All new swimmers planning on joining the Baylor Swim Club for the 2018-2019 season must attend the New Swimmer Evaluation Placement either Tuesday or Wednesday, August 21 or 22 from (5:00-6:00 PM) at the Baylor School Natatorium (new swimmers only need to attend one of the evaluation days).
All new swimmers are required to have an evaluation to determine proper practice group placements.
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO– Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School Head Coach Dan Flack will lead the USA Men’s National Junior Team at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships Aug. 23-27 at the Damodar Aquatic Center in Suva, Fiji. Coach Flack has served on a number of National Junior Team staffs, and most recently last summer as an assistant coach on the FINA World Junior Team. He also served as an assistant on the 2011 FINA World Junior Team staff as well. Flack has placed five Baylor athletes on the USA Swimming National Junior Team over the last several years which include: Arden Pitman (2009), Spencer Rowe (2010), Kristen Vredeveld (2011), Sam McHugh (2013), and Trey Freeman (2016, 2017). Trey Freeman was on the 2017 FINA World Junior Team, while Kristen Vredeveld made the team back in 2011.
The Baylor Swimming staff conducted some extensive research to find the best possible updated site for our swim club. This will improve communication to our membership, update the site with the most modern web based technology which also includes a mobile friendly version, and most importantly will work as a way to promote the various programs offered at the Baylor Swim Club.
CHATTANOOGA, TN– Congratulations to all swimmers that competed in the 2018 CASL Bill Caulkins City Meet held at the Fort Oglethorpe City Swimming Pool on Friday and Saturday, July 13th and 14th. All Baylor Swim Club members that competed did an outstanding job and represented Baylor Swimming well. Please continue to talk up the Baylor Swim Club program, and we look forward to seeing some new faces this fall. You can find out more information about our year round competitive swimming program by visiting our JOIN BAYLOR SWIM CLUB PAGE.
CHATTANOOGA, TN– With her finish of the 20 Bridges Swim in Manhattan, NY, Baylor Tri-Masters Coach Jenny Smith has now officially completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming. Membership of the Triple Crown requires the authenticated completion of three famous marathon swims: 21 miles(33.7 km) across the English Channel between England and France, 20.2 miles (33 km) across the Catalina Channel in Southern California, USA, and 28.5 miles (45.8 km) around Manhattan Island in New York, USA. She completed these three swims in less than one year, and is now recognized by the World Open Water Swimming Association as the 174th athlete to complete the Triple Crown ultra-distance races.
KNOXVILLE, TN– This past weekend (July 19-23, 2018) over thirty Baylor Swim Club athletes competed at the Southeastern Swimming Long Course Championships. Over 800 athletes from the states of Tennessee, Alabama, and Florida competed at the Alan Jone Intercollegiate Aquatics Center and the UT Student Aquatics Center in Knoxville, TN. Leading the way for the Aqua Raiders were some outstanding performances from seventeen year old Addison Smith. Smith took the high point award for the senior girls age group with first place finishes in the 200 free (2:03.17), 400 free (4:21.59), 100 fly (1:02.68), and 400 IM (4:58.50). She also finished fourth overall in the 200 IM.