News & Recent Events
2015 Spring Conditioning and Summer Swim Team Practice Schedule
Attached is the schedule for the 2015 Spring/Summer Swimming Season.
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Updated Parent Volunteer Credits- 2/20/15
Posted to the "For Parents" section of our website is a copy of the updated Parent Volunteer Credits. This information will be updated throughout the season. Please make sure to check this list to make sure you are meeting your Volunteer Requirements.
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EELs Try and Qualify
This past Saturday the Electric EELs hosted the Ward and North YMCAs. Many swimmers had the goal to qualify for Big/Littles or AA Championships. With this motivation, the EELs dropped lots of times and had numerous new Big/Little and AA Qualifiers. The coaching staff is very proud of how… Read More | Comment
UPDATED PARENT VOLUNTEER CREDITS- 1/30/15
Posted to the "For Parents" section of our website is a copy of the updated Parent Volunteer Credits. This information will be updated throughout the season. Please make sure to check this list to make sure you are meeting your Volunteer Requirements.Read More | Comment
The Electric Eels traveled to Delaware this past weekend to compete in the Ortange Crush Invitational. The older swimmers got the ball rolling on Saturday night in the Senior events. Eight swimmers competed and all eight had 100% time drops. The momentum conitnued as the EELs competed on Sunday… Read More | Comment
Orange Crush Invitational Information
Orange Crush Invitational
Registration Deadline: January 14, 2015
Description: This invitational will be held at the Delware YMCA and is three sessions long. It will be from Saturday through Sunday.
New Events? No Problem!
The EELs competed at home on Saturday against PICY. Many swimmers swam newer events or events that they have not competed in for a long time. The coaching staff was impressed with all of the time drops and very fast swims. We were especially proud of the swimmers that… Read More | Comment
EELs Travel to Wild Wonderful West Virginia
A large contingent of EEL swimmers traveled across the border to compete in the Wheeling Invitational. After enjoying as restful night viewing Christmas lights and team camraderie, the EELs went to work at the Linsly School. Numerous swimmers dropped time and competed in newer events. The coaching staff is… Read More | Comment
Little EELs Speed Through Elf Classic
Our 8 & Unders competed in the Elf Classic and although we are small, we swam big. Many swimmers had personal bests in numerous events and even tried a new stroke or two. The coaching staff was very proud of how our Little EELs swam. T-shirts for the meet… Read More | Comment
Information About Penguin Plunge
Meet Date: 12/14/14
Meet Sign-up Deadline: 12/3/14 at 6:00 pm
- Late entries will not be accepted
Liberty Township Powell YMCA
7798 Liberty Road
Powell, OH 43065
Warm up Times:
Practice Change for 8 & Under Elf Preparation Party
Due to the "Elf Prep" Party, practice times will be changed for the Atomic, Bolt, and Charged groups on this coming Friday. The Atomic and Bolt groups will practice with the Charged Group at 5:30 pm. After this practice, all 8 & Unders are encouraged… Read More | Comment
The Team that Crams Together, Swims Fast Together
The Coaching staff is proud of how well our swimmers competed against Grove City on Saturday. We were a little more "intimate" at this meet than we have ever been, but that did not stop our swimmer's from kicking tail and taking names! Numerous swimmers dropped time and… Read More | Comment
1st Annual Great Eel Sprint Off
Last night our National team competed in the First Annual Great Eel Sprint Off. The men and women were split and competed in a single elimination bracket style sprint tournament. After numerous grueling races, two individuals emerged victorious. The Male individual champion was Trace Eberhardt and the female champion… Read More | Comment
Call to Arms for Junior/Senior Coaches
Attention Junior & Senior Coaches,
I am sure that you are all aware that our "High Voltage" Invitational is coming up very soon.
Help Needed for Electric Eel Invitational
The Team really needs your help!
Attached is the Heat Sheet Sales form that you may use to sell Ads for our Invitational Heat Sheets. All forms for Ads and money should be submitted to Deb Zentokovich or Julie Rowles. The deadline for submission is November 14th.
All Hands on Deck for EELs vs GCY on Saturday
The coaching staff wants to encourage all swimmers to sign-up to particpate in the meet on this Saturday, November 8th. This is a home meet and we want to be well represented. It is especially important that High School swimmers participate in this meet because your High School season… Read More | Comment
Eels Swim Faster at Lancaster
The Garver YMCA sent over seventy Eels to compete at the Lancaster Invitational this past weekend. At the meet, the Eels continued to swim fast and drop times. The coaches are very proud of all the hardwork that is being put in the pool at practice. We can tell… Read More | Comment
Lancaster Invitational Update and Psych Sheet
Please make sure to arrive at the Lancaster YMCA atleast 30 minutes before our scheduled warm-up time. This is a fast Invitational held in a very fast pool. Make sure to take advantage of the Fox Pool for warm-up/cool down during the meet. The coaching staff is excited to… Read More | Comment
EELs Smash Pumpkin Invitational- Eels Take Home 1st Place
UPDATE: The team scores and awards are in. The Electric Eels of the Jerry Garver YMCA took first place! Congratulations to all of the swimmers that competed. Your hardwork is paying off!
No Trick Only a Treat: No Practice this Thursday - 10/30/14
Since the large majority of communities are having Trick or Treating on Thursday, practice will be cancelled. Please make sure to attend the EELoween Practice on Friday for Halloween fun and games in the pool.Read More | Comment
Halloween = EELoween - 10/31/14
The EELs will be celebrating Halloween on Friday with an EELoween practice. This will take place during normal practice hours and will consist of fun games and pool skills that have to do with Halloween. All swimmers are encouraged to attend and wear a costume to practice. We will… Read More | Comment
Information About Lancaster Invitational
It is time to sign up for our next Invitational!
This Invitational will take place in Lancaster, Ohio at the Lancaster YMCA (465 West Sixth Ave, Lancaster, Ohio).
The Meet will take place on Nov. 1-2. Please see below for the meet schedule.
Updated Junior/Senior Coaches Schedule
- Attached is the new schedule for the Junior/Senior Coaches. Please follow this schedule until further notice. Remember, you are responsible for finding a sub if you cannot cover your shift. Please let the coaching staff know of any changes.
USRPT Is the Right Fit for Me
USRPT is a training method that has been developed from over fifty years of scientific research. Developed by Dr. Brent S. Rushall, USRPT stands for Ultra Short Race-Pace Training. In this training, the swimmer focuses on proper technique, race psychology, and training at race specific intensity. Other programs focus… Read More | Comment