The Willmar Aquatic Racing Stingrays (WARS) is a nonprofit corporation promoting amateur competitive swimming in West Central Minnesota. We are governed by Minnesota Swimming, Inc. a LSC (local swim committee) of the national organization USA Swimming. We practice at the Willmar Senior High School pool and offer programs for youth from near beginners to extremely advanced competitive swimmers.


Stingray swimmers must: 

  • Be able to swim in deep or shallow water
  • Be able to swim the front and back crawl the length of the pool without resting
  • Be mature enough to listen to and follow directions