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LAGUARDIA AQUATIC CLUB, 31-10 THOMSON AVE. L.I.C., NY, 11101    (718) 482-5020  D_COCA@HOTMAIL.COM

 

 welcome
 

You are about to enter a TWISTER VORTEX, where HARD WORK is transformed into SWEET VICTORY.

The La Guardia Aquatic Club TWISTERS welcome YOU to our world of swimming.  Where, each day, the vortex of HARD WORK…SWEET VICTORY guides our decision-making and pulls us closer to each other, and every goal we hope to achieve.

Our ambitious model of training, competition and character building attracts swimmers of all cultures from the NY Metropolitan Region.  We welcome every motivated swimmer to join our enthusiastic, family-friendly swim team.

Our dedicated coaches, in pursuit of speed, reel out all the instruction and support a swimmer needs… to grow from novice to elite.

Join the TWISTERS. Let yourself be pulled into the whirling excitement of our program, as we train for individual and team-wide excellence. Water and life are sometimes treacherous; swimming will teach you how to navigate both safely.  But more than that, TWISTERS swimming will teach you what YOU are made of, physically and mentally… We invite YOU, to begin the journey of champions!

NEXT MEET: 2017 LCM JUNIOR OLYMPICS CHAMPIONSHIP, JULY 28 - 30, 2017 IN EISENHOWER

NEW WARM UP TIMES

SESSION

DAY

DATE

WARMUP

AGE

EVENTS

1

FRIDAY

07/28/2017

7:45.AM

10-U, 13-14

1 - 18

2

FRIDAY

07/28/2017

12:30 PM

11-12, 15-18

19 - 40

3

SATURDAY

07/29/2017

7:45 AM

10-U, 13-14

41 - 60

4

SATURDAY

07/29/2017

1:15 PM

11-12, 15-18

61 – 84

5

SUNDAY

07/30/2017

7:45 AM

10-U, 13-14

85 – 106

6

SUNDAY

07/30/2017

1:15 PM

11-12, 15-18

107 - 130

TICKETS ONLINE AT: http://www.longislandswimming.com/hosted-meets.html  Once on the page you will see to the right of the screen a tab to buy all Junior Olympic tickets.

 

TWISTERS SUMMER VACATION:

E GROUP: OFF MON, JULY 31ST (SECTIONAL SWIMMERS AUG 7TH);

BACK  MON AUG 21ST(PM IN LAGUARDIA)

A, B, C, D GROUPS: OFF MON AUG 14; BACK TUE, SEPT 5TH

PLEASE NOTE:

TUE AUG 29 TEAM BEACH PARTY

CORONA CLOSE FROM SEPT 5TH TO OCT 1ST (E GROUP AM IN LAGUARDIA)

 

THWISTERS LOOKING GOOD BEFORE SECTIONALS:
TWISTERS RETURN WITH CONFIDENCE FROM THE 2017 METS WHERE ALL SWAM AT LEAST ONE PERSONAL BEST. AMONG THOSE WHERE TEAM RECORDS IN 200/400 AND 1500 FREE GIRLS 13-14 AND OPEN BY ORLA EGAN (14), 100 FREE, 200 BACK AND 200 IM BY ANDY LEE (16) AND THE GIRLS OPEN 800 FREE RELAY.
 
EXPRESS MEET:
TWO MORE TEAM RECORDS DOWNED IN PREPARATION FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON: VANESSA CHONG (14) LOWER HER 100 FLY TIME WITH A FAST 1:03.52 AND ANDY LEE (16), SHAVED 0.03 SEC IN 100 FREE OF HIS 15-18 AND OPEN RECORDS WITH A 54.00 SWIM.
EVENT WINNERS: ETHAN MIAO (12) IN 50 FLY AND 100 FREE AND PUSING AVA (10) IN 50 BACK
 

FLYING HIGH:

WE DON'T JUST SWIM FAST, WE SOAR:  TEAM TRIP 2017 (MORE PICS)

 

TWISTERS BRING HOME ANOTHER TROPHY:

AFTER 2 FULL DAYS OF FAST RACING OUR SWIMMERS AMASSED 4730 POINTS TO WIN THE 2017 REDTAILS INTERNATIONAL BY A LANDSLIDE. ON INDIVIDUAL RANKINGS:

 10-U ZEE PANAMSERKHANG SECOND, NAOMI HORIUKI THIRD

11-12 AIZEL PUSING, THIRD

13-14 VANESSA CHONG FIRST, SEBASTIAN PAS SECOND

15-18 EMILY RODRIGUEZ FIRST, LARA YOUSSEF THIRD, ANDY LEE FIRST, DYLAN CANAVERAL SECOND

 

VANESSA GETS RECOGNITION:

ON JUNE  8-11, VANESSA CHONG ATTENDED THE PRESTIGIOUS EASTERN ZONE SELECT CAMP ON PENN STATE CAMPUS. SHE WAS ONE OF THE BEST 55 SWIMMERS FROM 13 STATES  INVITED TO PARTICIPATE AS A RECOGNITION OF HER SWIMMING PERFORMANCE

 

TWISTERS GO THE LONG WAY:

TWO MORE LONG DISTANCE RECORDS DOWN AT THE LONG ISLAND INVITE:

ORLA EGAN (14) COMPLETED THE TRIFECTA OWNING NOW THE 400, 800 AND 1500 FREE TEAM RECORDS FOR 13-14 AND OPEN CATEGORIES: HER BRAND NEW IN 1500 18.09.01 LOWERS HALF A MINUTE OF HER 13-14 FROM LAST YEAR 18:39.34 AND 15 SECONDS OFF THE OPEN CATEGORY 18:24.10 BY VICTORIA PONZO SINCE 2008

ANDY LEE (15) GOT INTO UNCHARTED TERITORY SWIMMING THE 1500 FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TEAM RECORD TIME OF 17:31.21 TO LOWER THE 15-18 AND OPEN MARKS OF 17:42.95 BY GEORGE MARTINEZ SINCE 2009 AND 17:41.33 BY MATT ZEZULA SINCE 2012


ORLA PROVES HER ENDURANCE:

ORLA EGAN (14) TOOK THE CHALLENGE OF THE 800 METER RACE TO BLAST TO THE 13-14 AND OPEN TEAM RECORDS AT THE CONDORS MEET: HER NEW MARK OF 9:13.34 IS ALSO A FUTURES CUT.

PREVIOUS TEAM RECORDS: 13-14 VANESSA CHONG 9:50.68 SINCE 2016,  AND OPEN 9:35.11 BY VICTORIA PONZO SINCE 2008!

 

FAST SWIMS AND MANY FRESH CUTS AT THE MEMORIAL DAY MEET IN ASPHALT GREEN

TENZIN PANAMSERKHANG (9), FIRST IN 50 FLY, SECOND IN 100 FLY AND 200 FREE, THIRD IN 200 IM

LARA YOUSSEF (14) FIRST IN 50 AND 100 FLY

ANDY LEE (15) FIRST IN 200 FREE AND 200 IM, SECOND IN 50 FREE AND 200 BREAST

OTHER TWISTERS ON THE PODIUM:

AVA PUSING (9), JOSHUA CHARIAH (9), NAOMI HORIUCHI (10), OWEN MIAO (10), AIZEL PUSING (11), ETHAN MIAO (12), VANESSA CHONG (14), EMILY RODRIGUEZ (15) AND DYLAN CANAVERAL (16)

 


TWO TEAM RECORDS LOWERED IN THE FIRST MEET OF THE SEASON:

ORLA EGAN (13) IN 400 FREE, WITH A 4:31.78 PERFORMANCE TAKES DOWN THE  13-14 AND OPEN :PREVIOUS RECORD 4:35.09 SINCE 2008 BY ANNIE ZHU

ANDY LEE (15) WON THE 100 FREE IN TEAM RECORD TIME OF 54.03 PREVIOUS 15-18 REC: 54.36 BY MATT ZEZULA SINCE 2014 AND OPEN BY AUSTIN PU 54.18 FROM THE SAME YEAR.


 


 

 

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