Competitive Swim


The RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA has taught people how to swim for many years, and we strive to provide individuals the opportunity to enter the water in a safe and fun environment.

We are proud to offer a state of the art 10-Lane Multi-Competitive Pool with a Viewing Gallery, Recreational Pool with temperature range of 85-87 degrees and Wibit in water obstacle course.

Bring your swim cap and come for a swim with us!

Pool Hours:

Monday – Friday 5:30am – 9:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am – 3:30pm

Join Our Tsunami Swim team

“Come Learn, Grown & Race with the Tsunami!”  Tsunami is a October to March inclusion swim team specializing in teaching, stroke mechanics, and development. The swim team will practice four days a week and work on all four strokes, turns, starts, and racing. Kids will participate in about 4 - 8 meets throughout the year. Child must complete a try-out and be a member of the YMCA to participate in Tsunami. We would love to have you join our winning team of amazing swimmers!

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Members of our Masters program will be able to swim 4 days per week with help and training tips from our Y Coaches. Swimmers will be able to use any YMCA equipment as well as have access to workouts that emphasize stroke development, endurance and racing strategies. Support the team by purchasing your gear from Swim Outlet.

Coach on deck: Sundays 9:00am - 10:30am, Thursdays 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Practice: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 8:00am - 9:30am


The Y and the NJ Special Olympic Local Chapter host a competitive swim team. The swim team meets for practice every week. This team is for swimmers only. Learn new strokes and techniques, while gaining strength and confidence and make some great friends along the way! Practices start in January. Competitions take place in March. Need proof of diagnosis and three year medical form to join. For more information, please see the Aquatics staff or email them at