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Nov 18, 2020 - ALL TEAM ACTIVITIES SUSPENDED
Due to the new Tier 3 mitigation guidelines 11/17 will be the last night of group swim practice until further notice. Team members will receive a pro-rated credit on their account for the remainder of...
Oct 12, 2019 - Meet Recap - Belvidere Dual 10/12/19
Meet Recap - Belvidere Dual 10/12/19 Meet Participation 45/109 (41%) Best Times 40/45 (89%) !!! DQ’s – 10 (2 Back, 5 Breast, 1 Fly, 2 IM) Special Mention: William Neumann dropped 19.11 seconds in ...
Sep 28, 2019 - Meet Recap - Sage Pentathlon 9/28/19
Sage Pentathlon September 28, 2019 Meet Participation 21/92 (23%) Best Times 14/21 (67%) Team Scores Sage YMCA Piranhas - 3,689 YMCA of Rock River Valley Stingrays - 405 Foglia YMCA - 93 Top 3 F...
Dec 28, 2018 - Coach Anne's 1650 Challenge 2018
Coach Anne's 1650 Challenge 2018 Good swims! We will have to work on keeping our caps and googles on. Maybe caps with straps. :) I...
Dec 13, 2018 - Breaststroke pull
Breaststroke pull subitted by coach Dave T. https://youtu.be/1mT6yTeMEbY
Nov 30, 2018 - Underwater dolphin kicking
Underwater dolphin kicking submitted by Coach Dave T. https://youtu.be/bu1SVg2zW_k
Nov 14, 2018 - Meet Recap Dixon
Meet Recap: Dixon About 30 Stingrays swam to a win against Dixon and Freeport last Saturday at the Dixon Y. Standout swims included Max Labak’s 200 IM and Molly Ryan’s 500 free; both dropped a lot of ...
Nov 14, 2018 - Hand entry for freestyle. admitted by coach Dave T.
https://youtu.be/aBXnRHVeNKo
Nov 6, 2018 - Lucky Duck Invite 2018
Meet Recap: Lucky Duck Invite Awesome job to our 10&under swimmers at Lucky Duck! A total of 44 Stingrays participated, and we placed 3 rd out of 7 teams with 61 points. Quite a few Rays achieved q...
Sep 29, 2018 - Meet Recap: Sage Pentathlon
Sage Pentathlon 2018 The Sage Pentathlon was a great first meet of the season! This meet came up quickly, but it allowed us to get a "baseline" as to where we are at with our strengths, and where we n...
Sep 25, 2018 - "Swim Down Hill" Technique from Coach Dave T.
Please see the first of many drill / technique videos from the coaching staff! Please show your swimmers! Hey Stingrays, Coach Dave T. here. I am new to the Stingray coaching staff, but have been ...
Aug 16, 2018 - Homepage Text
WELCOME TO THE RAYS! YMCA of Rock River Valley Stingrays Swim Team The YMCA Stingrays Swim Team is a year-round competitive swim team committed to supporting the mission, vision, and values of the YMC...
Feb 25, 2018 - RECORD BREAKER! E. ROXWORTHY
RECORD BREAKER! Congratulations to Ella Roxworthy on breaking the 10 & Under 200 Freestyle RAYS Record with a time of 2:22.01 at Time Trials on February 25th!
Feb 10, 2018 - RECORD BREAKER! U. KOCH
RECORD BREAKER! Congratulations to Ursula Koch on breaking the 12 & Under 1650 Freestyle RAYS Record with a time of 19:54.79 at Illinois Valley on February 10!
Feb 10, 2018 - RECORD BREAKER! B. KILEY
RECORD BREAKER! Congratulations to Bryn Kiley on breaking the 14 & Under 1000 Freestyle RAYS Record with a time of 11:30.75 at Illinois Valley on February 10!
Jan 21, 2018 - Meet Recap: David Wolf Invitational
Meet Recap: David Wolf Invitational The David Wolf invite was an early morning long day meet. Our swimmers swam different events than they are accustomed to. Although it was a long day we still had ...
Jan 20, 2018 - RECORD BREAKER! M. RYAN
RECORD BREAKER! Congratulations to Molly Ryan on breaking the 12 & Under 200 Backstroke RAYS Record with a time of 2:25.62 at Dekalb on January 20!
Jan 20, 2018 - Meet Recap: Rays vs. DCST
Meet Recap: Rays vs. DCST The meet vs Dekalb was a great meet to see all the hard work that has been in put in. The score was Dekalb 1624 Rays 839. We had 45 swimmers compete with Dekalb’s 98 swimme...
Jan 13, 2018 - Meet Recap: Rays vs. Sage, Elgin
Meet Recap: Rays vs. Sage, Elgin We had another strong day of swimming at the sage meet. We took third against Sage 7506 who had 149 swimmers swim and Elgin 1338.5 who had 34 swimmers swim. We had...
Jan 6, 2018 - Meet Recap: Rays vs. ILVY
Meet Recap: Rays vs. ILVY We had a great meet against Illinois Valley. The final team scores were Ray’s 744 and Illinois Valley 544. We had many great swims and handed out 44 best time buttons. We ...
Dec 15, 2017 - RAYS Mentioned in Rockford Register Star
"Hitched: Swim team is about learning, having fun and a special lifeguard" By Dorothy and Brian Wallheimer Posted Dec 15, 2017 on rrstar.com Just a few weeks ago, our girls took part in their first sw...
Dec 9, 2017 - Meet Recap: Barb Wire Invitational
Meet Recap: Barb Wire Invitational Number of Swimmers: 21 In total our swimmers swam 78 events... out of those 78 our swimmers saw best times in 42 events. The most best times goes to Matthew Dolan...
May 9, 2016 - Personalized Team Caps
We will be offering the opportunity for families to purchase personalized caps for their swimmers. This year we are offering Latex caps for $14 or Silicon for $28 with the same team cap design. You ca...
May 4, 2016 - Level 2 Officials Training Course
Interested in upgrading your officials liscense? There is a level 2 trianing in Naperville June 12th. Please see the information below if you are interested. The team covers the cou...
May 4, 2016 - Administrative Officials Clinic
Interested in learning the administrative side of officiating, staying a little dryer, and helping out at the scoring table at meets, then becoming and Administrative Official is for you! Please se...
Apr 21, 2016 - CHANGE: Summer Practice Schedule
Apr 18, 2016 - Summer Officials Trainings
Jan 4, 2016 - Regionals Hotel Info
Nov 10, 2015 - Swim-a-lap
Oct 23, 2015 - STATE HOTEL INFO
Potential State Qualifiers, The hotels in the area have been instructed to direct parents/families to make hotel reservations through the Vistor's B ureau. Hotels are already filling up so please mak...
Sep 22, 2015 - New Team Suits!
New Team Suits In keeping with our goals of swimming - and looking - like a unified team, all swimmers will be required to wear our NEW team suit at home and away meets. It is a sapphire blue Spee...
Aug 31, 2015 - 2015 -2016 Team Registration Form
All new and current team members must complete a registration form and return it to the member service center or the yellow stingray box on the pool deck.
Aug 31, 2015 - Personalized Cap Order Form
DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED! GET YOUR PERSONALIZED CAPS! This year personalized team caps will be availabe for purchase! Each order cost $24 and consists of two identical silicone caps. Complete an...
Apr 22, 2015 - Swim Team Registration Form
Registration Form
Oct 22, 2014 - Early Bird T-shirt Pre-Order
Early Bird T-shirt and Hoodie Pre-order Form.
Oct 22, 2014 - 2014 - 15 Season Time Standards
Illinois Northwest District YMCA Time Standards 2014-15 Midwest Regional Swim Meet Qualifying Times 2015