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RRAC Fall 2017 Competition Recap

2017 LHSAA State Swim Meet RRAC had a great showing at the 2017 LHSAA Swim Championships November 15-18, 2017 in Sulphur, LA.  15 swimmers representing 5 different high schools participated. The Calvary Baptist Academy led by Sarah Holt, Christian Booth and Benjamin Ponder finished in 5th place overall for the girls and 4th place overall […]


YMCA Welcomes New Head Swim Coach

John Janszen – New Head Coach for Red River Aquatic Club [Shreveport, Louisiana – November 3, 2017] – The YMCA of Northwest Louisiana welcomes John Janszen as the new Head Coach of the Red River Aquatic Club. Over 170 youth swimmers from Northwest Louisiana are part of this team. John brings years of coaching experience […]


2017 RRAC Fall Classic

Red River Aquatic Club Hosts First Swim Meet at New Facility [Shreveport, Louisiana – November 1, 2017] – On October 28th and October 29th, Red River Aquatic Club, the YMCA of Northwest Louisiana’s Youth Swim Team, hosted their first swim meet in the Miles A. FitzGerald Pool at the new BHP Billiton YMCA. Ruston’s Bulldog […]


9.25.17 Shreveport Times – Swim For Life

Tragic drowning inspires YMCA to offer water safety program Kathie Rowell, Special to The Times Published 9:00 a.m. CT Sept. 25, 2017 | Updated 2:20 p.m. CT Sept. 25, 2017 A new program aims to teach water safety to Caddo school kids. Henrietta Wildsmith/The Times (Photo: Henrietta Wildsmith/The Times) By the end of this school […]


8.10.17 Shreveport Times – Never Too Old

Never too old: How three locals changed their lives Kathie Rowell, Special to The Times Published 10:59 a.m. CT Aug. 9, 2017 | Updated 7:05 a.m. CT Aug. 10, 2017 Buy Photo (Photo: Kathie Rowell/The Times) Have you heard the saying “Big things often have small beginnings?” That could be the theme for these three […]


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