YMCA of Central Ohio

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Registration for the Penguins Winter 2017-2018 Swim Team:

Priority swimmers may register July 24th through August 3rd (click HERE).

New swimmers may register August 4th through August 8th.

New swimmer assessments will be August 9th, August 10th and August 14th.  Sign up at the Member Services Desk at the Y. 

New team members will be notified by August 16th of their team status, and if invited to join the team, must register by August 25th.

Fall Conditioning starts September 5th and runs through September 26th. Team practices begin on September 27th.  The season runs through the end of February for approximately half of the team and the other half will continue to swim in Championship meets in March.

Click HERE for new swimmer requirements and lottery.

Summer 2017 Swim Team Registration

Priority registration for veteran team members: April 2nd through April 10th

  • Swimmers may also registrer for Spring Conditioning

Open Registration Dates for Prospective New Team Members: April 12th through April 15th

  • Summer 2017 Lottery Information
  • Assessment Dates for new team members: April 17th, 18th and 19th (sign up during open registration dates above)
  • New team members will be notified by April 21st if they were selected in lottery and may register for team.
  • Lottery swimmers may register April 21st through April 26th.


Summer Pricing will be posted the week of March 29th.



More Information (PDF)

Summer 2017 Lottery Information

2016-2017 Winter Swim Team Registration Dates

The winter swim team is currently full.  Registration for the Summer Swim Team will be in April 2017.  Dates to be announced.


Registration for the 2016-2017 Winter Swim Team


Priority Team Members: July 21st through August 3rd.

Open Lottery Registration: August 4th through August 7th

Click HERE for more information.


2016 Summer Swim Team Registration

Summer Registration is CLOSED.


  • Priority Registration existing team members is March 30th through April 10th.  At the time you register, you will also be able to sign up for Spring Conditioning.
  • Open Registration (new team members and swimmers who do not have priority registration) is April 12th through 15th at the YMCA Front Desk.
  • See the Swim Team Lottery information below.

Spring Conditioning Schedule and Pricing

Summer Swim Team Pricing


Spring Conditioning is May 1st through May 21st - optional, but swimmers must register for spring conditioning.

Summer Team Practices begin Sunday, May 22nd.


2016 YMCA Summer Meet Schedule

Swimmers must compete in at least TWO YMCA meets to be eligible for Summer Champs.
There are NO qualifying times for Summer Champs.  All team members participate.

Home Meet vs Gahanna – Thursday, June 9th
Away Meet vs Lancaster – Thursday, June 16th
Home Meet vs Marion / HURY – Thursday, June 23rd
Penguin Pentathlon (Powell YMCA) – Sunday, June 26th
Champs at Denison University – 10 & Unders – Saturday, July 9th
Champs at Denison University – 11 & Overs – July 9th & July 10th
YMCA Long Course Nationals (Indianapolis) – July 27th-July 31st (qualifying time standards)


More Information (PDF)

Swim Team Lottery Information

Registration for 2015-2016 Winter Swim Team

Click HERE for information.

Good Luck National Team

Thank You Penguin Pentathlon Donors

Many heartfelt thanks to the following businesses and families who donated to our 4th annual Penguin Pentathlon. We are extremely grateful for your generosity!

Our own Liberty Township YMCA (Jodye Carmen, Dave Taylor and their wonderful teams)
Kinsale Golf & Fitness Club
Scioto Reserve Country Club
ChalkDust CrossFit (The Lorenz Family)
JBentley Studio & Spa
Zoombezi Bay
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Longhorn Steakhouse (The Espy Family)
Seana Espy: Coldwell Banker / King Thompson
Wendy’s (The Powers Family)
Raising Cane’s
City Barbeque
Aquatic Adventures

Ken and Vickie Cardinal, parents of Coach Chris
Tom Stalf, Columbus Zoo President and CEO
Saurin and Laxmi Mehta
Brian and Sue Lorenz
John and Seana Espy
Ann Wurst Hiltner
Linda Powers
Dan and Sandy Stoops
Dan and Tracy Lowrie
Patrick and Lisa Ingram

Sandy Stoops (Penguin Pentathlon co-chair)
Tracy Lowrie (Penguin Pentathlon co-chair)

Most of all, we wanted to thank our wonderful coaches!
Coach Chris
Coach John
Coach Lindsey
Coach Meghan
Coach Nathan
Coach Cindy
Coach Taylor
Coach Tim
Coach Logan

Thanks as well to every Penguin family who contributed all those terrific prizes for Chuck-A-Duck, our amazingly generous auction bidders and the countless number of Penguin family members who volunteered their time before, during and after our Penguin Pentathlon.

Together, we all raised approximately $8000 to benefit Camp Can Do, a summer day camp for children and young adults with special needs, and Livestrong, a program that offers physical and social activities for adults affected by cancer.

Registration for 2015-2016 Winter Swim Team

Priority / Veterans Swim Team Registration - August 1 through August 14th  (Swimmers must be registered for the winter season to sign up for Fall Conditioning).  Please bring the Registration Forms listed below with you at the time of registration.

New Swimmer / Non-Priority Registration - August 15th through August 17th (sign up at the YMCA Front Desk and also sign up for an assessment)

Assessments for New Swimmers will be offered on August 19th, 20th and 23rd (sign up for assessments will be available at the Front Desk when you register 8/15 through 8/17)

All non-priority swimmers will receive Lottery Notification by August 24th

Swim Team Registration dates for Lottery Swimmers who are notified will be August 25th through August 31st

Fall Conditioning practices are (optional signup) September 8th through September 28th.  You may sign up when you register.

Winter Practices will be begin September 29th or September 30th depending on swimmer's assigned practice group.

Information above posted 7/26/15

The following forms posted on 7/29/15

Forms for 2015-2016 Winter Season are required at the time of registration

    Registration Packet - Instructions Provided within the packet - ERROR IN PACKET: Please print all pages including page 10, t-shirt form.   

Please bring the forms with you at the time of registration.

Happy 4th Penguins!

Summer Practice Group Pricing

Swimmers will be assigned to a practice group this week.

Summer 2015 Swim Team Pricing

Summer Swim Team Registration Begins April 1st

Registration for Priority Team Members for the Penguins 2015 Summer Swim Team begins April 1st and ends April 15th. 

Priority Team Member Information including Pricing

Spring Conditioning (swimmers must be registered for Summer Swim Team to sign up for Spring Conditioning)

Summer Swim Team


Registration for Prospective New Team Members

Complete a Lottery/Registration Form and sign up for an assessment by April 15th at the YMCA Front Desk.  Assessments will be offered on April 14th, 15th, 18th and 19th.

The number of team openings will be determined by the number of Priority Team Member Registrations.  If registrations exceed the number of openings, there will be a lottery.

Lottery swimmers will be notified by April 23rd if there is an opening and can register for the Summer Swim Team.  New team members will also have an option to register for Spring Conditioning.


Swimmer must compete in at least TWO Meets to be eligible for Summer Champs.

Saturday, June 6th – Kick Off Classic at the Gahanna YMCA
Thursday, June 11th – Home Meet versus Hilliard
Thursday, June 25th – Home Meet versus Lancaster
Sunday, June 28th – Penguin Pentathlon
July 11-12th – Summer Champs at Denison University*
* (All swimmers participate in Champs if they have participated in at least 2 YMCA meets this summer)
August 3-7th – YMCA Long Course Nationals in Indianapolis (qualifying time standards)




Chris Promenschenkel

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Good Luck 2015 Zone Team!

10 & Under Girls
Regan Blythe
Rachel Chen
Kayla Fisher
Lauren Klinefelter
Amelia Wells

10 & Under Boys
Drew Baughman
Clay Edwardson
Aiden Gaier
Michael Gaier
Evan Lowrie
Chris Patterson
David Perry
Kaden Springfield

11-12 Girls
Katie Amrine
Lydia Colvin
Ananya Das
Emily Espy
Kristin Groppe
Madison Groppe

11-12 Boys
Alex Bi
Noah Crowe
Andrew Gehring
Fletcher Holquist
Dylan Ingram
Isaac Iversen
Max McAlister
Nick Sells
Gavin Weis

13-14 Girls
Haley Banner
Hailey Blythe
Alice Crowe
Allison Kenny
Meghan Krohn
Laura Loughlin
Meara Marker
Lauren Perry
Rachael Stoops
Avery Venetta

13-14 Boys
Johnny Bently
Luke Jaycox
Matthew Patterson
Mason Reid
Ronak Tripathy

15-18 Girls
Leah Amarosa
Sheridan Ave
Leona Bently
Liz Bently
Emma Hiltner
Colleen Jaycox
Justine Kenny
Nicole Kenny
Caroline Racke
Amanda Springer
Abigail Weis
Sydney Weis

15-18 Boys
Michael Racke
Turner Schade
Matthew Xin

Penguin Spirit!


1000th PB Party

Kayla Fisher is the 1000th PB Swimmer This Season!

Congratulations to Kayla Fisher and the 9-10 age group will celebrate at the 1000th PB Party!  Details soon.

Trick or Treat Practice Pictures

Penguins are creative with a little "duck" tape!

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