Lakewood Ranger Swim Team (LRST)

The Lakewood Ranger Swim Team (LRST) is a developmental swim team, affiliated with USA Swimming.   LRST is a year-round program designed for youth swimmers of all ages who desire to train for competition.  LRST is represented by swimmers in many local and national meets, including the 2012 USA Olympic Trials.  School year practices are held at the Lakewood High School Pool, and summer practices are held at Foster Pool in Lakewood Park.  



Fees and Expenses

Meet Entry Process

Parent Q and A



Interested in joining LRST?  To arrange a tryout, please email: 

Foster Pool is the summer home of LRST


Head Coach:  Doreen O'Malley

Head Coach Emeritus/Gold Group:  Gabby Kariotakis

Administrative Guru:               Nick Hanna

Rec Department Aquatic Manager:  Matt Demaline


USA Swimming Safe Sport Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy

Most information is posted to LRST's app, available once a swimmer has tried out.


Register for programs here


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Mr. Michael J. Callahan, Vice President
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