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Dec 13, 2018 - 12 Team Records Fall at NCAP & Junior Nationals
Congratulations to the following AGUA swimmers for setting new team records this month: ​ Isabel Gormley 400 IM (4:08.80) - Metropolitan Swimming record & AGUA Swim Team record 200 butterfly (1:59.76)...
Oct 16, 2018 - Two Team Records for Levi Skaistis at Swim for the Future
Great work to all of our swimmers and volunteers this weekend at Swim for the Future. The coaches were impressed with the team camaraderie present at all sessions, especially from our 8 & unders on Su...
Sep 27, 2018 - Five AGUA Swimmers Earn Top 100 World Rankings
Congratulations to the following swimmers for being ranked in the top 100 for all 18-years-old and younger swimmers in the world: Isabel Gormley 13 th - 400 IM 68 th - 400 Free 82 nd - 200 IM C...
Sep 19, 2018 - Follow AGUA on Social Media!
Follow our new AGUA social media handles for announcements, shoutouts, updates and more! Twitter: aguaswim Instagram: aguaswim
Sep 19, 2018 - Eight Swimmers Named USA Swimming Scholastic All Americans
Congratulations to the following AGUA swimmers for earning USA Swimmng Scholastic All-America honors: Diana Bates Isabel Gormley Charlotte Krevitt Audrey Orange Dylan Porges (second-time honoree) Dy...
Sep 19, 2018 - Isabel Gormley Named to USA Junior National Team
Congratulations to AGUA swimmer Isabel Gormley on being named to USA Swimming's Junior National Team. Gormley will now represent Team USA at training camps and meets across the country, as well as i...
Aug 27, 2018 - New Meet Entry Policy
Below you will find the link to the 2018-19 short course meet schedule. Please note three important details for registering your swimmer(s) for these meets: All meets through the calendar year are now...
Jul 23, 2018 - Eight Team Records Fall at Senior Mets
Be sure to check out our updated record book after a great long course Senior Mets this summer! AGUA swimmers broke eight team records: CJ Hinkcley - 15-18 1500 Freestyle Dylan Rhee - 15-18 and Open...
May 29, 2018 - Another 100 Breast Team Record Goes Down!
​Just one week after Dylan Rhee broke the 15-18 and Open team records in the 100 breast, Levi Skaistis set a new AGUA mark in the same event for the 9-10 age group. Levi's time of 1:29.16 at the A...
May 21, 2018 - Dylan Rhee Sets 100 Breast Team Record
​Congratulations to Dylan Rhee for setting the AGUA 15-18 and Open Records in the 100 meter breaststroke at the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series at Indianapolis. His time of 1:05.81 broke his own record set...
May 7, 2018 - New Team Record for Levi Skaistis
Congratulations to Levi Skaistis who broke the Long Course 9-10 boys AGUA team record in the 50 Breaststroke at the 2018 Patriot Spring Invitational. His time of 40.70 broke the mark previously set ...
Mar 24, 2018 - Dylan Rhee Sets New Metro Record
At the 2018 TYR Junior National Cup in Lynchburg, VA, Dylan Rhee finished off an already successful meet with a new Metro Swimming record in the 15-16 200 breaststroke. He is the first swimmer in Me...
Mar 7, 2018 - 3/7 Practice Update
AGUA families: We want to reiterate that the safety of our athletes is our top priority. Swimmers who cannot make it to Asphalt Green tonight will not be penalized in any way. The facility will be clo...
Feb 21, 2018 - AGUA Breaks records at Senior Mets!
Great job to all competitors and thank you to all volunteers who spent their long weekend at Metro Senior Mets in Long Island. The AGUA girls brought home second place overall while the boys finishe...
Jan 31, 2018 - Feld, Sabovic Selected for Eastern Zone Select Camp
Emma Feld and Adell Sabovic have been selected to attend USA Swimming's 2018 Eastern Zone Select Camp! Zone Select Camps provide young swimmers the opportunity to learn more about what it takes to com...
Jan 4, 2018 - Practice Cancelled 1/4
UPDATE: Asphalt Green is now closing the facility at 3 pm, so there are no practices tonight for any group. We hope all swimmers and their families have a safe evening. Thanks, AGUA Coaching Staff
Dec 19, 2017 - AGUA Earns USA Swimming Silver Medal Club Status
AGUA Earns USA Swimming Silver Medal Club Status Thank you to all who helped us reach silver medal status in the USA Swimming Club Excellence program for the second year in a row. The program identifi...
Dec 12, 2017 - Four More Team Records Fall at NCAP!
Congratulations to the following swimmers who set new AGUA team records at the NCAP Invitational: CJ Hinckley 15-18 and Open 1,650 free (15:27.02) Dylan Rhee 15-18 and Open 200 breast (2:00.48) Levi S...
Nov 27, 2017 - Hinckley, Olszewski, Weismann Make College Decisions
https://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/news/agua-seniors-make-college-decisions/
Nov 13, 2017 - AGUA Wins Delaware First State Cup
For the first time in team history, AGUA won first place as a team at the Delaware First State Cup! Our National and Senior II groups combined their efforts to score 1,336 points for the win, just 1...
Nov 7, 2017 - Congrats to our record breakers!
Five AGUA team records have already fallen this season! ​Congratulations to Dylan Zhang: 11-12 boys 200 free - 1:53.91 (previously 1:54.65) 11-12 boys 50 back - 27.38 (previously 27.49) 11-12 boys 10...
Oct 17, 2017 - 3 Tips for Balancing Swim Life and Academic Life
Check out these helpful tips to keep your school work and swim schedule balanced!
Oct 10, 2017 - 5 Tips for Staying Focused on Meet Day
Check out these helpful tips to keep your athlete focused on their races at meets.
Oct 3, 2017 - 4 Tips for a Successful Start to Your Season
Check out these helpful tips to get your season started off right.
Sep 26, 2017 - 20-Question Tuesday with AGUA Alum Lia Neal
​AGUA Alum and two-time Olympic medalist Lia Neal was featured on USA Swimming's 20-Question Tuesday. Check out what she had to say here !
Sep 25, 2017 - Equipment Drive for Hurricane Relief
We will be holding an equipment drive now through Thursday, September 28 to help the friends and family of Asphalt Green in areas affected by the recent hurricanes. We will be collecting gently ...
Sep 21, 2017 - Sophia Zhang, Dylan Rhee Headed to National Select Camp
Dylan Rhee and Sophia Zhang have been selected to attend the USA Swimming National Select Camp at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Roster spots at the camp are given to the ...
Sep 14, 2017 - Dylan Porges Named Scholastic All-American
Dylan was named to the 2016-2017 USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team for his efforts both in the pool and classroom. He was one of 1,100 swimmers across the country to earn this honor. More info...
Sep 11, 2017 - Top Four Post Practice Snacks To Help Recovery
It is never too early to start the recovery process after practice! This week's article , courtesy of Swimming World Magazine , discusses which snacks will do the trick.
Mar 7, 2017 - The Seven Best Foods for Recovery
The Seven Best Foods for Recovery This week's article is brought to you by our guest nutritionist Lauren Antonucci. There are many things athletes can do to recover, one of them is eating proper r...
Mar 2, 2017 - How Swimming Can Make You A Better Parent
How Swimming Can Make You A Better Parent We know swimming helps our kids grow into better team players, time managers, and harder workers, but let's not forget all the great things swimming can do fo...
Mar 2, 2017 - Recovery, Recovery, Recovery
Recovery, Recovery, Recovery As swimmers, there are things we do in and out of the pool to constantly push ourselves; tough sets, more reps, and heavier weights but we tend to overlook the important s...
Mar 2, 2017 - How to Fuel Your Child at a Meet
How to Fuel Your Child at a Meet As coaches, we see an assortment of snacks and meals on the pool deck, from chocolate to bananas there are many choices. Often, parents are not quite sure what snacks ...
Mar 2, 2017 - What to do When Times Get Tough
What to do When Times Get Tough Swimming is a sport of consistent commitment and effort, which can make it one of the most frustrating sports. As a swimmer, you can keep dedicating yourself to the spo...
Mar 1, 2017 - A Really, Really Bad Swim
A Really, Really Bad Swim Every swimmer experiences a really, really bad swim, even though not a single swimmer wants them. What can parents do to help? As coaches, we know these days will happen and ...
Jan 3, 2017 - Parent New Year's Resolutions: A Very Quick Must Read
Parent New Year's Resolutions: A Very Quick Must Read Happy New Year to all! Please read this week's article and keep in mind what you, as a swim parent, can bring to the new year that will make yo...
Nov 2, 2016 - Iron in Your Athletes Diet
Iron in Your Athletes Diet Many athletes 13 to 18 years old, particularly females, have low iron levels. Without iron, the production of hemoglobin is reduced, which in turn causes early fatigue and...
Jul 12, 2016 - Upcoming Parent Seminar With Coach Kremer
Parent Seminar With Coach Kelly Kremer: July 27 at 6:30pm AGUA is privileged to announce an evening with University of Minnesota Head Swimming Coach Kelly Kremer. Fresh off Olympic Trials, Kremer co...
Jun 21, 2016 - Finding Peace With Your Child's Swimming
Finding Peace With Your Child's Swimming Have you ever felt stressed or anxious watching your child compete? Do you wish you could enjoy the process more? Many people struggle to separate themselves...
Jun 14, 2016 - Kids Tell Us The Truth About Sports Parents
Kids Tell Us The Truth About Sports Parents This five-minute video just might change how you view your children as swimmers forever. This brilliantly done piece encapsulates the importance of the...
May 26, 2016 - The Wrong Kind of Teammate and Fostering Great Team Culture
The Wrong Kind of Teammate and Fostering Great Team Culture This week's article is for swimmers, parents, and coaches. It is a must-read that applies to all athletes at all levels. Having the fastest...
May 17, 2016 - Five Tips For Swim Parent When Things Go Wrong
Five Tips For Swim Parent When Things Go Wrong In swimming, and in life, things go wrong and challenges arise. As a parent, it can be hard to watch your child encounter problems or setbacks. However...
May 10, 2016 - Food for Thought
Food for Thought As we move towards the summer season, now is a great time to help assess our athletes' nutrition and energy. As a parent, it is a big part of your job to help your swimmer fuel prop...
May 5, 2016 - The Magic of an Opportunity
The Magic of an Opportunity On any given day, a swimmer somewhere is having a breakout race, the swim of a lifetime, or even a world record performance. Our sport can be challenging and unforgiving, b...
May 5, 2016 - Choosing The Right College For You
Choosing The Right College For You For many young adults, choosing a school is the hardest decision they've ever had to make. Student-athletes find themselves making a choice that will affect their ...
Apr 19, 2016 - Avoiding Athlete Burnout
Avoiding Athlete Burnout Young athletes are dropping out of sports at an alarming rate. Even the sport of swimming, seen as one of the best overall workouts for children, has experienced an increase i...
Apr 12, 2016 - Successful Sports Parenting
Successful Sports Parenting The life of a swim parent is always changing, not only as your child gets older, but as he or she progresses in the sport and expectations change. In this week's article...
Apr 6, 2016 - AGUA Takes Women's Title at Sectionals, Second Place Combined
AGUA Takes Women's Title at Sectionals, Second Place Combined Asphalt Green swimmers competed in Buffalo this past weekend at the North Regional Speedo Sectional Championship, coming away with the wom...
Apr 5, 2016 - What To Do When Your Big Meet Didn't Go As Planned
What To Do When Your Big Meet Didn't Go As Planned Swimming is a roller coaster sport, full of ups and downs. When you work all season, it can be devastating when it doesn’t pay off at your big meet. ...
Mar 16, 2016 - AGUA Brings Home 2016 Junior Olympic Championship Title
AGUA Brings Home 2016 Junior Olympic Championship Title AGUA swimmers dominated the 2016 Metropolitan Swimming Junior Olympics over the weekend, bringing home the overall team title, as well as the co...
Mar 6, 2016 - AGUA Finishes the Weekend With 71 New JO Cuts
Here at home and up north at Felix Festa, AGUA Swimmers brought down the house, racking up a massive 71 new qualifying times for the Junior Olympics next weekend. Congratulations to all the swimmers w...
Mar 5, 2016 - AGUA Uncorks on Day 1 of Last Chance
AGUA swimmers uncorked one big swim after another, logging a total of 32 new Junior Olympic cuts on the first day of the Last Chance Meet. In addition, Ilana Price, Nadia Eguchi and Jessica Lipton clo...
Mar 2, 2016 - Sign Up For Pasta Potluck HERE!
CLICK HERE to sign up for the Pasta Potluck on Wednesday, March 9. See you for the feast! -AGUA Staff
Apr 11, 2015 - Want Your Child to Feel and Perform Like A Champion?
Check this out parents! A fantastic video featuring renowned Sports Psychologist Dr. Alan Goldberg. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6XXgGLhJeQ
Mar 27, 2015 - Parent Meeting Date Changes
AGUA Parents, Next week’s meeting schedule has been adjusted; we are alternating Wednesday & Thursday's meeting locations. Please see the new schedule below... We hope to see you there! Tuesday, Mar...
Mar 6, 2015 - Big Swim Water Proofing Volunteer
Help Make a difference by helping our Waterproofing Swimmers get ready for the Big Swim! Senior Prep, Sr 1, Sr 2, & National groups are eligable to volunteer for the Service Dates listed below: Frid...
Mar 3, 2015 - Pre Order Tickets for JO's
Please follow the attached link to order your tickets for the 2015 Metropolitan Swimming Junior Olympics !
Feb 19, 2015 - AGUA Time "The Importance of Being Punctual"
“The Importance of Being Punctual” By Coach Andy and Coach Tomoko Making a Cultural Shift Vince Lombardi was famous for a great deal of accomplishments on the football field, but it was more than just...
Feb 19, 2015 - 2015 Elections for Metro Junior Athlete Representative
Dear AGUA Teammates, My name is Morgan Wolfe and I am a member of the AGUA National group. I am writing to let you know that I am running as a candidate for the Junior Athlete Representative of the ...
Feb 19, 2015 - Volunteer Survey
USA Swimming has created a month-long campaign in March called #1VolunTeam . This digital campaign is aimed at showing the positive impact the countless volunteers are making across the country. Howe...
Feb 16, 2015 - JO PreOrder
Attached is the PreOrder form for Metro JOs & 15-18 Team Challenge. This is a great opportunity to order in advance so swimmers can get something special to commemorate their accomplishments of the s...
Jan 30, 2015 - AGUA Parent & Guardian Access Cards
AGUA Parent & Guardian Access Cards Asphalt Green is now allowing our non-member parents and guardians to obtain access cards so you no longer have to sign it at the front desk. These cards...
Jan 15, 2015 - IMPORTANT: MLK Parent Volunteer Update
IMPORTANT: MLK Parent Volunteer Update Due to a timeline change, volunteers for the Saturday and Sunday afternoon sessions are now asked to report one hour later than originally required. Mo...
Nov 19, 2014 - Suggested Parent Reading
In sports, it is often easy to get caught up in the moment and forget the big picture. Elizabeth Wickham offers some compelling thoughts on enjoying your swimmer’s journey, rather than overreacting to...
Oct 16, 2014 - "Lighten Up, Swim Parents!"
Please follow the link below to read USA Swimming's Mike Gustafson's article on parenting in the sport of swimming. He hits on several important ideas about the difficulty in being supportive and buil...
Oct 14, 2014 - Thanks to Corridons for hosting Senior 2
This past weekend the Corridon family hosted a brunch for the Senior 2 group at their home. We'd like to thank them for their hospitality as the group had a great time eating delicious food and having...