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Rookie Triathlon Course Preview Clinic

Screen Shot 2017-03-27 at 10.15.55 AMJoin Coaches from the Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy on Sunday, April 23rd for a Rookie Triathlon Course Preview Clinic. Whether it’s your first triathlon or your 100th spin on the course, this clinic will provide a ton of tips and strategies for […]

By | March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Triathlon Open Water Swim Clinic!

Screen Shot 2017-03-27 at 10.46.20 AMTriathlon season is fast approaching and if you’ve never experienced that “race day” feeling of swimming near others, this clinic is perfect for you! The first half is an “in-classroom” strategy discussion where our certified coaches will discuss all of the aspects of […]

By | March 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Open Water Swim Clinic

open-water-swim-clinicGearing Up for Triathlon Season? Prepare now with our first Open Water Swim Clinic of the season. This clinic, taking place at Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy, will cover important race day tactics including sighting, drafting, buoy turns and more!

Build confidence and practice in a safe environment. […]

By | February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flip Turn Clinic

flip-clinicWe still have space available for our February Flip Turn Clinic taking place Friday, February 10th, 2017!  Learn techniques and tips on earning free speed every time you hop in the pool.


By | February 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Day in the Life…Triathlon Director (and new Mom) Natasha Van der Merwe

screen-shot-2017-02-04-at-8-18-01-amLately, we’ve all been wondering how new Mom, Tri Director and Professional Triathlete, Natasha Van der Merwe has been juggling it all. It certainly helps that sweet baby Nadine seems to already understand just how important those training sessions can be for her Mom. Maybe it’s the whirl […]

By | February 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Academy Triathletes Crossing that IRONMAN Finish Line

ironman-austin-fitThe February issue of Austin Fit Magazine is out on newsstands today and four of our triathletes are featured in the pages as first-time IRONMAN finishers!  Coach Carrie Barrett talked to each of them about their fears, motivations and desires to race in one of the most […]

By | February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Athlete of the Month

Q&A with Tony Prohl

– Can you give us a little background on yourself? Did you play sports growing up? Hobbies? Interests?

Sure, growing up in the suburbs of Chicago, my dad was a big sports guy, while I did play and overall enjoy sports, I preferred them as recreational. Throughout […]

By | January 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holiday Schedule

December 24th

7:30 – 10:30am Group Cycle

NO Masters Swim

NO Group Strength/Conditioning  

December 25th


December 26th – December 30th 

Regular hours

December 31st

7:30 – 10:30am Group Cycle

10:00 […]

By | December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Schedule for Masters

We will be closed Thursday, November 24th


Monday 11/21: 5:45 – 7:00am & 11:45 – 1:00pm

Tuesday 11/22:  11:45-1:00pm

Wednesday 11/23: 5:45-7:00am

Friday 11/25:  11:45-1:00pm

Saturday 11/266:30-7:30am


By | November 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

That’s What I Look Like When I Swim?

Y’all. I fancy myself a decent swimmer. Ok…an adequate swimmer…I’m an adult triathlete who wasn’t a trained youth swimmer. Getting around buoys and making the cutoff time officially makes me “adequate,” right?  I’ve been doing triathlons since (gulp) 2002 and back in the day, it was common for me to come out of the water […]

By | October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments