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DeKalb County Swim Team

YMCA/DeKalb County Swim Team is a competitive program that focuses on the development of swimming skills for all ages and abilities. Swimmers practice in groups by age and ability level. Learn more about DCST at

General Prerequisites: Ages 6-18 years old
Our trained coaches work to improve swimmers’ skill level, endurance and to promote a healthy lifestyle. Our program embraces the YMCA core values and promotes progression at an individual level.
Benefits of Y/DeKalb County Swim Team
  • Developmental League
  • Patient Coaches
  • Fun Environment
  • Healthy Competition
  • Emphasis on Stroke Instruction


Stroke Clinic

Tuesdays/Thursdays from Sept. 6-22
Stroke clinic focuses on improving swimming skills, endurance and
technique in all four competitive strokes.

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Rookie Week (Give it a try week!)

Sept. 26-30

Ages 8 & Under will swim from 6-7pm
Ages 9 & Up will swim from 6-7:30
The week will conclude with a practice meet on Friday, Sept. 30

Rookie Week is an opportunity to try out the team and meet the coaches!

To register, please visit and register as a NEW SWIMMER.

Informational Parent Meeting

Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6:15pm
For parents of new swimmers or those interested in joining DCST.

DCST Private Swim Lessons

Please contact Aquatics Director Zach Bomkamp for details, availability, and registration: or 815-375-5379