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Patrick Norman

You won't find a better place for your Age Group swimmers in Lawrence, the state of Kansas or the entire Missouri Valley LSC. This carries new meaning after receiving our latest award from the ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association). Our very own AAAA Age Group team is ranked 94th in the USA! When you consider there are over 3,000 swim teams in USA Swimming, this is quite an accomplishment. Here’s a complete list of the Top 100... swimmingcoach.org/top-100-age-gr… Ad Astra is the only Missouri Valley Swimming team on the list....

Patrick Norman

We are thrilled to announce Ad Astra Area Aquatics is a USA Swimming Safe Sport Recognized club once again! This is an exciting time for our team and we want to continue to be a leader in our community to provide a healthy and positive environment, free from abuse for our athletes. The process to renew and become recognized was not easy but we truly believe it is our responsibility to provide the best environment for our athletes, coaches, and parents. Thank you to everyone who helped us accomplish this,...

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Monday, August 1, 2018) Team Contact: Patrick Norman ([email protected]/785-331-6940)   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...

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.

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

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  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:...

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.

Congratulations to the following swimmers for having 90% or better attendance during the month of September.  What a great way to start your season!  Consistent practice attendance will always play a key role in success at every level of Ad Astra Area Aquatics.   Elite Claire Campbell Cierra Campbell Maddie Dean Ainsley Krug Alvena Walpole Sarah Walpole Justin Lee   Eclipse Anastasia Bunting Marian Frick Payton Krug Giovanni Lule-Paredes Riley Sirimongkhon-Dyck   Asteroids Ben Carroll Ryan Christian Anya Combs Halle McCullough Karsyn Robertson Pancho Metz   Comets Maude Malone India...

 There will be NO evening practice on Monday Sept. 29th for Asteroids, Eclipse, and Elite. Enjoy the night off.