Stingray Scoop 2/26/2019

Kirk Bobash
Feb 26, 2019
Hunterdon County YMCA
Stingray Scoop 2/26/2019

Dear Swimmers and Families,

Congratulations to everyone that competed this past weekend! We had goals achieved, records broken, and some cuts made. It was a really great weekend for HCY!

Shout out to Victoria Castro and Lucas Abd for breaking team records that were older than they are! 

Congratulations also to Ricardo Cosano, who took the podium twice at finals during the State Championship meet!

We have our 13-19 Silver/Bronze meet @ Witherspoon this weekend.

Check in times are as follows:

Saturday AM (Girls): Please check in at 8:30am

Saturday 1650: Please check in at 1:45pm

Saturday PM (Boys): Please check in at 2:40pm

Sunday AM (Girls): Please check in at 7:15am

Sunday 1000: Please check in at 11:40am

Sunday PM (Boys): Please check in at 12:40pm

Silver/Bronze Parking Note:

Parking is available in the lots and the street surrounding the school where there is a street curb. Please note Linden Ave. should NOT be used for swim meet parking even if there are available spots on this street. Please make sure it is a LEGAL parking space or you will be ticketed and/or towed. Please make sure you are not blocking any crosswalks or driveways with your car.

Thank you for your cooperation and your courtesy to those that live here.


As a liaison to Spring Season, Coach Brian will be running Power Swim and Competitive Clinic on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:45-5:30pm.  The fee is: $88 for Eight, 45 min. sessions. Registration can be completed at the front desk. Please reach out for inquiries.

Senior Group: Practices will be held @RVCC 6-7:30am on Saturday 3/2 & @ Deer Path 6-7:30pm on Sunday 3/3

Junior 3 JO/Zone Swimmers:  Saturday morning 3/2 RVCC practice will be from 7:30-9:00am.

Remaining Juniors swimmers: Please attend practice as usual this week. Lead coaches will discuss possible consolidations for the remaining weeks of practice. Stay tuned. If you have already discussed practices with me (some of you) the plan is the same as discussed.

Mark your calendars! The Special Olympics Meet is just around the corner! We had such a great time volunteering as a team last year, and it would be awesome to do it again. The date will be March 16 from 4-8pm at the Deer Path Y.

The Annual Swim Team Banquet is April 12! You should have received an email from Kristin Heimall with the invitation. This is a REALLY fun event that the kids enjoy with dancing, lots of soda, and other shenanigans. Dress is semi-formal. Please RSVP by 4/5.

We need photos for the banquet’s slide show! Please send them over!

Upcoming HCY Events:

3/2-3/3- 13-19 Silver/Bronze NJS Championships   

3/7-3/10- 13&Over State Championships      

3/15-3/17- Senior Open Champs @ BAC  

3/16- Special Olympics Meet @ Deer Path YMCA  

3/22-3/24- NJS 11-14/10&U JO’s    


Upcoming HCY Birthdays:

Shrijani Chakroborty     HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!  

Brooksley Wagga         HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!            

HCY Swimming (@hcyswimming) is on Instagram! If you have any photos you’d like posted, please send them to me!! We need to boost our feed!! #hcyswim #hcyswimming #hcyswimfam

Be well,           

Coach Ruby

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