The age group state championship is comprised of the fastest 14-and-younger swimmers who have met the qualifying times for the most competitive meet in Virginia. It is a great accomplishment just to be able to attend this meet. SMAC had their work cut out for them as a few of their perennial high point scorers (Remedy Rule & Jessie Arnold) had turned 15 and moved into the senior swimming division. Read more
The meet has the toughest qualifying standards of all the swim meets in Virginia and is the fastest meet of the year at the state level. The meet is geared for swimmers 15-18 years old, but anyone who qualifies is eligible to participate and each year there are several 13- and 14-year-olds as well as several 30-year-olds competing. Read more
The meet was open to all swimmers in the Southwest District in Virginia. The meet is geared for younger swimmers (14 and under) and swimmers who are trying to obtain qualifying times to be eligible to compete in the Regional Meet the following weekend or the State Championship Meet in early March. Read more
No, we’re not talking about the exercise room upstairs. We’re talking about the indoor pool at the YMCA downstairs.
“It’s a busy place,” said Denise Hill, the head of the aquatics program at the Y, which offers programs ranging from the water-aerobics classes to youth and adult swim lessons to lifeguarding classes for teens and young adults.
The class schedule includes:
- Sunrise Splash – (Monday – Friday 8:15 a.m.)
Wake up your senses with this high intensity aqua class to start your day off right. The class concentrates on strength training components for upper- and lower-body, including water-resistance equipment. Great for cross-training and all levels of fitness.