The Nebraska Local Masters Swimming Committee (LMSC) welcomes you! We are an affiliate of U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS). USMS is a national organization that provides organized workouts, competitions, clinics and workshops for adults ages 18 and over who are dedicated to maintaining their fitness through swimming. It was founded in 1970 and has 52 LMSCs, over 1,500 smaller clubs and workout groups, and nearly 60,000 members nationwide. USMS programs are designed to help swimmers improve fitness and/or train for specific goals (fitness, competition, triathlon) and offer active support for a healthy lifestyle through friendship and camaraderie. Learn more about U.S. Masters Swimming by visiting the USMS FAQ page on the USMS Web site. For membership information or to join USMS, click here.
The Nebraska LMSC has more than 270 registered members so far this year, and offers its Masters swimmers the opportunity to participate through seven clubs. To learn more about Nebraska Masters Swimming, visit the “About Us/Clubs/Officers” page, or our “LMSC Info” page on the USMS Web site by clicking on the swimmer icon to the left.
News and upcoming events for the Nebraska LMSC are posted regularly. Stay informed with our “News” and “Upcoming Events & Meets” pages. Also, check out the news feeds from USMS, Swimming World Magazine and USA Swimming on the right side of the page. There are also links to Nebraska Masters Swimming on Facebook and Twitter at the bottom of the page.
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Check out our “Swimmer Spotlight” page! This month we’re honoring Dr. Paul Hutinger, a swim coach, exercise kinesiologist and Masters swimmer who passed away July 17th at the age of 89. Dr. Hutinger, a Ransom J. Arthur Award recipient — U.S. Masters Swimming’s highest honor — was a pioneer in the sport of swimming and contributed significantly to its development. To read his story, CLICK HERE.
“Swam That” 2.5K, 5K, 7.5K, and 10K Open Water Swims will be held on September 14th, 2014 in West Lake Okoboji, Iowa. For more information/on-line registration, CLICK HERE. (This is a USMS-sanctioned event.) Check out the event Flyer - CLICK HERE.
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