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Water Rats Have Outstanding 2016-2017 Short Course Season Monday, April 17, 2017 - Before we begin the 2017 Long Course season, let’s look back on what was a highly successful 2016-2017 Short Course season. The season began with Nicolas Ortega, Sarah Grinalds and Willow Woods breaking longstanding records at Read more..
Grinalds, Begg and Murray Break Longstanding Team Records Monday, March 20, 2017 - The Connecticut Championship season ended last night and what a great season it has been for the Water Rats. Here are some of the highlights: At Regionals, we had so many personal bests they are just Read more..
Former Head Coach Bill Krumm Has Passed Away Saturday, March 4, 2017 - It is with great sadness that we announce that Bill Krumm, the former head coach of the Water Rats, has passed away. Bill was the Sports Development Consultant for the Western Zone of USA Swimming, which Read more..
Water Rat Swim Team in the News! Saturday, January 7, 2017 - The Water Rat Swim Team is in the news! Click here for a nice article from SwimSwam on the team’s holiday care packages for soldiers stationed in Afganistan.
Water Rats Retain Bronze Club Excellence Status Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - USA Swimming announced today the rankings in the 2017 Club Excellence Program. The Water Rat Swim Team has retained its Bronze Level status as one of the top 200 teams in the country. This program recognizes Read more..
Grinalds, Woods, and Ortega Break Long-Standing WRAT Team Records Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - December has been a busy time for the Water Rats. The senior swimmers traveled to Nashville for the Music City Invitational, other senior swimmers attended a meet at Chelsea Piers, the age group Read more..
Nico Ortega Breaks 17 Year Old Record in the 1650 Yard Freestyle Monday, December 5, 2016 - It was a big weekend for our Water Rat Swim Team. The entire team swam fast in locales all across the state and in Nashville, Tennessee. In Nashville, Nico Ortega broke Matt Yacco’s 17 year Read more..
Chad Le Clos To Swim an Exhibition Race at the Y Friday, December 2, 2016 - As many of you know, over the last few days Olympian Chad Le Clos has been training at the Westport Weston Family YMCA. Chad is a South African swimmer, Who is an Olympic, World Read more..
Barbara Wiederecht Receives USA Swimming Phillips 66 Outstanding Service Award Sunday, November 6, 2016 - Barbara Wiederecht Honored with the USA Swimming Phillips 66 Outstanding Service Award On November 6, 2017, at the CSI Annual Banquet, Barbara Wiederecht,, a former Water Rat parent, received the USA Swimming Phillips 66 Outstanding Service Read more..
Water Rats Excel at the Fairfield YMCA Open Water One Mile Swim Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Congratulations to the Water Rats for great swims last Saturday at The Fairfield YMCA One Mile Open Water Swim. The team placed first among all the other teams who participated in the race. In addition, five Read more..