The YMCA Sam-o Swim Center is closed for routine maintenance effective September 3rd. It is expected to re-open in October.


The Baker County YMCA’s Barracudas Swim Team is a comprehensive developmental training program that is planned and administered by professional coaches who are dedicated to building the finest program in the nation. Swimmers are placed in groups by coaches according to age, skill level, and commitment.

The Barracudas Swim Team is a traveling competitive swim team, and you can choose how many swim meets you want to attend. There are many year round opportunities to compete. This competitive swim team hosts and attends USA swim meets.


  • Must be able to swim 25 yards
  • Team fees are $55 per month for Y Members and $80 per month for Non-Members

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Practice Schedule:

Monday – Thursday

3:45 pm – 5:15 pm


At the Baker County YMCA, we are about more than just swimming fast: we build champion people, not just champion swimmers!


Develop Skills and Character:

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  • Self-discipline
  • Goal setting
  • Time management
  • Teamwork
  • Determination
  • Cooperation
  • Dedication
  • Responsibility
  • High expectations

More Benefits of Swim Team:

Health: The best low-impact general conditioning available, swimming also increases motor skills and coordination.

Safety: Develop skills and confidence for any aquatic activity.

Lifelong Friends: Create friendships and meet new people in a healthy, coeducational atmosphere.

Participation: Everyone gets to swim.

Self-Confidence: Swimmers eagerly accept challenges and set and reach their goals.

Opportunity: Swimming champions come in all shapes and sizes; kids don’t need to be big to succeed.

A Lifetime Sport: This is a sport that can be continued throughout your life.

We are committed to provide a challenging, supportive, and fun environment; to teach good values that reach beyond the pool, and give our swimmers the opportunity to reach their full potential in swimming. Contact Paula Moe at 541-910-0591 for more information.