Welcome to the YOTA Masters Swimming. We are a part of the YOTA Swim Team, which has been promoting, enhancing and providing service to the sport of swimming in the Raleigh, North Carolina area for over 40 years. We are currently in our 3rd season as an official North Carolina Masters team. We offer the YOTA Masters Program at (1) location - Oberlin Program Center (OPC) - You do NOT need to be a YMCA of the Triangle Member to join the YOTA Masters Swim Team! Come on by any practice to try us out!
The word “Master” swimmer has nothing to do with your skill level or competency, just your age. Unfortunately, the name can be intimidating to some people. Masters swimming is truly for everyone! There are 45,000 registered Masters swimmers in the United States. This group is comprised of fitness swimmers, competitive swimmers and triathletes. A Masters swimmer is anyone over the age of 18 and the age groups go in five year blocks beginning with 19-24, 25-29, 30-30 all the way up to 95+