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Aug 7, 2018 - RICE Aquatics Welcomes Coach Jennie Shamburger
Jun 30, 2018 - RICE Aquatics Welcomes Coach Jason Devine
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May 4, 2018 - Congratulations, Coach Amanda!
Hello Rice Families, With many emotions, we?re happy to announce that Coach Amanda has been named the head coach at Georgia Southern University. This is something Amanda has been working toward fo...
Feb 28, 2018 - Rice Volunteer Meeting Recap
Hello RICE Aquatics Members, A special thank you is extended to those who attended last night's meeting. We had over 50 attendees between the two meetings. Parents came with lots of good energy an...
Feb 20, 2018 - RICE Swimmers Compete at SPC and TAPPS Championships
Mar 8, 2017 - Follow RICE athletes at TAGS & NCSA with new social media!
Nov 3, 2016 - 10&U Athletes Shine at Halloween Meet
10&U Shine at Halloween Meet! 55 Rice 10&U athletes competed in the ESA 10&U Halloween Invite this past weekend. For our 10&U athletes, this was a chance to swim some extra events in addition to the...
May 3, 2015 - Rice Masters Make Waves at USMS Nationals
Sep 19, 2014 - USAS Convention
As some of you may or may have not noticed Coach Jason has been off the pool deck this week as he attends the USAS (US Aquatics Sports Convention). The convention encompasses all aquatics sports inclu...
Aug 28, 2014 - Masters 2014 SC Top Ten
RICE MASTERS SWIMMERS SWIM TO STRONG SHOWING IN 2014 USMS SHORT COURSE TOP 10 STANDINGS Rice Masters swimmers finished the 2014 Short Course yards season in top form, with 10 individuals qualifying fo...
Aug 18, 2014 - Masters LCM Nationals
RICE MASTERS SCORE BIG AT 2014 USMS LONG COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS Five Rice Masters teammates made the trip to College Park, Maryland August 14-17 to compete in the 2014 US Masters Swimming Long Course Ch...
Jun 4, 2014 - Masters Fina World Rankings
May 19, 2014 - Masters - Canadian Championships
Four Rice Masters swimmers made the trek to Windsor, Ontario Canada to participate in the 2014 C anadian Masters Swimming Championships. Bruce Kone, Bruce Williams, Bruce Rollins and Steve Heck ( ...
May 5, 2014 - Masters Nationals -
Four Rice Masters swimmers traveled to Santa Clara, California to participate in the 2014 US Masters Swimming Championships this past weekend. An amazing weekend it was, as the team won 11 Championshi...
Apr 29, 2014 - GULF Top 10 Times
Congrats to the following RICE Aquatics Swimmers for making the GULF Top 10 list SCY. This is a list shows the Top 10 Times SCY from 9/1/2013 - 4/28/2014 Megan Lewis - 7th 100 Fry 10...
Apr 28, 2014 - Mesa Grand Prix - David Guthrie
Look to the link provided for a great little shout out to RICE Aquatics's own David Guthrie ..at the MESA Grand Prix. This meet was held this last weekend and ended up being a star studded affair wi...
Apr 3, 2014 - Swimmer Rehab/Prevention Clinic
Parents - On April 9th we are having Physical Therapists from Methodist in Sugarland come in to give a seminar and clinic to our Group 4 and Senior athletes. We will be doing this 6:00 - 6:45 either...
Apr 1, 2014 - Group 4 White Morning Practices
Parents- As RICE Aquatics continues to grow and develop it is our goal to offer the most comprehensive programs to achieve swimming excellence. The next step in development of our committed 11-14 year...
Mar 31, 2014 - Pool Configuration for Summer
Swimmers - Attached is the tentative pool configuration for this Summer. Pool Configuration: June 3rd - End of July Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday AM Long-course Short-...
Mar 17, 2014 - Flight School this Week
Parents- With most of our staff and team on spring break we are going to continue with the following schedule for FLIGHT SCHOOL this week. All Groups will swim on the Tuesday, Thursday and Friday Sche...
Mar 11, 2014 - A Funny Thing Happened Over the Weekend
A funny thing happened at the end of the Short-course season. When I first arrived at RICE we were a group of swimmers. No one knew each others names outside of a set of friends, we didn't have enou...
Feb 28, 2014 - RICE Aquatics Finishes Second at Short Course Champs 1
I can remember several years ago when we would have only a few swimmers in the 500 free on Friday night at a meet. On February 21, we had more than 20 swimmers in the 500 free. We also had many swim...
Feb 20, 2014 - 8&Under Short Course Champs Summary - February 2014
Our 8 & unders shined throughout the meet and achieved many best times and new time standards. Some swimmers swam in as many as 7 races, including relays, during the 4-hour meet. With 5 of our 6 rel...
Feb 12, 2014 - Age Group and Senior - Line of Communication
Parents- Thank you again for being apart of our swim family at RICE Aquatics. Our club has continued to grow and develop these past few years in a large part due to the great swimmers and families we ...
Jan 25, 2014 - PEAK 3rd Coast Invitational Meet Summary
On January 17-19, Rice Aquatics swimmers had many fantastic races at the 3rd Coast Invitational meet in Pearland. This meet was our last USA Swimming meet of the season before the championship meets....
Jan 23, 2014 - Practice Updates
Parents and Swimmers- As of right now the new heater is being installed in the pool and will have hot water pumping soon. Thank you for your patience with the process. I have listed our practice inten...
Dec 20, 2013 - 8 & Under Champs Meet Results - December 2013
Our swimmers raced in many new events at the NOCH 8 & Under Champs Meet and showed us all the techniques they have been working on this season. We saw some great streamlines, starts, turns, and smile...
Dec 19, 2013 - Holiday Practice Schedule - Updated
Parents - Our holiday schedule is confirmed for the next couple weeks. We will be using Lamar High School when RICE is closed the 25th - 1st. I will send out a map for the lamar pool location. Reminde...
Dec 17, 2013 - Spring Masters Registration
Masters- Just a reminder that we are in our Spring Registration period. To register please do the following: Go to our website. Click the Masters Registration Link on the left hand side of the page. T...
Nov 25, 2013 - Practice this Week
Parents- A reminder that practice for this week is normal on Monday and Tuesday. We will use the following schedule on Wednesday. Group 4 Navy/White and Senior 1/2: 7:00 - 9:00 am - Swim 9:00 - 10:3...
Nov 12, 2013 - Swimmer Pick Up
Parents - I wanted to send a quick update to our "pick up" procedures for our groups. Over the last month we have had many swimmers waiting outside unattended and not being picked up for as much as 30...
Oct 29, 2013 - Practice this Week
Oct 10, 2013 - RICE places 4th at GULF Open Water Championships
RICE places 4th at GULF Open Water Championships. RICE Aquatics took its largest squad ever to the Gulf Open Water meet at Twin Lakes this past weekend. With 40 Swimmers signed up for the event and a...
Sep 23, 2013 - RICE Aquatics - Welcome Madison
RICE Aquatics is excited to announce our newest addition to the coaching staff. Madison Fitle will begin working with our Group 3 athletes today and will be taking over the lead role as she gets ma...
Aug 25, 2013 - Welcome to the 2013 Season
Aug 18, 2013 - Age Group Swimming
Parents/Swimmers - Our Fall 2013 Registration link is now active. You can re-register your swimmer for the fall session. We would like to get the most complete picture of our returning swimmers as...
Aug 15, 2013 - Meet Directors Training
RICE Aquatics is always looking for help running our hosted meets. Meet director is an important part of the process. If you would like to volunteer in this position this year or maybe future year ple...
Jul 29, 2013 - Officials Training
Hi everyone, Each year we host a fall training clinic for swimming officials. This clinic is designed primarily for newer officials -- currently certified Stroke & Turn Officials, current official ...
Jul 21, 2013 - Practice this Week
Parents - Practice this week. Monday am . Swimmers that attended the meet this weekend 8-9 am swim and 9-10 drylands/game. Monday am: TAGS/Sectionals swimmers 8 - 9 am loosen up swim. Group 1 and 2 Sw...
Jul 8, 2013 - Fall Registration 2013
New Swimmer Fall 2013 Evaluations - New RICE Aquatics will begin taking reservations for evaluations for our Fall 2013 season on August 1st . . Evaluation spots are first come first serve. Swim...
Jun 25, 2013 - RICE Swim Meet Items Needed
Parents and Swimmers - Listed below are the drink donations we will need for our swim meet this weekend. It is going to be a hot one out and we want to make sure we have enough drinks not only for sal...
Apr 29, 2013 - Great Swims at Open Water Meet
Rice had some amazing swims at the Open Water meet this past weekend. Listed are Top 3 finishers and the PDF has a full run down of Age Group results. 10 and Under 800 Girls 2nd Place Savannah Skeel...
Apr 22, 2013 - Timing at Meets
I wanted to send out a quick "Thank You" to those who timed at the meet this past weekend. With LC formats typically using two sides to start from our timing assignments will be larger than SC meets...
Apr 15, 2013 - FCST Meet Update
Parents -The invite has been revised for the FSCT meet this weekend. (Location change) The tentative timeline is also online for this event. If your swimmer is not making the meet please email m...
Apr 15, 2013 - Pool Configuration - Summer
Pool Configuration: June 3rd - End of July Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday AM Long-course Short-course Long-course Short-course Long-course Long-course Long-course PM ...
Mar 25, 2013 - Lane Breakdown
Attached is a lane break down for SCY with the bulkhead moved for Longcourse. If you are having trouble viewing click here .
Mar 18, 2013 - IMX High Point Winners for RICE Aquatics
Jan 20, 2013 - No Practice - MLK Monday
There is no practice for all groups (Masters and Age Group) due to the facility closure for the MLK Holiday. See you at the meet on Monday or practice on Tuesday. Coach Jason
Dec 20, 2012 - Age Group Practice Times - Holiday Schedule
Parents - The RICE Recreation Center will be closed Monday the 24th - January 1st. We will be using the following schedule over the next two weeks. Regular practice will resume on Monday January 7th. ...
Dec 20, 2012 - Masters Holiday Schedule
Masters Swimmers - The RICE University pool will be closed Monday the 24th - Janueary the 1st. Due to this we will use the following schedule. Dec 24th - No Practice Dec 25th - No Practice D...
Dec 7, 2012 - Fall Champs Results - 2012
Rice Aquatics swimmers made a big splash at the 2012 Gulf Fall Champs meet on November 30 through December 2. We had 62 swimmers compete in this meet and all swimmers had at least one personal best ti...
Dec 4, 2012 - Swimmer Policy Updates
Parents - A couple notes. Weather - With most of us having Smartphones of some kind we need all of our parents to either follow our twitter feed or join our FB page. This is the easiest way for us...
Nov 30, 2012 - Practice for Tonight
Parents - We have 3 different swim meets going on today and this weekend. With that we are going to be thin tonight at practice. Because of this we will have the following schedule. Group 1 White, G...
Nov 26, 2012 - Masters Spring Registration
Master Swimmers It is almost time to renew for the Spring session of RICE Aquatics Masters. We will open up the online registration on November 30th (Friday). All Masters swimmers must renew onlin...
Nov 20, 2012 - Thanksgiving Schedule
Practice for the remainder of the week: Tuesday - Normal Practice All Groups. Both Group 1 Navy's can swim tonight. Wednesday - Senior 1/2Group 4 W/N: 7:00 - 10:00 Group 2/3: 9:00 - 10:30 Gro...
Nov 5, 2012 - RICE Pentathlon Meet Is a Success
The RICE Pentathlon meet on November 3-4, 2012 was a huge success. This was our first year to host the meet using this format and many swimmers and coaches said they really enjoyed it. Our swimmers ha...
Sep 15, 2012 - Age Group Parents Meetings
Our group parent meetings will be at RICE in the wet classroom (the same room where we held registration) on the following dates: Group 1 Navy A - September 17th, 5:30-6:00 pm Group 1 Navy B - Septe...
Jul 25, 2012 - Rice Rocked B & Under Champs July 21-22
35 Rice swimmers traveled to Magnolia, Texas and capped off an excellent summer season. Every swimmer had at least one best time at the meet. They also demonstrated greatly improved starts, streamli...
Jul 23, 2012 - Registration for Fall 2012
Fall 2012 Age Group and Senior Swimming Information New Swimmers to RICE Aquatics (No RICE Experience or haven't swam in over a year) We will begin taking reservations for our Fall 2012 swimme...
Apr 21, 2012 - U of H Open Meet - Sunday Travel Information
The Special Olympics Fun Run will be held Sunday, April 22 at the University of Houston. From 6-10AM, Spur 5 from Old Spanish Trail to the Elgin Underpass will be closed . Also, there will be many pe...
Mar 23, 2012 - RICE Swimmers Make Top 10 list for GULF
Congrats to the following RICE Aquatics swimmers for ranking in the Top 10 in Individual Events over a 1 year period for the GULF. Caleb Yen: 2nd 50 Bk, 6th 100 Bk, 2nd 50 Br, 2nd 100 Br, 1st 50 Fly....
Mar 22, 2012 - Club Recognition Level 1
You may have noticed a slight change to our website recently. In the upper right hand corner you will now see a symbol for the Level 1 Recogition from USA Swimming. The Club Recognition program is des...
Feb 6, 2012 - District Results
RICE Swimmers Competed at their High School Districts the past two weekends. The following swimmers will be moving on to their Regional Meets this weekend: Boys Tony Miller 50 Fr (2nd), 100 Fr (...
Jan 31, 2012 - IMX Swimmers
Congrats to the following swimmers for achieving their IMX scores for this SC Season: Abbie Balat - 2471 pts. Jacob Bowen - 1102 pts. Camryn Brown - 964 pts. Ian Chandler - 409 pts. Jeff Degroot - 2...
Jan 18, 2012 - Shortcourse Meets in February
Shortcourse Champs Meets Parents- I have listed the Championship meets for all age groups of the team. If you have any questions regarding which meet is for your swimmer please email me or catch a...
Dec 16, 2011 - Rice 8 and unders ROCK!
Rice ROCKS! The fast swimming, time improvements, stroke changes, strategy improvements, and meet procedures continue to get better and better. The 8 and under CHAMP meet was incredible. Isabel...
Nov 9, 2011 - Weather: Do I Send My Swimmer to Practice?
Parents - I wanted to just take a quick second to send out a little explanation on the weather policy with RICE Aquatics. The plan for the team is to get in practices when we can even if the forecas...
Nov 9, 2011 - Newsletter
Rice Aquatics has posted its first newsletter of the 2011 season here . These will be monthly volumes to help keep everyone on the swim team up to date.
Oct 26, 2011 - Meet Recap - AGS 8 and Under
RICE AQUATICS ROCKS! The Rice Aquatics 8 and under swimmers were on fire this weekend! We had many stroke changes, improved dives, attempted/improved flip turns?. a few shout outs are listed below....
Aug 23, 2011 - Masters Online Registration
Masters Swimmers - I first wanted to thank all of you for participating in the Summer 2011 session of RICE Aquatics Masters Swimming. This summer has been a hot one and it is great to see the masses...
Aug 21, 2011 - First Day of Practice
Just a reminder that the first day of the 2011/2012 season is Monday August 29th.
Aug 19, 2011 - Returning Swimmers Fall 2011 Registration
All swimmers who attended the returning swimmer week are now eligible to register for the 2011 season. Click start registration and follow the online steps. Please only choose the group your swimmer w...
Aug 8, 2011 - Returning Swimmer Week - Fall 2010 and Spring 2011 Swimmers
Parents/ Swimmers - RICE Aquatics is now allowing swimmers who swam with the club during the Fall 2010, Spring 2011 and Summer 2011 sessions to sign up for the returning swimmer week. If your swimme...
Jul 14, 2011 - GULF Catch the Spirit Camp
Parents - Click this PDF for info on the GULF LSC camp in October. This is for beginning level 14 and Under swimmers on Sunday October 16th. Swimmer must know all four strokes to be able to apply. T...
Jul 7, 2011 - Early Owl Evaluation
"Early Owl" Swimmer Registration for SWAL Championship Swimmers: August 22nd 5:00 - 7:30 pm. RICE Aquatics will be hosting an "Early Owl" evaluation for all swimmers who competed in the Championship...
Mar 27, 2011 - GULF Top Ten List
Gulf Top Ten List RICE Aquatics currently has four swimmers listed on the GULF swimming Top Ten list for the 2010/2011 shortcourse season. The Top Ten list ranks the fastest ten times (from the GU...
Mar 23, 2011 - Locker Room Usage for RICE Aquatics
Parents and Swimmers - It was brought to my attention yesterday by the Rec Center that there have been multiple complaints of theft in the Women's locker room. Most of the occurrences have been in a...
Feb 16, 2011 - TAPPS Results
Three RICE Aquatics swimmers participated in this last weekends TAPPS state meet in San Antonio. TAPPS consist of private schools through out texas, there are three divisions that compete at the meet....
Feb 7, 2011 - RICE Swimmer Achieves New NSCA Jr Cut.
Tony Miller achieved his first NSCA Junior cut in the 50 Fr at the prelims of his Region 6 - 5A meet on Saturday. Tony is the top seed going into finals tonight for his region. Congrats on the great s...
Feb 2, 2011 - Spring Champs Videos
Jan 27, 2011 - RICE Swimmers Prepare for District and Regional Meets
RICE high school swimmers are gearing up for their District and/ or Regional meets this Friday and Saturday. RICE will have swimmers participating at the TAPPS regional meet at CISD, District 20-5A ...
Jan 21, 2011 - Rice Swimmers Attend Mardi Gras Meet
Over 40 RICE swimmers will be attending the Mardi GRAS meet in Baton Rouge this weekend. Geauxe RICE!!!
Jan 18, 2011 - Practice Change for 1/21/2011
With the coaching staff traveling for the Mardi Gras meet on Friday through Sunday there will be No Practice for the following groups on Friday. Group 1 Navy and White, Group 2, Group 3 and Group 4 Na...
Jan 13, 2011 - Champs Meets Approaching
Jan 12, 2011 - Summer Swim Camps - A Few Thoughts
Jan 11, 2011 - Practice Change
Due to the REC Center being closed in observance of MLK there will be no practice on Monday January 17th for all groups.
Jan 9, 2011 - Congrats 8 and Unders!
Congratulations to the Rice Owl 8 and unders! The following swimmers should be commended for improved technique and strategies, trying new events and distances, and overall time improvements: Rhys B...
Jan 7, 2011 - LSU Hotel Info.
Hotel Information RICE Aquatics has a block of 25 rooms set up at the Hyatt Place 6080 Bluebonnet Boulevard, Baton Rouge, LA 70809. (225)769-4400. The room rate of $94.00 is set up under RICE AQUATICS...
Dec 15, 2010 - Senior and Age Group Practice Schedule - Dec 27th
Dec 13, 2010 - Masters Practice
Master Swimmers - The Recreation Center at RICE will be closed the week of December 27th. Due to the closure we will be offering the following practices for masters swimmers at UT Med Center. AM Prac...
Dec 13, 2010 - Senior and Age Group Practice Schedule - Week of 20th
Seniors and Age Group Swimmers: The following practice schedule will be used for the week of December 20th. These practices are for swimmers who are committed to the spring session of 2011. Dec...
Nov 15, 2010 - Practice Change
Parents/Swimmers - We found out this morning the Heater was accidentally shut off over the weekend. This morning the temps were a little chilly and even though the heater has been turned back on it...
Oct 29, 2010 - Saturday Practice For Groups 3, 4, Senior 1 And 2.
Reminder Saturday practice will be for Age Groups 3, 4, Senior 1 and 2 from 8:00am-9:30am.
Oct 8, 2010 - Important Masters Information
Masters Blast: No practice next Friday, October 15 th evening. Instead, come watch the Owls compete against U of H at 4pm then go to Little Woodrows in the Village afterward. We always need timers...
Oct 5, 2010 - New to USA Swim Meets Parent Meeting
There will be a parent meeting this Thursday night 6:00 - 7:00 covering USA swim meets and what to expect. This meeting should be attended by all new parents who intend on having their children swim...
Sep 23, 2010 - RICE Aquatics Service Hours
RICE Aquatics Families, As a growing year round swim program, the support and involvement of RICE Aquatics families is vital to the success of our team. Each year many dedicated families provide c...
Sep 21, 2010 - Gulf Officials Clinic
Parents - The Gulf Officials Clinic information has been posted. All of the meets our swimmers participate in are ran by volunteers; this includes officials for the meets. The GULF is known for its gr...
Aug 16, 2010 - Shortcourse Meet Dates
Jul 26, 2010 - Coach Kyle at Zones this Week.
Coach Kyle has been selected to coach the 11-12 girls on the GULF Zones Team. The Zones team is competing in Atlanta Monday through Saturday of this week. The team is comprised of the top 7 swimmers f...
Jul 19, 2010 - RICE Masters Swimmers Rank in Top 10 in Nation.
The 2010 SCY Top 10 preliminary rankings are up. The following 19 Rice Masters swimmers were ranked in individual events and/or relays. Marissa was ranked #1 in 4 events (and #2 in 2 events), Rick w...
Jul 18, 2010 - GULF Champs
RICE swimmers gear up for last day of GULF Champs.
Jul 18, 2010 - Age Group AM Practice
Reminder all Age Group swimmers will only have PM ractices for the remainder of July.
Jul 18, 2010 - Age Group AM Practice
Reminder all Age Group swimmers will only have PM ractices for the remainder of July.
Jul 18, 2010 - GULF Champs
RICE swimmers gear up for last day of GULF Champs.
Jul 6, 2010 - Senior Swimmer get ready for Trinity
Senior Swimmer Daniel Brownstein will be attending Trinity University in San Antonio this fall. Daniel graduated from Bellaire HS in the top quarter of his class with over a 4.2 GPA. He had a tough ...
Jun 15, 2010 - Job Sign Ups
Parents, Masters, and Swimmers - A reminder RICE will be hosting its last swim meet for the year this weekend (Friday evening through Sunday evening). There are many job sign ups still available onlin...
Jun 15, 2010 - Practice Changes for this Week
Due to the RICE Aquatics hosted meet at our pool this weekend the following changes will be made to the practice schedule. Friday PM - No Practice due to the swim meet. Saturday AM - No Practice d...
Jun 8, 2010 - Pool Changes
May 26, 2010 - No Practice Monday
The Rec Center will be closed this Monday due to the holiday. As a result there will be no practice for all groups. See you at the pool, Coach Jason
May 24, 2010 - Senior Swimmer gets ready for SMU.
Josh Abramovitch, a Senior at St. Thomas High School, will be attending Southern Methodist University (SMU) in the fall of 2010. Josh has been with RICE Aquatics since his Freshman year at St. Thoma...
May 19, 2010 - Senior RICE Swimmer gets ready for RICE University
Senior RICE swimmer, Paul Chaguine has chosen to attend RICE University this fall. A senior at Lamar High School, Paul joined RICE Aquatics as a freshman and has progressed from Age Group 3 to the S...
Mar 12, 2010 - Updates -
Feb 22, 2010 - Rice Aquatics and Recreation Center Use
Rice Aquatics and Recreation Center Use The coaching staff will be passing out RICE Aquatics badges and lanyards to swimmers during practice this week. All RICE Aquatics age group and senior swimm...
Jan 5, 2010 - New Entrance Requirements for Masters Swimmers
Rice Aquatics Master Swimmers, In an ongoing effort to make the recreation center a safe and controlled environment we will be required to enter the facility with a Rice ID card. All recreation c...
Dec 17, 2009 - Age Group 1 Holiday Practice Update
Thursday, December 17, 2009 Age Group 1 - Practice Update Parents - All Age Group 1's will not have practice this Friday. We have coaches gone for college meets and coverage will be low.All Age Gr...
Dec 14, 2009 - Holiday Practice Schedule
Parents/ Swimmers - The following is our holiday schedule for the remainder of the month. A quick note that the Fall session ends December 20th, which means any swimmer participating in the practic...
Dec 4, 2009 - Practice Update
Parents and Swimmers - Let it snow ... let it snow. I wanted to update everyone on the practice schedule for today and tomorrow morning. There will be no practice for all groups tonight. With the tem...
Nov 26, 2009 - Friday and Saturday Practice Schedule
Friday : Senior 1 and 2, Masters, Age Group 3 and 4 : 8:00 -9:30 am. Saturday : Senior 1 and 2, Masters, Age Group 3 and 4 : 8:00 -9:30 am. We will have pancakes and juice for the Age Groupers after p...
Nov 20, 2009 - Thanksgiving Practice Schedule
Practice Schedule for the week of Thanksgiving: Nov. 23rd & Nov. 24th - Monday and Tuesday Age Group - Normal Masters - Normal Nov. 25th - Wednesday Age Group - Both Age Groups 1 will swim 4:45 -5:3...
Nov 13, 2009 - Group 3 practice change
Swimmers in group 3 will swim with Group 4 again for today (Friday). Both groups need to have tennis shoes on for running and drylands at the beginning of practice. Coach Jason
Nov 12, 2009 - Urgent Practice Change for Group 3
Group 3 Swimmers/ Parents - I am currently ill and unable to attend practice tonight. To help with my absence we are combining Groups 3 and 4 today. Group 3 will swim with Group 4 during Group 4's pra...
Nov 3, 2009 - Parking Pass Information
Nov 2, 2009 - RICE Women's Swim Meet
Swimmers/ Parents - The RICE women's swim team will be hosting a tri-meet this weekend at the new outdoor pool. Start times are listed below. All RICE Aquatics swimmers and parents are encouraged to ...
Nov 1, 2009 - Rice Aquatics Temporary Member Pass
Parents and Swimmers - Please print out the temporary pass for entrance into the pool this week. A laminated official pass should be ready by next week. See you at the pool, Coach Jason
Oct 29, 2009 - Making the move to the new pool on Monday
Oct 22, 2009 - RICE Women's Athletics - Howl-o-ween
RICE Howl-o-ween My name is Ashten Ackerman and I am a swimmer at Rice University. I am currently in a class within the sport management major and we are hosting the first annual Rice Howl-o-wee...
Oct 14, 2009 - T Shirts for Sale
RICE will be selling T Shirts for Parents during practices Wednesday - Friday of this week. The cost of one t-shirt is $12.00 cash or check. See you at the pool, Rice Aquatics Coaching Staff.
Sep 23, 2009 - Pool Update
Pool users, The new Barbara and David Gibbs Recreation and Wellness Center grand opening is Friday at 2pm. Please join us! The old pool will continue to be open on Saturday, September 26th until the n...
Sep 18, 2009 - Practice Changes for Week of the 21st
Parents- Listed are a few practice changes due to issues related to moving the current Rec Center into the the new Gibbs building. After these closures we should be in the clear for no pool closures u...
Sep 13, 2009 - Practice Change
Parents/Swimmers - The following closure affects all groups within RICE Aquatics. Friday September 18th: Building closed all day (moving). *Seniors check your email for practice updates by mid-week. ...
Sep 2, 2009 - GULF Official Clinic
GULF Official Clinic Gulf swimming has announced its official's training clinics. Here is the link for more info. RICE will need at least one registered official this year but would like to have m...
Aug 17, 2009 - 2009 - 2010 Meet Schedule Posted
Shortcourse 09 Meet Schedule Listed below is the meet schedule for the 2009-2010 Short Course Season: Junior and Elite meets are ages 9-14. Swimmers with 3 A times or more will swim at the elite...
Aug 8, 2009 - Video of New Pool
Make sure to check out the blog for video of our new pool. The blog is a submenu under the news link. You can also find it at http://rice-aquatics.blogspot.com . Rice Aquatics Coaching Staff
Jul 28, 2009 - Masters Practice Schedule
August 1-16 schedule changes for Masters: NO practices at Rice. Monday and Friday morning only at JCC 6-8am, leave when you have to. NORMAL schedule at UTHSC in the afternoons, 5:30-6:30pm Augus...
Jul 28, 2009 - Group 4 - Practice Change for Thursday
There will be no PM practice for Group 4 on Thursday evening. All other practice groups will have normal scheduled practice. Coach Jason
Jul 22, 2009 - FCST Summer Champs Pool Change
Summer Champs Pool Change- The FCST Summer Champs meet will now be held on all three days at the Don Cook Nat. We will no longer be using the outdoor Aquatic Center.
Jul 22, 2009 - Warm Ups, Timing Assignments and Timeline Posted
Warm Ups, Timeline and Timing Assignments are now posted under the events page. You can find more info on our blog.
Jul 21, 2009 - Returning Swimmer Registration
Fall 2009-2010 Returning Swimmer Registration Parents - With two more championship meets left in the longcourse season the 2008-2009 seasons are wrapping up this month. I would first like to thank all...
Jul 20, 2009 - USA Swimming RSS Feed Link
RICE Aquatics has added a new function and submenu to our website. There is now a USA Swimming RSS Feed available as a submenu in the news button. Take a moment to check out the new link and the lat...
Jul 20, 2009 - Its Back .... !!!
A new/old link is back from the past on the website. Located under the news link of our website the new "Swimming Outside the Lane Lines - RICE Aquatics Blog" . This new feature will be used to fill t...
Jul 20, 2009 - Weather Notice - Practice Change
Weather Notice Due to weather in the area Group 1 is canceled for today. The pool is scheduled to re-open at 4:45. For every instance of thunder or lightening the pool will close for 30 minutes.
Jul 16, 2009 - Group 3 practice change
Group 3?s practice has been moved to 7:30-8:30 am at the JCC for Friday. All swimmers in group 3 participating in the meet this weekend and next should strive to attend. See you at the pool, Coach Jas...
Jul 15, 2009 - Pool Open - Normal Practice Schedule
The RICE pool is open and operational. We will resume a normal practice schedule for Wednesday July 15th. Coach Jason
Jul 14, 2009 - Practice Cancelation
Pool Closure As of 12:00 due to operational issues with the pool all practices have been canceled for tonight July 14th. Please check back to our front page and your email for updates pertaining to pr...
Jul 7, 2009 - Rice Aquatics Swimmer swimming at 2009 Nationals
RICE and RICE Aquatics will be represented at this years Nationals by Brittany Massengale. Brittany will swim the 200M, 400M and 800M free events this week. You can follow along with Nationals at US...
Jun 26, 2009 - No PM practice July 3rd
The RICE Rec Center will be closed on July 3rd and 4th. As a result there will be no PM practice on Friday the 3rd. Practice will resume its normal schedule on Monday July 6th. Rice Aquatics Coaching...
Jun 3, 2009 - Practice Equipment - Groups 3 and 4
Parents and Swimmers - Just a reminder that all swimmers should have all of their equipment at every practice. I have copied the equipment list below. Swimmers should bring everything to the pool and...
May 23, 2009 - Summer Practice Schedule
Rice Aquatics will be going to our Summer Practice Schedule effective June 1st and will use this schedule through July 31st. The following is the practice times for each group. Group 1 : 4:00-4:45 @...
May 21, 2009 - Practice Change
Due to the UH meet tonight the following practice changes will be in effect. Group 1: Normal Group 2: Normal (No practice) Group 3: 4:45-5:30 Group 4: No Practice Should be attending meet this w...
May 8, 2009 - FCST 11 and Over - Change to meet Warm Ups and Start time
The warm up sessions for both Saturday and Sunday have been moved up 15 minutes. This means session one will start at 7:15 am. The meet is now scheduled to start (30 mins earlier) 8:30 am. If you have...
May 7, 2009 - FCST - Timeline, Warm Ups, and Events Posted
Parents - Job Sign Ups, Timeline, Events, and Warm Up Schedule have been posted on our websites under the events page. Please log on and sign up to help time for the meet. The host meet is looking to ...
Apr 17, 2009 - CFSC more info and tips. - Chase Starts, 50 m pool, and Weather
The weather is showing some rain on Saturday for the meet. A reminder that we will still have the meet even in the rain. Please assume the meet is running and plan on arriving to swim and time your sl...
Apr 16, 2009 - CFSC - Info
Apr 10, 2009 - Regular Practice Schedule
RICE Aquatics will be running a normal practice schedule for Friday April 10th.
Apr 5, 2009 - CFSC Meet Invitation Uploaded
The meet invitation for the CFSC has been uploaded to the website under the events page.
Mar 23, 2009 - Summer Registration Info - Current Swimmers
Parents ? With the Summer session arriving soon and some swimmers participating in Summer Leagues swim teams; RICE is trying to get an accurate count of swimmers who are currently going to continue to...
Mar 16, 2009 - Rice Aquatics - Summer Leagues
Parents - It is that time of year when we have shaken off another winter and begun to enjoy the spring weather. With April and May right around the corner many questions have popped up about club swi...
Mar 16, 2009 - Gulf Swimposium - Saturday, April 25th 2009
Gulf Swimming will host a USA Swimming swimposium at the University of Houston on Saturday April 25, 2009. The swimposium will offer clinics and seminars for coaches, swimmers, officials, parents ...
Mar 9, 2009 - Practice Schedule for the week of March 9th. ALL GROUPS
Parents - I will be out of town at TAGS Thursday and Friday, Coach Seth will be at Div. 2 championships this entire week, and Jada will be expecting any day. Here is the schedule for this week. Group ...
Mar 6, 2009 - Practice Change - Group 1
Parents - Group 1?s combined practice has been cancelled for today Friday March 6th. We will have a make up practice on Monday and Tuesday. If you normally swim MWF you will be allowed to swim on Tues...
Feb 26, 2009 - Practice Change - Friday Feb. 27th
Due to coaches being at Conference USA Championships and the 12 and Under Spring Champs @ KATY; Rice Aquatics will have the following schedule on Friday Group 1 - (Swimmers attending meet this weeke...
Feb 24, 2009 - 12 and Under Spring Champs
The timeline, warm ups and entries have been added to the events page of our website. Job Sign Ups have also been posted under the events page. RICE will have to fill all of our required chairs thro...
Feb 17, 2009 - 13 and Over Champs -Timeline and Warm Ups Posted
The Timeline and Warm Up Schedule has been posted under the events section of our website for the 13 and Over Champs meet. RICE is responsible for timing one chair on the Girls end in lane 2. We are s...
Feb 10, 2009 - Swim Camps -Things to think about.
Parents - I wanted to send out a quick email addressing some general questions about Summer swim camps. I am specifically going to talk about travel camps such as UT or A&M. Ultimately the difference ...
Feb 10, 2009 - Masters: Swim Quick for the Cure to Cancer
W e will have our regular Saturday morning practice on February 14 th , but I wanted to let you know we will be participating in the Swim Quick for the Cure of Cancer. Long time US Olympic coach ...
Feb 2, 2009 - Masters: Starts and Turn Clinic
Masters Swimming Starts and Turns Clinic Rice Aquatics will be hosting a Masters Start and Turn clinic for all USMS registered Masters swimmers in the Gulf. There will be detailed instruc t...
Jan 27, 2009 - Meet Invitations added to 12 and Under and 13 and Over Champs
Meet invites for both 12 and Under Champs and 13 and Over Champs meets have been added to the events page.
Jan 26, 2009 - March Madness Maters Swim Meet** Updated Invite
The invite has been updated . Please click this link for more information on Rice Aquatics March Madness swim meet March 7th.
Jan 25, 2009 - Rice Aquatics Swimmers Excel at TAAPS Regional Swim Meet
Four Rice Aquatics Swimmers competed this past weekend at the Southern Regional TAAPS swim meet at the Conroe ISD Natatorium. All four swimmers will be advancing to the state meet in San Antonio in tw...
Jan 20, 2009 - 10 and Under @ KATY - Meet Wrap Up
The coaching staff wants to give a big Great Job to all the swimmers who participated at the KATY meet this past weekend. As a whole RICE enjoyed great swims, stroke improvements, time drops and n...
Jan 13, 2009 - Timeline, Warm Ups and Timing Sign Ups
The timline, warm up schedule and timing slots are now posted under the event section of our website. RICE is responsible for one timing chair at this meet. Plase sign up for the lastest timing slot...
Dec 22, 2008 - Fall Session Wrap Up
With the new year upon us RICE has wrapped up one of its most successful sessions in existence. RICE began the season with over 75% retention of existing swimmers from the club in the 07/08 season...
Dec 18, 2008 - Practice Change:Group 3
Group 3 will swim 5:30-6:30 on Friday December 19th.
Dec 11, 2008 - Winter Schedule- Age Group and Masters
Listed below is the schedule for Rice Aquatics during the winter break. Please check back to the website frequently for any updateds that might occurr. Age Group Schedule: Monday, December 29th- Gr...
Dec 5, 2008 - Spring 09 Payment Information
The fall session is coming to an end soon. We are having our Winter champs meets the next two weekends and will be finishing the session on Dec 19th. As directed everyone should have logged into the w...
Dec 1, 2008 - Masters Swimmers: USMS 2009 Registration Info
Rice Aquatics Masters , WE ENCOURAGE ALL SWIMMERS TO REGISTER OR RE-REGISTER ONLINE. You can go directly to http://www.usms.org. or in the next several days go through the our web site and follow t...
Nov 19, 2008 - Returning Swimmer Registration for SPRING 09
Returning Swimmer Registration for SPRING 09 RICE has begun to gear up for the spring session. All swimmers will need to re-register as returning swimmers or notify RICE of their intentions to not ...
Oct 20, 2008 - Time Standards links added to Parents/Swimmers Sections
New links have been added under the parents and swimmer section of the website. The links are for the current time standards for all swimmers. Gulf Champs time standards will be added as they are upda...
Oct 8, 2008 - Drop off Policy for all RICE Swimmers and Road Closure due to Autry Construction
Drop off policy for all RICE swimmers and road closure due to Autry construction WIth the ongoing changes to the entrance into the Autry building and construction being done to the fascade and exterio...
Oct 6, 2008 - Swimmers Siblings Policy at RICE
Swimmers Siblings Policy at RICE Rice recreation Center rules dictate that children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. It is okay to drop off your swimmer, but not siblings without supervision...
Oct 3, 2008 - Sticking With Swimming?.What Can a Parent Do? (USA Swimming)
Sticking With Swimming?.What Can a Parent Do? The Unfortunate Path that Many Swimmers Follow: The swimmer?s career often starts with 8/under success and high parental enthusiasm. The child is encourag...
Sep 30, 2008 - Practice Change - Wednesday October 1st
Practice Change for all Age Groups: Wednesday October 1st No practice due to Rec Center Building Closure. Please read below for info regarding the construction to Autry. BUILDING CLOSURE AND CONSTRUCT...
Sep 11, 2008 - Practice Updates for RICE Aquatics
PRACTICE UPDATES Age Group Practice for all Age Groups has been cancelled for Thursday and Friday of this week. Parent meetings scheduled for Friday will be rescheduled, please look for updates under ...
Sep 10, 2008 - Myths and Misconceptions about Year Round Clubs (USA Swimming)
Myths and Misconceptions about Year Round Clubs Parents article archive By Jim Rusnak, Managing Editor of Splash Magazine Many country club and summer recreational league swimmers have the wrong idea ...
Sep 8, 2008 - Masters Schedule Update
As of today Rice masters has added two morning practices to the schedule. So we now have 10 practices offered per week. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 6-7am at Rice Monday-Friday 5:30-6:30pm at ...
Aug 25, 2008 - Welcome Back Returning Swimmers
Welcome Back Returning Swimmers This week was "Returning Swimmer Week" for all existing RICE swimmers. As of today we have over 80 swimmers returning to the club for the 08/09 season.This is 2 x the a...
Aug 21, 2008 - Inspirational Olympic Story
Check out this link to a pretty amazing swimmer at this years Olympics!
Aug 15, 2008 - Fall 08 New Swimmer and Returning Swimmer Registration Info
Fall Registration The following dates are the schedule for our fall returning swimmer registration, new swimmer registration and beginning of the fall session. Please make sure to check these time and...
Aug 1, 2008 - Massengale and Miller compete at Olympic Trails
Massengale and Miller compete at Olympic Trails June 30, 2008 Women?s 400-Meter Freestyle Results OMAHA, Neb. -- Rice University swimmer Brittany Massengale finished 39th among a field of 86 entrants ...
Jul 3, 2008 - RICE Swimmer Making Headlines
Article Courtesy of Houston Chronicle By Arlene Nisson Lassin After six years of swimming, Southampton resident Thomas Gill, 12 will know a little bit about what being an Olympic swimmer feels like...
Jun 20, 2008 - Olympic Trials Psyche Sheet
The Trials Psyche Sheet USA Swimming just posted the Trials Psyche Sheet online. (www.usaswimming.org) Click on this link and see if you can find how many RICE swimmers will be at the meet. First on...
Jun 16, 2008 - Practice, Practice, and more Practice
The Importance of Consistency A reminder for all swimmers. Keep up the hard work at practice and remember showing up is 90% of the battle. It is important to keep your practice % up above 80% during t...
Jun 12, 2008 - Champs Meet Invitations and Deadlines
Gulf Champs and Summer Champs Invitations The Meet invitations for the Gulf and Summer Champs meets are now online under the meets link of our website. All swimmers must meet the qualifying time i...
Jun 12, 2008 - Flight School Recap: Freestyle Turns
Freestyle Flipturns
Jun 9, 2008 - TWST Entries Due this Wednesday
TWST BB and Under Entries: Due Wednesday the 11th The coaching staff is currently taking entries for the TWST BB and Under meet June 20th-22nd. Please have your swimmer talk to one of the coaches at...
Jun 9, 2008 - Flight School- This Wednesday FR Flipturns
Flight School- This Wednesday FR Flipturns
May 28, 2008 - New Summer Practice Schedule Begins June
Summer Schedule: Beginning June 2nd Age Group I Monday,Tuesday,Thursday & Friday:4:00 - 4:45 PM Rice University Pool Age Group II Monday,Tuesday,Thursday & Friday:4:45 - 5:30 PM Rice University ...
May 27, 2008 - TWST Swim Meet Entries
TWST BB and Under Entries The coaching staff is currently taking entries for the TWST BB and Under meet June 20th-22nd. Please have your swimmer talk to one of the coaches at practice or email coach ...
May 21, 2008 - No Practice Monday - Memorial Day
All groups will have no practice this Monday due to the Memorial Day holiday. Practice will resume normal schedule on Tuesday May 26th. See you at the pool, Coach Jason
May 21, 2008 - Practice Change
Practice Change There will be no practice Monday May 26th due to the Memorial Day holiday.
May 12, 2008 - RICE Swimmer of the Month
Swimmers of the Month Congratulations to the swimmers of the month! Audrey and Gus Rytting.
May 2, 2008 - Saturday Flight School Clinic
RICE Flight School Clinic: Sat May 3rd The Sat. Flight School clinic has been cancelled due to pool availability. RICE apologizes for the late notice. All flight schools dates and times in June are ...
Apr 22, 2008 - CFSC Open Recap
Recap of the First Long-course Meet of the Season. RICE sent 28 swimmers to the CFSC meet this past weekend. This is our second best attendance for a meet this year! Lets keep moving the team in the r...
Apr 21, 2008 - Summer Session
Summer Session Begins Today Just a reminder that the Summer session (3rd) for RICE begins today. All swimmers must be up to date with registration papers and payment prior to getting in the water for ...
Apr 21, 2008 - PACK BB and Under
PACK BB and Under RICE is currently taking entries for swimmers in Groups 2,3, and 4 for the PACK BB and Under meet May 9th-11th. This will be the only BB and Under meet RICE is attending for the mont...
Apr 15, 2008 - CFSC Meet Entries
CFSC Entries Entries for the CFSC Open meet are now online. Click on our meets page and then the events link. What to Bring to Meets: 1. Swim Gear (Suit, Cap, Goggles) 2. 2 Towels 3. 2 sets of cloth...
Apr 14, 2008 - Summer Practice Schedule
Age Group I Monday,Tuesday,Thursday & Friday:4:00 - 4:45 PM Rice University Pool Age Group II Monday,Tuesday,Thursday & Friday:4:45 - 5:30 PM Rice University Pool Age Group III Monday - Friday...
Apr 13, 2008 - Flight School Swim Clinics
Apr 12, 2008 - Age Group 1 Swimmer of the Month
Swimmer of the Month Congratulations to the March Swimmer of the Month Camila Sabisky!
Apr 9, 2008 - Summer Registration
Summer Registration RICE is currently re-registering all returning swimmers for the upcoming summer session. Please print and fill out the registration form turn in (with payment) it in by 4.16.08 to ...
Apr 2, 2008 - Practice Change
Practice Change: Friday April 4th There will be no practice for all RICE swimmers. The coaching staff will be attending ASCA?s Southern Zone Coaches Clinic in Austin Tx. We look forward to getting ba...
Mar 27, 2008 - RICE Club Swimming and Local Summer Leagues
Mar 18, 2008 - Swimmers of the Month
Congratulations to the Swimmers of the Month Congratulations to the swimmers of the month for Group 1 and 2. The swimmers were recognized for their accomplishments during practice for the month of...
Mar 18, 2008 - Normal Practice Schedules
Normal Practice Schedules All groups will have normal practice schedules for the remainder of March. This includes any spring breaks that schools are observing. Please look back here weekly for any up...
Mar 6, 2008 - Go Swim -Swim Video
Click on the attached link for some good footage of Freestyle being swam by Kara Lynn Joyce (http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1435443461/bctid1437079279 ). Swimmers can see the High Elbow...
Mar 4, 2008 - Practice Change
No Practice: Thursday March 6th and Friday March 7th Due to maintenance work being done as part of the Autry renovations, the pool will be closed this Thursday and Friday. There will be NO PRACTICE ...
Mar 4, 2008 - Personalized Cap Orders
Many of you have inquired about personalized swim caps for your swimmers. We will be taking an order for caps through March 11th. The caps will say Rice and can also be personalized with your name acr...
Feb 28, 2008 - BB and Up Champs Recap
RICE Swimmers Excel at Spring Champs Meet. This past weekend RICE sent 10 swimmers to the BB and Up Champs meet at KATY. RICE swimmers recorded 30 best times out of 41 swims. Congratulations...
Feb 28, 2008 - Group Meetings: Swimmers
Group Meetings: Swimmers The following are the dates for each groups Swimmer/Coach meetings. These will be done during regular practice times. Things we will be covering: Recap SC season, plan for upc...
Feb 28, 2008 - Tip of the Week
Staying Hydrated Courtesy USA Swimming This week?s Speedo Tip of the Week comes from Charlene Boudreau, former director of USA Swimming?s Performance research and Nutrition Programs. Boudreau of...
Feb 25, 2008 - Team Event: Friday February 29th
RIce Women?s Swim Team On Friday February 29th all Rice Aquatics swimmers are invited to watch the RICE Women?s swim team compete at Conference USA Champs. This is a great opportunity to support...
Feb 13, 2008 - B and Under Champs Recap
Feb 5, 2008 - Tip of the Week
Eating in the Morning and at Night This week?s Speedo Tip of the Week comes from sports nutrition counselor Jessica Knowles. Knowles offers some advice on fueling up in the morning and at night. ...
Feb 3, 2008 - Practice Change
Practice Change: UPDATED Starting Monday February 3rd Group 3 will practice 5:30-6:30 with Group 4 and have dry-lands 6:30-7:00 every Monday. This is a permanent practice change for Group 3 on Monda...
Jan 30, 2008 - Rice Women's Team Update
Nov 15, 2007 - Spring Registration: Age Group and Masters
Re-Registration for Session 2 of the 2007/2008 Season Re-Registration for the 2nd session of the 07/08 season will take place from November 26th - December 8th. All returning swimmers will need to pri...
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