The Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Clubparticipated in the Southern Arizona Aquatics Association (SAAA) season end summer swim championships for children ages 6 years old all the way up to high school age.
The Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Team is a small, but spunky swim club here on Tucson's eastside and is home to swim sensation Caitlin Leverenz from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The club is a non-profit organization that operates on monthly dues and fund raising events throughout the year to support the cost of keeping the pool heated and for our fine coaches!
The terrific coaching staff brought the Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Team to a 5th Place finish overall. However, many of the children won 1st and 2nd place in individual heats and team relays that included freestyle, backstroke, breast stroke and butterfly events.
Here are some photos of the outstanding Tucson El Dorado Aquatics athletes who took part in the championship event:
Triplets Alix, Tanner and Austin, 11 years old, have been swimming with the Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Club for three years, prepare for their events.
Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Club's 8 and under swimmers line up for their events. From top, Cassandra, Lindsey, Emma and Anna. Cassandra won overall 2nd Place in the backstroke; both Lindsey and Emma placed in their individual heats to qualify for the final freestyle relay.
8 and under swimmer, Emma Morris, 7, gets help from her mom putting on the Tucson El Dorado Swim Club's Yellow Cap.
Preparing to jump in during the 8 and under relay for Tucson's El Dorado Aquatics Club.
Cassandra Rhind, 8 and under swimmer for Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Club, touching the wall first!
Last minute instructions from Coach Kyle of the Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Club.
The Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Club is taking a short break to give swimmers time to rest up for the Fall/Winter season. Starting August 10th, 2-week lessons will be available for new swimmers; and regular lessons start back up in the afternoon for all age groups.
Join our club - and find out if you have the next Olympic swimmer in the making! Check out the El Dorado Swim Club website for more information on lessons and becoming a part of the team.
The Tucson El Dorado Aquatics Club also has many sponsorship opportunities available for businesses and individuals who would like to help the club continue providing a safe, healthy, family-oriented activity for children. Contact El Dorado directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for specific information about sponsorship possibilities tailored for your budget and ability!
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