Year-Round Swim Team
Arena Club Aquatics is our year-round competitive swim team that competes in the Maryland LSC of USA swimming. The Arena Club Aquatics Swim Team is one of three teams in the state to be nationally recognized with a “Club Excellence” designation from USA Swimming. The award recognized teams that display a commitment to performance excellence.
ACA is dedicated to empowering our swimmers to achieve excellence in life through swimming. Our program is designed to provide the opportunity for young, diverse athletes to achieve their ultimate potential through proper training in a positive and healthy environment. We strive to instill an understanding and appreciation for high self-esteem, fun-filled opportunities, self discipline, goal-setting and achievement in young swimmers. Academic excellence is encouraged and achieved through the development of physical and mental conditioning and responsibility. It is our belief that the road to success is as important as success itself.
The Arena Club Aquatics (ACA) Team is committed to directing and guiding athletes toward maximum development of their talents and abilities. At each level of the program, swimmers are encouraged to strive for personal excellence and work as hard as they can. This philosophy is consistent throughout our program, from novice athletes to our elite athletes, we encourage them to be the best they can be.
The coaching staff has many years’ experience coaching in the Maryland area, as well as at programs across the East Coast. Coaches on staff have produced Maryland State qualifiers and champions, All-Maryland qualifiers, YMCA All-Americans, Sectional qualifiers, USA Scholastic All-Americans, USA Top-16 qualifiers, and a Junior National qualifier.
Summer Swim Team
The Summer Starz is a Harford County Swim League. The team is open to all swimmers 5-18 years old who can swim a length of the pool backstroke and freestyle, (meaning without pausing to grab the wall or to tread water). The season runs from the end of May through July, with daily practices and nine meets.
Our coaching staff has many years of experience coaching in the Maryland area, as well as at programs across the East Coast. Coaches on staff have produced Maryland State qualifiers and champions, All-Maryland qualifiers, YMCA All-Americans, Sectional qualifiers, USA Scholastic All-Americans, USA Top-16 qualifiers, and a Junior National Qualifier.
*If a child is under the age of 8 and has not previously been on a swim team before, they must come in for an evaluation with Head Swim Coach, Brad Hudak, before signing up.
*By joining the team, parents are agreeing to volunteer 4 times throughout the season. Not volunteering will result in their child being pulled from meets.
Practice begins June 1
Before School Lets Out
Ages 8 & Under | Mon-Fri, 5:00-5:45pm
Ages 9-12 | Mon-Fri, 5:45-6:45pm
Ages 13 & Older | Mon-Fri, 6:45-8:00pm
After School Lets Out
Ages 8 & Under | M/T/W/F, 8:00-8:45am or M/T/TH, 5:00-5:45pm
Ages 9-12 | M/T/W/F, 8:45-9:45am or M/T/TH, 5:45-6:45pm
Ages 13 & Older | M/T/W/F, 9:45-11:00am or M/T/TH, 6:45-8:00pm
2021 Meet Schedule
Meet dates and time are currently to be determined. We will share the schedule once it is finalized!
There will be times where swimmers may be out of the water doing dryland exercises or other training methods, while maintaining a safe social distance, to limit the number of swimmers in the pool at one time.
Cost: $150 + $60 Registration Fee* / Member-Discounted Rate: $110 + $60 Registration Fee*
*The $60 registration fee covers t-shirts, concessions, and trophies at the end of year banquet.
For questions or more information, contact Brad Hudak at firstname.lastname@example.org.