2022-2023 VLAC Schedule

Fall Session 1 – September 6 - November 26
Winter Session 2 – November 28 – February 25
Spring Session 3 – February 27 – May 26 

Practice Times and Locations:
Monday/Wednesday/Friday (9 & Under) – St James 7:00 – 8:00 PM, Coach Lee
Monday/Wednesday/Friday (10 - 11) – St James 6:00 – 7:00 PM Coaches Lee and Aubrey
Monday/Wednesday/Friday (12 – 13) – St James 5:30 – 7:00 PM Coaches Aubrey and Shawn 
Monday/Wednesday/Friday (14 – 15) – St James 4:00 – 5:30 PM Coaches Aubrey and Shawn 
Monday/Wednesday/Friday (16 – 18) – St James 4:00 – 6:00 PM Coaches Shawn 
Tuesday/Thursday (13 & Over) – St James 7:00 – 8:30 PM Coach Jen (Parents that would like their 11-12 year old swimmers to participate in this practice should contact the head coach.)
Saturday (13 – 18) – St James 7:00 – 9:00 AM Coach Shawn (Parents that would like their 11-12 year old swimmers to participate in this practice should contact the head coach.)

**Ages are a guideline-Swimmers will be placed in the practice that is most appropriate to their swimmer ability and practice size. **USA Swimming Membership required for all swimmers annually collected in the fall or start of the season for each swimmer. This fee will be collected via USA Swimming.

Practice Fees:

  • 1 practice per week - $370 - Registration for 1 day a week will not open until August 23
  • 2 practices per week - $550
  • 3 practices per week - $695
  • 4 practices per week - $820
  • 5 practices per week - $925

Pool Location:

          The St James, 6805 Industrial Rd, Springfield, VA 22151

Meets are optional and meet fees are collected separately on an individual meet basis.

The tentative meet schedule:

  • Oct. 1-2 MAKO Fall Invititational MAKO GMU
  • Nov. 5-6 MAKO Gobble Gobble MAKO GMU
  • Dec. 10-11 MAKO Holiday Invitational MAKO GMU
  • Jan. 14-15 MAKO Polar Plunge MAKO GMU
  • Feb. 4-5 MAKO February Qualifier MAKO GMU
  • Feb. 17-19 36th Black History Invitational DCPR Takoma
  • Mar. 2-5 Junior Championships PVS UMD
  • Mar. 2-5 Senior Championships PVS UMD
  • Mar. 9-12 14&U Junior Olympic Championships PVS UMD
  • Mar. 18-19 MAKO Spring Fling MAKO GMU

VLAC is committed to providing a safe, healthy, and positive environment for swimmers. If you have any concerns about the safety of your swimmer with VLAC or any other Safe Sport concerns, please contact one of the following immediately.

To deal with a Safe Sport concern, contact

  • VLAC Safe Sport Coordinator, Head Coach Shawn Mansfield, [email protected], 703-507-4756
  • USA Swimming at (719) 866-4578 https://www.usaswimming.org/articles-landing-page/2017/05/08/safe-sport-report
  • U.S. Center for Safe Sport to make a report. Call (720) 524-5640 or use the online reporting form at https://safesport.i-sight.com/portal or find more information at http://www.uscenterforsafesport.org/)