LHY Competitive Swim Team
The purpose of the Lakeland Hills Family YMCA Swim Team is to use competition as a means of learning the lifelong values of goal setting and discipline for success. Swimmers will learn to improve their skills as well as learn the value of teamwork and sportsmanship within a competitive atmosphere led by capable coaches. Our coaches exemplify YMCA leaders who strive to build not only character but children who are healthy in bodies, mind and spirit.
The LHY Swim Team competes in the NJ YMCA Swim League and USA Swimming competitions. Tryouts for the winter season are held in the summer. Practice begins in September, with dual-meets beginning in October. The season runs through February, March or April, depending on the championship season-end meet for which a swimmer qualifies.
With a long tradition of winning and sportsmanship, LHY has a coaching staff dedicated to the development of the all-around swimmer. For more information, contact the swim team office at ext. 31 or log on to our website at www.lhyswim.com
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Swimmers are placed according to similar training groups from the 2013-2014 season. Non-team members must contact the swim team office to schedule an evaluation to determine proper group placement before registration. Evaluations will be by appointment only.
Coach Greg firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the swim team office at 973.334.2820 x31
SPRING SWIM TEAM CLINIC (13 & Older)
These Groups 1-3 will will practice at _________ (location to be determined) Mondays through Fridays. Additionally, Groups 1 & 2 will practice at _________ (location to be determined) or LHY on Sundays.
Groups 1 & 2 will focus on training for long course competitions, stroke development and conditioning. Group 3 will focus upon stroke technique and training and are only required to attend 3 days/week (Mon-Fri)
In order to be eligible to participate in Long Course competitions representing LHY (not your summer team), team members must be training consistently with LHY in the spring and summer. For 13/older swimmers, this means training 6 days/week.
SPRING SWIM TEAM CLINIC (12 & Younger)
Groups 4-9 will pactice at LHY and will focus on stroke development with moderate conditioning.