Elgin Y Pelicans Swim Team

A Note from Coach Brigitta

Weather cancellation: all groups practice will be canceled if school are closed and if the roads become to hazard to drive on, if you are not sure check our website: elginypelicans.org or call the YMCA front desk at 847-888-7410

State meet 3/21-22- I know it is still far away but I have reserved 10 Rooms with double beds at the LaQuinta in Merrillville,IN 15 Minutes from the State meet site, all other Hotels are booked.

By clicking on the link below or pasting the link to your internet browser, and entering your group code, you will be able to access your team block at the LaQuinta Inn, Merrillville, Indiana:
10 Non Smoking Double/Doubles @ $89 + tax
This hotel has the following amenities: complimentary breakfast, guest laundry & free wireless internet.
Your Group Code is: ELGINYMCA
Your DEADLINE to book these rooms is midnight, Monday, December 1st.

The Elgin Pelicans are a YMCA and USA Swimming team located in Elgin, Illinois. The team exists to provide Fox Valley area youth with a competitive and instructional swimming program. Our goal is to instill a sense of accomplishment and pride in each swimmer while building friendships and experiencing success. 

Brigitta Kempken - Head Coach

Home Phone: 847-741-6202
Cell Phone:  630-677-7354

Taylor Y Phone:  847-888-7410, Ext. 24
Taylor Y Fax: 847-888-8152
Email: strolch37@sbcglobal.net

Attention Parents!


Be a professional volunteer

bsolutely no experience necessary.  No prior swimming experience necessary.

Free entry into Invitational Meets

Front row seat to seeing your swimmer and all the pool action

Free Food and Drinks at Invitational Meets

Level I officials are trained to judge strokes and turns

(after 12 months and 8 swim meets of being a Level I, you can become a Level II official)

Level II officials are trained how to run a meet, how start, how be a ref, etc.

Swim Team pays for training

If you wish to become an official or have questions about becoming an official,
please contact Melanie LoPiccolo at swimgolf@sbcglobal.net,
or contact Brigitta Kempken at strolch37@sbcglobal.net.

Another opportunity for training on

 November 8, 2014

Level 1 Class 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Level 2 Class 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  Leaning Tower YMCA, 6300 W. Touhy Avenue, Niles, IL 60714