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Winter 2022-2023: Winter Season/Holiday Season Practice Schedule Changes, 2023 National Governing Body Membership Renewal, One Hour Swim on 1/28 & More…

UPDATED AND REVISED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2022: Upcoming Events & Important DatesSAVE-THE-DATE: IGLA Annual General Meeting (Virtual) on Saturday, November 26SAVE-THE-DATE: One Hour Swim on Saturday, January 28, 2023SAVE-THE-DATE: Boxers Hell's Kitchen LGBTQ+ Sports Recruiting Event on Wednesday, February 1, 2023SAVE-THE-DATE: Annual Spring Training Camp in Palm Springs in March 2023SAVE-THE-DATE: IGLA 2023 in London in June … Continue reading Winter 2022-2023: Winter Season/Holiday Season Practice Schedule Changes, 2023 National Governing Body Membership Renewal, One Hour Swim on 1/28 & More…

Fall 2022: Winter Season/Holiday Season Practice Schedule Changes in November, Artistic Swimming Practices on Sundays starting 11/13, IGLA Annual General Meeting on 11/26 & More…

UPDATED AND REVISED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2022: Upcoming Events & Important DatesSAVE-THE-DATE: IGLA Annual General Meeting (Virtual) on Saturday, November 26SAVE-THE-DATE: One Hour Swim on Saturday, January 28, 2023SAVE-THE-DATE: Boxers Hell's Kitchen LGBTQ+ Sports Recruiting Event on Wednesday, February 1, 2023SAVE-THE-DATE: Annual Spring Training Camp in Palm Springs in March 2023SAVE-THE-DATE: IGLA 2023 in … Continue reading Fall 2022: Winter Season/Holiday Season Practice Schedule Changes in November, Artistic Swimming Practices on Sundays starting 11/13, IGLA Annual General Meeting on 11/26 & More…

Summer 2022: Practice Schedule Changes (Sacred Heart Reopens on 8/23, Seahorse Mondays cancelled indefinitely), New Unlimited Subscription Plan & More…

UPDATED AND REVISED ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2022: Mid-Summer Practice Schedule Changes Our summer schedule for the summer (July 1 to Labor Day Weekend) will include the following schedule changes: Sacred Heart: Our regularly scheduled Tuesday evening practice will not be held in observance of July 4th holiday. Our workouts on Tuesdays and Thursdays will … Continue reading Summer 2022: Practice Schedule Changes (Sacred Heart Reopens on 8/23, Seahorse Mondays cancelled indefinitely), New Unlimited Subscription Plan & More…

Spring 2022: New Practice Schedule Starting 6/1, Happy Hour on 6/10, One Hour Swim on 6/11, Pride Month Events from 6/5 to 6/26 & More…

UPDATED AND REVISED ON SUNDAY, JUNE 5, 2022: Upcoming Events and Important Dates: New Practice Schedule Starting June 1 (details below)Front Runners' Pre-Brooklyn Pride/Pride Month Kick-Off Happy Hour at Gym Bar on Friday, June 10 @ 6pm (2-for-1 drink specials until 8pm)One Hour Swim on June 11Pride Month Events from June 5 to June 26Brooklyn … Continue reading Spring 2022: New Practice Schedule Starting 6/1, Happy Hour on 6/10, One Hour Swim on 6/11, Pride Month Events from 6/5 to 6/26 & More…

Closeout 2021: Annual Meeting & Annual Board Elections Recap, Annual Banquet & Awards Ceremony Recap

UPDATED AND REVISED ON TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2022: Annual Awards Banquet & Winter Holiday Party Recap Thank you to everyone that attended our 10th Annual Awards Banquet on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Superfine in DUMBO Brooklyn! Even though we were disappointed to postpone our Winter Holiday Party originally scheduled for January, we were excited … Continue reading Closeout 2021: Annual Meeting & Annual Board Elections Recap, Annual Banquet & Awards Ceremony Recap

Winter 2021-2022: Sacred Heart Weekday Practices, Brooklyn Armory Practices & Low Pressure Zone (Intermediate Swim Clinics) are back in March!

UPDATED AND REVISED ON MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2022: March Practice Schedule Our weekday speed swimming practices at Sacred Heart started back up Tuesday, March 1! Practices will be every Tuesday and Thursday starting at 8pm. Our speed swimming practices at the Brooklyn Armory started back up on Tuesday, February 15. Practices will be every Tuesday … Continue reading Winter 2021-2022: Sacred Heart Weekday Practices, Brooklyn Armory Practices & Low Pressure Zone (Intermediate Swim Clinics) are back in March!

IGLA/Gay Games Update: IGLA 2023 will be held in London in June of Next Year, Gay Games will be held in Hong Kong & in Guadalajara in November of Next Year!

UPDATED AND REVISED ON MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022: The 2022 International Gay & Lesbian Aquatics Championships (IGLA 2022) was held in Palm Springs back in April! Thank you to the International Gay & Lesbian Aquatics Association (IGLA) Board of Directors, West Hollywood Aquatics and Long Beach Grunions for their hard at work putting together IGLA … Continue reading IGLA/Gay Games Update: IGLA 2023 will be held in London in June of Next Year, Gay Games will be held in Hong Kong & in Guadalajara in November of Next Year!

Paul Fortoul Fellowship Program: Thank you Leonard-Litz LGBTQ Foundation for the generous $7,500 grant program award

Earlier this year, the Leonard-Litz LGTBQ Foundation ("Leonard-Litz") awarded us $7,500 in grant funding for the Paul Fortoul Fellowship Program ("Fortoul"). Thank you Leonard-Litz for your generous support. This award more than doubles the current balance of our Fortoul Fund. Since 2007, we have raised over $25,000 for our Fortoul fund prior to this $7,500 … Continue reading Paul Fortoul Fellowship Program: Thank you Leonard-Litz LGBTQ Foundation for the generous $7,500 grant program award

Fall 2021: New Schedule Changes for Practices & Clinics during the Thanksgiving Day Holiday Weekend

UPDATED AND REVISED ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2021: New Practice & Clinic Schedule Changes in November There will not be any practices during the Thanksgiving Day Holiday Weekend (Thursday, November 25 to Sunday, November 28). There will not be water polo practice on Wednesday, November 24. Speed Swimming and LPZ (our intermediate clinics) will be … Continue reading Fall 2021: New Schedule Changes for Practices & Clinics during the Thanksgiving Day Holiday Weekend

IMPORTANT: New Vaccination Mandate for all Programs starting August 16!

UPDATED AND REVISED ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2021: In compliance with New York City guidelines, effective August 16, all members must show proof of vaccination to participate in TNYA practices and clinics. Proof of vaccination must be shown to the gatekeeper at the beginning of every practice and clinic. Proof can be provided in the … Continue reading IMPORTANT: New Vaccination Mandate for all Programs starting August 16!

Beach Day 2021: Join Us at Brighton Beach on Sunday, September 26!

UPDATED AND REVISED ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021: Fall Beach Day with Red Tide on September 26 Couldn't make our summer beach day? Want one more jaunt at the beach before the weather turns for the chillier? SWEET! Join Red Tide Masters Swimming at Brighton Beach at 10am on Sunday, September 26th for a one … Continue reading Beach Day 2021: Join Us at Brighton Beach on Sunday, September 26!

Juneteenth 2021: We commemorate Juneteenth with our commitment to community service for the marginalized, particularly people of color

As we commemorate Juneteenth, we remain committed to serving those marginalized and historically excluded from aquatics, particularly people of color.   We commemorate Juneteenth with our commitment to community service.  In our 30 years, we have continuously engaged in community service to support the most vulnerable in our community.  We have raised over $120,000 through our … Continue reading Juneteenth 2021: We commemorate Juneteenth with our commitment to community service for the marginalized, particularly people of color

Reopening 2021: Water Polo & Artistic Swimming (formerly Synchronized Swimming) Reopened in June & We Are Now Hiring a New Diving Team Head Coach!

UPDATED AND REVISED ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2021: Water Polo and Artistic Swimming (formerly Synchronized Swimming) practices will return in Pride Month! Water Polo practices will be held on Wednesday evenings 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Our first water polo practice will be held on Wednesday, June 2. Artistic Swimming practices will be held on Monday evenings … Continue reading Reopening 2021: Water Polo & Artistic Swimming (formerly Synchronized Swimming) Reopened in June & We Are Now Hiring a New Diving Team Head Coach!

IMPORTANT: Splash Cards have been already phased out so all Splash Cards MUST be turned in by June 30!

Have some punches left on your old Splash Cards? Great! It's time to turn them in for MindBody credits. Please mail your Splash Cards to the below address. Please include your first name, last name and email address connected to your MindBody account. NOTE: (1) Splash Cards without this information will not be credited. (2) … Continue reading IMPORTANT: Splash Cards have been already phased out so all Splash Cards MUST be turned in by June 30!

Summer 2021: CIBBOWS Programming, DCAC Maryland Swim for Life Fundraiser, Denver Squids Water Polo Tournament & More…

UPDATED AND REVISED ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2021: As reopening continues, we have a new summer schedule for our practice, workout & clinics starting July 1. There are will be in-person aquatic events & competitions in the city and out-of-town throughout the spring & summer! The list below are a few upcoming events in the … Continue reading Summer 2021: CIBBOWS Programming, DCAC Maryland Swim for Life Fundraiser, Denver Squids Water Polo Tournament & More…

Pride 2021: If you missed our ad during the NYC Pride Virtual Pride March Broadcast, check it out here…

UPDATED AND REVISED ON MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2021: If you missed our ad during the NYC Pride Virtual Pride March Broadcast (or just want to re-watch it), you can check it out below. Thank you to Andrew Anson (curator/director, videography & video editing), Jonathan Smith (music), Francesca Tartaglione (actress) and other teammates for creating this … Continue reading Pride 2021: If you missed our ad during the NYC Pride Virtual Pride March Broadcast, check it out here…

Clinics 2021: Our Intermediate Swim Clinics, Low Pressure Zone, moves to Brooklyn in November!

UPDATED AND REVISED ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2021: Our intermediate swim clinic, Low Pressure Zone, will be offered at the Brooklyn Bedford-Union Armory Major R. Owens Health & Wellness Community Center in Crown Heights every Wednesday starting at 7pm. Everyone is welcome to join our clinics at the Brooklyn Armory. We are excited to announce … Continue reading Clinics 2021: Our Intermediate Swim Clinics, Low Pressure Zone, moves to Brooklyn in November!

#StopAsianHate: A Statement from the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Team New York Aquatics stands in solidarity with the Asian & Pacific Islander community. We support the movement to #StopAsianHate and we believe that #AsianLivesMatter. The recent shootings in Atlanta demonstrate the worst in both misogynistic and racial violence. We want our Asian & Pacific Islander members to know that … Continue reading #StopAsianHate: A Statement from the Board of Directors

We Believe That #BlackLivesMatter: Statement in Support of Ongoing Protests Condemning Police Brutality & Racial Discrimination

UPDATED AND REVISED ON FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2020: Earlier this month, we co-signed the Human Rights Campaign's open letter in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Today is an important day to reflect on intersectionality in the LGBTQ+ community and our commitment to diversity. Juneteenth commemorates the arrival of Union soldiers in Galveston, Texas to liberate … Continue reading We Believe That #BlackLivesMatter: Statement in Support of Ongoing Protests Condemning Police Brutality & Racial Discrimination

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory: We Reopened On October 3!

UPDATED AND REVISED ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2020: We reopened on Saturday, October 3! Unfortunately, we only have 3 swim practices per week at Sacred Heart at this time due to COVID-19. All of our other pools that hosted our practices immediately prior to the operations suspension in March (Baruch, Columbia and Long Island University) … Continue reading Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory: We Reopened On October 3!