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Mission

The goal of the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Piranhas is to maximize strengths, overcome areas of weakness, and help each individual reach their fullest potential in all of the endeavors of their life.

 - To expand our membership in order to share the sport of swimming with as many other people as possible in our community

 - To publicize and promote the sport of swimming in our community

 - To inspire, support, and encourage competitive excellence in the sport of swimming and in life for our youth

 - To encourage members of our community to participate in aquatic activities for good health and recreation

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Piranhas are a USS year round competitive swim team with a professional coaching staff that provide a challenging and rewarding experience for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

All of our coaches are USS certified with years of experience. Their role is to inspire, motivate, educate, and help each individual reach their maximum potential, both in and out of the water. They provide a rewarding and enriching atmosphere for your children each and every day.

The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Piranhas, a non profit club, is run by its elected Board of Directors which meets once a month. All members are welcome at each meeting and encouraged to be involved in team activities and fundraisers.

We are constantly growing and training young swimmers to maintain a well rounded competitive swim team. Thank you for joining us. We are looking forward to meeting you. Please feel free to ask another member or coach any question you may have.

As formally stated, our mission is to publicize, sponsor and advance the amateur sport of swimming for charitable purposes; to support and develop amateur athletes for competition in the sport of swimming through training and instructional activities and through a well-organized chain of inter-team competitions throughout the Capital District Area of the State of New York, leading to the ability of the victors to compete on a higher, national scope; to develop standards and enforce official rules of swimming competitions in accordance with the rules promulgated by USA Swimming; to sponsor an active program of conducting local and state competitions; to measure and certify swim meet scores; to provide for coaching, supervision and rental of swimming facilities to further the development and sportsmanship of members in the sport of swimming throughout the community as a whole; to serve as a member of USA Swimming (the national governing body for competitive swimming in the United States and is charged with selecting the United States Olympic Swimming team and any other teams which officially represent the United States, as well as the overall organization and operation of the sport within the country, in accordance with the Amateur Sports Act), and to inspire, support and encourage competitive excellence in the sport of swimming.