With all of us practicing social distancing, we thought it would be a great time to get to know your coaches a little better. We asked our coaches 10 questions about themselves that their swimmers might not know. Here are their responses: Head Coach Nikolay Shevchenko Who is your hero? My parents What was your
This summer Freedom Aquatics will be celebrating our 5 year anniversary. We would like to take this time to share the story with our new and existing members about how Freedom Aquatics came to be. Currently only Freedom Aquatics originals (swimmers who started with us from the first day) may remember this story…..
The coaching staff at Freedom Aquatics have turned to “out of the box” methods to keep close tabs on their swimmers during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. With all locations closed while complying with governmental guidelines, Coach Nikolay and members of his coaching staff conducted virtual meetings on Monday to check in with their swimmers.
This past weekend Freedom Aquatics youngest stars headed to Felix Festa to compete at Metro 8 and Under Championships. Freedoms young stars shined both in and out of the pool. Out of the pool, Freedoms swimmers and coaches paraded their Olympic style prior to both Saturday sessions, donning white derby’s and carrying an Olympic banner.
Freedom Aquatics high school swimmers finished their seasons at their respective Local and State Championships. These swimmers should be commended for their hard work and dedication in juggling a very busy schedule of high school swimming and academics while still attending practices and competing for Freedom Aquatics. Congratulations to all participants on a job well
The short-course championship season began this past weekend with Freedom Aquatics swimmers heading to Lehman College for the 2020 Metropolitan Silver Championships. Freedom Aquatics was represented by over 55 swimmers that competed in over 285 events. There were some pretty impressive swims with medals (top 3 finishes) received by the following swimmers: 9 and Under
Dear members, As we continue to monitor developments of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we would like to remind you of important information resources and suggested safety measures everyone can follow. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to stress general precautions to prevent the spread of communicable diseases: wash your hands often; cover
We’ve recently launched a fundraiser to grow our organization including the development of programs for swimmers with developmental, behavioral and physical challenges as well as research into the future acquisition/construction of a location for this purpose. If you are interested in donating to this worthwhile cause, please visit our fundraising page here.
What started with the announcement that 2-time Metro Age Group Coach of the Year, Pasha Buyanov, would be joining the Freedom Aquatics Coaching staff ended with 2 PSAL Champions, 4 PSAL States Qualifiers and 14 IMX Trophy Winners. Freedom Aquatics was well represented at the 2020 Public High School Athletic League Boys Swimming and Diving