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Diving Into Spring…and the Record Book!

RCA’s Dive Into Spring meet was held on March 19 in Lexington, VA. Results and photos have been uploaded for the meet, which featured four new national records!

March Issue of The Wet Gazette

The March 2017 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazette, has been uploaded.

2016 All-Star Swimmers

Four swimmers from our LMSC have been named as All-Stars for the year 2016!

SCM 2016 Season Wrap-Up

The final Top 10 lists for the 2016 short-course meters season (SCM16) have been published, making this a fine time to highlight some of the many impressive achievements by our LMSC swimmers in 25 meter pools!

February Issue of The Wet Gazette

The February 2017 edition of the LMSC Newsletter, The Wet Gazette, has been uploaded.

LMSC Service Award Winners Announced

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 […]

USMS Officials Certification Program

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 […]

David Gregg Meet Report

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!

2017 David Gregg Meet Approaches!

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!

LCM 2016 Season Wrap-Up

The final Top 10 lists for the 2016 long-course meters season (LCM16) have been published, making this a fine time to highlight some of the many impressive achievements by our LMSC swimmers in those long 50m pools!

VA Beach Fall Meet 2016 Race Information

The psych sheets have been posted for the meet this weekend; check back here next week for results.

It’s Never Too Late To Be Great!

Coach Don Easterling and Suzi Burns, a beginning masters swimmer, talk about her journey to becoming a competitive swimmer. Coach Easterling also shares breaststroke technique tips and ways he helped Suzi get it right.