The Riptide YMCA Swim Club is a great enviroment for kids to grow and have fun in water sports. Coach Ethan Shrader will create a fun environment for kids to flourish and grow in the sport while learning proper technique and building proper muscle groups to enhance personal abilities. The swim club is a competitive swim team and is designed for more advanced swimmers.  Emphasis is placed on perfecting stroke technique, building endurance and strive to beat their personal best.  Swimmers must be able to swim 100 yards unassisted in two strokes.


  • Time:  9:00am - 11:00am

  • Days:  Practices are held Monday - Friday 

  • Fees:  $65/Mo. plus an annual registry fee with USA Swimming 


Designed for beginners.  Attention is focused on stroke development, endurance, team building, and having fun!  Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yeards unassisted in two strokes.

  • Time:  9:00am - 11:00am

  • Days:  Monday - Friday

  • Fees:  $50/Mo. plus an annual registration fee with USA Swimming 

Pre-Swim Club: 

5th graders and younger must be able to swim 25 yards without stopping. Emphasis is placed on proper stroke and kick techniques.

  • Time:  9:00am - 10:00am

  • Days:  Monday/Wednesday 

  • Fees:  $55/Mo. NO annual registration fee with USA Swimming required for Pre-Club.

Active Teens get a 1month trial in Pre-Club. To continue as part of the Swim Club, participants must register with USA Swimming. Inquire at Welcome Center. 


**Club Members must maintain a membership with the Butte Family YMCA.

Financial Assistance and scholarships may be available.  Inquire at the Welcome Center***