Febuary 23 2015

Youth Indoor Soccer
Grade: K - 8
Day & Date: Saturdays Jan 31 - March 14 (no session Feb. 21)
Time:
Grades 1 & 2: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Grades 3 - 5: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Kindergarten: 11:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Middle School Girls: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Minimum of 10
Middle School Boys: 2:00 -3:30 p.m. Minimum of 10
(Middle School session Jan. 31 - Feb. 28 / no session on March 7)
Location: Waldo County YMCA Gym
Fee:
$20 Annual Members
$45 3-Month & Non-Mem.
Registration Deadline: Saturday, January 25
Interested in coaching/assistant coach? Call Rusty Smith, YMCA 338-4598.

Youth Baseball & Softball Clinics
Baseball and Softball players, here is a great way to get ready for the upcoming season. Players will work on throwing, fielding, hitting and base running. Fundmentals will be covered in this month long clinic. Ages are 8 years old to Grade 8. We will be assisted by area coaches and Belfast High School Varsity Players.
Day & Date:
Saturdays, March 7 - 28
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Waldo County YMCA Gym
Fee:
$15 Annual Members
$40 3-Month & Non-Members

Youth Indoor Field Hockey for Kindergarten - Grade 5
Day & Date: Thursdays, March 5 - April 9
Time:
Grades K - 2: 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Grades 3 - 5: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Location: Waldo County YMCA Gym
Fee:
Grades K - 2
$15 Annual Members
$40 3-Month & Non-Members $
Grades 3 - 5
$20 Annual Members
45 3-Month & Non-Members
No equipment needed. Mouth guards are required and provided.



The Bluefish is a competitive swim team for boys and girls ages 6 – 16. 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

This is a 6-month program running from mid-October to Mid-March. Swimmers are required to be Annual Members in good standing at the Waldo County YMCA. The Waldo County YMCA will offer financial aid to anyone qualified and will not turn any qualified applicant away. For financial assistance, please stop by the YMCA to inquire and ask to speak with Bruce Osgood.


The 2014 / 2015 season will begin with a FREE Orientation Week
October 14 - 17, 2014 from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
that is open to new swimmers only.

• Packet Pick up and registration for returning swimmers begins October 1.
• First Time swimmers need to attend our Orientation Week before registering
• If your new swimmer is unable to attend our orientation week
please contact the coaches directly by October 17 at wcbluefish@gmail.com

The season will get underway with Parent Meetings Monday Oct 20. The first night of Practice is Tuesday Oct 21.

Swimmers are required to be Annual Members in good standing at the Waldo County YMCA. The YMCA will offer financial aid to anyone qualified and will not turn any qualified applicant away. For financial assistance, please stop by the YMCA to speak with Bruce Osgood before the start of the season. If you have questions about this program please contact Erin Mank, Aquatics Director at aquatics@waldocountyymca.org.

Bluefish Swim Clinics
Pre-Season stroke and turn clinics for current Bluefish Swim Team members or competitive swimmers from visiting Y’s. See website for details and registration information. *These SUNDAY clinics are Bluefish Swim Team Fundraisers!

August 16: Registration opens to Bluefish Swimmers
August 23: Open Registration, for non-Bluefish Swimmers

*Register for each clinic separately!

Dates:
Sep 7: Freestyle & Backstroke
Sep 21: Butterfly & Breaststroke
Oct 5: Starts & Turns
Fee:
$20 per clinic for Bluefish Swimmers
$25 per clinic for non-Bluefish Swimmers
Times:
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (10 and younger)
2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (11 & Older)

See the Youth Bluefish Swim Team Page for details... click here


 

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