Try-outs for the Ridgewood YMCA Breakers competitive swim team are announced

Posted: Monday, July 11, 2011

The Ridgewood YMCA Breakers competitive swim team will be holding try-outs on August 1st, 3rd and 5th and September 6th, 8th and 9th at the Ridgewood YMCA Oak Street branch.

Pre-registration is not required and swimmers may register on their day of their try-out. There is a $10 registration fee for try-outs. YMCA membership is not required to try-out; however swimmers invited to join the Breakers swim team must become Ridgewood YMCA members.

Registration will open at 4pm on try-out days and try-outs will take place from 4:30 to 6:30pm.

The August try-out dates are open to all swimmers ages 6 and up. The September 6 date is reserved for swimmers aged 9-12, September 8 for swimmers aged 8 and under and September 9 will be for swimmers aged 13 and over and make ups.

The swimmer’s age for try-out is based upon the age of the swimmer on December 1, 2011.

A full schedule is available at

The Breakers Swim Team encompasses all ability levels, providing youth the opportunity to acquire the skills, self-discipline, confidence and physical conditioning to become the best swimmers they can be.

For additional details, please contact YMCA Swim Team Coach, Bud Rimbault at 201.444.5600 ext 319 or email

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