Swimming

  • Top 10 Swims

    BAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island YMCA Shark swimmer Leila Johnston achieved two top 10 National YMCA Times for 2008-09. Johnston was 10th in the 50-yard butterfly for 11-year-olds with a 29.26 and ninth in the 100 butterfly with a time of 1:06.89. For more sports news, pick up a copy of the Mount Desert

  • Master’s Swim Starts

    BAR HARBOR — The MDI YMCA is offering a master’s swim team program for adults older than 19. This program is for former swimmers or fitness swimmers who wish to get a good workout with others. The team will be swimming from 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. John Humbert, a former

  • Olympic Swimmer Offers Clinic

    ORONO — Come learn about the Olympic swimming experience and benefit from individual coaching by one of Maine’s own Olympic athletes. Ian Crocker hosts swimmers for motivational talks about swimming and in-water swim sessions. Work with Ian in the water on proper stroke mechanics, body alignment, and racing strategies. Hear what he has to share

  • Sharks Reap High-point Awards

    WESTBROOK — Five of the eight Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks swimmers who made the trip to Westbrook for the Swim Your Own Age meet on July 11 and 12 left with high-point awards. Anna Naggert took first place in the 7-year-old girls’ division. Joy Zhang placed first in the 8-year-old girls’ class. Oliver Johnston

  • Summer Fun

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Sign-up has begun for Camp Harbor House Sports Camps. Space is limited. There is an extended all-day camp as well. During this extended camp, kids will be playing games and going swimming and just having summer fun. Registration forms can be downloaded at harborhousemdi.org. If you fill out your registration form you can mail it or drop it off at the Harbor House business office.

  • Swim team banquet

    BAR HARBOR — The Mount Desert Island YMCA Sharks swim team banquet will be held on April 15 at 6 p.m. at the MDI High School Cafe.

  • Nationals and zones

    BAR HARBOR — At the end of this week, Kristoph Naggert and Leila Johnston will be swimming at the Eastern Zone All-Star Meet for the state of Maine in Rochester, N.Y. They will be swimming in the fastest age-group meet in the world and are likely to be competing against some future Olympians. Beginning next

  • About Last Week’s Swim Results

    About Last Week’s Swim Results

    In last week’s report on the Maine State YMCA Swim Meet on these pages, Cooper Holmes of the Down East YMCA Dolphins was credited with more than his share of state championships.