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Swimming Resource

Suggested Reading for Parents
10 Ways to Sabotage a Child's Swimming Career by Coach Jon Leonard
Introduction to "The Right to Lead" by John C. Maxwell

Swimming Organizations:
Central Pennsylvania Aquatic League
Mid Penn Swim League
Capital Area Swim League
United States Swimming
Middle Atlantic Swimming
District III - PIAA

Resources for Swimmers:
Practice Habits - Rules to be followed by swimmer during practice sessions.
25 Ways to Improve Training - Important swimming habits.
Nutrition Tips
Tips to Help You Relax at a Swim Meet
Colorado Swimming Time Calculator (Course and Altitude Conversion)

Resources for Parents:

Club/Team Homepages:
Latshmere Swim Club

Collegiate Team Homepages (our swimming graduates - we're so proud!):
Cleveland State University - go Matt!
Colgate University - go Sami!
Kutztown University - go Jess!
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford - go Troy!
Wheaton College (Women's)- go Noelle! (for our future college swimmers)

High School Homepages (links to our current swimmers):
Bishop McDevitt High School
Central Dauphin High School
Central Dauphin East Senior High School
Susquehanna Township High School

The Victor!
The Arena
Man in the Glass

Swimming Accessories:
Toad Hollow Athletics
Kast-A-Way Swimwear
Metro Swim Shop
D&J Sports
Pure Blue

Miscellaneous Resources:
Harvard swim links
USA Swimming- Sport Science links
Swimming World Magazine

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