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Scott Thompson

USA Swimming Statement Regarding the Postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games By USA Swimming | Tuesday, March 24, 2020 “In this globally unprecedented time, today’s joint announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 organizers was the responsible, though understandably difficult decision to make. We are incredibly thankful to have stood next to the USOPC, fellow U.S. national sports governing bodies and sport federations around the world in advocating for the health and safety of our athletes, members and their families. All athletes around the...

Scott Thompson

Riptide Brings Strong Performances to Silvers & States! Riptide had a strong showing at YMCA Silver Championships with many best times and new State cuts. See the Silvers meet report here. The Riptide State Team kept the best times and had some amazing top finishes! Check out the States meet report here! Also, check out our news article on the State meet here. Congrats to all who participated in both meets! Nationals BLACK WEEK Begins! National Team practices enter the first of two "Black Weeks" this week, which are the...

Scott Thompson

You can access the Febuary practice calendars below for both Nationals and March Madness (posted on the web site under "Calendar"). This link allows for easy access to the calendar if you are using the OnDeck app. March 2020 Practice Calendar - Nationals March Madness Calendar

Brian Rose

Continuing a string of improvements from recent years, the Raritan Valley YMCA Riptide swim team’s age-groupers finished this season with their highest YMCA state ranking in 10 years. Held February 21st to 23rd at Ocean County YMCA in Toms River, New Jersey, 12&under YMCA States brings together the best swimmers from 27 different YMCAs in the state in two different age groups: 10&under and 11-12. Thousands of New Jersey swimmers participate in YMCA competitive swimming, but only 10% to 20% can make the challenging qualifying times for the state championships....

Scott Thompson

Silvers Pre-Meet Info Posted: Silver Championship pre-meet information is now posted to the meet page here. Please be sure to arrive AT LEAST 15 minutes prior to the first warm-up time listed for your session. If for some reason you cannot attend, please let Coach Brian know so any affected relays can be cared for. If you have any issues on meet day, if you are sick, or if you are running late, please contact Coach Brian for all of the sessions. Good luck to all swimmers! GO RIPTIDE! Riptide...

Scott Thompson

Bronze Pre-Meet Info & Meet Changes: Warm-up times, parent timing assignments and other Bronze Championship pre-meet information is now posted to the meet page here. PLEASE BE AWARE OF SESSION CHANGES MADE TO THIS MEET THAT WERE SENT OUT SEPARATELY!!! Please be sure to arrive at Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton AT LEAST 15 minutes prior to the first warm-up time listed for your session so you do not get scratched! Don't forget the Riptide "pregame" championship ritual to take yourself to "WARP speed" leading up to the meet (Water,...

Scott Thompson

Ready to Sting the Competition! Get ready for our second most highly attended invitational meet of the season this weekend at Stingray Splash. Make sure you are aware of warm up times, parent timing assignments and other important meet info from the host team by checking out the meet info page under events (or here). If you are signed up, but will not be attending, please let us know asap, as relays and other items are affected (parents, if you cannot cover a timing assignment you have been given, you...

Debbie & Carlo Socio

A black Speedo wet bag with a girl’s size 28 team suit was left at Somerset Hills this past Saturday (12/21). If anyone has found it please reach out to Deborah Blain (deborahb107@yahoo.com) or return to Keira Rosenzweig.

Brian Rose

Congratulations to the following swimmers who made the team at tryouts on August 4th. You should receive an email from Coach Brian by August 5th with instructions for claiming your roster spot. (If you do not receive the email, contact CoachBrian@rvyriptide.org.) Gordon Brown Taurox Chao Samina Chittalwala Kaydan Fernandes Emily Galan Max Gan Mia Gan Timothy Garafalo Anjali Gupta Gordon He Dennis Milke Aashil Patel Alisha Patel Nisha Patel Kevin Qi Aakash Santhapet Luca Scalora CJ Serra Paul Serra Andrew Wang Justin Wang Jinan Zaatreh Brendan Zheng Brianna Zheng

Brian Rose

Congratulations to the following swimmers who made the team at tryouts on July 28th. You should receive an email from Coach Brian before 10pm tonight with instructions for claiming your roster spot. (If you do not receive the email, contact CoachBrian@rvyriptide.org.) Isaach Abraham Arunank Bhattacharya Cedar Boyd Gabrielle Brown Chloe Cantara Olivia Cantara Anthony Chen Mary-Elizabeth Conway Coral DiStefano Aarushi Gupta Varun Iyer Colin Jones Anastasia Kozyrenko Angelina Martinez Liliana Martinho Jack Massey Nell Massey Mihika Mukherjee Jayden Newton Julian Newton Ella Ninal Niya Patel Soham Patel Adriane Patino Neikita...