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New Text Messaging System Please be looking for a text from Y Hub Fins to be delivered to your phone by the end of the week. Once you receive the text, please click the link to verify your phone for future outgoing team texting, unless you would prefer to not receive updates and team news on your phone. We are streamlining our team communication system through our team website which will allow Y Hub Fins to communicate with each of our team families via both email and outgoing text notices.

Coach Addy's Farewell Party All swimmers from both pool locations are invited to join us at the Hattiesburg pool on Wednesday, February 23rd for practice and a "Farewell Party" for Coach Addy before the Y Hub Fins State Team leaves for Tupelo on Thursday the 24th. This will be the last opportunity for most of our swimmers to bid Coach Addy farewell, hug her neck, and let her know how grateful we are for the time that she has given to us. A team photo for Coach Addy will be...

Spring Break Traditionally, Y Hub Fins takes two weeks off after both State Short and State Long Course Championships to allow time for our swimmers to rest and relax their bodies prior to moving into training for the upcoming season. The final practice days for Y Hub Fins prior to our Spring Break are as follows: Petal Pool: Tuesday, February 22 Hattiesburg Pool: Wednesday, February 23 Y Hub Fins will resume regular practices on Monday, March 14th, according to our normal practice schedules for all groups, at both the Hattiesburg...

Due to the lifeguard shortage and pool closures at the Petal Y, novice and age group swim team practices are canceled at the Petal pool location for the next 2 Mondays: Monday, February 14th; and Monday, February 21st. Practice for both novice and age group will, however, be held at the Hattiesburg pool location on the 14th and the 21st, and all Petal pool participants are encouraged to attend practice in Hattiesburg during their normal practice times. Tuesday-Thursday practices at the Petal pool location will continue as normal. Thank you...

All practices at both the Hattiesburg and Petal pool locations are cancelled today due to the thunderstorms. Please stay safe and off the roads if possible!

No Practices Monday, January 31 Our team does not have practices on the Mondays after meets. We will not have any practices on Monday, January 1st, due to the Sunkist meet on 1/28, 1/29 & 1/30.

No Practices Monday, December 6th Our team does not have practices on the Mondays after meets. We will not have any practices on Monday, December 6th, due to the Biloxi meet on 12/3, 12/4 & 12/5.

Petal Pool Open The Petal pool is back open and we will have our normal practices on Tuesday and Thursday of this week in Petal. Petal Practices Later on 12/8 On Wedensday, December 8th the Petal Pool will be closed from 12:00pm - 4:00pm. Practice times for Petal Novice and Age Group will be pushed back to: Petal Novice: 4:15-4:55pm Petal Age Group: 5:00-6:00pm

Christmas Holiday Practice Schedule (December 20-January 2nd) Both weeks will be the same schedules: Novice Monday and Tuesday, normal times: 3:30-4:10pm at both locations Wednesday and Thursday - NO PRACTICES *Tuesday, December 21st will be Candy Cane Relays and games during practice for each group at each location. Age Group Monday and Tuesday, normal times: Hattiesburg 4:20-5:20pm and Petal 4:30-5:30pm Wednesday and Thursday - NO PRACTICES *Tuesday, December 21st will be Candy Cane Relays and games during practice for each group at each location. Senior Group Monday and Tuesday: 1:00-3:30pm...

Local YMCA Hub Fins Swimmer Sam Stewart Finals at Recent Olympic Trials Last March 2020, Sam Stewart was on a roll. Spurred on by the recent death of his coach, Steve Panzram, he made swimming headlines when he swam a time in the 200 Individual Medley that ranked him 5th in the world. Then his world collapsed as the COVID-19 pandemic advanced. Pools and gyms closed. Training of any sort became difficult. Resistance training was limited to creative use of whatever equipment he had at home, and friends lent him...