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Swimmers Unite at the Kalispell Swim Meet

Swimmers Unite at the Kalispell Swim Meet

The Flatwater Lake Open Water Swim Club (FLOWS) had a nice turnout at the super fun dual-sanctioned meet on January 15th in Kalispell, MT. About a dozen masters swimmers from Hamilton to Whitefish competed.  This allowed the FLOWS to have two relays in each of the relay events! Way to start 2022 out strong!

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Story Sharing Campaign

Story Sharing Campaign

At the end of October, the Montana LMSC approved a Story Sharing Campaign for the month of November. One story will be published online and distributed via email each week. A couple survey responses suggested the LMSC to promote positive stories about its members. The LMSC is making it a priority to shine some light on stories of hope, inspiration, and the strength to overcome. We recognize that with many of us out of the water, swimming may not be…

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2021 Membership Renewal

2021 Membership Renewal

On Sunday, October 25, the MT LMSC voted to offer a benefit program to acknowledge renewing members’ loyalty. People who renew their membership between November 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021 can direct the LMSC to do one of the following with the $12 LMSC fee that is part of their USMS registration. Receive a rebate check from the LMSC for $12. Send the member’s $12 rebate to any swimming club or workout group in Montana that is registered with…

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USMS Launches Modified Year-Plus Membership

USMS Launches Modified Year-Plus Membership

USMS says… Over the past month, the USMS Board of Directors has been discussing how best to adjust to the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting pool closures, and decided to move forward with the Modified Year-Plus membership. This promotional offer is one piece of the board’s overall strategy. The Modified Year-Plus membership will allow swimmers who join USMS or renew their membership between now and Oct. 31, 2020, to be a member for the rest of…

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USMS Clinics coming to Missoula, Montana in May 2010

USMS Clinics coming to Missoula, Montana in May 2010

USMS Coach Certification, Clinic Course for Coaches and a Stroke Clinic coming to Missoula, Montana May 9 and 10 USMS Level 1 & 2 Coach Certification Saturday, May 9, 2020 8 a.m.–3 p.m. USMS Clinic Course for Coaches Sat. & Sun., May 9 & 10, 2020 2-part course USMS Stroke Clinic Sunday, May 10, 2020 8:15 a.m.–12 p.m.

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Welcome to SwimMontana

Welcome to SwimMontana

Welcome from the Montana Local Masters Swimming Committee (“LMSC”)! We are swimmers age 18 and up, and we are fitness swimmers, competitors, triathletes and lap swimmers. From our mission “To promote health, wellness, fitness, and competition for adults through swimming” to our vision “USMS will be the premier resource for adult aquatic fitness in the United States and will make fitness through swimming available for as many adults as possible” we’re all about swimming for fun and fitness. Visit the…

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2022 BOZ Smiles May Classic – Apr 29-May 1

2022 BOZ Smiles May Classic – Apr 29-May 1

NEW DATE!! The BOZ Smiles May Classic Meet will be held April 29 – May 1!! REGISTRATION DEADLINE: April 21, 2022 HOST: BOZ Barracudas LOCATION: Bozeman Swim Center, Bozeman, MT POOL: Indoor, 50 LCM Pool Qualifying Meet: No USA Swimming Sanction Number 2225. This meet will be sanctioned for Masters. A corrected event file (002) was posted 4-10-2022. Please use this file for entries. Meet Contract and Registration Form

RESULTS – April Flowers Masters Swim Meet

RESULTS – April Flowers Masters Swim Meet

Congratulations to the swimmers who competed in the April Flowers Meet on April 9, 2022 in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho! There were 28 new MT State Records with 22 by BSMT swimmers and 6 by one member not attached to a club. It is encouraging to see opportunities like this for swimmers to reconnect and challenge their fitness. Meet results and records can be found below. Meet Results Updated Short Course Meters records for Montana

RESULTS – 2022 Montana SCY Championship Meet

RESULTS – 2022 Montana SCY Championship Meet

Congratulations to all swimmers! It was wonderful to be back together at the Butte Family YMCS this year on April 8 and 9, 2022. This was an exciting meet and we hope you all feel good about showing up and making waves. The Meet Results and Team Scores can be found below. Meet Results Team Scores

NEW Masters Swim Workouts

NEW Masters Swim Workouts

A letter from your LMSC Coaches Chair- As the Montana LMSC Coaches Chair, I have heard from many swimmers who either swim by themselves or with a small group.  They’re looking for challenging workouts. Beginning April 18 to the end of May 2022, I will post 2 workouts each week. Each workout will have a different theme, contain some coaching comments, and can be tailored to meet the needs of any swimmer. I hope you find these workouts meet your…

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2022 Montana Masters SCY Championship Meet & Annual Meeting

2022 Montana Masters SCY Championship Meet & Annual Meeting

The MT LMSC is proud to present and host the 2022 Montana SCY Championship Meet! This meet is a USMS sanctioned event. We will swim, conduct our annual meeting, and have fun! Meet Registration closes on Thursday, March 31, 2022 11:55 PM.  Championship Meet Friday, April 8 – Saturday, April 9, 2022 Location: Butte Family YMCA 2975 Washoe St. Butte, MT 59701 Meet Information Sheet The meet information sheet contains details about the swim meet and social. Entries will be…

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WWU Masters Swim Meet – Register by March 9th

WWU Masters Swim Meet – Register by March 9th

Photo alt text:  Female swimmer swimming freestyle in clear blue pool with lane lines. Thanks to WWU Masters Swimming’s determination and quick turnaround, they will be hosting a meet at Arne Hanna Aquatic Center in Bellingham on Sunday, March 13. Yes, you read correctly, only 9 days from now. Registration is now open and will close on Wednesday, March 9 at 11:59 pm. Meet Information Registration PNA Pool Meets Chair Lorraine Masse

Winter 2022 Newsletter

Winter 2022 Newsletter

Happy New Year!  Welcome back to USMS and to the MT LMSC I hope you are all back in the water and staying fit. Below you will find a link to our newsletter. It contains information about happenings in the MT LMSC. Please read it for information about 2022 Rebate Changes in Volunteerism Coaches Corner Officials Membership renewal Click here to read the Newsletter

4th Annual Bellevue Club Masters Mile

4th Annual Bellevue Club Masters Mile

Registration is open! Limited to 60 entrants, and there is a maximum entry time limit of 45 minutes. Below are links to more information about the event.  Click this sentence to view Meet Information Click this sentence to view Registration Information – Deadline is Monday, January 24, 11:59 pm PST For more information, contact Sally Dillon salswmr@comcast.net

Teddy Bear Classic Swim Meet

Teddy Bear Classic Swim Meet

The Teddy Bear Classic swim meet is a dual-sanctioned meet. Members of USMS and USA Swimming can participate in the event.  Location: Bozeman Visit the link below for more details.  https://www.teamunify.com/EventShow.jsp?returnPage=%2FEventsCurrent.jsp%3Fteam%3Dmtms&id=1249665&team=mtms