Riptide Swim Team

The Raritan Valley YMCA Riptide has a long standing tradition of success and excellence and is a respected team throughout New Jersey YMCA and USA Swimming. For more detailed information, go directly to Riptide's main website:

WINTER SWIM SEASON TRYOUTS

Tryouts for the main winter season (September to February) will occur in summer 2017, and the season will begin in September, 2017. Tryouts are at Brookside Swim Club in Milltown, NJ on the following dates:

  • July 9th
  • July 23rd
  • August 6th

Tryouts for age 10 & under are at 9:00am, and age 11 to 18 at 10:15am. IMPORTANT NOTE: age is your age as of December 1st, 2017! Not necessarily your age as of the tryouts.

SUMMER SPLASH 2017 (ALSO OPEN TO NON-TEAM MEMBERS)

Summer Splash 2017 Information and Registration Here

Summer Splash is a summer training program featuring high-intensity workouts in an effort to increase swimming endurance and speed, while still competing for your summer club. You DO NOT have to be a member of the Riptide Swim team in order to participate in this program, but will have to register as a member of the YMCA. Summer Splash takes place in the early morning. Registration information is on the flyer (click the button above this paragraph). The first day of the program will be June 22nd.

SPRING FLING 2018 (ALSO OPEN TO NON-TEAM MEMBERS!)

Spring Fling is an eight-week stroke and turn clinic that is a great way to improve your strokes and/or get ready for the summer season. Begins in April. Registration usually posts in late February.

BECOME A PART OF SOMETHING GREAT.

[Pictured at right: Riptide 2013 Women's 400 Medley Relay, SunKissed National Champions! Left to right: Colleen Dwyer, Emily Charniga, Tori Glascock, Ali Huber.]

Our team is a year-round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor.

All of our coaches have access to the most comprehensive training and certification programs for youth coaches of any sport in the United States. They provide assurances that the time children spend in swimming will be quality time.

POOL LOCATIONS:
Middlesex County College, North Brunswick Township High School, Raritan Bay YMCA (Perth Amboy)

[Below: 2013-2014 Tiny Tide (age 8 & under) practice group]