2015 Spring/Summer Registration
- 3/2/15 - 7/31/15
- 3/2/15 - 7/31/15
LANCASTER AQUATIC CLUB
2015 Spring/Summer Registration
630 Rockland St
Lancaster, PA 17602
Welcome to 2015 Spring/Summer Registration at the Lancaster Aquatic Club.
LAC provides instruction for swimmers of all ages and abilities, ranging from beginners to National qualifiers. We run an Individual Medley based program with a focus on all four strokes. In our younger age groups, we promote the sport of swimming with a heavy focus on technique and a requirement that the swimmers have a lot of fun! As swimmers progress through the various training groups including Senior Group, the core values of Individual Medley training, dry-land training and technique continue. As swimmers reach the Senior Group, we expect a serious commitment to the sport so we can help each athlete realize their full potential. The Mission of Lancaster Aquatic Club is to demonstrate a tradition of swimming excellence through Leadership, Achievement and Commitment.
We are pleased to offer electronic payment processing and registration. The process is simple for both new and returning members. You will get access to your own private account that will enable you to easily declare for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, see your children’s swim times’ history, maintain your own contact information and more.
For existing members or anyone who previously registered with LAC (via a clinic registration or previous season registration), log into the web site by choosing SIGN IN on the left menu bar. Once logged in, click the Spring/Summer '15 Registration button to the right of the photo slide show. If you have forgotten your password, please do not attempt to register using a different email address. Click on the link at the bottom of the sign-in page to reset your password.
We look forward to having you join the Lancaster Aquatic Club and are excited for another great season!
* Individual Agreements which are electronically signed during the registration process can be reviewed in the registration packet available via the COMPLETE REGISTRATION PACKET LINK above and are marked with an * in the list below.
The following is a complete list of documents contained in the Registration Packet:
- Practice Groups / LAC Program Levels
- 2015 Spring/Summer Training Schedule
- LAC Swimmer Fees: Spring/Summer 2015
- Lancaster Aquatic Travel Policy
- Billing Policies*
- Meet Entry Process / LAC Volunteer Commitment*
- Code of Conduct*
- Travel Agreement*
- Waivers & Registration Agreement*
LAC PROGRAM LEVELS
Kick Start Summer
New Swimmers to LAC ages 5-11. Must be able to swim 1 lap of freestyle.
This program is designed to help a young swimmer prepared for a summer swim team that has not participated in a club swim team year round. This program will also build confidence in water safety and overall swimming ability for all young swimmers looking to have fun in the pool over summer break. Swimmers will learn proper swimming technique in each stroke, starts off the block, flip turns and build endurance to promote faster swimming. Swimmers will be grouped by age and/or skill level.
Benefits of this program will include having an amazing coaching staff, who have coached both beginners and national level swimmers. This is a positive environment where teammates learn to encourage each other, cheer for one another and have fun! Our goal at LAC is to promote the fun of swimming and help kids meet their potential as a swimmer.
Step It Up Swim Group
New Swimmers to LAC ages 7-14 with at least 1 year of summer swim team experience or 1 year of club swimming experience.
This program is designed to prepare for a swimmers for a summer swim team. This program focuses on swimming technique in all four strokes, flip turns, starts, pullouts and building strength. Swimmers will learn how to warm up both in and out of the water. Swimmers will learn about healthy lifestyle choices that promote faster swimming. Swimmers will learn about setting swimming goals and the action needed to meet their goals. Swimmers will participate in relay drills in a fun positive pool environment.
Benefits of this program will include having an amazing coaching staff, who have coached both beginners and national level swimmers. This is a positive environment where teammates learn to encourage each other, cheer for one another and have fun! Our goal at LAC is to promote the fun of swimming and help kids meet their potential as a swimmer! Our current LAC Swimmers participating in our Head Start program will also participate in all 4 clinics in conjunction with their program
This LAC program is designed to meet the needs of summer league swimmers by focusing on technique, endurance and fun. Head Start provides an opportunity to work with some of the best USA Swimming coaches in Lancaster. LAC coaches are all provided with the latest teaching tools through the American Swimming Coaches Association. This means that swimmers will learn the most up-to-date techniques available.
LAC’s Head Start offers a great deal of flexibility and is designed for the swimmer who is not yet committed to year-round swimming but wants to prepare for the Summer League season by staying in the water while participating in another Spring sport or for the summer swimmer who wants to train throughout the Spring to be ready to race come Summer! Five days of training are offered per week. At least 3 days per week are recommended to get the full benefit of the program. Training will take place at our indoor facility at the Phoenix Academy with 1 day of outdoor long course training provided per week during the Summer Session. Swimmers enrolled in this program are welcome to compete in all of the popular long course meets attended by LAC throughout the Spring and Summer.
Participants in LAC’s Head start group also are made up of the current LAC B and C age group. Swimmers new to LAC for this group must be able to do 3 out 4 strokes legally.
Advanced Age Group
Designed for the older, more experienced competitive swimmer who is looking to train year-round or at a more competitive level, this group continues to train swimmers in the LAC tradition of excellent stroke mechanics and superior technique. Promotion/Admission to this group will be based on the swimmer’s ability to accomplish training intervals, technique and maturity standards. This group trains indoors, with 1-2 days per week of outdoor long course training introduced in the Summer to prepare for long course meets.
Designed to take the serious age group competitive swimmer to the next level of training and competition, this group prepares them for training in the Senior Group. Swimmers will be placed in this group and/or advance to this group based on the swimmer’s ability to accomplish training intervals, technique and maturity standards.
Designed for the committed year-round competitive swimmer who is seeking to qualify for Elite Senior USS meets. Swimmers will be placed in this group and/or advance to this group based on ability to accomplish training intervals, technique and maturity standards.
LAC welcomes college students, both LAC alumnus and non LAC swimmers, to train with our Senior group over their summer break. College training fees are $215 for LAC members and $300 for non-LAC members plus USS fees and they may begin training when possible.
LAC SWIMMER FEES: SPRING / SUMMER 2015
- All new members in the Advanced Age Group, Senior Prep, Senior and College Groups will be billed the 2015 USS registration fee of $65 (or current USS fee) upon your online registration being approved by treasurer. Once billed this fee is nonrefundable. This fee covers membership for the 2015 swimming calendar year.
- If you are USS registered with another club, you must transfer your registration to LAC and notify treasurer of your transfer status. Send the completed form and a check for $10.00 to Middle Atlantic Swimming. USS Transfer forms can be downloaded at www.maswim.org under the “Forms” tab. If you have any problems, please contact Leslie Sandock firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring start date may be adjusted by 1 week later.
*Spring = April 1 - June 7th or 8th
Summer = June 8 - August 1 - ending dates will vary depending upon championship meet attendance.
**Please refer to the “Billing Policies” for more information regarding fees and discounts