Squad swimming

The perfect entry to the sport of swimming, the YMCA’s squad programs are a great introduction to competitive swimming, training and sport development.

With many locations around Victoria, you can get active and try an alternative challenge by joining in one of our swimming groups.

AquaGuard clubs

AquaGuard is a great place to learn, grow and develop with your peers. The swimming squad provides opportunities to experience teamwork, develop leadership skills, understand community service, explore aquatic recreation options, discover healthy lifestyle choices, and more. AquaGuard is an extension option to our aquatic education program and focuses on inclusion, team focused physical activities.

YMCA Aquanauts (for adults)

For adults, Aquanauts is more than just swimming laps. It is an engaging program for adults to push their fitness to the next level. The swimming group is about fun, friendship and personal improvement. Coaches are on hand to offer advice, provide challenging sessions, and encourage your improvement.

Oceanauts (for adults)

For those looking for a challenge beyond the four walls of the pool, Oceanauts is for you. It is a fantastic way to train for challenging ocean swims or triathlons. This adult squad is for the serious swimmer committed to fitness and challenged to participate in sporting events. A coach-led program offering advice, tips and tailored programs to assist you to gain and retain peak fitness levels.

No matter what level or ability you are, YMCA clubs have a squad to suit you. Get active and make swimming an enjoyable part your life today.

Find your local YMCA centre for more information on our swimming programs.