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Reston Swim Team Association

RSTA Winter Swim is growing! New sessions for Fall 2021 have been added for Friday 6-7pm and Saturday 5-6pm at Reston Community Center. These newly added sessions will begin October 1 & 2. Click here for more information! Click here to register. Please note that all Tuesday/Thursday and Sunday sessions are now full. Anyone may register for the Friday and Saturday sessions, even if already registered for another day.

Reston Swim Team Association

Photo credit: David Cordts All Star Meet Results Summary The annual RSTA All Star meet was held on Saturday, July 31 at Lake Newport Pool. At the end of each summer season, top swimmers in each event from among all RSTA teams are selected to compete; individual swimmers are permitted to swim in up to two individual events and up to two relays. In addition, after the completion of this year’s official All Star Meet, new exhibition relays called the “Toll Road Challenge” were added. The full meet program is...

Reston Swim Team Association

2021 Kevin Coffey Spirit Award Recipients RSTA presents the Kevin Coffey Spirit Award annually to a swimmer (or swimmers) on each team who participates regularly in practices and meets and who has exhibited exceptional team spirit, sportsmanship, reliability, and dedication to RSTA's goal of providing a positive swim experience for all swimmers. The award is given in memory of Kevin Coffey, who was part of RSTA for 15 years, as a swimmer and a coach, and personified the criteria on which his memorial is based. This year, RSTA is pleased...

Reston Swim Team Association

Congratulations to Cyndy Norford, the 2021 Kim Klarman Award recipient! Please see page 4 of the All Star Meet Program to read details regarding the amazing person Kim was, her dedication to RSTA, and details about the award. View the virtual presentation of the 2021 Kim Klarman Award here.

Reston Swim Team Association

The 2021 RSTA All Star Meet will be held on Saturday, July 31 at Lake Newport Pool. The newly updated expanded meet program is available here! See below for the tentative meet timeline. Please be sure to arrive on time for your role at the meet! 6:15: Swimmers and 1st shift Meet Marshalls arrive 6:30: 12 & under warm-ups begin 6:55: 13 & over warm-ups begin 7:00 - 7:15: All other 1st shift volunteers arrive 7:20: Opening Ceremonies 7:30: Starter/Timer check 8:00: For any swimmer only swimming Age Group Relays,...

Reston Swim Team Association

Registration for the fall session of RSTA Winter Swim will open on August 12, 2021 for returning RSTA swimmers and on August 19 for swimmers new to RSTA. Practices will commence on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at the Reston Community Center (RCC). The New Wave Program will be incorporated within all practices. See the "Winter" tab for more details!

Reston Swim Team Association

Week 6 Results Summary The final dual meets of the 2021 RSTA summer season were held on Saturday, July 24 among the eight league teams. While no league or team records were broken, many personal best times were achieved. Look forward to more fast swims next Saturday at the RSTA All Star meet! Scores from week 6 meets were as follows, with two meets won by less than 30 points: Hunters Woods Marlins 542, Lake Newport 442 Lake Audubon Barracudas 517, North Hills Hurricanes 498 Lake Anne Stingrays 488, Autumnwood...

Reston Swim Team Association

Photo credit: Gail Sutherland Week 5 Results Summary The weather was the hottest yet, but it didn’t slow down determined RSTA swimmers! Team and league records continued to fall on Saturday, July 17, with one more weekend of dual meets yet to come. Evan Zhang of North Hills set two RSTA 15-18 boys records. In 50m freestyle, he broke the league record set in 2018 by 0.05 second with a time of 24.25. He also broke his own league record, set in 2019, in 50m breaststroke with a new time...

Reston Swim Team Association

Photo credit: Lyn Fiscus Individual Medley (IM) Meet Results Summary After a year hiatus, due to the cancelled 2020 summer season, the annual RSTA Individual Medley (IM) Meet was held on Wednesday, July 17 at Lake Newport pool. This year, 234 swimmers participated from among the eight RSTA teams. At this annual meet, RSTA swimmers from all age groups compete in the 100 Meter Individual Medley, an event in which each swimmer swims 25 meters of each stroke in this order: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Five new team records...

Reston Swim Team Association

The online store for All Star t-shirts and tank tops is now open! The store will close at 11:59pm on July 25th. Caps will not be sold this year due to extremely long turnaround time because of COVID. https://form.jotform.com/211924471621148