Manchester Stingrays Swim Team

We’d love to have you on our team, join the Manchester Stingrays!

Swimmers on the Manchester Stingrays come together as a family and make friendships that will create lasting memories! Participants share team spirit and practice good sportsmanship. We strive to increase our swimming ability and have a great time together!

Register & pay online beginning February 1st at teamunify.com . We are using Team Unify to collect registration fees as well.

 Practice Schedule

DatesAgesTimes
June 3 - July 12
Monday through Friday mornings
11 - 146:45AM - 7:45AM
June 3 - July 12
Monday through Friday mornings
15 - 187:45AM - 9:00AM
June 3 - July 12
Monday through Friday mornings
10 & under9:00AM - 9:45AM 


 Meet Schedule

DateLocationTime
Wednesday, June 19Sunset Hills Aquatic Center
12512 W Watson Road
Warmups - 5:00pm
Meet Starts - 6:00pm
Wednesday, June 26Manchester Aquatic CenterWarmups - 5:00pm
Meet Starts - 6:00pm
Tuesday, July 2North Pointe Aquatic Center
335 Holloway Road
Warmups - 5:00pm
Meet Starts - 6:00pm
Wednesday, July 10Manchester Aquatic CenterWarmups - 5:00pm
Meet Starts - 6:00pm


Swim Conference Schedule

Prelims or FinalsLocationDateAgesRain Date
Prelims Crestwood Aquatic CenterMonday, July 15 at 7:00AM
Tuesday, July 16 at 7:00AM
Ages 11 and older
Ages 10 and under
July 17
FinalsManchester Aquatic CenterThursday, July 18 at 6:00PMAll agesJuly 19


Important Dates (see full fun schedule below)

  • Season Kick-Off Family Meeting with Kona Ice: May 22 at 7:00PM; Pavilion #1 in Schroeder Park 
  • End-of-Year Team BBQ and Awards: July 24 at Pavilion #1 in Schroeder Park

2024 Fees 

The fee includes a team shirt for your swimmer(s). Registrations after June 4th are subject to shirt availability

  • Resident: $120.00
  • Resident Siblings: $100.00
  • Non-Resident: $156.00  
  • Non-Resident Siblings: $130.00
  • Fourth+ Sibling: $15.00

Participation Requirements

Swim Team is open to youth ages 5 to 18. All skill levels are encouraged to participate. The minimum requirement for the swim team is the ability to swim the pool length without stopping or holding on. 

Swimmers are expected to attend practice at least 3 times a week and participate in at least half of the meets, but we do understand that vacations happen, just let the coaches know.

Parent Volunteer Requirement

All parents are required to volunteer for three regular meets (one must be one of the first 2 meets of the season) plus one conference meet. If you are not registered to work, your child will not swim.

If you are interested in serving on the Swim Team Parent Board (swimmer discount offered), please let us know, contact Drew at dhill@manchestermo.gov or call 636-391-6326 x430

Team Swag

If you would like additional shirts or team swag please visit our online team store to place your order. Orders are due by June 2nd. https://manchesterstingrays2022.itemorder.com/shop/sale/

Schedule for the Year

Some of the fun events this year:

  • 5/22: Swim Team Parent Meeting with Kona @ 7 pm
  • 6/2: Shirt & Swag Orders Due
  • 6/3: First Day of Practice
  • 6/13: Pizza party order form due for 6/21 pizza party
  • 6/12: Time Trials + swim cap handout
  • 6/17: Picture Day
  • 6/18: Pizza party order form due for 6/26 pizza party
  • 6/20: Tie Dye Day & Fun Practice 7:45am-9:45am
  • 6/25: Payment due for 6/26 pizza party
  • 6/26: Home Meet & Pizza Party
  • 7/3: Drag Day (wear fun outfits to create resistance in the water)
  • 7/11: Pancake Breakfast
  • 7/23: Team Outing
  • 7/24: End of the Year Swim Banquet
  • 7/25: Team Day at Six Flags