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Test and Protect - Hamilton County CARES COVID-19 Free Testing The YMCA of Greater Cincinnati is hosting COVID-19 Testing at several branches throughout Cincinnati. On-site testing is being provided by the University of Cincinnati and UC Health. Testing Sites include PCY on every Monday, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the back parking lot. The tests are free for those who live, work or attend school in Hamilton County. Click here for complete information including all test sites and time.

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Trick of Treat Drive Thru at PCY PCY is hosting a Trick or Treat Drive Thru on Thursday evening October 29 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Volunteers will be passing out candy at 10 stops along a parking lot route. All Tigerharks swimmers are invited to drive thru the lot after swim team practices. We would love to have all of our swimmers participate in this fun inaugural fall tradition! In preparation for the event, we are seeking donations of Halloween Candy in order to support this community event....

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Updated Meet Information for the YMCA National Virtual Meet and the US Open Qualifier Meet has been posted on the meet page. There have been several changes in order to provide a fair racing environment and to adhere to COVID Safety Procedures. Please make sure that you are aware of the meet formats and time changes. Saturday morning has been split up into two sessions separated by Girls and Boys. With these changes, we will easily be compliant with the State of Ohio requirement of 15% of the maximum room...

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Staying Healthy This Fall and Winter With people spending more time indoors, viruses spread more easily. There are a few important and easy things to stay healthy. -Wear a mask. Whenever you are indoors with people outside your family, keep your mask on! Wearing your mask protects you from coronavirus, flu, and other viruses. In the bubble, wear your mask to your lane and place it in a bag while you swim. Don't forget to wash your masks regularly. -Wash your hands frequently. -Get a flu shot. Some virus experts...

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The Bubble is up and looking great! Soon, the lights will be installed and we should be good to go for practices! With our new measures and operating procedures to ensure safety, we are excited to welcome everyone back to swim and train for the 2020-2021 indoor swimming season.

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Powel Crosley, Jr. YMCA Tigersharks Swimming Team Fall Coaching Staff Update The COVID-19 Pandemic has adversely impacted the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati financially and programmatically. It has altered the operations of all areas and departments within the YMCA. With this in mind, new policies and procedures have been mandated in order to ensure a new streamlined, efficient staffing structure, which is now in place for the upcoming short course season. PCY Masters Stacey Tepe Mike Leonard PCY Levels IV, V & VI Mike Leonard Megan Feichtner Stacey Tepe Shay Spelman...

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Tigersharks Fall Practice Schedule Fall, 2020 Tigershark Division at Powel Crosley, Jr. YMCA Masters - Year Round Program M-F 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. Sat 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Levels V & VI – Starts on September 14 M-F 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Level IV – starts on September 14 M-F 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Sat 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Level III – Starts on September 14 M-F 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sat 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Level...

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Tigersharks Swim Team Operations – Fall 2020 COVID 19-Protocol Updates The following protocols will be mandated for all Tigersharks athletes. All information is based on current CDC and local health department guidelines. Athletes per Lane Starting this fall, practice lanes may have two athletes per side with a maximum of four athletes per short course lane. Athletes will be positioned on the wall and at the flags to allow safe distance between swimmers. Masters will remain at two per lane, one at each side. Masks and face coverings are required...

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The Tentative Short Course Meet Schedule has been posted. All meets may be virtual for the remainder of 2020. We are hopeful to return to more traditional competition sometime in 2021. Please click here for the Tentative Meet Schedule All swimmers must compete in three YMCA meets since September 1, 2019, in order to be eligible for YMCA Championship Meets. USA Meets do not count toward this requirement. All swimmers must swim in one sanctioned YMCA Championships Meet in order to be eligible for YMCA National Championship Meets.

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Dear Tigersharks Parent, Registration is now open for the 2020-2021 Tigersharks Swim Team. This year, the team will celebrate 56 years of developing “Champions of Life” in and out of the water. The sport of swimming offers a tremendous teaching tool for the development of well-rounded young athletes. This summer, the team was successful in changing the narrative from being well behind to being well ahead in terms of athletic development in the water. While the competition was limited, our athletes enjoyed a tremendous summer of personal improvement and stroke...