Specialty Swim

Specialty Swim

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Water lovers of all ages can learn entirely new skills or take them to the next level with specialty programs like triathlon training, diving, and artistic swimming.

Artistic Swimming

Artistic, or synchronized, swimming is a unique blend of dance, gymnastics and swimming. Through practice and team competition, swimmers build lifelong friendships and skills while developing the confidence to reach their full potential in and out of the water. The DSMY Aqua Stars team is open to youth 6 to 19 years of age with multiple levels of specific training groups available.


Whether preparing for a triathlon or simply wanting to boost endurance, this instructor-led class will give members the confidence and drive needed to succeed. Structured workouts use multiple lap swimming and underwater/above water video for individual improvements while enjoying the company of other athletes.


Learn the basics or refine diving skills with an experienced coach. Swimmers will use 1-3 meter spring diving boards to practice and hone their technique. Taking place in deeper water, members must be comfortable swimming deep water without flotation devices.

We Offer Specialty Swim at These Locations

Waukee Family YMCA

210 N. Warrior Lane Waukee, 50263 Get Directions 515-987-9996 Branch Hours
MON: 5 am - 9 pm
TUE: 5 am - 9 pm
WED: 5 am - 9 pm
THU: 5 am - 9 pm
FRI: 5 am - 8 pm
SAT: 7 am - 4 pm
SUN: 10 am - 4 pm
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Wellmark YMCA

501 Grand Ave Des Moines, 50309 Get Directions 515-282-9622 Branch Hours
MON: 5 am - 8:30 pm
TUE: 5 am - 8:30 pm
WED: 5 am - 8:30 pm
THU: 5 am - 8:30 pm
FRI: 5 am - 7 pm
SAT: 7 am - 2 pm
SUN: 9 am - 2 pm
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