Welcome to the Monocacy
Aquatic Club (MAC). The Monocacy Aquatic Club is a year round
swimming program, dedicated to advancing the sport of swimming.
Since 1976, MAC has provided a program for all swimmers who wish to
improve their swimming skills by training year round. Our coaching
staff has developed a program that provides each swimmer with the
required skills and conditioning to be successful at any level of
swimming. The skill level of MAC swimmers ranges from the
noncompetitive swimmer who is just learning to swim up to and
including swimmers who are competing at a national
Competitive swimming is a
wonderful activity for everyone, and is a sport in which the entire
family can be involved. The competitive philosophy at MAC is to
allow swimmers to set goals for themselves and then compete against
their own past performances to achieve these goals. With this
approach, swimmers learn self-motivation to achieve their goals and
personal pride once their goals are reached. These qualities
produce a positive influence on their character, schoolwork and
other activities. A high percentage of MAC swimmers continue to
make their school's honor roll. MAC is very fortunate and proud to
provide a program that plays such a positive role in children's
Objectives of MAC
The objectives of the
Monocacy Aquatic Club include the personal, physical, and
competitive development of its swimmers, community involvement, and
state, regional and national involvement. They
- To provide an opportunity to
participate in a sport that allows development of social and
personal skills that will be used for a lifetime.
- To promote physical fitness,
proper conditioning and good health habits.
- To assist our youth in the
development of good sportsmanship, personal pride, positive
self-image, team participation, self discipline, and
- To provide training and
facilities that allow young athletes to reach their maximum
- To provide a training program
that will allow competitive swimmers to advance to all levels of
competition through United States Swimming.
- To support and advance
Maryland Swimming, Inc. by being actively involved in the
competitive and administrative levels.
- To support the United States
Swimming Eastern Zone through occasional travel meets, Long Course
Zone meets, local Sectional meets and Eastern Zone administrative
- To be involved in the United
States Swimming Convention, future Junior Championship meets and
the National Championship meets.