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Nov 26, 2020 - Happy Thanksgiving! (and a few other things)
Happy Thanksgiving, Stingray Family! This morning, as I sip a fabulous cup of coffee (not gonna lie…any cup of coffee in my hand is a fabulous cup of coffee ), I am thankful for all of you. I am than...
Nov 24, 2020 - Merchandise is ready for pickup or optional delivery!
Good morning FFYS Families, We're very happy to report that all of your orders that were placed online in the FFYS online store have been completed. The Varsity Shop would normally deliver the complet...
Nov 18, 2020 - Stingrays Mid-Week Update - Dryland and more!
Good afternoon Stingray Nation! A few important things: The current plan is that the YMCA will be extending our swim team program by three weeks to compensate for the current “pause”. So don’t worry! ...
Nov 17, 2020 - Temporary protocol for lap swim and dryland
Attention Stingray Nation! As you are aware the MDHHS recent order only allows independent exercise at Gym Facilities. While our normal swim team practices are temporarily suspended, we will have Swi...
Nov 16, 2020 - PRACTICE CHANGES FOR TONIGHT AND TOMORROW - BUT YES, THERE'S PRACTICE!
Good afternoon! I’m going to make this quick…time is of the essence! As we safely prepare for this "pause", we'd like to meet with each practice group one time to help explain how things will work and...
Nov 16, 2020 - Stingrays News Update - week of 11/16/20
Good morning Stingray Nation, This is not the newsletter I wrote yesterday afternoon. Yesterday's newsletter had lots of info and opportunities for signups. It was a different newsletter. And if we’re...
Nov 11, 2020 - Swimmer of the Week!
Thank you to everyone for being patient with our Swimmer of the Week announcement! This week’s duckies are decked out in patritoic gear!!! Our winners for the Stingrays Swimmer of the Week Award ar...
Nov 9, 2020 - Stingrays News Update - week of 11/9/2020
Good morning, Stingray Nation! I hope everyone had a great weekend and enjoyed the gorgeous weather! This week's practice schedule is normal! So now let's cut to the good stuff... We have some potenti...
Nov 9, 2020 - PRACTICES CANCELLED TONIGHT DUE TO POOL ISSUE
Attention Stingrays! There is a mechanical issue with the YMCA pool, so we need to cancel ALL practices this evening, Monday, November 9 . Please stay tuned for updates!
Nov 2, 2020 - Stingrays News Update - week of 11/2/2020
Happy November, Stingray Nation! Quick update for today! The practice schedule through November 30 has been posted to the website here , and includes modified schedules for holidays. Please note that...
Oct 26, 2020 - Stingrays News Update - week of 10/26/20
Good morning, Stingray Nation! As many of you know, the school board for Farmington Public Schools voted to keep the middle and high school students fully remote through January 25, 2021. What this me...
Oct 19, 2020 - Stingrays News Update - week of 10/19/20
Happy Monday, Stingray Nation! Well, we were super fortunate to have that warm weather when we did, because it certainly feels like fall has arrived! As we settle into our routine at the YMCA, please...
Oct 14, 2020 - Stingrays Mid-Week Update - PRACTICE SCHEDULE INFO and more!
Good morning, Stingray Nation! Two quick things: The pool pump at the YMCA is being replaced TODAY. Today, Wednesday October 14, practice is still at Beechview. Tomorrow, Thursday October 15, we wi...
Oct 11, 2020 - Stingrays News Update - week of 10/11/20
Happy Sunday, Stingrays! We’re so happy to see so many swimmers back in the water! And we’re super thankful that we’ve had some really beautiful weather to help us out while the YMCA pool is getting r...
Oct 7, 2020 - PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE
Oct 6, 2020 - URGENT - PRACTICE SCHEDULE MODIFIED
Good morning Stingray Nation! If there's one thing that I (should) have learned this year, it's to be flexible. This week is no exception! So here's the skinny: the "loaner" pool pump at the YMCA fail...
Oct 5, 2020 - Team Gear & Merchandise Sale is LIVE! But only for 1 week!!!
I mean...this is a great day. THREE emails from me in one day. And this one has great news too! Our Team Store is LIVE and can be found here . It includes team suits, parkas, team sweats, awesome tea...
Oct 5, 2020 - Stingrays News Update - week of 10/5/20
Good morning, Stingray Nation! I had hoped that my first official news blast of the season would bring better news. Unfortunately, the pump at the YMCA pool broke this morning. We are uncertain at thi...
Oct 5, 2020 - POOL IS OPEN - PRACTICE IS ON!!!
I mean...nothing makes us feel more "normal" than two emails from me in a single morning, right? In unprecedented (who had "unprecedented" for swim team newsletter bingo?) recovery time, the YMCA has...
Sep 13, 2020 - PLEASE READ - Practice changes for the next two weeks!
Sep 6, 2020 - September Swim Practice Schedule and a sneak peek at plans for the fall!!
Aug 29, 2020 - PRACTICE CHANGES FOR THIS WEEK...and other info!
Hey Stingrays! If you don't have a swimmer currently enrolled, you can still read this! Or not. But hey...I miss all of you. And let's face it. You miss me too. We'll be using our Team Unify news to ...
Jul 22, 2020 - Update from USA Swimming - Please read!
May 31, 2020 - PLEASE READ - Swimming needs your help!!!
Stingray Nation- As we all know, this has been a very difficult time for all. I believe our kids have shown incredible maturity and resilience through this unprecedented time. I am asking for your hel...
May 19, 2020 - Stingray Seniors in the News!
We have Stingrays making news again! Congrats to all of our seniors who are moving on to swim in college! Erin Sanders - Olivet Andrew Ludden - Alma Elliot Mateyak - Saginaw Valley State Conor East - ...