Stingray Scoop 3/5/2019

Kirk Bobash
Mar 5, 2019
Hunterdon County YMCA
Stingray Scoop 3/5/2019

Dear Swimmers and Families,

Great job to all of the swimmers who participated in the Silver/Bronze meet over the weekend! We know that the weekend was a bit of a struggle with the weather and technical difficulties, but everyone made it through swimmingly.

We are really excited for the 13&Over State Championship meet that is coming up this weekend! Check in times are as follows:



            Session 1/1A- Please check in at 5:10pm


            Session 2- Please check in at 6:40am

            Session 3- Please check in at 10:10am

            Session 4- Please check in at 5:00pm


            Session 5/5A- Please check in at 6:40am

            Session 6/6A- Please check in at 10:40am

            Session 7- Please check in at 5:00pm


            Session 8- Please check in at 7:10am

            Session 9- Please check in at 9:40am

            Session 10- Please check in at 11:55am

            Session 11/11A- Please check in at 2:40pm

            Session 12- Please check in at 5:55pm


Junior 3 Group: There will be no dryland for the remainder of the season.

This Saturday 3/9, will be our last Saturday morning practice.

If any swimmer is interested in practicing Tues/Thurs as an option, just reach out.

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.


Has your swimmer finished their swim team season, and wants to work on technique and maintain endurance and fitness levels?  The Y is offering two opportunities specifically for the Stingrays led by Coach Brian. The courses are listed below:

Stingrays Competitive Clinic - Tuesdays 5:30 to 6:15 pm and Thursdays 4:45 to 5:30 pm.  Open to all ages.  Focus is on drills for all four strokes as well as starts, turns and finishes.  Twice weekly program helps your swimmer stay at the top of their game before the Spring swim team season starts in April.

Fee for Eight 45 minute classes:  $88.  Class will run from March 5 through March 28

Stingrays Power Swim -    Tuesdays & Thursdays 8 pm to 9 pm

Twice weekly challenging workouts emphasize maintaining fitness levels, improving stroke technique and increasing endurance.  Swim with your teammates and push each other to excel.  Plus, Coach Brian will add an element of FUN to every workout.

Fee for Eight one-hour workouts:  $117  Runs March 5 through March 28

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:

3/7-3/10- 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:

Perry Zoumas  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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