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    Registration for the 2016-17 short course season is now open ... click here to get a tutorial doc ... or, simply click "Online Registration" ===> and follow the prompts.


    Thursday
    Dec082016

    Swimmer Of The Meet -- Badger Winter Splash

    Badger Winter Splash Meet

    Swimmer of the Meet

    Congratulations to all of our swimmers who competed in the Badger Meet. It's great fun to see how much our swimmers improve from the previous season and this meet was no exception.

    Be sure to visit the USA Swimming website and review your updated IMX/IMR score. The Swimmer of the Meet for each squad are listed below . . . pick up your award from Coach Michael or Coach Laurel in practice!

    Next up . . . the LFSC Windy City Open (14-15 January) at the RecPlex, ... stay tuned for results!

    Senior Sqaud --  Helena Blumenau

    Bronze Squad --  Mary Grace King and Colin Jette

    Green Squad --  Amanda Chang and Zachary Kutnick

    Yellow Squad --  Madison King and Sam Rahimzadeh

    Thursday
    Nov172016

    LFSC Annual Giving Campaign, Please Donate Today

    Friends for life! And it all started in the pool ...


    The first LFSC splash was in 1958 ... make yours today

     Kara Devlin, Marie Lombardi, Pam Lechner and Marcia Wolf (circa 1981)


    With your help the Winning In The Water never stops.

    Please make your tax deductible donation today.

     

     

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    To qualify as a charitable contribution for 2016, gifts must be received or postmarked by 31 December 2015. Checks made payable to LFSC may be given to a coach at practice or mailed to Lake Forest Swim Club, 555 N Sheridan Rd, Lake Forest, IL 60045.

    Online donations can be made immediately using the button above.
    Saturday
    Nov122016

    11th Annual Ted Mullin β€œLeave It In The Pool” Hour of Power

    11th Annual Ted Mullin “Leave It In The Pool” Hour of Power


     

    On 9 November 2016 LFSC joined thousands of athletes from collegiate, high school, and club teams across the nation and abroad to celebrate the 11th Annual Ted Mullin “Leave it in the Pool” Hour of Power Relay for Sarcoma Research, sponsored by Carleton College swimming and diving teams. 

    The Hour of Power event honors those who are fighting or have succumbed to cancer, including former LFSC and Carleton College swimmer Edward H. "Ted" Mullin, who passed away from synovial sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer, in September 2006. 

    In the event’s first ten years, participating teams have raised over $630,000 to support research at the University of Chicago into the causes and treatment of sarcoma, a rare soft-tissue cancer.  

     


    To learn more about the 2016 Hour of Power go to http://go.carleton.edu/HourOfPower.  You can also contact Carleton College head coach Andy Clark at aclark@carleton.edu or Rick Mullin at rmullin@tedmullinfund.org .

    Tuesday
    Nov012016

    Spirit Store Opens Today!

    The LFSC Sprit Store is open again with great team gear from Kiddles. The Spirit Store will be open for 2 weeks (through November 15th) with delivery soon after. Find the Spirit Store here or stop in at Kiddles today.

    Several new items are available including three options (2 new) for flannel pants and LFSC car flags! To see all available items click the "Categories" link on the upper left of the Spirit Store webpage.

    Need goggles, fins or a kickboard? Kiddles has these and more training equipment, always at a special 10% LFSC team discount. Checkout the accessories link under "Categories".

    Tuesday
    Oct252016

    Monster Mash Results Available

    Monster Mash Meet Results

     

    Congratulations to all of the swimmers who competed in the 2016 LFSC Monster Mash Meet. Twenty-five new Meet Records were set over the weekend along with many Championship qualifying times. 

    Thank You to all of the volunteer timers and LFSC volunteers who made things happen for the swimmers. And a special THANK YOU again this year to The Greatest Pumpkin, Meet Referee Bob Edwards and his officiating crew.

    The next LFSC hosted meet is the Windy City Open, January 14-15, 2017, at the RecPlex. Information and the Reservation Form are posted below. If you would like to receive notice of all LFSC events join our Meet Mailing List using the link below.

    We hope to see you again soon!

    Contact Coach Laurel Liberty  or Coach Michael Lawrence  with questions.

    Monday
    Oct102016

    Pumpkin Patch Pentathlon Results

    Pumpkin Patch Pentathlon Meet

    Congratulations to all of our swimmers and Thank You to all of the parents who helped us at the Pentathlon meet. Our swimmers posted 54% New Best Times and we saw many new swimmers in their first meet with the team.

    Pumpkin Patch Pentathlon meet results

    Don't miss the fun of competition ... register for the rest of our season's meets today! Click here to sign-up for our next meet the LFSC Monster Mash on 29-30 October at the RecPlex. For other meets just click on the Events tab and follow the prompts.

    Questions? ... send a note to Coach Laurel.

    Monday
    Sep122016

    Start The New Year AT The Windy City Open

     

     

    Windy City Open

    January 14-15, 2017

     

    Lakeview RecPlex, 9900 Terwall Terrace,

    Pleasant Prairie, WI   53158

    Join us at the Recplex in Pleasant Prairie for the LFSC Windy City Open. The RecPlex is the fastest facility in the region and has hosted many Illinois, Wisconsin, Zone and Sectiona Championship Meets.

    Information and entry files can be found below and will be update regularly. Secure your team's entry today using the Reservation Form. Questions? ... contact us at lfscentries@sbcglobal.net or call (847) 735-5372.

    Wednesday
    Sep072016

    Open Water State Championships Results

     

    ISI Open Water Championships

    September 10, 2016

     Pictureshow!

    Results!

    Team Scores!

    Meet Landing Page


    We had a great Team Effort at the first-ever Illinois Open Water State Championships. Our small but mighty team placed 4th in the meet! Put your hands together for our team ... 5k Elyse Jacobs (4th), Sofia Vazquez (6th); 1.5k Katie Meier (13th), Colin Kingsley (3rd); 1k Mary Grace King (3rd); .5k Abby Reich (5th), Cassidy (18th), Audrey Zimmerman (20th). Don't forget to click and enjoy the online Pictureshow!

    Wednesday
    Aug312016

    Congratulations, Levy! Scholastic All America Team!!!

    Congratulations to Levy Nathan, one of 53 swimmers in Illinois to achieve Scholastic All-American stature. Nationally 1172 swimmers made the Team.

    The USA Swimming Scholastic All- American Team is made up of high school student-athletes who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and who have achieved the required time standard in a single event.

    Click here to learn more about the award.

     

    Tuesday
    Aug302016

    What I Learned In Rio

     

    Coach Laurel has some great advice and insights from her Olympic Team experience. Click the image above to read her complete report.

    Thursday
    Aug252016

    Podium Report ... Long Course 2016

     

    Click the image above to download a copy. Click the links below for specfic results for a meet.

    Regionals Champs     Age Group Champs     Senior Champs     Futures Champs

    Monday
    Aug152016

    Real Distance Swimming

     

    Reeven Nathan, older brother of Levy, completed the 21 mile English Cannel swim early this morning. Reeven left Dover and came ashore in France 16 hours and 4 minutes after taking to the sea.

    Levy is scheduled to hit the waves sometime this week. Start times in the Channel depend on tides, wave height, and water temperature ... we will update the website with info about Levy's swim as it comes in.

    You can check-in at http://cspf.co.uk/tracking

    Tuesday
    Aug092016

    Boom! πŸ’£ So Proud!!! πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ…πŸŠπŸΌ

     

    Tuesday
    Jul262016

    New Season Registration Is Open ... Sign Up Today!

    Registration for the 2016-17 short course season is now open ...

    click here to get a tutorial doc.

    Thursday
    Jul142016

    On to Rio!

    LFSC proudly congratulates every member of the 2016 USA Olympic Team............. especially

     

    Click the picture for information and articles about Conor and Coach Laurel


     

    Sunday
    Jun052016

    First Timers Were Great and A New Record

    LFSC Distance Duck Meet

    Congratulations to all of our swimmers on their efforts and success at the Distance Duck Meet. We had 6 first-timers in the 1500, 100% Best Times in the 400 and 89% Best Times in the 1500.

    Meet Landing Page

    Live Results Online

    Colin Kingsley broke his own Distance Duck record in the 1500 with a time of 17:40.90. That time is also under his Illinois State Record but is an un-official record as the meet was not a sanctioned event.

    Big Drop Awards (greatest time drop) go to Isabella Piatek and Colin Kingsley in the 1500, Cassidy Meyer and Clayton Reich in the 400. Be sure to pick up your award in practice.

    First Timer 1500 recognition goes out to Connor Boyle, Abby Reich, Dylan Walsh, Ben Longeway, Win Thuente and Katie Meier. And ... Audrey Zimmerman, Aliah Levinson and Cassidy Meyer each posted times in the 400 that make them eligible for the 1500 free next December!

    Congratulations to all!

    Wednesday
    Jun012016

    How To Be A Champion! Like Conor Dwyer!

     

     

    Monday
    Dec212015

    Distance Duck Results . . . New LFSC and State Records!

    Extra! Extra!

    Read All About it!

    New LFSC and Illinois Records Set at the Distance Duck Meet!

     

    Congratulations to everyone who participated in the Distance Duck Meet last Staurday. Every swimmer recorded a new Best Time with huge time drops from the veterans. And a special THANK YOU to our meet officials Steve Good, Kate Good, Pete Reich and Eric Meier, and all volunteer timers for the event.

    Clap your hands for Colin Kingsley for his new LFSC Distance Duck record in the 11/12 Boys 1500. His time (17:41.99) was also an Illinois State and Open Age Group Record. Mary Grace King joined the record rush with a new 10&under Girls Illinois State and Open Record of 20:25.84. She just missed the Distance Duck record set by Rachel Stoehr in 2004 (20:24.56) in an un-sanctioned vent.

    "The Big Drop Award", given to swimmers who achieve the greatest time improvement, went to George Bentley and Anna Gates (1500 free), and to Thomas Holecek and Cassidy Meyer (400 free).

    The next Distance Duck Meet is set for mid-June, dates and details TBA. Check the links below for more information and results.

     

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    Sunday
    Dec132015

    Another Duck On Fire At The Duel In The Pool!

    Former LFSC Duck Matt Grevers sets a new World Record in the 100 back!

    Sunday
    Dec132015

    US Open Record for Conor Dwyer!

    Congratulations to former LFSC swimmer Conor Dwyer! US Open Record in the 200 free!