Young swimmers build strength, speed and endurance while refining their stroke technique in our swim team.


Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA Piranhas Swim Team
Ages 7-17

The Piranhas swim team is for boys and girls who can swim at the Stage 5 level, can swim all four (freestyle, backstroke, breast stroke and butterfly) competitive strokes with good form and technique, and have the approval of Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA coaching staff.

Our season runs September-June. The team practices four times per week (pool & dry land workout) and compete in local, city-wide, and state-wide meets. All participants are required to be members of the New York City's YMCA. All participants must try out to be on the team, by appointments only.

Practice Schedule

  • September-June
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5-6:30 PM
  • Fridays: 7:30-9 PM
  • Saturdays: 8-9:30 AM

Try-outs for the swim team start in July for if you are not presently a member of our swim team.

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