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Meredith Griffin

Ross Noble, who swims for YOTA (YMCA of the Triangle Area), was selected by the Scottish Swimming Association to represent Scotland on their 2020-2021 National Youth Squad. Ross is a dual citizen of the USA and the UK. Noble, a Scholastic All American (2019-2020), specializes in backstroke and IM. He is a Summer Juniors qualifier who ranks #10 in the USA for the 100 and 200 Backstroke (15-year-old Males). In National YMCA Swimming, he was #1 in the 100 Back and 400 IM (Men Age 15). In 2019, he was...

Meredith Griffin

2021 Optional Spring Competitive Opportunity In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent measures necessary to preserve the health and safety of everyone involved in YMCA swimming, YMCA of the USA made the difficult decision to cancel all national competitive events for 2021. However, local meets (including state and regional meets) and YMCA sanctioned meets can be held provided Ys are in compliance with local/ state regulatory codes and health authorities guidelines and recommendations. In support of this effort, a collective of coaches and volunteers is organizing a spring competitive...

Meredith Griffin

Special Announcement from YMCA of the USA - November 16, 2020: As the COVID-19 crisis evolves, YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) remains focused on supporting YMCAs through the pandemic and ensuring the health and safety of our Y communities. Unfortunately, the pandemic continues to impact sports and athletic activities at all levels across the country, including college and professional team events. In light of the continued and unpredictable risk posed by the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Y-USA has made the difficult decision to cancel all national competitive sporting events...

Meredith Griffin

Mike Gobrecht, Competitive Aquatics Director at the West Shore YMCA and Regional Representative for Pennsylvania, has put together some simple and helpful guidance around live streaming swim meets. Guide to Live Streaming Events Thank you, Mike!

Meredith Griffin

Guidance for YMCA virtual meets has been published for the 2020-21 season. This guidance is in accordance with USA Swimming provisions for virtual competition. See the full post on Link. YMCA Virtual Meet Guidance for Coaches, Aquatic Directors and Officials YMCA Virtual Meet Guidance for Officials