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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...
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...
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...
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 - 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...
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...
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 - 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. ...
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...
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 - 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 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 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 - 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...
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...
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...