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Aug 15, 2017 - Fall Tryout Dates
FALL 2017 TRYOUT INFORMATION All new swimmers must tryout for CWAC to ensure that they are both ready for the team and that they are placed in the proper group. Tryout dates and times are below. You d...
Aug 11, 2017 - Five Tips For Parents About The Journey
Swim parents share in the excitement and disappointments of our children?s journey in swimming. We cheer for our kids when they dive off the blocks for the first time or swim the 200 IM without a DQ. ...
Aug 7, 2017 - CWAC Wins Futures Men's Meet
The CWAC men's team won the Lewisville Texas Futures meet over the weekend. Jacob Furlong, Eamonn Keenan, Ezra Mizgala and Reilly Shields led the team as together they won 6 individual events and 2 re...
Aug 6, 2017 - Futures & Zones Day 4
Day 4 of the Futures meet saw the Pack pick up two more victories. Jacob Furlong dominated the men's 800 free picking up another US Open cut and breaking the 17-18 and team record. Reilly Sheilds foll...
Aug 5, 2017 - Futures & Zones Day 3
It was another great day of swimming in Texas for the Wolfpack. Reilly Shields dropped half a second off his prelim time to win the 50 free in a US Open cut and new team record. Jacob Furlong dipped u...
Aug 4, 2017 - Futures & Zones Day 2
Day 2 at the US Futures meet saw Jacob Furlong and Reilly Shields each pick up their first ever US Open cuts in going 1-2 in the men's 200 freestyle. Furlong's 1:52.45 sets the new 17-18 and team reco...
Aug 3, 2017 - Futures & Zones Day 1
Night one of the Futures meet in Lewisville, Texas saw the men's 800 free relay team of Ezra Mizgala, Reilly Shields, Eamonn Keenan and Jacob Furlong take first place in a winning time of 7:45.99. The...
Aug 1, 2017 - Final Day of Age Group State
It was an amazing age group state championship meet for CWAC as 77 swimmers led the team to second place finish, just 46 points behind first. CWAC swimmers broke 4 state records and established 32 new...
Jul 31, 2017 - AG State Day 4
The final day of the Age Group State meet saw many more outstanding performances, but came up just short in the final team standings. This is the third season in a row and that the team has finished 2...
Jul 29, 2017 - AG State Day 3
The Pack was on fire on the third day of the Illinois Age Group State Championship Meet winning the first 5 events. The 10&Unders again started off the meet on a great note as Renee Tan, Isabella Chow...
Jul 28, 2017 - AG State Day 2
It was another awesome day for the Pack at the Illinois Swimming Age Group Championships. The team still sits in first place with a 24 points lead over the Bullets. The 10&Under girls came out of the ...
Jul 28, 2017 - Szabados competes at European Meet
CWAC swimmer Bence Szabados recently competed in the the European Youth Olympic Festival in Hungary. He was competing against the top 18&under swimmers from around Europe and finished 13th in the 50 f...
Jul 27, 2017 - AG State Day 1
The Pack opened up Day 1 of the Illinois Age Group State Championship by winning the first 5 events. Action started off with the 10&Under girls 200 free relay team of Isabella Chow, Grace Chin, Raquel...
Jul 23, 2017 - CWAC Finishes 2nd at Regional
Congrats to the 96 CWAC swimmers that helped the team to a second place showing at the regional championships over the weekend. Levi Tipton (11-12 boys 400 IM) and Gabriella Kukatla (11-12 girls 1650 ...
Jul 21, 2017 - Illinois Top Ten Rankings SCY 2016-17
Illinois Swimming finalized the top 10 list for the 2016-17 season and CWAC had 7 swimmers post the fastest times in the state for their age group. Maya Arroyo - 10 & Under Girls 50 Back and 100 Back ...
Jul 17, 2017 - Furlong Wins Mile at State to Lead the Pack
25 CWAC swimmers were competing at the Illinois Senior State Championship meet over the weekend at the Rec Plex. Jacob Furlong brought home a state title winning the 1500 free to claim his first ever ...
Jul 17, 2017 - CWAC Take Second at Wheaton Meet
CWAC finished second at the Wheaton Last Dance over the weekend. Congrats to all who competed and thanks to our timers and officials who helped out! Great job to everyone who stuck around for the tim...
Jul 16, 2017 - CWAC Wins Conference Meet
Congrats to the 62 swimmers that helped lead the team to victory at the Windy City Conference Championships on Sunday. This was one of the first meets at the brand new Highland Park High School pool a...
Jul 11, 2017 - Preparing Kids For College
The swim team creates an experimental space for our kids to learn life lessons through success and failure. We know our kids will be busy, supervised, and engaged in a healthy activity. As a parent, w...
Jul 9, 2017 - CWAC Wins Summer Sizzle
Congrats to the 215 CWAC swimmers that helped lead the team to victory at the Summer Sizzle over the weekend! A huge thank you to all of our parents and families that stepped up to help make run the m...
Jul 7, 2017 - Tech Suit Discount
While we highly encourage you to bring your kids to our store to be properly fitted for their tech suit, we know that many people like to just order online. So, we?re making that easy for you with th...
Jul 6, 2017 - Bence Wins Hungarian National Titles
CWAC swimmer Bence Szabados picked up a pair of national titles in the 15-16 age group while competing at the Hungarian Youth National Championship. Bence won the 50 free and tied for first in the 100...
Jun 29, 2017 - CWAC Wins Firecracker Open
Over 125 swimmers helped lead CWAC to victory at the Firecracker Open over the weekend. Tons of new championship times were achieved and CWAC swept the relays events as well. A big thank you to all of...
Jun 27, 2017 - CWAC Wins Swim Pink Meet
Congrats to the 75 CWAC swimmers that led the team to victory at the Swim Pink meet in Iowa over the weekend. The meet offered a chance for our athletes to swim a prelims / finals meet against some gr...
Jun 19, 2017 - CWAC Finishes 4th at Barrington
Congrats to the 75 CWAC swimmers that participated in the Barrington Stars on the Water Meet at the Rec Plex this past weekend. This was a great mid-season prelim / final meet for many of our athletes...
Jun 5, 2017 - CWAC Wins Alligator Summer Splash
Congrats to the 217 CWAC swimmers that helped lead the team to victory at the Alligator Summer Splash over the weekend. A big thank you to all of our timers and officials that stepped up to help to ma...
May 31, 2017 - Preparing For A Better Workout Tomorrow
May 22, 2017 - West Meet Recap
Congrats to the 170 CWAC swimmers that competed in the West Dive Into Summer meet over the weekend at UIC. For many this was the first long course meet of the season and great chance to do some racing...
May 22, 2017 - Daily Confidence Tips
May 15, 2017 - CWAC Swims Strong At First LCM Meet
75 CWAC swimmers opened the long course season over the weekend with some strong performances at the Academy Bullets Swimtacular meet at UIC. Alexia Brockmann set 4 new team records in the 8&Under 50 ...
May 13, 2017 - How to be a More Coachable Swimmer
We?ve all had that swimmer on our team or in our training group. The one that argues with coach every time she writes up a workout on the board. That rolls his eyes when the group is asked to do somet...
May 5, 2017 - Meal Plan For Athletes
Meal Planning for Athletes - click here
May 3, 2017 - CWAC College Swimmers
Several CWAC swimmers from the Class of 2017 have made their college commitments for next year. Kaia Clarke - Grinnell College Eamonn Keenan - Kenyon College Gillian Gagnard - University of Chicago Em...
Apr 29, 2017 - 5 Reasons To Swim An Off Event
Championship meets are all about perfection, or at least chasing perfection. You train the entire season for one minute of racing. Often, thousands and thousands of miles of training and technique com...
Apr 16, 2017 - Goal Setting
The star of a season is a great chance to set goals. This symbolic ?fresh start? gives many the opportunity to reflect on last season's performance while looking toward the future. Below, we explore t...
Apr 8, 2017 - Starting The Season Strong
It?s that time of year again. The touchpads are back on the racks. Tech suits have been folded (or, honestly, stuffed) back in their boxes. The championship season is now again coming to a close, and ...
Apr 7, 2017 - The Power Of Competing In The Moment
The Power of Competing in the Moment. Doing anything in the moment (one thing at a time) flies in the face of how our electronic media-rich environment pushes people to ?multi-task? throughout the ...
Mar 27, 2017 - CWAC Boys Set Another State Record
On the final day of competition at the NCSA meet, the 10&Under boys set their 2nd state record of the meet. The foursome of Jonny Blackman, Jackson Heinlein-Preseault, Levin Tipton and Victor Margeta ...
Mar 23, 2017 - Nutrition Tips for Workout
When you?re heading to your next swimming workout, from work or class, nutrition may be the last thing on your mind. However, the right nutrition can be the difference between you crashing mid-workout...
Mar 23, 2017 - NCSA Day 3
The boys continue to perform well in Orlando and had another strong day of swimming. They had their third 2nd place relay performance this time in the 200 free relay and established a new team record!...
Mar 22, 2017 - 10&Under Boys Break State Record
On Day 2 of the NCSA meet the 10&Under boys foursome of Victor Margeta, Jonny Blackman, Jackson Heinlein Preseault and Levi Tipton shattered the state record by four seconds in the 400 free relay in r...
Mar 18, 2017 - Nutrition For Young Swimmers
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Mar 13, 2017 - CWAC 10&Under Girls Break National Record
On Day 4 of the Illinois Age Group Championships Meet, the 10&Under Girls 200 Free Relay of Jessica Kurpeikis, Isabella Chow, Amelia Mariano and Gabby Veliz broke the national record! They clipped jus...
Mar 13, 2017 - CWAC Swimmers Re-Write Record Book
It was a banner weekend of swimming for the CWAC Nation. Competing in both Iowa and Wisconsin it was a weekend of of many first for the team that including a first ever national record in the 10&Und...
Mar 12, 2017 - Sectional Day 4
The CWAC senior group capped off the meet with the strongest night of swimming to vault into 5th place in the combined team standings. The men finished 4th place and the women were 8th. Jacob Furlong ...
Mar 12, 2017 - AG State Day 4
CWAC wrapped up the Age Group Championships with a 2nd place overall team finish. The team amassed over 2700 points during the weekend coming 300 points behind the Academy Bullets. The day was highlig...
Mar 11, 2017 - AG State Day 3
It was another great day of swimming for the Pack. CWAC swimmers picked up state titles in _ events. 10&Under Girls 200 Medley Relay - Amelia Mariano, Grace Chin, Gabby Veliz, Jessica Kurpeikis Gabby...
Mar 11, 2017 - Sectional Day 3
The Pack was swimming strong in Iowa on day three of the Speedo Sectional Championships. Jacob Furlong again posted the highest finish on the day taking 3rd in the 500 free. Eamonn Keenan finished 6th...
Mar 10, 2017 - Six State Titles Highlight Day 2 at AG State
It was a great day of swimming for the Pack as CWAC picked up 6 state titles on Day 2 of the Age Group State Championships: Jessica Kurpeikis - 1st 10&Under Girls 50 Free - new state meet and team re...
Mar 10, 2017 - Sectional Day 2
It was another strong day of swimming in Iowa. Jacob Furlong posted the highest individual finish on the day taking 3rd in the 200 free. Consolation swims were turned in by Gillian Gagnard (12th 100 b...
Mar 9, 2017 - AG State Day 1
CWAC swimmers started off the meet on a strong note Thursday with a great night of distance swimming. Abbey Taute opened up the meet with a best time in the 13-14 girls 1650 finishing 6th place. The 1...
Feb 26, 2017 - CWAC Wins Regional Championship
Congrats to the 100 swimmers that led the team to victory at the Regional Championships over the weekend. A HUGE THANK YOU to all of our volunteers that really stepped up to help make the meet run ver...
Feb 13, 2017 - CWAC Wins Valentine's Classic
Congrats to the 200 CWAC swimmers that helped lead the team to victory at the BR Ryall Valentine's Day Classic over the weekend. Team Records - Eleven new team records were set over the weekend. Cli...
Dec 14, 2016 - Concussion Information Sheet for Parents & Swimmers
Concussion Information Sheet for Parents & Swimmers Dear Parent/Guardian and Athletes, This information sheet is provided to assist you and your child in recognizing the signs and symptoms of a concus...
Sep 9, 2014 - CWAC Puts 4 on Scholastic All-American Team
Congratulations to Marysol Arce, Billy Barth, Charlotte Rosenberg and Anthony Tremmel for making the 2013-2014 Scholastic All-American Team! This is a national award given by USA Swimming to honor swi...
Sep 5, 2014 - The Importance of Sleep
How Much Sleep Do Swimmers Need? Swimmers push themselves hard in the pool. They try to make healthy life decisions when it comes hydration and nutrition. But where many begin to cut corners is on the...
Aug 21, 2014 - Coming Back from a Break
For most swimmers it is officially summer. And by summer I mean a couple weeks of almost guilt-free respite where we are able to catch up with friends, sleep in, and slowly peel off the smell of chlor...
Jul 13, 2014 - CWAC Now On Twitter
CWAC is now on Twitter - follow us at @PackPride10
Apr 21, 2011 - Beyond Limit: Fran Crippen Tribute
Mar 10, 2011 - CWAC Team Pictures