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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 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.

 

  • July 22 Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 7 years to 8 years)
  • July 22 Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 9 years to 10 years)
  • July 22 Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 11 years to 12 years)
  • July 22 Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 13 years to 18 years)
  • September 6 Swim Team Make-up Tryouts (Ages 7 years to 8 years)
  • September 6 Swim Team Make-up Tryouts (Ages 9 years to 10 years)
  • September 6 Swim Team Make-up Tryouts (Ages 11 years to 12 years)
  • September 6 Swim Team Make-up Tryouts (Ages 13 years to 18 years)

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 April. For more information, please contact Head Coach, Dan Roth at 908 526 0688 or via webmail, or visit the SVY Swim Team website to download registration materials.

Pre-registration is required. In addition, please complete the Tryout Registration Form and bring it with you on the tryout date.


  • Fall/Winter Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 6 years to 8 years)

  • Fall/Winter Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 9 years to 10 years)
  • Fall/Winter Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 11 years to 12 years)
  • Fall/Winter Swim Team Tryouts (Ages 13 years to 18 years)
Somerset Valley YMCA Swim Team Stroke Clinics

  • Stroke Clinics (Ages 6 years to 9 years)
    Focuses on competitive strokes and skills in preparation for the Winter season. Open to current and prospective Swim Team members.

  • Stroke Clinics (Ages 10 years to 14 years)
    Focuses on competitive strokes and skills in preparation for the Winter season. Open to current and prospective Swim Team members. 

  • High School Stroke Clinics (Ages 14 years to 18 years)
    Jump start your High School season by focusing on competitive skills and endurance. Open to current and prospective Swim Team members in grades 8 through 12.

Somerset Valley YMCA Swim Team
Please register for the swim team practice group your coach has assigned you. Open to current swim team members only.

  • Sandsharks 1
  • Sandsharks 2
  • Copper
  • Bronze 1
  • Bronze 2
  • Bronze 3
  • Silver 1
  • Silver 2
  • Silver 3
  • Gold 1
  • Gold 2
  • Gold 3
  • Senior 1
  • Senior 2
  • Senior 3
  • Gold Group
  • Senior Group