Lakeside Swim & Racquet Club offers its members excellent swimming opportunities through its 3 pools:
- a 25 yard recreation pool that has a 9 foot diving area with 2 low diving boards, and a swimming lane line for member relaxation swimming
- a 25 meter competition pool, with a 12 foot diving area with 2 low diving boards, and 6 lanes used for the competitive Hurricanes swimming team in competition with other swim clubs from the James River Aquatic Club league
- a 500 square foot wading pool devoted to the smallest of youngsters for their water pleasure
Throughout the summer season, there is a schedule of devoted periods during the day when adults have dedicated use of the competition pool without interruption from younger swimmers (Adult-Only Swim Times).
Please Note: The competition pool is closed to members' swimming during swim team practice; during the three home competitive swim meets, both the recreation and the competition pools are closed to members.
Swim Team's "SwimTopia" Website
The Swim Committee provides a website application called "SwimTopia" which is designed to offer several features, including swim team member online registrations, product sales, calendar & events management, historical maintenance of swimmers' performance records, and enhanced email communication with parents.
Online registration for the swim team is available from the SwimTopia website. To register your swimmer or for more detailed information on all the Hurricanes Swim Team subjects, please take this link:
Swim Team Coaches & Misc Swim Team Info
For the 2019 season, the Hurricanes Swim Team Coaches are:
just use this link: Lakeside Hurricanes Swim Team
Swim Team, Competitive Meet Schedule
Lakeside Swim & Racquet Club hosts the Lakeside Hurricanes competitive swim team, which competes in the James River Aquatic Club league of 19 teams. For more information on the swim team and its schedule of competition for the 2019 season, please take this link to the Club's SwimTopia website: Lakeside Hurricanes Swim Team
The 2019 JRAC Championships event was held on Wednesday, July 24th, at the Collegiate School's Aquatics Center, and the Lakeside Hurricanes finished in 11th place with a score of 320 points. That was a 3 places improvement over 2018. Westwood claimed the championship again, its 6th in a row; Southampton finished second, and Country Club of Virginia came in third.
Scheduled Swim Team Events
For full details on all the Hurricanes Swim Team events, follow this link: Lakeside Hurricanes Swim Team