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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

Top Healthy High-Fat Foods By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD Athletes know to avoid high-fat foods, right? Nutritionists and coaches tell you to stay away from fatty burgers, fries and fried chicken. However, there are some high-fat foods that are good for you so no need to adopt a fat-free diet. Just be smart about fat. For those of you trying to gain weight, fat provides more than twice the calories of carbohydrate or protein, so try these healthy, high-fat foods to increase calories and make a part of your...

I would like to thank Beth Hultquist for all the work and dedication that went in to bring the RACE Newsletter back.   Click here for the July 2012 Newsletter page   PS: Master's please ignore this e-mail as I have no way to exclude you form this list.

Parents: Please use the link below to access the RACE Payment site for making your monthly and meet payments. The link will be returned to the front screen once our fundraising efforts have ended. https://www.rockwall-classware.com/app/zen/ Thanks!

Good morning! I need all of you to know that RACE will try very hard to keep all the e-mails to a minimum. Most of the items that will be sent via this system will be important so we ask that you please take the time to read. Swim meets: Where do I go to check all the information pertaining to a swim meet? All of the information that you will need will be in the meet page located under the “EVENTS” portion of the site. You will find that...

  Parents, the RACE Swim Team Beginner's Guidebook is now available by clicking the link below. If you are reading this on the main page, please click the announcement title to access the page containing the guidebook. This book is designed to help our new parents feel more comfortable about meets by providing a step-by-step guide to Frequently Asked Questions and Meets - from sign-up to awards. If you have questions about the material, please email the coaches or contact the Main Office. ROCKWALL AQUATIC CENTER OF EXCELLENCE.pdf - on...