Check out the Stroke Clinic Recap – Includes tips for freestyle, butterfly, and breaststroke. This Stroke Clinic took place at the Helena YMCA 1200 N Last Chance Gulch on Sunday, November 13, 2022 Coach Sam King, a 4th generation Montanan, grew up in Missoula. After high school, Sam moved to Laramie, Wyoming, to attend college at the University of Wyoming. He swam for the University of Wyoming. Following college and before attending law school, he was a professional swim coach for eight years, coaching kids ranging…
SWIM THE FISH REGISTRATION (right click to register) Contact Peggy Stringer | firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to set up a time to swim after you have registered. A few updates for you to note: New this year: Virtual One Mile Swim the Fish Can’t make it to Whitefish on August 13th but want to see where your mile time stacks up to the competition? No problem. Sign up for the Virtual One Mile Swim the Fish. Then swim a mile in open…
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
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!
Paul Landes received the USMS Kerry O’Brien Coaches Award for 2021 Below is why Paul is deserving of the 2021 Kerry O’Brien Coaches Award By Peggy Stringer Paul has brought energy and has implemented new traditions in the swimming fabric of not just Helena but throughout Montana. His dedication as a coach has improved the lives of his swimmers and strengthened our team’s bond with our community. “How we perform in the pool transfers to how we perform within our…
This month’s edition puts a spotlight on our wonderful volunteers, who have continued to help despite the pandemic! There is also information about a Swim for Hope event that runs through the month of February. Did you know that Swim for Hope has a chapter in Montana to help save lives by bringing hope to people whose lives are affected by suicide? Click here to read the latest edition of the Big Sky Masters Newsletter
BSMT club newsletter for Jan 2010 coming from club president Peggy Stringer. Click here for the newsletter.
BSMT club newsletter for Dec 2019 coming from club president Peggy Stringer. Click here for the newsletter.
April is Adult-Learn-to-Swim Month, a national campaign to raise awareness to the problem of adult drowning and help people find quality swim lessons near them. For the third year in a row, the Bozeman Masters Swim Club, in conjunction with the Swimming Saves Lives Foundation, is offering swimming lessons for adults in the Bozeman area with little or no swimming skills. Lessons will be taught by experienced, adult swimmers who have been specifically trained to teach adults how to swim….
Several members of the Big Sky Montana Masters and one member of the Missoula Masters traveled to Coeur D’Alene, ID this weekend to compete in the Kroc Masters February Flurry. Wendy McNamara lowered three of her Montana records in the 60-64 age group at the meet and a new name in our record books, Louise Albershardt, broke four Montana records in the 55-59 age group.