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Make a Splash: Summit Area YMCA Swim Team Tryouts July 23

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The Summit Area YMCA will hold tryouts for its 2015-16 Swim Team July 23 at the Summit Y pool, located at 67 Maple Street.

Tryouts are open to children of all ages to residents of Summit and the surrounding towns of New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Millburn, Short Hills, Watchung, Long Hill, Mountainside and Springfield.
 
The fee to tryout is $10 per swimmer, with .pre-registration encouraged and available at the front desk of the Summit YMCA. Swimmers must check in a half hour before tryout time. 

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The Summit Area YMCA swim team functions not only as a team, but as a family of supportive members who encourage and guide each other. The team runs as a cooperative effort of swimmers, coaches, professional Y staff, and parents.
 
“As a competitive swim program, our goal is to offer a high quality program that enables team members to develop their full potential as individuals and athletes, said Laura Riddell, Summit YMCA Director of Competitive Aquatics. "We promote character development, good sportsmanship and competitive success in a constructive team environment. Participation on the swim team builds confidence, develops leadership skills, and helps athletes set and achieve goals.”
 
The team trains year-round at the Summit YMCA’s six-lane, 25-yard pool, complete with state-of-the-art Colorado Timing System. Training moves outdoors in the summer to a 50 meter long course Olympic size pool.  Swimmers participate in dual meets, YMCA championships, as well as USA Swim meets.
 
“Becoming a member of the Summit Area YMCA swimming family was easily the best decision of my life. I really want to stress that word  – family,” said Tavish, swim team captain for the Summit Area YMCA team. “The environment that has been created on this team is second to none. Everyone, absolutely everyone, affiliated with this team wants to see you succeed and help you get there.”

 
The Summit Area YMCA swim team embodies the YMCA’s mission to nurture the potential of youth and inspire healthy living in body, mind, and spirit.  As a nonprofit, the YMCA offers financial assistance to qualifying families.   

Tryout age groups, times, and criteria include:

8 and Under

July 23, 5:30 p.m.
Swim 25 yards of all four competitive strokes. 

9 - 10

July 23, 6:30 p.m.
Swim 50 yards of all four competitive stroke

11 - 12
 
July 23, 7:30 p.m.
Swim 100 yards of all four competitive strokes

13 - 18

July 23, 7:30 p.m.
Swim 100 yards of all four competitive strokes

All ages

The makeup tryout date for all ages is September 2 at 5 p.m.

For more information, contact the Head Coach via email at Laura.Riddell@theSAY.org, or by telephone at 908-273-3330, ext. 150. For more information about the swim team and the tryouts visit summityseals.org.

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