Tag: Stingray Swim Club

Swim clubs keep competition close at sprint meet

Swim clubs keep competition close at sprint meet

| 21/05/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Lions Sprint Meet, held Saturday, 18 May, once again attracted swimmers of all levels and ages with the final results a close one-two finish between Stingray Swim Club (SSC), earning 323 points, and Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC) tallying 312 points. Stingray head coach David Pursley said of the event: “The […]

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International meets prepared swimmers for CARIFTA

International meets prepared swimmers for CARIFTA

| 30/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the recent CARIFTA Aquatics Championships swim coaches strived to give Cayman’s young athletes of various ages experience in overseas meets to ensure they were ready for the regional competition, held 20-23 April in Barbados. For Stingray Swim Club (SSC) head coach David Pursley and assistant coach Macon Crowder that meant […]

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Stingray Swim Club makes big splash in January

Stingray Swim Club makes big splash in January

| 23/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Stingray Swim Club (SSC) is holding its annual swim-a-thon on 25 January at the Lions Aquatic Centre after a month full of events. At the club’s fundraiser, known as the Big Swim, participants have two hours to swim a maximum of 200 lengths. Donors are encouraged to support the athlete either through […]

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Swimmers dive into sprint meet

Swimmers dive into sprint meet

| 26/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet opened the 2018-2019 competitive age group season this past weekend with more than 100 of Cayman’s swimmers stepping up on the blocks for the event. Hosted by Stingray Swim Club (SSC), the meet, held Saturday, 22 September,  also had athletes from Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), […]

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Cayman swimmers train in the mountains

Cayman swimmers train in the mountains

| 18/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Senior members of Stingray Swim Club (SSC) recently spent two weeks at an altitude of 4,664 feet in the mountains of Colorado training at a summer camp. The 14 swimmers took part in the University of Northern Colorado camp, run by swimming and diving programmes head coach Lisa Ebeling and associate swimming […]

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Swim club dives into Earth Day clean-up

Swim club dives into Earth Day clean-up

| 24/04/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For the second straight year, members of Stingray Swim Club (SSC) took part in an Earth Day clean-up, with 45 people heading to Windsor Park to clear the neighbourhood of trash. Members, along with family and friends, filled more than 50 bags, going through 120 pairs of latex gloves in the process.

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Mike Lockwood memorial meet turns 21

Mike Lockwood memorial meet turns 21

| 23/11/2017 | 2 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 (SOCI). The event, Cayman’s first four-day […]

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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 amount of money […]

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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 died […]

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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 Swimmers (SMS) and Stingray Swim Club (SSC) […]

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