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Mar 12, 2018 - SVY Comes From Behind to Win Ninth NJYMCA State Combined Team Championship!
After four exciting days of racing at 13/Over NJYMCA State Championships, Somerset Valley YMCA finished 1st in the Girls, Boys and Overall Team Scores at the 13/Over meet. When adding the team scores...
Feb 22, 2018 - SVY Wins 2018 NNJYMCA Silvers!
Our Y Silvers Team had a terrific weekend down in South Jersey at GCIT last weekend, and Team SVY avenged our 2017 defeat in decisive fashion by finishing the 2018 meet in 1st Place in the Overall, Gi...
Dec 21, 2017 - SVY Earns 2018 Bronze Medal Status as Highest Ranked NJS Team!
The 2018 USA Swimming Club Excellence Program results are in, and Somerset Valley YMCA has earned Bronze Medal Status as a top-200 program in the nation! This marks the sixth time in program history ...
Aug 5, 2017 - Somerset Valley YMCA Wins 2017 LC YMCA National Combined Team Championship!
This past week, 39 SVY athletes were in action in Greensboro, NC competing at Long Course YMCA Nationals. After four and a half days of racing against 900 athletes and 104 teams, Team SVY finished 1 ...
Sep 9, 2016 - SVY Begins Exciting Partnership with Speedo!
Hello SVY Families, I am very excited to announce that effective September 1st, SVY has begun an exciting new partnership with Speedo as our official team sponsor! This agreement also marks the end o...
Jun 29, 2016 - The Swim Trials: A Celebration America Needs
Jun 25, 2016 - SVY Athletes in Action at 2016 US Olympic Trials!
For the second consecutive Olympic quadrennial, the Somerset Valley YMCA swim team will be represented in the fastest swim meet in the world at the 2016 US Olympic Trials. SVY Senior Collegiate athle...
May 6, 2016 - SVY Achieves Highest USA Club Score in Team History!
The 2015-16 SC season is officially in the books, and USA Swimming has posted the results for their Virtual Club Championships rankings. After calculating the results, SVY finished the 2015-16 SC sea...
Apr 10, 2016 - SVY Finishes 7th Overall at SC YMCA Nationals, #1 Team in NJ!
After five days of racing, SVY finished 7 th Overall in the combined team score at the 2016 SC YMCA Nationals! SVY placed 1 st among all NJ teams, securing the top NJ spot in dramatic fashion on ...
Mar 14, 2016 - SVY Finishes 1st at 13/Over NJ YMCA States!
After four days of hard fought racing and exciting moments at Lancaster, our SVY 13/Over Team finished 1st overall at the 13/Over NJ YMCA State meet! It was an all-out battle between the top teams in...
Feb 22, 2016 - SVY Wins 2016 NJ YMCA Silvers Championships
After an impressive weekend of fast swimming across all age and practice groups, Somerset Valley YMCA finished 1st Overall at the 2016 NJ YMCA Silvers Championships! This marks the 11th consecutive y...
Sep 25, 2015 - SVY's Y National Team in the Press!
Last month, our SVY had a stellar performance at LC YMCA Nationals in Indianapolis, winning two national titles and finishing 6th overall in the combined team standings. Below is an article that was ...
Sep 17, 2015 - SVY Athletes Achieve Scholastic All-American Status!
Each year, USA Swimming recognizes athletes around the country who have excelled in and out of the pool by achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA and meeting challenging time standards. Those who achieve this g...
Aug 11, 2015 - Final LC Nationals Recap - SVY finishes 6th Overall!
800 FR- although Ryan Waters swam his race in prelims, the final heat swam at night. And after the race ended, Ryan's time beat four out of the eight finalists. Combined with his finish in the earl...
Apr 20, 2015 - SVY Swimmers Join Olympian to Debut New ARENA Powerskin
Somerset Valley YMCA's National Team did more than pile up the national titles and team records at this past SC YMCA National Championships. Several SVY National Teamers joined Olympian Cammile Adams...
Apr 16, 2015 - SVY's SC National Team Highlights from Greensboro, NC
Somerset Valley YMCA had one of its most successful showings in the history of the program at the 2015 SC YMCA Nationals. The meet took place from March 30-April 3 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in...
Apr 9, 2015 - State Team Getting Press
SVY's State Team has gotten the attention of the local papers! Follow this link to read all about our 6th consecutive (7th total) NJYMCA State Championship. Congrats to all!
Mar 23, 2015 - SVY Alum Wins 50 & 100 FR D3 NCAA Titles!
Jesse Novak, an SVY alumni and current sophomore at Rowan University, is a D3 NCAA National Champion! Jesse won two individual titles in the 50 and 100 FR, going 19.89 and 43.68 respectively. Jesse ...
Feb 23, 2015 - SVY Wins 2015 NJ Y Silvers Championships!
This past weekend, 144 SVY swimmers were in action across all age groups at NJYMCA Silvers Championships in Deptford, NJ. After an phenomenal weekend of fast swimming from every practice group in the...
Feb 10, 2015 - SVY Seniors Commit to Top Universities
SVY's senior class continues to make waves in the press! Nine of our seniors have already committed to some of the top universities in the nation. This is a testament to the academic AND athletic co...
Jan 15, 2015 - SVY Earns Silver Medal Status from USA Swimming!
The Somerset Valley YMCA swim team has earned 2015 Silver Medal status from USA Swimming's Club Excellence program! SVY is the only NJ YMCA program to achieve Silver Medal status, and one of only t...
Oct 3, 2014 - SVY's Seniors Getting National Press
Congratulations to SVY swimmer and HS senior Katrina Kuhn on her decision to verbally commit to Penn State University! Katrina is the first of many to come, stay tuned for more exciting news about our...
Sep 29, 2014 - RVCC CLOSURE MONDAY 9/29
Gold 2 practice will be from 7:15-8:45p at the Somerville YMCA tonight due to an unexpected facility closure at Raritan Valley Community College
Sep 3, 2014 - Level 1 Officials class on Monday, 9/15/14
We will be hosting a Level 1 Officials class on Monday September 15 th from 6-10p at the Bridgewater YMCA. I highly recommend anyone interested attend this class, especially those in our Silver and ...
Sep 3, 2014 - Registration Deadline for Tryout Swimmers Tomorrow!
PLEASE NOTE: The registration deadline for families who received tryouts results letters in the mail is tomorrow (Thursday 9/4). Please note that after the deadline, your spot on the competitive tea...
Aug 30, 2014 - SVY Welcome Back Picnic September 21 1-4
The 2014 SVY welcome back picnic is rapidly approaching, The date is Sunday September 21, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The picnic will be held at the Bridgewater Family YMCA Picnic area and grounds...
Aug 8, 2014 - Dan Roth selected as our next Director of Competitive Aquatics!
SVY Team, I am pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Roth to the position of Director of Competitive Aquatics effective August 9, 2014. Dan replaces Matt Donovan who has accepted the position of D...
Jul 28, 2014 - 2014 YMCA National Long Course Championships Streaming Video
Watch the results from YMCA Long Course Nationals, available here.
Jul 10, 2014 - First Annual SVY Golf Outing a Big Success
The First Annual SVY Golf Outing was held on May 29 at Raritan Valley Country Club. SVY would like to thank Raritan Valley and their staff for their service and hospitality. There are also a number o...
Jun 24, 2014 - Access Route to Middlesex Pool
Please note that starting June 25, 2014 ? The access road behind Middlesex HS will be closed. Families should use 2 nd street off of Route 28 to enter the High School parking lot
May 15, 2014 - Metro at the Bridgewater YMCA on Saturday 5/17
Metro Swim Shop will be at the Bridgewater YMCA this Saturday, May 17th for the first distribution from 9:00 am - 12:00pm. Please make every effort to stop by if you need to pick up an order from th...
May 1, 2014 - Long Course Fitting on May 3rd
We are fortunate to have the Metro swim shop come to us at the Bridgewater YMCA on Saturday, May 3rd from 8:45-12:45pm. Click her for order form from Metro which contains training gear, team suit,...
Mar 31, 2014 - LIVE STREAMING VIDEO-YMCA SHORT COURSE NATIONALS
Link below to the live streaming video, from Greensboro, North Carolina where our YMCA National Team will be competing this week! You will also find heat sheets, photos, and on demand video links on ...
Mar 24, 2014 - SVY State Team Gets Some Press
Check out NJ.com's article by clicking this link Congrats again to all on our 5th consecutive NJ YMCA State title! GO SVY!!!!
Mar 17, 2014 - SVY Golf Outing May 12, 2014
Please see the attached brochure for information about the SVY Golf Outing. Reserve soon ... space is filling up! Not a golfer? Please join us for dinner.
Mar 14, 2014 - REAL TIME RESULTS FROM JO'S
Below is a link for the real time results at JO's...... REAL TIME RESULTS
Mar 11, 2014 - SVY - 2014 NJYMCA State Champions!
After combining the results from the 12/Under and 13/Over NJYMCA State Championship meets over the past two weekends, SVY has once again won the overall team title! This is our 5th consecutive title ...
Mar 8, 2014 - REAL TIME RESULTS FROM YMCA 13 & OVER STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
The link below will take you to the Red Bank website which is posting real time results from the 13 & Over Championships out at Frankln & Marshall. REAL TIME RESULTS
Feb 28, 2014 - YMCA 12 & UNDER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP LIVE MEET RESULTS
Below is a link to live results for the YMCA 12 & Under State Championships taking place at Ocean County YMCA this weekend. Good luck to all our swimmers attending! LIVE MEET RESULTS
Feb 21, 2014 - Congratulations to Y Silver Swimmers
Congratulations to ALL on our 6 th consecutive NJ Y Silvers Championship! As a team, we finished 1 st in the 9-10 Girls, 9-10 Boys, 15-18 Boys, and obviously the overall combined score. SVY broke ...
Feb 14, 2014 - Y Silvers 14/Under Practice Fri 2/14
All 14/Under Y Silvers swimmers who were originally in Friday events have practice from 3:00-4:00 PM at Bridgewater. All other swimmers (including those Y Silver swimmers NOT originally in Friday...
Feb 13, 2014 - Y Silvers and weather
A note from the YMCA Silvers Meet Director: We realize everyone is waiting for information in regard to the YMCA Silver Championships scheduled to begin tomorrow afternoon. At this time, we are going ...
Feb 13, 2014 - FRIDAY SILVERS SESSION RESCHEDULED TO MONDAY
To All Parents of Y Silver swimmers: We have just been informed by the host team that the Friday session has been rescheduled to Monday morning (see below). We understand that this may cause a har...
Feb 3, 2014 - ALL PRACTICES CANCELED MONDAY 2/3
The Somerset Valley YMCA is closing at 12:00 PM today due to the snowstorm, therefore all team practices are CANCELLED. Stay warm and safe out there!
Jan 29, 2014 - Hillsborough Hop 2014
HILLSBOROUGH HOP 2014 On May 31, 2014, SVY will be holding the 14 th annual Hillsborough Hop which is a yearly 5K run. Our own coach Adele has been organizing this event since it?s inception! Start...
Jan 25, 2014 - SVY Swim Notes extended until January 29.
The SVY Swim Notes/Wristband event has been extended until January 29. Download Flyer Download Order Form
Jan 21, 2014 - ALL PRACTICES CANCELED TUESDAY 1/21
ALL SVY swim team and Sand Sharks practices for Tuesday, 1/21 have been CANCELED due to the escalating weather conditions. The Somerset Valley YMCA will be closing branch-wide at 3:00 PM today and wi...
Jan 2, 2014 - UPDATED WORK ASSIGNMENTS-NEW YEARS SPLASH
Final work assignments have been posted for the New Years Splash this weekend. The final work assignments have been linked below. PARENT WORK ASSIGNMENTS
Dec 29, 2013 - Parent Work Assignments New Years Splash
Below you will find the link for the Work Assignments for the New Years Splash meet to be held at RVCC January 3-5, 2014. Please review the assignments and report times. Some families that were o...
Dec 16, 2013 - CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR USA JUNIOR NATIONAL TEAM
Congratulations to our USA Junior National Team swimmers Zack Warner, Bradley Zdriok, Matt Chu, Lindsay Temple, Katrina Kuhn, and Holly Christensen who all competed down in Greensboro, North Carolina ...
Dec 13, 2013 - UPDATES FOR WEEKEND MEETS DUE TO THE WEATHER
Parents - we will post all updates due to weather here for all meets this weekend so that the information is in one spot. Stay safe this weekend. SNOWFLAKE MINI MEET Please advise your parents to pa...
Dec 11, 2013 - LIVE STREAMING VIDEO-USA JUNIOR NATIONALS
Below is a link to the live streaming video and heat sheets for our 6 swimmers, Holly Christensen, Katrina Kuhn, Lindsey Temple, Zack Warner, Bradley Zdroik, and Matt Chu who are attending USA Junior ...
Dec 10, 2013 - MODIFIED PRACTICE SCHEDULE FOR TUESDAY 12/10
In lieu of the recent snow and school cancellations, and in the best interest of getting as many families off the roads early before they freeze as possible, we will be operating with the below modifi...
Dec 10, 2013 - SWIM NEWS SPLASH!! USA SC JUNIOR NATIONALS
Six of our swimmers, Holly Christensen, Matt Chu, Katrina Kuhn, Lindsay Temple, Zack Warner, Brad Zdroik , have made qualifying cuts and will be representing the SVY team at the USA Short Course ...
Dec 9, 2013 - Thank you SVY Families!
A big thank you to all of our SVY families who donated to our SHIP program and helped families in need enjoy the holidays a little bit more. As we prepare for an important meet weekend for the swimme...
Nov 29, 2013 - Holiday SHIP Program Update & Gift Cards
We are almost there! SVY has adopted a record 145 children, so far! There are still 3 children who need to be adopted. If you are interested in adopting any of them, please email EllenSande...
Nov 22, 2013 - 2013 Winter Break Training Schedule
Hello SVY Families, Below is our winter break training schedule. All regular practices are canceled and the schedule below is the one to follow from 12/23 until we resume our regular practice schedul...
Nov 20, 2013 - Final Details on the SVY/SHIP Holiday Program
Be An Angel... Adopt a child (or more) from the SVY/SHIP Holiday Gift Program! We still have 17 children that need to be adopted this year (and a huge thank you to all who have already adopted ...
Nov 14, 2013 - SVY/SHIP Holiday Gift Program
The 2013 SVY/SHIP Holiday Gift Program is coming soon! We have been asked to "adopt" a record number of children in-need this year (150+). Many of these children live with foster families, relat...
Oct 24, 2013 - USA Scholastic All American Team
Congratulations to the following swimmers SVY Swimmers that qualified for the 2012-2013 USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team! Jessica Ambrose ? Hunterdon Central HS Matt Chu ? St Peter?s Prep Da...
Oct 22, 2013 - Dual Meet Work Assignments 10/26/13
SVY Families- The Dual Meet Assignments for 10/26/13 are posted on the Dual Meet page of the website (Events/Dual Meets). Please check the assignments. There have been some modifications and many ...
Oct 17, 2013 - Change in Warmup Time for Girls Blue Meet Saturday 10/19
There has been a change in the warmup time for the Girls Blue meet this Saturday vs. the Meadowlands YMCA. THE NEW WARMUP TIME IS 3:30 PM. Also, please be aware that the Meadowlands YMCA holds their...
Oct 16, 2013 - HOTEL INFO FOR TRAVEL & CHAMPIONSHIP MEETS
Although we are only one month in the pool and have just had our first meet, Championship season will be upon us before we know it. Hotel info for the Championship meets and travel meets is being add...
Oct 7, 2013 - Rob Rynone Wins Coach of the Year
Congratulations to Rob Rynone, 13-14 Head Age Group Coach, who won NJ Swimming's Age Group Coach of the Year Award for 2012-13!
Oct 4, 2013 - WINTER TRAINING TRIP
Edit 11th Annual SVY Training Trip San Diego Winter Training Trip Meeting. Wednesday Oct 16, 6:30 PM at the Bridgewater Y. STRONGLY ADVISE First time parents attend. Will discuss goals/expectation...
Sep 25, 2013 - UPDATES FOR VOLUNTEER POINT SYSTEM
SVY Families, Below you will find a link with the information concerning our volunteer point system for the 2013-2014 winter season. Please read the entire attachment in addition to this email. We?d...
Sep 11, 2013 - SAND SHARKS PRACTICE CANCELED TONIGHT 9/11
Due to a campus-wide power outage at RVCC, Sand Sharks 1 and 2 practice will be canceled for this evening. Sand Sharks practice will begin on Sunday.
Sep 10, 2013 - CALLING FOR SVY OFFICIALS
Hello SVY Families, Please see the attached flyer (linked below) if you are interested in becoming a YMCA swim official, and contact Jim Temple at james.temple@nsn.com with your intentions and any oth...
Sep 3, 2013 - SVY ANNUAL PICNIC
The 2013 SVY welcome back picnic is rapidly approaching, The date is Sunday September 22, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. The picnic will be held at the Bridgewater Family YMCA Picnic area and grounds...
Aug 28, 2013 - SVY BOWLING PARTY
Our 5th annual bowling party is scheduled for Monday, October 14, Columbus Day. Please join us for a fun two game team bonding event that is also an opportunity for us to support all of our National T...
Aug 12, 2013 - SVY Getting Some Press
SVY's Y National Team made today's Bridgewater Patch. Follow this link to read all about it!
Aug 12, 2013 - SVY Team Suits and Gear
Dear SVY Parents and Swimmers, It is that time of the year to begin ordering our winter team suit, team caps and practice gear. The Ultimate Swim Shop in Metuchen has set a great link on out websit...
Aug 6, 2013 - SVY finishes 3rd at YMCA Nationals, Matt Donovan voted Coach of the Meet
Somerset Valley YMCA put the finishing touches on an amazing long course season with the National Team finishing 3rd overall at YMCA Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia! The Men's and Women's teams also to...
Aug 5, 2013 - SVY SWIMMERS COMPETE AT USA JUNIOR NATIONALS
Congratulations to our SVY swimmers LIndsay Temple, Holly Christensen, Katrina Kuhn, Jessica Ambrose, Bradley Zdroik, Dylan Sali, Zack Warner, and Joseph Delbuono who will be competing in the USA Juni...
Jul 28, 2013 - LIVE FROM Y NATS!
The link below will take you to heat sheets, live streaming video, and results for all 5 days of YMCA Nationals. Follow the SVY team during their journey in Atlanta! SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Monday Finals ...
Jul 26, 2013 - REAL TIME RESULTS FOR JO'S
Real time results for Long Course JO's can be found below..... http://www.ultimateswimmeets.com/NJJuniorOlympicsLCM/2013/RTR/
Jul 1, 2013 - FOOD DONATIONS FOR JULY INVITE
This Message is from our Hospitality Team: In preparation for the upcoming SVY hosted meet at Rutgers, we are once again looking for a few parents to demonstrate their SVY team spirit. Last year we h...
Jun 27, 2013 - CAR WASH CANCELLED!
Unfortunately we have to cancel the Car Wash for this Sunday. There was not enough support to run it. We will re-evaluate the effort and hope to ahve one in late August. Thank you,
Jun 26, 2013 - LC ZONE APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE
The USA Zone application is now available to all USA registered swimmers who would like to apply for Zones. All eligible swimmers must achieve the Long Course Zone Qualifying Time for each event the...
Jun 18, 2013 - SVY Car Wash
We are looking for dirty cars and kids to clean! The first SVY Cash Wash of the summer will be held on Sunday June 30th at the Bridgewater Y 9am-12pm. We are looking for swimmers to help man the car...
Jun 13, 2013 - FAMILY FUN NIGHT AT FUDDRUCKERS!
Family Fun Night Out is once again scheduled for June 20th at Fuddruckers in Bridgewater! Bring the family, give mom a night off of cooking, and visit with the our SVY family while you dine! A porti...
May 24, 2013 - A SHOUT OUT TO COACH MATT AND THE GALLAGHER BROTHERS!
A SHOUT OUT TO COACH MATT AND THE GALLAGHER BROTHERS! Congratulations are in order to Coach Matt who was featured in the May edition of Swimming World magazine this month for the growth of our program...
May 12, 2013 - SVY Scholastic All American Qualifiers
The following swimmers qualify for the USA Scholastic All American by meeting the qualifying time criteria. Holly Christenson, Julieyanna Parker, Katrina Kuhn, Lindsay Temple, Rachel Stoddard, Jessic...
May 7, 2013 - BRIDGEWATER POOL CLOSED TONIGHT 5/7
The Bridgewater pool is closed tonight (5/7) for pump repairs, therefore all regularly scheduled swim team practices are CANCELED. This effects the following group practices: Gold 2 Senior 2 LC Prep ...
Apr 19, 2013 - NEW WORK COMMITMENT FOR TEAM MEMBERS
Starting with our long course swim season, the SVY swim team will introduce a volunteer tracking system. Details of the tracking system are linked below. Please take the time to read the entire atta...
Apr 18, 2013 - SVY SWIM TEAM 5TH ANNUAL BOWLING PARTY
What: SVY Swim Team 5 th Annual Bowling Party Where: Strike ?N Spare Lanes? (732) 356-0011 380 US Highway 22, Green Brook, NJ 08812 When: Sunday, May 26, 2013 Details: Come join the SVY Swim t...
Apr 4, 2013 - Boys 200 Medley Relay and 400 Medley Relay National Records!
Congratulations to the Boys 200 Medley Team - NEW National Record set by Dylan Sali, Zack Warner, David Chung, and Brad Zdroik at YMCA Nationals on Wednesday night with a time of 1:29.86. The 400 Medl...
Apr 2, 2013 - STREAMING VIDEO, REAL TIME RESULTS, HEAT SHEETS FOR Y NATIONALS
STREAMNG VIDEO REAL TIME RESULTS HEAT SHEETS - WEDNESDAY PRELIMS HEAT SHEETS - WEDNESDAY FINALS HEAT SHEETS - THURSDAY PRELIMS HEAT SHEETS - THRUSDAY FINALS HEAT SHEETS - FRIDAY PRELIMS HEAT SHEETS - ...
Mar 28, 2013 - 4 SVY Swimmers Represented at USA Zones
Congratulations to Allie D'Allegro, Rachel Karen, Juliana Ward, and Christopher Halada for representing NJ at the USA Zone Swimming Championships this week in Webster, NY! A note from our coaching st...
Mar 12, 2013 - SVY - 2013 Y State Champions
Congratulations to all on our fourth consecutive NJ YMCA State Championship! The 13/Overs had an incredibly successful meet, scoring over 2000 points and also finishing 1st place in the 13-14 Girls, ...
Mar 8, 2013 - 13 & OVER Y STATES LIVE RESULTS
View the live results from Y States here! LIVE RESULTS
Mar 8, 2013 - Fri 3/8 March Madness/JO Practice Change
ATTENTION 12/UNDER FAMILIES! All 12/Unders participating in March Madness/JO's who are NOT swimming Friday events at JO's, your practice has been moved to RVCC from 5:15-6:45 PM. As a reminder, there ...
Feb 26, 2013 - SVY Newspaper SHOUT OUTS!
Back by Popular Demand...the 2nd issue of the SVY Headline Newspaper!!! We will be printing the memento newspaper, SVY Headline News that will give the highlights of our awesome 2012-2013 swim season...
Feb 25, 2013 - SVY - 1st Overall at 12/Under Y States
Congratulations to all on an incredible performance at 12/Under Y States, as a team we finished the weekend 1st overall (1251 points) with an 11-12 Girls 1st overall finish and a 9-10 Girls 2nd overa...
Feb 19, 2013 - SVY is 2013 Y Silvers Champions
Congratulations on a 1st place overall team finish at Y Silvers over the weekend! Below are the overall age group finishes. 1st Overall: 11-12 Boys, 13-14 Boys 2nd Overall: 9-10 Girls 3rd Overall: ...
Feb 9, 2013 - Summer SC Team Registration Now Open for Returning Swimmers
Registration is now open for returning swimmers for the summer short course teams, the Hillsborough Hurricanes and Bridgewater Blue Dolphins, and is due by March 15th. See additional details for tr...
Feb 9, 2013 - SNOW STORM TIME TRIALS MEET DETAILS
Y Bronze Championship Swimmers and Parents: As promised, here are the details of the Snow Storm Time Trial. Your coaches met and made their best decisions as to which events to chose for the swimmers ...
Feb 8, 2013 - UPDATES FOR Y BRONZE AND SUMMIT
Due to the weather the Y Bronze South meet scheduled for this weekend at Witherspoon Middle School has been postponed to 2-3 March 2013. More information to follow. The Summit Y has made the decis...
Feb 8, 2013 - ALL PRACTICES CANCELLED TONIGHT
All SVY practices are cancelled for Friday evening, February 8, 2013. Please continue to check the website for potential practice and meet changes tomorrow.
Feb 8, 2013 - SILVER I WHITE PRACTICE CANCELLED TONIGHT!
On Friday, February 8, 2013. Questions please contact Coach Adele at coachadele@gmail.com.
Jan 21, 2013 - Register For Spring Clinics
In addition to the Feb 18th Stroke & Turn Clinic with Head Coach Matt Donovan, in-house and on-line registration will begin on Jan 22 for these new clinics: April Long Course Prep Season Training ...
Jan 21, 2013 - Long Course and Summer Swim Team Try-outs
Tryouts for both the Long Course team and the Hillsborough Hurricanes and Bridgewater Blue Dolphins summer swim teams will be held on April 21, and April 28th. Click here for times and locations...
Jan 12, 2013 - HILLSBOROUGH HOP
Hope 2013 is starting out on the right foot! To help keep you on track with your fitness goals, we are offering you the chance to register for the June 1, 2013 Hillsborough HOP 5K at a discounted rate...
Jan 10, 2013 - Feb 18th Stroke Clinic With Head Coach Matt Donovan
Head Coach Matt Donovan is running stroke clinics for all age groups on February 18th at the Bridgewater Y. Registration is now open for this great opportunity; please click here for details. ...
Dec 6, 2012 - UPDATE FOR SETON HALL SWIMMERS
It has been requested that all spectators park in the campus deck or surrounding parking lots. The parking area surrounding the pool and recreation center will be closed on Saturday. Also please remi...
Dec 4, 2012 - SVY BANQUET April 27, 2013
Save the date for the annual SVY Banquet on April 27, 2013, from 10:30 - 3:30. This year, the banquet will be at the Imperia in Somerset, and will feature a DJ, dancing, and a photo booth. Registrati...
Nov 30, 2012 - Winter Break Practice Schedule
2012 SVY Winter Break Practice Schedule **All other practices for all other groups are as originally scheduled unless otherwise directed by your practice group lead coach. Please direct all group-s...
Nov 20, 2012 - New Invitational Meets Page
The web site now has a page that consolidates all the invitational meets for the season onto one page. It includes links to the meet information, meet entries, pool directions, results, and other rel...
Nov 12, 2012 - Regular Practice Schedule Resumes Today
All four pools are now up and running, so we will resume our regular practice schedule beginning today 11/12
Nov 12, 2012 - IMPORTANT INFO FOR OCY STRONG KIDS INVITE
The Ramada Inn in Toms River is still extremely crowded with the victims of Hurricane Sandy who still don't have power or homes. Because of this.....THE RAMADA WILL ONLY HOLD OUR ROOM BLOCK UNTIL THU...
Nov 9, 2012 - Weekend Practice Schedule
Below is the modified practice schedule for the weekend. As a reminder: the Girls Red dual meet has been moved to SUNDAY at Westfield, 12 PM warm-up. All Girls Red swimmers who have practice on Sund...
Nov 8, 2012 - Rescheduled Girls Red Dual Meet
The Girls Red dual meet against Westfield has been rescheduled for SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH, and will be taking place at Westfield instead of Bridgewater. Warmups will start at 12:00 PM, and the meet s...
Nov 8, 2012 - Friday 11/9 Practice Schedule
The good news is that the trees that were leaning on the power lines at the Bridgewater YMCA are now removed. The bad news is we are still waiting for PSE&G to come reconnect the power lines. So, be...
Nov 7, 2012 - Thursday 11/8 Practice Schedule
We continue to operate at half capacity, with Bridgewater and RVCC pools closed. Below is the practice schedule for tomorrow. Senior 3 - 3:45-5:00 PM at Somerville Gold 3 - 5:00-6:15 PM at Somerville...
Nov 6, 2012 - Wednesday 11/7 Practice Schedule
RVCC/Bridgewater pools are still down tomorrow, so we will be going with the following practice schedule tomorrow: Senior 1/Gold 3 Combo - 4:00-6:00 PM at Hillsborough Silver 1 Blue Combo - 5:30-7:15 ...
Nov 5, 2012 - Tuesday 11/6 Practice Schedule
The Bridgewater/RVCC pools remain closed through tomorrow, however thanks to the continued support of the Hillsborough and Somerville branches our practice schedule goes on. Below is the schedule for...
Nov 4, 2012 - Monday 11/5 Practice Schedule
As of now the Bridgewater/RVCC pools are still closed, however Hillsborough and Somerville branches have continued to step forward to support us in every way they can by offering us extended pool time...
Nov 2, 2012 - ADDITIONAL SUNDAY PRACTICES AT HILLSBOROUGH
The Hillsborough branch is up and running, and they have also stepped forward to help us get some more practices in on Sunday. In ADDITION to our weekend practice schedule at Somerville, the followin...
Nov 1, 2012 - HURRICANE PRACTICE SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEKEND
Please note that both dual meets scheduled for this Saturday are CANCELED. At this point, Somerville is the only branch that is open at SVY, and in that light we will be operating with the following...
Oct 29, 2012 - ALL SVY PRACTICES CANCELED TUESDAY 10/30
SVY/RVCC will remain closed Tuesday, 10/30 therefore all team practices have been CANCELED.
Oct 28, 2012 - ALL SVY PRACTICES CANCELED MONDAY 10/29
SVY will be closed all day Monday due to Hurricane Sanday, therefore all team practices will be canceled. A decision about Tuesday will be made by 6 PM tomorrow.
Oct 18, 2012 - Apparel Pick-up
Hello all, Please note the following dates for our SVY Apparel pick up. No orders can be left at either front desk, so plan to get your order or have someone get it for you at either date. Thanks...
Oct 17, 2012 - Sand Sharks Practices CANCELED Today
The RVCC pool is closed again today (10/17) to finish up with emergency repairs, which unfortunately means that our Sand Sharks 1 and 2 practices for tonight will have to be canceled. We apologize fo...
Oct 16, 2012 - FINAL UPDATE on Tonight's Practices
Good news! Silver 3 and Gold 1 practices WILL BE HELD tonight at Bridgewater. As a reminder, Silver 3 practice will be ending at 8:30 PM. Please also note that Senior 1 practice for tonight has been...
Oct 16, 2012 - UPDATE on 10/16 Bridgewater Practices
Attention SVY Families, Due to the continued closure of the Bridgewater pool for repairs, Senior 2 and Gold 2 practices for this evening have been CANCELED. Gold 2 swimmers should check their emails ...
Oct 15, 2012 - BRIDGEWATER Y POOL CLOSED
The Bridgewater Y pool will be closed starting Tuesday, October 16, 2012, until further notice for emergency repairs. THE ANTICIPATION IS THAT THE Y WILL BE REOPENED IN THE AFTERNOON. Please check...
Oct 10, 2012 - New Parent Meeting
Parents - for those of you new to our SVY Team, there will be a parents meeting held in Bridgewater on Tuesday, October 16th, at 6:30 PM. Basic agenda items will include dual meets vs. invitationals,...
Sep 27, 2012 - Initial 2012 Training Trip Meeting
There will be a preliminary Training Trip meeting on Monday, October 1, 2012 at the Bridgewater YMCA from 6:30-7pm. The annual trip (this year to the Miami / Ft Lauderdale area) is held each winter se...
Sep 16, 2012 - SCHOLASTIC ALL AMERICAN
Congratulations to David Chung, Victor Luo, Jesse Novak, Rachel Stoddard, and Lindsay Temple who have been recognized as Scholastic All-American for the 2011-2012 school year. Swimmers must have main...
Aug 28, 2012 - Tryout results in the mail!
ATTENTION PROSPECTIVE SWIMMERS AND FAMILIES! If your son or daughter attended an SVY team tryout, you will receive notification about results shortly. All tryout letters were put in the mail yesterda...
Aug 26, 2012 - First SVY Car Wash a Success
I would like to thank everyone who came out to help at the car wash yesterday or who brought their car for a wash. We raised over $700 and had a great time. we had volunteers from age 6 to parents w...
Aug 14, 2012 - SVY JUNIORS TEAM SWIMS IN FINALS TONIGHT
Speedo Junior Nationals Swimmers, Coaches, Parents and Fans- Get everything you need for complete Juniors coverage including news, results, bios and LIVE stream of prelims and finals with Deck Pass Pl...
Aug 12, 2012 - JUNIOR NATIONALS
USA Junior Nationals will be taking place Monday - Friday, August 13-17, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. SVY individual competitiors include Victor Luo, Dylan Sali, Lindsay Temple, and Rachel Stoddar...
Aug 10, 2012 - EASTERN ZONES
Eastern Zones is taking place at the University of Richmond. Click here to watch our NJ Swimmers as well as our SVY swimmers perform live! SVY competitiors include Elizabeth Borges, Megan Bull, Em...
Jul 28, 2012 - YMCA National Champion 400 Medley Relay Video
Our boys 400 medley relay won the YMCA national title last night down in Georgia, breaking the national record by over 3 seconds. If you would like to see the boys (lane 5) follow this link: http://...
Jul 27, 2012 - MEN'S YMCA LC NATIONAL RECORD SET BY BOYS ON THE 40O MEDLEY RELAY
The 400 medley relay of Dylan Sali, Zack Warner, Jeff Donovin, and Bradley Zdroik set a new YMCA National Record and won the 400 Medley relay at Nationals tonight. The boys shattered the old record...
Jul 24, 2012 - RACHEL STODDARD YMCA NATIONAL CHAMPION
Congratulations to Rachel Stoddard YMCA Long Course National Champion in the 50 Breaststroke! She swam the winning time in a 33.63.....way to go Rachel!
Jul 23, 2012 - 2012 LC Nationals Start today
National start today! If you would like to watch our swimmers in action here is the link to the live streaming video from Atlanta. Go SVY! Video Broadcast Link (Click link) Link to the video streami...
Jul 19, 2012 - Olympics 2012: Return home put life back in Hillsborough-native Mike Vernoia's s
Read this article from NJ.Com on Mike Vernoia's Olympic Trial experience.
Jul 18, 2012 - Psych Sheets Posted for YMCA Nationals
Please visit the YMCA National Swimming & Diving website to see how your fellow teammates are seeded for Nationals! Psych Sheet
Jul 18, 2012 - 12 & Under Silver/Bronze Makeups
Parents - as you all know certain events did not run at the 12 & Under Silver/Bronze meet last weekend due to thunderstorms. The events that had the issues with the weather were events 70-76. FOR TH...
Jun 25, 2012 - U.S. Olympic Trials Start today!
Please watch our own Mike Vernoia as he chases his Olympic dream. He is swimming today and tomorrow. Today he is swimming the 400 free, it is event 3 and he is seeded 45th. Tomorrow he is in event...
Jun 12, 2012 - Winter Team Tryouts Schedule
Winter team try-outs are scheduled for July 22, August 12, and Aug 19. Click here for times and locations.
Jun 12, 2012 - Summer and Fall Stroke Clinic Schedule
SVY is offering the following Stroke Clinics during the summer and fall for 2012: August 6 - 23, ages 6-12 at Hillsborough YMCA August 6 - 23, ages 6-12 at Bridgewater YMCA August 6 - 16, ages 6-14 at...
Jun 5, 2012 - Updated Summer LC Practice Schedule
Attached is the updated 2012 LC Summer Practice schedule for the team. Please note that the schedule begins now on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 . As noted on the updated schedule, if you are still in ...
May 31, 2012 - SVY Nutrition Meeting
Here at SVY, the coaching staff takes great pride in developing our athletes into the best PEOPLE they can be, not just the best swimmers. When an SVY swimmer moves on to college, it is our goal to h...
May 30, 2012 - SVY Swimming - Navy Seals Challenge
For those of you who were unaware, 38 of our 13 and older swimmers took part in the USA Swimming/Navy Seals Challenge on Sunday, May 20 at the Hillsborough YMCA. Our Marketing Manager, Bev McCarron, ...
May 12, 2012 - SVY SWIMMERS QUALIFY FOR SCHOLASTIC ALL AMERICAN
The following swimmers qualify for the USA Scholastic All American by meeting the qualifying time criteria. Jacquelynn Parker, Katrina Kuhn, Lindsay Temple, Rachel Stoddard, Jeff Donovin, Jesse Novak...
Apr 30, 2012 - NJ Swimming Senior Scholarship
NJ Swimming will be offering four $1250.00 scholarships to NJ Swimming registered seniors. Applications are due by May 15, 2012. Please see link below for additional info. NJ SWIMMING SENIOR SCHOL...
Apr 26, 2012 - 2012 YMCA High Performance Camp in Fort Lauderdale
After many years of operating this camp at the end of the Long Course Season, the YMCA of the USA Competitive Swimming Coaches Advisory Executive Committee felt this experience may better serve our at...
Apr 15, 2012 - SVY Alumni Association
We are excited to announce the formation of the SVY Alumni Association. This association is open to all former SVY swim mers & parents and friends of the program. The primary goal for this association...
Apr 15, 2012 - Swordfish Scoop - Mar/Apr 2012 Issue
The latest edition includes Coach's Corner from Coach Dan, graduating seniors, and 13 Steps to Being a Winning Parent. Swordfish Scoop Issue 15
Apr 14, 2012 - Congratulations to the National Team
The following swimmes and relays placed in the top 20 at YMCA Nationals this year. Top 10 came in the A final, while 11-20 placed in the B consolation final. All events below scored points for our t...
Apr 5, 2012 - Reminder - 2012 Annual Team SVY Banquet Information
2012 Annual Team SVY Banquet Come one, come all to the 2012 Annual Team SVY Banquet. The banquet will be held at the Bridgewater Marriott on Saturday, April 21st from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. Click h...
Apr 1, 2012 - Real Time results for YMCA Nationals
Real Time Results for YMCA SC Nationals held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greenboro, North Carolina Real Time Results Please go to the meet listing for live video, session timelines, psych sh...
Mar 28, 2012 - Real Time Results for SC Zones
SVY Swimming has 9 swimmers competing in the USA Eastern SC Zones meet March 29-31, 2012. Real time results are linked below. Zone Results
Mar 19, 2012 - State Championship Article on myCentralJersey.com
2012 NJ State Championship Article on myCentralJersey.com Click here to go to the article on myCentralJersey.com to read about SVY's THREEPEAT!! Click here for a printable copy Sorry link was incorr...
Mar 12, 2012 - Make Your Swimmer, Coach or Parent a "Headliner"
Make Your Swimmer, Coach or Parent A "Headliner" Here's your chance to shout out to a swimmer, coach or parent your appreciation for thier help or congratulations on an accomplishment. Click here ...
Mar 12, 2012 - Three-peat Champions!
TEAM SVY WINS OUR THIRD STRAIGHT NJ YMCA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE 2010, 2011 & 2012 9/10 Girls won second place 11/12 Girls won first place 13/14 Boys and Girls won first place 15/18 Boys won fi...
Mar 8, 2012 - 2012 Spring Swim Clinics
2012 Spring Swim Clinics Fine tune your strokes or starts and turns to shave that fraction of a second off your best times or swim to just stay in shape until the summer season starts. Click here (...
Mar 7, 2012 - Volunteer for Special Olympics Sectionals Swim Meet - Now Fully Staffed
Update as of March 7th: Thank you to the 20 SVY swimmers who have graciously volunteered to help out at the Special Olympics Sectional competition in April. At this time, we will be placing those of ...
Mar 1, 2012 - Upcoming Summer Team Try-Outs in April
Click here to see details on upcoming Summer swim team try-out dates.
Feb 24, 2012 - 12 & Under Y State Champs - Realtime Results
Click here for real time results to the 12 & Under YMCA State Championships
Feb 20, 2012 - Annual YMCA Strong Kids Campaign
Team SVY, On February 3, 2011, the Somerset Valley YMCA kicked off its annual fundraising event, the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign, at the Bridgewater Y. Many team members attended the event to learn mor...
Feb 18, 2012 - SVY vs. HCY Dual Meet
13 & Over Swimmers attening the SVY vs. HCY dual meet, Sunday, February 19, 2012.....warmups 10:00 AM, meet start 11:00 AM....location RVCC
Feb 15, 2012 - 2012 Long Course Policy
2012 Long Course Policy Click here for the 2012 SVY Long Course Policy (Revised 02.16.12) for all long course swimmers , as well as the application process for ONLY the 12 and Unders (age as of...
Feb 14, 2012 - Somerset Patriots Volunteer Training
Are you planning to help out this year? We are always in need of trained pourers. The Patriots/Centerplate will be holding training dates the ballpark on March 26th, March 28th, and April 2nd, all s...
Feb 14, 2012 - Have You Received Your New Web Site Login?
Web site logins have been sent to all active accounts. If you have not received your login, please use the Contact Us option to let us know.
Feb 10, 2012 - YMCA Outstanding Scholar Athlete Award
The NJ YMCA Committee is offering a $500.00 scholarship to one male and one female senior swimming athlete in the state of New Jersey. Please click here for the attached document outlining all qu...
Feb 6, 2012 - SVY Family Cook Book
Pre-order your limited edition SVY Family Cook Book, "SVY Cooks: Eat To Compete" now. Below is the link for the order form. Please copy the form to your computer. Once copied to your computer, fil...
Jan 31, 2012 - Swordfish Scoop - Jan/Feb 2012 Issue
The latest edition includes Coach's Corner from Head Coach Matt with a look back at the team "plan" from 2004, 5 Steps to Being a Good Teammate,an Energy Cookie Recipe, and a parent's perspective of t...
Jan 17, 2012 - Somerset Patriots Fundraiser - Save the Dates
Yes folks, it's that time of year again where you can help SVY raise some funds by volunteering to work at Patriots Stadium at the food stands. Come help out and fry a finger (chicken finger that is!!...
Jan 17, 2012 - 2012 Starts and Turns Clinic
A starts and turns clinic will be held on Monday, February 20th at the Bridgewater Family Y. Registration began on Saturday, January 14th. Click here to see the flyer with all the details.
Jan 12, 2012 - Training Trip Most Memorable Moments
SVY 2011 Training Trip in Key Largo, Florida My most memorable moment ? It was so much fun to go to the boats and go snorkeling on day 5. The trip has been the best one I have been on over the past 3...
Jan 11, 2012 - Mindsport Competitive Swim Clinic
MINDSPORT presents a competitive swim clinic designed to integrate physical and mental training to best prepare swimmers for competition. The clinic will begin on March 19th and end April 14th. !! Cli...
Dec 20, 2011 - The Sand Shark Team
If you've ever wondered why we have a "pre-team" here at SVY, well look no further than Miss Mara Valenzuela. Click here to see Mara's college swimming news and profile from Bryant University. A recen...
Nov 30, 2011 - SVY/SHIP Holiday Gift Program Drop-Off Schedule
It's not too late to participate in the 2011 SVY/SHIP Holiday Gift Program! If you are interested in participating but did not originally sign up, please feel free to drop off a Target gift card ...
Nov 28, 2011 - Swordfish Scoop - Nov/Dec 2011 Issue
The latest edition includes Coach's Corner from Coach Dan, nutritional tips, and a healtyhy holiday snack recipe. Sworfish Scoop Issue 13
Nov 28, 2011 - Updates Posted to Championship Meets
Dates and locations were updated for the USA Championships for all age groups and for the YMCA 8 & Under championship meets. See the Meet Info for details.
Nov 28, 2011 - Meet Sign Outs
Coaches are currently working on entries for the Princeton Invite and the 14 and Under Age Group Championships. If your swimmer has a conflict for either of these meets please email your practice grou...
Nov 21, 2011 - Final Training Trip Parent Meeting - Dec 12th
The final parent meeting will be on Monday, December 12th, at 6:15 pm at the Bridgewater Y.
Nov 15, 2011 - A Note From Coach Matt and Coach BG to the Sand Shark Team
Dear Swimmers and Families, Congratulations on the progress you have made over these past eight weeks! We are pleased with the success you have achieved towards meeting the goals and expectations set...
Nov 15, 2011 - 7th Annual Team SVY Alumni Meet
All SVY alumni swimmers are welcome to come back and swim in the 7th Annual Alumni Meet. It will be held at the Bridgewater Family Y on Saturday, November 26th. Warm-up is at 4:30 pm, and the meet sta...
Nov 15, 2011 - Gobble Gobble Meet Rescheduled
The Gobble Gobble meet at the Ocean County Y has been rescheduled for Sunday, November 27th. If your swimmer is now available to swim or now not available please contact your practice coach and meet s...
Nov 10, 2011 - Team SVY Scholastic All-American Swimmers
Congratulations to the 2011 Team SVY Scholastic All-American Swimmers. This is the largest group to achieve this status in one year in the history of Team SVY. David Chung Hillsborough HS Sean Johnson...
Nov 10, 2011 - 2011 - 2012 Team Captains
Alycia Noe - BR HS Jacquelynn Parker - Hills HS Rachel Stoddard - Hills HS Dana Yu - BR HS David Chung - Hills HS Jeff Donovin - Pway HS Kevin Hong - Rutgers Prep Victor Luo - BR HS
Nov 10, 2011 - EMAC Fall Invitational Meet
Click here for the link to the EMAC Invitational Meet web page with the session times and psyche sheets
Nov 10, 2011 - Congratulations to Victor Luo and Sean Johnson
Congratulations to Victor Luo and Sean Johnson for representing Team SVY at the Junior Nationals in August. Also congratulations to SVY alumni, Mike Vernoia , for qualifying for the Olympic Trials in ...
Sep 26, 2011 - 9th Annual SVY Training Trip
The final parent meeting will be on Monday, December 12th, at 6:00 pm at the Bridgewater Y. There are still a few spots remaining!! Contact Coach Matt or Gary Kucsan (kucsangm@umdnj.edu) For those a...
Sep 23, 2011 - If you are not receiving emails from the team or your swimmer's group coach
If you are not receiving emails from the team or your swimmer's group coach please contact your practice group coach directly and let them know so your correct email can be added to the appropriate em...