Stingrays

The Worthington Area YMCA is home of the Stingrays! Thie youth team supports more than 50 young athletes ranging in ages from 5-18 years old. We compete against teams from all over the state of Minnesota and some from Iowa. Swimmers must compete in 3 meets over the season in order to qualify to participate in the sectional meet hosted annually by a team within our conference. After which, if they qualify, the may move on to compete at the YMCA State Swim Meet hosted by the University of Minnesota. 

You will need to be or become a YMCA member to participate in this program. Swim team is open to swimmers ages 5 to 18 that are able to swim front and back crawl 25 yards. The swim season begins each October and runs through February with practices this year on Tuesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Monday and Thursday evenings starting at 6:00 p.m. Meets are held on Saturdays throughout the season. 

Contact Cory Greenway, Health & Fitness Director or Erin Benz, Aquatics Manager with questions on participating, scheduling or other items. 

2020 "OPEN Fun" Meet 

The fun swim meet is open for any individual or family interested in joining the Stingray Swim Team. This meet is scheduled for Saturday, September 19th beginning at 10:00am. Open to any participant that can swim 25 yards, ages 5-18 years old. Free for all participants. 

2020-21 Swim Team Season Information

Date Location  
November 7 Home (Virtual)  
November 21 Home (Virtual)  
December 12 Home (Virtual)  
January 9 Home (Virtual)  
January 23 Home (Virtual)

*Last chance/planned make up meet

*February 6 Home (Austin host) Sectional Meet
*February 21 Univ. of MN - Minneapolis YMCA State Meet
*March 27-28 Univ. of MN - Minneapolis MYAS Regionals

 

*Due to the current pandemic climate the YMCA-USA has not provided guidance on a large-scale sectional swim meet. We are planning a Virtual Meet at home, which will then be submitted. If this changes, sections will be held in Austin, MN on February 6th or 7th. Likewise, The University of Minnesota has not adjusted their rental response and the Aquatic Center is currently unavailable to host the state swim meet. We will plan on virtual participation, unless we hear otherwise from Y-USA and State Alliance. 

 

 
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