Waxahachie YMCA offers a wide variety of fun and beneficial programs for the whole family. During the hot summer months, we like to offer the opportunity to get wet and cool off through our water sports & fitness programs. Dive in today!

Aquatics Questions and Contact
(972) 938-9826

Swim Team

Ellis County Swim

Head Coach – Maddie Hooper maddiehooper@me.com
Preseason Information Meeting – April 27th at 6pm at the Waxahachie Family YMCA

  • All season information will be covered including meet entry fees, tryout requirements, required equipment, and meet dates and requirements

Tryouts – tryouts will take place during our preseason practices
Preseason practice – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 5pm to 7pm, May 15 through June 2
Regular season practice – Monday through Thursday, June 5 – July 21, 6:15am-8:15am

  • Black group 6:15am-7:15am | Green group 7:15am-8:15am

Age Groups – 10+ (black group) and 9 and under (green group)

  • Beginning swimmers will be required to swim a 25 yd freestyle & backstroke

Required equipment – swim suit (one-piece for girls, jammers for boys), goggles, cap
Team site to purchase equipment will be available to participants

For information contact:


Angel League Swim

Ellis County United Special Olympics of Texas

Aquatic-based program designed to help individuals of all ages in Ellis County with intellectual or physical impairment enjoy the benefits of water exploration while learning basic swimming skills in a safe environment. Our competitive swim program is in collaboration with the county-wide Special Olympics - Ellis County United. Swimmer need to be able to make forward progress in the pool with or without floatation devices. If the athlete is not an independent swimmer, we have an adaptive swim lesson program available. 


Water Aerobics

Join our nationally-certified instructors in the pool for a fun and challenging workout. Work at your own ability level with the encouragement from friendly, welcoming classmates. High-energy, low-impact water aerobics in the water to improve strength, conditioning, and cardiovascular health.

FREE for Members

•Drop-in Classes

•No registration required

•All fitness levels

•Ages 10-14 may attend with parent/guardian.

•Ages 15+ may attend unaccompanied.