CONNECTICUT NEWS

Open Water Season Growing

Open water swim races have already started to be posted and announced so start getting your reflective goggles and sunscreen ready.  Lake Terramuggus is having an open water swim featuring 1/2 mile, 1 mile, 2 mile, and 3 mile races.  Participants can sign up for one or more races.  Dave Parcels Open Water Championships will […]

Successful Mini Meet in Wilton

Wilton hosted a short course mini meet on Sunday, April 12.  It was a successful meet that included some great swims, some state record breaking relays, and lots of new swimmers.  Thank you for everyone that participated.  Many, many thanks to the people who ran the meet:  especially Jeff Sargent for putting the meet together, officiating, and […]

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CONN Masters has a new logo

C Splash was the winning logo in the recent survey. 134 people responded to the survey.  C Splash was voted their first choice by over 40% of participants.  Caps will be made with the logo for CONN Masters to support their team spirit.  Details about the caps and their distribution will be publish when they are […]

Congratulations to Championships Swimmers

Connecticut Senior Championships were held March 5-8 at Wesleyan University included three Connecticut Masters Swimmers.  Jeff Sargent went a 59.92 in the 100 Fly.  Jennifer Crozier went a 25.46 in the 50 Free.  Jeremy Virgil went a 2:06.32 in the 200 Fly, 10:40.57 in the 1000 Free, and a 5:07.09 in the 500 Free.  Congratulations […]

U.S. MASTERS NEWS

USMS Coaching Certification Class in Connecticut

USMS is hosting a USMS Masters Coach Certification Level 1 and 2 Class on Saturday, April 18th, 2015, starting at 9:00 am running through 5:00 pm.  The class will be held at Hilton Garden Inn Hartford North\Bradley International Airport located at 555 Corporate Drive, Windsor, Connecticut.  This is an excellent opportunity for any one who coaches Masters Swimmers, paid or […]

Reminder information from the Registration Page

A reminder for registration season: During the online registration process, you will be asked to pick a registered USMS club.  If you do not pick a club, you will be automatically assigned to UC05, which is the unattached club*.  Once you pick a club, if that club has workout groups (not all do), you will […]

Invitations to Meets in Metropolitan and New England

Both Metropolitan (southern New York including NYC and Long Island)  and New England (all of New England minus Connecticut) LMSCs made specific points to invite Connecticut Master’s to their upcoming swim meets.  Highlights of the fall season include: Post SCY in Brookville, NY on October 5th, October Swim Fest at Simmons College in Boston on […]

Master’s Swimming and Triathlons just go together

There have been many Connecticut Masters participating in Triathlons this summer.  Whether a swimmer that tried a tri, or a triathlete that wanted more experience swimming and joined USMS, the sports really to seem to draw many of the same people.  If you are a Connecticut Master’s swimmer and notice a triathlete who is interested […]