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Updates
Tuesday, September 5th2023-24 season practices start
Monday, February 26thPractice resumes on the regular schedule

2024 SC Championship meets: Regionals:  March 1 – 3, Fri  @ Greenwich YMCA; Sat/Sun @  Wilton YMCA
Seniors:  March 7 – 10, Age Groups:  March 14

 

-House spring swim registration opens Tuesday, February 6th at 10 am at the Y front desk.  Session dates:  Feb 27 – Jun 15

JOINING THE TEAM:
A new swimmer MUST be evaluated by the head coach to secure the correct placement for him/her.  See further details (below), or contact Mary McCarthy for a private evaluation.
Prospective swimmers wishing to be evaluated for the House swimming program and/or the Piranha swim team can attend the STROKE EVALUATION CLINIC being held Mon and Tues, March 18th and 19th (must attend both days), 4pm – 4:45 pm.  Registration for the clinic opens Tuesday, Feb 6th at 10 am, online or at the Y front desk.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CURRENT TEAM FAMILIES

Registration for USA SWIMMING 2023-4 opens September 1, 2023

USA SWIMMING REGISTRATION LINK  

HELP for USA swim registration:

If you are a parent about to register your child, please create your account first – ARTICLE
How do I set up my new SWIMS account if I already have a membership?
How do I, as a Parent, link my child’s account to my parent account and then create a login for my child?
How do I create an account in SWIMS as a new member?

Fall, 2023:  All parents pay a one time membership fee for their SWIMMER to USA swimming to complete the registration.  If you did not pay $85 you are not legally registered for 2024.

ACTIVE swim registration link for 2023-24
A family Active account is the source for all team related communication (email and text), meet sign ups, volunteering and more.  Please make sure you have a viable family Active account to stay informed and involved in all team activities.   For more in depth information and further instructions, please visit https://darien-ymca-piranhas.org/piranhaactivenetwork/

SPIRIT WEAR – CURRENT GEAR REQUIREMENTS 23-24

To order gear online when the portal is open* please use this LINK.  

NOTE:  You must register & create a password before entering the Metro Swim portal to order.  If you need replacement Piranha swim caps please contact MARY to arrange.
The team ID code is 85077 (needed for new swimmers).
* portal opening dates are FEB 20 – MAR  22, 2024.

portal registration

portal user guide

Metro Swim portal information and troubleshooting

IF YOU DO NOT KNOW YOUR SWIMMER’S SUIT SIZE PLEASE CONSULT THIS SIZING GUIDE.  For flannel pants NEW sizing for flannels. For tees & hoodies LOOK HERE

Only Piranha gear should be worn at meets. 

Please contact Mary McCarthy for further details or for additional help.