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For the parents of the swimmers that can understand these things it is a great topic to talk to your kids about, specially the BB swimmers and faster. Maximizing your potential in the pool is hard enough without having to deal with self-inflicted negativity. Here are 6 toxic thoughts every swimmer should drop ....... read the article

This is for swimmers that are interested in how to qualify to be part of TEAM NT. and complete against other LSC. Please click here for more information.

Scholastic All America Applications for SAA recognition program are now available on the USA Swimming website.  This membership recognition program is for USA Swimming student-athletes.   To apply for SAA, use this link on the USA Swimming website:  http://www.usaswimming.org/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabId=1582&Alias=Rainbow&Lang=en   Applicants must have a USA Swimming Deck Pass account and must log in prior to using the SAA application process.  The SAA program application is available June 1, 2014 through August 15, 2014.  The qualifying period is July 1, 2013 through August 15, 2014.  Time standards are the 2011 Junior...

  The Fat Fix                                                                By Jill Castle, MS, RDN Fat gets a bad rap in the world today, its consumption associated with heart disease and obesity. But, fat has a beneficial role for humans, and for the growing swimmer, it can be a useful and strategic tool to manage weight. Whether the young athlete is trying to gain weight or lose a few pounds, fat is the single nutrient to manipulate, and here’s why: Fat is a concentrated source of calories, offering 9 calories for every gram (versus 4 calories...

 Great receipt for a nice snack for our athletes. Courtesy of  Coach Laurin Destefano - P.E. Health & Wellness Coordinator for our own RISD http://www.recipe.com/banana-quesadillas/?socsrc=recpin010714bananaquesadillas  

Parents you an find in the link below the RACE 2014 Meet & Pool schedule: 2014 Meet-Pool Schedule - revised 8/25/14 PS: We may add or subtract some events so please always check with the front office for the latest update.

RACE 2014 Spring/Summer Season Announcements   Greetings from the RISD Aquatic Center and RACE staff!  We finished up last season with a series of tremendously successful meets, and are very excited about the upcoming season.  As with every new season, there are new situations that we must adapt to.  These situations include coaching changes, practice times, group sizes, group placement standards, lane space, etc.  I would like to go through each situation and explain our plan of action.  I apologize for the length of this message, but it is all...

Club Excellence and Junior Nationals   I am very proud to announce that RACE has achieved a Bronze Medal National Club Excellence Award from USA Swimming in only its 5th year of existence!  The National Club Excellence Award recognizes USAS Clubs for their commitment to excellence and performance.  Out of the nearly 3,000 club swim teams across the USA, only 20 are awarded Gold Medal status, 80 are awarded Silver, and 100 are awarded Bronze.  Congratulations to RACE coaches and swimmers for their achievement! The main criteria for achieving this...

LOS ANGELES — AS children return to school this fall and sign up for a new year’s worth of extracurricular activities, parents should keep one question in mind. Whether your kid loves Little League or gymnastics, ask the program organizers this: “Which kids get awards?” If the answer is, “Everybody gets a trophy,” find another program. MORE......

Hello from Head Coach   RACE families, Welcome to the beginning of our 5th year as team RACE!  We had a very successful spring and summer and are looking forward to another successful season!  Before we talk about to the upcoming year, I would like to recap come of the highlights of the last season.  RACE had an impressive showing at all of our Championship meets this summer.  The first meet wasBC Champs that we held right here in Rockwall at the end of July.  Out of the 93 swimmers...