Manta Rays Swim Team

- Developing competitive swimming skills that will last a lifetime!

Manta Rays Swim Team is open to youth up to18 years of age who are interested in competitive swimming & who can meet the minimum skill requirements.

Minimum Skill Requirements:

8 & Under swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards (one length) continuously, without assistance or flotation.
9 & Up swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards (2 lengths) continuously, without assistance or flotation using 2 of the 4 competitive strokes.

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MANDATORY Pre-Season Parent Meeting and Registration:  All families (new or returning) should attend ONLY ONE of the following meeting/registration dates.  The same information will be presented at both meetings.  All meetings will be held at the Muscatine Community YMCA.  Meeting dates are Tuesday, October 3rd at10:30am OR Thursday, October 5th at 6:00pm. Registration forms due to Manta Rays Swim Team: Friday, October 13th.

Rookie Week:  Rookie week is for swimmers that have NEVER participated in the Manta Rays Swim Team’s Fall/Winter Season before. This is not for returning swimmers. 

8 & Under Rookies will practice at the YMCA from 4:30-5:30pm on the following dates: Mon 10/16, Wed 10/18, Fri 10/20, Mon 10/23, Wed 10/25, and Fri 10/27.

9 & Up Rookies will practice at Muscatine High School (Carver Pool) from 5:45-6:45pm on the following dates: Monday 10/23-Friday 10/27.

First Day of Practice for all swimmers is Monday, October 30th.

8 & Unders practice at the YMCA, Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 4:30-5:30pm & 5:30-6:30pm (coaches will determine group splits after rookie weeks)*

9-10 age group practice at Muscatine High School (Carver Pool), Monday-Friday 5:45-6:45pm*

11 & Up age group practice at Muscatine High School (Carver Pool), Monday-Friday 6:30-8:00pm*

          (9-10 and 11 & Up practices overlap to allow time for attendance, stretching, etc. Please have 11 & Up swimmers ready to swim by 6:30pm)

*Practice times may be adjusted due to enrollment. Any change will be communicated via email prior to practice start dates.





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Muscatine, Iowa 52761
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