pacific masters swimming

We offer adults in Northern California and Northwestern Nevada the opportunity to participate in a lifelong fitness and/or competitive swimming program.
Pacific Masters Mission statement: The purpose of Pacific Masters Swimming is to encourage and promote physical fitness and enjoyment of swimming for adults 18 years of age and over through a program that supports clubs, coaches, facilities, education, competition and social opportunities.

Pacific Masters News and Events

Pacific Masters Monthly Meeting January 19, Doors Open at 6:45, Meeting at 7 PM

Pacific Masters Monthly Meeting
January 19, Doors Open at 6:45, Meeting at 7 PM
 
Join us next Wednesday, January 19, for our monthly meeting via the Zoom platform. If this is your first time Zooming, we suggest you sign on a little early to ask questions and address technical issues. Even if you are familiar with Zoom, sign on early to say "hi" to your fellow swimmers.
 
All members are encouraged to participate. Our monthly meeting reminder email will provide the Zoom link. If you are not on that list and would like to attend, please contact Chris Ottati, Administrator, for details.

Quicksilver Mid-Distance Meet Gunderson High School, San Jose, February 5, 2022

Quicksilver Mid-Distance Meet
Gunderson High School, San Jose, February 5, 2022
 
Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 5. This recently announced Quicksilver Swimming sponsored meet will be held at Gunderson High School in San Jose. We are excited to have a new venue to showcase our talents and will have more information for you at a later date.
 
To keep abreast of this and other developing news-worthy items, visit the schedule page on our Pacific Masters website.

2022 Splash and Dash Sprint Pentathlon February 26, 2022

2022 Splash and Dash Sprint Pentathlon
Save the Date! February 26, 2022
 
We are very happy to announce the return of one of our favorite meets presented by Albany Armada Masters. Five individual events go by quickly in one morning - 50's of each stroke and the 100 IM - at the Albany Aquatic Center. This year, two new events are offered. The 200-Y Mixed Free Relay as well as the 200-Y Mixed Medley Relay will complete the day with old-fashioned team efforts.
 
Note: Entrants are limited to five individual events and one relay. Don't miss the fun! Information and Registration

2022 Tamalpais Aquatic Masters Miracle Mile

Tamalpais Aquatic Masters Miracle Mile
January 1-31, 2022

Swim a mile in your own pool and help find a cure for lung cancer. TAM's Miracle Mile is unique because what you pay to participate is completely up to you. 50% of your payment is tax-deductible and will go to the Go2Foundation for Lung Cancer. Join us and swim for a cure!

Information and Registration

USMS 1-Hour Virtual Swim - Hosted by Davis Masters Aquatics

USMS 1-Hour Virtual Swim - Hosted by Davis Masters Aquatics
January 1-31, 2022

Start the new year off right with the new and improved 2022 USMS 1-Hour Virtual Championship! Formerly known as the USMS 1-Hour ePostal National Championship, this event is being revamped in a big way for 2022. All swimmers receive a free event logo cap and clubs with the most participants can win up to $1,000 plus prizes from USMS partners. The Virtual Championship will be held Jan. 1-31 You can enter the event now, swim anytime in January, then enter your results.

Click here for event and registration information.

2022 USMS Swimmer Registration

Now open

Individual 2022 USMS membership opened on November 1. Renew your membership for $60 and take your swimming to the next level. Here are just some of the great benefits you'll receive:

The January 10th edition of the Pacific Masters Update contains information about the following:

Events and Clinics

  • Olympic Club 1500 SCM January 29, 2022
  • USMS 1-Hour Virtual Swim- Hosted by Davis Masters Aquatics January 1-31, 2022
  • Tamalpais Aquatic Masters Miracle Mile Thru February 28, 2022
  • Quicksilver Mid-Distance Meet Gunderson High School, San Jose, February 5, 2022
  • 2022 Splash and Dash Sprint Pentathlon Save the Date! February 26, 2022

Pacific Masters News - details in Update

  • Our Video Gallery Relive the good old days of 2021!
  • Pacific Masters Monthly Meeting January 19, Doors Open at 6:45, Meeting at 7 PM

Clubs and Coaches

  • Coach's Mentoring Network
  • March 4-6, Relay 2022, Leadership Meeting Deadline to apply: Saturday, January 15

USMS News

  • Final USMS Diversity and Inclusion Committee session Tomorrow! January 11, 2022
  • 2022 USMS Swimmer Registration Now open

In Memoriam

  • Toni Wivell, 1937-2021 by Susan Loyd

Editor's Note

  • January 2022: Setting New Goals Are You Faster Than a Fifth Grader?

Please send suggestions for Update articles to the Update Editors.

Our Video Gallery

During the past year, Pacific Masters Swimming has held many online Coaches Clinics and Community Talks. Check out this list of recordings of those talks. You can learn technical tips, coaching tips, be inspired by the stories of other swimmers, find ways to contribute to your team and more. Let us know your ideas for 2022 talks.

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