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#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

Summer 2020 Is Not Cancelled: Soft Reopening, Virtual Experiences, Outdoor Gatherings & More…

UPDATED AND REVISED ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2020: Even though our regular operations are suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are still organizing virtual experiences, outdoor gatherings & more this summer. We are in the early planning phase for our soft reopening for our practices & workouts and we had our first virtual new member information … Continue reading Summer 2020 Is Not Cancelled: Soft Reopening, Virtual Experiences, Outdoor Gatherings & More…

Pride 2020 Is Not Cancelled: Pride Events, Experiences & Programming will include #BlackLivesMatter Programming

UPDATED AND REVISED ON FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 2020: Even though in-person pride events are cancelled and our regular operations are suspended due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are still commemorating pride this month with the list of virtual pride experiences below. We also encourage our members to read our statement in support of the ongoing #BlackLivesMatter … Continue reading Pride 2020 Is Not Cancelled: Pride Events, Experiences & Programming will include #BlackLivesMatter Programming

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!

Winter/Spring 2020 Practice Schedule: All Practices and Workouts Cancelled Until Further Notice

UPDATE AS OF APRIL 20 (updated on May 10, 2020): Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), all of our practices and workouts are cancelled until further notice. The Board will reassess the situation and provide an additional update to the team as soon as possible. Join us for virtual social events starting Wednesday, April 22. General information … Continue reading Winter/Spring 2020 Practice Schedule: All Practices and Workouts Cancelled Until Further Notice

Winter/Spring 2020 Aquatics Competition & Special Events: Aquapalooza 2020 (TNYA’s Home Swim Meet) & All Events in NYC through June 30 Cancelled

UPDATE ON APRIL 20 (Updated on May 10, 2020): Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), the New York City Government cancelled all permitted gatherings through June 30 (see news article for details). Heritage of Pride has cancelled all in-person events for New York City Pride in June. Heritage of Pride is planning to hold virtual experiences for … Continue reading Winter/Spring 2020 Aquatics Competition & Special Events: Aquapalooza 2020 (TNYA’s Home Swim Meet) & All Events in NYC through June 30 Cancelled

TNYA30: Annual Training Camp (Swim & Synchro in Palm Springs, California from March 29 to April 4) has been Cancelled

UPDATE AS OF MARCH 13: We, like you, have been monitoring the information being released regarding Coronavirus/Covid-19. The TNYA mission is to create a safe space in the water in New York City for members of the LGBTQ+ community and our allies. Given the continuously evolving updates from health and government authorities as well as … Continue reading TNYA30: Annual Training Camp (Swim & Synchro in Palm Springs, California from March 29 to April 4) has been Cancelled

TNYA30: Thank You to Everyone that Participated in Our 30th Annual One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive

UPDATE AS OF JULY 15, 2020: Since bars and restaurants in New York City are still closed to large groups and indoor events, we did our charity raffle drawing virtually for the two-roundtrip JetBlue tickets. Congratulations to Nora Vanni, the winner of two round-trip JetBlue tickets in our One-Hour Swim raffle! Nora was one of … Continue reading TNYA30: Thank You to Everyone that Participated in Our 30th Annual One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive

Renew Your US Masters Swimming, USA Water Polo, USA Diving & USA Synchro Membership!

Renew your membership with US Masters Swimming Membership, USA Water Polo, USA Diving and/or USA Synchro for the 2020 calendar year! As we approach the end of the year, we remind everyone that membership with at least one governing body is required to attend our practices and compete in our competitions. We insure our practices … Continue reading Renew Your US Masters Swimming, USA Water Polo, USA Diving & USA Synchro Membership!

Fall/Winter 2019 Practice Schedule: New Practice Schedule for Early 2020

UPDATE AS OF JANUARY 25: Our weekly water polo practice will resume at Columbia University on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The weekly practice will run on Sundays from noon until 1pm. For details, see our full practice schedule calendar. Practices have not yet started at John Jay College. John Jay College’s pool has not yet … Continue reading Fall/Winter 2019 Practice Schedule: New Practice Schedule for Early 2020

Low Pressure Zone, Our Beginners’ Swimming Clinic, Returns On April 13!

New York City | Heritage of Pride Team New York Aquatics (TNYA) is proud to announce the return to our schedule of Low Pressure Zone (LPZ) workouts at Convent of Sacred Heart pool. Last year, Heritage of Pride awarded a grant to TNYA to bring this workout to beginner swimmers, with an emphasis on those … Continue reading Low Pressure Zone, Our Beginners’ Swimming Clinic, Returns On April 13!

MINDBODY 2021: We are migrating to MINDBODY for Practice Registration! Create your new account in MINDBODY now!

UPDATED AND REVISED ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2021: Beginning January 31, all members with a 2021 USMS membership can renew their TNYA annual memberships and book practices using MINDBODY. Starting February 1, members will ONLY be able to book practices using MINDBODY. We are retiring ClubAssistant. More information about MINDBODY is available here. ARCHIVED PRESS … Continue reading MINDBODY 2021: We are migrating to MINDBODY for Practice Registration! Create your new account in MINDBODY now!

One Hour Swim 2021: Our One Hour Swim Session on 2/18 is cancelled due to inclement weather

UPDATED AND REVISED ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021: ATTENTION: Our One Hour Swim session at Sacred Heart on February 18 is cancelled due to inclement weather. If you are registered for this One Hour Swim session, please reach out to to arrange for refund or rescheduling at: ohs@tnya.org The One Hour Swim will be happening … Continue reading One Hour Swim 2021: Our One Hour Swim Session on 2/18 is cancelled due to inclement weather

Winter 2020-2021 Programming: Practice & One Hour Swim Session on 2/18 is cancelled due to inclement weather

UPDATED AND REVISED ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021: ATTENTION: Our practice and One Hour Swim session at Sacred Heart on February 18 is cancelled due to inclement weather. If you are registered for this practice or One Hour Swim session, please reach out to to arrange for refund or rescheduling at: mail@tnya.org Please remember to … Continue reading Winter 2020-2021 Programming: Practice & One Hour Swim Session on 2/18 is cancelled due to inclement weather

Closeout 2020: Recap of our Virtual Town Hall on 1/25 & Virtual Awards Banquet on 12/17

UPDATED AND REVISED ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 2021: DONATE NOW Recap of our Virtual Town Hall held on Monday, January 25, 2021 Thank you to everyone that attended our Virtual Town Hall & One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive Kick-Off on January 25. Our newly elected board members are Ryan Des Jean, Patrick Leary, Sara Levi … Continue reading Closeout 2020: Recap of our Virtual Town Hall on 1/25 & Virtual Awards Banquet on 12/17

Fall 2020 Programming: Holiday Season Fundraising Drive & More…

UPDATED AND REVISED ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 2021: DONATE NOW Please remember to renew your membership with your U.S. Masters Swimming before attending any practices in 2021! For more information on our practices in 2021, see our Reopening Practice Schedule page here. We also running our holiday season programming and year-end closeout right now. We … Continue reading Fall 2020 Programming: Holiday Season Fundraising Drive & More…