The Lake Central High School boys’ swim team competes during the winter sports season. In the month of February, the IHSAA varsity tournament begins. There is a varsity and JV squad. Their meets consist of 9 individual events (200 m freestyle, 200 m individual medley, 50 m freestyle, 1 meter diving, 100 m butterfly, 100 m freestyle, 500 m freestyle, 100 m backstroke, 100 m breaststroke) and 3 relay events (200 m medley relay, 200 m free relay, 400 m free relay). The varsity team has 11 dual meets and 2 invitationals followed by the conference meet and State tournaments. The JV team has 7 meets along with a JV conference invitational. The majority of training is done in the water. Swimming is a highly aerobic sport that requires morning and afternoon workouts, 6 days a week. Athletes also train with weights and other cross training activities.
Diving is included as part of the swimming program. Divers compete on the 1 meter board. Diving participants must be able to swim safely on their own in deep water. In order to compete, divers must be able to perform 6 dives and represent all 5 dive categories (front, back, reverse, inward, and twisting). Varsity divers must be able to complete 11 dives (2 of every dive category and 1 additional dive). These dives are taught during their season. The team can dress up to 3 varsity divers and 3 JV divers for a total of 6 divers per meet.