September 17, 2019

Cayman Islands: Pete Ribbins Memorial Consolidation Water Meet

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The Pete Ribbins Consolidated Water Meet, hosted by the Stingray Swim Club (SSC) of Grand Cayman at the Lions Aquatic Centre (LAC) was a  2019 CARIFTA Swimming qualifying meet for members of the National Junior Swim Team. In addition to Stingray swimmers, Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS) and Cayman Islands Special […]

Cayman Islands Stingray swimmers start 2019 at a sprint pace

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Stingray swimmers started 2019 with open water  beach training on New Year’s Day and have not slowed down since – with swim action taking place every weekend in January.  Board of Directors The new directors, elected at the end of 2018 at Stingray Swim Club’s AGM, assumed their roles effective 1 January. The new President, […]

Cayman Islands Stingray swimmers had a busy Summer

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The annual banquet is a time when Stingray’s family – current and alumni – come together (away from the pool deck) to socialise. Once the important work of eating is complete the swimmers, volunteers and coaches are recognised. Award categories and those recognised at the 2018 Banquet are: Stingray’s wildly popular ‘Paper Plate’ Awards are […]

Cayman Islands’ Stingray swimmers change it up this summer:

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From sea level to the Rockies. Stingray Swim Club, Grand Cayman, July 2018: The transition from short course to long course training can be a challenge. Now add in the transition from training at sea level to training at 4,664 feet in the mountains of Northern Colorado and you will be coming close to the […]

Cayman Islands’ swimmers back in action with May Lions Sprint

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Focused on the second training cycle of the calendar year, Stingray Swim Club (SSC) hosts two meets – a fun and fast sprint meet – the Lions Sprint meet that took place Saturday 12 May, and the upcoming Landon Von Kanel Invitational, which takes place Thursday 31 May – Sunday 3 June. The two meets […]

Cayman Islands Stingray Swim Club takes part in Earth Day clean up

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Stingray Swim Club had a phenomenal turn out when 45 of its members, friends and family rolled out of bed, not for early morning training, but for this year’s Earth Day Clean Up. For the second consecutive year, Stingray participated in the event and members of all ages, and from every group within the club […]

Cayman National Sprint Meet

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Stingray Swim Club held the first competitive swim meet of the 2017 – 2018 season last Saturday at the Lions Aquatic Centre, attracting competition from Stingray Swim Club, Seven Mile Swimmers, Darren Mew Sports & Fitness and Special Olympics Cayman Islands. Stingray Head Coach David Pursley said “SSC had their biggest showing for this meet […]

Cayman National Sprint Meet

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The Cayman National Fall Sprint Meet plans to open the 2017-2018 competitive age group season with a splash. Stingray Swim Club of Grand Cayman is staging the event at the Lions Aquatic Centre on September 23. Swimmers from Stingray Swim Club, Seven Mile Swimmers and Special Olympics Cayman Islands will compete in a number of […]

Cayman Islands: Mike Lockwood Memorial Pirates Week Swim Meet

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The Pirates Week Mike Lockwood Memorial Swim Meet took place November 10th — 13th at the Lions Aquatic Centre; hosted by Stingray Swim Club (SSC) and attended by visiting swimmers from local clubs Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC), Seven Mile Swimmers (SMS), Brac Barracudas (Brac) and Special Olympics of the Cayman Islands (SOCI). Mr Michael […]

An annual Cayman Islands swimming tradition: The 2016 Lions Sprint Meet

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The Lions Club and Stingray Swim Club (SSC) host the annual, fun-filled and fast-paced Lions Sprint meet on Saturday May 21st at the Lions Aquatic Centre. This meet is a partnership between the Lions Club — the visionary service club that first saw the need for a swimming pool; and Stingray Swim Club, Cayman’s first […]