Y Invitational: Sleigh Ride Meet @ Akron U

Dec 12, 2021
December, 3 2021



Optional Invitational Meet.  Parents are responsible for all meet fees associated with this meet.

This meet is recommended for all Barracudas group levels.


CFYN Sleigh Ride Spectacular Part II of the Poseidon Championship Series

Sunday, December 12, 2021

LOCATION: Ocasek Natatorium, University of Akron, 402 Carroll St, Akron, Oh 44304.

POOL: 25 yards by 8 lanes, with Colorado Timing system and digital scoreboard. Continuous warm-up and warm-down during competition will be available. Concessions will be available throughout the meet. Free parking in lots adjacent to the natatorium. The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming. The depth of the pool at the start end is 14 feet, 0 inches. The depth at the turn end is 8 feet, 0 inches.

STARTING TIMES: Morning session warm-ups will begin at 7:30 am for CFYN swimmers. All other teams will begin warm-ups at 8:15. The meet will begin at 9:00am. Time for the second session warm-ups and any necessary revisions to the warm-up plan will be posted on, and sent to coaches by Thursday December 9th. 

ENTRY FEES: $5.00 per individual event, $16.00 per relay event. 1650 time trial fee is $12.00. Entry fees are non-refundable. There is also a $3.00 per swimmer surcharge for heat sheet printing privileges and PCS fee. Heat sheets will be available for printing at no additional charge at & by Noon on Saturday December 11, 2021.

ENTRY LIMITATIONS: Swimmers may participate in up to 4 individual events and 3 relay events.

DECK ENTRIES: Deck entries will be taken on a space available basis up to 35 minutes before the start of the meet and seeded as NT. No additional heats will be added to accommodate deck entries. Deck entrants should sign up at the deck entry table. $8 for individual events, and $20 for relay events. Please note that once the preliminary heat sheets/ psych sheets are released we will not be able to switch events for swimmers unless they do so by scratching and adding events at the deck entry cost. Please be sure your event choices are accurate when you submit your original entries. No refunds will be given for scratches made after the entry deadline.

ELIGIBILITY: This is a closed YMCA invitational swim meet. All swimmers must be current athlete members of a YMCA swim team. Age is determined as of December 1, 2021. 

AWARDS: Individual & Relay events: medals 1 st -3 rd place and ribbons 4 th – 8 th place. Heat winner awards will be given at the conclusion of each heat. Coaches should pick up all other awards at the conclusion of the meet. Coaches: Please be sure you or another representative of your team wait until all awards have been distributed before taking your team’s bag. Awards left behind will NOT be mailed.

ADMISSION COST: $5.00 Adults; all children are free. A limited number of heat sheets will be available at $5.00 each. Everyone is encouraged to print heat sheets at no additional cost at

Concessions : Concessions may be limited or not available at all due to staffing issues at the University. The host team does not control any aspect of the concessions. Swimmers and spectators are welcome to bring in their own food and drinks. NO glass containers please! If the concession stand is closed, beverages will be available for purchase at the merchandise table.

T-Shirts: T-shirts and other Poseidon Championship Series merchandise will be available to pre-order on-line at A small number of shirts and other merchandise will be available on the day of the meet.

Parking: Parking is free at the lots adjacent to and across the street from the natatorium and at the parking garage at the corner of Carroll and Spicer Streets.