Lakeside Aquatic Club (LAC) is a competitive youth swim team that brings all levels of swimming to the area, from learn-to-swim programs to national level development. With over 1,100 swimmers, LAC is one of the largest and most successful teams in the state of Texas. LAC swimmers have achieved success at the highest national levels our sport has to offer. Among LAC's accomplishments: Olympic Trials and Paralympic Trials qualifiers, NCAA champions, and High School state champions.
LAC can claim the following accolades:
* USA SWIMMING GOLD MEDAL CLUB - a quality designation awarded to only 20 of the approximately 3,000 USA Swimming clubs in the country
* CONSISTENTLY FINISHES IN THE TOP 3 AT TAGS (Texas 14u state champs meet), higher than other teams in north Texas
* VIRTUAL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RANKING OF 16TH IN THE COUNTRY, * measures clubs against one another and encourages the development of well-rounded competitive athletes. LAC has been in the top 25 for the last 3 years and ranked higher than all north Texas teams for the last 3 years.
Founded in 1982, LAC operates in 5 facilities in 3 areas in North East Tarrant County and Southern Denton County: The Colony, Flower Mound/Lewisville and Keller. As a coach-run, board-supported organization, we employ 11 full time and 28 part-time employees, all of whom undergo background checks, athlete protection training, and the necessary safety and instructional courses required by USA Swimming and optional certifications from the American Swim Coaches Association.