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Welcome to TBAY-Lakeland

TBAY-Lakeland Area Aquatics Swim Team invites swimmers of all levels to participate.

This swim program is competitive for youths ages 5 and older. The club, which is registered with Florida Swimming and United States Swimming, trains at the Gandy Pool at the Kelly Recreation Center and at Simpson Park in Lakeland.

For most of the year, practices are at the
Gandy Aquatic Complex Monday through Thursday from 5:00-7:00 p.m.; Fridays 5:00-6:30 p.m.; and Saturdays 9:00-11:00 a.m. During the summer, the club trains at Simpson Aquatic Complex in the mornings Mondays through Thursdays in June and July. Swimmers must be able to demonstrate that they can swim 25 yards freestyle with some degree of success. The club teaches competitive strokes.

Swimmers are divided by ages and development for training. The club competes in Florida swim meets in Central and West Central Florida. Summer swim team opportunities are offered in April through August for novice swimmers.

Costs include an annual $55 fee to USA Swimming. In addition, there are monthly dues and a one-time registration fee of $20.00 per family.
Swimmers should submit a completed USA Swim Registration for USA/FL swimming, a copy of their birth certificate, and a check to Coach Roy Wilshire. Please contact Coach Roy at 863-644-4837 or email him at to confirm amount due.

  • Call to confirm practice sites. Gandy Aquatic Complex (863) 648-3157, Simpson Aquatic Complex (863) 603-6286. The Gandy Pool features a 10 lane, 25-yard short course heated pool with a one-meter diving board and a 3-4 feet deep recreation pool. A handicap ramp at 0-depth and a hydraulic handicap lift-chair is provided. Open year round.

  • Amenities at Gandy Pool include vending machines (food and drink permitted in pavilion areas only), lockers for personal belongings, lap lanes/time clocks available, bleacher seating, shower/changing rooms, PFD’s (personal floatation devices) available for check out.

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