Kishwaukee Family YMCA

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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

2020 Winter 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 2020 Winter 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.

Rookie Week
Dates: September 30, October 1, October 2

Practice Times:
6:00-7:00 pm for 8 and under.
6:00-7:30 pm for 9 and older.

Member Fee: $25
Program Participant Fee: $25

Register at >

Informational Meeting for Parents:
For parents of all new swimmers or those interested in joining DCST. If you cannot attend this meeting please contact Matt Anderson at or call 815.756.9577 ext. 28


Practice for returning DCST swimmers for the 2020 Winter Season will be as follows:
First Day of practice for Lab, Newfoundland, Mastiff, Bull Dog, and National Groups: 10/5/2020
First Day of practice for Terrier, Golden Retriever, Greyhound, Husky, St. Bernard and Great Dane: 10/5/2020
To learn more please visit