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Oct 18, 2017 - NYSA IMAX MEET RECAP
Parents & Coaches, 32 swimmers competed in the NYSA IMX meet this past weekend in Montgomery, NY and did very well. Overall we broke two team records, had a high point trophy swimmer and produced 3...
Aug 10, 2016 - Short Course Tryout Results!
Tryout Results for the 2017-2018 Short Course Season Congratulations to all the swimmers who attended tryouts for this upcoming short course swim season! We are very excited and confident that our...
Jun 15, 2016 - Swimmers Receive National Recognition
A big congratulations to swimmers Emily Haudek, Jake Riva, and Abbey Gardner who have been recognized by National YMCA Competitive Swimming And Diving for their accomplishments during the 2015-2016 ...
Jun 15, 2016 - Swimmers Achieve X-Cellence at Meet
Congratulations to all of those swimmers who competed at last weekend?s Meet of X-Cellence within the hallowed halls of Princeton University. It was a great weekend of swimming, with our 15 attending ...
Jun 6, 2016 - Swordfish Bring The Heat at Rutgers
Our swimmers made a splash at this year?s MAY Bring On The Heat meet at Rutgers University this past weekend. Our 29 Splashes garnered Career Best Times, JO times, some top places, and even two East...
May 18, 2016 - Swimmers Steal Top Places at the Robin Hood Sprints
The Swordfish began the Long Course season with a splash at the BAC Robin Hood Sprints at the Berkeley Aquatic Center this past weekend. Despite being the first long course meet ever for many of our...
Apr 13, 2016 - Swimmers Return From Y Nats
For the first time in our team?s history, four SCY swimmers have qualified for Y Nationals. Coaches Linda and Kurt escorted Emily Haudek, Emily Rothamel, Samantha Russell, and Jake Riva as they joined...
Apr 4, 2016 - Swordfish Crew Leaves for Y Nationals!
Good Luck to our swimmers Emily Haudek, Emily Rothamel, Samantha Russell, and Jake Riva (accompanied by coaches Linda & Kurt) as they compete this week at YMCA Nationals in Greensboro, NC. For those...
Mar 30, 2016 - Gardner Excels at Eastern Zones
Congratulations to Abbey Gardner for making NJ Swimming's Zones Team and competing at the Eastern Zones Age-Group Championships in Webster, NY on March 24-26. This meet had some big competition wit...
Mar 23, 2016 - Another Great Showing at JOs!
Our Swordfish were represented by 7 of our qualifying 14&Unders at this year?s NJ Swimming JOs , held at Rutgers over the weekend. With some extremely fast swimmers attending from over 60 teams, our ...
Mar 14, 2016 - 13&Overs Bring the Magic at Y States and NJ Swimming Senior Championships
There were some simply jaw-dropping performances this weekend. Our 11 qualifying swimmers showed off their stuff at the NJ YMCA 13&Over States Championships at Franklin & Marshal College in Lancaste...
Mar 8, 2016 - 13& Over Silver/Bronze!
Another great showing by our swimmers at the NJ Swimming 13& Over Silver/Bronze Championships over the weekend. Our 12 attending swimmers wrapped up their seasons with some best times and top places...
Mar 6, 2016 - Modified Practices for End of Season
With only a few championship meets left, another successful season is nearing its end. Once your swimmer is done competing, they are done with practices for this season. The practice schedule is being...
Mar 4, 2016 - Long Course Tryout Info Posted!
Checkout the TRYOUTS tab for complete information on this year's Long Course Team.
Mar 1, 2016 - 12&Under Silver/Bronze!
The NJ Swimming 12&Under Silver/Bronze Championships took place over the weekend at the Swim Center in Secaucus. Our 27 attending swimmers had a great weekend, earning best times, top places, and mo...
Feb 29, 2016 - 12&Under States!
As temperatures pushed 60 down the shore this weekend, things were also heating up on the pool deck at the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River at this year?s YMCA 12 & Under State Championships . Our Swo...
Feb 22, 2016 - Great Showing at Y Silvers!
It what has become a trend this season, our Swordfish had a stellar showing at this season?s YMCA Silver Championships at Gloucester County Institute of Technology over the weekend! Due to overcrowd...
Feb 15, 2016 - 2016 Bronze Meet Golden!
Our Championship Season is off to an amazing start with some incredible performances at the NJ YMCA Bronze Championships at the John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton over the weekend. Our 38 a...
Feb 11, 2016 - Team Records Fall at 8 & Under Champs
Last Saturday was a great day of swimming by our Little Swordfish at the YMCA 8&Under Championships held at Raritan Valley Community College. Our 11 attending swimmers, aged 6-8, earned top places, Ca...
Feb 11, 2016 - Amazing Swims at Ryan Patterson Memorial
In a meet spanning two Sundays, our 45 attending Swordfish garnered First Places, 99 Career Best Times, NJ Swimming Gold Times, Y State Times, a new Team Record, and more. Leading the way with First ...
Feb 1, 2016 - SCY Swimmers Earn Top Places at Age Group Championships
Our seven attending qualifiers, up from four last season, had a great weekend at the NJ Swimming 14&Under Age Group Championships at the John Witherspoon Pool in Princeton, swimming against some of ...
Jan 24, 2016 - Army Sports Camps at West Point
Due to popular demand, we've been asked to forward this info to our team- we've had a bunch of swimmers attend this camp in the past who really loved the experience: 2016 Army Athletics Sports Camps a...
Jan 23, 2016 - Y Reopens; Practices Resume Sunday
The Y will be opening tomorrow, Sunday 1/24. All activities, including practices, will take place at their regularly scheduled time.
Jan 23, 2016 - Blizzard Updates- UPDATED 1/23
WEATHER UPDATE FROM RYAN PATTERSON MEET HOST: Both Saturday & Sunday sessions have been postponed. We are offering make-up days for both cancelled days, however, due to BeSmart and RBY availablity...
Jan 18, 2016 - YMCA Championships- High School Times Policy
As we approach our championship season, please be aware of the following YMCA policy regarding the use of high school times: 1-18-16 The YMCA National Meet Committee has ruled that the only high schoo...
Jan 10, 2016 - HACY Girls Get Past SCY In Last Dual Meet
The girls lost their last season dual meet to HACY at the John Witherspoon Pool in Princeton over the weekend. They finish 2-3 in the Girls? D Division. Despite missing a number of our top swimmers, t...
Jan 10, 2016 - Boys Finish Dual Meet Season With Win Against LHY
The boys wrapped up the Dual Meet Season with a 184-183 win against LHY this weekend at home, finishing 2-3 in the Mens? E division. It was ?All hands on deck? as the Swordfish took on LHY, and the bo...
Jan 3, 2016 - Swimmers Ring In The New Year At Winterfest
In their first meet since before the holidays, the swimmers worked out the cobwebs as they hit the pool at Rutgers University this weekend. They swam well, ringing in the new year at the Scarlet Winte...
Dec 20, 2015 - Holiday Practice Schedule
In observance of Christmas and New Years, there will not be any practices on 12/24 , 12/25, 12/31 and 1/1. Wishing you all a wonderful Holiday, and a happy and healthy New Year!
Dec 14, 2015 - Swimmers Exceed Expectations at the Classic
In what has become the premier mid-season meet for the region?s finest swimmers, athletes from across New Jersey and as far away as Connecticut, Long Island, Massachusetts, and upstate New York conver...
Dec 10, 2015 - SWORDFISH HOLIDAY PARTY!
SWORDFISH HOLIDAY PARTY! SATURDAY DECEMBER 19th 6-9pm We are excited to announce the details for our annual holiday party! On Wednesday, December 9th sign up sheets will be posted on the swim tea...
Dec 9, 2015 - Swimmers Score at Caitlin Lehman Meet
Swimmers hit the water at the Secaucus Swim Center this past Sunday at the Caitlin Lehman Memorial, just a few miles down the road from where the Jets were taking on the Giants. Our 37 attending Sword...
Dec 7, 2015 - Top Times At Girls RANY Meet
There were a ton of exciting races as Randolph YMCA?s girls faced off against our Lady Swordfish on Saturday at home. RANY came out on top winning 209-164, but there were some amazing swims by our 44...
Dec 7, 2015 - Great Swims for Boys in Red Bank
Low numbers didn?t keep the spirits of our swimmers down, as they faced off against Red Bank Y over the weekend. With only about half the team in tow, swimmers still managed to pull off some pretty in...
Dec 1, 2015 - Good Times at Harvest Meet
The Swordfish earned a bounty of Career Best Times and Top Spots at this year?s Harvest Meet hosted by GMY in Cedar Knolls over the weekend. Despite swimming in a slightly longer meter pool, our 35 at...
Dec 1, 2015 - Important: TU System Upgrade Notice
We'll be performing two system upgrades next week. During these upgrade periods you will not have access to your team's website and you will not be able to sync OnDeck or TouchPad. The first upgrade...
Nov 24, 2015 - Thanksgiving Weekend Practices
Wednesday- Regular Practices Thursday (Thanksgiving)- No Practices Friday- Regular Practices Saturday- Regular Practices Sunday- No Practices (GMY Harvest Meet) Wishing a very Happy Thanksgiving ...
Nov 24, 2015 - Swimmers Rise To The Challenge in Perth Amboy
SCY swimmers from across all age groups descended on the Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy this weekend to swim against some tough competition at this year?s Autumn Challenge. Our 43 swimmers had a grea...
Nov 15, 2015 - Girls Win Against Riptide
Our Swordfish girls won 220-150 against RVY at the Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy on Saturday. The girls swam well, taking Firsts in 24 of the 29 events including sweeping the relays. Individual f...
Nov 11, 2015 - Times and Team Records Fall At Festival
An impressive 26 Swordfish qualified for and competed against some of the top swimmers in the state at this year?s Fall Festival of X-Cellence at Princeton University over the weekend. They arrived ...
Nov 2, 2015 - Swim, Swim, As Fast As You Can...
Following right on the heels of Halloween, nine of our 8&Un der swimmers competed at this year's Gingerbread Man Mini Meet at the Ridgewood YMCA on Su nday. Little swimmers from about a dozen NJ Swimm...
Oct 31, 2015 - Boys Performances Sweet Despite Loss
With poor attendance from our boys team, SCY fell to FSPY 251-175 at the Fanwood Scotch Plains Y on Saturday. Despite that, the coaches were thrilled with the tight races and performances of our 26 at...
Oct 26, 2015 - Girls Post Win in First Meet of Season at GMY
The girls began their dual meet season with a win against GMY at Cedar Knolls on Saturday. It was an impressive first meet, with 27 Career Best Times , a bunch of first places, and more. First Places...
Oct 26, 2015 - Boys Begin Dual Meet Season With Win Against Ridgewood
Our boys started their Dual Meet schedule off right with some great swims against Ridgewood Y on Saturday. Our 38 swimmers earned an impressive 39 Career Best Times collectively, a bunch of First Pl...
Oct 26, 2015 - Wicked Good Swims at the Halloween Meet
An incredible 61 out of our 122 Splashes were Career Best Times at this year's SHY Halloween Meet at the Somerset Hills YMCA on Sunday. Swordfish swimmers remained ghoulishly competitve throughout ...
Oct 17, 2015 - Masters Meet At SCY
Over 40 Masters swimmers converged on the Sussex County YMCA this weekend to compete in our bi-annual Adult Mini-Meet. The athletes, ranging in age from 21- 87, swam in a variety of events including 5...
Sep 30, 2015 - Team Pictures
mso-fareast-font-family:="" new="" times=""> Schoolcraft will be coming to our YMCA on Monday October 19th to take swim team pictures!! Be in your team suits! 5-6:15 Bronze Practice (normal sc...
Sep 28, 2015 - Early Season Practice Bears Fruit at Battle of the Oranges
A nice showing with 67 of our swimmers coming out for an early-season meet, and just the second ever Tri-Meet against our sister branches of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges. With less than three ...
Sep 28, 2015 - Meet the Olympians Day at RVCC
New Jersey Swimming will be hosting a ? Meet the Olympians ? presentation on Saturday, October 10 th in the gymnasium at Raritan Valley Community College, 118 Lamington Rd, Branchburg. Presentation ...
Sep 18, 2015 - New Team Suits!
Just a reminder that California Beach Hut will be at practices on 9/22 and 9/23 collecting orders for our new team suits, caps, and clothing. For more info including pics and order forms, go to our ...
Sep 7, 2015 - Mandatory Parents' Meeting/ Orientation Day!
Our annual Mandatory Parents' Meeting/ Orientation Day will take place on Sunday September 13th from 12:00-2:00pm in Room's 1 & 2 Parents will be guided through a brief overview of the season, inclu...
Apr 6, 2015 - Haudek, Rothamel, & Russell Return from Y Nationals
For the first time in our team?s history, three SCY swimmers have qualified for YMCA Nationals. Coach Linda escorted Emily Haudek (17), Emily Rothamel (15), and Samantha Russell (14) as they joined sw...
Apr 4, 2015 - Seminar: "The Process & Possibilities For Swimming in College"
For those swimmers who may be interested in swimming in college, Chuck Warner has a seminar coming up to help you navigate through the whole process. See below for more info: Can I swim in college? ...
Mar 23, 2015 - Stellar Showing at JOs; Russell Earns Y Nat Time
Our 6 attending qualifying swimmers earned 13 Career Best Times and some top places, including scoring ones by Abbey Gardner (16 th Place in the 200 Fly) and Sam Russell (5 th in the 100 Breast an...
Mar 23, 2015 - Army Swim Camp at West Point
For those swimmers looking for a fun and rewarding swim camp experience this summer, Army Swim Camp encourages young swimmers to meet and communicate with new people, try something different, and re...
Mar 18, 2015 - BIG Swims at YMCA 13&Over States
Our state-qualifying swimmers made quite a splash at the YMCA 13&Over State Championships at Franklin Marshal College in Lancaster, PA over the weekend. Our 5 individual swimmers, 400 Medley Relay, ...
Mar 17, 2015 - 13&Overs Show Their Mettle at Silver/Bronze
This past weekend 20 of our swimmers competed at the NJ Swimming 13&Over Silver/Bronze Championships at Rutgers University. The meet was highlighted by Career Best Times, new Team Records, and Top Fin...
Mar 6, 2015 - Modified Practices for Week of March 9th
After this weekend, only the following meets are left on our schedule: · 13&OVER Y STATES · 13&OVER NJ SWIM SILVER/BRONZE · NJ SWIM JUNIOR OLYMPICS · Y NATIONALS Swim...
Mar 4, 2015 - 12 & Unders Amaze at Silver/Bronze
Our 12&Unders hit the water at the Secaucus Swim Center with a vengeance last weekend. Leading the pack with First Places were JJ Kane (200 IM) and Alexa Petrie (50, 100, 200 Back). There were a ...
Mar 2, 2015 - 12 & Unders Excel at Y States!
The Ocean County YMCA in Toms River was the site of some exciting swims over the weekend! Our 10 attending qualifiers garnished new Team Records, Career Best times, First Places, and a bunch of JO tim...
Feb 26, 2015 - Modified Practice Schedule for End-Of-Season Begins
After this weekend, only the following meets are left on our schedule: · 13&OVER Y STATES · 13&OVER NJ SWIM SILVER/BRONZE · NJ SWIM JUNIOR OLYMPICS · Y NATIONALS Swim...
Feb 23, 2015 - Y Silvers!!!
An outstanding showing by our Swordfish at this season?s YMCA Silver Championships at Gloucester County Technical Institute over the weekend! Overcoming some weather-related travel challenges, our s...
Feb 21, 2015 - ALERT! Silvers Sunday's Schedule Modified!
ALERT! (posted 2/21/15 @ 6:13PM ) Due to the weather we are experiencing here at GCIT as well as Northern NJ, we will be moving all sessions for Sunday to one hour later. Adjusted Session Schedul...
Feb 19, 2015 - Modified Practices for Weekend of 2/20-22
The following modified practice schedule will be in place the weekend of 2/20-2/22: Friday: 5-6 Silver 1 (Coach George) 5:30-7 Gold 1 (Coach Becky) 6-7 Silver 2 (Coach George) Saturday (Coach Kelly...
Feb 16, 2015 - Bronze Championships!
Congratulations to all of our swimmers who attended this season?s YMCA Bronze Championships at the John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton over the weekend. A ton of great swims included best ti...
Feb 9, 2015 - Swimmers Shine at 8 & Under Championships
Our 8 & Under swimmers had a great day on Saturday at the YMCA 8 & Under Championships at Raritan Valley Community College. Our 10 attending swimmers earned 10 Career Best Times, 8 Top-10 Finishes, ...
Feb 2, 2015 - Practices Canceled Tonight
The Sussex County YMCA will be closing at 5:00 pm today 2/2/15 due to the weather. All practices are canceled.
Jan 26, 2015 - Practices Canceled for Winter Storm Juno
Due to the impending severe weather, the Sussex County Y will be closing at 6:00 pm on Monday 1/26, staying closed Tuesday, and reopening on Wednesday, 1/28. All Monday and Tuesday practices are cance...
Jan 26, 2015 - Great Swims at Age-Group Championships
Our four attending qualifiers had a great weekend at the NJ Swimming 14&Under Age Group Championships at the John Witherspoon Pool in Princeton, swimming against some of the best age-groupers in the...
Jan 26, 2015 - Stand Out Swims At Ryan Patterson Meet
About 40 SCY swimmers made the trek down to Perth Amboy, at times braving difficult driving conditions, to compete at the MEY Ryan Patterson Memorial Meet this past weekend. First Places were earned ...
Jan 18, 2015 - Swimmers Go The Distance
About 35 of our swimmers made the trip down south to the Somerset Hills YMCA in Bernardsville to compete in their annual Distance Meet this past weekend. In addition to First Places by Catie Lovett ...
Jan 12, 2015 - SCY Swims Against Riptide
Some great swims on Saturday by our swimmers who attended the two dual meets against Raritan Valley Y at North Brunswick High School! An incredible 89 Career Best Times were swum, in addition to our...
Jan 6, 2015 - Swordfish Heat Up Winterfest
The Swordfish shook off the holiday cobwebs with some outstanding swims at Rutgers this past weekend, lead by First places by Abbey Gardner (100 Free, 50 Fly) and Jake Riva (100 Back). There were o...
Dec 21, 2014 - Swordfish Swim Past Piranhas and Dolphins
Swimmers, parents, and coaches took a break from their hectic holiday schedules to attend our two home dual meets this Saturday. The girls were off the blocks first, swimming against GMY. Our 47 girls...
Dec 18, 2014 - Holiday Practice Schedule
In observance of the Christmas and New Years, there will not be any practices on 12/24 , 12/25, 12/31 and 1/1. Wishing you all a wonderful Holiday, and a happy and healthy New Year!
Dec 14, 2014 - Top Swims At This Year's Holiday Classic
In what has become the premier mid-season meet for the region?s finest swimmers, athletes from across New Jersey and as far away as Connecticut, Long Island, Massachusetts, and upstate New York conver...
Dec 9, 2014 - Pierson, Riva, & Russell Takes Firsts in Secaucus
Some truly great swims were had over the weekend at the Caitlin Lehmann Memorial Swim Meet in Secaucus. The Swordfish swam past the competition, with Firsts by Linnea Pierson (100 Fly, 200 IM); Ja...
Dec 6, 2014 - Boys Rally Against Ridgewood
The boys rode a wave of top finishes and best times, defeating Ridgewood Y 223-135. Grabbing firsts in 24 of the 29 events, the Swordfish swam 31 Career Best Times and earned Y State and Silver time...
Dec 3, 2014 - Six Firsts and Great Swims Harvested at GMY Meet
The Greater Morris YMCA in Cedar Knolls was host to the Harvest Meet last weekend. Our 44 swimmers in attendance earned 33 Best Times in addition to other notable swims. Nine YMCA States times wer...
Nov 26, 2014 - Practices Canceled Tonight
Due to the weather and travel conditions, practices are canceled for tonight. Practices will resume Friday at the normally scheduled times. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 25, 2014 - Thanksgiving Weekend Practices
Wednesday- Watching weather and will make the call before noon. Thursday (Thanksgiving)- No Practices Friday- Regular Practices Saturday- Regular am practices, but no PM practices (GMY Harvest Meet). ...
Nov 25, 2014 - Swimmers' Times Fall at the Autumn Challenge
Our SCY Swimmers had an incredible showing in Perth Amboy this past weekend, with unprecedented time drops, championship cuts, and top finishes. The fruits of our athetes training yielded 100 Career ...
Nov 24, 2014 - Boys Fall To Red Bank Despite Great Swims
In the face of a close 199-172 loss to Red Bank on Saturday, the boys swam well earning their fair share of championship and career best times. YMCA State times were earned by Jake Riva (200 IM, 100 ...
Nov 15, 2014 - Wyckoff Boys Swim Past SCY
Despite losing 246-127 to a strong Wyckoff team, the Swordfish boys swam commendably earning some top swims. Joining our GCIT crew with Y Silvers times is Henry Bysshe (50 Free); Carlen Rivielle (50...
Nov 10, 2014 - Team Photos Tonight!
Reminder: our SCY Team & Individual Pictures are TONIGHT!!! Be in your team suits! 5-6:15 Bronze Practice (normal sched) 6:45 Swimmers arrive and lined up 7-8:30 Team, then Individual Pics...
Nov 10, 2014 - Sweet Times At Gingerbread Meet
Congratulations to our 8&Unders swimmers who attended the Gingerbread Man Meet at the Ridgewood Y over the weekend. There were 16 Career Best Times earned from our 10 tikes amounting to over 40 seco...
Nov 9, 2014 - Girls Survive Riptide
The girls swam to another win this weekend, usurping Raritan Valley Y 196-174. Marked by some really exciting races, the Swordfish girls pulled ahead with some outstanding swims in the relays. Our 53 ...
Nov 3, 2014 - Swimmers X-Cell at Fall Festival
We had an impressive 25 swimmers qualify to swim at t his season's Fall Festival of X-Cellence at Princeton University. In a season already marked by unprecedented time drops, SCY had a cumulative ...
Oct 29, 2014 - Modified Practices for Halloween
We will be offering a modified practice schedule for those swimmers wishing to train on Halloween (this Friday, 10/31 ). These swimmers may attend at the following time: Silver 1, Silver 2, and Gol...
Oct 28, 2014 - Swimmers Scare The Competition at Halloween Meet
Yet another outstanding, early-season showing by our swimmers at the SHY Halloween Meet over the weekend. Our Swordfish speared 17 Y Silver and 12 Y State times; a JO time; and 8 First Places, just ...
Oct 25, 2014 - Girls Post First Dual Meet Win of Season!
Some awesome swims at the girls? dual meet against Freehold/Old Bridge YMCA at home, including 36 new Career Best Swims amounting to over 90 seconds of improvements cumulatively. YMCA Silver times...
Oct 20, 2014 - Great Swims at Princeton!
The girls? had a great meet against Hamilton YMCA this weekend, despite falling short 197-167. There were 39 Career Best Swims, 7 Y Silver, 5 Y States, and 2 JO times by the 41 attending swimmers! Y ...
Oct 18, 2014 - Boys Dive Head-First Into Dual Meet Season
Our boys opened up their Dual Meet season with a splash against LHY. Despite losing, an amazing 46 new Career Best Swims yielded over 133 seconds of improvements cumulatively. A very impressive star...
Sep 29, 2014 - Swimmers Turn on the Juice at Tri Meet of the Oranges
A nice showing with 88 of our swimmers coming out for an early-season meet, and the first ever Tri-Meet against our sister branches of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges. With less than three weeks ...
Sep 11, 2014 - Orientation Day/ Mandatory Parents' Meeting this Sunday
Our annual Mandatory Parents' Meeting/ Orientation Day will take place on Sunday, September 14th at the Y from 1:00-3:30 pm. Parents will be guided through a brief overview of the season, including ...
Sep 8, 2014 - TeamUnify Logins Emailed
Welcome to the SCY Swordfish! All members should have received an email with login instructions for the team's website and database. Please check your spam folder first if you didn't see it. If you st...
Aug 20, 2014 - Tryout Results Posted!
Tryouts Results for our 2014-2015 Team have been posted on our Tryouts Tab. Congratulations to all who made this year's roster!
Jul 20, 2014 - 2014-2015 Tryouts!
Tryouts are taking place now! We remain committed to accommodating as many swimmers on our team as we possibly can without sacrificing the quality of our program. In an effort to place our swimmers in...
Apr 11, 2014 - A Great Season Comes to an End
As another Short Course Season comes to end, we are very proud of our successful season. Our 116 swimmers consistently swam Career Best Times throughout the season, were well-represented with many ...
Mar 29, 2014 - Haudek Leaves for Y Nationals
Emily Haudek said goodbye to her training group today and will be leaving for Greensboro, NC to compete against some of the best swimmers in the country at the YMCA Short Course Nationals. Accompanied...
Mar 18, 2014 - Swimmers Excel at JOs; Haudek Earns 4th Nat Cut
A new team precedent was set with 12 SCY swimmers, up from 3 last season, qualifying for the NJ Swimming Junior Olympics at Rutgers University in Piscataway last weekend. The 10 attending swimmers q...
Mar 12, 2014 - Swordfish Rock It At YMCA States
The Swordfish were well-represented in Lancaster with 5 of our 13&Overs qualifying in a total of 17 events in the 2014 NJ YMCA 13&Over State Championships . This young group, all 16 and younger, swam...
Mar 10, 2014 - Week of 3/10: Practices
A new session begins today, and pool space is at a premium. Here are the available practice times for this upcoming week: 3/10 Monday 8:30-9:45 3/11 Tuesday 5:30-7 3/12 Wednesday 4:30-6 3/1...
Mar 7, 2014 - This Weekend's Practices
This weekend's practices: Friday- Gold 1 & Silver 2 5:30-7 (George); Gold 2 5:30-7 (Kellyanne) Sat- no practices Sun (12&Under JO Swimmers)- 8-9:30 (Gina) Good luck swimmers!
Mar 5, 2014 - Kane Grabs Double-Firsts at 8&Under Mini-Champs!
We had some great performances at the NJ Swimming 8&Under Mini-Championships in Neptune over the weekend. Our four swimmers swam 8 Career Best Times, while placing in 14 events. A special congrats to...
Mar 5, 2014 - Swordfish Score at 12&Under States
Another stellar showing at the NJ YMCA 12&Under State Championships held at the Ocean County YMCA in Tom?s River over the weekend. Our 13 swimmers amassed over 100 points, while swimming 24 Career B...
Feb 19, 2014 - Nagy takes First at Silvers; Others excel
Twenty eight teams from across the state descended upon Gloucester County Institute of Technology in Sewell, NJ and filled their 20 lanes with some exciting swims. SCY ?s 21 swimmers showed off thei...
Feb 14, 2014 - Tonight's Practices Are On
Just a quick reminder that tonight's practices are on as originally scheduled. Good luck to all our swimmers at Silvers this weekend!
Feb 11, 2014 - YMCA Bronze Championships: SCY Marches on Princeton
A fantastic showing at the NJ YMCA Bronze Championships at the John Witherspoon Middle School Pool in Princeton. With about 44 SCY swimmers participating, they earned over 100 Career Best Times, 7 F...
Feb 3, 2014 - Modified Practices Tonight
Do to the weather and current travel conditions, we will be offering modified practices tonight: Bronze - canceled Silver 2 , Gold 1 , and Gold 2 - 7:00-8:30 Practices are optional. For those who c...
Jan 21, 2014 - Practices Canceled Tonight
Due to the developing weather, the Sussex County YMCA will be closing at 6:00 pm and all practices have been canceled. Stay safe and enjoy the evening off!
Jan 15, 2014 - Save The Date!
Our annual Swordfish Awards Banquet is scheduled for Friday, March 21, 2014 at Casa Bianca in Jefferson. Festivities will be from 6pm-10pm . More info to come!
Jan 11, 2014 - Swordfish Rally at Rutgers
A fantastic showing at the TYR Winterfest held at Rutgers University last weekend. Our 75 swimmers amassed 4 First Places , 40 YMCA State Times , 22 JO Times , and an amazing 133 Career Best Times...
Jan 2, 2014 - Modified Practices Tonight
Due to the developing weather, we will be modifying our practice schedule tonight: Bronze 5-6:30 S2&G2 6:30-8 all practices optional
Dec 30, 2013 - Change in Plans for this Weekend!
It was recently brought to our attention that our entries (sent in November- date/time confirmed in email) for this weekend?s meet SVY New Year?s Splash were lost by the meet host, and that they do ...
Dec 22, 2013 - Holiday Practice Schedule
There will be no practices on 12/24, 12/25, 12/31, and 1/1. All other practices will be held at the usual times. We would like to wish our swimmers and their families, coaches, and staff a wonderful H...
Dec 22, 2013 - Home (Win) for the Holidays
Despite being down 9 swimmers for this last home meet, our girls pulled off a decisive 240-119 win and garnered 41 Career Best Times against Madison Area YMCA on Saturday. First places were earned by...
Dec 17, 2013 - Modified practices tonight due to weather
Optional practices will be offered at the following times: Silver 1&2 from 5-6:30 Gold 1&2 from 6:30-8:15 Attendance will not be taken. Be safe.
Dec 15, 2013 - Snow, Ice, and Amazing Times Pile Up at Holiday Classic
Swimmers from 54 teams from across New Jersey and as far away as Connecticut, Long Island, Massachusetts, and upstate New York converged on Rutgers University in Piscataway, NJ for the 27 th Annual H...
Dec 14, 2013 - Winter Storm Electra Updates (UPDATED)
As you already know, this weekend's weather is setting up to be problematic. Just to touch base: Practices: Today's (Saturday) am practices are on. We will send out an update in the early afternoon r...
Dec 8, 2013 - Swordfish Boys Excel Despite Poor Attendance
Despite being short 14 swimmers, the boys rallied and came away with a bunch of great swims against a well-established Red Bank team, who out-scored SCY 206-151. Thirteen First places were earned by...
Dec 4, 2013 - Swimmers Reap Big Rewards at Harvest Meet
SCY was well represented at GMY?s Harvest Meet in Cedar Knolls last weekend. Despite swimming in an unfamiliar meter pool, our 71 swimmers earned 49 Career Best Times , 10 First Places, 19 YMCA S...
Nov 26, 2013 - Holiday Weekend Practices
Wednesday 11/27 - Regular Practice Schedule Thursday 11/28 - No Practices (Thanksgiving Day) Friday 11/29 - Regular Practice Schedule Saturday 11/30 - Regular Practice Schedule Sunday 12/1 - No Practi...
Nov 26, 2013 - Gardner Heats Up First Frost
Our 9-Under swimmers had a great day at FSPY's First Frost meet at Raritan Valley Community College over the weekend. The 13 attending Swordfish swam 11 Career Best Times and nabbed four First Place...
Nov 23, 2013 - Girls Dual Meet Yields 10 State Times, More...
An outstanding showing against Greater Morristown YMCA at home today. Our 60 girls swam away with 47 Career Best Times, 10 Y State Times, 11 Y Silver Times, 2 JO Times, and 4 new Team Records. The 1...
Nov 19, 2013 - Haudek Takes Double Firsts; Swimmers Excel in Secaucus
Emily Haudek led a successful run of SCY swimmers with First Places in both the 200 Free and 200 Back at the JFAC November Classic in Secaucus over the weekend. Our swimmers continue their successfu...
Nov 17, 2013 - Boys Win Big in Ridgewood
Our Swordfish had a big day against long-established Ridgewood. Our 37 boys attending earned 17 First Places and 27 Career Best Times. The boys swam past The Breakers 189-130. Y States times were swum...
Nov 16, 2013 - Girls Swim Past FOBY
The Lady Swordfish? sailed past Freehold-Old Bridge Y by a score of 205-153. Our 60 attending girls earned 19 First Places, 45 Career Best Times, and had some great first-ever swims. Y State Times we...
Nov 10, 2013 - Girls Post First Dual Meet Win of Season
Some great swims on the road with our boys swimming in Scotch Plains and our girls swimming in Cedar Grove this weekend! With about 50 Career Best swims, the were some stand out times. Y States ti...
Nov 6, 2013 - Great Swims Earn State Times
This busy past weekend showcased some great early-season successes at our girls meet against HACY, boys meet against LHY, and the Gingerbread Man Meet in Ridgewood. The following swimmers earned YMCA...
Oct 30, 2013 - Scary-Good Times at Halloween Meet
A fantastic showing the SHY Halloween Meet at Somerset Hills YMCA over the weekend! With about 65 SCY swimmers participating, they earned about 70 Career Best Times, 5 First Places, 4 JO cuts, and 9...
Oct 30, 2013 - Modified Practices for Halloween
We will be offering a modified practice schedule for those swimmers wishing to train on Halloween (this Thursday 10/31 ). These swimmers may attend at the following times: Bronze & Silver 1 swimmers:...
Oct 20, 2013 - SCY Coaches Train Alongside Olympians
This past weekend, Coaches Kellyanne, Becky, George, and Linda attended the 38 th Annual Eastern States Swim Coaches Clinic in Cherry Hill, NJ. The Eastern States Clinic is described as the most co...
Oct 11, 2013 - Competition Season Begins Soon!
Just a quick note to make you aware that there were some significant revisions/additions to the meet schedule this week. If you haven?t had a chance to look at it, or had printed out an early copy for...
Sep 10, 2013 - TeamUnify Logins Emailed
Welcome to the SCY Swordfish! All members should have received an email with login instructions for the team's website and database. Please check your spam folder first if you didn't see it. If you st...
Sep 10, 2013 - Orientation Day
Come and get ready for the upcoming season this coming Sunday, 9/15 from 1:00-3:30: 1:00-2:15 Mandatory Parents' Meeting: A presentation outlining team policies & procedures for the upcoming season. ...
Aug 28, 2013 - SCY Swimmers Attend Leadership Program
Congratulations to our Metro YMCA of the Oranges 2013 Young Leaders Representatives! Proudly representing Sussex County were Ben Lee, Ryan Walter, Thalia TenEyck and Antonio Justiniano. They were amon...
Aug 19, 2013 - Great Showing at Tryouts
Record numbers of swimmers showed up to tryouts this season, vieing for a spot on our 2012-2013 Team. Results are now posted on our Tryouts tab. Thanks to everyone who showed interest in our team! For...
May 10, 2013 - Coach Kellyanne Joins Swordfish
We are excited to announce a new addition to our coaching staff: welcome aboard Coach Kellyanne Tomasula! She will be bringing a great deal of elite swimming experience to our team. Coach Kellyanne ...
Apr 7, 2013 - Haudek Excels at Y Nats
Congratulations to our own Emily Haudek on her amazing performances at YMCA Short Course Nationals in Greensboro, NC over this last week. Emily had qualified for Nats in the 100 Fly. After hitting h...
Mar 30, 2013 - Casa Bianca Banquet Rocked
Thanks go out to our Parents? Committee and DJ Dynamite Dave (Riker) for putting together such a fun and memorable night for everyone. Great food, music and dancing were enjoyed by all! And congratula...
Mar 13, 2013 - Swordfish Shine At Golds
Last weekend, a few of our swimmers qualified for and competed against some of the best swimmers in the state at YMCA 13 & Over States and NJ Swimming Junior Olympics . Congratulations to Emily Hau...
Mar 5, 2013 - Swordfish Excel in Princeton
Another incredible showing this weekend at the YMCA Bronze Championships in Princeton. Over 100 Career best Times were swum!!!! Sussex County was well represented with First Places by Ben Lee (50...
Feb 25, 2013 - Swordfish Score Down 'the Shore at 12 & Under States
Our 12 & Under state qualifiers made us proud at the NJ YMCA 12 & Under State Championships in Tom?s River over the weekend. Scoring Places were earned by Nicole Donnelly (200 IM, 200 free, 100 IM,...
Feb 25, 2013 - 96 Tiers at 12 & Under Silver/Bronze!
Our 12 & Under swimmers rocked the blocks this past weekend at the NJ Swimming 12 & Under Silver/Bronze Championships in Secaucus. First Places were earned by Alyssa Amorim (100 Back); Haley Br...
Feb 17, 2013 - Swordfish Swimmers Mine for Gold at Silvers
This past weekend, 31 Swordfish competed at the 2013 YMCA Silver Championships at Glouchester Institute of Technology in Sewell, NJ. Brooke Gardner led the charge, earning a First place in the 200...
Feb 11, 2013 - Russell, Riva, & Cowie Navigate New Records at Nemo
A steller showing at the 2013 Navigating Nemo Time Trials, with new Team Records earned by Samantha Russell (200 Back, 50 Fly); Jake Riva (500 Free, 100 Back); and Nick Cowie (200 Fly). Swordfish Sw...
Feb 8, 2013 - Nemo Update: Bronze Champs Postponed & Y Closing
IMPORTANT- PLEASE SHARE! We have just been notified that this weekend's NJ YMCA Bronze Champioships has been postponed until March 2-3. More information regarding modified entries, etc as it becomes...
Feb 3, 2013 - Gardner Takes First at 8 & Under Championships!
After grabbing a 2 nd Place in the 25 Free, the 50 Free was no challenge for Abbey Gardner Saturday during this year?s 8 & Under Championships at the Raritan Bay YMCA. Our 8 year-old Swordfish droppe...
Jan 9, 2013 - Swordfish Swimmers Take Firsts at NY's Splash
A fantastic showing at the New Year?s Splash this past weekend! First places were earned by Alexiy Stolyarov (100 Breast, 100 Free); Michael Tartaglia (200 Breast); Michael Pacholarz (200 IM, 100 F...
Dec 29, 2012 - Today's Bronze & Silver 1 Practices Canceled (UPDATED)
Do to the inclement weather, this afternoon's Bronze and Silver 1 practices will be canceled. Sunday practices are on as scheduled... Happy New Year!
Dec 26, 2012 - Modified Practice Schedule tonight
There will be modified and optional practice schedule tonight due to the inclement weather (attendance will not be taken): Bronze and Silver 1 - 5:00-6:15 Gold 1&2 - 7:00-8:15 Please note: the YMCA's ...
Dec 16, 2012 - Haudek earns Nationals cut; others excel at Holiday Classic
This past weekend, six SCY swimmers swam at the Holiday Classic at Rutgers University. Aside from those six swimmers swimming 20 Career Best Times collectively, they also achieved: A HUGE congrat...
Dec 8, 2012 - Boys Team Out-Swims Red Bank
Coming off a loss to a strong Wyckoff Team, the boys swam over 30 Career Best Times to win 199-168 against an accomplished Red Bank team. Will Englehardt (50 Fly); Michael Pachelarz (100 Free, 50 Bre...
Dec 3, 2012 - SCY 9&Under Relay Takes First at The Frost
Our 18 Swimmers who participated at the First Frost this weekend swam an amazing 41 Career Best Times! A special shout out to out 9&Under Relay who placed first; to Will Englehardt (50 Free) who ear...
Dec 3, 2012 - Swordfish Heat Up Winter Whiteout
SCY swimmers made a great showing at the Winter Whiteout this past weekend. Along from many Career Best Times, Emily Haudek (500 Free, 200 Back, 200 Fly), Michael Pacholarz (100 Fly), Jake Riva (100 B...
Nov 23, 2012 - Second Order of Team Shirts have arrived
If you placed an order for a team T-Shirt, please ask about yours at the Welcome Center, see your coach, or ask a Parent Committee member.
Nov 17, 2012 - Boys Win at Home Against Ridgewood!
Congrats to our Boys on their 199-161 win against Ridgewood at home. With almost 100% attendance, our boys swam tough with 39 ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Career Best Times being swum. A special nod to Michael Pacho...
Nov 12, 2012 - 8 & Unders 'Swim As Fast As they Can' at Gingerbread Man Meet
Our 8 & Unders swam great this past Sunday at the Gingerbread Man Meet at the Ridgewood YMCA. About 14 Career Best Times were earned by our 13 swimmers, and they placed in the Top six 19 times! For m...
Nov 10, 2012 - Girls Touch Out Madison For Win
Cudos to the Girls on their second win of the season against Madison today. About 35 swimmers swam Career Best Times! A special shout out to Nicole Donnelly (100 IM), Sam Russell (100 IM & 50 Breast)...
Nov 7, 2012 - Team Pics Rescheduled
Team Pictures have been rescheduled for Monday, 11/26. See the Meets & Events tab for more info...
Nov 5, 2012 - Change in Meet Entry Policy
Effective immediately, those swimmers who neglect to declare (along with those who decline) for meets will NOT be entered. Only swimmers who have committed to a meet will be entered. This policy cha...
Nov 2, 2012 - Team Shirt Re-Order
Our Team Shirt re-order, originally due earlier this week, has been extended until Monday, 11/12. Please turn in your order forms and payment to the Welcome Center. Extra forms can be picked up at the...
Nov 2, 2012 - Sandy: Update #4
Please share: Sussex County YMCA is open, but there is no internet or email. Our team email is operational. Fri (today)- practices as scheduled. Sat 11/3- LHY (home) and HACY (princeton) have been ...
Nov 1, 2012 - Update: Girls @ HACY Meet Cancelled
Saturday 11/3 girls' meet against HACY has been canceled due to power-outages in Princeton. Rescheduled date TBA. As of now: Saturday am practices are on as scheduled Saturday's Boys Meet at home agai...
Oct 31, 2012 - Hurricane Sandy Update
The Sussex County YMCA has reopened, however, the pool will remain closed until 5:00 am Thursday 11/1. Those in need may come in to use the shower facilities, and to charge their electronic devices....
Oct 28, 2012 - YMCA Closed on Monday 10/29/12
Due to the impending storm, the Sussex County YMCA will be closed, all practices canceled, and Team Pictures postponed.
Oct 18, 2012 - Parents- get a better "seat" at meets!
If anyone missed our Officials Clinic held at our Y earlier in the month, a new list of opportunities was released today. We are really in need of more Officials from the Boys Team. Check out our Offi...
Oct 15, 2012 - Girls post first win of the season!
Congratulations to the Girls Team on their season opening win against WEY on Saturday! Despite missing 21 girls, those attending earned 43 Career Best Times and placed first in 20 of the 29 events. Al...
Oct 8, 2012 - Haudek, Kane, & Russell take Firsts at Discovery!
Congratulations to Emily Haudek (13 & Up 200 Free, 100 Free, 100 Fly, 200 Back), JJ Kane (8 & Under 25 Fly), and Samantha Russell (12 & Under 100 Breast) who all took firsts at the 2012 Discovery Mee...
Oct 1, 2012 - Please support our Adult Mini-Meet
As discussed at our Mandatory Parents' Meeting last month, we will be hosting our annual fundraiser The Adult Mini Meet on Saturday, 10/20 at our Y. There will not be any afternoon practices that day....
Sep 28, 2012 - Suit Orders
The deadline for Suits orders is quickly approaching. If you still have to order a suit, please get the form in by 9/29. Download Form
Sep 25, 2012 - Team Unify- Down for upgrades on 10/7
Outage Date: Sunday October 7th Outage Time: 7am to 8pm PST During the downtime system upgrades will be implemented to enhance the speed and performance of your website. While this is happening NO ON...
Sep 25, 2012 - Suit Orders have been taken
Our Suit Try-on and Ice Cream Social was a big success! It was nice to see everyone come out. A special thanks to Wayne Miller and Baskin Robbins for the ice cream, and to our Parents' Committee for o...
Sep 3, 2012 - Passwords Emailed
Welcome to the SCY Swordfish! All members should have received an email with login instructions for the team's website and database. Please check your spam folder first if you didn't see it. If you s...