Want to swim competitively in a fun and positive environment? Join the team!

The Kirkwood YMCA Sailfish Swim Team strives to build confidence, develop character and instill a life-long love of swimming in a supportive, fun environment where every athlete is encouraged to achieve their highest potential.

Want to learn more?

Victoria Kramer
Aquatics Director

  • Icon: Friends Make new friends
  • Icon: Challenge Challenge yourself
  • Icon: Trophy Compete with local teams
  • Icon: Swim strokes Improve swim strokes
  • Icon: Teamwork Learn teamwork

All swimmers must be full members of the YMCA Ages 5 and up.

Must be able to swim 25 yards freestyle and 25 yards backstroke.

Regular practice attendance expected Strongly encouraged that each swimmer attends a minimum of 3 meets

Practices will start late August and go through Mid-March with a short break during the winter holidays.

Practice 2-3 times per week, depending on age and skill level.

Practice times vary by age and ability 6-10 Local and Regional meet opportunities. Must attend practice regularly to participate in meets.

Additional registration fees will apply to most meets except home meets.


The swim team season runs September – March. Visit the team website for the season schedule and upcoming events.

Team Website