Sussex County YMCA

Competitive Swimming & Sports

Swordfish YMCA/USA 2016-2017

Competitive swim teams for ages 6-18.
Prerequisite: Proficient at swimming the backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle in proper technique.Practices concentrate on improving technique, starts, turns, endurance and
speed, dryland exercises and stretching. Team members will compete in dual meets against other YMCA teams in our league. Team members will be registered with USA Swimming, and have the opportunity to compete in invitationals that include teams from the state of NJ, not just YMCAs.

Swimmers who meet qualifying times during the season will be eligible to attend YMCA and USA championship meets.

Tryouts required.

Swim season is September-March.

Facility Membership required.

Short Course Summer Season:
June 19 - August 5

Long Course Swim Season:
April 24 -July 28

For more information please contact Ray Gaffney, Competitive Swim Director at 973 209 9622 ext 224.


SWIM CLINIC (Ages 6-18)
WINTER2/SPRING
Our swim clinic is taught by our Swordfish Coaches. The clinic will focus on stroke technique, conditioning and starts & turns.
Clinic Dates:April 3 - June 10 (10 weeks)


The Tunas* (Ages 6-8)  3x/week
Tuesday  6:00-7:00pm
Thursday  6:15-7:15pm
Saturday  8:30-9:30am
Facility Member:Family $269/Youth $274
Program Member:$381


The Sailfish* (Ages 9-12) 3x/week
Monday and Wed.  7:00-8:15pm
Friday  5:30-6:45pm
Facility Member:Family $329/Youth $334
Program Member:$441


The Marlins* (Ages 13-18) 3x/week
Monday and Wed.  7:00-8:30pm
Friday  5:30-7:00pm
Facility Member:Family $388/Teen $393
Program Member: $500
*Swimmers can and will be changed to another
clinic group at the discretion of the swim coach.