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2018 YMCA Long Course National Championship
EPPLEY Recreation Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
July 30-Aug 3, 2018

2018 YMCA National Virtual Invitational
Swim Locally - Compete Nationally

2019 YMCA Short Course National Championship
Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, NC
April 1-5, 2019

2019 YMCA Masters National Meet
YMCA of Central Florida Aquatic Center - Orlando, Florida
April 11-14, 2019


2015 Long Course - 5 days ago
Officials Group Picture (Click link)
Officials Group Picture ....More
2018 Long Course - 6 days ago
FAQ (Click link)

A perspective from our Championship Meet Committee athlete representatives:  Shannon Culbert and Susie Issenmann.

Is this your first time attending YMCA Long Course Nationals? Getting ready for Nationals can be very exciting, and the event is unlike any other competition you've competed in. Here are some frequently asked questions that might help you prepare for the event. ....More
2016 Long Course - 11 days ago
Officials Group Picture (Click link)
The officials from 2016 LC Y Nationals in Indy ....More
2018 Long Course - 12 days ago
2018 YMCA Long Course National Championship

The YMCA of the USA is pleased to announce the 2018 YMCA Long Course National Championship will be held at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD beginning Monday July 30 through Friday August 3.

Address: 1115 Eppley Recreation Center, 4128 Valley Drive, College Park, Maryland 20742

This recently refurbished venue is conveniently within driving distance for many of our teams. The YMCA Long Course Championship was last held at the University of Maryland in 2010. We look forward to working again with the committed University staff who historically provide a high-quality meet experience for our athletes and families.

The University of Maryland is looking forward to welcoming the Y's youth athletes, coaches and families this summer. 
2018 Long Course - 12 days ago
Parking for EPPLEY Rec Center (Click link)
Parking permits are now available for purchase online and are valid in Terrapin Trail Garage, a short walk to Eppley Recreation Center.

NOTE: You must PRE-PURCHASE your parking permit online before you go to the Terrapin Trail GarageNo onsite-sales will be available. 

After purchasing, please print your permit and present to the parking attendant at the entrance to Terrapin Trail Garage. Signs will guide you.

Parking is free in the Terrapin Trail Garage on Saturday and Sunday

Link to: Detailed Parking Information Document

Permits are required 7am-4pm Mon-Fri in all lots on campus. Some lots become free after 4pm. You can go to http://www.transportation.umd.edu for more info.

If you do not purchase an online permit in advance, you will have to park in a public metered parking space. Meter rates are $3/hr.
  • All Week Terrapin Trail Garage Parking Permit - $40 Valid in TTG Mon-Fri 
  • Single Day Parking Permit - $12/day -   Valid in TTG Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri 
  • Bus and RV Parking Permit - $40/day  -  Valid in lot 4b near Xfinity Center
2018 Long Course - 14 days ago
Action Photo Reservation (Click link)
ProSwim Visuals provides action photography by reservation only, one swimmer per heat, first-come, first-served. Reservations are $40 and include two heats (individual or relay) of coverage and a $20 online credit that will automatically apply toward any order made when proofs are posted after the meet. Additional reservations are $10 per heat. ....More
2018 Long Course - 20 days ago
Warm-up Schedule (Click link)
Coaches: Competition Warm-up schedule for Prelims and Finals: 2018 YMCA Long Course Nationals ....More
2018 Long Course - 20 days ago
Championship Handbook (Click link)
The 2018 YMCA Long Course Nationals Championship Handbook (aka, Meet Invitation) provides information for Coaches, Swimmers and Parents to prepare, enter, attend, and compete in the championship. The Handbook is a must-read for everyone attending the Championship.

Updated 6/28/2018 with the following changes: Safe Sport Requirements, USA-S Approval Numbers, Parking Information, Dorm Lodging information, Updated Time Trial numbers ....More
2018 Long Course - 21 days ago
Key Information for Coaches (Click link)
Important 2018 LC Nats Championship meet operations information for Coaches ....More
2018 Long Course - 22 days ago
Pre-order Spectator Admission Wristbands (Click link)
Advanced sales of a Meet Sponsorship and ONLY ALL SESSIONS Admission Wristbands 

SPECTATOR ADMISSION: Pre-order your spectator ALL-SESSION admission wristbands through the link above. All-sessions admission wristbands includes entry into the spectator stands for Monday night through Friday prelims and final sessions. Time Trials session are free to attend. A Heat Sheet Program is included with each admission wristband.

Individual sessions or individual day spectator Admission Wristbands can be purchased at the meet. A Heat Sheet Program is included with each adult session or day admission

CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSOR: Sponsor the championship for $50 (WITH or without any all-session admission purchases). Sponsorships help to provide travel assistance for swimmers in need. 

Note: Advanced sales close at 12 midnight on Thursday July 28, 2018.  After this date, ALL Sessions Admission tickets can be purchased at the meet. ....More

Proud Sponsors of the 2018 YMCA National Championships

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