The Frederick County YMCA Tidal Force swim team participates in both a summer and a winter league. We compete as a team in scored, dual meets as well as optional invitational meets throughout both seasons. In between the winter and summer seasons, the Team offers a competitive stroke clinic.
Winter Team Information
Our Winter team consists of five practice groups: Force, Force Prep, Low Tide, Waves, and Ripples. Practices for the winter season will begin on Wednesday, September 5th, with practices in the afternoon and evening at the YMCA or Frederick High School. After November 15th, practices will be held at the Y in the afternoon and/or the evening.
Force – 4-5 practices per wk (1.5-2 hours in length) and 3 cross training practices (1 hour in length)
Force Prep – 3-4 practices per wk (1.5 hours in length) and 2 cross training practices (45 minutes in length)
Low Tide & Waves – 3 practices per wk (1 hour in length)
Ripples – 2-3 practices per wk (45 minutes in length)
Please note: All summer team members will be given priority sign-ups for the 2012-13 winter team.
Download the 2013 Summer Team Registration Information for details and registration information.