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2016 Annual Awards Banquet

Looking forward to you joining us for an evening of celebration of the milestones of the 2015 award recipients and our New Jersey Masters Swimming Community at the Dolce Hotel and Resort in Basking Ridge, NJ!!  The registration form is available here. Early bird registration is due by March 1, 2016.


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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.
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April 26, 2016 - The March April Fastlane is now available online! 

April 21, 2016 – New Jersey has maintained its strong position in the Go The Distance event by holding on to the number 3 spot out of all 52 LMSCs as of April 20, 2016! NJ's total mileage of 10,884 is outpaced only by Pacific and Southern Pacific at 25,441 and 12,034 miles respectively.  And NJ's participation is still the strongest of the leading LMSCs at 10%  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.

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Top (5) LMSCs for 2016:     
Pacific – 25.441 miles, 304 swimmers (3% of LMSC membership)               
Southern Pacific – 12,034 miles, 156 swimmers  (4% of LMSC membership)                
New Jersey - 10,884 miles, 130 swimmers  (10% of LMSC membership)           
New England - 9,570 miles, 115 swimmers  (5% of LMSC membership)   
Florida - 7,974 miles, 93 swimmers  (4% of LMSC membership)  

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

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 17, 2016 -  The January/February 2016 Fastlane is now available online! 

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  

January 28, 2016 - Announcing the spring edition of the "Adult Mini Meet" at Sussex County YMCA on Saturday, April 2, 2016. This is a great opportunity for new and experienced swimmers! Click here for the paper entry form. Entries must be received by Wednesday, March 30. Surcharge: $12.00 per swimmer plus $5.00 per individual event. Any questions, please call Sarah Navarro at (973) 209-9622, ext. 210.

January 7, 2016 - Announcing the 2016 Unofficial Masters Team Championships at Ocean County YMCA on Sunday, February 14, 2016.  Click here for the paper entry form or register online at here.  Entries close February 12, 2016.  Entries received by February 5th: Surcharge: $10.00. Individual events cost $5.00per event. Relays are Free. Entries received after February 5th: Surcharge: $15.00. Individual events cost $5.00 per event. Relays are Free.

January 6, 2016 - The NJ LMSC Board of Volunteers are hosting the NJ Masters Swimming Annual 100 x 100s short course yards event and would like to extend an invitation to all 2016 USMS registered NJ Masters swimmers to attend the event being held on Sunday, February 7, 2016  8am - noon at the Berkeley Aquatic Club Center of Excellence in New Providence, NJ (629 Central Avenue)

The event is FREE to any 2016 NJ LMSC USMS registered swimmer, but this special complimentary event will be limited to the first 100 eligible swimmers who pre-register no later than Monday, February 1st. Light refreshments will be available during/after the swim to help refuel your body and help you to achieve your swimming goal!

Online registration will open on Wednesday, January 6, 2016!! You must pre-register in order to participate. All successful registrations will receive an automatic confirmation displayed in your web browser. Please take a screen shot if you would like a copy of your confirmation for your records. This event filled up very quickly last year, so please don't delay in processing your online registration! If you have any questions, please email Susan Kirk sqkirk@gmail.com

Please plan on arriving by 7:30am for check-in ~~ pre-registration will be verified ~~ and to prepare for the group photo. The deck instructions will be at 7:55am and the event will start promptly at 8:00am with all lanes starting at the same time. The 25-yard lanes will be organized by a structured group pace and the lanes will be labeled accordingly with a target 100-yard pace time (fastest interval). Please be sure to select the lane that best matches your skill level. Depending upon turnout and the collective lane agreement, there may be an option for some to swim 50s instead of 100s. Sample workouts will be available for your reference. Use of equipment is reserved to the discretion of the lane participants. Personal water bottles and/or fitness drinks are recommended to maintain adequate hydration. Please be mindful of the safety of yourself and the other swimmers -- enter the water feet first only and observe proper lane etiquette when swimming. Have fun, encourage each other, and most of all, thanks for helping to contribute to another successful running of the New Jersey Masters Swimming 100 x 100s! 

January 6, 2016 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCM records at the New England SCM Championships at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, MA on December 11-13, 2015.  Men 45-49:  Jose Faria (49)  100 Back - 1:06.37, 400 IM - 5:15.92; Men 50-54:  William Segal (51)  100 Free - 55.71, 200 Free - 2:04.57, 400 Free - 4:28.82, 50 Fly - 27.92; Men 55-59:  Benn Doyle (57) 100 IM - 1:08.88, 200 IM - 2:34.97. 

December 18, 2015 - Congratulations to Scott Yeomans (51) for setting three new NJ LMSC SCM records at the 3rd Annual Solstice SCM Swim Meet on December 5, 2015 at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.  Scott set new records in the men's 50-54 age group in the 200 free - 2:-09.89, 400 free - 4:35.91 and the 200 back - 2:31.79. 

December 17, 2015 -  The November/December Fastlane is now available online! 

December 7, 2015 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCM records at the Dr. Bill Ross Memorial Masters Swim Meet at the Nassau County Aquatics Center in East Meadow, NY on November 22, 2015.  Women 18-24:  Allison Zelnick (24)  50 free - 27.88, 100 free - 1:02.64;  Emily Cheng (23)  100 IM - 1:14.06;  Women 25-29:  Gabrielle Johnston (26)  50 Breast - 36.02, 100 Breast - 1:20.45, 50 fly - 31.01; Women 60-64: Nancy Steadman-Martin (61)  100 Free - 1:16.52, 400 Free - 5:20.50, 200 Fly - 3:04.81, 400 IM - 6:18.65; Women 70-74:  Nancy James (74)  100 Breast - 2:08.18; Women 80-84: Janet Moeller (81)  50 Fly - 1:07.56, 400 IM - 12:26.39; Men 18-24:  Eric Materniak (24)   50 Breast - 30.90, 200 Breast - 2:26.10, 200 IM - 2:15.06; Men 45-49  Jose Faria (49)  50 Back - 30.24, 200 Back - 2:26.78; Women 240-279 Relay: 200 free relay  Allison Marzano (51), Michele Lyons (56), Mary Elizabeth Smith (65), Nancy James (74) - Club XCL - 3:29.89; Mixed 72-99 Relay:  200 free relay  Sean Hardick (23), Daniel Kim (25), Allison Zelnick (24), Susan Nugent (24) - Club XCL - 1:49.23; Mixed 240-279 Relay:  James Rawley (62), Richard Benson (63), Charlene Sloane (63), Kathy Raimonde (60) - 2:34.85 

November 30, 2015 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCM records at the 9th Bearcat Master SCM Invitational at Baruch College in New York, NY on October 24, 2015.  Women 45-49:  Michelle Davidson (45) 100 fly - 1:17.71;  Women 60-64: Nancy Steadman-Martin (61)  200 Free - 2:38.21, 100 Back - 1:25.03, 200 Back - 2:59.23   

October 20, 2015 -  The September/October Fastlane is now available online! 

October 19, 2015 - Congratulations to Paul Kiell (85) for settting a new NJ LMSC SCY record in the 1000 yard freestyle at the Sussex County YMCA Adult Mini-Meet on October 17, 2015.  Paul swam a 19:07.18.   

October 14, 2015 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCY records at the New Jersey Senior Olympics at the Woodbridge Recreation Center in Woodbridge, NJ on September 12-13, 2015.  Women 80-84:  Janet Moeller (80)  50 breast - 1:00.12, 100 breast - 2:22.32, 200 breast - 5:06.40;  Women 85-89: Rosemarie Froeder (85)  100 back - 2:46.71, 200 back - 6:02.50;  Men 60-64: Ken Niemi (60)  200 back - 2:31.68; Men 85-89:  Nickolas Demas (85)  50 free - 36.72, 100 free - 1:28.25   

September 25, 2015 - Announcing Sussex County YMCA's "Adult Mini-Meet" on Saturday, October 17, 2015. There will be a new swimmer orientation from 2:00-2:30 pm, with meet check-in at 2:30 pm, and warmup beginning at 3 pm. Click here for entry form. Entries must be received by Wednesday, October 14. Questions may be directed to Sarah Navarro at (973) 209-9622 ext. 210.   
 
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