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Here is the LINK to the registration information for the April meet in La Mirada. The White Entry Card can be found to the Forms/Documents tab.

Here is the LINK for the March 17th and 18th Cerritos meet registration information.  The standard White Entry Card can be found to the Forms/Documents tab.

2/18-2/19  Lakewood @ Cerritos college short course finals 3/17-3/19  Cerritos long course meet 4/14-4/15  LaMirada long course meet 5/5-5/6  Downey long course meet

The deadline for registration for the BAC BRW meet is Oct. 5th, 5 pm (*received* in mail). The meet and registration details form is below. For the main information page, please see the information page on the Socal swimming site. You can receive assistance with registration at the regular practice time this Monday, 9/26. Please bring a copy of the standard White card entry form, found here on the Forms/Documents page. 2011 BAC Form 2011.pdf

The following meets are planned for the upcoming season (more details to follow): Oct.15th &16th (BRW) meet @ Barracuda( Bellflower) November 5th & 6th (BRW) meet @ Beach December 3rd & 4th (BRW) meet @ Barracuda(Bellflower) Dec. 9,10,11 ( Qualifying) Winter Age group meet

We want to encourage as many as possible to join us for the Naples Island Bay Races on Saturday, Sept. 17th. There are several age-group races, as well as 1 mile and 3 mile events (these have age minimums). This event is an excellent introduction to ocean swimming (for those new to it), as it is in a protected bay area. There will be a practice swim the preceding Sunday, Sept. 11th, at 8 am, corner of Ocean and 54th.  Details and registration information can be found at naplesislandswims. The...

Please visit out "Equipment" link to find out what and where to purchase the recommended Viking Aquatics swim training gear.

Master's Club members Tamara Coleman, Diane Burgin, and Nadine Echeverry competed in the Vineman Triathlon in Sonoma, CA on July 30. Tamara did the half-triathlon (70.3) in 5:57, Diane did the full (140.6) in 12:49, and Nadine did the 140.6 in 14:13. Tamara and Diane had never done a triathlon before; Nadine has done smaller triathlons, but this was her first Full.   They train all year for running road races, but really intensified the focus of swim and bike starting in May.  Viking Aquatics was a huge part of this, starting the Masters in May and...

LaMirada Long Course Meet on July 16 & 17. Registration for this meet must be received by the meet registrar by July 6th.   Stephanie Cunningham will be at the pool on June 29 & 30 from 6:00-7:15 to answer any questions and collect registration.  If you do not get your registration to her by June 30 at 7:15 you will have to mail in in yourself. The Registration is attached below; the standard White Card entry form is available on Forms/Documents page. 2011julyLaMiradaArmadaBRWLCMeet.pdf

Seal Beach Open Water Swim on July 9th You can register for this on July 9th at the event.  Please see the link here for information.