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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...

In an effort to combat the growing number of childhood drownings in Texas, members of local high school swim teams joined together to offer free swim and water safety instructions for low-income families in the Lake Rockwall Estates community.  Partnering with an outreach ministry of Lakepointe church and the Rockwall Aquatics Center, swimmers taught a week of free lessons to almost 50 children ages 4 to 12. While focusing on basic water safety rules such as, "Always swim with a buddy" and "Reach or throw, don't go", the teenage swim...

Stay-in-the-Bag Snacks for Swimmers   6/11/2013   By Jill Castle MS, RDN Even the most organized, well-planned swimmer can put nutrition on the backburner, jeopardizing access to essential fuel sources when he needs it most. Thankfully, some food items can stay in the swim bag, providing relief in situations where optimal food sources may be scant or not ideal. The following snacks require no refrigeration, are temperature tolerant and provide a great fuel source. Remember to clean out snacks in the swim bag periodically and when the swim bag sits...

RACE adopts Athlete Protection Policies. USA Swimming has been working with clubs throughout the country with the intent of doing a better job regarding several issues that affect our young athletes. You can read more about these policies and how it affects your swimmer by going to: https://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=55038&team=ntrs

The coaching staff would like to congratulate the all the swimmers for an outstanding job this far in the season. We also would like to mention the following swimmers that have broken team record(s) at the previous two meets. Nice job everyone and keep on swimming!!! Nov 3 ~ 4, 2012 - B/C Meet @ Addison (Mustangs) Record Holder(s) Event Time Date Set Buckner, Brianna Female 8 & Under 50 Breast  48.47 11/04/2012   Nov 9 ~ 11, 2012 - A Meet @ Addison-ATAC Record Holder(s) Event Time Date Set...

Nutrition For Recovery Knowing how much carbohydrate, protein and fat to get in a day is good. But knowing when you should be getting those nutrients is even better. In general, follow these guidelines for incorporating carbohydrate, protein and fat into your day........ More