FOBY Freestyle 05/14/2019

Dear FOBY Swimmers & Families,


First meets of the season this weekend!


Practice Schedule this Weekend (5/18-5/19)

Saturday 5/18 – Normal Practice & Dryland Schedule for All Groups @ Freehold

Sunday 5/19 – NO Practice for Any Groups @ Freehold or Old Bridge (OCY IM Extreme Meet)


Job Signups are now available for both the FOBY Spring Fling and the OCY IM Extreme Meet. For the FOBY Spring Fling meet, we are requesting that all Senior 2 athletes attend to help us run the meet. Volunteer hours are available. Please contact Anna Yee,, to let us know you will be attending.


FOBY Spring Fling

Date: Saturday May 18th, 2019

Location: Old Bridge YMCA, 1 Mannino Park Drive, Old Bridge, NJ 08857

Warmup: 3pm

Start: 4pm

*Please arrive 15 Minutes before warmup for check-in

**FOBY Caps, Suits and Team Apparel are required


OCY IM Extreme Meet (Entries are Attached)

Date: Sunday May 19th, 2019

Location: Ocean County YMCA, 1088 W. Whitty Road, Toms River, NJ 08755

12/Unders – Warmup: 8am, Start: 9am

13/Overs – Warmup: 1:30pm, Start: 2:30pm

*Please arrive 15 Minutes before warmup for check-in

**FOBY Caps, Suits and Team Apparel are required


Which Spring Meets should I sign my swimmer up for?

FOBY Spring Fling – Open to Mini 1/Mini 2/Junior 1/Junior 2/Senior 1

OCY IM Extreme Meet – Open to Junior 3/Junior 4/Senior 2/Senior 3 (Entries are Final)

EEX Miles Middies & Minis – Open to all swimmers who have not achieved SVY Long Course Cup Qualifying Times

SVY Long Course Cup – Open to all swimmers who have achieved SVY Long Course Cup Qualifying Times

*At this time, swimmers should only be signing up for 1 meet in May and 1 meet in June. Additional meets will be added for our Summer Session as it gets closer.


REMINDER 1 – All swimmers should always lock up their belongings in the locker room when unattended to prevent damaged or stolen property.

REMINDER 2 – Inappropriate or dangerous behavior in the locker room is a violation of our YMCA’s and Swim Team’s Code of Conduct and could lead to termination of your membership, both for the facility and swim team, without refund.  


The Freehold Sharks is a competitive summer league swim team at the Freehold YMCA that competes as part of the Monmouth County Swim Conference. Registration and Tryout dates are available in the attached flyer. Other information, including the practice schedule and pricing, will be available within the next few weeks. Please contact me – – with any questions.


Upcoming FOBY Events:

Saturday 5/18 – FOBY Spring Fling @ Old Bridge YMCA

Sunday 5/19 – OCY IM Extreme Meet @ Ocean County YMCA

Monday 5/27 – NO PRACTICE – Memorial Day


Upcoming FOBY Birthdays (5/15-5/21):

Coach Bobby Bartus – May 15th

Coach Larissa Manzi – May 16th  

Morgan Koonce – May 19th (10)

Trisha Lau – May 19th (15)


FOBY Swimming is on Instagram and Facebook! Please follow @fobyswimming on Instagram, and follow and like @FOBYSwim on Facebook ( for photos and live stories from meets and practice, as well as FOBY Swim Team event dates, times, locations and information.