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Head Coach: David Steel (Phone860-379-0708 X-212,  Email:


April, 2021

Dear Lasers Family,

 Welcome to 2021 Summer Season. You can look forward to an exciting season filled with hard work, strong competition, and lots of fun. We are all looking forward to another great season of teaching your children all the joys of the sport of swimming!


 The season starts April 19, 2021. The registration will again be a two part process, you can click on the REGISTER link below to sign up in League Athletics. This is for all your contact info as well as swimmers info, even if you were on the team  during the winter season you will need to do this. The second part is the payment form which is also listed below, this form will need to be brought to the Y so they can process it at the front desk, if paying in full by credit card you should be able to do this by phone.



2021 Registration Process

1. Select the link to register. REGISTER  Registration must be complete by April 19th or before you start.

 2. Download the Registration/ Payment Option Form and email or drop off to Dave Steel at the Winsted YMCA.


Practice Groups Descriptions:
Bronze Level: Ages 6-11. With a strong focus on technique, these beginning competitors
will also start to build endurance.

Silver Level: Ages 9 & over. While working on stroke refinement, these swimmers will
increase their endurance and practice time.

Gold Level: Ages 11 & over. At the Gold level, the focus shifts to training for longer events,
while continuing to improve technique and introduce strength training.

Senior Level: Ages 13 & over. Senior participation takes advantage of the greater time
commitment to master advanced skills, as well as include significant strength training.


USA Swim Team Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


What Is USA Swim Team?

Participation in this national program gives swimmers additional opportunities to compete at  higher level meets along with more consistent competition.


How do I know if I should register for USA Swim Team?

Consult the head swim team coach, who can help to determine if it would be appropriate for individual team members.


Are these all the costs associated?

There will be additional fees for meets, depending on how many and which ones individual team members choose to attend.


Is Financial Aid available for participation on the Lasers Swim Team?

Yes. Please submit a completed Financial Aid Application, available at the Y's membership desk or on our website. This must be done before the season starts and only applies to Lasers registration and membership, it does not apply to USA Swim Team.