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Myths and Misconceptions about Year Round Clubs Parents article archive By Jim Rusnak, Managing Editor of Splash Magazine Many country club and summer recreational league swimmers have the wrong idea about their counterparts on USA Swimming clubs. Maybe they catch a glimpse of them swimming at the local pool or at summer league meets and think there’s no way they could ever be as good as these club kids, never mind swim on the same team as them. They must practice six hours a day in a pool full of...

Jason Wedlick

With 2020 arriving soon RICE is recapping its Top Swims based on USA Swimming Power Points for each age group. Listed below are the Top Times for LCM swims this past decade. Womens LCM: Swimmer Event Time Power Points Age Date Meet Buchman, Sydney 50 Breaststroke 39.78 839 10 7/25/2012 Texas Age Group Championships Plemenos, Nina 200 Fly 2:31.62 821 12 7/23/2014 Texas Age Group Championships Flowers, Ella 400 IM 4:56.34 881 14 7/25/2018 Texas Age Group Championships Flowers, Ella 200 IM 2:19.29 881 15 7/11/2019 Speedo Southern Sectionals Shelburne,...