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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.

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Mission

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.

Philosophy

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.

Coaching Staff

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.

Summer 2022

The Arena Club’s Starz Summer Swim Team is a competitive summer swim team open to all swimmers 5-18 years old. The team participates in the Harford County Swim League.

• Swimmers do not need to have prior swim team experience; however, they must be able to swim a 25 (one lap) of free and back.
• 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 Schedule
Practice begins May 31

Monday-Friday
Ages 11-12: 4:00-5:15 PM
Ages 9-10: 5:15-6:15 PM
Ages 8 & Under: 6:15-7:00 PM
Ages 13 & Older: 7:00-8:00 PM

2022 Meet Schedule

Meet participation is mandatory.
June 15 / Away / Emmorton
June 18 / Away / North Harford
June 22 / Home / Rock Springs
June 25 / Away / Aberdeen
June 29 / Home / Fallston Club
July 2 / NO MEETS
July 6 / Relay Carnival
July 9 / Away / Fallston (w/ Valley Brook)
July 13 / Home / Bel Air
July 16 / Home / Fountain Green

REGISTRATION

• First, pay the $60 registration fee on our team website here.
• Then, you will receive an email when your paperwork is ready for program fee payment at The Arena Club Front Desk.

Cost: $160 (+$60 Registration Fee*) / Member-Discounted Rate: $120 (+$60 Registration Fee*)
Each Additional Child Cost: $150 / Member-Discounted Each Additional Child Rate: $110
*The $60 registration fee covers t-shirts, concessions, and trophies at the end of season banquet.

For questions or more information, contact Brad Hudak at bhudak@thearenaclub.com.

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Year-Round Swimming & Aquatics Programs for Everyone!

We swim rain or shine! Our pools are under sunshine and palm trees in the summer and covered and heated in the winter. Come experience the best place in Bel Air, MD for aqua fitness classes, swimming lessons, or ramp up your skills with one of our swim teams at The Arena Club!

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