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Tag: Stingray Swim Club

Mike Lockwood memorial meet turns 21

Mike Lockwood memorial meet turns 21

| 23/11/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 21st annual Pirates Week Mike Lockwood Memorial Swim meet took place 16-19 November at the Lions Aquatic Centre, hosted by Stingray Swim Club (SSC) and attended by members of Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS), and Special Olympics of the Cayman Islands ( [...]

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Swimmers to hit the pool for fundraiser

Swimmers to hit the pool for fundraiser

| 24/10/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) will be holding its annual swim-a-thon 3 November 2017 at the Lions Pool in George Town. Participants will have two hours to swim a maximum of 200 lengths, with donors encouraged to support their efforts by either a flat donation or by pledging a certain am [...]

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Annual swim meet honours young athlete

Annual swim meet honours young athlete

| 08/06/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual Landon Von Kanel Memorial Swim Meet, held to honour an athlete who died almost 16 years ago, took place 1-4 June. Organised by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC) and the swimmer’s family, the event was established in 2015 in memory of Von Kanel, a former SSC member who [...]

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Cayman’s young swimmers pass Olympic-sized test

Cayman’s young swimmers pass Olympic-sized test

| 01/05/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The next generation of swimmers from all three Cayman Islands clubs competed in Olympic-sized 50-metre pools at Florida meets held 21-23 April. Representing Cayman were 43 swimmers, aged 8 through 17 years old, with close to half of those participating 10 and under. Seven Mile Swim [...]

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Brazilian Olympian inspires Cayman swimmers

Brazilian Olympian inspires Cayman swimmers

| 04/04/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): One of the world’s best 200 freestylers, Brazilian Olympian Nicolas Nilo Cesar de Oliveira, held two clinics for competitive swimmers in Cayman on Saturday, 1 April. After those sessions, he attended an evening event where he shared his unique journey to becoming one of the b [...]

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Swimmers get ready to roar at Lions Sprint Meet

Swimmers get ready to roar at Lions Sprint Meet

| 20/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The annual Lions Sprint Meet is being held Saturday, 21 May at the Lions Aquatic Centre. The event is sponsored by the Lions Club and organised and operated by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC). The meet, which is free to enter, is open to swimmers from all of Cayman’s clubs allowing as many you [...]

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Stingray holds Pete Ribbins swim meet

Stingray holds Pete Ribbins swim meet

| 12/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) recently hosted the Pete Ribbins Consolidated Water Meet, which was a CARIFTA 2016 qualifying event for members of the National Junior Swim Team. Held 29-31 January at the Lions Aquatic Centre, the meet also featured athletes from the Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC [...]

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Stingray uses film to benefit swimmers

Stingray uses film to benefit swimmers

| 03/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Stingray Swim Club is incorporating underwater filming into its training regime, enabling coaches and athletes to find and correct any flaws in swimmers’ strokes, which will improve their performance in the pool. The technology, donated by Cayman Islands Boat Rentals, comprises a mobile vid [...]

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Swimmers dive into first meet of 2016

Swimmers dive into first meet of 2016

| 22/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) hosted the year’s first fully officiated competitive event, the EY Winter Sprint Meet, at the Lions Aquatic Centre this past weekend. Joining Stingray were swimmers from Camana Bay Aquatic Club, Seven Mile Swimmers and Brac Barracudas, as well as Stingray’s Sp [...]

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Stingray launches open course to master swimming

Stingray launches open course to master swimming

| 07/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) has just launched a masters swim programme at the Lions Aquatic Centre. The course, which began 4 January, will run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12pm–1pm, led by the club’s coaches. Stingray head coach David Pursley explained that after receiving inqui [...]

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Stingray Swim Club dives into 20th year

Stingray Swim Club dives into 20th year

| 06/01/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) voted in a new president and vice president as well as other board members at its recent annual general meeting, installing Kathy Jackson and Jo Sinclair, respectively, at the top two positions. The meeting was also an opportunity to thank outgoing president Amanda [...]

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Stingray Swim Club team champions in Jamaica meet

Stingray Swim Club team champions in Jamaica meet

| 02/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) had an excellent outing in Kingston, Jamaica, at the Dean Martin Memorial ‘AB’ Swim Meet, held 23-25 October, coming home with an overall team championship, 34 meet records, four high-point award winners and a new Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA [...]

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Swim opener soggy but successful

Swim opener soggy but successful

| 12/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Despite a rain-shortened evening, the Stingray Swim Club’s (SSC) Friday Night Lights meet on 2 October was a success, according to organisers, as was the next day’s Cayman National Fall Sprint. The events opened the 2015-2016 competitive age group swim season. At the Friday Night Lights, [...]

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Swimmers to hit the pool for Stingray fundraiser

Swimmers to hit the pool for Stingray fundraiser

| 05/10/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Stingray Swim Club (SSC) will be holding its third annual swim-a-thon on Friday, 9 October. The Big Swim serves as a fundraiser for the non-profit organisation, which will mark its 20th anniversary next year. Swimmers will have two hours to complete as many laps as possible. In that time [...]

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Stingray Swim Club dives into race season

Stingray Swim Club dives into race season

| 30/09/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Stingray Swim Club’s (SSC) domestic, short-course season opens Friday 2 October, with the middle- and long-distance Friday Night Lights, followed the next day by the Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet. Calling the sprint meet “a fun, action-packed event”, Amanda Roberts, SSC president [...]

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