The Rays (original)

The Rays team provides opportunities for children and young adults with special needs to develop their competitive swimming abilities, social and physical health.

The Rays Teams

The Rays, a swim team for those with special needs, provides swim sets and opportunities for socialization so that children and young adults with developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome, attention deficit disorder, cerebral palsy, motor planning problems, weight issues, lack of coordination and other diagnoses, to develop their competitive swimming abilities, as well as social and physical health.

This team focuses on stroke development, endurance, strength, overall health, and provides opportunities for competition and team building. The Rays host special events and competitions against other swim teams for children or adults with special needs at the Rose Bowl Aquatics Center. The Rays also host social gatherings including a summer barbecue, Halloween costume ball, holiday potluck, and Pasadena Triathlon.

Jr. Rays
Jr. Rays

Requirements:

  • Must be between 4-10 years old
  • Must be water safe and capable of swimming for an hour with proper freestyle- free evaluations available by appointment

Schedule:

Sat / Sun
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fees:

$70/month

Signup:

Contact Kandis Pulliam at kpulliam@rosebowlaquatics.org
Stingrays
Stingrays

Requirements:

  • Must be between 11-17 years old
  • Must be water safe and capable of swimming for an hour with proper freestyle – free evaluations available by appointment

Schedule:

Sat / Sun
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fees:

$70/month

Signup:

Contact Kandis Pulliam at kpulliam@rosebowlaquatics.org
Mantarays
Mantarays

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be water safe and able to swim for an hour with proper freestyle – free evaluations available by appointment

Schedule:

Sat / Sun
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fees:

$70/month

Signup:

Contact Kandis Pulliam at kpulliam@rosebowlaquatics.org

Coaches

Kandis Pulliam
Lifeguard Manager and Head Coach, Rays
Evgenia Dardov
Coach
Heather Day-Neutill
Special Needs Instructor / Rays Coach

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