Swim Team

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The Hunterdon County YMCA Swim Team (HCY) will be holding tryouts on Monday, August 17 and Tuesday, September 1  between 6:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Swimmers who make the team will be notified via email by Wednesday September 3 if not earlier.  All swimmers must be at least 6 years of age as of Dec. 1, 2015 (sorry – no exceptions).

Tryouts are required for all new swimmers and previous team members that did not participate in our Summer Swim Team program, and are interested in joining the swim team.  

All swimmers must demonstrate appropriate practice readiness skills, stroke technique, speed and endurance for team consideration. Please bring a towel, googles and a bathing suit to the tryout, and arrive 15 minutes early.

Click here for the Winter Swim Team Try Out Form

Please try and drop off the tryout form prior to the first day of tryouts and select a date you will be attending. Keep in mind if you can’t stop in with the form prior to August 17, please email Head Coach Ray Gaffney at rgaffney@hcymca.orgwith your selected date and bring the form when you arrive. Early tryout forms into the YMCA are highly recommended!

6- 8 year olds (their ages as of Dec. 1, 2015)
Eight and under swimmers will be asked to swim one lap (25 meters)  in the competitive strokes of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. 

9 and 10 year olds (their ages as of Dec. 1, 2015)
Swimmers will be timed for two laps (50 meters) in all 4 competitive strokes.  * must know at least three to be considered”

11 Years and Older 
Swimmers will be timed for two laps (50 meters) in all 4 competitive strokes.

12 and Over swimmers:
Swimmers will be timed for two laps (50 meters) in all 4 competitive strokes.

 For more information contact Head Coach Ray Gaffney at rgaffney@hcymca.org  or call 908.483.4928.