Lake Erie Swimming
301 Rockledge Drive
Bay Village, Ohio 44140








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Our Mission:  To enrich the lives of our athletes through the sport of swimming by providing safe and inclusive programming in a culture that encourages competitive excellence and personal growth.








LESI AG Champs Volunteer Assignments


Flex Membership - LESI, at Spring House of Delegates,  approved Flex Membership for 2019 beginning September 1, 2018.  What is Flex Membership?  Flex Membership FAQ


Age Group LC Champs Requests

Senior athletes to help with finals at  Age Group Champs July 27-29th.   Arrival time will be approximately 4 pm. Finals will generally start around  5 pm and conclude around 8:30 pm
Please click on the link below to sign up!   All of our senior athletes will receive an AG champs t-shirt.  So, please include their preferred size-- otherwise, we get to guess. :)
Link to sign up  :  Senior Athlete Volunteers

CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS:  We need a photographer for Age Group Champs July 27-29th.  Please contact Lori Baylor if you're interested/available.



The USA Swimming Scholastic All America application is now open on the USA Swimming website.This year the honor is open to 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders who have achieved an individual 2017 Winter Junior qualifying time (SAA qualifying time) and have a 3.5 grade point average or higher. The addition of the 9th graders to the program is new this year.


The application process is open from June 1 (it is now open) through August 15, 2018. The applicant must be logged into the USA Swimming website as the athlete in order to access the application.


USA Swimming Website
Resources/Browse more categories/Times/2017-2018 Scholastic All America Program Requirements
2017-2018 Scholastic All-America Guidelines
SAA Application



2018-2019 Short Course Schedule - WORD    PDF


2018 Zones - 2018 registration for the Lake Erie Zone Team is now open.  The meet will be held at Spire in Geneva, Ohio.  Please see the attached link for more information and send any questions to Lisa Downing, Zone Chair, at 440-823-4658.


Registration is still open.



 Lake Erie has achieved Leap 2 status in the 3rd QUAD of the LSC Excellence Program.  LE Rocks!!!


USA Swimming House of Delegates Request for Remembrances


2018 Open Water Application     Open Water Team Order Form


 Club Service Award for 2018-2019


Nominations for LESI Hall of Fame are being accepted.  See application.


2018 LESI Registration Statistics


Link to Athlete Protection Training


Link to Scholastic All American Swimming Application Process


2017-2020 Motivational Times Standards


Certified Pool List - USA Swimming


Central Zone website


  Link to USA Swimming Diversity and Inclusion Program

Link to LSC Online Leadership Course - be a leader in Lake Erie

   Forms - Swimmer of the Meet    Know Your Club       Know Your Coach

Know LESI Volunteer



Lake Erie Swimming 2018 Central Zone Open Water Team

On Friday June 15, 2018 four Lake Erie Swimmers competed in the Central Zone Open Water Meet in Pleasant Prairie WI.  This small but mighty team placed 7th out of out the 10 teams competing.  A total of 326 athletes from the 10 LSCs competed in this Zone meet. 

Claire Pophal finished 1st in the Women’s Open 5K, Alex Podrez placed 3rd in the men’s open 5K, Nicolas Tekieli placed 4th in the men’s Open 5K and Ingrid Tekieli placed 51st in the 13-14 girls 3K.





















Date(s) Meet Warm
TM File
5/5 LESD May Madness AG Meet Results TM
5/12 Penguin Swimming LC Season Opener   Results TM
5/18-20 Robert F. Busbey Invitational  
Busbey T-Shirt
6/2-3 CCS Age Group & Open   Results TM
6/9-10 Solon Stars Summer Swimfest   Results TM
6/14-17 Jerry Holtrey Invitational
(rev 5/3)
  Results TM
6/29-7/1 50th Annual Freedlander Meet   Results TM
7/7-8 Avon Classic   Results TM
7/19-22 Central Zone Section 3 Championships
(rev 6/2)

Pre-Scratch Timeline
7/27-29 LE Age Group Championships      
8/3-5 LE Senior Championships
 (rev 7/13)





Lake Erie At Athlete Leadership Summit


Coach Erin Crabtree (HEAT) accompanied athletes Sarah Bennett (GO) and Jay Johnson (HEAT) to a Leadership Summit in Houston, TX on the weekend of April 20-22.  The Leadership Summit, hosted by the USA Swimming Excecutive Athlete Committee,  is developed by athletes, for athletes in collaboration with Forward Progress Athletics Consulting to develop an interactive curriculum on leadership values and skills.



Way to Go Lake Erie!






































Our Mission: To enrich the lives of our athletes through the sport of swimming by providing safe and inclusive programming in a culture that encourages competitive excellence and personal growth.