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Dec 5, 2019 - Reminder about 1st dual meet Sunday Dec 15
Just a friendly reminder that tomorrow is the deadline to let me kow if your swimmer will be participating in the first dual meet, Sunday Deceember 15 @ Hewlett at 7:00 am. Please be sure to include ...
Dec 4, 2019 - Who's interested in LBA Photo Shoot??
One of the best parts of LBA is making lifelong friends! Years from now, what better way to remember the good times than with pictures? Thanks to the hard work of Coach Allison, she was able to find a...
Nov 25, 2019 - Catherine Stanford Wins States!
This past weekend was the 2019 NYSPHSAA Swimming & Diving Championships, held in Ithaca, NY. LBA had 4 Ladies make this meet and compete here. Senior Catherine Stanford swam in the 200 Medley relay...
Nov 25, 2019 - Change in Location to Sachem Feb. Freeze Meet
Please be advised that there has been a change to the location of the Sachem February Freeze meet please see below for changes UPDATED Friday 12 and Under ?Sachem EAST ? 1/31/20 Friday 13 and Over ...
Nov 25, 2019 - 1st Dual Meet Sunday December 15
Our First Dual Meet will be Sunday December 15 @ Hewlett High School at 7:00 am. If your child would like to swim, please email me nolater than Friday December 6. Please be sure to include your child...
Nov 19, 2019 - Good Luck LBA Ladies at STATES!
The weekend of November 22-23 will be the New York State Public High School Swimming Championships (States). The meet will be held at Ithaca College and we are so proud of our 4 LBA ladies who have qu...
Nov 19, 2019 - Catherine Stanford in Top 10 in Country in 2 events!
After her two first place finishes at the Nassau County Championships, Senior Catherine Stanford finds herself ranked in the top 10 in the country in 2 events. While hitting the wall in the 50 Freesty...
Nov 19, 2019 - LBA SWIMMERS STILL ON METRO TOP 25
A huge congratulations to the LBA Swimmers who are on the Metro top 25. Finella Moriarty: 500 Freestyle Addison Bradley: 200 Breaststroke Keira Sullivan: 1000 freestyle, 1650 freestyle, 100 backstro...
Nov 19, 2019 - Expired Pool Memberships
Please make sure all pool memberships are up to date. It is your responsibility to know when your membership is expiring. Also, there are about 30% of swim team members that either need their pictur...
Nov 18, 2019 - Advice for Youth Swimmers preparing for the upcoming Season
Some good advice for all swimmers, regardless of age and at any point in the season! https://swimswam.com/advice-for-youth-swimmers-preparing-for-the-upcoming-season/
Nov 12, 2019 - MEET NO-SHOWS
Recently, there have seemed to be lots of No-Shows at Meets. While we understand that things come up, and people get sick,however it seems to be the same people that just dont show and dont let anyone...
Nov 8, 2019 - Swim Meet Etiquette for Parents
Swim Meet Etiquette for Parents Just a few more reminders going into the meet this weekend: (more so for the parents this time) Parents are not allowed to be on the pool deck at any time. At a meet li...
Nov 6, 2019 - Swim Meet Tip Sheet
Are you swimming in your first swim meet this weekend? Your 10th? Your 100th? No matter how many swim meets you have been to, they can still be scary for some. Coach Brendan put together a great Swim ...
Nov 5, 2019 - Marist Write up
LBA?s First Away Meet of the Short-Course Season! LBA had their first Away meet of the 2019-2020 Short Course season the weekend of October 25-27, up at Marist College in Poughkeepsi...
Nov 5, 2019 - Good Luck at Counties-Champs to Our LBA Varsity Swimmers
This weekend coming up will definitely be a busy one for our LBA Swimmers! Not only do we have the Express Meet at Hofstra, but it is also County Championships for our Varisty Swimmers! We hve girls...
Oct 30, 2019 - LBA ON METRO TOP 25!!
After a great weekend by LBA up at Marist College: a huge congratulations are in order for all! Especially those LBA Members who find themselves on the Metro Top 25! Keep up the great work! Keira M...
Oct 16, 2019 - Attention Varsity Swimmers
Its getting to be close to the end of the Varisty season. For the championship meets, (like divisions, counties, states), in order for the times to count for LBA as well, the varsity coach must have ...
Oct 11, 2019 - Silver, JO, and Senior Met Time Standards Posted
Finally!! The time Standards for Silvers, Junior Olympics and Senior Mets have been posted on Metro! I have posted these time standards under Time Standards of the website. How many do you have?? H...
Sep 25, 2019 - Swimming Progressions by Coach Brendan
Coach Brendan of the Developmental group has worked very hard to put the following document together. This is not only really great for the younger ones who are just diving in to the competitive worl...
Sep 19, 2019 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT REC MEMBERSHIPS
As you all know, all swim team members must have recreation memberships! Each swimmer must have a scan tag that they must scan in every single time they come into the pool for practice. Most kids ar...
Aug 20, 2019 - Swim team Registration Days
Registration for Swim team will take place on specific days-times for this season!\ Swim Team Registration Days All swim team members must register during the following days-times! All fee?s must be...
Aug 15, 2019 - 8/UNDER LONG COURSE RECORDS HAVE BEEN UPDATED
THE 8-UNDER RECORDS HAVE BEEN RESEARCHED AND UPDATED! THE COMPUTER WILL ONLY GO BACK AS FAS AR 2011, SO THAT IS WHAT WE ARE GOING WITH! 8-UNDER RECORDS ARE HELD BY: CATHERINE STANFORD UNA DIAZ NICH...
Aug 15, 2019 - 7 NEW LONG COURSE RECORDS SET!
Over the course of the last two long course seasons, we had 7 new Long Course Records set! A big congratulations to Kaitlin Minchak : 11-12 & 13-14 Girls 50 Backstroke Ryan Shapiro : 13-14 Boys 5...
Aug 13, 2019 - 12 LBA Swimmer Finish Off Long Course Season on Metro TOP 25
What a great Long Course Season! After all the long course meets have been completed, we have 12 LBA swimmers that are on Metro top 25. Metropolitan Swimming has over 10,000 swimmers, so 12 of us up t...
Jun 13, 2019 - Congratulations Catherine Stanford!
LBA is proud to announce that Junior Catherine Stanford has verbally Committed to Penn State! Catherine has been part of LBA since she was 6 Years old and is truly a great example of what hard work a...
Mar 20, 2019 - Stanford places 30th at Jr. Nationals!
Catherine Stanford places 30th at junior nationals in the 100 free today with a time of 50.70, which is a lifetime personal best! Congratulations!!
Mar 15, 2018 - There is no "Magic Pill"
For some reason, it is always at the end of a season, that parents start the age old question "how can- when will my kid get faster?" The answer is very simple: Come to practice! Of course, it is a...
Sep 13, 2015 - 7 Habits Of Highly Successful Sports Parents
A great article to read leading into a new swim season! https://annejosephson.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/the-7-habits-of-highly-effective-sports-parents/
Oct 26, 2014 - 7 Ways To Swim Better, Faster, Stronger This Year!
http://swimswam.com/7-ways-swim-better-faster-stronger-year/
Oct 13, 2014 - VERBAL COMMITMENT? LETTER OF INTENT? DEAD PERIOD? WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?
Beginning the Collge process can be an exciting & scary time! From time to time, I will do my best to post some infomation about swimming in collge to try and help! http://swimswam.com/verbal-commit...
Sep 24, 2014 - Perfect Practice: Getting the Most of Your Training
Perfect Practice: Getting the Most of Your Training Check out this great article on USA Swimming and start getting the most out of your training. USA Swimming http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticl...
Sep 18, 2014 - USA Swimming Classic Superstitions
By Mike Gustafson//Correspondent Every race had to be the same : Right leg on the block, stretch. Left leg on the block, stretch. I don?t know why I had to do this pre-race routine before every sin...