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May 5, 2014 - Team Instrasquad - All Squads Participating - All Hands on Deck!
Team Instrasquad All Squads This Weekend ? May 10 th Indoor Aquatic Center - $10 9-11 - Officiating Clinic - WE NEED YOUR HELP One of the important keys to growing a club is getting new officials ...
May 4, 2014 - Golden Goggles Re-Cap
Relay of the Year Male 8-Under 100 Medley Relay MAL Championships Male 13-14 400 Freestyle Relay SC LSC Championships Male Open 400 Freestyle Relay SC Region 8 Sectionals Female 11-12 200 Medley Relay...
Apr 11, 2014 - NO SWIM TONIGHT- BRING ALL DRYLAND GEAR!
Asteroids, Eclipse, Elite, and Senior will not be swimming tonight. We will be spending the time outside doing body exercises and team building exercises. See you all there at 5:45PM.
Mar 26, 2014 - MV Swimposium - April 5th, 2014 - KC
Sorry for getting this out late! Please make plans to try and attend this great weekend about your chosen sport. Missouri Valley is hosting a Swimposium for all swimmers, parents, coaches, and offici...
Mar 10, 2014 - 49 New Team Records from Championship Season
Mar 8, 2014 - First Place Again
Our squad of 32 swimmers put on an awesome display of swimming and poured their hearts out during the three-day event. We took first place in the Medium Team Division and fourth overall. This is an...
Feb 25, 2014 - Former AAAA Swimmer and Lawrence Native Sets 200 Breaststroke American Record
Congrats to Emma Reaney for setting the American Record in the 200 Breaststroke with a time of 2:04.34. We are so proud of you. For some pictures and a video of the race, click here .
Feb 20, 2014 - Another Reason to Celebrate Our Success
The official results are in for the 2013 Swim-A-Thon and boy did AAAA rock! Our team was 8 th place in the 75-150-swimmer team division. This is our highest national finish ever and one we should...
Feb 10, 2014 - It Is a Big Deal
Whenever a team goes to a meet that is scored as a team competition and your team does well ? it is a big deal. It?s an even bigger deal when over 88% of those athletes who contributed to the total p...
Jan 15, 2014 - All-Star Recap
This past weekend featured great performances by 7 AAAA swimmers at the Annual Midwest All-Stars Meet here in Lawrence. The competition traveled from near and far as our LSC, Missouri Valley Swimming...
Jan 5, 2014 - Congrats to our All-Stars
AAAA Puts 7 Swimmers on All-Star Team The following AAAA swimmers were selected to the 2014 Missouri Valley Swimming All-Star team. They will compete against other teams from Colorado, Nebraska, So...
Dec 31, 2013 - Season Review 2013
Dec 11, 2013 - Lauren Amrein Signs with William Jewell
Lauren Amrein will be attending William Jewell College in Liberty, MO. She has earned the Presidential Scholarship for academics and will be swimming for the Cardinals. We have enjoyed Lauren on Ad As...
Dec 11, 2013 - Midwest Qualifier Recap
Not only did Ad Astra do a phenomenal job of hosting the Midwest Qualifier- we did just as well in the water. We had 44 athletes compete in the meet with many swimmers achieving new time standards. Th...
Dec 4, 2013 - Lucy Sirimongkhon-Dyck to UNO
Congrats to Lucy Sirimongkhon-Dyck on her commitment to swim at the University of Nebraska Omaha! We look forward to seeing great things from her at the next level after she graduates this spring. T...
Nov 22, 2013 - 61 Quad A Swimmers Compete in Intrasquad
What a great turnout for our make-up Trunk or Treat on Wednesday! We had 61 swimmers participate with several competing in their first sanctioned meet. This is a huge step in our program. Meet parti...
Nov 20, 2013 - Columbia Recap
Nov 13, 2013 - Katie Price Awarded Head Coach of the All-Star Team
Congrats to Katie for being awarded the job of Head Coach for the 2014 Missouri Valley All-Star team. She will lead over 75 swimmers from our LSC against some of the best swimmers from around the reg...
Nov 11, 2013 - Canaan Campbell Signing- Thursday November 14th
This Thursday November 14 th there is a special moment for one of our swimmers- Canaan Campbell. At 2:30PM Canaan will be signing his National Letter of Intent with Missouri State University. His s...
Nov 8, 2013 - NEW GEAR!
Nov 6, 2013 - Fall Round Up Recap
This past weekend we had great racing in Independence. It was a great warm-up meet for our upcoming meet in Columbia. We had 30 plus swimmers compete. We had the fastest 9-10 Boy, 9-10 Girl, and 11-12...
Oct 24, 2013 - Ad Astra Shines in the Little Apple
Ad Astra Shines in the Little Apple We had a great turnout for our first meet of the season in Manhattan. With 40 athletes Ad Astra came to race. We were the second largest team behind the host te...
Oct 23, 2013 - AAAA Senior Meet A Complete Success - 3 swimmers in top 20 in the country
What a great way to kick our season off! Our athletes that competed at the First Annual Senior Circuit meet raced hard against quality competition. The meet featured 5 of the areas fastest teams, ...
Oct 10, 2013 - Swim-A-Thon Schedule and Reminders
Swim-A-Thon Schedule OCTOBER 12 th , 2013 What to Bring to the Swim-A-Thon... Have your swimsuit on Caps- Red AAAA Cap Goggles (two just in case your pair breaks during the two hours) Equipment- S...
Oct 4, 2013 - THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE ATHLETES - Swim Swam
1) Show up Some of the best athletes I?ve known were good simply because they made swimming a priority. If there was practice, they were there ? it was that simple. Practice is practice for a reason...
Oct 4, 2013 - Canaan Campbell featured on SwimSwam
Canaan Campbell recently made a verbal commitment to Missouri State for his college choice. We are proud of Canaan and know that Missouri State will be a perfect fit for his next chapter in life. We w...
Sep 25, 2013 - Swim Notes on our Elite Athletes
Congrats to our Elite Athletes: Cierra Campbell was recognized last Friday at the Free State home game for her First Team All State Award and being 2nd Team All Metro. In addition, their relay was re...
Sep 25, 2013 - 20 HABITS OF ELITE SWIMMERS
Sep 23, 2013 - Congrats Chris Berry!
Congrats to Chris Berry- Our Week 2 Swim-A-Thon Winner! Chris had 12 different donations for his total collection in the Swim-A-Thon last week. Chris will be awarded an Autographed memorabilia from ...
Sep 23, 2013 - Week 3 Swim-A-Thon Challenge
THIS WEEKS CHALLENGE is a TEAM CHALLENGE... If Ad Astra has $5000 r aised online as a team we will have a pizza party for all those swimmers that have contributed to that team total. The pizza part...
Sep 15, 2013 - Congrats Maddie Dean!
Congratulations to Maddie Dean! Maddie Dean won the Week One Swim-A-Thon Challenge. She received the largest flat donation with the amount of $1310.00. Way to Go Maddie! There were also other A...
Sep 15, 2013 - AAAA Records Updated
Please take the time to view our updated records . Congrats to all of the new record holders from this past LCM season!
Sep 10, 2013 - Get Pumped for the Swim-A-Thon- Watch This!
Ad Astra Swimmers had a great time making this video to promote our 2013 Swim-A-Thon. Enjoy! Click the link below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyfBu6U-OsQ
Sep 10, 2013 - October Pre-Team is Open for Enrollment - Tell Your Friends
Did your child just pass Level 3 or 4 in Swim School? Was your child just starting to make great strides in the water? Want to continue your child?s development in the sport of swimming? AAAA?s P...
Aug 19, 2013 - Parent/Athlete Meeting
Get Informed NOW Parent/Athlete Meeting - Thursday August 29 th , 2013 Learn About?. Team Goals Schedules Meets Involvement ? and more Shooting Stars, Stars, Comets, Asteroids ? 5:45pm Eclipse, Se...
Aug 11, 2013 - Tryouts for Ad Astra will be Tuesday, August 27th, and Wednesday, August 28th
Lawrence's Premier Swim Organization We welcome you to come join Lawrence's only Athlete centered, Coach directed, Parent supported swim team. Our team prides itself in coaching and leadership that i...
Jul 18, 2013 - LUCKY IN LINCOLN
Jun 23, 2013 - Swimmers Compete in First Outdoor Meet
May 31, 2013 - Swimmers Achieve AAA Times at Rose Memorial
Over 30 athletes competed at the Rose Memorial swim meet in Lee's Summit on May 17-19 th . This was our second long course meet of the season without training long course meters. Our team did except...
May 6, 2013 - Ad Astra Swimmers Compete at Voorhees-Maxfield
Ad Astra competed in it?s first long course meet of the year last weekend in Topeka. This was the first time we had seen long course meters as a team. There were over 660 swimmers in attendance at t...
Apr 15, 2013 - Banquet Winners and Recap
Apr 9, 2013 - How to Get Young Swimmers to Eat Well
3/12/2013 By Jill Castle, MS, RD Parents and coaches want their swimmers to feel good, eat well and perform to their best ability. But that?s not always easy to accomplish when you have growing bodies...
Mar 29, 2013 - Top 5 Recovery Snacks for Swimmers
By Chris Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD A young swimmer asked me about after-practice recovery snacks, specifically if she needed a special product marketed as an ?after? workout recovery drink. She didn?t...
Mar 17, 2013 - Championship Season Recap: D2, D1, and Sectionals
Feb 19, 2013 - 2013 Meet Schedule
The following is our meet schedule for the summer. I will also post it in the news section on the website so you can look there for reference. We have chosen the meets that we think are best for the...
Feb 19, 2013 - 8 and Unders Shine at MAL Championships
We had six 8 and Under swimmers compete at the 8 and Under MAL Championship Meet in Gladstone, MO. There were 187 swimmers (Record High) competing at this meet. The meet started out with a parade of...
Feb 19, 2013 - Ad Astra Starts Championship Season on High Note
Feb 7, 2013 - Ainsley Krug Leads the Way at COOL and Ad Astra Has Several First Moments
Ainsley Krug Leads the Way at COOL and Ad Astra Has Several ?First? Moments Over 600 athletes participated in the COOL Rock the Blocks Meet. We had 28 athletes compete for Ad Astra. The weekend ...
Jan 17, 2013 - Ad Astra Well Represented at All-Stars
Team Missouri Valley placed second at this year?s All-Star swim meet behind Team Colorado, 1,953 to 1,218. It was a great showing and AAAA played its part. Ad Astra had 11 swimmers compete this pa...
Jan 16, 2013 - AAAA Started the New Year with Fast Swimming at True Blue
Over 50 Swimmers for Ad Astra started the New Year at True Blue Igloo Meet in Topeka Kansas. The swimmers were ready to race after a hard two weeks of Holiday Training. The training paid off as we h...
Jan 11, 2013 - BOD Meeting
7:30pm Buchner's House - January 17th
Jan 4, 2013 - It's Never Too Late to Celebrate
It is never too late to celebrate a successful Swim-A-Thon... The AAAA Swim-A-Thon Awards Ceremony will take place on Wednesday January 16th at 6PM in the Indoor Aquatic Center. We will hand out cer...
Jan 3, 2013 - New Group Standards For the Start of AAAA Spring Season
As Ad Astra Area Aquatics grows, we want to continue to advance the structures of our Squads. This is a natural and necessary step in club growth. In our case, team growth and progress has been acce...
Jan 2, 2013 - AAAA Top 10 Performances of SCY Season
AAAA Top 10 Performances of the Season - Revised 01-03-2013
Jan 2, 2013 - Ad Astra License Plates For Sale
We have some Ad Astra license plates for sale for $10 to make your car look snazzy. A big thanks to Adam Florence for having these made. Just find Patrick after workout to obtain one of these beaut...
Jan 1, 2013 - 2012 World Rankings and All Time Top 100 Performers
2012 Review World Rankings All Time Top 100 Women By Age Group LCM All Time Top 100 Men By Age Group LCM All Time Top 100 Women By Age Group SCY All Time Top 100 Men By Age Group SCY
Dec 28, 2012 - Frosty Frolic Recap
Several of our swimmers competed at Frosty Frolic on December 8 th in Lawrence, KS. We finally received the results, so it is time to recognize those that competed. We had two Ad Astra Swimmers t...
Dec 28, 2012 - 11 AAAA Swimmers Will Compete in Midwest All-Star Meet
Would you please join me in congratulating the eleven swimmers that will represent AAAA in the Midwest All-Star Meet on January 12-13 th . These swimmers were selected from over 200 athletes from ...
Dec 20, 2012 - Sledding Party At KU
Some swimmers are meeting at KU to go sledding at 11. Hope to see you by the stadium!
Dec 17, 2012 - Ad Astra Has Strong Showing at Level 1's & Level 2's
Ad Astra competed two weekends in December at the Midwest Level 1 and Level 2 Championships. We had 27 swimmers compete at Level 1's in Topeka and 46 swimmers compete at Level 2's in Lawrence. At ...
Dec 4, 2012 - Online MVS All-Star Application is Open
Athletes that wish to participate in this meet are encouraged to submit the online Meet Entry form listed on the MVS Website. The form must be received by the All-Star Team's Head Coach NO LATER TH...
Dec 4, 2012 - BOD MTG
This Thursday at 7:30PM Buchner's House BOD Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month.
Nov 26, 2012 - Ad Astra Finishes 3rd Overall at Jim Devine Invitational
Nov 13, 2012 - Minnesota Grand Prix Update
Anyone who has questions about the future of USA Swimming needs only to peruse the results from this past weekend. At the Minneapolis Grand Prix, Missy Franklin dominated the meet and swam to a number...
Nov 13, 2012 - Ad Astra Goes Above and Beyond!
Ad Astra Goes Above and Beyond in 2012 Swim-A-Thon Quad A reached another milestone this year as we raised $9448 total for the 2012 Swim-A-Thon. This was a total team effort and a huge congrats to ...
Nov 7, 2012 - October Meet Recaps
Recap of October Meets The Ad Astra swimmers were busy competing during the month of October. We attended the Blue Wave Invitational and the Spooktacular Meet hosted by COOL. Congratulations to ...
Nov 1, 2012 - BOD MTG
7:30pm Buchner's House
Oct 28, 2012 - Drum Roll Please...Congrats Evan Dusselier
Thank you to everyone that has already turned in your Swim-A-Thon donations and pledges. We are still missing packets from swimmers that participated in the event. In order to participate in the awa...
Oct 24, 2012 - Annual Meeting Recap
You can find the pdf of our meeting here .
Oct 16, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon and Parent Meeting- This Saturday!
The Swim-A-Thon is almost here! This Saturday our 3rd Annual Swim-A-Thon will take place at the Indoor Aquatic Center. The Swim-A-Thon starts at 9:00AM. Please be there by 8:50AM. While the swim...
Oct 15, 2012 - Week 4 Winners
Congrats to the following swimmers that achieved the Week 4 Challenge. The team went above and beyond the expectations. We not only had one swimmer achieve the challenge, but we had 10 swimmers! Cad...
Oct 8, 2012 - Week 4 Swim-A-Thon Challenge
This week's challenge is the hardest of all Swim-A-Thon Challenges. WEEK 4 SWIM-A-THON CHALLENGE: This week's award will go to the swimmer(s) who acquire $1 per lap/length. Email Coach Katie i...
Oct 8, 2012 - Week 3 Winners Will Enjoy a Pizza Party! Congrats!
Thank you to all those that emailed their current total donations. There were 40 Swimmers that helped achieve the $2500 Week 3 Challenge. All 40 of you will be enjoying a Pizza Party this week. More d...
Oct 4, 2012 - Over 100 Best Times Achieved at First Meet of the Season
Quad A had 39 athletes compete in the first meet of the season at the NLU Sprint Decathlon. We had several firsts for the team and several small successes for each athlete. Overall we had over 74% b...
Oct 2, 2012 - BOD Meeting
BOD Meeting Thursday at 7:30pm, Buchners
Oct 2, 2012 - LCM Records are Updated
Click under Records Tab and select the LCM selections to see the current LCM records for AAAA.
Oct 1, 2012 - Congrats Brittany, Maddie and Trent!
Congratulations to Brittany, Maddie, and Trent There were three winners for Week 2 Swim-A-Thon: Brittany Archer had the highest number of pledges for week two with 9 different pledges/donations. M...
Oct 1, 2012 - Quote of the Week
Quote of the Week: ?Your future depends on many things, but mostly yourself.? ~Frank Tyger, Philosopher
Oct 1, 2012 - Week 3 Swim-A-Thon TEAM Challenge
Week 3 Swim-A-Thon Challenge: TEAM CHALLENGE Can WE reach a team total of $2500 of flat donations by Friday? We will combine the total amount of swimmer's flat donation pledges. If we reach $250...
Sep 30, 2012 - It's not where you are, it's who you are
I believe too many athletes, parents, and coaches feel that in order to be successful, you have to have a strong, like-minded group with which to train -- or at least one or two solid "training partne...
Sep 29, 2012 - About our LSC (Past and Future)
This past weekend, our LSC had our Coaches and House of Delegates Meeting. These meetings take place in the Fall and Spring. For those of you who do not know, I sit on the Executive Board for Missou...
Sep 28, 2012 - Remember......to get FAST
Remember......to get FAST: You HAVE to work on your STROKE TECHNIQUE everyday! and You HAVE to TRAIN HARD everyday! and You Have to GET STRONGER in & out of the pool, multiple times per week! and Yo...
Sep 24, 2012 - Quote for the Week
Quote of the Week: ?Compromise is the cancer of achievement? ~Bill Sweetenham
Sep 24, 2012 - Week 2 Swim-A-Thon Challenge
Week 2 Swim-A-Thon Challenge: This week?s challenge is the highest number of pledges and donations thus far (Not dependent on amount of money- just number of pledges and donations). Deadline: ...
Sep 24, 2012 - WEEK ONE WINNERS
Congrats to the following swimmers that collected the largest flat donations for Week 1: $105 - Janet Stefanov and Nicholas Stefanov $100- Iris Sherron, Payton Krug, Lauren Amrein, and J.T. Amrein $6...
Sep 20, 2012 - STATE OF THE SPORT 2012 - USA SWIMMING
Download the USA Swimming Recap letter for our sport here .
Sep 17, 2012 - Week One Swim-A-Thon Challenge
Each week leading up the Swim-A-Thon we will have weekly challenges. The challenges will keep the swimmers motivated and focused. It will keep them excited and teach them about achieving goals. WEE...
Sep 17, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Prizes
Swim-A-Thon Prizes
Sep 16, 2012 - Parent Letter about Swim-A-Thon
Dear AAAA Parents and Families, AAAA will be running a SWIM-A-THON® to help raise money for the club. USA SWIMMING sponsors the SWIM-A-THON® and will help us throughout the process. I have attache...
Sep 16, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Basic Information
1. What is a Swim?A?Thon ®? Swim?a?Thon® is a fundraiser in which participants earn money for their team by swimming lengths of the pool. Swimmers have a two?hour period to swim a maximum of 200 le...
Sep 14, 2012 - Using the Web Tutorials on TeamUnify
Our TeamUnify site works for us! It is a great tool for our team. I want to make everyone aware of the Tutorials under My Account > My Tutorials. To learn more, please click the link below. LEARN M...
Sep 10, 2012 - SPA Meet Cancelled- Replaced with Blue Wave
Dear AAAA Families, We received word from SPA that their meet has to be moved a couple of weeks later due to a facility issue. While this has been a meet that we have planned to attend, the resc...
Sep 10, 2012 - Team Suit Avaliable
Dear AAAA Families, For those of you that have not purchased a racing suit or a practice suit, we are now offering team suits to be purchased through the team website. It is being offered at a tea...
Sep 3, 2012 - AAAA September Schedule - All Groups
Click here for the September calendar.
Aug 29, 2012 - Board Meeting - Sept. 6th 7pm
Board Meeting - Sept. 6th @ 7pm Buchner's House
Aug 18, 2012 - Fall Apparel Order
Get your AAAA Gear Today! Forms will be handed out at practice or you can print order forms from online. Click Here- Order Forms - (You must be logged on to view order form) THERE IS A 8.85% SALES TA...
Aug 15, 2012 - Practice Schedule Aug 20th-Aug 31st
Dear AAAA Families, After meeting with the city and Lawrence Indoor Aquatic director, the following is the schedule that we will use for the first two week of practices for all AAAA groups. The f...
Aug 6, 2012 - Zones Indiana - Still Swimming Fast!
It was such a great pleasure to come back to my home pool in my home town and see such fast swimming by AAAA swimmers in a setting where I used to train and compete myself. In short, we rocked at th...
Aug 2, 2012 - Please Read- AAAA Fall Updates
Dear AAAA Families, As the end of summer is around the corner and school is about to get started, we want to take this time to send out important information in regards to AAAA. Our team accomplis...
Aug 2, 2012 - Join AAAA 2012! Swim Team Tryouts - Tell Your Friends
We welcome you to come join Lawrence's only Athlete centered, Coach directed, Parent supported swim team. Our third season as a team aims to be better than ever! There are three days to come tryout ...
Jul 31, 2012 - AAAA Takes Home 1st Place in Medium Team Division
Ad Astra Area Aquatics made history at DI's this weekend - establishing a milestone for our club which will now go down in the record books. For the first time, AAAA finished 3rd in overall combined...
Jul 25, 2012 - Get Pumped for D1's!
It is time to get pumped up for D1 Championships here in Lawrence, KS starting Friday morning at the Indoor Aquatic Center! With 37 athletes competing for AAAA, we are ready to take it to the next l...
Jul 23, 2012 - D2 Athletes Shine in Lawrence
The D2 results from our AAAA athletes have set the bar high for our next championship meet this upcoming weekend. The 22 athletes that competed in D2?s were positive, swam personal best times, quali...
Jul 22, 2012 - Sectional Update Summer 2012 -- Great Meet!
Sectional Update Summer 2012 We had a very productive meet in Columbia this past week and had fun time swimming well. It is arguably the best sectional meet we have had as a group at AAAA. We had a ...
Jul 12, 2012 - Hot Weekend= Impressive Results from AAAA
The high temperatures brought impressive results for AAAA swimmer?s that participated in Wave The Wheat over the past weekend. It was our highest attended meet of the summer and we did a great job re...
Jul 10, 2012 - AAAA Takes Home Small Team Champion Title in Lincoln
AAAA Takes Home Small Team Champion Title in Lincoln AAAA made a statement in Lincoln at the Capitol City Classic on June 21-24. The 20 swimmers that attended help AAAA take home 1st place for S...
Jul 6, 2012 - Team Dinner on July 11th
When: Wednesday, July 11th Where: Godfather's Pizza Time: After the Intrasquad- (around 5:30 or 6PM) Price: Pizza, Salad, Dessert Pizza Buffet, and Water for $5 **All children 10 & Under $3 Beverag...
Jul 6, 2012 - Reflections on Trials
The Olympic Trials is the most intense sports event in the world. It?s steel sharpening steel. Just by qualifying, you?re in the 1% club. And the rest of us ? the 99% -- don?t mind celebrating swimmin...
Jul 5, 2012 - AAAA Baldwin in the News!
Thanks for all you are doing Alaina!
Jun 20, 2012 - From Lawrence to Lincoln- Meet Preview
Jun 18, 2012 - The Storms Did Not Stop AAAA at Beach Bash
Beach Bash Recap The weather didn't put a damper on AAAA's swimming at the 2012 Beach Bash. We had 40 athletes compete in the meet in Topeka and it was a perfect way to kick off the month of June fo...
Jun 11, 2012 - Fun With Comets, Stars and Catch-All
Thanks for a great time last week!
Jun 11, 2012 - Fun In Omaha
Our two Olympic hopefuls had fun checking out the Trials pool this past weekend. Both Katie and Molly turned in great performances and we had a blast seeing the great facility. Molly was top 8 in th...
May 29, 2012 - Early Bird Meet Recap
Early Bird Recap AAAA continued to swim personal best times, qualify for D2?s and D1?s, and qualify for Zones and Speedo Sectionals as we competed at the Early Bird Meet on Mother?s Day Weekend. 21 AA...
May 9, 2012 - AAAA Lawrence Summer Schedule
Schedule *Catch-All Group: LIAC Monday-Thursday ? 6-7pm *This is a simple workout on paper used for make-up purposes only MEETS June 1-3 Beach Bash Topeka, KS All Should Attend! June 9-11 Iron Ma...
May 8, 2012 - AAAA Successful at First Meet of the Season
Successful Meet at Vorhees Maxfield On April 28 and 29th, twenty-three AAAA swimmers competed in our first meet of the season in Topeka. There were over 600 swimmers around the area that competed in t...
May 8, 2012 - News For Swim Parents
Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 What?s We Do In Age Group and Stroke School Practice Written by the ASCA Staff (Who actua...
Apr 22, 2012 - Golden Goggle Award Winners
Thanks to everyone that attended tonight?s celebration. The 2nd Annual Golden Goggle Awards were a success, and we were happy that we could take time to celebrate a successful 2011-2012 season. For ...
Apr 16, 2012 - Lawrence Swim School Online Enrollment
Hello AAAA Families: Many of you know people wanting to get started in swimming and with AAAA. The first step in a swimming career is getting enrolled into a proper lesson program. AAAA is affiliate...
Mar 18, 2012 - Star Bits
Emma Competes at NCAAs - Congrats to Emma Reaney for her performances at the NCAA Championships this past weekend. She earned All-American honors in three events 200 IM (9th, 1:55.67), 100 Breast (11...
Mar 15, 2012 - AAAA Domination at D1's
AAAA Domination at D1's AAAA went above and beyond the expectations at Division 1?s in Topeka this past weekend. Competing against 32 other teams in the LSC, AAAA finished 4th behind KCB, CSC, and TS...
Mar 6, 2012 - Great Job at Jenks! Way to go AAAA!
AAAA sent its largest group ever and had a strong showing at the 2012 Speedo Sectionals in Jenks, OK. We took 15 athletes to Jenks, OK and competed against 600 top athletes from the Midwest. Our team ...
Mar 5, 2012 - AAAA Starts Championship Season on High Note at D2's
AAAA Starts Championship Season on High Note at D2's The past two weekends have been filled with fast and fun swimming. AAAA started the championship season on a high note. Mary Reed Weston, Simone He...
Feb 20, 2012 - New Team Sponsor
Have you heard? Ad Astra has an awesome new team sponsor. We are pleased to officially announce GodFather?s Pizza as our new partner. They will be our headquarters for team dinners throughout the y...
Feb 12, 2012 - Great Finish at Grand Prix
We had a fantastic finish at Grand Prix. Katie Price placed top 8 in her 200 Breaststroke and lowered her previous best in this event to a 2:33.83 on the day. What a fantastic accomplishment! Carra...
Feb 10, 2012 - Katie makes her Trial Cut in Prelims
Our very own Katie Price swam her 100 Breaststroke in a time of 1:11.96 this morning at the Missouri Grand Prix meet. This time qualifies her for the Olympic Trials, alongside her 200 Breaststroke eve...
Feb 10, 2012 - AAAA Recognized as a Level 2 Club by USA Swimming
We have been recognized as a Level 2 Club by USA Swimming! About the Program
Feb 7, 2012 - Team Dinner at Godfather's Pizza
When: Thursday, February 16th Where: Godfather's Pizza Time: 7:15PM (After practice) Price: Pizza, Salad, Dessert Pizza Buffet, and Water for $6 **All children 10 & Under $3 Beverages besides water a...
Feb 3, 2012 - FINIS Racing Suits -70% OFF
As we are just a couple weeks away from the Championship Season, we want to make sure everyone has their Championship Suits taken care of. If you are still looking please be aware that the Hydropeed ...
Feb 2, 2012 - Katie Named Head Age Group Coach
Hello AAAA Family We are pleased to announce formally that Katie Price has been named Head Age Group Coach of Ad Astra Area Aquatics. This is a huge step for our club and is a true mark of how far we...
Jan 24, 2012 - Christie, Venters Lead AAAA at All-Star Meet
Christie, Venters lead AAAA at All-Star Meet Seven AAAA Swimmers joined Missouri Valley Swimming in the Midwest 2012 All-Star Meet here in Lawrence, Kansas. Daniel Christie was our top finisher, a...
Jan 23, 2012 - Upcoming Meets - Sign up NOW!
Upcoming Meets: We have a lot of great meets coming up that we would like Ad Astra swimmers to attend. Sign up online today! The meets are listed below: · Saturday Afternoon Only- February 4...
Jan 10, 2012 - True Blue
We had a ton of success at True Blue this past weekend. A ton of best times, meet records, club records and new cuts highlighted the weekend. We had new swimmers, old swimmers and college swimmers at...
Dec 27, 2011 - Bring a Friend to Practice Day is Jan 2nd, 3rd & 4th
Please tell your pals about AAAA! Lawrence?s Premier Swim Program invites you to see what the excitement is about. Home to 3 Olympic Trial qualifiers -- the most in town! Please bring a suit, towel ...
Dec 17, 2011 - Congrats to our All-Stars!
The following AAAA swimmers were selected to the Missouri Valley Swimming Allstar team that will compete against other teams from Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota and Iowa at the January...
Dec 17, 2011 - Smile
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Dec 13, 2011 - Level 1 and Frosty Frolic Recap
Great job at the meets this past weekend. At Level 1s, we continued our strong swimming and had a ton of season bests. Highlights included Jarod Arroyo winning High Point and Heather Cistola earning ...
Dec 7, 2011 - Speedo Pace Club
I came by this website recently -- perhaps I am the late person -- and I really liked some of the features. Take a look at some of the interviews and let me know what you think. I suggest Coach Urba...
Dec 6, 2011 - Level 2 Update
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Dec 2, 2011 - Emma Breaks School Record at Notre Dame
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Notre Dame women's swimmer Emma Reaney got the OSU Invitational off to a bang on Friday morning as the freshman shattered the school record in the 200 individual medley, lowering...
Nov 28, 2011 - CSC Meet Great!
Sorry for the late posting on this -- but we rocked in Columbia! Please check out the results here . Look for more info on how we did soon! Let's get pumped for our mid-season meets. See everyone...
Nov 22, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon Awards Banquet Information
AAAA Swim-A-Thon® Awards Ceremony When: Monday, November 28, 2011 Where: Indoor Aquatic Center (on bleachers) Time: 5:45PM What: Swimmers will be awarded their certificates, pins, and prizes. Do...
Nov 21, 2011 - AAAA Parent Education Series 5 of 5
5 of 5 AAAA Parent Education Series The most important thing you can do as the parent of a swimmer is to love and support your child, both in and out of the pool. This support is a key factor in foste...
Nov 21, 2011 - Thanks, but….
Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 I received two sets of ?Thank you?s? from parents on one day a while ago. That?s a rare th...
Nov 13, 2011 - Another AAAA Swimmer to Trials!
Ad Astra Area Aquatics will have another representative at the 2012 Olympic Trial this summer in Omaha, Nebraska. This past Saturday evening, Katie Price finished 10th overall in the 200 Breaststroke...
Nov 12, 2011 - Way to Go Katie!
Congrats to Katie for dropping over a second and placing top 16 in her 100 Breast at the Minnesota Grand Prix. This meet features over 30 National Team members and 16 Olympic Medalists this year... w...
Nov 10, 2011 - Parking for KU Swim Meet
Parking for the meet is Lot 34 (behind computer center, east of Robinson).
Nov 9, 2011 - Comet's Pizza Party Make-Up Date
Comet Parents and Swimmers: We are still going to celebrate the Comet's success with their Pizza Party on Monday, November 14th. We will swim for the firt 30 minutes and celebrate for the remainder of...
Nov 9, 2011 - Updates for this week
A few reminders for this week and beyond... Friday Workout - KU Swim Meet There is NO PRACTICE this Friday -- We are instead attending the KU vs. MU Swim Meet at Robinson Natatorium . The meet starts...
Nov 4, 2011 - Read All About It- AAAA Raises $7,500 at Swim-A-Thon
Nov 2, 2011 - TRUNK OR TREAT MEET RECAP
TRUNK OR TREAT=SUCCESS It was another successful weekend for Ad Astra Swimming. 34 swimmers participated in the Truck or Treat Meet in Topeka. Not only did we enjoy lots of candy, we also had severa...
Oct 24, 2011 - Spectacular at Spooktacular
Oct 18, 2011 - Orange Leaf Spooktacular Pump Up Party
When: After workout on Friday around 7:15pm (we will try and get out early with Asteroids and Eclipse around 7 or so) Where: Orange Leaf Why: To get ready for our meet this Saturday! Who: Anyone ca...
Oct 18, 2011 - AAAA Parent Education Series 4 of 5
4 of 5 AAAA Parent Education Series The most important thing you can do as the parent of a swimmer is to love and support your child, both in and out of the pool. This support is a key factor in foste...
Oct 13, 2011 - Steve Jobs Everybody
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Oct 11, 2011 - Annual Meeting Presentation and Swim-A-Thon
Did you miss the Annual Meeting? Please log-in to your AAAA website account and scroll down the Club Info tab to find a pdf of the presentation. Thanks.
Oct 10, 2011 - Successful Swim-A-Thon In the Books
I want to thank all of you that participated in the Swim-A-Thon. We had several swimmers reach their personal goals in lengths and in money. We are also on track to accomplish our team goal. I want ...
Oct 10, 2011 - AAAA Parent Education Series 3 of 5
Oct 7, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon is almost here!
PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE FOR THE SWIM-A-THON! This is a reminder that this weekend (Saturday the 8th) is our Swim-A-Thon and Annual Meeting for AAAA. The schedule goes like this: 9-11AM Swim - Elit...
Oct 6, 2011 - AAAA Parent Education Series 2 of 5
Oct 5, 2011 - AAAA Parent Education Series 1 of 5
Oct 3, 2011 - Congrats to Stephen Pendry
WEEK 3 SWIM-A-THON WINNER STEPHEN PENDRY Stephen collected a pledge for $2 per length. Way to Go Stephen!
Oct 3, 2011 - Week 4 Swim-A-Thon Challenge
FINAL CHALLENGE for the SWIM-A-THON WEEK 4 CHALLENGE: This week's award goes to the swimmer(s) who has raised the most money in the past four weeks. Add your flat donations up and email Coach Katie ...
Sep 26, 2011 - Please Note Swim-a-thon Time Change
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Sep 26, 2011 - Week 3 Swim-A-Thon Challenge
This week's challenge is the hardest of all Swim-A-Thon Challenges. WEEK 3 SWIM-A-THON CHALLENGE: This week's award will go to the swimmer(s) who acquire $2 per lap/length. Email Coach Katie if your ...
Sep 26, 2011 - Heather Cistola Wins Week 2 Challenge
Congrats to Heather Cistola for winning the Week 2 Swim-A-Thon Challenge. Heather collected 61 different individual pledges. Way To Go Heather!
Sep 21, 2011 - Becoming a USA Swimming Official
Do You Want to Try Something Different to Help Ad Astra Area Aquatics? We need more officials! It takes several officials to have an ?official? meet so the times that the kids swim count as official ...
Sep 19, 2011 - WEEK 2 SWIM-A-THON CHALLENGE
Week 2 Swim-A-Thon Challenge: Highest Number of Pledges collected by Friday (Not Dependent on amount of money donated. The pledges can be from Start Date- not just during this week) Deadline: Friday ...
Sep 18, 2011 - Congrats to Heather Cistola
CONGRATS TO HEATHER CISTOLA - WINNER OF WEEK 1 SWIM-A-THON CHALLENGE Congrats to Heather Cistola for collecting the largest flat donation. Heather collected a $75.01 donation from one individual. ...
Sep 14, 2011 - Change in Pricing for Sweatshirt Order
Please be advised that the cost for the SweatShirts is $18 due to the rising cost of cotton.
Sep 12, 2011 - WEEK 1 SWIM-A-THON Challenge
WEEK 1 SWIM-A-THON CHALLENGE Challenge: Largest Flat Donation Deadline: Friday, September 16 *Email Coach Katie with Largest Flat Donation*
Sep 11, 2011 - Parent Social at Wayne and Larry's This Friday
This social is a time to kick back, relax and have fun with the AAAA family, parents only please . Please plan on attending this fun event at Wayne & Larry's located next to Royal Crest Bowling Alle...
Sep 7, 2011 - Asteroids, Comets, Stars Meeting tonight
Meetings This Week and Beyond! TONIGHT! - Stars, Comets and Asteroids Group Meeting*: September 7 th FRIDAY - Eclipse, Senior and Elite Group Meeting*: September 9 th * Please make a note to try...
Sep 2, 2011 - Meet The Coaches
Welcome to the new AAAA season of swimming! Here is a little bit about our coaches. We are here to support your needs. If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting, and oth...
Aug 18, 2011 - Up and Coming Meetings and Gatherings
MEETINGS (put them on your calendars now ) These have changed since I forgot the 5 th is Labor Day. So please write the following dates on your calendar and plan on attending these meetings and soc...
Aug 13, 2011 - Zone Swimmers -- Great job!
Congrats to the following Zone participants: Cierra Campbell (50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 400 free, 1500 free), Claire Campbell (50 free and 100 free), Emily Venters (50 free, 100 free, 400 free, 50 ...
Aug 10, 2011 - Board Meeting the 15th
What: AAAA Board Meeting When: Monday, August 15th Time: 6pm Where: The Buchner's House
Aug 7, 2011 - Calling all Athletes to the AAAA Tryout
Aug 1, 2011 - One Amazing Weekend
The Division 1 Championship meet was quite possibly the most successful meet AAAA has ever had. I am so proud of this team and the great families on AAAA. In the Medium team division, we placed fir...
Jul 26, 2011 - First Two Championship Meets Awesome
Congrats to the participants of the D2 and Sectional meets this past weekend. It is obvious that many of our athletes have been working very hard this summer. For complete results for these meets, p...
Jul 25, 2011 - Let's Cool Off and Pump Up With Some Orange Leaf
After eating a healthy dinner with your families, let's head over for a treat at Orange Leaf. This will be a great time to bond and get ready for D1s this weekend. Where: Orange Leaf When: Thursday -...
Jul 7, 2011 - July 7th AM Workout Cancelled
There is no way we will get in the water this morning. Practice is cancelled for all groups. Becky's dryland is also Cancelled. I will post a makeup time/location for Eclipse and Elite for the afte...
Jun 28, 2011 - AAAA Takes Indiana By Storm
The first team travel trip for AAAA was a complete blast! We got off to a rough start on Wednesday when we could not get our rental van, but we remained ?optimistic? and got to Indiana during the ear...
Jun 28, 2011 - Championship Time
As Championship time approaches, please take the time to make sure of the following things: Mom and Dad Are your kids signed up for the appropriate meets Are you getting your child to workout Are you ...
Jun 7, 2011 - Beach Bash Blast
We had some fun in the sun this past weekend in Topeka. Lots of new D1s, D2s and even some Zone Cuts! Great job AAAA. Next stop... Indiana. RESULTS
Jun 7, 2011 - Missouri Valley's "All Academic Team"
Submit an application for Missouri Valley's "All Academic Team" using this form. Deadline for submission is August 30th of each year. Eligibility requirements can be found at the bottom of the form. P...
Jun 7, 2011 - Ad Astra Area Aquatics is on Facebook!
Check out the Ad Astra Area Aquatic Facebook Page! Just click on the Facebook icon to the left (and don't forget to "Like" us!) Many fun pictures have been posted this week. Enjoy!
Jun 1, 2011 - The All New Summer League Team In Baldwin!
Thanks to those who came out to the first day of swimming for the summer Baldwin team -- the new extension of AAAA! We had a fun day meeting each other and getting wet. Tell your friends and neighbo...
May 31, 2011 - HELP NEEDED - please sign up to volunteer for the Ironman!!
WE ONLY HAVE 5 PEOPLE SIGNED UP FOR SUNDAY'S EVENT! Please check your calendar - don't be afraid to sign up for more than one shift!! Signup to help at the K-SWISS Ironman Kansas 2011 ! There are t...
May 27, 2011 - Thank you from the Reimers
Dear Ad Astra Area Aquatics, We want to thank you all for your care and concern for our son, Matthew, at this time. Thank you for organizing the fundraiser at Orange Leaf and for all your hard work a...
May 26, 2011 - Ironman Volunteer Opportunities
Please **signup to help at the K-SWISS Ironman Kansas 2011 ! There are two opportunities to volunteer: 1. Wednesday, June 8th (6pm until finisheded - 2 to 3 hours) Bag Stuffing - prepare giveaway b...
May 16, 2011 - Dual Participation in Swimming for Kansas
The following section of section of HB2182 discusses the dual participation rule adopted for Kansas as related to swimming. Many people have worked hard for this over the past few years to see this ...
May 16, 2011 - Bowling FUNdraiser a success!
THANKS to everyone who bowled, helped or donated baked goods, the event was a success - we raised $1,653.50! Added to the proceeds from Orange Leaf, we have raised almost $2,200 for Matt and his ...
May 10, 2011 - Don't Forget Orange Leaf tonight!
A hot day and a hard workout makes it a perfect evening for frozen yogurt at Orange Leaf! And even better...from 6-10pm, 20% of the proceeds go to help Matt! Hope to see you there!
May 8, 2011 - A FUNdraiser for a member of our AAAA family
We are hosting a fundraiser to suppor Matt - one of our STARS swimmers. Matt Reimer, a second-grader at Deerfield Elementary school, has been diagnosed with X-Linked Childhood Adrenoleukodystrophy (...
May 8, 2011 - Thanks to all who participated in the Lawrence Arthritis Walk!
A beautiful day, exercise, face painting and McDuff - doesn't get much better than that! Thanks to all who helped! Look for more pictures on the Ad Astra Area Aquatics Facebook page - what! - yes, t...
May 3, 2011 - Great First Meet
We had a great first meet at Voorhees-Maxfield in Topeka! See the results here: http://results.teamunify.com/mvstsa/ The summer is short -- sign up for all of our summer meets today!
Apr 11, 2011 - A Great Night at the First Annual AAAA Golden Goggle Awards
Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Golden Goggle Awards last night. We had a great time with each other revisiting the past year, having some laughs and recognizing some of the great accomplish...
Apr 2, 2011 - Wall of Fame
AAAA athletes do a whole lot more than just swim; they are active in their schools and communities as well. Read more under our Wall Of Fame tab and don't forget to stop and congratulate our swimmers...
Mar 31, 2011 - Swim School Enrollment Starts April 1st
Many of you may have seen our brochures and flyers for 2011 lessons starting to circulate around town. We wanted to let you know that online enrollment will begin tomorrow- April 1st. Our session da...
Mar 30, 2011 - Club Recognition Level 1 Status Achieved
We are Level 1 -- Way to go AAAA! The Club Recognition program is a multi-tiered program created to recognize clubs that are successful and developing toward eligibility for the Club Excellence prog...
Mar 29, 2011 - Spring Water Polo with LIAC
Come join the Lawrence Parks and Rec Water Polo Club! What is Water Polo? It is an Olympic sport played in water with a ball, two goals, and two teams consisting of seven players. It is a combination ...
Mar 29, 2011 - Former Swimmers Have Great College Seasons
I wanted to take the time to send a congrats to some of my former swimmers who had great years in college this year: Kendra Stern - Amherst Kendra swam for me in Albuqueque and had a great finish to...
Mar 23, 2011 - Spring Water Polo with LIAC
When: Sundays March 27th through May 15th from 3:00-5:00pm (excluding Easter Sunday 4/24) Costs: $40, ages 8-18. You can sign up online and at the pool. Call or text Maureen if you have questions at 8...
Mar 22, 2011 - Follow AAAA on Twitter
Ad Astra on Twitter HERE > http://twitter.com/#!/SwimAdAstra <
Mar 15, 2011 - Total Domination
We had a very dominant performance this past weekend from all of the AAAA Division 1 team members. To see complete results CLICK HERE . There were so many great swims this weekend -- it's hard to w...
Mar 7, 2011 - Sectional Swim Meet a Great Success! ::UPDATE::
I'm very excited to bring you news about our Spring Sectional meet. Our Team of Canaan Campbell, Emma Reaney, Heather Cistola, Lucy Sirimongkhon-Dyck, Gretchen Frick and Kayla Hedges did a fantastic ...
Mar 7, 2011 - Team Dinner This Wednesday
Team Dinner is this Wednesday at Godfathers. They are going to have a pizza and salad buffet ready for us at 7:30pm. They are going to charge us the lunch buffet price of $5.99 per person. Everybody w...
Feb 22, 2011 - Great Job Emma at Grand Prix
Congrats to Emma Reaney for her performances at the Missouri Grand Prix this past week. She was 16th overall in the 100 Breast and took 19th in the 400 IM. Way to go! http://missourigrandprix.com/...
Feb 15, 2011 - MAL = FAST / 7 habits of Highly Effective Championship Swimmers
At the MAL meet this past weekend a coach from another team approached me and said, "Coach, your kids are awesome... Just awesome." I wanted to say... "You bet they are," but instead replied with a p...
Feb 1, 2011 - The Lanes We Share
A good article. Last chance to practice relays before D1s is at MAL. We have some of the top young female 9-10, 11-12, 13-14 relays at D1s. Sign up Today! LEZAK 4 X 100 MY FAV!! Whether age group...
Jan 25, 2011 - UPDATE -- Water Polo this Sunday
This Sunday there will be a follow-up water polo clinic from 1-3 at the LIAC. For questions, please contact Maureen Primdahl at 847-400-7145. Maureen has passed on to me that there will be a charge o...
Jan 23, 2011 - No weather -- Meet still on for Sunday
No weather -- Meet still on for Sunday
Jan 21, 2011 - AAAA's Emma Reaney Earns 2 Top 10 Swims in the Country
AAAA's very own Emma Reaney earned two top 10 performances in the country this past season. Each year, USA Swimming recognizes the top 10 performances by age in each of the competitive events. As not...
Jan 20, 2011 - Sledding Party at Noon
Some people are meeting at Campanille around noon to go sledding. See ya there!
Jan 19, 2011 - January BOD Meeting CANCELED
When - Jan. 19, 8PM Where - Buchner's House WE WILL MEET NEXT MONDAY - THE 24TH
Jan 19, 2011 - Practice for All AAAA Squads CANCELED Wednesday Evening
No Practice for Wednesday Evening January 19th. Be safe. I will make a decision on Thursday AM practice later this evening.
Jan 16, 2011 - Congrats AAAA All-Stars
Congrats to the 2011 AAAA All-Stars. Our swimmers represented team Missouri Valley very well. As a coach, I received some of the highest complements about our swimmers. The All-Star staff was very ...
Jan 10, 2011 - NO afternoon Practice - Monday, January 10th 2011
Due to Weather and the LIAC closing early, we will not have practice today -- Monday, January 10th, 2011. Please stay tuned for Elite AM practice for Tuesday -- January 11th, 2011. Thanks!
Jan 10, 2011 - Sledding Party at Noon
Sledding Party When: Noon Where: Bucky's Centennial Park Yeah!
Jan 7, 2011 - Your First Swim Meet
For those who have not been to many meets -- SEE HERE -- for some good information.
Jan 6, 2011 - New Web Platform to Be Released soon!
Happy New Year! TeamUnify is excited to announce the Official Launch of the Chameleon Website Template and Custom Website Skins! Chameleon Template Highlights 1. Greater customization of the home...
Jan 4, 2011 - Impromptu Pizza Party At the Campbell's House
What: Pizza Party Where: 4613 Roundabout Circle, Campbell's House When: Thursday, January 6th after workout around 8PM Cost: $5 a person, Bring Drinks and Salad to Share See everyone there!
Dec 30, 2010 - New Swimmer Clinic January 6th
Come see what all the excitement is about. If your child has passed the higher levels of swim lesson instruction and can swim a length of freestyle, come on down. Don't forget to tell your friends a...
Dec 27, 2010 - Jayhawk Swim Camp - NEW SITE!
Kansas University Swim Camp University of Kansas Lawrence, KS May 30th ? June 4th, 2011 Cost : Overnight - $605 Day - $505 Water sessions only - $300 Website
Dec 27, 2010 - Rowdy Gaines Swim Clinic - January 11th at 5PM
Join us for a informational clinic/talk with 3-time Olympic Gold Medal winner Rowdy Gaines. The clinic is free, but athletes need to register to attend, so we have a count. The registration is at 5...
Dec 26, 2010 - New 'Swimming in College' Tab Added to 'Swim Team 101' section
I want to start educating AAAA swimmers and parents on college swimming. This section is a start and will provide some insight on the process of swimming in college. From selecting a school to what ...
Dec 26, 2010 - Congrats to the 2011 AAAA All-Stars
The following AAAA swimmers applied and qualified to be on this year's All-Star team. Way to go! This meet features some the fastest 14-U swimmers from around the country. Congrats to these AAAA sw...
Dec 18, 2010 - Second Half of The Season Swimming Schedule
Dec 14, 2010 - Great Level 1 Swimming Championships
We had some great swims again at this last weekend's Level 1 Championships. See the full results HERE . As a team we did very well. We had a lot of second swims in finals where we competed very we...
Dec 9, 2010 - L1 Warmup and Timer Assignments
TIMERS Each club attending is requested to help provide timers, based on the number of entries from the team. I have set up an online event sign-up under Level 1 Championships . Please sign up toda...
Dec 8, 2010 - December BOD Meeting Set
Meeting Date: 12/15/10 Where: The Buchner's House When: 8:00PM
Dec 6, 2010 - Midwest All-Stars Meet - APPLY TODAY
The Midwest (LSC Age Group) All-Stars Meet will take place on January 15-16, 2011, in Lawrence, KS. Athletes that wish to participate in this meet are also encouraged to submit an entry form using th...
Dec 6, 2010 - Great Swimming at L2, On to L1 this weekend
We had a lot of best times this weekend, including some new Level 1 swims by Miranda Rohn, Emily Venters, Macy Frost and Eliot Eckersley. Sensational job! We will have a strong showing at Level 1 Ch...
Dec 3, 2010 - Orange Leaf
Orange Leaf is having a special tonight on Frozen Yogurt for their Grand Opening. Some AAAA swimmers have said they were going to stop by tonight after workout. Feel free to join in the fun!
Dec 2, 2010 - UGL
Younger UGL. Please let me know if you are attending this weekend.
Nov 29, 2010 - Wall of Fame
AAAA athletes do a whole lot more than just swim; they are active in their schools and communities as well. Read more under our Wall Of Fame tab and don't forget to stop and congratulate our swimmers...
Nov 29, 2010 - Missouri Valley Running Top 8
Missouri Valley Swimming maintains a running list of the top 8 swims in each Age Group throughout every season. We have created a link under Wall of Fame so that you can see how AAAA is doing during ...
Nov 26, 2010 - UGL Reminder
Eclipse and Elite - UGL at 8AM before swimming YUGL - at 9:15AM
Nov 22, 2010 - What Coaches Want: Traits most coaches look for in a swimmer
Nov 22, 2010 - CSC Invite A Huge Success
Wow! -- What else is there to say! We had some fantastic performances this past weekend and swam very well in Columbia. From top to bottom, it was a huge success as a team. Please check out the res...
Nov 19, 2010 - No YUGL tomorrow
No YUGL tomorrow. Only 2 have said they will sign up. Sorry for any problems.
Nov 18, 2010 - Katie Kelter to attend Morningside College
Senior Katie Kelter has committed to swim at Morningside College in Sioux City, IA. She is looking to study nursing and will no doubt bring great leadership and dedication to the Lady Mustangs. Plea...
Nov 12, 2010 - Thursday - Chipotle
This coming Thursday, November 18th, we would like to have a pre-Columbia meet dinner at Chipotle on 6th Street. Plan on eating dinner out with us after workout. We will release from workout (Astero...
Nov 12, 2010 - Lawrence High senior Emma Reaney to swim at Notre Dame
When around a dozen college coaches and recruiters called Lawrence High senior Emma Reaney on July 1 ? the first day they could ? Reaney didn?t just listen to their pitches. Since she was oblivious ab...
Nov 10, 2010 - KU Swim Meet
Kansas/Drury/North Dakota When: Saturday, November 13 Time: 1:00 PM Location: Robinson Natatorium
Nov 9, 2010 - Wheels or Worms - Warm-ups at 7:50AM
Wheel or Worms Event Date November 13, 2010 Description Where: Topeka, KS When: 11/13/2010 Warm-ups at 7:50AM Who: This is a 14-U Meet There will be a $15 per swimmer entry fee for this meet. MAP
Nov 4, 2010 - Emma Signing
Emma Reaney will do her official signing to swim for the Notre Dame Women's Swimming and Diving Team next week. Come support her if you can. When: Thursday, November 11th @ 2:45 Where: LHS Library
Nov 3, 2010 - Did You Know? One More Reason to Start Dryland
Nov 3, 2010 - Team Records Have Been Updated
The Team Records have been Updated.
Nov 1, 2010 - Embroider your AAAA Gear!
Get all of your AAAA gear embroidered. Sweat suits, backpacks, parkas, sweatshirts, etc... Just contact Leviathan Graphics at the number or email below and complete your look today. AAAA embroidery...
Nov 1, 2010 - Trunk or Treat Recap
Wow! What a great time. This year's Trunk or Treat was the best I have ever been involved with. A huge thanks to TSA for sharing their awesome pool space with us and running an even more awesome me...
Oct 25, 2010 - BOD Meeting is set for November 10th
When: November 10th, 8:00PM Where: The Buchners All are welcome to attend.
Oct 25, 2010 - You See, You Do: Visualization That Works
Feature by Tonya Nascimento, Swimming World intern TALLAHASSEE, Florida, October 22. HAVE you ever woken up confused or in a panic as a result of what you were dreaming? The images in your dream were ...
Oct 24, 2010 - Trunk or Treat This Friday in Topeka - Sign Up!
Trunk or Treat is this Friday and we want to get as many people to this fun meet as possible. This is a beginner meet and is primarily for fun. Elite, Senior and Parents will be in charge of decorat...
Oct 24, 2010 - Underground Lab for Younger Athletes - UPDATE
UPDATE This new boot camp is for AAAA?s younger athletes in Stars, Comets, Asteroids. If you are interested in joining us, please sign up under events by the 27th. We need to have a consistent 6 ...
Oct 21, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Results
2010 Results Team goal - $3800.00 Actual - $3412.80 A total of 24 swimmers met the individual goal of raising at least $100 Our top three fundraisers: Heather Cistola, $245 Stephen Johnson, $195.00 Ci...
Oct 19, 2010 - Underground Lab for Younger Athletes
PLEASE SIGN UP SO WE KNOW HOW MANY ARE ATTENDING This new boot camp is for AAAA?s younger athletes in Stars, Comets, Asteroids. If you are interested in joining us, please sign up here. We need to h...
Oct 18, 2010 - AAAA Wins 17 Events - Lots of New Faces in H2O
AAAA was represented very well at the meet this past weekend. We had 35 swimmers entered in the meet with lots of new faces at a swim meet for the first time.... very cool! We took first place overa...
Oct 8, 2010 - Emma Reaney Commits to Swim at Notre Dame
Just this week, Emma Reaney commited to swim for the University of Notre Dame. She will swim under coach Brian Barnes and will bring depth to an already strong Notre Dame Women's squad. In the words...
Oct 6, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon Day Agenda and Times
7-9AM Swim - Elite and Eclipse 8-10AM Swim - Stars, Comets, Asteroids, Senior 9-10AM Annual Meeting
Sep 28, 2010 - Annual Meeting - October 9th
What: Annual Meeting Where: LIAC When: Saturday, October 9th -- 9-10AM During the Swim-A-Thon Discussion: Where we started, Where we are, Where we are going
Sep 22, 2010 - Nutritional Cheat Sheet - USA Swimming
Nutritional Cheat Sheet BY MIKE MEJIA, M.S., C.S.C.S//Special Correspondent Keep in mind that in order for nutrition to have an appreciable impact on your performance, you have to eat the right way on...
Sep 16, 2010 - Meet Schedules for Each Level
Aug 30, 2010 - AAAA Team Gear
Aug 30, 2010 - BOD Meeting is set for September 13, 2010
At the Buchners House 8:00PM
Aug 30, 2010 - FUELING YOUR STROKE / EAT COLORFUL FOODS
FUELING YOUR STROKE Six 200?s descending on five minutes. Twenty-five 50?s on :58. Whatever your ?favorite,? every set during every workout and dryland session requires energy. Nutrients are the ?chem...
Aug 28, 2010 - Delicious Logic
Aug 12, 2010 - Splash Bash Party! - August 18th
WHAT: The Splash Bash is a watch party that allows us to view the NBC coverage of the Pan Pacific Championship in Irvine from August 18th-22nd. For those of you who aren?t aware, the Pan Pacific Champ...
Aug 11, 2010 - More Season One Pics...
These are from D2 Champs
Aug 11, 2010 - Board Meeting
August 12, 2010 - 6:45 at the Buchners House
Aug 10, 2010 - AAAA - Season One
Here is a recap of Ad Astra Area Aquatics season one.... in pictures. Please send more pictures to patrick@adastraareaaquatics.org if you have them. This picture is a little older, but did not get en...
Aug 9, 2010 - Division 1 Recap
At Division 1 Championships we had some great swims in the hot sun. As a team we placed 3rd in our Division (50 swimmers and under). The highlights included our 11-12 relays which placed 1st in the ...
Aug 9, 2010 - Missouri Valley Swimming Wins Central Zones
This past weekend, five members of Ad Astra Area Aquatics traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska to compete against the best swimmers from Arkansas , Indiana , Iowa , Lake Erie , Midwestern , North Dakot...
Aug 8, 2010 - Nationals Wrap-Up
The 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships were held Aug. 3-7, 2010 at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, Calif. The event served as trials for numerous events, including the 201...
Aug 5, 2010 - Nationals Update
Irvine, Calif. ? Emma Reaney and Molly Albrecht of Ad Astra Area Aquatics have performed well at the ConocoPhillips National Championships through Thursday. Reaney placed 106th in the 100 Fly, 92nd i...
Aug 2, 2010 - Watch Emma and Molly at Nationals
The 2010 ConocoPhillips National Championships will be held Aug. 3-7 at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine, Calif. The event will also serve as trials for numerous events, including t...
Jul 25, 2010 - Great Weekend of Swimming
AAAA had a great weekend of swim meets. We had six swimmers (Molly Albrecht, Rachel Buchner, Canaan Campbell, Heather Clark, Kayla Hedges, and Emma Reaney) travel to Columbia for Region VIII Sectio...
Jul 23, 2010 - Sectional Update
Here is a quick update on Sectionals.... We are rocking here!!! I will try and get a complete update when the meet is over. Here are the team scores, a few pictures and a link to the results so far....