Friday, April 26, 2019

Thanks to everyone in the whole family for putting on such a grand emotional banquet.
See you at the pool.

                                           2019-20?   11/18/19, 2:30 sharp

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Meet Schedule:

Dual Meets

Tues. 12/11   @ Ellsworth (DEFY*)   7:00 (Bus @4:30)
Fri. 12/14    @ Brewer (Bangor YMCA)  6:00
Fri. 12/21     Carlisle (home meet at Husson)   6:00
Fri. 1/4   Foxcroft Academy (home meet at Husson)  6:00
Thurs. 1/10/2019    12th Annual Susan Abraham Swimathon, Hoit Pool  2:30
Sat. 1/12      Bangor  (home meet at Husson) 3:30
Sat. 1/19    Washington Academy (home meet at Husson) 2:30
Fri. 1/25     @George Stevens Academy (DEFY*)  6:00  (Bus @4:00)
Sat. 2/2     Orono  (home meet and senior meet @ Husson)  Noon

Championship Meets

Fri. 2/8   **Boys' PVC Championship, UMaine   4:15 warm-up,6:00 start
Sat. 2/9   **Girls' PVC Championship, UMaine   11:00 warm-up, 1:00 start

Mon. 2/18   Boys' Class A State of Maine Championship, Bowdoin
Tues. 2/19  Girls Class A State of Maine Championship Meet, Bowdoin

Beyond Championship Season

Sun. 2/24  Camp Capella Polar Dip:  Lake Lucerne  11:00 registration, noon dip.
Thurs. 4/25  Pot Luck Supper and Awards Banquet, David Greenier Dining Commons, 6:00
Sun. 8/18  Islesboro Crossing for Lifeflight of Maine: 3.1 open ocean swim, dawn start
Mon. 11/19  Practice #1 of the 2019-20 season

*DEFY= the Down East Family YMCA on the main drag into Ellsworth on the right (as you are coming from Hampden), just past Ellsworth High School and Dunkin' Donuts and the strip mall.

**Boys' & Girls' Penobscot Valley Conference (PVC) Championship Meets, at which all swimmers on our team compete.


All HA Swim Team practices take place at the Lura Hoit Pool in Hampden from 2:30 to 4:30, Monday through Friday.

Contact Information:

Coach Jason Snyder:     207.745.3606
Assistant Coach Sam Manhart:     207.745.2342
Lura Hoit Pool:  207.862.4305

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Hey Coach, I miss swimming like crazy!!  What can I do?

Spoken like a future member of the Hurricane Swim Club.  Check out the link, try it out for a week for free (at Husson!), and let Coach Butch Babbin shape your aquatic future.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Hampden Academy Swim Team 

School Records (updated 2/19/2019)


200 Medley Relay:    2:12.19--  Jordan, Vine, Poulin, Whitmore 

200 Freestyle:     2:06.70--   E. Doucette

200 I.M.:     2:25.85--    E. Doucette

50 Freestyle:    26.19--    Kunz

100 Butterfly:    1:04.47--   E. Doucette

100 Freestyle:    58.60--    Buck

500 Freestyle:   5:39.76--   Ashey

200 Free Relay:     1:53.93--   Goff, Parsons, Snyder, Swalec

100 Backstroke:     1:05.32--     Kunz

100 Breaststroke:     1:13.16--     Vine 

400 Free Relay:     4:18.41--     Goff, Cain, Snyder, Swalec


200 Medley Relay:   1:49.26--  LaBree, Vine, Chaffee, Steigert
200 Freestyle:     1:52.29--     Cardello

200 I.M.:     2:08.52--     LaBree   

50 Freestyle:  22.75-- LaBree

100 Butterfly:     52.59--     LaBree 

100 Freestyle:     50.09--    Ranger

500 Freestyle:     5:27.32--     LaBree

200 Free Relay:     1:35.13--  Chaffee, Archer, Steigert, LaBree

100 Backstroke:     59.35--     LaBree

100 Breaststroke:     1:00.64--     LaBree

400 Free Relay:     3:31.59--     LaBree, Archer, Chaffee, Steigert 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Hey Coach, what was my split?
What's my best time?
Can I see the meet results so I can relive all the memories?

Follow the link below to see all meet and individual results as well as State of Maine rankings for each event:

Thursday, February 21, 2019

It is the laughter I will remember

                                        whenever I remember

                                                          the way
                                                                                                we were......

           Who wants to start the Pot-Luck/Awards Banquet/Reunion advent calendar?

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Girls blast the 200 Medley Relay record down to 2:12.19 at Bowdoin, claim 24th at States!
And here are the photos... (Matthew Vine behind the lens)