Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of suit do I need for practice? It is okay if you are starting our with regular trunks or beach type suits but once the season gets going we strongly encourage getting training suits, they are much easier to train in. www.swimoutlet.com/lssc is a great resource for purchasing suits. They also have googles, caps and anything else you might need.
- Girls: 1 piece, practice suit
- Boys: Jammer or Speedo
What kind of Equipment do I need for practice and where can it be purhcased? This differs with training group but everything can be purchased through team store or at www.swimoutlet.com/lssc. We recommend TYR products but as long as equipment is designed for training it will work!
- Seniors: Short Blade Fins, Paddles, Pull Buoy, Kickboard (Optional: Snorkel, Monofin)
- Juniors: Short Blade Fins, Paddles, Pull Buoy, Kickboard (Optional: Snorkel)
- Developmental and Pre-Comp: Fins, Kickboard
Can Parents stay and watch practice? Families are always welcome to watch but don't need to. If you do stay to watch please remember to stay in the bleachers unless a coach calls you over. Also please be aware that Adults are not allowed in the locker rooms for any reason.
Should swimmers attend every practice? We do not have attendance requirements for most groups but the better attendance the better swimmers perform. We have a a whole season plan and each day focuses on something a little different so consistent attendance is always beneficial. Speak directly with your swimmer's coach if you have questions but here are our recommendations:
- Pre-Comp: 2-3 practices per week
- Developmental: 2-3 practices per week
- Developmental Elite: 3-4 practices per week
- Junior Red: 3-4 practices per week
- Junior White: 4-5 practices per week
- Junior Blue: 4-6 practices per week (This group has a requirement of 4 practices minimum per week)
- Senior: 5-8 practices per week (Specific requirements may be assigned to swimmers by coaches)