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Jessica Evans

Congratulations to our new team record holders for the 2020-21 short course season! Some of the records broken this season were set more than 10 years ago. Click here for our team's short course and long course records. Girls 5-6 Maddie Campbell: 100 Back Boys 7-8 Logan Schrock: 500 Free Girls 11-12 Lilly Jayne Allison: 50 Breast, 100 Breast Boys 11-12 Parker Saltsman: 50 Back, 100 Back, 200 Back, 100 IM, 200 IM, 400 IM Levi Skaistis: 50 Breast, 100 Breast, 200 Breast 13-14 Boys Tristan McCain: 1000 Free, 1650...

Jessica Evans

Swimmers of all ages have a diverse range of goals for their sport. These goals might be to learn how to swim a certain stroke or to make a certain time in an event by the end of the season. No matter what your goals are, swimming is excellent exercise and most swimmers see their lane buddies as part of their extended family. Here’s a primer on the alphabet soup of swimming, and how all these time standards work together and where to find them. Swimmers enter new events with...

Jessica Evans

In our weekly newsletter today, a common thread was that our LCA coaches at all three LCA locations are busy teaching stroke technique and the rules of swimming. Each location is practicing drills and technique work that includes the rules for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly, and everyone is practicing the starts and turns for each stroke and the intermediate turns for the IM events. Proper stroke technique and the correct application of the rules of swimming take time to master at practice. When a swimmer has a stroke infraction...