ABOUT THE MANTA RAYS
The NUMBER 1 GOAL of the Running Man Manta Ray swim team is to HAVE FUN! Additional benefits include (and are not limited to):
Learning stroke techniques and proper diving skills
Late night swim parties
Experiencing team spirit
Qualifying for city meet times and participating in the GPSA city meet
The Running Man Manta Rays have been around since 2000. Our swimmers range from novice to experienced year-round swimmers. If you live in Running Man, we hope you will join us. If not, please come out and cheer on our swimmers and enjoy the outdoors! If you have any questions about joining the team, please feel free to contact us. Also, take a look at our picture gallery to see some familiar faces.
Our swim meets are run exclusively by parent volunteers.
AS THE PARENT OF A MANTA RAY, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO FULFILL DUTIES THAT ARE VITAL TO THE OPERATION OF SWIMMING EVENTS.
Some of these duties include:
Stroke and turn judge
Setup and take down
The opportunity to choose your volunteer jobs and the dates you perform them will be offered through Sign-Up Genius after registration.
2020 PRACTICE TIMES
Practices will begin June 1:
Only 1 child per lane will be allowed during initial practices. A Signup Genius will be posted at registration dates or online.
Practices will be offered from 9am -12pm and 3-6pm. They will be split up by age group and ability.
More information on these practices will be posted once we have a better idea of the registered children’s ages and abilities.
2021 Practice Times Coming Soon
$100 per child
(no sibling discounts)
Swim suit (solid black suit for girls and boys)
Optional spirit wear, which includes, but is not limited to, a team T-shirt with the name of the team members and sponsors on back; T-shirts for family members, shorts, towels
Concessions donations (food/drink) thru volunteer signups
End of Season Banquet
The cost of registration is used to cover the salaries of the coaches and junior coaches. The Running Man Manta Rays (RMMR) is a non profit organization. Any additional income is generously provided by our sponsors. For your convenience, the swim team board is offering an online registration and payment option.
The Running Man Manta Rays compete in the White Division of the Greater Peninsula Swimming Association (GPSA). Many resources are available on the GPSA website. Some examples that you may find particularly useful are:
We are competing in the White Division: White Division Schedule
Other Important Info