The Ripples Rays Swim Team
operates out of our Bristol Facility in partnership with Roger Williams University. It is part of the RIMA swim league and will run from year round. You may
join at any point. The meet season runs September through March. The Swim Team
Swim Meets will be held on weekends at facilities throughout RI and nearby MA. Participation in meets is not required.
Practices are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm at Roger Williams University.
Tuition is billed monthly.
(Once a year swimmers will be required to purchase one team suit for competitions. Swimmers also have the options of purchasing backpacks, fins, sweatshirts, sweatpants, and T-shirts.)
Welcome to the Rays Swim Team 2019/20 Season!
We are looking forward to a great season.
year we are excited to have 4 coaches. Our head coach Gerald Principe, 8
and under coach Kindra Scheer and 9 and over coach Jacob Faretra and
please help us welcome our newest coach Becky Trefethen. Many of you may
know Becky as she has been with Ripples since day one. She is a RWU
Architecture student and lifeguard at the RWU pool.
only required items right now are a Team Suit, goggles and Cap.
Additional gear may be required as the season progresses ie. fins or the
such. Swimmers may wear any suit and cap they choose to practice.
We have chosen to set up a Team store. The link to the store is www.swimoutlet.com/raysswimteam.
can purchase your team suits, bags, t-shirts, sweatshirts and many
other items with the Rays logo on them if you choose. Team suit is new
and the color option is Blue- as shown in the thumbnail picture when you
open the webpage. Team Caps are on order and will be $12. When they
come in we will have the coaches bring them to practice to distribute
and your Ripples account will be charged $12. Fins are suggested and
will be required at some point in the season. A few different price
point options are listed on the team store site- any are fine.
have chosen to do most of our communication via the Team App. We are
able to store so much information here and feel it enhances
communication. If you can please download the app and search for Rays
Swim Team. https://www.teamapp.com/app
You can reach Ripples via phone 401-396-8765 or email
swiminfo@RipplesSwim.com. Coach Gerald can also be reached via email at
most of you know practice will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from
6-7:30pm at Roger Williams University. Please make every effort to not
Meets and Curriculum:
season we will be following an updated curriculum. Team members will
develop techniques that improve upon speed and efficiency along with a
strong mental component of setting goals both in and out of the pool.
meet schedule will be confirmed within the next few weeks. We will
update the Team App with this information as soon as we can.
have exciting opportunities for you to become involved. If you would
like to become an official we will be providing training. We are also
looking for timers- no training needed- for each meet.
are so excited for this season!! Please reach out if you feel there’s
information that we’ve missed that you would like to hear about.