Stingrays Training Team

2023-2024 Stingrays Registration is OPEN!

Are you looking for a step up from swim lessons to get ready for a competitive year round swim program? Look no further than the Jersey Aquatic Club's Stingrays TrainingTeam!

 

The stingray program provides experienced coaching, a defined curriculum, a vibrant team environment and interesting, fun events for swimmers. Over time, each swimmer’s fitness, self-esteem, self-awareness and performance potential will grow.**

 

**Please note an evaluation/tryout is required prior to registering for Stingrays. Please fill out this form sign up for a tryout/evaluation. Tryout Form


The Stingrays Training Team is a Jersey Aquatic Club (JAC) program where swimmers learn the basic vocabulary, skills and techniques that prepare them to successfully transition into the JAC age group competitive program. Stingrays Training Team swimmer’s practice 3 times a week with the opportunites for more activities both in and out of the water!

 

🌟Specialty Clinics with National Level Coaching Staff:

Our coaching staff includes esteemed individuals such as Peter Barry (Head Coach at Jersey Aquatic Center), Barbara Huey (Assistant Coach at Lafayette College and Head Coach at North Jersey Aquatics), Laura Riddel (JAC Senior Assistant Coach and Former Head Coach at Summit YMCA), and Dave Kessel (Our resident national level trainer and former national level swim coach). Additionally, expect surprise visits from other elite-level coaches and our own JAC elite athletes.

🌟Dryland/Athlete-focused Training:

Our coaches will contribute to program design for these sessions, aiming to create stronger, more flexible, and fitter athletes. See below for dryland practice times.

🌟Saturday Specialty Practices:

These 75-minute swim practices, accompanied by a 30-minute dryland session, will focus on racing, sprint practice, diving, and turns. Saturdays are designed to be structurally special, with longer practices on these days.

🌟Weekday Swim Time in Addition to Dryland:

Previously, we took time from regular practices for dryland activities; now, dryland time is added to the schedule.

🌟Team Swag for Our Stingrays:

Team uniforms (shirts and caps) have been ordered and will be arriving soon.

🌟Official Swim Meets:

In addition to our culminating meet at the end of each session, we will be hosting full swim meets where all swimmers can compete in the four strokes. Awards and recognition will play a significant role in these events.

For swimmers seeking 1:1 practice, each Stingray will receive two passes for a 50% discount on swim tutor bookings.

🌟Discounted Swim Tutor Lessons:

For swimmers seeking 1:1 practice, each Stingray will receive two passes for a 50% discount on swim tutor bookings.


➡️How old do you have to be to be in Stingrays? 7-18 years old

 

➡️Who is eligible to be a Stingray?

    -Familiar with all four competitive strokes, open turns and flip turns

    -Completed the NJAC Advanced Level 6

  -Complete a tryout evaluation

 To request an evaluation, please fill out this Registration Form!


 

2023-2024 Stingrays Sessions: September-August

➡️When are the sessions?

Sessions (9 weeks each)

-Session 3 1/22-3/21/2024, Meet TBD

-Session 4 4/1-5/30/2024 (No Class 5/27), meet TBD

-Session 5 6/3-8/1/2024 (No Class 7/4), meet TBD

 

➡️When are practices? (**Subject to change due to enrollment**)

Sessions 3-5:

7-10 year old PRACTICE OFFERINGS:

11-18 year old PRACTICE OFFERINGS:

➡️What is the cost?    

-Individual session: $700

**Each additional session after your 1st session, a $100 credit will be issued to your account when the next session starts. Must register before the start of the session or have paid for entire session.

 

➡️What equipment do the Stingrays athletes needed?

-swimsuit

-goggles

-cap

-rubber training fins

 

Need help finding equipment?  Come visit Ultimate Swim Shop for a selection of equipment available for purchase!  Be sure to add the Jersey Aquatic Club registration to your cart  and check out to create your account! Get started now!

 

Registration is open! Sign up today for 2023-2024 Stingrays!

📨Questions?  Email [email protected]

The Jersey Aquatic Center  -   629 Central Ave  -   New Providence, NJ  -  07974