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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

One Hour Swim 2021: The One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive is going Virtual in 2021!

The One Hour Swim will be happening this winter! We received guidance directly from USMS to hold the One Hour Swim virtually. This guidance is available on the USMS website here. As per the guidelines, you can complete your virtual one hour swim on your own at any time before February 28. We will kick … Continue reading One Hour Swim 2021: The One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive is going Virtual in 2021!

Winter 2020-2021 Programming: Registration Now Open for Practices Through 1/23 & Virtual Q&A with Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce on 1/28

UPDATED AND REVISED ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2021: DONATE NOW Please remember to renew your membership with your U.S. Masters Swimming before attending practices in 2021! Registration is now open for our practices through Saturday, January 23. We also running our holiday season programming and year-end closeout right now (Virtual Town Hall/Annual Meeting on Monday, … Continue reading Winter 2020-2021 Programming: Registration Now Open for Practices Through 1/23 & Virtual Q&A with Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce on 1/28

Closeout 2020: Join Us for our Next Annual Meeting at a Virtual Town Hall on 1/25

UPDATED AND REVISED ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 17, 2021: DONATE NOW SAVE-THE-DATE: Our Next Annual Meeting will be a Virtual Town Hall held on Monday, January 25 starting at 6:30pm Our next Annual Meeting for our full membership will be held during our Virtual Town Hall on Monday, January 25, 2021 starting at 6:30pm on Zoom … Continue reading Closeout 2020: Join Us for our Next Annual Meeting at a Virtual Town Hall on 1/25

Fall 2020-2021 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 2020-2021 Programming: Holiday Season Fundraising Drive & More…