Ridley Area YMCA RAYS

The Ridley Area YMCA Competitive Swim team is driven towards developing the best combination of competitive swimmers and people through the strengths of innovative coaching techniques and strategies, supportive parental involvement for youth and integration of the core values of the YMCA – Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.

General Information

Meet Registration

For all YMCA Invitational Meets, USA Meets, Time Trials, YMCA Districts, YMCA Nationals you will register your child via TeamUnify. 

Registration Directions on TeamUnify (Google Chrome/Firefox recommended)

  • Log Into TeamUnify
  • Click on the Events Tab
  • Click on the Edit Commitment Tab that you wish to enter
  • Click on the Member you wish to enter
  • Click on the Events you wish to enter
  • Save Changes

Ways to Pay for Meets

YMCA Front Desk

Call the branch at 610.544.1080

My Account

Schedule payments, pay balances, manage your account, update or change billing information, view or print receipts.

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Dual Meets

YMCA Dual Meets

November 9, 2019
November 16, 2019
November 23, 2019
December 21, 2019
January 11, 2020
Team  W  L
Girls Adams  5  0
Boys Adams  5  0


YMCA Invitational Meets

Time Trials, at Ridley High School

Autumn Splash

Other Invitational Meets

  • October  2019 – Malvern Prep School Meet – Boys Only
    • Meet Info & Results
  • November 2-3, 2019 – Dragon Fest Invitational, at Kennett Area YMCA
  • November 11, 2018 – Turkey Trot, at Phoenixville Area YMCA
  • December 14-16, 2018 – RAYS Winter Classic Meet – All Ages, at Ware Pool, Swarthmore College
  • January 18-20, 2019 – Winterfest, at University of Maryland
  • January 5, 2020 – Randy Keinard Invitational, at Reading YMCA
    • Meet Info & Results
  • February 11, 2020 – Viking Invitational, at Northley Middle School, Aston
  • February 14, 2020 – Frost Fest – CHMSC/District Q Meet, at Ridley High School
  • March 1, 2020 – UMLY Mini Meet – 10 & under, at Upper Main Line YMCA
  • April 6, 2019 – LC Meet for Y National Qualifiers, at Greensboro Aquatic Center, Greensboro, NC
  • April 13, 2019 – CYEDC MastersMania, at Ridley High School Pool
  • May 18-19, 2019 – RAYS CUDA LC STAKES, at GCIT in Sewell, NJ
  • July 5-7, 2019 – CAM EVANS Invitational, at Upper Main Line YMCA, Berwyn, PA
  • July 16, 2019 – HACY Summer Fun Meet, at University of Princeton in Princeton, NJ


PennDel Championships

Adams Distance Championships – Girls & Boys

January 25-26, 2020
Jennersville YMCA

Adams Division Championships – Girls & Boys

February 1-2, 2020
Kennett Area YMCA

Charlie Hartley

Charlie Hartley Memorial Silver Championship

This Championship is a time standard meet. The time standard is a range with the slowest time as the qualifying time and the faster time as the maximum allowed time. Mini (8 & Under) has no maximum time standard. Swimmers must have a best time within the time standard range for the event to qualify to swim this event in the Championship (with the exception of Bonus events noted below).

If a swimmer qualifies for at least one event, s/he may swim up to two additional bonus events in which s/he does not have a best time exceeding the maximum time standards. (i.e. For these bonus events, the swimmer does not have to meet or exceed the minimum time standard). Each swimmer is allowed to enter a maximum of three (3) events (including bonus events). Swimmers MUST swim in their own age group as defined by the Age as of December 1.

The Open Age Group is reserved for swimmers age 15 and over with the exception of the 500 yard freestyle. For this event a swimmer can compete at any age as long as they qualify within the time standard range.

February 22, 2020 – GCIT, Sewell, NJ


YMCA PA East District Championships

March 7-8, 2020 – GCIT, Sewell, NJ


YMCA PA State Championships

March 20-22, 2020 – Penn State University


YMCA National Championship Meets

Short Course Nationals

March 30 – April 4, 2020

Greensboro Aquatic Center
Greensboro, North Carolina

Long Course Nationals

July 28 – August 1, 2020

Greensboro Aquatic Center
Greensboro, North Carolina


Additional Programs

Instructional Community YMCA Swim Clinic

Coaches will be offering instructional clinics. Each participant must be able to do the stroke offered on that day. 

Community YMCA Developmental Clinic

An exciting introduction for a swimmer who would like to do swim team! Must be able to swim the length of the pool with rotary breathing. This is great for swimmers who ONLY compete in the summer.

Community YMCA Diving Clinic

Diving off Diving Boards at Ridley High School Pool.

Community YMCA Fall Warm-Up

Want to jump start your season? Come warm up with the Y and get a jump on your winter competition!

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Swim Team Questions

Contact: enelson@cyedc.org

NOTE: All home meets are held at the Ridley High School Pool.