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Dec 11, 2019 - Practice Adjustments 12/13-12/22
Friday 12/13 Age Group 1-5 : AG5 & AG4 will swim 6:30-7:30pm. No AG1 or AG3 practice. Any AG1/AG3 swimmers will practice with AG2, and AG2 will swim for only an hour from 6:30-7:30pm at Drew. 13/ol...
Dec 9, 2019 - No Dryland Until January
Due to taper meets, there will be no dryland until January. We will restart on Thursday, January 2nd with the regular schedule.
Dec 2, 2019 - Practice Canceled at LHY
The Y will be closing at 4pm, therefore there will be no practice at LHY. All practices for today, including at Drew are canceled. Be safe and enjoy the evening!
Nov 23, 2019 - Thanksgiving Schedule
Regular practice through Tuesday except AG4 will swim 7:30-8:30pm @ LHY. On Wednesday, 11/27 @ LHY (Drew not available) 5:30-6:30: SR2 6:30-7:30: AG5/AG1/AG2 (dryland SR3 & SR4 6:30-7:20) 7:30-8:30: ...
Nov 22, 2019 - California Beach Hut Moving Down The Street
CBH will be closed tomorrow, 11/23 through 11/28 and hopes to reopen on 11/29 at their new location 21 Broadway, Denville. If you anticipate needing anything, within the week, please stop in today!
Nov 18, 2019 - A Night of Conversation
This is a free event for anyone to attend. Please feel free to share with friends, family, and colleagues. It's a great resource! A Night of Conversation
Oct 27, 2019 - Practice Changes This Week
Thursday, 10/31: Regular practice for 13/olders ( Sr2/3/4 ). No practice for Super Squad 1 & 2 Friday, 11/1: Senior 1 & 2 swimmers not at Turkey Meet will practice with Senior 3 & Junior 1 f...
Oct 10, 2019 - Team Clothing Pickup @ Big/Little Meet & Greet
Kathy Markowitz has informed us that the team clothing that you ordered will be ready for pickup on Sunday, Oct 13 at the Big/Little Meet & Greet! Please be sure to see Kathy on Sunday.
Sep 29, 2019 - White Team Wins!
Great job by all swimmers, coaches, and volunteers today! A lot of team spirit was demonstrated. White and Blue duked it out with spirit points, but in the end White Team won the BGW of 2019! Way to...
Sep 25, 2019 - Clothing & Used Household Items Collection Drive
Please support our LHY National Swim Team in their fundraising efforts with a used clothing and household items drive. Please see the flyer below to learn about what you are able to donate. Please s...
Sep 21, 2019 - Blue Green White Teams
Swimmers are now assigned to a color for Sunday at the BGW Meet. They should wear their team color for the day. Please, no face paint, hair dye, or body paint as it's not easy to clean up and it's n...
Sep 14, 2019 - Team Clothing Sale Order Form
Please see the order form with photos of clothing items that will be available for sizing at the sale. Each swimmer is required to purchase the "Mandatory Package". Optional items are available as ...
Aug 29, 2019 - LHY Represented @ Eastern Zones Age Group Championships
The 2019 Eastern Zone Long Course Age Group Swimming Championships were contested in Richmond, Virginia August 8-11. Swimmers need to accomplish a qualifying time to earn a spot on the NJ All Star Te...
Aug 29, 2019 - Silver/Bronze Was Gold!
Aug 28, 2019 - LHY Makes A Splash at LC Y Nats
Thirty-nine swimmers from LHY competed in the 2019 Long Course YMCA National Championships at the University of Maryland in College Park. This is the biggest team LHY has sent to LC YNats with only o...
Aug 28, 2019 - LHY Cleans Up at NJ Junior Olympics
The LHY Swim Team competed in the NJ Junior Olympics (The JO) July 25-28 at Rutgers University. This is the last competition for swimmers to qualify for the NJ Zone Team or Y Nationals. We had a suc...
Jul 11, 2019 - How To Do Open Water Starts & Finishes For Races
Here's a helpful article for anyone intersted in open water swimming... Article
Jul 9, 2019 - Open Water Races - Ocean Swims
If anyone is interested in testing the waters without boundaries, check out available ocean swims in NJ in August. We will not be sending a coach or an official team entry. If you are interested, fe...
Jul 3, 2019 - Swim Team Evaluation Registration Now Open
Evaluations for anyone interested in joining the LHY Swim Team are being held in July and early August, depending upon the age. See the flyer for more information and registration. Please share with...
Jul 2, 2019 - No Practice July 4th & More Info
There is no practice on July 4th for all locations (Ginty/GHA/LHY). Enjoy the holiday! There IS practice for GHA & LHY groups on Friday, July 5th. No practice at Ginty. No practice at Drew on Saturd...
Jun 19, 2019 - Summer Swim Team Free Clinics
Coaches Matt Elko and Sean McCrudden provide a free, one hour instructional clinic for summer rec swim teams. Please share this info with your summer rec team and/or league teams to set up a clinic ...
Jun 19, 2019 - 14/older Help Wanted!
Please see flyer from Ed Soder
May 26, 2019 - Memorial Day - No Practice
Just in case you missed it, the Y has hours tomorrow from 7am-4pm on Memorial Day. See theY?s website for more details. There is no practice tomorrow for any group. Enjoy!
Apr 28, 2019 - Aquatics Looking for Lifeguards & Instructors
If you or anyone you know if interested, please share the flyer and contact Ed Soder. Instructors Wanted Lifeguards Wanted
Apr 9, 2019 - Swim Team Banquet
The swim team banquet registration will open tomorrow! Banquet Flyer
Apr 1, 2019 - Long Course/Spring Clinic Info
12/u LC & Spring Clinic Flyer 12/u LC & Spring Group Placements 13/o LC & Spring Clinic Flyer 13/o LC & Spring Group Placements
Mar 2, 2019 - Drew Is Open
Drew will be opening, but not until 12pm. Senior 3 & Junior 1 will practice from 12-1pm today at Drew. All other groups are regular schedule, except Senior 1 will be at LHY from 12:15-2:15pm. Leave a...
Mar 1, 2019 - Plan B If Drew Is Closed Tomorrow (Sat 3/2)
Drew is on spring break this week and the coach informed me that there is a chance that they might not open on Saturday due to the snow. IF they decide to not open, I will be notified by 9:30am. ...
Feb 27, 2019 - 8/Under Championships Recap
On Sunday February 3rd, our 8/under squad competed in the NJ YMCA State Championships at the Raritan Valley Community College. Coach Carrie, Coach James, and Coach Meghan were very happy with the swi...
Feb 27, 2019 - Y Bronze Champs Recap
On February 9 th & 10 th , members of our 9-12 yr olds competed at the NJ YMCA Bronze Championships at the Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton, NJ. We saw 82 best times achieved with many swimmer...
Feb 27, 2019 - Y Silvers Recap
On February 15 th -17 th , 83 of LHY?s team members competed at the NJ YMCA Silver Championships at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology in Sewell, NJ. We saw 33 swimmers achieve 53 NJ YMCA ...
Feb 27, 2019 - 12/under States Recap
On February 22 nd - 24 th , 81 of LHY?s 12/unders competed at the NJ YMCA 12/under State Championships at the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River, NJ. They achieved 236 best times. Event Champions were:...
Feb 25, 2019 - Spring Cleaning Time!
It's time to clean out those winter closest and dressers! The LHY National Team is hosting their Clothing Drive again and it's much more than just clothes. Do you have old purses, sheets, towels, ba...
Feb 20, 2019 - Y Closing at 4pm today
The Y is closing at 4pm today. No practice. Be safe!
Feb 11, 2019 - Y Closed Tuesday 2/12
The Y will be closed on Tuesday, 2/12, after 9am. Be safe!
Feb 6, 2019 - Practice Adjustments This & Next Weekend
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Jan 22, 2019 - Open Forums
We will be hosting parent Q&A's with the coaches this week and next. Tentatively we have the following scheduled: Friday (1/25) Age Group Meeting @ Drew University with Coach Greg at 6:30pm. Most li...
Jan 22, 2019 - Congratulations To Lorelai Page & Liam Lynk!
USA Swimming sponsors four Zone Select Camps in an effort to identify the emerging young athletes in each Zone and offer them a unique motivational and educational experience. The Zone Select Camps a...
Jan 15, 2019 - This Weekend's Practice (Sat/Sun)
Due to the SHY Distance Meet this weekend, practices are modified as follows: Sr1 will practice at LHY both days; Sat 12:15-2:15pm and Sun 8:30-11am No change for Jr1, Sr2, Sr3, and Super Squad 1 & 2 ...
Jan 10, 2019 - Sign Up For The Plunge!
Don't miss out on the Plunge! It's a great day starting with the Olympian Katie Hoff, then autographs and pictures at Island Beach in Mtn Lakes, and then of course the PLUNGE! How far you go in is up...
Jan 9, 2019 - Plunge Practice Changes For Sunday 1/13/19
Due to the Katie Hoff/Polar Plunge Event this Sunday, practice has been modified/canceled. See below: SR3/JR1/SR1: Practice @ Drew from 7:30-10am SR2: 8:30-10:30am @ LHY AG1: 8:30-9:30am @ LHY AG3:...
Dec 27, 2018 - Take The Plunge With Us!
Dec 19, 2018 - Regular Schedule for AG & SS Sat & Sun
There is no change to the AG or SS schedule for Saturday and Sunday this weekend.
Dec 19, 2018 - Holiday Practice Schedule 12/26-12/31
The Age Group and Super Squad practice schedule will alter slightly due to the holidays. All practices will be at LHY for these two groups and times indicated are the "in water" times: AG & SS Holida...
Dec 12, 2018 - Practice Changes for this Weekend & Holiday Parties
With Holiday Classic coming up, as well as the Holiday Parties, the practice schedule is amended as follows: (No Dryland Practices Until Jan 2) Friday 12/14 Age Group 1-5 : AG5 & AG4 will have regula...
Dec 11, 2018 - Big Chill Thank You!
First of all, congratulations to all of the swimmers for having an amazing weekend of fast swimming! We are so proud and thrilled for so many swimmers that performed beyond their expectations! Second...
Dec 7, 2018 - Reminder of Online Holiday Clothing Sale Deadline
Hello LHY Swimmers and Families! Just a reminder the deadline for our online clothing holiday sale is quickly approaching. Online ordering will be available until midnight on December 9th. At th...
Nov 30, 2018 - Drew Practice Times Next Week Change
Just a reminder that from December 3rd through January 11th, we will practice 6-8pm at Drew for those that are scheduled for practices at Drew. From January 14th onward, we will switch back to the 6:...
Nov 16, 2018 - Updated Thanksgiving Practice Schedule
All practices are at LHY Wed-Sun. Drew and Craig are closed. Misprint on Friday dryland at 5:30-6:20. It is JR1, not SR3. Updated Schedule
Nov 15, 2018 - Y Closing at 6pm Tonight, No Practice
No practice tonight, Thursday, November 15th due to the snow. The Y will be closing at 6pm. Be safe and enjoy!
Oct 29, 2018 - Practice Modifications Fri-Sun This Week
Friday, 11/2: Senior 1 & 2 swimmers not at Turkey Meet will practice with Senior 3 & Junior 1 from 5:30-7pm at LHY and will do dryland with Senior 3 from 7-8pm. All Age Groups (1-5) will pr...
Oct 19, 2018 - Drew Weeknight Practice Times
The weeknight practice times for Drew will remain the same (6:30-8:30pm) through November 30th. From December 3rd through January 11th, we will practice 6-8pm. From January 14th onward, we will swit...
Oct 17, 2018 - Dual Meet Schedule
The dual meet schedule is now available. We have one meet that is still pending highlighted in yellow. Once I receive the confirmation, I will send another update. If there is no bus provided (will ...
Oct 13, 2018 - Used Clothing Drive Fundraiser
This weekend's weather makes it a great time to clean out the closets! Please set aside items for the National Team's fundraiser on Sunday, October 28th. See the flyer for more details. We accept m...
Oct 11, 2018 - Dual Meet Teams
The dual meet teams have been posted. Swimmers will represent LHY at dual meets againt other Y teams, home and away at 3-4 dual meets between October and December. The schedule is almost complete an...
Oct 11, 2018 - Clothing Sale Items
All swim team apparel will be distributed this Sunday, October 14th from 12:30- 2pm in the back parking lot. Please make every effort to pick up your order during this time. If you are unable to pi...
Sep 30, 2018 - BGW Results
Blue Team Wins! Great job by all swimmers today with their spirit and fast swimming. Despite Green's spirit point, Blue pulls out the win! SCORES RESULTS
Sep 24, 2018 - Blue Green White Teams Are Selected!
Swimmers are now assigned to a color for Sunday at the BGW Meet. They should wear their team color for the day. Please, no face paint, hair dye, or body paint as it's not easy to clean up and it's n...
Sep 21, 2018 - Drew U Reminders For Practice This Weekend
There is no practice for AG groups tonight at Drew due to the clinic being held there. Saturday & Sunday practice for Senior 1, Junior 1, and Senior 3 will be 7-9am. Swimmers should enter the buildin...
Sep 19, 2018 - 5k For A Cause Sept 29
Join us for our annual 5K run and help benefit our GIVE A KID THE Y financial assistance campaign for Y programs. SCHEDULE: 8:00 a.m. Registration and Packet Pick-Up at Briarcliff School 9:00 a.m. Sta...
Sep 14, 2018 - Drew is Open!
Great news, Drew is open! Regular practice tonight and going forward for all groups. Next Friday (9/21) no Age Group practice at Drew due to a camp. Next Saturday & Sunday (9/22 & 9/23) at Drew, Se...
Sep 14, 2018 - Mandatory Parent Meeting Reminder
Just a reminder that the Parent Orientation Meetings are this weekend. Please have one representative attend from your family one day. If you are new to LHY, we have a New Parent Meeting in addition ...
Sep 14, 2018 - Clothing Sale Order Form & Preview
The Team Clothing Sale is next week and you will be able to get a preview of what will be offered. Samples will be available of almost all items. Swimmers will be able to walk away with their suit a...
Sep 11, 2018 - Drew Pool Still Not Ready
The latest update with the Drew University pool is that it is filled, the filter and pump are running, but it?s not warm enough and it?s not balanced yet. They are hoping that we are good to go for F...
Sep 8, 2018 - Calendar of Events & Meeting Reminder
The Calendar of Events , Practice Schedule , and Fee Payment Schedule are all availabe on our website. We have the Mandatory Parent Meetings that a representative from each family must attend (at...
Sep 8, 2018 - Drew Pool Not Available Monday, Sept 10
The Drew University pool went under some maintenance recently and as a result, the pool will most likely not be available on Monday, September 10th. They need to fill the pool and get it balanced saf...
Sep 7, 2018 - New Starting Blocks!
We are excited to announce that we have new starting blocks in our pool! The blocks were installed last week during the Y's annual shutdown. The crew had to remove the old blocks, drill for the new ...
Sep 6, 2018 - Nutrition Article
Nutrition Article
Jul 17, 2018 - Foam Rolling - Always A Good Reminder
https://swimswam.com/foam-rolling-maximizes-performance/
Jun 8, 2018 - Summer Training Info
For those swimmers that only signed up for the Spring Training, below is the flyer for the summer training. Summer Training
Jun 5, 2018 - Free Swim Clinic for Rec Teams
Please share this info with your local summer rec swim team (Smoke Rise, Indian Lake, Lake Valhalla, etc) This is not a private lesson or backyard pool clinic. Free Swim Clinic Flyer
Jun 5, 2018 - Swim Team Tryout Info
See flyer for more info
Apr 26, 2018 - Long Course Meets
I just sent an email about the SVY Long Course Cup meet schedule for June 8-10th at Princeton University to the swimmers that have registered for LC training and competing. If you haven't registered ...
Apr 18, 2018 - IMX Certificates Available Online
Apr 13, 2018 - 13/older LC & Spring Info
Swimmers are assigned to the groups listed below: Swimmers List by Name Registration will open Tuesday, April 17th either online or at the front desk. If you register your child for STGROUP1LC or ...
Mar 26, 2018 - Swim Team Banquet Flyer
Team Banquet Flyer/Info
Mar 23, 2018 - LHY 12/under Long Course/Spring Clinic
Below is the info for our Long Course Season & Spring Clinic. Swimmers assigned to groups 5-8 have the option to chose to compete and sign up for the Long Course season (April-July) or to just sign u...
Mar 6, 2018 - Y & Drew Are Closed Tomorrow 3/7
The Y and Drew are closed for tomorrow. Be safe!
Feb 27, 2018 - LHY Alum Nicole Salzano
Nicole Salzano swam for LHY her senior year in HS and is one of the sweetest and genuinely nicest kids I had the privilege to coach. She continued to train with us when home in the summer and during ...
Feb 26, 2018 - 12/under States Recap
On February 23 th -25 th , 61 of LHY?s 12/unders competed at the NJ YMCA 12/under State Championships at the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River, NJ. They achieved 230 best times and broke 3 individual t...
Feb 26, 2018 - NJ Y Silvers Recap
On February 16 th -18th, 94 of LHY?s team members competed at the NJ YMCA Silver Championships at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology in Sewell, NJ. We saw 49 swimmers achieve 94 NJ YMCA St...
Feb 26, 2018 - NJ Y Bronze Championships Recap
On February 10 th & 11 th , members of our 9-12 yr olds competed at the NJ YMCA Bronze Championships at the Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton, NJ. We saw 139 best times achieved with many swimm...
Feb 26, 2018 - 8/Under Championships Recap
On Sunday February 4th, our 8/under squad competed in the NJ YMCA State Championships at the Raritan Valley Community College. Coach Carrie, Coach James, and Coach Kris were very happy with the swimm...
Feb 21, 2018 - Practices Fri-Sun
Due to the 12/u State Championships this weekend, we are changing practices as follows: Fri: AG1-5 will practice from 6-7pm at Drew if not at the meet. 13/older groups are regular schedule unless to...
Feb 19, 2018 - Silvers
Thank you for those of you that helped the team run a fantastic championship meet for all of the NJ Y swimmers this past weekend. Whether you were officiating, selling heat sheets, working the admin ...
Feb 17, 2018 - Sunday's Silvers Sessions One Hour Later
Due to the snow predicted for all of NJ this evening, we are pushing back the times for Sunday's sessions by one hour. The updated session info is here . Drive safely!
Feb 13, 2018 - Practice Time Change for Drew
Due to a lifeguarding course at Drew University, we have been asked to change our practice time frame from 6-8pm to 5:30-7:30pm on the following dates: Monday, 2/19 Wednesday 2/21 Wednesday 2/28 Mon...
Feb 13, 2018 - NJ Swimming Tech Suit Policy Update
Just as a reminder going into another Championship weekend, there is a tech suit policy for 12/unders. Please refer to the latest post on the NJ Swimming website : UPDATED (Feb. 6, 2018)! NEW JER...
Feb 9, 2018 - Used Clothing Drive
We are holding a Used Clothing Drive again on Sunday, March 18th from 9-3pm in the back parking lot of the Y. Please share this flyer with friends, family, and neighbors. Although we are able to acc...
Feb 7, 2018 - Practices for Bronze & Silvers Weekends
For Bronze Weekend: For Saturday (2/10): AG2, AG3 & AG4 swim 2:15-3:45pm at LHY AG5 will be canceled (anyone not swimming at Bronze can go to AG4 practice). Senior 1 swim at LHY from 12:15-2:15pm. Reg...
Feb 7, 2018 - Y Is Closing Tonight at 6pm - No Practice
Due to the poor weather, practice is cancelled this evening at the Y and at Drew. Be safe!
Feb 7, 2018 - Speedo Tech Suit Fit Session
(Message from California Beach Hut) Hi Coaches and Parent Reps, This Saturday from 2-5pm we will be hosting a Speedo Fit Session at the store. I know there are lots of meets this weekend but at thi...
Jan 19, 2018 - Practice This Weekend
Due to the SHY Winter Distance Meet this weekend, we have amended practice for some groups: 13/olders: No change either day. Regular practice for Super Squad on both days. No practice for Ag1-5 on Sa...
Jan 16, 2018 - WE DID IT!!!!
We crushed the goal of $23,000! As of today, with all donations that were pledged, made online or in person, we have blown away the goal of $23k and are now at $24,716.25!! Our team is made up of so...
Jan 12, 2018 - Plunge Update
Good news!! We are a little under $13,000 as of tonight! More than halfway to the team?s goal of $23,000!!! If we reach our goal of $23,000, I will gladly plunge on Sunday! Come on now! Get more d...
Jan 11, 2018 - Does Your Business/Company Match Donations?
We are at a dismall $3,000 for fundraising for the Give A Kid the Y. This is the financial assistance program that the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA supports in order to assist children and adults that ...
Jan 11, 2018 - Practice Sunday 1/14
Due to the Ryan Murphy/Polar Plunge Event this Sunday, practice has been modified/canceled. See below: SR3/JR1/SR1: Practice @ Drew from 7:30-10am SR2: 8:30-10:30am @ LHY AG1: 8:30-9:30am @ LHY AG3...
Jan 7, 2018 - Plunge Reminder - T-shirt Deadline is Today
Today is the last day to register for the Polar Plunge to guarantee a t-shirt ! We are freezin' for a reason on Sunday, January 14th, so come join the fun! Funds raised benefit the Lakeland Hills F...
Dec 23, 2017 - Take A Dip - Polar Plunge 2018
We are excited to announce that our special guest for the Polar Plunge 2018 is 2016 Olympian Ryan Murphy !!! We encourage all team members to plunge and to seek out donations/pledges that will benef...
Dec 19, 2017 - Top Nutrition Gifts for Swimmers
Article from USA Swimming
Dec 19, 2017 - 12/under Practice Schedule 12/26-12/30
Sorry, I did not specify, but the 12/under practices are all at LHY for practice 12/26-12/30. Updated schedule is below: Updated Practice Schedule for 12/unders 12/26-12/30
Dec 13, 2017 - Schedules for 12/15-1/2/2018
Here is the modified schedule beginning with Friday, 12/15. Please note that there is no dryland until Tuesday, Jan 2nd. Modified Schedule
Dec 9, 2017 - Reminder: Big Chill Time Trial warmup at 12:15pm
In case you missed it, the Big Chill Time Trial warm-up starts at 12:15pm. The Time Trial starts at 1:15pm.
Dec 8, 2017 - Holiday Clothing Sale Update
All holiday clothing orders must be picked up on Sunday at the Big Chill Invitational between 8:30 am ? 1:00 pm at the LHY gymnasium. Payment in the form of a check payable to LHFYMCA or cash (exact ...
Dec 6, 2017 - 9 LHY Swimmers Competing at USA Swimming Juniors East
Nine swimmers from LHY are competing at the USA Swimming's Junior National Championships East December 6-9th at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Tonight the meet opened with timed finals of ...
Dec 6, 2017 - This Weekend
Due to the Big Chill Invitational Time Trial on Saturday, Super Squad 1 & 2 will have practice at Drew on Saturday, 12/9 from 12-1pm. 13/olders that are not swimming at Big Chill Time Trial or Big Chi...
Nov 30, 2017 - Last chance for the holiday clothing sale!
Last chance to order..... Today is the final day to place your order for our swim team holiday sale!! The online order will close tonight and no additional items will be ordered. Please see the f...
Nov 29, 2017 - LHY Looking for Lifegaurds
Do you know anyone that is interested in lifeguarding day shifts at the Y? Please share the flyer below. Thanks! Lifeguarding Opportunities
Nov 29, 2017 - Big Chill Pre-Order Clothing Available Now!
Order Here!
Nov 28, 2017 - This Friday Practice Changes
Drew University is not available this Friday (12/1) or Saturday (12/2). Practices are at LHY as follows: 5:30-6:30pm: AG3, AG4, AG5 6:30-7:30pm: SR3, JR1, dryland for SR1/2 7:30-8:30pm: SR1, SR2, A...
Nov 28, 2017 - AG2 has practice on Friday 12/1
Sorry! AG2 will practice from 7:30-8:30pm at LHY this Friday. They were mistakenly left off the last email/schedule.
Nov 26, 2017 - Reminder: Holiday Team Clothing Sale
Reminder - Don't forget to place your order for our swim team holiday sale!! The deadline to order is quickly approaching! Online ordering will be available until November 30th. At that time the o...
Nov 24, 2017 - 8 Ground Rules To Know About Sports Nutrition
After a day of celebrating, here is some nutritional info to help get kids on track: Nutrition Article from USA Swimming
Nov 19, 2017 - Mann Up Shirts Are In!
Thanks to the hustle of Promo Gear, we have the first batch of orders in and ready for pickup! Stop by the Swim Team office to pick up your order during practice times. For those at Drew today (11/1...
Nov 19, 2017 - Updated Thanksgiving Schedule
Well it looks like I'm the turkey this week! I'm sorry, but there was a typo in the Thanksgiving Schedule. Please note that on Wednesday Senior 1 (SR1) is NOT practicing. Instead, Age Group 2 (AG...
Nov 17, 2017 - Reminder: MannShesStrong Shirts
Hi, Just a reminder that the online sale of the MannShesStrong shirts is coming to an end. There are 2 days left! The response has been overwhelming. Alumni from the 70's, 80's, and 90's have com...
Nov 14, 2017 - Holiday Team Clothing Sale
Hello LHY Swimmers and Families! Our online clothing holiday sale is now open!! Online ordering will be available until midnight on November 30th. At that time the online sale will close and no addi...
Nov 14, 2017 - Saturday, Nov 18th
13/olders will have practice Saturday morning at Drew University. Senior 1 & 2 will practice from 8-9am. Senior 3 & Junior 1 will practice from 9-10am. Girls B has a dual meet against Madison at Dr...
Nov 10, 2017 - No Practice Saturday 11/11
Just a reminder that there is no practice on Saturday 11/11/17 due to the dual meets. Regular practice for Sunday. Go LHY!
Nov 7, 2017 - Katelyn Mann
Katelyn Mann swam for LHY for 11 years before graduating and moving on to study and swim at Central Connecticut State University in 2016. Recently Katelyn was diagnosed with Stage 2 Type A Hodgkin's ...
Oct 27, 2017 - Clothing Drive Collection Rescheduled for Nov 12th
The Clothing Drive has been rescheduled for Sunday, November 12th due to the pending storm this Sunday. The LHY National Team will be hosting a used clothing drive on Sunday, November 12th from 9-3pm...
Oct 26, 2017 - No Practice on Saturday 10/28
Due to the dual meets this Saturday, practice is canceled. Just a reminder for Tuesday, October 31st: no practice EXCEPT for Senior 1 who will practice from 5:30-7:30pm.
Oct 16, 2017 - Updated Dual Meet Schedule v2 10/16/17
I missed the name of MYM on the original schedule (which is located on page 2). Please refer to this schedule instead. Sorry for the confusion! Updated Dual Meet Schedule v2
Oct 12, 2017 - Upcoming Events
A few reminders of events coming up in the next few days: The 13/older Coach/Parent Q & A is Friday, October 13th at 5:45pm. The National Team Parent Meeting is Friday, October 13th at 6:30pm. The Sup...
Oct 12, 2017 - Dual Meet Teams
Dual meet teams are listed below. The schedule is still a work in progress and will be posted within a week. There are only about 3-4 dual meets for each team. This list only applies for the dual m...
Oct 11, 2017 - Team Apparel Distribution This Sunday!
All swim team apparel will be distributed this Sunday, October 15th from 12:00 - 2pm in the back parking lot. Please make every effort to pick up your order during this time. If you are unable to p...
Oct 10, 2017 - NJ Swimming's 12/u Tech Suit Ban
On Saturday, Oct 7th, NJ Swimming House of Delegates voted to institute a tech suit ban for all 12/under swimmers at any NJ Swimming Sanctioned or Approved Meets. This will go in effect November 1, 2...
Oct 10, 2017 - Scholastic All-Americans for LHY
Congratulations to LHY Swimmers Katie Kiely, Mary Laurita, and Sean Tan for earning the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American honors for 2016-2017! Their hard work in the pool and in the classro...
Oct 6, 2017 - Reminder: changes for the weekend
Just a reminder with a meet going on this weekend and some changes to the schedule: Harvest Haunt is hosted by RBY but is taking place at Raritan Bay Area YMCA, NOT at Red Bank. Raritan Bay Area YMCA...
Oct 1, 2017 - Used Clothing Drive Sunday, Oct 29
The LHY National Team will be hosting a used clothing drive on Sunday, October 29th from 9-3pm in the back lot of the Y. Please start sorting through your closets and purge, purge, purge! See the fl...
Sep 23, 2017 - Last Day of Clothing Sale!
Please be sure to get to the Team Clothing Sale today between 1-4pm at the Y, upstairs in the Scribner Room. The "mandatory package" is required for each swimmer. Any additional items are optional a...
Sep 21, 2017 - Blue Team Message (sent to all families)
Hello Blue Team!! We hope you are getting super excited for Sunday! Make sure to wear A LOT of blue, make posters and bring all of your BLUE team spirit! Get ready to swim fast and cheer loudly...
Sep 21, 2017 - White Team Message (sent to all families)
Hey White Team!! We hope all of you are super excited for BGW this Sunday! Please wear all white apparel and bring any white decorations. Lets white out the pool deck! Additionally, posters with tea...
Sep 21, 2017 - Green Team Message (sent to all families)
Hello Green Team, We can't wait for Sunday! Make sure to make posters, wear lots of green, and get ready to show our green team spirit! Don't forget to stay to the end to cheer on our team. Let's swim...
Sep 20, 2017 - Clothing Sale Info
Hello All!! Welcome to the 2017-2018 swim season! Just a reminder that the LHY Swim Team Clothing sale is this week! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year! It is a great opportunity to pick ...
Sep 19, 2017 - Blue, Green, & White Team Selected
The Senior Captains have selected the teams for the Blue/Green/White Meet for this Sunday. Please do not use face paint, body glitter, hair dye, or colored hair spray as it can be very messy in/out o...
Sep 15, 2017 - Credit Card Draft Form
If you are interested in having your meet entry fees, practice fees, and/or membership fees automatcially deducted each month, please fill out the form below and return to Gail Shelby via the front de...
Sep 15, 2017 - New Swimmers To LHY - Forms Required
Any swimmer that is new to LHY Swimming will need to have a USA Swimming Registration Form completed and returned to Keira via email , turned in at the Parent Meeting, or left at the front desk for...
Sep 11, 2017 - LHY's 2nd Annual 5k Run/Walk Registration
Come out and support LHY's 2nd annual... 5K for a Cause SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 23 8:00 AM Join us for our 2nd Annual 5K run benefiting the GIVE A KID THE Y financial assistance program. Run will begin a...
Sep 8, 2017 - Welcome to the 2017-2018 Short Course Season!
We are excited to get things going on Monday with those that start practice that day! Just a few reminders: Swimmers MUST check-in with their membership card at the Y's front desk any time they are u...
Aug 16, 2017 - Credit Card Draft Update
The Credit Card Draft for swim team fees, meet fees, and membership has been updated to include the required security code of your card. If you have a card on file, you can just contact Gail Shelby w...
Aug 1, 2017 - National Champions in the Boys 400 Medley Relay!
It was a fantastic day of fast swimming at Long Course Y Nationals! We ended the evening finals session tonight with the Boys 400 Medley Relay of Justin Yang, Chris Ruhnke, Matt Luciano, and Will Zha...
Jul 3, 2017 - No Practice July 4th
Just a friendly reminder that there is no practice on Tuesday, July 4th. Enjoy the holiday and have a safe and fun celebration!
Jun 29, 2017 - Flexibility Article
Article on Flexibility for swimmers
Jun 21, 2017 - Nutrition Video/Article
Helpful and easy idea for a quick snack/breakfast. Make sure your child is eating protein and carb loaded breakfast to fuel up for morning practices! Video/Article
Jun 13, 2017 - Summer Swim Team's Free Clinic
If your community has a local recreational swim team for the summer season, please pass this along to the coach and/or parent representative. Thank you! Summer Swim Team Free Clinic
Jun 6, 2017 - Summer Training Info
For those that are not signed up for LC Training/Competing, you can register for Summer Training online or at the Front Desk of the Y beginning Thursday, June 8th after 6pm. Summer Training Flyer
May 23, 2017 - No Practices This Holiday Weekend
Drew University will be closed this Friday through Monday. There will be no practices on those days including Memorial Day at the Y and Drew. Enjoy the weekend and remember those that gave the ultima...
May 12, 2017 - No Practice at Drew Tonight
Due to preparations Drew University has to make for their graduation to be moved inside, they have canceled all other activities. Practice is canceled for this evening, Friday, May 12th for Group 1, ...
May 9, 2017 - OCY Meet Canceled for LHY
We did not get into the OCY meet that is this Sunday, that's why it was removed from the website. We did get into the SVY meet in early June, as well as the SKYY meet the Friday after.
May 5, 2017 - Practices at Drew
Practices have been confirmed for our remaining time at Drew. Group 1 will swim 4-6pm, Mon-Fri and 9-11am on Saturdays. Groups 2 & 3 will swim 6-7pm, Mon-Fri. Group 2 will swim 8-9am on Saturdays. ...
Apr 28, 2017 - Practices for Swimmers at Drew
As anticipated, Groups 2 & 3 will swim from 6-7pm M-F, next week, May 1st- May 5th, and Group 1 will swim 4-6pm. I am waiting for confirmation from Drew U for the remaining time at Drew. Saturday May...
Apr 27, 2017 - Saturday Practice
Swimmers that have signed up for Group 1 and Group 2 will have practice with a slight change in the time for this Saturday. Due to the extremely large turnout for training/competing this long course...
Apr 24, 2017 - Jim O'Neill Passed Away
Jim O'Neill passed away on Sunday. Jim was an avid swimming official for both USA and YMCA swimming. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 28th at 10 am at Assumption Church,...
Apr 12, 2017 - Banquet Registration Deadline in 1 week
One week left to register for the team banquet. Each swimmer will receive a team gift upon check-in. Please be sure to register your swimmer separately from guests. We are unable to add people that...
Apr 4, 2017 - Team Banquet Sign-ups Now Available
Banquet Flyer
Apr 3, 2017 - Good Luck National Team!
YMCA National Swimming Championships begin this evening and LHY is proud to have 29 swimmers representing our team in Greensboro, NC this week. You can follow the results on the National Y website ...
Apr 2, 2017 - Long Course Season Info / Spring Training Info
Information is now available for Long Course Season Training as well as Spring Clinic. Please read this first. Flyer & Registration Link
Mar 29, 2017 - Good Luck Zone Team
Good luck to the following LHY swimmers that were selected to the NJ Eastern All Star Zone Team competing March 30-April 1 at the Webster Aquatic Center in Webster, NY: Zach Ferdico Lily Hann Adam ...
Mar 29, 2017 - Correction - Zach Ferdico!
My apologies, ZACH FERDICO was selected to the Zone Team. I mistakenly reported that his brother was on the team. Congratulations and good luck ZACH! Good luck to the following LHY swimmers that we...
Mar 29, 2017 - Swim Fast Joe!
Good luck to LHY Swimmer Joe Om who will be competing in the Eastern Zone North Speedo Sectionals at Ithaca College March 30-April 2.
Mar 23, 2017 - Thank You!
The National Swim Team wanted to send out a huge thank you to those of you who came out on Sunday and made a donation to our Clothing Drive. It was a great success! We donated over 3,000 pounds of...
Mar 19, 2017 - Used Clothing Drive Today
The National Team is holding a used clothing drive at the Y today from 9-3pm. See the flyer for more info.
Mar 13, 2017 - Y Closed Tuesday
The Y is closed tomorrow, Tuesday, March 14th. We anticipate a delayed opening on Wednesday. Be safe!
Mar 1, 2017 - Y Bronze Championships Recap
On February 11th & 12th, members of our 9-12 yr olds competed at the NJ YMCA Bronze Championships at the Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton, NJ. We saw 110 best times achieved with many swimmers ...
Mar 1, 2017 - Y Silvers Recap
On February 17 th -19th, 100 of LHY?s team members competed at the NJ YMCA Silver Championships at the Gloucester County Institute of Technology in Sewell, NJ. We saw 46 swimmers achieve 103 NJ Y St...
Mar 1, 2017 - 12/under Y States Recap
On February 24 th -26 th , 61 of LHY?s 12/unders competed at the NJ YMCA 12/under State Championships at the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River, NJ. They achieved 186 best times and broke 6 individual...
Mar 1, 2017 - 8/Under Championships Recap
On Sunday February 5th, our 8/under squad competed in the NJ YMCA State Championships at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA. Coach Carrie, Coach Kris, and Coach Jordan were very happy with the swimmers' achi...
Feb 9, 2017 - No Practice Tonight - Y Remains Closed
Due to the weather, the Y will remain closed for the rest of the day. No practice tonight. Go out and shovel instead! Help out your neighbors too, especially the elderly. Have a great day!
Feb 9, 2017 - This Weekend & Next Weekend Practices
For Bronze Weekend: For this Saturday (2/11): AG2 swim 12:45-2:15pm at LHY AG3 & AG4 swim 2:15-3:15pm at LHY AG5 will be canceled. Regular practice for all other groups. For Sunday (2/12): SR1 will ...
Jan 27, 2017 - Thank You from Our CEO
A thank you from LHFYMCA's CEO regarding the Polar Plunge
Jan 23, 2017 - Practice Adjustments for This Weekend
Due to an event going on at Drew this Saturday (1/28), Junior 1 and Senior 3 will practice from 8-10am at Drew. Please arrive at 7:45am. Senior 1 will practice at LHY this Saturday from 12:15-2:15pm...
Jan 23, 2017 - Practice Is On for Tonight
In case you were wondering, we are still having practice tonight, despite the weatherman's doomsday weather prediction. It is within your discretion to attend or not if the weather/roads are not safe...
Jan 19, 2017 - Practice Adjustments for This Weekend
Due to the SHY Distance Meet , we are arranging practices as follows: Super Squad 1 & 2 : normal practice both Saturday & Sunday AG1 thru 5 : No practice on Saturday. AG5 will practice 11-12pm o...
Jan 16, 2017 - 3rd Annual Polar Plunge a Huge Success!
The 3rd Annual Polar Plunge was our best one yet! With over 300 people preregistered, the beach was buzzing with excitement over our special guest, 3-time Olympian and 8-time Olympic medalist Nathan ...
Jan 14, 2017 - Polar Plunge Update
Tomorrow is the big day! Don't forget to bring your cash/check Plunge donations that aren't through Mobile Cause to the Plunge and turn into Coach Keira. Prizes are awarded to the top 3 donation col...
Jan 12, 2017 - Sunday's Practices 1/15/17
In order for team member's to get to where they need to be for the Plunge, this Sunday's practices are amended as follows: Junior 1, Senior 3, and Senior 1 will practice at Drew from 8-10:30am. Pleas...
Jan 9, 2017 - Dual Meets This Weekend
We have made some changes with the dual meets this weekend. Please bear with me as I explain who is going where... 13/olders are not competing in dual meets this Saturday. They will have regular pra...
Jan 7, 2017 - Polar Plunge 2017! Come join the fun!
Click here for more info... and let's send Coach Matt into the water this year!
Jan 7, 2017 - Coach Matt's Plunge Donation Link
Dear Friends, I'm fundraising for Lakeland Hills Family YMCA because they do amazing work, and I'm inviting friends like you to support my campaign. You can find out more about the organization and ma...
Jan 7, 2017 - Practice Time Adjustment at Drew Next Week Only
Practices have been shifted to the 5-7pm range for next week at Drew (M/W/F), instead of 6-8pm. This means if your child's practice normally starts at 6pm, it will start at 5pm just for next week. On...
Jan 5, 2017 - No Practice This Weekend Except for Super Squad
Both Super Squad groups will practice together on Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Saturday from 12:15-1:15pm at LHY Sunday from 10-11am at LHY No other practice groups will have practice due to the ...
Jan 5, 2017 - Unclaimed Gifts
There are two gifts that did not have a gift tags or the tags were lost. If you dropped off either one that is pictured in the photo, please email me to let me know who it is intended for and from wh...
Dec 20, 2016 - Drew Closed Monday, Dec 26th
There is a mistake in the holiday schedule that affects Sr3, Jr1, and AG2. Drew University is closed in Monday, December 26th, so there is no practice for those three groups on that date. The groups...
Dec 19, 2016 - No AG Practice at Drew This Friday - Amended Dates/Times
Drew University is not open on Friday, December 23rd, so we have moved Age Group practices to the following: Thursday 12/22 @ LHY 5:30-6:30pm Age Group 5 7:30-8:30pm Age Group 1, Age Group 2, ...
Dec 19, 2016 - Holiday Break Practice Schedule
Please see the schedule for practices 12/27-12/31. 13/olders are at Drew, all other groups are at LHY. Drew University is closed this Friday 12/23 and Monday 12/26. Updated Schedule for Holiday Brea...
Dec 17, 2016 - Girls C Dual Meet Cancelled Today
Girls C meet is cancelled today due to the road conditions. A decision about practice today will be made by noon.
Dec 17, 2016 - Practice Cancelled Today 12/17
Practice is cancelled due to the weather conditions. Be safe!
Dec 15, 2016 - Holiday Parties
Age Group Party: Tues, 12/20 AG5 & AG4 will swim from 5:30-6:30pm and then have their party from 6:30-7:30pm in the Scribner Room. AG1, AG2, AG3 will swim from 6:30-7:30pm and then have their party ...
Dec 11, 2016 - Thank You!
Congratulations to the LHY National Team, parents, swimmers, officials and coaches who all made the Big Chill Invitational another success! This meet would not be possible without the hard work and d...
Dec 5, 2016 - Updated Calendar of Events
The holiday parties for the Age Groupers and Super Squaders was changed from 12/21 to 12/20. More info to follow soon. Calendar of Events
Dec 5, 2016 - Big Chill Sunday AM
The Sunday AM session of Big Chill will start one hour later. Warm-up is at 7:45am and the meet will start at 9:05am. The Sunday PM session will have a 12:45pm warm-up and 2:05pm start.
Dec 5, 2016 - This Weekend
Due to the dual meets being cancelled for Dec 10th and previous dual meet cancellations, we are having a time trial for our 9/older swimmers at LHY on Saturday, December 10th. Warm-up will be at 12:1...
Dec 5, 2016 - Speedo Winter Junior Championships
Four swimmers from LHY will be traveling to the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio to compete in the Speedo Winter Junior Championships. Victoria Eisenhauer , Katie Kiely , Matt Luciano , and...
Dec 1, 2016 - Missing Plaques from Banquet
If your child was on the team last year and did not attend the banquet AND did not receive his/her team plaque, please email Keira by Tuesday, December 6th with a request to replace the plaque. Appar...
Nov 21, 2016 - Practice Schedule Changes This Week
Due to the Craig School and Drew not being available certain days, we have to modify practices in the following ways this week: Super Squad 2: Tuesday, Nov 22, practice at LHY from 6:30-7:30pm, but n...
Nov 17, 2016 - This Saturday
There will be practice for the Boys A & B dual meet teams on Saturday (all other dual meet teams have meets): Age Group 1-5 will practice from 12:15-1:45pm at LHY. Please arrive at 12:00pm. Super Squ...
Nov 14, 2016 - Boys B Dual Meet
We will have to cancel our dual meet with SVY for the Boys B this Saturday They will not have enough swimmers available to attend, so we are looking at having practice instead for Boys A & B. More i...
Nov 11, 2016 - Girls A
Due to the home and away dual meets, we were not going to have practice tomorrow, 11/12/16. Since we were able to get pool time at Drew University from 11-1, we are going to have practice only for t...
Nov 11, 2016 - New Coach
I would like to welcome Coach Deveney Zebrowski to the LHY Coaching Staff. Deveney is an LHY alum that has coaching experience at Jersey Flyers and coaching/managing experience at Bubbling Springs ...
Nov 7, 2016 - Updated Dual Meet Schedule
Here is an updated dual meet schedule. The changes are: Girls A dual meet against Red Bank this Saturday has been canceled. The girls G meet against MEY has been updated with a time and it will be he...
Oct 21, 2016 - Team Shirts for Meets
With dual meets starting tomorrow, just a few helpful hints: Swimmers should wear the dark charcoal team t-shirt. This shirt is designated as the "dual meet shirt". The other shirts are to be worn f...
Oct 17, 2016 - Reminder of October Payment
Just a friendly reminder that the October payments for practice fees were due October 15th . Please be sure to pay your child's practice fees each month to stay on schedule. You can sign up for the...
Oct 13, 2016 - Dual Meet Teams & Tentative Schedule
Swimmers have been assigned to the dual meet teams. We have 2 teams for the boys, and 3 teams for the girls. These assignments are only for the dual meet competitions which are indicated on the sche...
Oct 9, 2016 - Scholastic All-Americans Recognized
Congratulations to Matt Luciano, Gary Sun, and Nick Schrope who all were named to USA Swimming's 2015-2016 Scholastic All-American Team ! SAA team members will receive three certificates and a bag...
Oct 9, 2016 - LHY Swimmers Honored at NJ Swimming Record Breaker Ceremony
Yesterday at the NJ Swimming Record Breaker Ceremony, LHY's 13/14 Girls 200 yd Medley Relay of Grace Tarantola, Victoria Eisenhauer, Maggie Reilly, and Cameron Carrazza were honored with a NJ Swimmi...
Oct 1, 2016 - Modified Practice for Tomorrow (Sun 10/2/16)
Due to Drew University closing their pool for today and tomorrow, practice is modified for Sunday, October 2nd. All scheduled groups will be practicing at LHY . Please arrive 15 minutes before the ...
Sep 28, 2016 - Gibby's Gallop 5K Run/Walk & 5 Mile Run
Just a reminder to come out and support the Gibby's Gallop this Saturday morning. Click here to register or donate
Sep 25, 2016 - Blue Team Wins!
Congratulations to the Blue Team for winning the BGW Meet! All teams swam really well and it was very close meet. 1st: Blue Team 355.5 points 2nd: White Team 322.5 points 3rd: Green Team 301 poi...
Sep 25, 2016 - Updated Calendar of Events
We have made a few changes to the Calendar of Events. Many of the meets that we usually attend have changed their dates. We are not attending the SAY Discovery Meet this year. Instead, we are att...
Sep 20, 2016 - Gibby's Gallop 5K Run/Walk & 5 Mile Run
Gibby's Gallop 5K Run/Walk & 5 Mile Run registration and information In January 2006, the Morris Lions rugby team created a memorial scholarship called ?The Gibby? to honor their teammate David, who w...
Sep 19, 2016 - Team Assignments for BGW Meet
Wear your team colors on Sunday! Team Assignments
Sep 18, 2016 - Preview of Clothing Sale Items
Click here to preview items available at the Team Clothing Sale this week. Order Form
Sep 15, 2016 - Reminder of Parent Orientation Meetings
The Parent Orientation Meetings are Friday or Saturday. Please be sure to have at least one representative from your family attend the meetings. Anyone new to the team should plan on staying for the...
Sep 11, 2016 - Important Things To Know
With practice starting for some groups tomorrow, I wanted to share some info about what to expect. For those of you traveling to Drew University, please be aware that spectators are not permitted in t...
Sep 6, 2016 - Welcome!
Welcome to the 2016-2017 Short Course Season for LHY Swimming ! We start practices the week of September 12th and we are excited to start the season! I have included links to the Calendar of Eve...
Aug 25, 2016 - Nutrition Strategies for the Young Swimmer with ADHD
Nutrition Strategies for the Young Swimmer with ADHD
Aug 25, 2016 - Nutrition Article via USA Swimming
Top Nutrition Tips to Get You Through a Hard Morning Workout
Aug 11, 2016 - 3 Takeaways for Swimmers Watching the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Swimming World Article about watching the olympics.
Jul 28, 2016 - Ginty & Glacier Hills Practices Canceled
Due to the impending storms predicted for the early morning, I am canceling practices at Glacier Hills and Ginty. The 9-10am group at the Y will still have practice. Enjoy sleeping in!
Jul 8, 2016 - Traffic Tomorrow to Drew
For those of you that travel to Drew for practice on Saturday's, please leave a little extra time to travel to practice. There is a tri-athlon event going on at Ginty, so please stay to the left when...
Jul 7, 2016 - Reminder of Tryouts Coming Up!
Just a reminder that tryouts will start this Sunday for all of our 14/unders and anyone that has been contacted about their attendance. Please register online or at the front desk before tryouts to...
Jul 2, 2016 - No Practice Sat/Mon
No practice today or Monday. Sorry for the late notice. Most swimmers are at the meet this weekend, so that is why we don't have practice today. Enjoy the 4th! See everyone on the 5th.
Jun 25, 2016 - Daily Record Article on Val Gibson
Article
Jun 22, 2016 - Why The Olympic Trials Are America's Greatest Sporting Events
USA Swimming Article
Jun 21, 2016 - Recovery Foods
Nutritional information
Jun 20, 2016 - Tryouts Information
Tryouts Informational Flyer
Jun 3, 2016 - Summer Training Info
For those that want/need to register for Summer Training, here is the info: Summer Training Flyer Registration begins at 6pm on June 7th.
Jun 2, 2016 - Free Summer Swim Team Clinics
Each summer, the LHY Coaching Staff provides a free, one hour clinic for summer rec swim teams. Please pass this along to your summer team Head Coach or Parent Rep to set up a clinic for your summer ...
May 27, 2016 - Drew Practice Canceled Today
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Drew University Pool had to close today, therefore practice has been canceled. For the 15/olders that would have practiced today, you can use the practice below an...
May 26, 2016 - Tips for Eating Healthy
Article
May 23, 2016 - Practices Over the Holiday Weekend
13/olders at Drew will have regular practice this Friday. No practice on Saturday or Monday. All other groups, no practice on Monday, May 30. Regular schedule resumes on Tuesday, May 31.
May 17, 2016 - SwimJitsu Event at BAC's New Pool
Berkeley Aquatic Club is hosting a SwimJitsu event at their new pool in New Providence on Saturday, June 11th. More information about SwimJitsu can be found on the USA Swimming page or on the Swim...
May 9, 2016 - 13/o Practice Change for Saturday 5/14
For Groups 1 & 2, practice at Drew University has moved for this Saturday, 5/14 to Sunday, 5/15 instead from 8:00-10:00am. Please arrive at 7:45am. This is a one time change due to graduation at Dr...
May 5, 2016 - Practice Changes at Drew for 13/olders
Due to schedule changes at Drew University, we need to change our Tuesday and Thursday practices to 4-6pm for Group 1LC. Group 2LC & 3 will swim from 4-5pm, group 3 is still limited to 3 days/w...
Apr 30, 2016 - Banquet Construction Alert!
It was brought to my attention that there is construction on Vreeland Ave between Lathrop and Oxford that has been closed off. It might be easier to stay on Wootton, turn left onto Lathrop, and then ...
Apr 19, 2016 - Banquet Registration Deadline is Tomorrow!
Banquet Invite Flyer Some people are a little confused when going to register for the banquet. Look towards the left side of the swim team parents page for the Banquet Icon and click Register Now. H...
Apr 18, 2016 - Reminder: Deadline for Banquet is in 2 days!
Banquet Invite Flyer The Team Banquet will be at the Knoll West Country Club on Sunday, May 1st at 10am. Swimmers usually sit together towards the front of the room and parents sit towards the back. ...
Apr 14, 2016 - Reminder: Sign Up for Spring/Long Course Training
Don't forget to sign up for the Long Course Training & Competing registration or the Spring Training registration. We anticipate meets being posted momentarily and need to know who is going to be com...
Apr 14, 2016 - Invite to the Team Banquet 5/1
Banquet Invite The Team Banquet will be at the Knoll West Country Club on Sunday, May 1st at 10am. Swimmers usually sit together towards the front of the room and parents sit towards the back. There...
Apr 1, 2016 - Good Luck National Team!
27 LHY swimmers will board a team bus tomorrow morning headed for Greensboro, NC for the 2016 Short Course National Championships. If you would like to follow along with the meet results, check out t...
Apr 1, 2016 - Spring Training Info
The information is now available for our Long Course Season & Spring Training. Registration Explanation (please read first) Informational Flyer for Long Course & Spring Summer Training Flyer
Mar 24, 2016 - Y States Results
Our 12/under State Championship team competed in the NJ YMCA State Championships at Ocean County YMCA February 26-28 th . The 11/12?s competed in prelims and finals with the top 16 returning to swim ...
Mar 24, 2016 - Good Luck to Gene Angeles
Congratulations and good luck to LHY swimmer Gene Angeles who was selected to represent NJ Swimming at the Eastern Zone Championships in NY this week. Follow the results here: http://results.teamunif...
Mar 9, 2016 - Age Group Practice schedule for the remainder of the Season
Thursday 3/10 : Same as regular Tuesday Practice [except AG1 finishes at 8pm] Friday 3/11 : Regular Friday Practice: [Reminder: AG1 Practices at 5:30pm now] Saturday 3/12 : AG1 & AG2 --> 12:15 to 1:...
Mar 3, 2016 - Practice Day Switch Next Week
Due to most 13/olders traveling on Thursday, March 10th to PA for States, we are switching practice days with Thursday and Tuesday next week. Swimmers that normally practice on Thursday will swim on ...
Feb 29, 2016 - Nutrition On The Go
Article on nutrition
Feb 26, 2016 - Silvers A Shining Success!
In addition to our team doing a fantastic job hosting the 2016 NJ YMCA Silver Championships last weekend, our swimmers had a great time in the pool (pun intended)! 95 members of LHY attended the ch...
Feb 23, 2016 - THANK YOU!
Those two little words don't seem to explain my gratitude to all of our families that worked so hard to make Silvers a huge success! The swimmers experienced a wonderful competition with the official...
Feb 20, 2016 - 8/Unders Blaze Through Championships!
On Sunday February 7th, our 8/under squad competed in the NJ YMCA State Championships at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA. Coach Emma and Coach Kari were very happy with the swimmers' achievements throughou...
Feb 20, 2016 - NJ Y Bronze Championships
On February 13th & 14th, members of our 9-12 yr olds competed at the NJ YMCA Bronze Championships at the Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton, NJ. We saw 117 best times achieved with many swimmers ...
Feb 17, 2016 - Practices Friday-Sunday
Due to Silvers this weekend, we will be modifying the practices as follows: Friday: AG1-5 will practice from 5:15-6:30pm Friday: Sr3 (Jr1 not at the meet) will practice from 6:15-7:30pm. Sr3 drylan...
Feb 15, 2016 - Practice Canceled Tonight
I apologize for the late notice but with the quick change in the weather, we have decided to cancel swim team practice tonight. The icy roads will make it a challenge to travel tonight. Be safe!
Feb 8, 2016 - NJ Zones Team Application Info
Click here for more info on the NJ Swimming Eastern Zones Team application . This only applies to swimmers attending JO's. The Eastern Zones meet is held in Webster, NY March23-27, 2016. If you hav...
Jan 28, 2016 - Member Appreciation Day Needs Parent Volunteers
The Y will be hosting it's next Member Appreciation Day on Thursday, February 4th. You may have experienced this day in the past as we do it every few months to show our appreciation for our Y memb...
Jan 28, 2016 - Practice This Weekend
The following adjustments have been made to the practice schedule this weekend. The times listed are the in water times, so please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the listed time. Friday: Regular...
Jan 25, 2016 - Save the Date for Sunday 1/31/16
Since to the SHY Distance Meet was canceled due to the storm, they are possibly making up the meet this Sunday, Jan 31st. The format would be changed slightly, but nothing is concrete yet. Once we k...
Jan 23, 2016 - No Practice & No SHY Distance Meet
Practice is canceled for tomorrow, Sunday 1/24. Although SHY is planning on having the meet, we are canceling our entry. I feel the roads will not be safe enough, particularly the side roads, for tra...
Jan 23, 2016 - Y Closed Today
The Y is closed today due to the storm. We will see how things look for tomorrow for 13/older practice and the SHY Distance Meet.
Jan 22, 2016 - AG Spring Open Forum
AGE GROUP OPEN FORUM Friday, January 22nd, 2016 ?the end is near?(I promise) The Final Meets? Y Bronze Championships @ South Section site, John Witherspoon Middle School, Princeton, NJ If swimmer ...
Jan 22, 2016 - SHY Distance Meet Update
The Saturday sessions of the SHY Distance Meet have been moved to Sunday afternoon. They are planning on sending us a new schedule for the day. They anticipate having the original Sunday events firs...
Jan 21, 2016 - Mistake on 11/12's on Sunday
"On Sunday, we are planning on having an AG practice for the 11/12's from 11-12pm, arrive by 10:45am." should have read "9/10's". 11/12's are competing on Sunday and will not have practice. Sorry f...
Jan 21, 2016 - This Weekend
The tenative plan is to run everything as scheduled. As of now, no AG practice on Saturday. Regular SS practice Saturday and Sunday. Regular SR2 practice Sat/Sun. Sr3, Jr1, and Sr1 will swim at Dr...
Jan 14, 2016 - Nutrition Article
Fueling Teenage Swimmers
Jan 14, 2016 - Open Forums
Open Forums have been schedule for each practice group. 13/olders (JR1,SR1-3) Friday, 1/22 at 5:45-6:15pm in the Scribner Room AG1-5 Friday, 1/22 at 6:15-6:45pm in the Scribner Room Super Squad 1 & 2 ...
Jan 14, 2016 - Thank You from Bev Cooper
January 14, 2016 Dear LHY Swim Team and Parents, Words cannot even begin to express my profound thanks for the energy put forth by all of you for the annual Polar Plunge and its resulting benefits...
Jan 13, 2016 - Practice This Weekend
Sr3, JR1, and Sr1 will have practice at Drew on Saturday (1/16) as usual, except practice is from 8:30-10:30am. Swimmers should arrive by 8:15am. All other groups should follow their regular schedul...
Jan 11, 2016 - Polar Plunge A Success!
The 2016 Annual Polar Plunge was another success for raising funds for the "Give A Kid The Y" financial assistance program for children and families to participate in YMCA programming. The weather ...
Jan 5, 2016 - Practice This Weekend
There is regular practice for 13/olders this Saturday. 11/12's will practice 12:15-1:15 and 9/10's will practice from 1:15-2:15. Swimmers should arrive 15 minutes prior to the practice time. No Su...
Jan 5, 2016 - Last News Item...
Sorry! That should have read "Practice This Weekend". There is a modification, some canceled, some changed.
Jan 1, 2016 - 2nd Annual Polar Plunge
2016 Polar Plunge We'll be freezin' for a reason again IN SUPPORT OF 'GIVE A KID THE Y' Sunday - January 10 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm(ish) We plunge at 1:00! Island Beach | Mountain Lakes A heated tent wil...
Dec 23, 2015 - 12/under Holiday Practice Schedule
12/under Holiday Practice Schedule 12/26-12/30 (No Practice 12/24, 12/25, 12/31, 1/1) Times listed are in the water times. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your practice. [Edit: 12/23/15 6:17pm--Time...
Dec 20, 2015 - Thank You!
Thank you for all of your help, support, and hard work over the weekend. We had close to 500 swimmers compete at the Big Chill and it was a great success! The swimmers did fast times and the Nationa...
Dec 20, 2015 - Adjusted Practice Schedule Mon & Tues
Due to the holiday parties, there will be some modification of the practices on Monday and Tuesday this week. Monday, Dec 21: No Age Group practices - enjoy the day off! 13/olders will swim from 6:3...
Dec 20, 2015 - Holiday Party Adjustment for Tuesday!
Oops! The first email was wrong with the Age Group and Super Squad times for swim and party on Tuesday. Super Squad 1 & 2 will swim from 5:30-6:05 and party from 6:05 to 6:50pm. AG 4 & 5 will swim ...
Dec 17, 2015 - 13/older Holiday Schedule
The holiday schedule for the 13/olders is as follows: 26-Dec 27-Dec 28-Dec 29-Dec 30-Dec 31-Dec 7-9 AM Off Sr 1 & 2 Sr 1 & 2 Off Sr 1 & 2 Sr 1 & 2 9-11 AM Off Sr3 & Jr1 Sr3 & Jr1 Off Sr3 & Jr1 Sr3 &...
Dec 16, 2015 - Val Gibson Selected To Officiate at OT's
It is with great pleasure that I share with you some fantastic and exciting news... Our very own, Val Gibson , has been selected to officiate at US Olympic SwimmingTeam Trials in Omaha, Nebraska, Jun...
Dec 10, 2015 - Practice This Weekend
With many swimmers attending a meet this weekend, we are making SOME changes to practices. Super Squad 1 and 2, Age Group 4 and Age Group 5 will not have any changes. Fri: No change for AG2 on Friday...
Dec 7, 2015 - Parent Webinar from USA Swimming
Dear Parent, If helping your child overcome sport-related fears is important to you, go to the Parents page of our web site and register for the FREE webinar entitled ? How to Help Your Child Conquer...
Nov 25, 2015 - Swimmers Are Thankful For Swimming Article
USA Swimming Article\ Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 23, 2015 - Practice This Weekend
Practice is following the regular schedule through Wednesday. Thanksgiving morning practice for Sr1 & Sr2 is from 6-7:30am. Door will open in the back entrance of the Y at 5:45am (handicapped entranc...
Nov 18, 2015 - 8 Tips For Being A Great Sports Parent
Redefining Success Parenting Article
Nov 18, 2015 - Saturday Practice
Due to the two home dual meets, Super Squaders and Age Groupers will not have practice on Saturday, Nov 21. All 13/olders on the Girls A, Girls B, Girls C, and Boys A will have practice at Drew Univer...
Nov 18, 2015 - Practice Modified for Friday
Modified Practice Schedule Friday, Nov 20th Team Picture Night We will have practice following the team picture using a modified schedule. Times listed are the water times. Please arrive 15 minutes pr...
Nov 13, 2015 - "Timing Is Everything" Nutrition Article
"Timing Is Everything"
Nov 6, 2015 - Save Your Toiletries For Charity
It?s That Time of Year Again! Please remember to save all of your unused shampoos, conditioners, mouthwash and lotions from your hotel at the Great Turkey Meet. Once again, we will be donating the...
Nov 4, 2015 - Practices Friday-Sunday
Due to the Turkey Meet this weekend, there is no practice on Saturday and Sunday for all groups EXCEPT Super Squad which will practice during their normal times on Saturday and Sunday. We are modifyi...
Nov 4, 2015 - Team Photo Friday November 20th
The team photo will be taken on Friday November 20th at 5:30 on the LHY pool deck. Please wear your team suit and bring your order form and payment. The order form can be found by following this l...
Oct 28, 2015 - Dual Meet Schedule Updated 10/28/15
The dual meet schedule has been updated again. The changes are: Girls A vs RBY on 11/14 has been moved from Camp Zehnder to Red Bank YMCA . Changes to warm-up at 2:45 , meet starts at 3:15pm . ...
Oct 22, 2015 - What Champions Know About Nutrition
USA Swimming Nutrition Article
Oct 22, 2015 - Practice This Weekend
There is no practice this Saturday, 10/24, due to the dual meets, EXCEPT for 13/older Boys A & Boys B. They will practice at LHY from 12:15-2:15PM . Please arrive by 12PM. There is regular prac...
Oct 22, 2015 - 16 Breakfast Ideas
USA Swimming Article on Breakfast
Oct 21, 2015 - Dual Meet Schedule Updated 10/21/15
The dual meet schedule has been updated as of 10/21/15. I am still waiting on a confirmation for the Girls A on 12/19. Updated Dual Meet Schedule
Oct 21, 2015 - Riding the Bus for Dual Meets
If your child is not going to ride the bus to or from a dual meet, the dual meet coach needs to know this ahead of time. Please email the appropriate dual meet coach with the specific information reg...
Oct 19, 2015 - Dual Meet Schedule Updated 10/19/15
I am still waiting for a couple of confirmations, but here is the most recent schedule. Dual Meet Schedule as of 10/19/15
Oct 19, 2015 - Oops! Dual Meet Schedule not updated
My apologies, but the dual meet schedule that I sent out was not the correct one. I will send another update on Wednesday, but in the meantime, the RBY Girls B meet is at Camp Zehnder in Wall, 1:00 w...
Oct 17, 2015 - Team Caps/Suits
Please be sure to have your child wear the team cap that is navy with the green lettering from the past two seasons. No other cap is allowed to be worn at meets. Team suits are also part of the team...
Oct 15, 2015 - Nutrition Article from USA Swimming
USA Swimming Nutrition Article
Oct 14, 2015 - Open Forums
Just a reminder that our Open Forums with the coaches are this week. Season outline, expectations, and helpful tidbits are shared at these meetings. Tonight is the 13/older Open Forum . The meeting...
Oct 12, 2015 - Practice This Weekend
Due to the dual meets this Saturday, practice is canceled. On Sunday due to the Zilinski Meet, practice is canceled except for Super Squad at their regular times.
Oct 12, 2015 - Upcoming Payment Due Reminder
The October 15th payment is due in a few days. If you are not signed up for the credit card draft payment plan, please be sure to make your payment online or at the front desk prior by the end of the...
Oct 9, 2015 - Facebook Page for Parents
Many of you already know or have signed up for it, but I just wanted to pass along the info to everyone. There is a Facebook page that was created by one of LHY's swim parents called LHY-Swim Moms (...
Oct 8, 2015 - Dual Meet Info
Swimmers have been assigned to the dual meet teams. Girls have three teams (Girls A, Girls B, and Girls C) and boys have two teams (Boys A, Boys B). Check the list to see what team your child has be...
Oct 7, 2015 - Parking Lot Congestion Alert
The Y is hosting a Chamber of Commerce event tonight from 6-7:30PM and they are expecting approximately 100 people just for this event! Please plan accordingly and be careful if dropping children off...
Sep 30, 2015 - Reminder: Gibby's Gallop 5K
Don't forget to register! 5K on Saturday in Montville to benefit the Gibby Scholarship for Morris Rugby. We want a big representation from LHY Swimming! Some of the coaches are doing the run, are...
Sep 30, 2015 - Vitamin C & Colds
Great article on vitamin C and colds.
Sep 27, 2015 - White Team Wins!
Congratulations to the members of the White Team! They earned 1st place with 404 points! 2nd place was the Blue Team with 310 points and 3rd place was the Green Team with 246 points. We hope everyon...
Sep 25, 2015 - Updated Calendar of Events
The Calendar of Events has been updated again. The items in yellow reflect the changes from the last calendar. Most changes have been only dates.
Sep 25, 2015 - Message for the White Team
(This is being sent to all members, regardless of team assignment): Hello White Team! We hope you are all as excited as we are for this Sunday. To make sure our team's spot looks the best and is the m...
Sep 24, 2015 - Green Team News!
Message from the Green Team Captains: Hi, everyone! With the Blue Green White meet being so close, we just wanted to remind everyone to wear as much green as possible! We would also ask that the s...
Sep 23, 2015 - Reminder: Clothing Sale
Just a reminder that the Swim Team Clothing Sale will be in the Scribner Room on Thursday from 6-8PM and Friday from 5-8PM. Please be sure to order at the least the Mandatory Package for each swimmer...
Sep 22, 2015 - Blue Green White Team Assignements
The swimmers have been "drafted" by the team captains to the Blue, Green, or White Teams and the list is posted below. Swimmers should show their support by wearing the appropriate color for the day ...
Sep 18, 2015 - Gibby's Gallop 5K Run/Walk & 5 Mile Run
Come show your support of the David Gibson Rugby Scholarhsip at the Gibby's Gallop 5K Run/Walk & 5 Mile Run held on Saturday, October 3rd. Individuals 7-18 years old entry $15 and USATF-NJ member...
Sep 18, 2015 - Credit Card Draft Payment Plan Form
If you have not signed up for the Monthly Credit Card Draft Payment Plan yet and would like to use that as an easy way to pay for program fees and meet entry fees, here is the document again . Pleas...
Sep 18, 2015 - The Art of Swim Parenting
A great article by Olympian Gary Hall Sr who is also the father of Olympian Gary Hall, Jr.
Sep 17, 2015 - Parent Orienation Meeting Reminder
Just a friendly reminder that we have the Parent Orientation Meetings in the Scribner Room at LHY this Saturday from 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, or on Sunday from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Please have a family mem...
Sep 13, 2015 - NJ Swimming Officials Clinic 9/26
NJ Swimming is hosting an event on September 26th called NJ Swimming Swimposium at Raritan Valley Community College. There are several tracks of talks being offered and the one for certified USA Swim...
Sep 9, 2015 - Aquatics Department Looking for Help
The Aquatics Department is looking for lesson instructors for the Fall 1 Session on Mon/Wed from 3:30-5:30 and/or Tu/Th 3:30-5:30. They are also looking for lifeguards. If you are interested or know...
Sep 8, 2015 - Updated Calendar of Events
The Calendar of Events has been updated. Anything new/changed has been highlighted in yellow. The date in the upper right hand corner will indicate the date it was updated.
Aug 17, 2015 - OnDeck App
Parents, Download the On Deck App from Team Unify which will enable you to follow your kids and connect with team. Click here for more info. The team alias is njlhy.
Jul 24, 2015 - Sunday, July 26 13/O
Practice for 13/older swimmers that are training 6 day/s week will be at LHY on Sunday, July 26 from 8:30-10:30AM.
Jul 6, 2015 - Reminder: Tryout Registration Is Open
Don't forget to sign up for tryouts for the 14/unders for next short course season. The first tryout is this Sunday, July 12th. See the tryout flyer for more details.
Jul 5, 2015 - Reminder: Ginty is Open on the 6th!
Great news... Ginty is open! We will begin our regular schedule for the 13/Olders at Ginty Pool on Monday, July 6th. Swimmers need to arrive by 6:10am. We will swim from 6:30-8:30am. Parents that a...
Jul 3, 2015 - Ginty Pool is Open!
Great news... Ginty is open! We will begin our regular schedule for the 13/Olders at Ginty Pool on Monday, July 6th. Swimmers need to arrive by 6:10am. We will swim from 6:30-8:30am. Parents that a...
Jun 26, 2015 - 13/older Practice Week of June 29
The latest update from the Township of Morris is that the Ginty Pool will be opening over the July 4th weekend. They have told me that July 6th will be the date we SHOULD be in the pool. That is a...
Jun 25, 2015 - 2015-2016 Tryouts Information
LHY Swim Team Tryouts Information
Jun 25, 2015 - Practice for 13/olders Fri/Sun
For 13/olders, just a reminder that there will be practice on Friday from 6-8PM at Drew for those that are not competing at Summer Sizzle this weekend. On Sunday, practice will be at LHY, not Drew, fr...
Jun 23, 2015 - Practice Canceled Tonight Due To Weather
Due to the thunderstorms, practice is canceled for tonight at Streeter Pool for the 13/olders. Be safe!
Jun 20, 2015 - 13/older Training Group
In addition to training at Drew University June 22, 24, and 26 from 6-8PM, we will be using the outdoor Streeter Pool in Morris Plains on Tuesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 25 from 8-9pm. The addr...
Jun 19, 2015 - Glacier Hills Training Group
We are excited to be offered the opportunity for the 10-12 year olds to train at the outdoor pool located at the Glacier Hills Association in Morris Plains. Since this is a new facility for our team,...
Jun 17, 2015 - Practice @ Ginty Update
As of now, Ginty is not going to be open for us on June 22nd. So far, we have arranged to swim at Drew University from 6-8PM on Mon/Wed/Fri for the week of June 22. Those that will be competing in S...
Jun 17, 2015 - Free Clinic for Summer Rec Teams
Once again, Matt and Sean will be providing a one hour free instructional clinic to summer rec swim teams in our area. If you are a member of one, please pass along the informational flyer below. To...
Jun 12, 2015 - Next Week at Morristown 4-7pm
Next week (June 15-19) for the 13/olders at Morristown, we are moving practices 30 minutes earlier. Group 1 will practice from 4-6PM and Group 2 will practice from 6-7PM. There are no practices at G...
Jun 9, 2015 - Next Week for 13/olders
As of now, for the 13/olders in Spring, we will be having practices at Morristown HS the week of June 15th, as indicated on the calendar schedule for Spring/Summer . We anticipate the Ginty Pool bei...
Jun 6, 2015 - No Practice Sunday
No practice tomorrow, Sunday, June 7th due to the meet at Princeton.
Jun 4, 2015 - Practice Adjusted for Friday
Practice for Groups 1, 2, and 3 will practice together at Morristown from 4:30-6:30pm for tomorrow, Friday, June 5th.
Jun 3, 2015 - Summer Training Info
For those swimmers that have not signed up for the summer training, registration begins on June 9th. Swimmers are assigned to a facility based upon age. If your child is already registered for the T...
Jun 3, 2015 - Teams Caps Available Friday
If you are need to purchase a new team cap, the shipment is expected to arrive this Friday. Keira will have them available at practice at Morristown in Fridaya fm at the meet on Saturdaya and Sunday....
May 26, 2015 - No Practice at Morristown or PCTI today
Due to unforeseen circumstances, practices at PCTI and Morristown have been canceled today. We anticipate regular schedule tomorrow. We apologize for any inconvenience.
May 14, 2015 - Congratulations Lori & John!
At the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA Annual Awards Dinner Banquet last night, many honorees were recognized for their contribution to their communities as well as outstanding educators. Two of the awa...
Apr 7, 2015 - Banquet Registration Now Open
It's that time of year again! Another season has flown by and we will be celebrating the successes of our athletes and team on Sunday, May 3rd at Zeri's Inn. Please see the flyer for more informatio...
Apr 4, 2015 - YMCA Short Course Nationals Recap
Our fantastic week has come to an end and the team is on the bus heading home from Greensboro, NC. 27 swimmers reprented LHY at the 2015 Short Course YMCA National Championships this week to compete ...
Mar 28, 2015 - Why Y Swimming Is Special
Mar 23, 2015 - NJ Junior Olympics Recap
Another successful weekend of fast swimming for the LHY swimmers that attended the NJ Junior Olympics at Rutgers Friday through Sunday. As a result, we had numerous best times, 5 Zone Qualifiers, and...
Mar 23, 2015 - LHY Swimmers Make the NJ Zone Team
Congratulations to the following swimmers that were named to the NJ Zone Team that will represent our LSC at the Eastern Zone Championships in Webster, NY this week: Coco Fraser Symi Lall Maggie Reill...
Mar 23, 2015 - Spring/Summer Training Info
Mar 16, 2015 - Reminder re: practice
Just a reminder that there is no practice for 13/olders tonight. On Tuesday, 13/olders will have dryland (Nats) at 6:30 and swim from 7:30-8:30pm (JO/Nats). Age groupers going to JO's will swim toni...
Mar 16, 2015 - 13/Older Y States Recap
We had an exciting weekend of swimming at the Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA for the 13/Older NJ YMCA State Championships! Combining our points from the 12/Under States from a couple o...
Mar 5, 2015 - Y Closing - No Practice Tonight
The Y is closing at 3pm today, therefore there is no practice. Be safe and warm! Taper kids - it would be a good idea to stretch and DON'T go sledding, snowboarding, or do anything that would cause ...
Mar 3, 2015 - Practice Tonight
Practice is on for tonight for the 12/u attending JO's. We will end practice at 8PM for everyone instead of 8:30PM. Please use your own discretion about driving in this weather. No worries if you d...
Mar 2, 2015 - 12/Under Y States Recap
What an amazing weekend LHY age groupers had at the NJ YMCA State Championships ! We saw 158 best times! A new meet record was set by Victoria Eisenhauer in the girls 11/12 50 Breast with a 30.82....
Mar 2, 2015 - One More Record From States!
My apologies to the Boys 9/10 200 Free Relay of Zach Ferdico, Ethan Posner, Marco Lucci, and Dylan Ostolaza who SMASHED the team record with a 1:56.77. They broke the record by 2 seconds! Way to g...
Feb 25, 2015 - Team Caps
Just a reminder that all LHY swimmers need to compete in the team cap from this year at all competitions. If you need to purchase a team cap, please stop by the swim team office during practice and...
Feb 24, 2015 - Y Silvers Achievements
Congratulations to the swimmers that represented LHY at Silvers this past weekend! We had a great experience with 243 best times! WOW!! 22 athletes made 12/under Y State times this past weekend. 1...
Feb 23, 2015 - Thank You!
Thank you to all of the families that made the 2015 NJ Y Silver Championships a great success! We did it! With everyone's help, from a monetary contribution, to working a segment of the meet at hosp...
Feb 21, 2015 - Silvers Sunday Session Schedule Adjustment
ALERT! 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 Schedule: Session Doors Open 1st Warm-u...
Feb 19, 2015 - Y Bronze Achievements
Congratulations to the swimmers that competed at the NJ YMCA Bronze Championships last weekend in Princeton! We had 47 athletes attend and swim 210 best times! Wow!! Several swimmers qualified fo...
Feb 18, 2015 - Practices This Weekend
Changes to practice due to Silvers: 13/olders will have regular practice on Friday. All 13/older will have practice at Drew on Saturday from 11-1PM. Please arrrive 20-30 min before. All 13/older wil...
Feb 18, 2015 - Practice Change for Tues/Wed
Next Tuesday (2/24) and Wednesday (2/25), we will be switching the practice times/days for the groups. So if your child practices on Tuesday, he/she will practice on Wednesday next week. And vice v...
Feb 18, 2015 - March Clinic Info
For 12/unders that aren't training after Silvers, Bronze or 8/under Champs, we have a 3 week clinic that is for 2 days/week that will begin the week of March 16th. Age is as of 12/1/2015 (so what ...
Feb 11, 2015 - 8/under Champs
Congratulations to our 8/unders who swam in the NJ YMCA 8/under Championships this past Sunday. Out of the 36 swimmers competing from LHY, 34 did best times! We had 71 best times overall! Swimm...
Feb 2, 2015 - No Practice Tonight
Due to icy conditions, the Y is closed for the remainder of the day. There is no practice. Please be careful if traveling. Swimmers: with championships around the corner, PLEASE be careful if going ...
Jan 28, 2015 - Member Appreciation Day Feb 17th - Volunteers Needed
The Y has extended its hours of the Member Appreciation Day from 6:30AM to 8:30PM! Swim team members and parents (any Y members) can now participate in the celebration of being a Y member. Complimen...
Jan 27, 2015 - Y Opening @ Noon; We Have Practice!
The Y will open at 12 today, therefore we will have regular practice this evening. Dig out and we will see you tonight! Be safe!
Jan 26, 2015 - No Practice!
Swimmers: As may have already seen on Facebook, the Y is closing at 4pm today. Therefore, no practice today, and most likely, no practice tomorrow. So - this means you are responsible for shoveling t...
Jan 24, 2015 - Practice is On!
Practice will happen today for all other groups (Super Squad is canceled) following the modified scheduled that was emailed yesterday. Modified Schedule Start digging! See you soon and be safe.
Jan 24, 2015 - Super Squad Practice Canceled
Good Morning! Practice for the Super Squad practices are canceled for this morning. We anticipate practice going forward for the rest of the groups today, BUT will update at 10AM to be sure. Be safe!
Jan 23, 2015 - Saturday Practice Modified Schedule
Due to Drew University being unavailable again, we will be following a modified schedule. Modified Schedule Please note that Super Squad will be at Wilson School in the morning. If we need to cancel d...
Jan 23, 2015 - Team Photo Pick Up Friday 6-7
The remaining team photos will be available for pick up on Friday the 23rd between 6:00 and 7:00 in the Y lobby.
Jan 23, 2015 - Last Team Photo Pick Up Friday 6-7
The remaining team photos will be available for pick up at the Y on Friday January 23rd between 6:00 and 7:00.
Jan 21, 2015 - Open Forum Meetings Scheduled
We are having meetings for the parents of the different practice groups to learn about the end of the season expecatations, the Spring and Summer training info, and tryouts. Please to attend the meet...
Jan 16, 2015 - Practice Changes for Saturday & Sunday!
Due to a last minute change at Drew, we need to modify the practices for tomorrow. Drew is not available on Saturday. We will be canceling the Super Squad practices for Saturday, as well as Ag3, AG4...
Jan 14, 2015 - Team Photo Pick-up Friday 1/16
The team photos are in and will be available for pick-up on Friday January 16th from 5:30 and 6:30 in the lobby at LHY.
Jan 11, 2015 - Polar Plunge Was A Great Success!
THANK YOU! Without the Lore Family, Promo Gear, California Beach Hut, Lori Mann , and all of you, the Polar Plunge and the movie screening wouldn't have been nearly as fun nor successful as it was....
Jan 9, 2015 - No Practice Saturday 1/10/2015
No practice on Saturday, Jan 10th due to the team's social event and Polar Plunge. Get those donations! Looking forward to a fun day!
Jan 9, 2015 - Coach Keira is Plunging!
Thanks to the team, alumni, and staff, I will be plunging into the cold lake tomorrow! Thanks ( I think ) for the support!! We will announce the total donations some time tomorrow.
Jan 7, 2015 - Polar Plunge Challenge From Coach Keira
I am challenging the team to collect $1000 on top of their pledges. If $1000 is collected (cash/checks), I will do the Polar Plunge with the team this Saturday. Swimmers should still seek out pl...
Jan 2, 2015 - Regular Schedule Tonight
Happy New Year, LHY! Just a reminder that we are back to regular schedule tonight. Also, there is no practice for 9/olders attending Winter Splash this weekend. Super Squads will have their regula...
Dec 22, 2014 - Team Banquet Date Change
The Team Banquet has been moved to Sunday, May 3rd. Please mark your calendars!
Dec 22, 2014 - LHY Alumna Meghan Thompson Wins NJ Swimming Scholarship!
Congratulations to LHY Alumna Meghan Thompson who is a recipient of the NJ Swimming 2014 Scholarship Award. Meghan is one of four recipients to be awarded the scholarship based upon her swimming pr...
Dec 17, 2014 - Friday Schedule 12/19
With the team picture schedule for Friday, we will follow a modified schedule for the evening. Please see the schedule below: Friday Schedule
Dec 17, 2014 - No Dual Meets Reminder
Just a reminder that the B team dual meets have been canceled. We will be following our regular practice schedule this Saturday. Some families did not get the email blast/post on the website.
Dec 15, 2014 - Additional Highlights from Holiday Classic Weekend
In addition to the records that fell the first night, we saw more records come down over the weekend at Rutgers. Congratulations to the following swimmers and their new records in addition to what was...
Dec 15, 2014 - Message From USA Swimming for Parents
Dear Parent, If helping your child overcome sport-related fears is important to you, go to the Parents page of our web site and register for the FREE webinar entitled ? How to Help Your Child Conquer...
Dec 10, 2014 - Holiday Party/Practices
The Holiday Parties are next week for the different practice groups. Tues Dec 16th Super Squad will have a practice for both groups from 5:30-6:30PM and then will have a party in the Scribner Room ...
Dec 10, 2014 - Practice Schedule Modified This Weekend
Practice Schedule for This Weekend In The Water Time (please arrive 15 minutes prior to practice) Due to many swimmers participating in the Holiday Classic meet this weekend, practice has been modifie...
Dec 8, 2014 - Bryana Cielo's Swim Swam Article Published!
Congratulations to Bryana Cielo for getting her article published on SwimSwam! Here's a link to the article: http://swimswam.com/6-things-you-need-to-survive-holiday-training/
Dec 4, 2014 - Time Trial Warm-up/Start
Warm-up for the time trial on Saturday is at 2:15 and the meet will start at 2:45pm.
Dec 4, 2014 - Message from Aquatics
A Family That Swims Together Stays Together Dear Swim Team Parent, Are you a non-swimmer? Do you want to learn to swim? The Y has been given a unique opportunity to teach you how to swim through a ...
Nov 29, 2014 - Next Weekend Dec 6 & 7
The coaches have coordinated with FSPY & Summit for our home and away meets and have agreed to the following: Girls A & Boys A home meet against FSPY: only the 12/unders will be racing/attending. It...
Nov 26, 2014 - Practice Canceled
Practice is canceled for tonight. The Y will close at 6PM.
Nov 26, 2014 - Y Update
Practice is canceled and the Y will CLOSE at 6PM. Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 21, 2014 - Thanksgiving Weekend Schedule
Here is the modified schedule for the holiday weekend: Thanksgiving Weekend Schedule
Nov 12, 2014 - This Saturday
Parents, Please be aware that with all 5 dual meet teams competing this Saturday, the Y will be extra busy with our own team as well as the visiting teams. If your child is going to an away meet and ...
Nov 11, 2014 - Team Photo - Friday Dec. 19
The Annual Team Photo is scheduled for Friday December 19th at 5:30. Order forms can be found here and should be returned along with payment the night of the photo. /njlhy/UserFiles/File/lakeland%2...
Nov 3, 2014 - This Weekend's Schedule
Practice will be modified for this Friday , 11/7 due to the Turkey Meet. 13/olders will have dryland from 5:30-6:30PM and then will practice (if not at the meet) from 6:30-7:30PM. Age Groups 1-4 will...
Oct 30, 2014 - Saturday Reminders
The Girls B and the BOys B dual meets at Ridgewood have been postponed. The girls B has been moved to Nov 15th. The boys B has not been rescheduled yet. The Girls A and Girls C have home dual meets....
Oct 23, 2014 - Toiletries Being Collected
It?s That Time of Year Again! Please remember to save all of your unused shampoos, conditioners, mouthwash and lotions from your hotel at the Great Turkey Meet. Once again, we will be donating them ...
Oct 21, 2014 - Practice Modified for Saturday 10/25
No practice for 12/unders this Saturday, Oct 25th. 13/olders on Girls A, Girls C, and Boys B will practice at LHY from 12:15-2:15pm. Please arrive at 12PM. There is no practice at Drew on Saturday, ...