News
Sep 14, 2019 - Team Store is Open
The team store is open. Please click here. Deadline for order swim caps - Sept. 29 Deadline for ordering suits and all other gear - Oct. 6
Jul 17, 2019 - Start of the 2019-2020 Season
Welcome back Sea Dragons! The first practice of the 2019-2020 season will be Sept. 9. More detials to follow.
Apr 1, 2019 - Sea Dragons Banquet 2019 on April 28
All: Lets celebrate our terrific season! Banquet Invitation *NOTE: where it says # of children attending, enter the number of swim team members in that field - I couldn't figure out how to indicate t...
Jan 16, 2019 - Team Store is Open
The team store will be open until January 28: https://alexandriaseadragons2019.itemorder.com/sale
Jan 12, 2019 - CANCELLED: Sunday RAYS Stingers Meet Events
Due to the snow, the events scheduled for Sunday, January 13 have been cancelled.
Nov 12, 2018 - Swim Caps Arrived
Swim caps have arrived! For those swimmers who did not receive their cap at the meet this past weekend, you can pickup from the YMCA on Tuesday November 12 around 6pm, or contact one of the team par...
Oct 20, 2018 - How to Order a Team Swim Suit
You can order a team swim suit here: https://shopumall.com/collections/alexandria-sea-dragons . We have ordered extra swim caps.
Oct 19, 2018 - Tryouts for 2018-2019 Sea Dragons
There is still time to join the Sea Dragons. All NEW swimmers will need to try out for the team to ensure proper group placement. Anyone wishing to tryout please contact Coach Ian at: Ian.McNeal@...
Oct 8, 2018 - Oct. 14 Deadline to Order Swim Suits
Visit the Team Store to order your swim suit and spirit wear.
Oct 8, 2018 - Team News
Pictures Remember to take and send pictures of the meets! We love to post pictures of our swimmers. Pictures can be sent to team parent Molly Ramsdell .
Oct 2, 2018 - Oct. 4 Parent Meeting
A reminder there will be a parent meeting on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 5:45pm in the lobby of the YMCA. Hope to see you there.
Oct 2, 2018 - Oct 12 Registration Deadline for Opening Gun
Please take a moment to let us know if your swimmer is available to participate in the 37th ANNUAL OPENING GUN INVITATIONAL ! By October 12, please go to "Events" and let us know if your swimmer is...
Sep 10, 2018 - Welcome to the 2018-2019 Sea Dragons!
Welcome new (and returning) families to the 2018-19 swim season. We are glad you are part of the team. Please remember to register your athletes if you haven't already done so. The forms are availal...
Feb 21, 2018 - Meet our New Coaches
We have two new coaches on the team now, Coach Chris who is working with the Juniors and Seniors, and Coach Amy who is working with younger swimmers. Coach Chris Chris grew up on Long Island and start...
Jan 12, 2018 - January 12, 2018 News
Apologies for the end of the week notice, the week got away from me. Good luck to our 8 and unders swimming tomorrow! GO SEA DRAGONS !! It is a fun meet and we miss swimming it! Upcoming Events 1/1...
Jan 2, 2018 - January 2, 2018 News
Happy New Year! I hope everyone had peaceful and happy Holidays over break, and enjoyed time spent with family ? and rested up because we have three swim meets this month! Upcoming Events 1/6/18: Ma...
Sep 11, 2017 - Parent Meeting September 18th @ 5:45pm
There will be an important Parent Meeting Monday, September 18th from 5:45pm - 6:15pm in the YMCA lobby. Please come learn about the upcoming season and hear from Coach Ian about all that is store fo...
Aug 21, 2017 - First Practice September 18th
Sea Dragons will kick off the season with the first practice on September 18th. Watch for more details on age groups and times!
Jul 18, 2017 - 2017-2018 Season Registration to Open August 14th
Welcome to the 2017-2018 Sea Dragons swim season! Registration will begin August 14th. We look forward to welcoming back our returning and new athletes! More information on registration will be ...
Apr 14, 2017 - Spring Tune Up
The YMCA Alexandria Sea Dragons invite you to join us for our six weeks of Spring Tune Up . The purpose of the Spring Tune Up is to help prepare swimmers for success in the upcoming summer swim leag...
Jan 3, 2017 - Jan 4, 2017 News
Happy New Year Sea Dragon Families! A few notes about upcoming events. Secret Santa - Thursday, Jan 6 @ 6:30pm. Gifts are $5, kids have all picked a name. If you have not received one, please let us ...
Aug 1, 2016 - Swim Team Tryout Dates
Swim Team Try-Out Dates Click here for th flyer. Announcing the Try-Out schedule for the 2016-2017 Season Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday August 2, 3 & 4 3:30PM?4:30PM Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday Au...
Apr 12, 2016 - Team News April 12, 2016
Lots of information this week, please read! Final Swim Meet Spring Championship Invitational (PVS) Where : Fairland Aquatic Center 13820 Old Gunpowder Road, Laurel, MD 20707 Warm-Ups : 7:00AM - 8:00AM...
Mar 15, 2016 - March 15 Team News
Congratulations to the Divisional Swimmers! Great swims by all!! Lots of time dropped, and our team was well represented. We have a meet this weekend, Spring Championships which is a PVS/USA Swimming...
Mar 10, 2016 - March 10, 2016 Weekly News
Volunteers are needed for Divisionals, specifically timers. Volunteer for something (particularly if your child is swimming ? awesome view of the meet!): 2016 East Field South Championships ? Official...
Mar 10, 2016 - March 10 News Addendum
Some Updates from Coach Ian: Psych Sheet for Spring Championships should be out by March 15 All 10 and unders are requested to sign up for the Penguin Classic. Its a fun meet, an exciting meet and ...
Mar 1, 2016 - March 1 2016 Team News
Feb 26, 2016 - 8 & Under Championship Meet Sunday February 28th, 2016
8 & Under Championships When: Sunday February 28 th , 2016 Where: Randallstown Aquatic Center/3505 Resource Drive/Randallstown, Maryland 21133 https://www.google.com/maps/ search/randallstown+aquati...
Feb 26, 2016 - Saint Albans Junior Open Saturday February 27th, 2016
Saint Albans Junior Open When: Saturday February 27 th , 2016 Where: 3001 Mount Saint Alban, Washington, DC 20016 https://www.google.com/maps/ place/St.+Albans+School/@38. 9285645,-77.0708672,17z/da...
Nov 16, 2015 - Hagerstown Registration/Swim A Thon/Chipotle Fundraising Event
Sea Dragons, HAPPY MONDAY ! I certainly hope everyone enjoyed Tri-Meet with YSS & BCC this past weekend. We had some great swims and, even better, some significant drops in times. A perfect examp...
Nov 2, 2015 - What to Expect - Opening Gun
Please review the attached document which provides some helpful information on what to expect at Opening Gun, our first swim meet of the season. What to Expect Opening Gun 2015
Aug 21, 2015 - Registration Updates
Good Morning Sea Dragons, We are nearing the opening of the 2015-2016 season. Please see information below on when funds are due for registration. Option 1: Register on or before Tuesday, August 25 t...
May 12, 2015 - End of Season Awards Banquet May 16th
This year?s swim team banquet will be held at Theismann?s Restaurant in Old Towne Alexandria. Date: May 16, 2015 Time: 12Noon until 3:00PM Attire: Business Casual Price: ...
Mar 19, 2015 - Swim-A-Thon Announced!
Calling all Sea Dragons, It is the annual YMCA's Month of Giving and our team is going to participate by holding a swim-a-thon to raise money for new equipment, such as starting blocks (real ones!). D...
Feb 26, 2015 - C&P Session 4 Rescheduled for Saturday, 2/28
Fairland Aquatic Center 13820 Old Gunpowder Road Laurel, MD 20707 (301) 206-2359 Time: 7 AM warmups start; competition begins at 8:10 AM; tentative finish 12 PM. They will be using the same warmup fo...
Feb 21, 2015 - Session 4 of C&P canceled due to inclement weather!
Session 4 (10 and Unders) of C&P meet has been canceled due to inclement weather. We will update you with information on a rescheduled date as soon as we receive it.
Feb 6, 2015 - Practice Resumes Wednesdays for Novice and Seniors
Beginning February 18th, practice will resume for Novice and Senior swimmers. There will be two lanes available from 4:30pm - 5:30pm.
Feb 4, 2015 - Parent Meeting scheduled for February 25th at 6pm
Please join us for this important meeting. Wednesday, February 25th, 6pm at the YMCA
Feb 2, 2015 - C&P Program Ads - Get Yours Now!
Sea Dragons, On February 21, 2014 the YMCA Fairfax County Reston , Silver Spring YMCA, YMCA of Alexandria and YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase will be teaming up for their third year to host C&P Sub-Dist...
Jan 26, 2015 - And the winnner is.....
The votes are in and it was an overwhelming victory for the new logo!
Jan 16, 2015 - There will be practice on MLK Day - January 19th
If you're in town, we hope to see you at the pool!
Jan 12, 2015 - Congrats Anthony and Sidney on Winterfest!
We would like to Congratulate Anthony Doll, pictured, and Sidney Horton for competing in the Winterfest Invitational this past weekend. Winterfest was a great opportunity for our Sea Dragons to compet...
Jan 7, 2015 - Free Webinar from USA Swimming: "From Chump to Champ in Four Steps"
As we kick off the new year, we'll be sharing some helpful and fun information to make the most of your swim experience. If you?d like to give your child a simple four-step process for moving from go...
Jan 7, 2015 - 13th Annual Black Heritage Swim Meet, Cary, NC - Book Hotel Now!
TEAM TRIP: NOT TOO EARLY TO BOOK More information to follow about The Annual Black Heritage Swim Meet in Cary, NC during Memorial Day weekend. However, the block of rooms have been reserved. For thos...
Jan 6, 2015 - Party on the Bus to Randallstown!
IT'S A PARTY on the BUS! Our next meet is a tri meet - YASD vs YSS @ YRAC on January 24th. The Sea Dragons have arranged for a bus that seats up to 60 people to take the swimmers and family to the...
Dec 10, 2014 - SECRET SANTA - 12/18
Sea Dragons Secret Santa - Thursday, December 18th. Coaches will end practice early (5:45pm) to allow for the exchange of gifts on the pool deck. Email Jennifer Doll (jenniferdoll632@gmail.com) by CO...
Dec 5, 2014 - SAVE THE DATE: End of Season Awards Banquet 5/16
Please save the date for the Sea Dragons End of Season Awards Banquet: Saturday, May 16th, 2015. Venue and time TBD.
Nov 24, 2014 - NO PRACTICE WEEK OF 11/24
The problem with the pool has not been resolved so unfortunately, practice has been cancelled this week. Regular practice will resume on Monday, December 1st. Have a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
Nov 13, 2014 - Team and Individual Photos Availalable Now!
Don't forget to check out all the wonderful photos taken by team photographer, Vincent Penoso! http://www.penosoimages.com/ They make great gifts for your swimmer, aunts, uncles and grandparents! ...
Nov 5, 2014 - New Dual Meet Added to Schedule - YASD @ Reston 11/22
Mark your calendars and plan to join us at Reston for a dual meet on November 22nd. Warm ups 2pm Meet start 3pm Meet concludes approximately 6pm
Nov 5, 2014 - Regular Practice 11/10
Alexandria City Public Schools are closed on Monday, November 10th, however, we WILL be having practice. See you at the pool!
Oct 28, 2014 - Thanksgiving Food Drive 2014
Calling all Sea Dragons! Once again, the YMCA Alexandria will be holding a Thanksgiving food drive to help those who are less fortunate. And because as a team we are so much more than just swimming la...
Oct 15, 2014 - Additionnal Date Added for Individual Photos - 10/27
Reminder that the team and individual photos are a fundraiser for the Sea Dragons. Photographer Vincent Penoso has generously offered to donate part of the sales back to team. So please plan to come...
Oct 14, 2014 - Team Photo and Pep Rally
Calling all Sea Dragons! Come on out for our team photo and pep rally to get pumped up for our first meet on Saturday, November 1st! Team Photo: 5:45pm Individual photos: 6:15pm (ish!) Pizza/Coache...
Sep 7, 2014 - Parent Kick-Off Meeting September 23rd 7-8pm
There will be a mandatory Parent Kick-off meeting Tuesday, September 23rd from 7-8pm. Please come meet the coaches, learn about what's in store for the 2014-2015 season and get all those questions...
Sep 7, 2014 - Team Suit Fitting by Sport Fair
Once again Sport Fair, NOVAs premier swim outfitter, will be at the Y to provide team suits (logo imprinted while you wait!) and show off some of the new gear available this year. They will be settin...
Aug 29, 2014 - New Swimmer Assessments 9/13 and 9/14
Make up swim assessments September 13 and 14th, 1:00pm - 2:30pm at the YMCA.
Mar 6, 2014 - CONGRATULATIONS to our DISTRICT QUALIFIERS!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SEA DRAGONS WHO QUALIFIED FOR DISTRICTS! Miguel Davis -- 4 Events Anthony Doll -- 5 Events Bennet Logan -- 1 Event Kendall Carter -- 1 Event Kyle Carter -- 2 Events Jamie Grim...
Mar 4, 2014 - Sea Dragons at St. Albans! WOW!
Way to go Sea Dragons! Our team of just 18 athletes rocked the St. Alban's Jr. Open Invitational this past weekend! The boys placed 2nd of 18 teams and the girls placed 10th out of 17 teams. Ju...
Mar 3, 2014 - SAVE THE DATE! 4/25 Team Photo and Pizza Party!
Please hold Friday, April 25th for our team photo and pizza party to celebrate the end of the YMCA league season. 6pm - 8:30pm More details to follow!
Feb 20, 2014 - Volunteer Schedule for C&P
Parents, Thank you to all who have generously signed up to volunteered at the C&P meet. Attached please find the Schedule. As you can see, we are not providing the requested number of volunteers per ...
Jan 17, 2014 - C&P League's Top 25 Times
Congratulations to our Sea Dragons who made the Chesapeake & Potomac Swim League's Top 25 Times! C&PTopTimes
Dec 13, 2013 - Water Bottles and T-shirts
Sea Dragons- We have Nalgene water bottles and a limited supply of t-shirts left from last season that are for sale. Tech shirts size XL, L ($22 each) Cotton T XL only ($15 each) Water bottles ($...
Dec 12, 2013 - Holiday Camps and Drop and Shop
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! The Y is having camp on non-school days! December 23 Creation Station Camp $32/$40 December 26-31 Holiday Happiness Camp $123/$160 *Please bring a bag lunch and two snacks* *Please a...
Dec 11, 2013 - Meet Entries for Hagerstown Posted
Please review the meet entries for the Hagerstown Holiday Invitational located in the Events section.
Nov 27, 2013 - REVISED! MEET ENTRIES - Mark Schisler Memorial Invitational
Attached find individual meet entries and fees per athlete. Please make checks payable to the YMCA of Alexandria and submit to the coaches by 12/2. Thank you! MarkSchislerIndividualEntriesREVISED20...
Nov 21, 2013 - Parent Meeting - 11/21 and 11/23
WHAT: Parent Meeting WHEN: Thursday, November 21st @6:45 and Saturday, November 23rd @ 9:15am. WHERE: YMCA Multi-Purpose Room WHY: Discuss upcoming meets, qualifying times, goals fo the team, an...
Nov 12, 2013 - Winterfest and District Times Posted
The C&P Swim League has posted qualifying times for Winterfest and the East Field District Championships. Please refer to the DOCUMENTS tab and speak with the coaches about helping your athlete establ...
Nov 11, 2013 - YASD Wins Meet vs YSS!
WOW...that was a close one! But thanks to our awesome swimmers, the Sea Dragons won Saturday's meet against the Silver Spring Piranhas, 220 to 218! Every race counted and we pulled it out! Meet r...
Oct 22, 2013 - Stroke Clinics Announced for November
Calling all Sea Dragons! PERFECT YOUR STROKE at SWIM CLINICS! Freestyle Clinic - November 3, 2013 Advanced -12 pm- 2 pm Swimmers 11-Older (Program #02501 ID 53) Developmental - 2 pm- 4 pm Swimmers ...
Oct 8, 2013 - Online Team Store EXTENDED! Order by 10/21
Sea Dragons - Sport Fair has created an online store for Sea Dragons logo gear - suits, backpacks, t-shirts, flannel pants and hoodies! To access this store visit https://sportfairusa.tuosystems.com...
Sep 14, 2013 - Practice Groups Assigned
Parents - Here is a list of swim practice groups. 1) if your child took an assessment and her/his name is not listed, please contact me. 2) if you child did NOT take an assessment, please sp...
Sep 10, 2013 - Sport Fair Team Suit Fitting October 8th and 9th
Sea Dragon team suit fittings at the Alexandria YMCA October 8th, 4pm - 6pm October 9th, 5pm - 7pm Sport Fair, our team outfitter, will be on site fitting kids and putting logos on suits right on site...
Sep 10, 2013 - Practice Begins September 16th - 2013-2014 Season
Get ready Sea Dragons! The first practice of the 2013-2014 swim season begins on September 16th. Please make sure your athlete has a suit, goggles and swim cap and is on deck ready to swim when p...
Sep 9, 2013 - Get your practice suits at swimoutlet.com
Support YMCA Alexandria Sea Dragons by shopping at swimoutlet.com! A portion of all sales goes back to our team! Also, get FREE SHIPPING on orders over $49! http://www.swimoutlet.com/ymcaalexandriase...