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!


Eric Cooper
Aquatics Director

Swim Team

Ellis County Swim

Ages 5-18. Our program provides a fun and supportive environment for swimmers in the developmental and competitive levels, but also requires hard work and dedication. Swimmers will be exposed to competitive strokes, turns, and starts.

While swimming is an individual sport, each swimmer contributes to the overall team spirit and scores at each meet. Our coaches work very hard to make sure each swimmer is successful while participating in the meets.

Season: June to July

Practice Times: Monday-Friday *see form for times

Y-Member: $200

Non Y-Member: $240

Tryout Sign Up

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. 

Ages 6-8 yrs: Athletes in training

Ages 8 - 99 yrs: SOTX Athlete

Season: June 7 to August 9 (T/Th 12:55pm)

Cost: $35 by June 1 (late registration $45)

More information: elliscountyunited@gmail.com

Angel League Swim Team Registration

Adaptive Swim Lessons Registration


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.