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The Purple Penguins swim team at the Eden Family YMCA has had a strong presence and tradition in the competitive swimming community for almost 40 years. The team’s motto is “Making My Best Better.” The Penguins program strives to offer a great program for every member, from the youngest and newest member to our veteran Senior swimmers.

The Eden Family YMCA’s Purple Penguins Swim Team offers fun, fitness, and friendship to competitive swimmers who are looking to perfect their stroke technique, continue to build endurance and beat their personal bests. Our swimmers compete in the PYSA Swim League and our team is open to ages 4-18 years old.


  • Swimmers must be able to comfortably swim one (1) full length of the pool without aid to participate
  • YMCA membership is required
  • Registration includes swim cap and Purple Penguins shirt
  • New participants must contact Chris Carter ([email protected])
  • Limited space is available. Register early!

Registration Information

WHEN: September 13, 2021 - March 2022

TIME: Practice times will be set by coaches

COST: $250 Swim Team; $125 High School Swimmers

Payment Plan Option: $125 due at registration, $125 12/1/21
Sibling Discounts: $10 off 2nd child and $15 off 3rd child

Register Online

Details and Registration Form

Register at the front desk or online.

Questions? For more information, please contact Chris Carter, Aquatics Program Director, at 336.623.8496 or [email protected]