CONNECTICUT NEWS

CT Open Water Championships-June 25

The Connecticut Open Water Championships was held today at Lake Quassapaug in Middlebury, CT. The one mile swim was sanctioned both by USA Swimming and US Masters and was held on the grounds of Quassy Amusement Park. Steve Akers won his 4th straight men’s championsip. Full results will be posted when available. Steve also helped […]

August 27-28 – CT Masters Long Course Championships (Wesleyen)

August 27 and 28 there will be a two day CT Masters Long Course Championships meet at the Wesleyan Natatorium at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. Peter Solomon will be the meet director. Day one events include: 50 ­Meter Breaststroke 50 ­Meter Freestyle 200 ­Meter Individual Medley 100 ­Meter Backstroke 100 ­Meter Butterfly 200­ Meter […]

Lake Terramuggus Swim June 19

Connecticut Open Water Season kicked off today on Lake Terramuggus in Marlborough with 3, 2, 1, and 1/2 mile swim races. Each race featured a wet-suit division. Many CONN Masters swimmers sporting the team colors on their bathing caps and tee-shirts came out on this gorgeous Father’s Day. The water temperature was reported at 73 […]

Wilton LC Summer Sizzler-July 10

Save the Date. The Wilton Wahoo Masters Annual Summer Sizzler Long Course Swim Meet has been scheduled for July 10. Registration Information is available here: Wilton 16th Annual Summer Sizzler Swim Meet Swimmers are permitted to enter a MAXIMUM of four (4) individual events & three (3) relay events. The 400 freestyle will be limited […]

U.S. MASTERS NEWS

Olympic Trials on TV

CONN Masters swimmers hoping to get a glimpse of our country’s top swimmers can watch the US Olympic Trials on TV, starting June 26. Here’s hoping for lots of slow motion replays focusing on technique. Here is the schedule: Sunday, June 26 6 p.m. NBCSN Qualifying Heats (tape) 8 p.m. NBC M/W 400 IM; M […]

Why We Swim

https://www.facebook.com/USMastersSwimmingFanPage/videos/1137999426221036/ Former CONN Swimmer, Holly Neumann, who is now the Education Manager for US Masters Swimming in Sarasota, Florida, has sent along news that U.S. Masters Swimming has released a new video and social media campaign called ‪#Why We Swim‬. You might enjoy watching and sharing it. You can help the campaign gain steam by […]

Conn Swimmer Sanchez Sets Records in Puerto Rico

CONN swimmer Cyndia Sanchez set three Puerto Rican national records in the women’s 35-39 age group at the Masters Championships of Puerto Rico, winning all three breaststroke events in the long course championships held in San Juan on May 19-22, 2016. Here are her times: 50 Breast – 39.31 100 Breast – 1.26.17 200 Breast […]

SCY Nationals Recap (Race Videos)

The CONN team  put up some speedy times in Greensboro.  Andy Reul had two second place finishes, Jennifer Fredricks had two third place finishes and many members of the team have set personal bests in their swims!  Here are the CONN swimmer times in individual events and relays.  Great job by all!  Congratulations on showing the […]