Welcome to the Lightning Swim Team! 

We look forward to an exciting season with all of you!  Please read the following information carefully we know there is a lot but it is useful:

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE LIGHTNING SWIM TEAM CALENDAR

Please be sure to check out the Swim Team Calendar link for dates and times of team events and activities.  This calendar will be updated throughout the season so be sure to check it often!

  • $140 per swimmer during open registration (3/6/19 -4/15/19) Registration fee includes team shirt, meet fees, pre-season and regular practices, and tons of fun! (If registering late there will be a $35 late charge and team suits and personalized caps will not be available for order)

  • The team suit will be by order only and will have our signature lightning bolt - females $60, male Jammers $45 male Briefs $35. Once ordered, suits cannot be returned so please try them on before ordering.

  • Lightning Caps will be available with or without swimmer's last name - Plain Silicone Caps are $16 and Personalized caps are $18 (minimum order of two per name)

  • Goggles are available for purchase in the club office while supplies last

2019 Swim Team Info and Dates - At A Glance

Swim Team Director & Head Coach: Kevin Thornton

Coaching Staff :

Hope Carpenter, Katherine Holian, Rosemary Kenerly, Meg Lawless, Katie Quillen, Diane Quillen, Kevin Thornton

contact any of our coaches to schedule a private lesson

Age Group Practice Schedule:

Indoor Preseason Practices - May 4, 5, 18, and 19 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

at The American Hebrew Academy (AHA) located at 4334 Hobbs Road, Greensboro

A 5 practice on May 25th will be offered - time and location TBA

all age groups including SPARKS are invited to Preseason Practices

Morning Practice - Beginning 6/11/19

Mondays and Thursdays - Stroke Clinics (open to swimmers 7 & Up) 8:30 am - 9:15 am at Lakeside

Wednesdays after Meets - All Team practice at Lakeside 9:30-10:30 (doughnut time!)

M,W,TH,F - 11 and Up practice 9:15 am - 10:15 am

Afternoon Practice - Beginning 5/28/19

Monday- Friday (except meet days):

10 & Under 4:30pm - 5:30pm @ Turnstone 11 & Up 5:30pm - 6:30pm @ Turnstone

Dates to put on your calendar: 

April 1 - Deadline for Jr. Coach Applications

April 27 - 5th Annual Wine Tasting & Parent Gathering to benefit SFC  - At Tasting Room (Ticket Info to come)

May 15 - Parent Info Meeting 6:45 pm downstairs at Lakeside

June 1 - Car Wash for SFC at Lakeside 8am-12pm

June 4 - Dual Meet -

June 11 - Dual Meet -

June 18 - Dual Meet

June 20 - Dual Meet

June 25 - Dual Meet (this is likely to be moved to another day)

June 26 - Lap Swim/Pancake Breakfast for SFC at Lakeside 7:30am-10:30am

July 6, 7, 8 - City Meet at Greensboro Aquatic Center

July 8 - Team Parade before finals & Pool Party after City Meet 9:00pm - 10:30 (pizza will be ordered)

July 10 - Awards Night on the pool deck at Lakeside

2019 Swim team registration IS OPEN!

We ask that all parents familiarize themselves with our Swim Team Handbook & CSA Rules & Guidlines

Please fill out the following forms completely and submit

with your Swim Team Payment:

KEVIN THORNTON
SWIM TEAM DIRECTOR
336-392-5109
coachkevin@ljclub.com