CONNECTICUT NEWS

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

The two day CT Masters Long Course Championships held at the Wesleyan Natatorium at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut featured some outstanding swims and great camaraderie. Mike Laux and Andy Reul scorched their 1500 swims, each launching themselves into potential number #2 national rankings in their age groups. Laux did a 27.33.48 in the Men’s […]

Lake Quassy Swimfest (3 Mile, 1.5 Mile, 0.5 Mile Swims) September 3, 2016

Saturday September 3 will be the 10th Annual Lake Quassy Swimfest, held at the Quassapag Sailing Center in Middlebury, Connecticut. Swim in beautiful Lake Quassapaug in Middlebury, CT 60 Foot Deep, Spring Fed, Fresh Water Lake Point to Point, Straight Line Swims for 3 and 1 ½ Mile Swim Races 3 Mile Open Water Race […]

CT Nutmeg Games (Results) /Greenwich 2 Mile Swim (Results)

The CT Nutmeg Games Masters Swim Meet, hosted by Central Connecticut State University, was held Saturday, August 6th. The meet featured a sprint and a distance challenge. The sprint challenge was four 50’s (fly, back, breast, free) and the 100 IM. The distance challenge was four – 200s and the 400 IM. The photo above […]

Pig Iron (Results)/ Upcoming Open Water Swims

The Pig Iron Swimfest was held Sunday July 24 in Vernon, CT. Four races were held that featured many CONN swimmers. In the 3 mile, Jeff Stuart was first out of the water in a time of 1:20:53. Jeff Michaud was 2nd with a time of 1:21:15. Julie Madison was first female finisher with a […]

U.S. MASTERS NEWS

2015-2016 SCY Top Ten

Conn led by Jeremy Virgil and Mary Anne Condon scored 28 Individual Top Tens for the 2015-2016 Short Course Yards (SCY) Ranking season. Virgil, who earned four top tens, was number one in the nation in the men’s 35-39 age group for the 1650 Yard Swim. Condon was 1st in the 50 Back for 70-74 […]

Frank Wuest

It is with sadness that I share the news of Frank Wuest’s passing.  He was a longtime member of New England Master’s.  Some may know him through his participation and organizing in open water swimming, especially in the Rhode Island area.  He was also signed up to swim in the CT LCM Championships coming up in a […]

Coaching Level 3 Certification Class

USMS will be having a Coaching Level 3 Certification Class on Sat., Oct. 29, 2016 in East Elmhurst, NY.  In order to take the Level 3 class, you must be a current USMS member and have passed Levels 1 and 2.  The class is going to be taught by Mel Goldstein and Bill Brenner, both of whom […]

Swim Across the Sound(Results)/Kingdom Swim

July 30th was a special day for swimming. Many Conn Swimmers swam for a cause larger than themselves. The 29th Annual St. Vincent’s Hospital Swim Across the Sound was held. Swimmers departed Port Jefferson, NY and swam 25K to Captain’s Cove Seaport, Bridgeport, CT. They swam as solo swimmers, two-person relays and team relays — all for the cause of raising money […]