iDream Athletes scholarship spotlight: Stella and Scarlett Slingsby

iDream Athletes scholarship spotlight: Stella and Scarlett Slingsby

iDream Athletes scholarship spotlight: Stella and Scarlett Slingsby

Scarlett and Estelle Slingsby are two incredible young athletes who have a passion for mountain biking. They have been working hard and performing exceptionally well in the NICA series, with both sisters currently leading their respective categories. Their love for the sport has driven them to dream of competing at the national level, and their hard work has paid off as they are both preparing to compete in the national cross country mountain bike championships in Pennsylvania this July.

Scarlett and Estelle have been given a scholarship to help cover the costs of traveling to the national competition. This support has made it possible for the sisters to achieve their dream of competing at the national level and take the next step in their racing careers.

Scarlett and Estelle are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to compete at the national level. They both have high hopes and aspirations for the competition, and they are ready to push themselves to the limit. Scarlett is determined to finish in the top twenty and challenge herself against higher level athletes in a bigger field. She hopes that competing in national races will help define her future in mountain biking and open up new opportunities.

Estelle is also eager to take part in the competition and learn new strategies in a more competitive environment. She hopes to finish in the top twenty in at least one of her races and is excited to race short track, a new challenge for her. Her goal for the future is to continue her love for the sport while being on a competitive team in college.

Mountain biking has been a passion for the Slingsby family for many years, and it has brought them together through shared experiences and challenges. Scarlett and Estelle’s achievements are a testament to their hard work and dedication, and they have proven themselves as talented young athletes. We wish them all the best as they take on this exciting challenge.

Learn More about the iDream Athletes foundation, donate or apply for a scholarship. 

Summer Swim League Announcement

Summer Swim League Announcement

Asheville Swim League
Asheville Swim League

The Asheville Swim League is an opportunity to learn and practice swim skills in a coached, yet low pressure setting.

quote by Asheville Swim League participant 

This summer, the Asheville Swim League is excited to announce the return of the summer swim league at Patton Park Pool in Hendersonville, NC. Come join us for nine weeks of swimming fun under the guidance of Coach Susan and Coach Jay! 

Admission into the pool is just $5 per person or you can use a pool punch card or summer pool pass purchased through the Hendersonville YMCA. Every Saturday morning from June 3rd to July 29th, participants will be able to enjoy 8:30am-9:30am of coached instruction. 

In addition, several dates throughout the league will offer triathlon swim clinics for the Tril Local Community for those who want to take their competitive skills to the next level. Make sure you don’t miss out on all that this summer swimming league has to offer! Save the dates and plan to join us this summer. 

What is the Summer Swim League? The intention of the swim league is to build and grow a swimming community in WNC. All levels and abilities of swimmers will be training together in a friendly, cohesive, structured and coached GROUP atmosphere.

How is the AVL Swim League structured? Novice/Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced/Expert Swim Groups with swim leaders and pool-side support and instruction.

Where is the summer league held?  
Patton Park Pool, Hendersonville, NC

When is the swim league? 

Saturday, June 3 thru Saturday, July 29th

8am - warm-ups, 8:30am-9:30am coached instruction and workouts

How many lanes? We will have at least three lanes reserved for the Swim League. 

How much does it cost to attend?

1. The coaches, facility usage fees, operational expenses and swim programming are paid for through the iDream Athletes Foundation scholarship fund.  Please consider making a donation to iDream Athletes Foundation when you attend each swim session. These funds will be used to pay for the swim league. 

2. The Swim League is a $5 admission fee to the Hendersonville YMCA for pool usage. YMCA Punch cards and Summer pool memberships are also accepted. 

Contact support@idaph.net with questions!



- Each swim session will be have swim coaches on the deck to assist in stroke technique and training. 

- The Swim League is eight weeks Saturday morning from June 3rd to July 29th

- The summer swim league will not have advance sign-ups or reservations. If we need to modify this throughout the summer and implement a limit on participants we reserve the right to do this. 

- A workout for various swim abilities and levels is provided at each swim session. 


- All abilities are welcome. No matter if you are a semi-pro swimmer out of shape and ready to get back into the pool or a complete newbie that wants to learn swim strokes or an athlete interested in trying your first triathlon this summer. We have a spot reserved for you! 

- You do not have to be a YMCA member to participate. 

- Consider making a donation to iDream Athletes Foundation to assist in the expenses of offering this program, including coaching and pool fees. Donations can be accepted at the swim league or online. Email support@idaph.net for more info. 



Asheville Swim League

More info and sign up sheet coming soon! Stay tuned! 


Follow the iDream Athletes Foundation Facebook page for more updates! 

Pro Triathlete Sarah Alexander swimming

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