WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Young swimmers and divers competing for town pools and private swim clubs jumped into the water this week as Westchester swim conferences began their summer sessions.
The month-long swim season, which culminates with the annual area championships, including the Westchester County Swimming and Diving championships in late July and early August, involves thousands of young swimmers as well as teams from nearly all of the local communities.
By July 10 the Westchester County Swimming Conference will have completed more than 20 percent of it's dual meets as pools throughout the area host daily meets.
The flurry of swimming and diving competitions includes daily dual-team meets at local pools and clubs in the Sound Shore and Lower Westchester communities across six divisions designated by team membership.
The WCSC includes public pool and private club swim teams in Rye, Harrison, Larchmont, Scarsdale, Pelham, Mamaroneck, White Plains, Greenburgh, Hastings, Eastchester, Ardsley, Tarrytown, New Rochelle, Thornwood, Bronxville and Briarcliff.
Of the 33 teams participating, there is an estimated individual team swimmer participation range of 40 to 175 per team, according to WCSC officials, who monitor the meets and post daily result on the organization's webpage. The membership is about 85 per team across the six divisions.
The Westchester Swim Conference holds its championships in early August, following this year's 89th Annual Westchester County Swimming & Diving Championships
The County Championships bring together the Northern Swim Conference, which includes teams from the Northern Westchester communities, and WCSC for the main events.
Westchester County Swimming & Diving Championships at Rye Playland Pool are held The 89th Annual Westchester County Swimming & Diving Championships will be held July 21 and 22 (Diving) and July 28, 29, 30, 31 (swimming).
2014 Westchester County Swim Conference Championship Week Schedule
Friday, August 1 at Lake Isle Country Club, Eastchester
Monday, August 4 -- 12U/14U age group teams at Scarsdale Town Pool
Tuesday, August 5 -- 6U/8U at Coveleigh Club
Wednesday, August 6 -- 10U/17U at Rye Golf Club
Championships -- All Age Groups
Thursday, August 7 at Wetchester Country Beach Club.
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