The February 2017 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazette, has been uploaded.
Betsy Durrant and Charlie Cockrell were named the two recipients of this year’s Stevenson Service Award, recognizing outstanding volunteer service to Virginia Masters Swimming. The award is presented by the Virginia Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC), the governing body for U.S. Masters Swimming in Virginia and West Virginia. The award was named for Chris and […]
One of the most daunting tasks for meet hosts is to secure officials. A common strategy is to use officials certified by USA Swimming or other swimming organizations, but sometimes that is not sufficient. USMS has now started its own certification program; please see this page for more details. There are currently two certification levels: Stroke […]
Check out this new video from the Phlex Swim Channel. While the drill itself has been around a while, this video provides some beautifully shot footage and a bit of quirky dialogue to add entertainment value. The new Phlex You Tube channel promises regular video releases , including gear reviews and another recent skill clip […]
The David Gregg III Memorial meet was held Feb 4-5 in Richmond. There were 103 swimmers entered in the meet, and lots of fast swimming was in evidence! The results have been uploaded to the USMS database and posted on our website. We have photos, too!
VMST’s annual David Gregg III Memorial Meet will be held at the NOVA Aquatics center in Richmond Feb 4-5. Heat sheets are now available!
When is the last time you put yourself into a competitive situation? Many of us have a list of reasons why we don’t compete, and for sure, some of them are important to heed. BUT, many of us also have reasons that are actually excuses. By far, one of the best things about masters is […]
We offer adults in Virginia and West Virginia the opportunity to participate in a lifelong fitness and/or competitive swimming program. If you are looking for a place to swim near you, check out our list of clubs.