Fostoria Gators Swim Team

This program is for youth age 5-18 that can swim and want to be a part of a competitive team.  The season runs September – March. Each child competes in his/her own age division.  We have a parents’ organization whose purpose is to help out at meets and with fundraising.

We will have 4 days of free trial for those interested in joining swim team on September 27th, 29th & October 4th, 6th, 11th & 13th at 5:15-6:30pm.


  1.  Child must be able to swim the length of the pool on their stomach and back unassisted.
  2.  Child must be a Geary Family YMCA member.

Practice times for preview weeks are:

New swimmers: Tuesday & Thursday 5:15-6:00pm

All ages, if previously on the team: Tuesday & Thursday 6:00-7:00pm

We will have a parents meeting on Thursday, October 6th  at 5:30pm to discuss fees, fill out paperwork and update parents with any new materials.

Fee: $125.00 for 1st child in a family and $120.00 for 2nd child, $115.00 for 3rd child & $110.00 for 4th child in the same family. Fees are due in full by October 14th *Scholarships are available if criteria is met. 

Our regular season officially starts Monday, October 17th

Practice times will be:

New Swimmers: Tuesday & Thursday 5:15-6:00pm

Returning swimmers: Monday 6:00-7:00pm

All swimmers: Friday 5:15-6:00pm

Swimteam Flyer:  swim-team-2016-2017

Parents of swim team participants we are having a concession stand on October 29th during the meet at the Geary Family YMCA, any help or donations of food items to sell is appreciated. (ie: cut-up veggies, fruit, brownies, prepackaged items, crockpot items, etc) Please let Helen know what you will be bring so we don’t have duplicated food items, her email is

Swim Team Meet Results: oct15results    Nov 19 results

Swim Team Events 


November 26 –  Thanksgiving Weekend – No Meets

December 3 –  Defiance Polar Invitational @ Defiance YMCA – 1599 Palmer Drive, Defiance OH

December 10 –  Fostoria & Findlay @ Tiffin YMCA (Tri-Meet) -180 Summit Street, Tiffin OH 

December 17 –  Wapakoneta Invitational @ Wapakoneta YMCA – 100 Defiance Street, Wapakoneta OH

December 24 & 31 – Happy Holidays!! – No Meets

January 7 – Galion – Home Dual Meet

January 14 – Open

January 21 – Fostoria & Wolf Creek @ Francis Family YMCA (Monroe, MI) – 2000 W Dean Road, Monroe MI (Tri-Meet)

January 28 – Francis Border Battle Invitational – @ Francis Family YMCA (Monroe, MI) – 2000 W Dean Road, Monroe MI (Tri-Meet)

February 4 – Tiffin Invitational @ Tiffin YMCA (Tri-Meet) -180 Summit Street, Tiffin OH 

February 11 – Fostoria, Findlay & Lima @ Wapakoneta YMCA – 100 Defiance Street, Wapakoneta OH (Quad Meet)

February 18 – Open

February 25 – Open

March 4 & 5 – NW OH League Championships @ BGSU Cooper Pool – 1411 Ridge Street, Bowling Green OH 

For more information contact Helen Pearson, Aquatics Coordinator at 419-435-6608