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Welcome to Iowa Masters Swimming!

We are competitive, recreational and fitness swimmers, ages 18 and over. We swim for life! Our national organization, United States Masters Swimming is an organization of over 40,000 men and women, offering fitness and competitive opportunities to all.

What is Masters Swimming?

Founded in 1970, Masters Swimming is part of United States Aquatic Sports (USAS), the governing body for amateur swimming in the United States. Swimmers age 18 and older are welcome to join and participate at whatever level they choose in this "lifetime sport." Masters range in ability from those just learning to swim to former collegiate and Olympic swimmers. There is a full schedule of local, national, and international swimming events for those Masters interested in competing. Some Masters choose not to compete, but join to enjoy the healthful benefits of swimming and to meet other active adults.

Would you like to become a member of the Iowa Masters swimming club?

To join Iowa Masters, please click here to find the registration information. Membership is administered by state, not by the national organization.

Download the 2014 One Year Membership Application registration form (Revised) (pdf 108K).
(posted 2014.08.14)


2014.09.17 -- US Aquatic Sports 2014 Convention Report By Jennifer Krogmeier

Jennifer Krogmeier of Davenport attended the 2014 USMS convention in September in Jacksonville, Fla. She filed this report with the Iowa Masters executive committee. We are sharing her report to update our membership on some of the organization's policy guidelines and professional development opportunities.
-- Norm Bower, Iowa Master Chair

Click here to read the full report.

(posted 2014.10.09)


Adult Learn to Swim - Taking Masters Swimming(TM) to its next level.

The LMSC Development Committee is pleased to offer this webinar education opportunity to LMSC volunteers throughout U.S. Masters Swimming.

Thursday, November 20
5:30pm Pacific - 8:30pm Eastern

--repeats—

Monday, December 1
5:30pm Pacific - 8:30pm Eastern

Teleconference & Screen Sharing Information for both instances

This 60-75 minute webinar will use teleconference and screen-sharing technology. Participating by phone and watching the screencast will be best. Participants can also dial in to hear the audio and follow along with the presentation slides but will miss the live tour of resources available on the usms.org website.
(Posted: 2014.11.14)
Official Publication
USMS Swimmer On Line

USMS Swimmer

Current Issue:
Nov/Dec

 

(posted: 2014.11.14)





Check out our Meet Information for our upcoming meets.


University of Iowa Masters Meet
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Location: University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center;
309 S. Madison Street, Iowa City. IA;
Warm-ups @ 12:30 PM, meet begins @ 1:30 PM;

Meet Information (pdf)
Entry Form (pdf)

(Posted: 2014.11.03)


2015 Winter Iowa Games

Loras College, San Jose Pool;
1901 Cox Street; Dubuque, Iowa 52001
Saturday, January 24 - Warm up 8 AM, Competition 9 AM
Sunday, January 25 - Warm up 8 AM, Competition 9 AM;

Entry Form and Liability Waiver (
pdf)

(Posted: 2014.11.18)


SWIA Masters Short Course Fall Meet 2014

Kirn Pool YMCA, Council Bluffs, IA;
Meet Coordinator: Melissa Chapman; email: mdean@metroymca.org;

Meet Results (
pdf)

(Posted: 2014.11.14)


Synopsis:

More than 50 years after landmark civil rights decisions opened schools and voting booths, fewer than 1% of competitive swimmers in the U.S. are black and Latino. Parting the Waters is the story of African-American championship swimmers Maritza Correia and Cullen Jones, and the young black and Latino swimmers coming up behind them - as they challenge old myths, fears, and stereotypes to break down the last vestiges of segregation.

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To contact us:

E-mail: Norm Bower