- Supplier of TCY Team Gear
Team Gear Vendor:
Metro Swim Shop - 443-891-0800 - Pam Pully is our direct contact there
Metro Will Be On-Site On Tuesday, August 26th, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. or you may contact them directly.
Please insure you identify yourself as TCY Swimming to get our team discount.
Please Note and Purchase New Items for Juniors and Senior Groups - Edge Fins by Finis and Tempo Trainer by Finis
Metro provides the specific equipment required by all team members and all families should purchase directly through this source.
In Addition TCY Swimming is a SPEEDO Team and all equipment, Suits, Caps, Goggles, Bags etc should be SPEEDO Products
* Every TCY Swimmer is provided with a Team Cap and Team Tee-Shirt at NO additional expense
* All age groups need to label all equipment and insure they are fully prepared for all practices and have all equipment in good working order including but not limited to Fins and Snorkels. The Coaching Staff Nor The Y are responsible for lost items - there is a bucket which will be on deck with any and all items they are left behind but we strongly encourage swimmers to place everything in there bags prior to leaving the pool.
Equipment Needs By Group:
Equipment Needs - Senior & Junior Groups
Stretch Cords - Each swimmer will need a set of "Green"or "Silver"(at little looser) Stretch Cords with handles prior to the first weekend practice
Fins - We wil use the "New" Edge Fins for these groups so all folks in these groups will need to purchase these if your swimmer does not have a pair already. These fins will help our swimmers build more powerful kicks . - to be sold at equipment sale.
Snorkel - all swimmers must have and utilize in practice this will be used in all warm-ups and warm downs this year:) - to be purchased at suit sizing.
**Hand Paddles - **New Finis Paddles - to be sized on -site.
Water Bottle - please do not bring gatorade or water bottles team water bottles will be provided this year :)
Tempo Trainer - **New Finis Tempo Trainer - all swimmers in the Junior and senior groups need to have one - will be used at every practice.
Goggles: - varying sizes and shapes get what is comfortable for your eyes - these will be available at suit sizing in different makes and models or you can also purchase locally at The Athlete or target also has a supply during summer months.
Team Suit - to be sized at team suit sizing: ** - All swimers must wear Speedo suits only during competition as we are a Speedo team
Suits: All swimmers must be in our TCY Swimming team suits for all meets or will not be allowed to compete.
What type of suit ??
Polyester Navy / Red Suit - should be used for practice and all meets with exception of "big meets" as outlined by coaching staff. The poly suit holds up the best in chlorine and has proven over the years to have best wear.
Aqua Blade - should be used in bigger meets such as "Winterfest" or others as noted by coaching staff.
Higher Level Suits: Districts / MD State Meet / YMCA Nationals - in short high level - high cost suits should not be worn at a dual meet, these suits should only be worn if a swimmer is on the verge of top placement in State Meet or if on the verge or qualified for YMCA Nationals or beyond
Team Cap - to be provided upon completion of receipt of team handbook receipt at team mandatory meeting. Note: all swimmer provided 1 cap additional replacement caps will be $14.00
Mesh Bags Best way to keep all of your gear together and highly recommended:)
Equipment Needs - Navy & Red & White Groups
Fins: we will continue to utilize the Speedo fins which assist our younger swimmers esspecially when we are working on stroke drils. - these will be sized at the team equipment suit sizing
Zoomers = Navy Group
Speedo Fins = Red & White Groups or you may purchase the Finis Edge for swimmers
Hand Paddles - Finis paddles will be sized at suit sizing and Navy & Red groups will need
Snorkels - Navy group only
Suits: polyester for girls and lycra for boys / jammer or brief - will be sized at suit sizing - equipment sale. "See Suit Information Above"
Goggles: see info above, for your swimmer I would recommend in-expensive moakes in case the lose a pair :)
Water Bottles: Team provided this year :)
Team Cap - Same as above:)
Mesh Bag - smaller size best way to keep your gear together and highly recommended.
**All swimmers must have al of the above required practice equipment and bring to each practice. ** If snorkels need new straps etc please get them replaced or purchase a new snorkel so kids are ready to go.
**New Finis paddles we will use for the entire team
** Most Importantly Please Use A Permanent Marker And Label All Equipment **
** If Equipment is lost please check lost and found and pool deck immediately **
The Y or Coaching Staff is not responsible for lost equipment