Masters Swimming

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Our U.S. Masters Swimming program appropriately challenges beginner to competitive swimmers by improving stroke technique. Whether you are a traditional competitive master’s swimmer, an open water swimmer, a triathlete, or you just want to swim for fun, this program is for you! Not only is swimming a life skill, but this program will help you develop a healthier lifestyle through swimming, build friendships through our members, and grow by meeting your personal fitness goals.

Benefits of the Program:

  • Opportunity to participate in USMS workouts with a sanctioned swimming group
  • Stay active and build a healthier lifestyle
  • Meet friends, participate in events, and reach your personal swimming goals
  • Opportunities to compete locally or nationally in pool, open-water, clinics, and fitness challenge events
  • Ability to track and record your fitness progress and goals
  • Subscription to SWIMMER magazine, member e-newsletter, and access to lots of materials on the USMS website

ALL PARTICIPANTS NEED TO BE REGISTERED WITH U.S. MASTERS SWIMMING. Greater Somerset County YMCA is registered with USMS as Somerset County YMCA Masters (SCYM). Registration for the team is a separate cost beyond the monthly practice fees.



About U.S. Masters Swimming

U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) was founded in 1970. A non-profit corporation, USMS supports more than 1,000 adult swim programs in 52 regions throughout the United States. They have more than 50,000 individual members, ranging in age from 18 to over 100.

Our U.S. Masters Swimming program was recently awarded a Gold Club designation, the highest level of recognition available.

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