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About

PHILOSOPHY


Murray Aquatic Club is a year-round competitive swim program that offers instruction and training for swimmers of all levels and abilities. MAC is committed to promoting the sport of swimming in an energetic competitive atmosphere. MAC provides the opportunity to help individuals achieve excellence, not just in sports, but in life.  

Being part of Murray Aquatic Club, swimmers will foster self-discipline, self-confidence, responsibility, perseverance, good sportsmanship, and teamwork.  These traits can produce world-class citizens, as well as world-class athletes!  Swimmers learn to strive for excellence, and to face challenges with courage.

Physical Fitness

Swimming helps develop high quality aerobic endurance, flexibility, coordination, and muscle strength, thus building a strong foundation for a lifetime of good health.

Character Development

Being part of a swim team fosters self-discipline, self-confidence, responsibility, perseverance, good sportsmanship, and teamwork. These traits can produce world-class citizens, as well as world-class athletes!  Swimmers learn to strive for excellence, and to face challenges with courage. And they come to understand that if they do their very best, then there are no failures.

Building Relationships

Many close friendships have had their beginnings at our pools, not just between swimmers, but between their families as well. Becoming involved with Murray Aquatic Club will promote closeness within the family unit, and community as parents commit to helping swimmers achieve their goals.

 

MISSION

The mission of Murray Aquatic Club is to empower every swimmer, regardless of age or ability, to reach his or her highest personal potential, both as an athlete and as a person.

·       Provide swimmers with the highest quality coaching.

·       Maintain a supportive and productive swimming environment.

·       Recognize each individual, and value his or her efforts on behalf of our team.

·       Encourage mutual respect between swimmers, coaches, and families.

·       Promote the ideals of self-discipline, hard work, goal-achievement, pursuit of excellence,  teamwork, and good  sportsmanship through competition for swimmers of all levels.

·       Develop highly skilled individuals and therefore, a highly competitive swim team.

·       Foster outstanding volunteer support.