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The competitive nature of the Y’s nationally acclaimed swim teams helps kids to develop their endurance, skill, physical ability and mental stamina through a supportive and wholesome social outlet that encourages excellence, teamwork, and camaraderie.

Somerset Hills YMCA Sea Wasps Special Olympics Swim Team (Ages 12 years and above)



The mission of the Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with developmental disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in sharing of gifts, skills and friendships with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Our Special Olympics program brings to life the Y’s cause to provide everyone with the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. Seven athletes from our Y’s Sea Wasps Special Olympics Aquatics Team qualified for the team to represent New Jersey in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.


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Special Olympics Swim Team (Ages 12 years and above)

Our Special Olympics Swim Team competes at the local, county, state and national level. Practices begin in December and go through June.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Jasinski at 908 766 7898 x503 or email.

Somerset Hills YMCA Swim Team (Ages 6 years to 18 years)

Somerset Hills YMCA's Swim Team, comprised of 200 swimmers between the ages of 7 and 18, competes year-round in both YMCA and USA-sanctioned swimming events. Members are led by ASCA and USA Swimming certified professional coaches. 

For more information about swim team or to download registration materials, please visit www.shyswimteam.org or contact Lori Riegler, Director of Competitive Aquatics and Head Coach at 908 630 3531 or via webmail.

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Tryout for the Somerset Hills YMCA Swim Team!
Join our team!

Somerset Hills YMCA's Swim Team holds open tryouts in the summer to join the winter team. 

Please note: All swimmers must be 7 years old as of December 1. The cost for pre-registration is $25.00 and is required.

 

Somerset Valley YMCA Swim Team (Ages 6 years to 18 years)

The eight-time NJYMCA State Champion SVY swim team has over 400 swimmers who practice at the Bridgewater, Somerville, and Hillsborough branches. SVY is led by ASCA and USA Swimming certified professional swim coaches, and is a Bronze Medal program recognized by USA Swimming as one of the top-200 teams in the nation. The swimmers ages range from 6 to 18 years and the team competes year-round in YMCA and USA-sanctioned meets.
 
  • Swimmers are placed in practice groups based on age and ability.
  • The primary season runs from September through March and swimmers have the opportunity to compete on a dual meet team and in championship meets.
  • Summer long course season runs from April through July.

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Tryout for the Somerset Valley YMCA Swim Team!
Tryouts for the fall season are held late July/early August and tryouts for the spring/summer season are held in March/April. Spring tryouts are for both our Long Course team and for the Bridgewater Blue Dolphins/Hillsborough Hurricanes Summer Teams. For more information about tryouts for 13 and over swimmers contact Head Coach Dan Roth and for 12 and under swimmers Head Age Group Coach Andrea Marumoto or visit the SVY Swim Team website to download registration materials.


Pre-registration is required and there is no fee to register. In addition, please complete the Tryout Registration Form and bring it with you on the tryout date.


  • Spring/Summer Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 8 years and under)
  • Spring/Summer Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 9 years to 10 years)
  • Spring/Summer Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 11 years to 12 years)
  • Spring/Summer Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 13 years to 14 years)
  • Spring/Summer Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 15 years and older)
Somerset Valley YMCA Swim Team Stroke Clinics
Fore more information contact:
908 526 0688

  • Tryout Clinics
  • Summer League Pre-Season Stroke Clinic at Bridgewater YMCA (Ages 6 years to 8 years)
  • Summer League Pre-Season Stroke Clinic at Hillsborough YMCA (Ages 6 years to 8 years)
  • Summer League Pre-Season Stroke Clinic at Bridgewater YMCA (Ages 9 years 12 years)
  • Summer League Pre-Season Stroke Clinic at Hillsborough YMCA (Ages 9 years to 12 years)
  • Summer League Pre-Season Stroke Clinic at Bridgewater YMCA (Ages 13 years to 18 years)
  • Sunday Night Skills Clinic (Ages 7 years to 12 years)
  • Starts and Turns Clinics (Ages 6 years to 8 years)
  • Starts and Turns Clinics (Ages 9 years to 12 years)
  • SVY Post Season Clinics (Ages 6 years to 8 years)
  • SVY Post Season Clinics (Ages 9 years to 12 years)
Somerset Valley YMCA Swim Team Practice
Please register for the swim team practice group your coach has assigned you. Open to current swim team members only.

  • Blue Dolphins Meet Participation
  • BY Blue Dolphins SC Group 1 (Ages 8 years and under)
  • BY Blue Dolphins SC Group 2 (Ages 9 years to 12 years)
  • BY Blue Dolphins SC Group 3 (Ages 13 years to 18 years)
  • Hurricanes Meet Participation
  • HY Hurricanes SC Group 1 (Ages 8 and under)
  • HY Hurricanes SC Group 2 (Ages 9 years to 12 years)
  • HY Hurricanes SC Group 3 (Ages 13 years to 18 years)
  • LC Bronze A (Ages 9 years to 13 years)
  • LC Bronze B (Ages 8 years to 12 years)
  • LC Silver (Ages 10 years to 13 years)
  • LC Gold 1 (Ages 12 years to 15 years)
  • LC Gold 2 (Ages 12 years to 15 years)
  • LC Gold 3 (Ages 14 years to 18 years)
  • LC Gold/Senior (Ages 12 years to 18 years)
  • LC Senior 1 (Ages 14 years to 18 years)
  • LC Senior 2 (Ages 14 years to 18 years)
  • LC Senior 3 (Born between 12/1/1998 to 12/1/2002)