Welcome to the Home of the Sharks.
This the website for the Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks Swim Team located in Bar Harbor, Maine. We are a USA-S/YMCA swim team of children 6 - 18 years old from the island. Our club was formed in 1971 and going strong even when there was no pool for a few years. We know swim in the 6-lane 25 yard Lenny DeMuro Swimming Pool at the MDI YMCA. Our team members abilities range from novice and recreational swimmers to some of the best athletes in the state. Last year the Sharks placed 3rd at the Maine YMCA State Meet and 4th at the Maine Swimming Winter Championships. Our consistently high placing results are a testament to the hard work of our swimmers, their families/parents, and the wonderful community the lives amid Acadia National Park.
Our team is divided into the 4 seasons with all swimmers taking part in the winter portion of the program while many will also participate in the Spring, Summer, and Fall practice sessions. All children who can swim the length of the pool freestyle can try out for the team. For more information on joining the team contact the Head Coach.
Visiting swimmers on vacation should feel free to contact the Head Coach to get some quality workouts while away from their home clubs.
The mission of the MDI YMCA is to develop community, character, personal growth, and wellness in spirit, mind, and body for the greater MDI community.