Thames Aquatic Club… Swimming With a Purpose!

Vitale Aquatic & Tennis is home to the high quality, year-round swim team, Thames Aquatic Club. You’ll have practice 3 to 5 days a week, meets on weekends and an end of the season party. Take your swimming to whatever level you desire!

Vitale Aquatic & Tennis offers both recreational and competitive programs for you to choose from. Our recreational leagues are a great way to train and bond with teammates, improve individual technique, make new friends, and swim with fun in mind!  Want a more intensive, competitive program? TAC offers training for advanced swimmers to take their goals to the State, Zone and National level!

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Mission Statement:

Thames Aquatic Club, LLC is a competitive and recreational swim program designed to encourage fun, friendship and fast swimming in a safe and positive environment. TAC is aimed at offering high-quality, reasonably priced, swim instruction both for athletic and personal development.

As a USA Swimming Member, TAC adheres to the Safe Sport and Athlete protection guidelines set forth by USA Swimming. Information regarding Safe Sport, can be found here!

Thame Aquatic Club’s Safe sport documents and policies can be found in the TAC Handbook.


TNT is Thames Aquatic Club’s Introductory to Competitive Swimming group.  For swimmers ages 6 through 12 with little or no organized swim experience.Children will learn all 4 strokes and the drills used to improve efficiency and stroke technique.  Turns, starts, how to read a pace clock are incorporated!

Practices are held 2 times per week.


NAUTILUS is TAC’s first level of competitive swimmer. These swimmers must have the desire to learn all four competitive strokes. We focus on technique and drills in this group. Swimmers at this level will also be introduced to simple training techniques and improved endurance all while having fun! The Sea Pups will also begin to focus on the physiological \ systems along with technique training. They will participate in local meets.

Practices are held 3 times per week.


TRITON are a group of swimmers with solid, fundamental skills and have a desire to reach their competitive potential. They are ready and willing to develop a more extensive training base. IM and distance events are encouraged to develop versatility. The Sea Lions represent TAC in local meets and participate in various championships. Travel meets may begin to be introduced.

Practices are held 4 days per week.


SEAWOLF are an elite group of swimmers who are dedicated to making an increased commitment to swimming at the club or High School level. While technique will continue to be stressed, it will be done within the structure of increased training. Additional meet opportunities may be provided to introduce the Seals to higher levels of competition. These swimmers will also represent TAC in local and higher meets. Travel meets may be incorporated.

Practices are held 5 days per week

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Thames Aquatic Club is sponsored by Speedo and is a proud member of Connecticut Swimming and USA Swimming. TAC has also achieved the following USA Swimming recognitions.

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