Stingrays Swim Team

Wyckoff Stingrays Summer Swim Team

Tryouts: June 16 from 12-2pm at Spring Lake

Lake Swimmer 

Learn strokes, turns, and starting techniques from a professional staff of coaches. Whether you are new to the sport or not, joining the Stingrays Swim Team is a great opportunity to enjoy competitive swimming and make new friends.
Spring Lake membership required.

Contact: [email protected]


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Stingrays FAQ

Do I have to tryout?

Yes, unless you have been on the team before, or were selected from Shark tryouts.

When are tryouts? 

Tryouts will be held Saturday June 16th, 2018 from 12:00 to 2:00pm at Spring Lake.  Tryouts will be moved indoors if there is inclement weather. 

How do you determine age groups for Stingrays? 

The swimmer’s age on May 31, 2018 determines the age for practices and competitions.

How old do you have to be to tryout? 

Swimmers must be 6 years old as of May 31, 2018 to be on the Stingrays.

What do I have to do at tryouts? 

All 8 and under swimmers must complete 25 yards of freestyle with rotary breathing without stopping and 25 yards of backstroke without stopping.  All 9 and over swimmers must complete 25 yards of freestyle, 25 yards of backstroke and breaststroke.

Do I need to join Spring Lake? 

Yes, all swim team members must have a Spring Lake family or adult child membership. 

Can I join Spring Lake as an individual? 

No, the New Jersey Pool Managers Association is the governing body of our league.  All individuals under the age of 18 must have a membership with a parent or legal guardian.

How much does it cost? 

There is a $60 fee in addition to your Spring Lake membership.

Do you have team suits?  

Yes, all swimmers are required to purchase a team suit.  They must have goggles.  Team caps will be provided.

Where do I purchase the team suit? 

Team suits must be purchased through Metro Swim Shop.  Metro Swim Shop will be available during tryouts on June 16th.  Suits must be purchased at that time.

Will there be other items available for purchase from Metro Swim Shop during tryouts? 

Yes, Metro will bring an assortment of goggles, caps and practice suits to the team fitting.

Does Metro Swim Shop accept credit cards?

Yes, they will accept cash, checks or credit cards.

How long is the season? 

The first Stingray practice will be on Monday, June 25th.   The last practice will be held prior to the last day of county championships, which is scheduled for the first week of August.

What if I am still is school when practices begin? 

No problem, you can begin practicing as soon as your school summer vacation begins.

When is practice?  

Stingrays practice Monday thru Friday from 3:00PM to 4:15PM.

What do I need to bring to practice? 

Swimmers must wear a competitive swim suit.  All swimmers must have goggles.  All swimmers with hair past their chin must wear a swim cap.  You MUST wear sneakers and shorts over your swim suit for dryland training.  This rule will be enforced.

What happens if there is inclement weather? 

As soon as the decision is made to cancel practice, you will be sent an email.  Always check your email if there is the potential for bad weather.

Do you participate in meets? 

Yes, we are members of the Lake League.  We swim against Crestwood Lake, Graydon Pool, Fair Lawn Memorial, Glen Rock, and Radburn.  Selected swimmers are also invited to participate in the league and county championships.

When are the meets held? 

The meets are held on Monday and Thursday evenings.

Do all swimmers participate in the meets? 

Yes, all swimmers will swim in the meets.  The away meets are optional for 8 and unders.

What if there is inclement weather on a day when a meet is being held? 

As soon as the decision is made to cancel a meet, you will be sent an email.  If you do not receive an email, the meet is on.

I go to camp for two weeks every summer; can I still be on the swim team?

  Yes, just inform the coaches of the days you will be away.

Is it a problem if I cannot attend one of the meets?  

We encourage all swimmers to attend all meets.  You will be given a meet availability form at tryouts.  You must mark all absences on that form. If for some reason, at the last minute, you cannot attend, it is your responsibility to notify the coach in writing of your absence.

As a parent am I required to volunteer at the meets? 

Yes, all parents are required to help at three meets.  You will be given the opportunity to choose the meets you would like to volunteer for at tryouts.