TwitterFacebook
Welcome to the New Jersey LMSC! Our membership includes masters swimmers from most counties in New Jersey. If you are looking for a place to swim near you, check out our list of clubs.
Latest News  

December 1, 2016 - Congratulations to Paul Kiell (86) who set two new NJ LMSC SCY records at the Sussex County YMCA Adult Mini-Meet on October 15, 2016.  Paul swam the 200 yard freestyle in 3:39.24 and the 100 yard backstroke in 1:48.88. 

November 22, 2016 - Congratulations to the Flipside Aquatics Club for setting two new NJ LMSC SCM records in the men's 100-119 age group.  Ryan O'Shaughnessy (26), John Franklin (29), Ofer Finkler (34) and Ashley Mak (28) broke the 200 meter medley relay record with a 1:52.40 and the same four (Ashley, Ofer, John and Ryan) broke the 200 meter free relay record with a 1:41.01.

November 21, 2016 - Congratulations to Janet Moeller (81) who set a new NJLMSC short course yards record in the 100 breaststroke with a 2:17.63 at the 5th Annual EEX Masters Meet at The College of New Jersey on November 6, 2016. 

November 21, 2016 - Congratulations to Michelle Davidson (45) who set a new NJLMSC short course yards record in the 200 butterfly with a 2:30.31 at the Colonies Zone Short Course Yards Championships at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia on April 10, 2016.  

November 21, 2016 - Congratulations to Bob Hopkins (74) who set new NJLMSC short course meters records at the 8th Annual UVAC Leef Peepers Mini Meet at the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction, Vermont on October 22, 2016.  Bob set new records in the 100 IM with a 1:32.72 and in the 200 IM with a 3:30.13.  Bob also won the 400 meter free with a 6:36.49 which, along with his 100 and 200 IM swims, set new meet records! 

October 20, 2016 -  The September/October Fastlane is now available online! 

October 20, 2016 – New Jersey continues to show its strength in the nationwide Go the Distance fitness event by by holding on to the number 3 spot out of all 52 LMSCs in both total miles logged as well as number of participants! NJ's total mileage of 29,050 is outpaced only by Pacific and Southern Pacific at 64,458 and 30,720 miles respectively.  Interestingly, Pacific, which boasts a total membership of 12,164 has 331 participants (2.7%) and Southern Pacific, with total membership of 5,020 has 166 participants (3.3%) while NJ has 139 participants which represents 8.9% of the 1,563 USMS members!  If you haven't already signed up for the 2016 event, please consider participating in this terrific fitness event. This free on-line event is a great way to keep a log (you can log all of your fitness activities – not just swimming) and also serves as a tremendous motivator for you to stay consistent. For the NJ LMSC membership note that you can also use GTD to track your mileage for the Swim University fitness event. To participate, simply register and then submit your total yardage in your on-line FLOG (under MyUSMS). For more details about this fitness event, go to GO THE DISTANCE on the USMS website.

GTD


Top (5) LMSCs for 2016:     
Pacific – 64,458 miles, 331 swimmers (3% of LMSC membership)                
Southern Pacific – 30,720 miles, 166 swimmers  (3% of LMSC membership)                 
New Jersey - 29,050 miles, 139 swimmers  (9% of LMSC membership)            
New England - 23,833 miles, 126 swimmers  (5% of LMSC membership)    
Florida - 20,590 miles, 103 swimmers  (4% of LMSC membership)   

Click the "Go the Distance" logo above for the latest results. 

September 19, 2016 - Congratulations to Rosemarie Froeder (86) for breaking her own NJ LMSC SCY (85-89) records in the 100 and 200 backstroke events at the New Jersey Senior Olympics in Woodbridge, NJ on September 10 and 11, 2016.  Rosemarie swam the 100 back in 2:42.35 and the 200 back in 5:50.46 lowering both of her records from last year. 

August 31, 2016 - Congratulations to Eric Materniak (25) who set new NJ LMSC LCM records at the USMS Summer National Championships at Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon on August 17-21, 2016.  Eric set new records in the 50 breast - 29.82, 100 breast - 1:06.56, 200 breast - 2:23.76 and the 200 IM - 2:12.64.  Eric was the national champion in all of these events except the 50 breast in which he took the silver medal.  Eric also placed 2nd in the 100 fly. 

August 29, 2016 - Congratulations to Jens Volker (51) who lowered his own record in the 200 meter butterfly at the UMAC Masters Terrapin Cup at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD on July 9, 2016.  Jens posted a 2:56.91 to break the record he set a year ago.

August 19, 2016 -  The July/August Fastlane is now available online! 

August 16, 2016 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC LCM records at the 2016 Jason E. Nessel Memorial Invitational meet at the Rahway River Park pool on August 7, 2016.  Women 30-34:  Erin Devlin (30)  50 breast - 37.69; Women 65-69:  Sue Freeman-Patterson (65)  50 free - 44.98, 100 free - 1:51.70; Men 70-74:  Jack Zakim (71)  200 free - 2:53.62, Jim Dragon (72)  100 Breast - 1:34.62; Men 85-89:  Paul Kiell (86)  800 free - 17:54.67 Mixed 200-239 Relay:  Garden State Masters (Ken Niemi (61), Colleen Murphy (30), Jens Volker (51), Gerri Callahan (58))  400 medley relay - 5:54.37 Mens 280-319 Relay:  Garden State Masters (Jerry Katz (78), Lawrence Seidman (69). Jack Zakim (71), Arthur Wein (66))  400 free relay - 5:37.37  

June 20, 2016 -  Congratulations to Eric Materniak (24) who broke his own record in the Men's 18-24 100 meter (LCM) breaststroke with a 1:05.63 at the 2016 Summer Solstice meet held at the Rutgers Sonny Werblin Rec Center on June 12, 2016  

June 20, 2016 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set long distance records in 2015 and 2016.  At the Betsy Owens Memorial 2 mile cable swim in Lake Placid, NJ on August 15, 2015, Lori Freehand-Morris (53) set a new record in the 50-54 age group with a time of 54:47.14 and Beth Maloney (64) lowered her own record in the 60-64 age group with a time of 1:03:54.24.

For this year's (January, 2016) One Hour ePostal National Championships, the following swimmers set new NJ LMSC records: Women 40-44: Lori King (40) - 4,645 yards Men 18-24: Timothy Bosse (22) - 5,050 yards Men 50-54: Thomas MacNabb (50) - 4,605 yards Men's Relay 18+: Flipside Aquatics - 14,400 yards (John Franklin (28), Ryan O'Shaughnessy (25), Timothy Bosse (22)   

May 10, 2016 -  Congratulations to Janet Moeller (81) who set a new NJ LMSC SCY record in the Women's 80-84 age group at the Rowan College at Burlington County Meet (NJ) on April 3, 2016.  Janet swam the 200 yard butterfly in 6:00.00.  

May 10, 2016 -  Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCY records at the 2016 Nationwide USMS Spring Nationals meet at the Greensboro Aquatic Center (NC) on April 28 to May 1, 2016.  Women 45-49:  Michelle Davidson (45) 200 back - 2:21.47; Women 50-54:  Lorna Cialdella-Morehead (51) 200 IM - 2:30.54; Men 50-54:  Jose Faria (50) 200 back - 2:14.52, 200 IM - 2:09.48, 400 IM - 4:48.35; Chris McGiffin (50) 1650 Free - 19:05.00, 200 Fly - 2:18.61; William Segal (51) 100 Free - 49.82, 200 Free - 1:51.07, 500 Free - 5:08.16; Men 60-64:  Christopher Gibson (60)  1650 Free - 18:54.67; Ken Niemi (61)  200 Back - 2:28.34 

A special congratulations to our USMS National Champions: Kristopher Farreny (30) in the 100 (49.05), 200 (1:45.86) and 500 free (4:53.92) William Segal (51) in the 50 fly (24.89)   

April 21, 2016 -  Congratulations to Paul Kiell (85) for setting a new NJ LMSC SCY record at the Adult Mini-Meet on April 2, 2016 at the Sussex County YMCA.  Paul set a new record in the men's 85-89 age group in the 500 free at 9:44.74.  

April 21, 2016 - Congratulations to Janet Moeller (82) who set new NJ LMSC SCM records in the Women's 80-84 age group at the Bill Heebner Memorial Winter Freeze Meet at the Phoenixville YMCA (PA) on January 17, 2016.  Janet swam the 800 meter freestyle in 20:48.77, the 50 breast in 1:07.72 and the 400 IM in 11:35.83.  

March 14, 2016 - Congratulations to Eric Materniak (24) who lowered his Men's 18-24 200 IM SCY record to 1:58.90 at the Maryland Masters Winter Distance Meet at the University of Maryland on February 28, 2016.  

March 2, 2016 - NJLMSC hosts spring clinic with Olympian Kim Vandenberg! Come join us on Sunday April 3rd 2016 at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA for a multi-stroke clinic with Olympian Kim Vandenberg. The cost is subsidized by NJLMSC and is only $25 per registered NJ Masters Swimmer! Mail in your form today- space is limited!    

February 15, 2016 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCY records at the Ocean County YMCA Unofficial Team Championship meet at OCY on February 14, 2016.  Women 60-64:  Nancy Steadman-Martin (61) 100 fly - 1:20.61; Women 65-69:  Marie Vellucci (66)  1000 Free - 18:22.37; Men 18-24:  Timothy Bosse (22) 500 free - 5:00.64; Men 50-54:  William Segal (51)  200 free - 1:55.15 

February 11, 2016 - Please join us on Saturday, March 19th for the NJ LMSC Annual Awards Banquet being held at the Dolce Basking Ridge Hotel celebrating the milestones of the 2015 award recipients and our New Jersey Masters Swimming Community. Click here for details and registration information.

February 11, 2016 - Congratulations to John Franklin (28) for setting two new NJ LMSC SCM records at the Metropolitan SCM Championships on December 13, 2015 at the Asphalt Green pool in NYC.  John set new records in the men's 25-29 age group in the 50 breast - 29.98 and the 100 breast - 1:06.89  
 
CLICK HERE for more News