Tag: Stingray Swim Club

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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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 best in his sport, stated a Stingray […]

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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 young […]

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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), Seven Mile Swimmers, Cayman Islands Special […]

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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 video cart, television, underwater camera and DVR.

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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 Special Olympic swimmers who train regularly with the club […]

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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 inquiries about a masters programme, the club decided to start […]

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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 Roberts who stepped down from the board after 16 […]

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