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Lakeside Aquatic Club (LAC) is a competitive youth swim team that brings all levels of swimming to the area, from learn-to-swim programs to national level development. With over 1,200 swimmers, LAC is one of the largest and most successful teams in the state of Texas. LAC swimmers have achieved success at the highest national levels our sport has to offer. Among LAC's accomplishments: Olympic Trials and Paralympic Trials qualifiers, NCAA champions, and High School state champions. LAC can claim the following accolades:

  • Two-time USA SWIMMING GOLD MEDAL CLUB - a quality designation awarded to only 20 of the approximately 3,000 USA Swimming clubs in the country
  • CONSISTENTLY FINISHES IN THE TOP 3 AT TAGS (Texas 14u state champs meet), higher than other teams in north Texas
  • 2016 & 2018 FIRST PLACE FINISH AT USA SWIMMING FUTURES CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • VIRTUAL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RANKING OF 16TH IN THE COUNTRY, * measures clubs against one another and encourages the development of well-rounded competitive athletes. LAC has been in the top 25 for the last 3 years and ranked higher than all north Texas teams for the last 3 years.

Founded in 1982, LAC operates in 5 facilities in 3 areas in North East Tarrant County and Southern Denton County: The Colony, Flower Mound/Lewisville and Keller. As a coach-run, board-supported organization, we employ 11 full time and 28 part-time employees, all of whom undergo background checks, athlete protection training, and the necessary safety and instructional courses required by USA Swimming and optional certifications from the American Swim Coaches Association.

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May 24, 2019

LAC Carpool - Head Coach Jason Walter

Come along for the ride as Head Coach Jason Walter talks about video stroke analysis and how your swimmer can benefit! This is a...

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Feb 20, 2019

LAC Carpool - Coach Steve Mateer

Come along for the ride as we catch up with Coach Steve, talk about the evolution of the sport, and hear some words of...

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Oct 19, 2018

LAC Carpool - Swim Meet Survival

Are you NEW to swim meets? Come along for the ride as veteran swim parents Kim & Jenny share all their great meet survival...

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Sep 12, 2018

USA Swimming Names 11 LAC Swimmers to Scholastic All America Team

Congratulations to the Lakeside scholar-athletes who achieved USA Swimming Scholastic All-American status for 2017-2018.  The Scholastic All-America Team is made up of high school...

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May 29, 2018

LAC Carpool - Age Group Travel Team

Come along for the ride with 3 of our age group swimmers who are representing LAC at a meet at the North Baltimore Aquatic...

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Mar 26, 2018

LAC Carpool - Dryland Coach Shannon Garfield

Come along for the ride as our Dryland Coach, Shannon Garfield, discusses why LAC has invested in the program and what the benefits are...

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