CONNECTICUT NEWS

Message from the Chair, Jeff Sargent

Snow and ice on the road and more snow falling greeted me as I sat down at my desk on another dismal February Monday in Connecticut. Roads were closed. Schools were closed. And unfortunately, the Y had a delayed opening which meant no time to swim before work. I signed on to my computer and […]

Great Groundhog Meet

121 Swimmers competed in the 30th Annual Groundhog Meet on Sunday, February 1st.  20 clubs were represented from all over the US.  Many thanks to Mike Laux and Ellen Johnston for hosting the well run meet.  Also thanks to the officials, timers, and anyone else who volunteered for their time.  Results are posted on USMS.org and […]

Reminder about upcoming meets.

Registration ends for the Groundhog meet tomorrow, Friday, January 30th, before noon.  On deck entries are discouraged but allow for an increased fee for those unable to get their entries in tomorrow.  I suspect there will be an after meet brunch at a local restaurant.  Please see Carolyn Daniels or Robyn DeMarco at the meet if […]

Attention CONN Master’s

An email will be distributed shortly to all registered CONN Masters with an opportunity to vote for a new CONN Master’s logo and tagline.  There are many creative and fun ideas.  The winning logo will be used to create new CONN Master’s caps which will be distributed to all registered CONN Master’s.   If you […]

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 […]