Mychaela has been involved in swim lessons and swim team. She started to take swim lessons as a child and was part of the swim team at the Glendale/ Peoria Family YMCA.  She mentions that the Y has influenced her by the  positive atmosphere of the Y. She has held together the Aquatics department with her perseverance and love for giving children the opportunity to learn and was the winner of the Y Spirit award in August 2014.