Somerset Hills YMCA Swim Team Tryouts
Saturday July 21st, 2012
Swimmers must be 7 years old by Dec 1, 2012 (sorry - no exceptions!)
7 and 8 year olds 12 to 1:30 pm (check in req'd11:30 - 11:45 am)
9 and 10 year olds 1:30 to 3:00 pm (check in req'd 1:00 - 1:15 pm
11 years old and up 3:00 – 4:00 pm (check in req'd 2:30 - 2:45 pm)
(Attend the session for your age as of December 1, 2012)
Tryouts are required for all new swimmers and previous team members that did not participate in our spring or summer Swim Team program and are interested in joining the SHY swim team. Swimmers must demonstrate appropriate practice readiness skills, stroke technique, speed and endurance for team consideration. Eight and unders will be timed for one lap (25 yards) in the competitive strokes of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Swimmers nine years and up will be timed for two laps (50 yards) in all four competitive strokes.
Please note the following recommended time standards for Try-outs:
(Achieving these times does not guarantee placement on the Team)
Ages as of Dec. 1, 2012
7 and 8 year olds - 25 yard freestyle - 28 seconds
9/10 year olds - 50 freestyle - under 48 seconds
11/12 year olds - 50 freestyle - under 40 seconds
7 and 8 year olds - 25 backstroke - 35 seconds
9/10 year olds - 50 backstroke - under 55 seconds
11/12 year olds - 50 backstroke - under 45 seconds
$25.00 non-refundable fee payable to SHY S.T.P.O.
Forms should be filled out and returned to the
Somerset Hills YMCA
c/o Peter Barry, Head Coach SHY Swim Team
140 Mt. Airy Road, Basking Ridge NJ 07920
Preregistration closes Wed. July 18th.
Notification of the results of try-outs will be emailed to participants the week of July 23rd.
If you are interested in other Instructional Aquatic programs please contact
Suzanne Pellegrino firstname.lastname@example.org for program information.