Last Chance Meet (Reg. Deadline - January 19, 2018)

February 11, 2018
January 19, 2018


LOCATION: The SPIRE Institute Aquatic Center is located at: 1822 South Broadway, Geneva, OH 44041.


The competitive swimming pools measure 10 lanes by 25 yards in a 50 meters Olympic size pool, with 2 moveable bulkheads for subdivision of the pool.  The competition will take place in one pool unless entries warrant the use of two pools.  The competition course has been certified in accordance with 104.2.2C (4). The copy of such certification is on file with USA Swimming.  The depth of the pool the at the diving board end is 14’ at both ends.  Competition will take place in the diving board end of the pool.

The permanent seating capacity for spectators is 1,200, with an additional 1,000+ temporary seating capacity. In addition there is handicapped seating and elevator access to the spectator stands.  An adjacent 25-yard pool is available for continuous warm-up and warm-down.  Men’s and Women’s locker rooms are off the pool deck but are not accessible to parents during the meet.  Parents who wish to accompany their children to the locker rooms should utilize the restrooms in the lobby.  Colorado timing system and scoreboard are available.



Any swimmer entered in the meet must be certified by a USA Swimming member coach as being proficient in performing a racing start or must start each race from within the water.  When unaccompanied by a member-coach, it is the responsibility of the swimmer or the swimmer’s legal guardian to ensure compliance with this requirement. 




  • Warm-ups will be held from 7:45 AM – 8:30 AM, with competition starting at 8:35 AM.
  • The meet will be conducted in two pools if the entries exceed four hours.   
  • At the discretion of the Meet Director, warm-ups may be split by gender, age group or team. Warm ups shall be split if the average number of swimmers per lane is scheduled to exceed fifteen (15) swimmers per lane.
  • The finalized warm-up plan will be posted on the LESD website ( & Lake Erie Swimming website ( by Thursday, February 8, 2018.


All swimmers can compete in 5 events per day.   If the meet is conducted in two pools, events will be split by gender so plan accordingly when choosing events.