YOTA Swim Team News

2014 YOTa holiday Practice schedules!Cary YMCA SiteDurham YMCA SiteFinley YMCA Site Thanksgiving / Finley YMCA Site ChristmasKerr YMCA SiteSenior (Silver/Gold/Platinum)Masters
          This past weekend we once again showed why the YOTA Swim Team is more than just a top 20 SWIM team in the country (although our swimmers proved that as well). We showed that YOTA is the #1 GIVING team in the country. The team culture exhibited at YOTA is just a small example of what makes... read more
yota raised over $12,000 for the 2014 triangle water festival, part of the national swim across america campaign This past Saturday YOTA concluded the 2014 Swim Across America campaign! YOTA officially raised $12,288! YOTA and Swim Across America would like to thank everyone who swam, donated or... read more
Coach tom will head to canada from december 3rd-8th for the 2014 can-am championships!YOTA Coach Tom Hazelett has been named to the 2014 USA Swimming Paralympic National Team coaching staff!Coach Tom qualifies for the position on the staff after training several swimmers to compete in various... read more


The YOTA Swim Team will create a culture of excellence where achievement is inevitable by focusing our efforts toward:

  1. Team success at designated YOTA focus meets.
  2. Establishing a program where athletes are taught to become confident and aggressive competitors with superior stroke mechanics, training and racing habits, and overall athletic fitness.
  3. Creating a fun, team-oriented environment while maintaining the integrity of the YMCA’s core values and beliefs.


The YOTA Swim Team is dedicated and committed to consistently leading the Triangle, North Carolina, and USA Swimming in developing athletes and individuals who achieve success at the highest reaches of their potential, both in and out of the pool.