Sussex County YMCA

Competitive Swimming & Sports

Summer Swim Team Registration


SCY Swordfish Long Course Info Packet


Swordfish YMCA/USA 2017-2018

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.

Long Course Swim Season (Ages 11+): April 23-July 28   Short Course Summer Season: June 18 - August 4
For more information please contact Ray Gaffney, Competitive Swim Director at or ext 224.
Swim Clinic (Ages 6-18)- WINTER 2/SPRING
Our swim clinic is taught by our Swordfish Coaches. The clinic will focus on stroke technique, conditioning and starts & turns.
Clinic Dates: April 23 - June 16 (8 weeks)
*Swimmers can and will be changed to another clinic group at the discretion of the swim coach.

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: Mon 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: Mon and Wed.  7:00-8:30pm, Friday  5:30-7:00pm
Facility Member: Family $388 / Teen $393, Program Member: $500

Short Course Season
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The team deposit and first installment is due by August 18th (Full Facility Membership required). Please fill out the registration form, circle your swimmers current group and return with payment to the Y.
For more information please contact Ray Gaffney, Competitive Swim Director at 973 209 9622 ext 224.