SwimVille USA & Speedo
Speedo: RRAC/YNWLA has a signed contract with Speedo. Through this agreement our team members receive discounts on equipment, swimwear, team apparel and coaches apparel, discounted and free items for National Team Qualifiers, and other program benefits. Effective April 2018: Swimmers are expected to use Speedo brand products at all times when representing the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana/Red River Aquatic Club (practice and meets). This includes Championship Racing Suits!!
-Required (effective April 2018): suits, caps, equipment (see required equipment lists on the 'Groups/Schedules' tab)
-Optional: backpacks, warmups, parkas etc.
SwimVille USA is the official Team Vendor for RRAC. Through SwimVille, swimmers and families can order all official RRAC suits, bags, warm-ups, and more. Items can be purchased/ordered by phone from their Fort Thomas, KY location or online through our team specific link. Please click the link below to read the introduction letter from SwimVille which contains our Team Specific link for official RRAC gear.
SwimVille USA Intro Letter and Online Order Link
Ft. Thomas Plaza
90 Alexandria Pike
Ft. Thomas, KY 41075
Toll Free: 1-888-547-7946
Team Apparel Guidelines continued:
Effective April 2018: All swimmers competing for the RRAC/YNWLA Swimming Team must purchase a Speedo Team Suit and agree to wear a team cap in all warm-up sessions and meet competitions. Team suits are to be worn in all competitions by all swimmers, no exceptions. A Speedo "championship" / “speed/tech” suit may be substituted at a team championship meet. Team caps are to be worn in all meet warm-up sessions and team competitions. The cost of the suits and personalized team caps (caps to be ordered in the Fall) are additional costs to the registration fees.
A team Spirit Shirt will be distributed in the fall at no additional cost. Swimmers are encouraged to wear these at Meet Sessions. Parkas, Team Sweat Suits, Team Backpacks and additional team shirts are available but not required.
Defined: Any suit other than Lycra/Endurance type suits designed for high level racing. (ie- any suit in the Speedo Fastskin & LZR line of competition suits.)
These suits should only be worn at Championships and Championship format meets as designated by the coaching staff and must be Speedo brand products. ‘Championship Suits’ are not to be worn at in-season dual meets or Invitationals unless specifically designated by the coaching staff ahead of time.
Championship / Tech Suits may be ordered by phone with SwimVille. RRAC Members receive a 20% discount on Speedo Tech Suits.
To be worn only at Championships and Championship format meets as designated by the coaching staff ahead of time. Only official ‘RRAC’ Dome Caps or plain White, Gray, or Black Speedo dome caps may be worn.
Meet Apparel Guidelines
Swimmers should be in ‘RRAC’ and/or generic Speedo apparel at all times at competitions. When not in the water warming up or racing, t-shirts, shorts, pants, jackets, etc should be worn to stay warm. Adequate body temperature is essential in assuring the body is properly prepared for competition. Wet towels are not sufficient for keeping the body warm.
Apparel advertising or containing logos of other organizations and/or teams is not permitted at any time during team events.
RRAC/YNWLA Official Team Apparel
Embroidery/Screening is optional on all items
Speedo Streamline Warmup Jacket – Black/Grey combo
- Comes in Women’s, Men’s and Youth Sizes
Speedo Streamline Warmup Pants – Black
- Comes in Women’s, Men’s, and Youth Sizes
Speedo Teamster Backpack
- 35L in Black or Da-Glo Orange
Speedo Color Block Parka in Black (it’s mostly Gray with Black lining)
- Speedo Endurance Poly – in Black