SAVE THE DATE! Our next Trails Invitational will be June 22, 2019!

Swimming is fun! Join us for the 24th annual Trails Invitational on Saturday June 22, an annual summer event that will remind your swimmers what they love about swimming!

The outdoor meet is divided into two sessions, starting with a 6&Under category all the way to 15& up, and combines a fun social atmosphere with competitive swim for athletes of all ages and abilities.

The kids also will love seeing their favorite coaches in action for the coaches relay between sessions. In addition, there will be a cookout, smoothies and a raffle.

Meet Director: Sara Mason, 847-532-2615,
Entry Chairperson:

LOCATION: Lions Armstrong Memorial Pool
599 Longwood Drive
Algonquin, IL 60102

Facility: 6 Lane 25 Meter Course

FORMAT: Positive Check-In, Timed Finals, Scratches only.


Fly-Over Starts: In an effort to save time, we will be using fly-over starts for all age groups other than 8 & under. For these age groups, all heats of individual races, other than the backstroke, will be run with fly-over starts. 8 & under events will be run with normal starts.

Rules: This meet will be conducted following the 2016 USA Swimming approved rules.

Heat winner awards for individual events
Individual awards will be given to the top eighteen finishers.
1 – 6 with medals
7 - 12 with overlay ribbons

Relay awards will be given to the top three finishers
1 – 3 medals

Team trophies will be awarded for the top three places in combined team scoring.

Team Areas: Signs will be posted on the east and south areas outside the pool designating team areas. This will help teams find each other and gather. We ask your assistance in maintaining your area by making sure trash and recycling are properly disposed of.

Bull Pen: There will be a bullpen for all age groups on the deck. Swimmers that fail to check in at the bullpen may be scratched.

Concessions: Concessions, provided by our local Lions Club, will be available throughout the day.

Souvenirs: A Vendor will be available selling swimmer supplies and other swimming related items.

Raffle: Raffle Prizes and baskets will be displayed throughout the day and awarded in the afternoon session.

Food Pantry: Algonquin Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry will again be accepting donations.