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Tigersharks Swim Team

The Spencer Family YMCA Tigersharks Swim Team is a competitive age-group swim team that competes in YMCA competition from November to March. The Tigersharks compete with other YMCA teams from Spirit Lake, Worthington, LeMars, Algona, Forest City, Charles City, and Des Moines. The State YMCA Swim Meet is held annually at the Marshalltown YMCA.

The Tigersharks also compete in the Greater Iowa Swim League with teams from Emmetsburg, Estherville, Carroll and others around the state.  The GISL State Meet is held in mid-March. 

The Tigersharks meet four days a week, Monday through Thursday, at age appropriate times.
8 and unders 3:45 to 4:45p
9/10s 6:15 to 7:30p
11 and ups 7:30 to 8:45p

Summer Swim Team 

Swimmers between the ages 5 and 18 are welcome to join us at the Spencer Family YMCA for summer recreational competitive swim team. In order to participate, swimmers must be able to swim one length of the pool on their back or front without assistance (at the coach’s discretion).

Session I Swim Team will include optional swim meets with the final meet held on Saturday, June 29th. 

NEW!! Session II Swim Team will not include any swim meets.  Session II practices will continue to focus on stroke techniques and building endurance while practicing with a group. Sandy Holck and Emily Sexton will be the coaches this summer.


For further information regarding the Tigersharks Swim Team, please contact the Y at (712) 262-3782 or email