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Save the Date: USMS Coach & ALTS Instructor Training

Save the Date: USMS Coach & ALTS Instructor Training

The Oregon LMSC will be hosting two USMS certification events in October in Hood River, OR. USMS Coaches Certification Level 3 Saturday October 29th, All day training: 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. USMS Adults Learn to Swim (ALTS) Instructor Training Sunday October 30th All day training: 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Plus a swimmer stroke clinic from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. More details will be sent out as soon as USMS has the registration info/link available. If you have…

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Charlotte Sanddal: Swim Wisdom

Charlotte Sanddal: Swim Wisdom

Check out these two news reports about our very own Charlotte Sanddal: An article by Swimswam contributors, Taking 5 On Aging Like Sea Glass: Part II A TV interview by KTVH, 99-year-old Helena swimmer proves its never too late to try something new Charlotte is a success story from the Adults Learn to Swim Program! Hear about Charlotte’s background, motivations, and daily swim workouts. We are lucky to have Charlotte as a member of the Montana LMSC. Her next big…

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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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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

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!

Congratulations Coach Paul Landes!

Congratulations Coach Paul Landes!

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…

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BSMT Newsletter January 2021

BSMT Newsletter January 2021

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