Our team is a year round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor.

The second round of tryouts for any new swimmer looking to join the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Swim Team for the upcoming 2021-22 Fall/Winter season will be held on Tuesday, July 27. 

Registration for the July 27 tryout is currently open. Please register at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Welcome Center, 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains or by calling 908-889-8880.

Registration Fee: $10 per swimmer

Please arrive by 2:45pm. Warmup will start at 3:00pm and tryouts should conclude no later than 5:00pm.

Please Note: Swimmers must arrive and depart wearing their swimsuit.  Locker rooms are for bathroom use only.

Age for the short course YMCA meets is determined by the child’s age as of December 1, 2021. Swimmers who “age up” on or before 12/1/2021 must try out for the next age group.

  • 8 and unders will swim 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of two other strokes they choose.
  • 9-12 year olds will swim 100 yard IM and 50 yards of two other strokes they choose.
  • 13 and overs will swim 200 yard IM and 100 yards of two other strokes they choose.

Please click on the links below for registration forms to be brought day of tryouts.


Guest Release and Waiver Liability – MUST BE SIGNED AND BROUGHT DAY OF TRYOUTS

If you have any questions, please email Chris Karelus at ckarelus@fspymca.org.