Masters Swimming Ontario Back In Good Standing, Nationals Regain Sanction

Masters Swimming Ontario is back in good standing with its umbrella federations, a press release announced today.


Expect the Unexpected: The 2015 Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic

Throughout the course of its 7-year history, the Rowdy Gaines Masters Classic in Orlando, Florida has proven to be more than just your average swim meet – and this year’s edition of the annual short course meters event was no exception.

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5 Training Milestones That Kick a Metric Ton of Butt

Training is tough. It’s challenging. But with the grind comes a heap of awesomeness. Here are 5 awesome training milestones.


Donahue, Blackburn Break World Masters Records

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Claire Donahue of South Florida Aquatic Club definitely has a future as a masters swimmer.

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Olympic Gold Medalist Ashley Whitney to Lead Nashville Masters Team

1996 Olympic gold medalist Ashley Whitney has been appointed to a new leadership position at the Nashville Aquatic Club.


Meet The Million Meter Man: Chris Smith

Chris has swum all his life. Having spent his childhood in Bermuda, he was swimming in the Atlantic Ocean before he was walking on beaches, “my mother couldn’t get me out of the water most of the time” he laughs

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Masters Swimming Ontario Suspended, 2016 Canadian Masters Nationals Loses Sanction

Masters Swimming Ontario has been suspended and is no longer in good standing with Swim Ontario, its provincial governing body.


How to Be a More Coachable Swimmer

Elite swimmers have the shared trait of being highly coachable. Here are 5 tips for being a more coachable swimmer so that you can make the most of your time in the water.


The Rowdy Gaines Classic: Fun, Fast and Friendly

The YMCA of Central Florida Masters team is excited to host the 7th Annual Rowdy Gaines Classic, a unique short course meters meet whose unofficial motto is “Fast, Fun and Friendly”!

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10 Things Swimmers Say to Each Other They Can’t Say to Their “Normal” Friends

Swimmers have a language unto themselves. The way we talk to each other is different from the way we talk to our non-swimmer friends. Here are ten examples…


How to Ramp Up Stroke-Specific Strength Training

Swimmers train differently depending on their stroke specialty and preferred distances. Butterflyers, backstrokers, breastrokers, and freestylers require unique strength exercises…


9 Reasons to Attend USA Swimming Foundation’s Adult Performance Camp

#1 – Cullen Jones! This two-time Olympic gold and silver medalist understands the need for speed and power. Learn how to develop both and the importance of proper and recovery to achieve your maximum strength in swimming.

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21 Ways You Know You Are a Swimmer

Swimming isn’t a sport, it’s a way of life. Here are 21 ways that you know you are a competitive swimmer.


6 Tips for Being the Swimmer That Gets The Job Done

Swimmers at the top of the podium all share one remarkably unremarkable trait. Not genetics or talent. But the ability to get the job done. Here are 6 tips to be the swimmer who gets it done.


4 Tips for Being a More Consistent Swimmer in Practice

Consistency is one of the hallmarks of championship swimmers. Here are 4 tips for becoming a more consistent swimmer in training.