Swim Team

Lebanon YMCA Swim Team

A competitive swim team that swims in the Mid Penn Swim League during the summer and the YMCA League during the winter. Swimmers compete against other YMCAs locally and nationally.  Summer swim team practices May 6th through July 26th.

Weekly practices will focus on stroke proficiency, endurance, speed, starts, and finishes. Practices will be held at The Lebanon Valley Family YMCA, A.L. Hanford Center.  All swim team participants must have an active membership with the Lebanon Valley Family YMCA.

Contact Zach McElheny at 717-376-1387 or zmcelheny@lebanonymca.org for information or to have your swimmer evaluated for placement on the swim team.

Practice Mon, Tue, Thurs and Fri 6:30-7:15
Practice is held at the YMCA

Blue Group (Beginner)

Beginner – New to competitive swimming / 0-3 years experience / Ideal age 6-12 years old.

  • Must be able to swim full length of the pool swimming freestyle or backstroke unassisted.
  • Must attend 2-3 practices weekly
  • Must pay a maintenance fee of $25 for all swimmers


Practice Mon, Tue, Thurs and Fri 7:15pm-8:45pm
Practice is held at the YMCA

White Group

Advanced – Must be able to swim all 4 strokes legal / Ideal age 13-18

  • Must attend at least 3-5 practices a week.
  • Must be able to listen and follow directions.
  • Must be able to swim 5×50 on 1:00 or faster.
  • Must pay a maintenance fee of $25 for all swimmers


My Y is Every Y

Now, full facility/full privilege members will have access rights to all YMCAs Nationwide. Members should bring their YMCA ID card and a photo ID card to access another Y. Some restrictions may apply depending on the YMCA and membership category such as youth and seniors. Members are encouraged to check with the Y they plan to visit ahead of time to learn the specifics.

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Partnership Membership

Anyone, regardless of ability to pay may be eligible for membership or program participation thanks to the YMCA Annual Campaign.

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