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Aquatics

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Our Pools

FAC features two swimming pools for your fitness and leisure fun. Our six lane lap pool is covered and heated to 80 degrees in the winter to give local swimmers the ability to swim year round. The lap pool is used primarily for lap swimming, swim team practice, swim lessons, water fitness classes and swim conditioning and stroke clinics. If family leisure time is your pleasure, you will certainly have fun in our family leisure pool located across the deck complete with a fun fountain and two water slides.

In our lap pool 66 lengths or 33 laps = 1 mile.

 

Swim Lessons

 During the fall and winter, we offer private lessons that may be set to meet your schedule.  We offer private lessons for adults and kids of all ages.  If you are a swimmer that wants to improve your strokes or train for a triathlon, we’ve got you covered.  It’s never too late to learn how to swim!

Swim lessons pricing:

MEMBERS:  $140/ 5-pack of lessons

NON-MEMBERS/GUESTS:  $160/ 5-pack of lessons

QUESTIONS?  EMAIL US:   Aquatics@fayac.com

 

Sharks Swim Team

 

The FAC Sharks Swim Team is a developmental swim team that teaches competitive swimming skills in a semi-competitive environment. The Sharks Swim Team is a great way for kids to enhance stroke technique and efficiency while having fun with fitness in a team building environment.    For more information, email  Aquatics@fayac.com 

 

Our coaching staff is committed to facilitating each athlete, regardless of age or ability, with the skills necessary to reach their maximum potential in the water. Our goal is to provide the ultimate platform for competitive swimming & tailor workouts to meet the needs of all.

 

In order for your child to join the Sharks Swim Team, he or she must be 4-18 years old and able to swim the length of the lap pool (25 yards) and have a general knowledge of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.

Click here for a pdf of our registration form.

 

 

fac Sharks swim team Info

2022 FALL program details

Practice Times: 

Monday through Thursday:  6:00 – 7:00 PM

You may choose to swim up to 4 practices each week.   We recommend a minimum of 2-3 practices per week.

Fall/ Winter Sharks Swim Team fee:

Members:  $65 per month

Non-Members:  $80 per month

FAC Sharks Swim Team Shirts and Caps are available for purchase throughout the year.

FAC Bundle:  Sharks Shirt and Sharks Cap  $15

FAC Sharks Shirt:  $12

FAC Sharks Swim Cap:  $8

Questions?  Email  Aquatics@fayac.com

Click here for a copy of the registration form.

If you would like to try out for the FAC Sharks please email:  Aquatics@fayac.com

 

2022 Sharks Coaching Staff

SwimSvea Torres – Aquatics Director 

Chelsea Tatlow – Assistant Coach

For more information on the Sharks Swim Team please contact our Head Coach,  Svea Torres  via email  SwimCoach@fayac.com or call (479) 587-0500 ext. 254

Swim Instructors

Our experienced instructors are committed to creating a safe and fun environment for everyone to improve their aquatic prowess.

Swim Instructors

Madison Strathman
Madison is originally from Kansas City Missouri. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in Kinesiology and was a member of the Razorback Swim and Dive team. She is a two-time Olympic Trial qualifier and specializes heavily in breaststroke. She is a CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention, 2015 Missouri State Champion, and 2015-2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll member. She has been teaching lessons at FAC for the past 4 years, she is the head choach of the FAC sharks swim team, and she is the FAC Aquatics Director.
Hailey Stonecipher
Haley brings seven years of competitive swimming experience to FAC. She has background in medicine and is studying to become a physical therapist.
Dane Currin
Dane comes from a family of swimming legends; his parents both swam for University of Texas Longhorns and his mother even held a world record in the 200 yard butterfly for a short span of time. Dane has a diverse aquatics background. His water polo team competed at State in high school and he went as far as qualifying for sectionals in swimming. Dane loves working with kids and is excited to use his knowledge to help your swimmers excel in the water!
Ingrid Van Eps
Ingrid swam competitively in Virginia for 9 years, and first taught swimming at the age of 14.  Having taught at FAC since 2009, her clients range from 6 months to 65 years.  She enjoys working with special needs, parent/baby classes, and hesitant swimmers emphasizing water comfort and safety
Jensen Hunt
Jensen is a junior at the University of Arkansas where she studies Child Development and is aiming to become a Child Life Specialist. Jensen has worked with children in virtually every capacity and brings 4 years of swim lesson experience to FAC.
Alyssa Lemon
Alyssa just finished her freshman year on the Razorback Swim and Dive team. She is an elementary education major from St. Louis, Missouri. She comes from five years of private lesson and coaching experience, ranging in ages 4-18. In Alyssa’s high school career, she was 2017 Missouri State Champion in the 200 Freestyle and 11-time conference champion. With her love for swimming and working with kids, she’s excited to help children exceed their swimming goals this summer!

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