Ocean County YMCA Fall/Winter 2022-2023 Swim Team Tryouts

The Ocean County YMCA Tiger Sharks Swim Team is a year-round competitive swim team for swimmers 6-18 years old. Swimmers are trained in all 4 competitive strokes, compete in swim meets and learn life-long lessons in sportsmanship and fitness.

The desired products of the program are to foster a love for the sport of swimming, develop long term commitment to the team and promote excellence both in and out of the pool.

Tuesday July 19 6:00-7:30 pm
Wednesday July 27 6:00-7:30 pm

Ocean County YMCA, 1088 W. Whitty Rd Toms River, NJ 08755

Ages (age as of December 1, 2022)
6-12: Register online at ocytigersharks.org
13+: Email Head Coach Corey Matthews ([email protected]) with best times and competitive experience by August 1, 2022.
Returning swimmers from the 2021-2022 Fall/Winter and 2022 Spring season are not required to try out.
NEW swimmers must try out.
Former Tiger Sharks who were not on the team during
the 2021-2022 Fall/Winter or 2022 Spring seasons must try out.

$10 non-refundabe registration fee
Please call or visit the Welcome Center (732-341-9622 x0) to pay registration.

Swimmer Information Form
To help make your tryout experience fast, easy and paperwork free please complete our swimmer information form.
The information provided in this form will be used to notify you of tryout results.
Click here for Swimmer Information Form.

Tryout requirements:
6-8: Swim 25 yards Freestyle and 25 yards Backstroke.
9-10: Swim 50 yards Freestyle, 50 yards Backstroke, and demonstrate an understanding of Breaststroke and Butterfly.
11-12: Swim 100 yards Freestyle, 50 yards Backstroke, and demonstrate an understanding of Breaststroke and Butterfly.
13 & over: Swimmers age 13 & over should submit best times and competitive experience to [email protected] by August 1, 2022.


Additional Information:

  • Upon arrival swimmers and parents will visit the check in table on the pool deck. Swimmers will tryout in order of arrival.

  • Swimmers should enter the pool deck ready to swim with a suit on (a competitive training/practice swim suit is preferred.)

  • Swimmers should bring their own cap and goggles.

  • Parents/guardians may observe from the spectator area


Click here for tryout flier!

**Trying out does not guarantee placement on the team. Spots on the team are limited. New swimmer placement will be determined by ability level and practice group availability. Tryout results will be sent via email.