We are a YMCA team dedicated to creating a positive space where people of all ages can learn the art of artistic (synchronized) swimming in the Northern Colorado region (Johnstown, Fort Collins, Loveland, Windsor area). The goal of our club is to give an opportunity to team members to pursue their goals in the sport – from building fitness to competing at the recreational, National and Olympic levels. Each member of the Northern Colorado Orcas is supported, valued, and taught to grow in the sport. Our team values emphasize teamwork, discipline, responsibility, acceptance, and leadership. NCO currently has swimmers at all different ages and skill levels.
Artistic Swimming (Synchro) is a fantastic sport that combines swimming, artistry and athleticism. It is perfect for anyone who likes dancing and/or swimming. Synchro swimmers learn routines that 1-8 swimmers perform in front of a panel of judges at competitions. These routines showcase the athlete's strength and creativity. In 2017, the name of the sport was officially changed from synchronized swimming to artistic swimming.
Our season runs from September through mid-may for novices and intermediates while the age group swimmers continue through the end of June. Their are usually 4 state meets and 1 regional meet that the whole team participates in. Competition season goes from December to May. In addition, the age group swimmers compete at zone and national meets with the largest meet happening in late June or early July. The swimmers also perform at a fall and spring watershow where they can show off their routines to friends and family.
NCO is always accepting new swimmers! If you or someone you know is interested in our team, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org