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YMCA Short Course National Championships Will Return to Greensboro in 2022

The 2020 and 2021 YMCA National Championships were canceled because of the pandemic, but competition will resume in the spring of 2021.

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Greater Somerset Boys, Y-Spartaquatics Girls Top YMCA Festival Combined Results

Greater Somerset YMCA’s Matt Fallon finished atop the results in four different boys’ events: 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 IM and 400 IM.

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Matt Fallon Adds Another Win At YMCA Spring Festival With 3:46 400 IM

Fallon collected his second gold medal of the meet, following his win in the 200 IM on night 1 of the meet with a 5-second PB of 1:45.67.

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Matt Fallon Drops 1:45.67 200 IM Personal Best at Y Spring Festival – Voorhees

GSCY’s Matt Fallon dominated in the 200 IM, touching in a time of 1:45.67 to cut 2 seconds off of his best time on night one of the Y Festival in Voorhees.

Spartaquatics Sweeps Women’s Events on Final Night of YMCA Festival: Greensboro

Led by the McEnroe sisters, Spartaquatics won all of the women’s events on the final night of the YMCA Spring Festival in Greensboro, including a relay sweep.

Annika and Kirsti McEnroe Headline Night 3 of the YMCA Festival – Greensboro

On night 3 of the YMCA Spring Festival, Cal commit Annika McEnroe won the 200 butterfly, while her sister Kirsti took 1st place in the 100 backstroke.

McEnroe Sisters Win Events on Night 2 of YMCA Spring Festival – Greensboro

On night 2 of the YMCA Spring Festival, sisters Annika and Kirsti McEnroe each won an individual event and contributed to multiple relay victories.

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YMCA Swim Teams Set Details for Virtual YMCA Swimming Festival

After the cancellation of the YMCA National Championships for 2021, a group of coaches got together to organize an unofficial virtual replacement event.

YMCA To Hold Virtual National Swimming Festival In 2021

Swimming at the YMCA level will include a ‘National Swimming Festival’ with regional competitions compiled together for national rankings.

Insights: YNats Cancellation Tied to Org’s Broader Financial Struggles

YMCAs around the country are struggling financially, and the national organization is focused there, rather than hosting national events, for 2021.

YMCA of Central Florida Won’t Resume Aquatics Programs

The YMCA of Central Florida will not resume its competitive aquatics programs as the YMCA returns from closure during the coronavirus pandemic.

USA Swimming Will Sanction Meets in July, Times Won’t Count for National Meets

USA Swimming has announced that it will sanction competitions in July, but times will not count towards qualification for national-level meets or events.

The Kroehler Family YMCA, One of My First Swimming Homes, Closes for Good

This won’t be the last pool lost to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which will shape the face of our sport for years to come.

YMCA Pools Around the United States Beginning to Reopen

One of the first organizations to begin canceling meets and closing pools amid the pandemic, YMCA has begun to allow pools to reopen nationwide.

Longtime YMCA Swimming Official Don Varner Dies at the Age of 91

Former YMCA Swimming Head Official Don Varner died on May 22 at the age of 91 after dedicating over 25 years to the sport.