Kishwaukee Family YMCA

Youth Development Alerts Healthy Living Social Responsibiliy

DeKalb County Swim Team

2021 Summer Season

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

2021 Summer Season

The Kishwaukee Family YMCA’s DeKalb County Swim Team is recruiting new swimmers to join the team and all kids are invited to try it out! The 2021 Summer season kicks off with Stroke Clinic and Rookie Week. Stroke Clinic and Rookie Week offer families the opportunity to test the swim team environment and receive placement evaluations.

Stroke Clinic

April 13-April 29
Stroke clinic focuses on improving swimming skills, endurance, and technique in all four competitive strokes.

Tuesday/Thursday   6:00pm-7:00pm
Returning swimmers 8 and younger and new swimmers 12 and younger.

Tuesday/Thursday   7:00pm-8:00pm
Returning swimmers 9 and older and new swimmers 13 and older

Informational Parent Meeting
Tuesday, April 27 at 6:15pm
For parents of new swimmers or those interested in joining DCST. Location: YMCA Lap Pool Lobby

DCST Rookie Week (Give it a try week!)

May 3-May 7

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

Monday-Thursday will be practice. 6:00-7:00pm for 8 and under 6:00-7:30pm for 9 and older

Friday is a mock meet for all ages. Warm-ups: 6:00-6:30pm. Meet: 6:30-7:30pm

To learn more please visit

DCST Competitive Private Swim Lessons

7 Lessons for 30 min. each

Member Fee: $210
Program Participant Fee: $420

4 Lessons for 30 min. each
Member Fee: $140
Program Participant Fee: $280