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Reston Swim Team Association

Photo credit: Isadora Guerreiro Week 4 Results Summary Saturday, July 10 was the first meet back after the holiday weekend and bye week of the RSTA 2021 dual meet season. But it appeared that swimmers were still working hard during their break, as many new team and league records were accomplished! Glade Dolphins swimmers set new team records in individual races and a relay. Marco Anguizola set team records in the Boys 13-14 50m Backstroke and 50m Freestyle, beating a record set this summer of 35.44 in backstroke and his...

Reston Swim Team Association

Photo credit: Nick Bernasconi Week 3 Results Summary Saturday, June 26 marked the halfway point of the RSTA 2021 dual meet season. With three meets down, three more are yet to come! In the third meets of the season, team and league records continued to fall. Two Glade Dolphins swimmers set new team records, Griffith Knowlton in the Boys 13-14 50m Backstroke and Lauren Wagner in the Girls 15-18 50 Breaststroke. Knowlton’s time of 37.05 seconds beat the record previously set in 2018 by 0.42 second. Wagner beat her own...

Reston Swim Team Association

Photo credit: Shahrouz Amirshahi Week 2 Results Summary (June 19, 2021) The second weekend of RSTA summer 2021 competition brought more fast swims and more fun with friends! Two North Hills swimmers broke team records in the 50m backstroke, while one Glade swimmer set three new team records for the Dolphins. Katie Cazenas beat her own time from last week by 0.47 second in the Girls 15-18 50m Backstroke, setting a new North Hills record of 32.17 seconds. Her teammate, Evan Zhang, raced to a 29.08-second finish in the Boys...

Reston Swim Team Association

Photo credit: Kimberly Berry Week 1 Results Summary (2021) Saturday, June 12 marked the return of RSTA competition for the first time in nearly two years, and swimmers, coaches, and parents were thrilled to be back! Swimmers were more than ready to dive back into racing, despite the gray skies, drizzle, and chill in the air. Two swimmers on the North Hills Hurricanes set new team records—Katie Cazenas in the Girls 15-18 50m Backstroke and Evan Zhang in the Boys 15-18 50m Butterfly. Cazenas beat the 10-year-old team record of...

Reston Swim Team Association

Dear Current and Prospective RSTA Families, The day we have all eagerly been awaiting is almost here! We are thrilled to be opening registration for the 2021 RSTA Summer Swim season this week. Registration will open on Saturday, April 17th at 7:00am for RETURNING families who participated in the 2019 summer or 2020/2021 winter RSTA programs. New families will be able to register beginning Saturday, May 1 at 7am. The registration fee for the 2021 summer season will be $200 per swimmer. Click HERE to register. Due to current guidelines...

Reston Swim Team Association

New swimmers under the age of 11, as of 6/15/2021, must pass a New Swimmer Evaluation in order to be eligible for summer swim team. This year we have modified the New Swimmer Evaluation Criteria to ensure safety during COVID Restrictions. Swimmers will need to be able to demonstrate the following to assess water safety and readiness for swim team: 8 and Under Evaluation: Warm up 2 x 25 free kick on a kick board 2 x 25 free swim 2x 25 back kick 2 x 25 back swim 2...

Reston Swim Team Association

2021 Summer Swim Registration - Save the Date! RSTA is excited to announce the opening of registration for the 2021 Summer Swim season, which will kick off on Tuesday, June 1st! Registration will open Saturday, April 17th at 7:00am for RETURNING families who participated in the 2019 summer or 2020/2021 winter RSTA programs. Registration for NEW families will open Saturday, May 1st at 7:00am. Late registration will begin on May 17th if space remains in the league. Due to current guidelines and restrictions associated with COVID-19, we anticipate having to...

Reston Swim Team Association

On Monday, March 8 at 7pm, RSTA will hold a general membership meeting via Zoom. At this time, we will approve the annual RSTA operating budget, receive committee reports, and transact any other business that is required. We welcome all members of RSTA to attend this meeting. Please contact [email protected] for access information or with any other questions regarding the general membership meeting.

Reston Swim Team Association

Dear Current and Future RSTA Families, The RSTA Board is hard at work looking at alternatives to run a safe, fun summer season. We are excited to see the swimmers back in the pool this summer but realize our normal program will need to be modified to meet Reston Association, Fairfax County, and Virginia restrictions and guidelines. We would like to request your input to help us make decisions that are aligned with the interest of the league. Please take a few minutes to complete one survey per family by...

Reston Swim Team Association

The RSTA Board of Directors is working on plans for the 2021 summer season! While we are not yet certain of specific details, we plan to operate a safe, fun, and effective summer program in 2021. Additional details will be forthcoming as soon as they are available. Thank you for your continued support of RSTA. (Photo credit: David Cordts, July 2019)