AGUA Newsletter
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

In order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Asphalt Green has made the difficult decision to close both locations and suspend all programs and classes. We look forward to reopening as soon as possible.

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UPDATE: Team Communication
Have a question? All communication can be directed to [email protected].

As we move forward during this unprecedented time, please note that athletes will remain in their current practice groups until further notice.

Stay tuned for communication from the following coaches this week about dryland training, Zoom sessions, and more:

  • UES & BPC Age Group 1 - Coach Diana
  • UES & BPC Age Group 2 Green & Gold - Coach Diana
  • UES Age Group 3 Green - Coach Heather
  • BPC Age Group 3 Green - Coach Diana
  • Age Group 3 Gold - Coach Heather
  • Age Group 4 Green & Gold - Coach Brad
  • Senior I - Coach Heather
  • Senior II - Coach Brad
  • National - Coach David
Save the Date
Be sure to mark your calendars for the following AGUA Swim Team events:

AGUA College Swimming Symposium
  • Who: AGUA athletes in grades 8 through 10
  • Where: Asphalt Green's Upper East Side campus at 555 East 90th St.; Mazur Hall
  • When: Saturday, April 18. We ask that swimmers arrive at 10am. Parents are invited to join at 11am.

A GUA Senior Dinner
  • Who: AGUA 2020 graduating seniors
  • Where: Tony Di Napoli’s; 1081 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10065
  • When: Thursday, May 14 at 6pm

AGUA Team Banquet
  • Who: All AGUA members
  • Where: Riccardo's by the Bridge; 2101 24th Ave., Astoria, NY 11102
  • When: Saturday, May 30 at 1pm

NOTE: Asphalt Green is committed to the health and well-being of our community. As of now, there are no plans to cancel these team events; however, in light of the difficult circumstances surrounding the spread of COVID-19, we will inform you of any changes. We appreciate your understanding as we navigate this ongoing situation.
Register for AGUA Summer Swim Camp
AGUA's annual summer swim camps are designed to meet the specific needs of our swimmers. Camp days run from 8am to 4pm and include two swim sessions, dryland training, team building activities, and catered lunch. Swim campers get an AGUA camp t-shirt and swim cap.

Summer swim camp dates are as follows:

AGUA Rising Star Camp
AG1 and AG2 swimmers
  • June 29 through July 3

AGUA Elite Camp
Long course AG3 swimmers
  • July 13 through July 17
Upcoming Schedule Changes
All practices are canceled until further notice. Please refer to your lead group coach's dryland workouts to maintain your training.
Thank You for Your Support

Some of you have expressed concern for our staff during this unexpected closure. There is much uncertainty at the moment, but we are doing our best to compensate our employees for as long as possible.

Members, if you would like to donate your dues or class fees to help us in this endeavor,  please click here.

If you are not a member but still wish to contribute,  you can do so here. All donations are tax-deductible and are entirely voluntary.

We wish good health to you and your family. Visit for updates.