Lenexa Lazers Swim & Dive Team

The Lenexa Lazers Swim and Dive Team is a recreational program that will teach athletes skill and technique while providing a fun, safe and team-oriented atmosphere. The coaching staff is dedicated to the swimmers’ development, and encourages hard work and a positive attitude in practice, meets, in the water and out. The program is guided and directed by city representatives and a volunteer advisory board, comprised of parent volunteers, coaches, a swimmer representative and a diving representative.

Lenexa Lazers handbook


Swimmer competing in Lazers meet

Sections

The Lenexa Lazers is for youth ages 7 to 18 years and is divided into three sections:

Pre-competitive swim team

This program is not a substitute for swim lessons. Your child must be beween 7 and 13 years old as of June 1, 2017 to be eligible.

They will be coached in stroke technique, but they should have general knowledge of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Your child should have completed swim lessons and be able to swim freestyle competently for 25 yards with their face in the water and without touching the bottom of the pool.

Practices are generally Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings. Meets are held on Friday evenings or Saturday mornings.

Competitive swim team

Your child must be between 8 and 18 years old as of June 1, 2017, and must be proficient at swimming the length of a 50-meter pool using freestyle, backstroke and 

Boy diving backwards

breaststroke.

Practices are generally Monday through Friday mornings. Meets are held on Thursday evenings.

Competitive dive team

This program is not a substitute for diving lessons. Your child must be between 7 and 18 years old by June 1, 2017, and be able to enter the water head first. They will need to perform three competitive dives to compete in the league.

Practices are generally Monday through Friday mornings. Meets are held on Tuesday evenings.


Registration and fees

Registration begins April 1, 2017.

  • First-come, first-served basis

  • If the roster is full, we will start a waiting list.

  • Late fees will be assessed beginning May 1, 2017.

  • We will give refunds until June 2, 2017, and will charge a $5 service fee.

  • Multiple-child discount available for three or more children within the same immediate family.

  • There are two ways to register:

  • Online

  • In person using the paper registration form at the Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak St. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Fees

Program type

Resident rate

Non-resident rate

Swim team (pre-competitive or competitive) only

$110

$145

Competitive dive team

$110

$145

Swim team (pre-competitive or competitive) AND dive team

$143

$185

Weather cancellations

Inclement weather hotline: 913.477.7170, Option 3.

If inclement weather causes us to cancel practice or meets, we will post that information no later than 30 minutes before the start of the program.

Contact Information

Lenexa Community Center, 913.477.7100.