Patrick Norman Apr 11, 2019

Dear Club Members, I am pleased to share that our club has received a Safe Sport Recognized Club status. We are committed to providing a safe, healthy, and positive environment here on this team, and we have received recognition for all of our efforts to this end. Through USA Swimming’s Safe Sport Program, we submitted our Athlete Protection Policies, safeguarding procedures, and educational engagement, including  Our travel, electronic communication, and anti-bullying policies;  Our team honor codes and codes of conduct;  The processes by which we recruit and...

Patrick Norman Feb 26, 2019

This past weekend, Ad Astra finished in second place for medium sized teams at our regional Championships.  We swam lights out! We finished over 300 points ahead of the other Lawrence team, making it eight plus years of being the top team in Lawrence, KS.  We take pride in this fact and want our membership to know they are swimming for Lawrence’s number one swim team!  You are a part of it and your children are the future of our success. It is so important that our AAAA team members celebrate and share...

Patrick Norman Sep 28, 2018

Patrick Norman Sep 17, 2018

Congrats to these swimmers for making MVS Top 5! Claire Campbell Ellis Crisci Liza Engelbrecht Evan Eskilson Marian Frick  Emily Guo Morgan jones Stephen Johnson Christian Koehn Ainsley Krug Payton Krug  Halle McCullough  Reilley Moore Nicholas Stefanov  Ashlyn Tell Bradie Ward Congrats to our MV All Academic Team! We are so proud of our Outstanding Student Athletes. Claire Campbell Maddie Dean Emily Guo Morgan Jones Payton Krug Ainsley Krug Reilley Moore Iris Sherron

Jul 31, 2018

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Monday, August 1, 2018) Team Contact: Patrick Norman (   Ad Astra Area Aquatics Hosts Regional Championships; Team Takes First Place  [Lawrence, KS] – Ad Astra Area Aquatics hosted the Missouri Valley Swimming Championships this past weekend. The meet featured the best swimmers from Kansas and Missouri.   Ad Astra is no stranger to success at this meet.  They have placed in the top 5 each if the past 6 years. This year was no different. Ad Astra Area Aquatics placed 4th in the overall team point standings and 1st for...

Nov 18, 2014

We had a great weekend of swimming in Columbia.  Here are some of the accomplishments from the week in swimming and through the present time this season:    - - The following achieved National Top 20 rankings this week for their age: Courtney Caldwell - 50 fr, 100 bk Cobe Garcia - 50 fr Josh Florence - 1650/1000/500 fr Payton Krug - 50/100 bk Marian Frick - 50/100 br   - - The following swims were Team Records this past weekend: 11-12 Girls Medley Relay (Grace Caldwell, Marian Frick, Payton Krug, Megan Drumm) Marian Frick - 50/100 br Claire...

Oct 9, 2014

Courtney Caldwell will sign with NC State on November 12th at 3:00pm at the Lawrence Freetstate Library.  Please join her in celebrate this wondrous accomplishment.

Oct 7, 2014

This is a great article for all to read.  You can download the PDF here. and this...  SwimSwam

Oct 7, 2014

  Karsyn Robertson was our Week 3 & 4 Winner for the Swim-A-Thon. The challenge was the Highest number of pledges and donations thus far (Not dependent on amount of money- just number of pledges and donations). Karsyn set a new team record of over 100 donations. The previous record was from 2011 with 60 donations. We are so proud of you Karsyn!  Karsyn will get an Autographed memorabilia from Olympic Swimmer of her choice!   Onto Week 5& 6...We have reached the half way point. This two week challenge is special:...

Oct 7, 2014

Congrats to the following athletes who achieved Top 20 Rankings after their first meet:   Alvena Walpole Claire Campbell Cierra Campbell Daniel Christie  Ainsley Krug Marian Frick   Swimming Rankings can be accessed through the USA Swimming website under the Times tab.  The Top 10 lists are located here.