Swim Groups

The Cortland YMCA Stingers Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers ages 5-19 and all ability levels. It is the goal of the Cortland YMCA Stingers Swim Team to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

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Blue Group
This is our entry level group. Typically 5-12 year olds. An athlete need not be able to swim to enter this group.
TENTATIVE Summer Workout Days/Times: Mon - Thu 6:30-7:30 pm and Sat 9-10 am
All swimmers are expected to compete at all dual meets (this is during the regular season) and CNY District Championships. Summer swim meets may be optional.  All swimmers are encouraged to participate in other available meets as eligible.
 

Gold Group
When coaches determine a swimmer is ready, the swimmer progresses to the Gold Group.  Athletes in this group are usually at least 13 years old and the coaches have determined they are ready.

TENTATIVE Summer Workout Days/Times:  Mon, Tues, and Thurs. 5-6:30 pm, Wed, 6:30 - 8 pm and Sat. 8-10 am

All swimmers are expected to compete at all dual meets (during regular season) and CNY District Championships.  Summer meets may be optional. All swimmers are encouraged to participate in available meets as eligible.

NYS Team
Minimum criteria for entry is (1) State time standard and a desire to be competitive on the State level. 

National Group
Minimum criteria for entry is (1) National time standard and a desire to be competitive on a National level.