Athlete centered: The YMCA Stingrays work to maximize the individual potential of each swimmer.
Coach driven: The Coaches lead and manage a multidisciplinary program that is aimed at developing and delivering best practice processes to the individual athlete.
Performance-based: We seek to have athletes achieve agreed-upon individually generated targets. These targets are dictated by goal-oriented planning and specific performance-based criteria.
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS ONLY AVAILABLE IF YOU HAVE ATTENDED TRYOUTS AND QUALIFY. AFTER QUALIFICATION YOU WILL RECEIVE A CODE FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION.
Cost: $120 Fall Session (pay in full or sign up for monthly draft)
An introductory competitive swimming program for children focused on developing freestyle mechanics and improving basic physical conditioning. Three other competitive strokes are also introduced. Must be able to swim independently for 25 yards.
Cost: $180 Fall Session (pay in full or sign up for monthly draft)
The goal of this group is to master the four basic stroke techniques. Swimmers strive to improve physical conditioning while learning the basic skills necessary for competition. This group will maintain a strong emphasis on developing correct habits in stroke technique. Swimmers at this level are encouraged to compete in local meets and occasionally travel to out-of-town meets.
Cost: $240 Fall Sessions (pay in full or sign up for monthly draft)
This group is made up of swimmers who have a need to increase intensity beyond the Bronze and Silver groups. Swimmers in this group may supplement their swim workouts with strength work in the weight room or dryland conditioning. Swimmers in this group are expected to compete in all meets.
Meet Fees: Fees are variable and range from $20 and up / per meet.
Uniform: Each competitive swimmer is expected to purchase the Stingrays swim cap and swimsuit in order to attend any swim meet competitions.
Start September 1st and will be every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Albany Area YMCA Sports Park - 4508 Gillionville Road, Albany
Contact coach Richard to reserve your spot 229-894-2396
Additional Requirements: Team tryout required. Must be at least five years of age and in Kindergarten.
Contact the YMCA Aquatics Department with any questions. 229-436-0531, ext. 209. or email Aquatics Director