Located at the Miles
River Yacht Club, in charming & historic St. Michaels, MD,
our club has a rich history of swimmers who enjoy both
the sport and the camaraderie of competitive swimming. We offer
quality, professional coaching and technique instruction for
children ages 5 to 18 years.
The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to
improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of
ability, from novice to experienced competitor. At MRYC, team
members also are encouraged to support each other, build
friendships and develop the discipline required through daily
practice and dedication. Our team belongs to the Delmarva Swim
Association, a group of 25 swim teams who compete across the
Delaware, Maryland and Virginia peninsula.
River Yacht Club Swim Team is run by its a team of experienced
parents which meets several times throughout the year.
Swimming on our team is a family affair as our meets are run by
volunteers. At least one parent per swimmer is required
to volunteer at meets or behind the scenes. Volunteer duties
are as easy is clicking a stop watch and as complicates as managing
an entire meet. Almost everyone agrees that these duties are
actually a lot of fun.
The first practice of the
2022 season is scheduled for Tuesday, May 31. The practice
schedule is subject to change based on team size or the number of
the swimmers in certain age groups.
When school is still in
session, practices will take place Monday to Thursday at the times
below. On Friday's there will be one optional combined practice for
all age groups.
Monday thru Thursday
5:00 to 5:45
5:00 to 5:30 —
6 and under
5:45 - 6:45
FRIDAYS ONLY: 5-6 p.m. all
When school is out for
summer, practice moves to mornings. This year the first morning
practice will be Monday, June
20. Morning practice takes place Monday through Friday
unless there is a meet. There is an optional practice from
9-10 am on monday meet days to work on race stragedies -- starts,
turns and finishes.
8:30 to 10:00 a.m.
—ages 11 and
10 to 11 a.m.
— 7 to
10:00 to 10:30
a.m. — 6 and
Coaches reserve the right
to move swimmers up or down a group to better meet the swimmers
needs and abilities. Coach reserves the right to make minor changes
to the schedule as needed. Our tentative team calendar will be
located on our website as soon as it's
Our facility is a 25
meter, five lane outdoor chlorine pool with non-turbulent lane
lines. We have rest rooms, showers and changing facilities with
certified life guards on duty during pool hours. Concession are
available during all meets.
Emily Glover, Head
Sherye Nickerson, Assistant Head
Isabel Finch, Asistant
Will Rosswork, Assistant
Carol Ann Alleva, Team
Ann Rosswork, HyTeck
Kerry Gunshenan, Head
Brian Alleva, Starter
Ed Reeves, Rear Commendore,