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.  

Practice Schedule

Meet Schedule

Fees and Expenses

Meet Entry Process

Parent Q and A

LRST is always looking for new swimmers.  To arrange a tryout, please email: 

Head Coach:  Gabby Kariotakis

Bronze Coach and Administrative Guru:  Nick Hanna

Rec Department Aquatic Manager:  Matt Demaline


Register for programs here


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Lakewood Board of Education
Ms. Emma Petrie Barcelona, President
Mrs. Betsy Bergen Shaughnessy, Vice President
Ms. Linda G. Beebe
Mr. Michael J. Callahan
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