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There is still time to enter the 2023 Virtual Shore Swim!!
We welcome those who have done the swim in the past to sign up again and challenge themselves to increase their mileage and invite swimmers who have not tried this swim to give it a whirl. This virtual swim starts at the Sandy Hook beach and goes to Cape May for a total of 129 miles. There are 30 destinations in all and the idea is to swim to as many of them as you can in 6 months, from January 1 to June 30.
To sign up for this free event, contact Linda at email@example.com. The swim began on January 1 and participants will need to sign up for the 2023 USMS Go the Distance (link here ) and log in their mileage on the GTD flog. If you’ve been keeping track of your mileage on your own, you can enter it on the flog all the way back to January.
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Congratulations to Nancy Steadman-Martin, 68 and Dieter Wunderlich, 85 for setting new NJLMSC short course yards records at the Somerset County YMCA Masters Last Chance Meet on May 21 at the Somerset Hills YMCA. Nancy set a new standard in the 65-69 age group's 400 IM clocking 5:50.84 while Dieter established a new record in the 85-89 age group's 100 IM with a 2:33.28. Both Nancy and Dieter broke their own records!
Congratulations to the following New Jersey LMSC swimmers who set new NJLMSC short course yards records at the USMS Spring Nationals at the Woollett Aquatic Center in Irvine, CA on April 26-30. Women 45-49: Sanna Greenberg (47) - 200 Breast 2:42.93; Women 65-69: Nancy Steadman-Martin (68) - 400 IM 5:52.68; Women 70-74: Heidi Remak-Ziff (71) - 50 Free 33.33, 100 Free 1:15.27, 200 Free 2:43.87, 100 IM 1:28.92; Men 25-29: Karl Sarier (25) - 100 Free 45.92, 200 Free 1:40.60; Men 55-59: Jose Faria (57) - 200 back 2:17.42, 100 IM 1:00.20
Check out the new issue of The Fastlane here
Congratulations to the following swimmers for setting new NJ LMSC short course yards records at the Colonies Zone Championships at Rutgers University on April 14-16, 2023. Women 70-74: Heidi Remak-Ziff, 71 - 100 free 1:15.48; Men 50-54: Jeffrey Jotz, 53 - 1000 free 11:30.09; Men 55-59: Jose Faria, 56 - 200 fly 2:27.18; Men 75-79: Jack Zakim, 77 - 200 free 2:38.47; Men 65+ Relays: Red Bank Area YMCA Masters - Michael Lavitt, 65, Mark Weinstein, 67, Elliott Lehrer, 67, Francis Norek, 66 - 400 Free 5:19.78 and 800 free 12:28.99
Please see here for the recent Board Meeting Minutes: November meeting
Congratulations to Nancy Steadman-Martin, 68 for establishing a new NJLMSC short course yards record in the women's 65-69 100 individual medley with a time of 1:18.44 at the Hawks Masters Spring Splash meet at Monmouth University on March 26, 2023.
Congratulations to the Nancy Steadman-Martin, 68 and Dieter Wunderlch, 85 for establishing new NJ LMSC records for short course yards in their respective events at the Ocean County YMCA's Unofficial Team Championship meet at the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River, NJ on March 19, 2023. Nancy swam the 200 yard backstroke in 2:43.90 and Dieter swam the 100 IM in 2:59.34.
Congratulations to Robert Freund, 61, for his NJ LMSC SCY record at the March Madness Meet on March 5th at the Nassau County Aquatic Center. Robert swam the 100 IM in 1:04.54!
The first 2023 Edition of the FastLane is linked here - take a look at the photos of our 50x50 and 100x100 events inside!
Colonies Zone Meet Returns to NJ! Join us April 14-16 for the 2023 Colonies Zone Short Course Yards Championship at Rutgers' Sonny Werblin Recreation Center in Piscataway, New Jersey.This 2.5-day event is centrally located within the zone and promises to be the northeast and mid-Atlantic states' premier Masters Swimming meet of 2023. All individual and relay SCY events will be offered. The facility is handicap-accessible. Enter early! Entries close Thursday, April 6, at 11:59 p.m. ET or earlier upon reaching 600 swimmers. The popular 1650 & 1000 freestyle events on Friday have entry caps. Meet info: https://bit.ly/colonies-scychamps23
Thank you Rutgers' aquatics staff, Meet Director Ellen Mace and John Lister at BeSmartt Inc., Colonies Zone Vice Chair & PV LMSC Chair Jeremy Gross, NJ LMSC Sanctions Chair Jen Bauman and Top Ten Recorder Ed Tsuzuki, and Anna Lea Matysek at Club Assistant for bringing this zone championship to fruition!
Are you a coach or looking to become one? The NJ LMSC is pleased to annouce its sponsorship of a USMS Coach Development Weekend (March 25 & 26) for anyone interested in becoming a certified US Masters Swimming masters coach or in further developing their masters coaching education.
- The NJ LMSC will provide a one-time scholarship covering 100% of the registration cosdt for any current NJ Masters member that registers for the March 25-26 Coach Development weekend and successfully completes any of the course offered
- Additionally, on Sunday March 26th, currently registered USMS swimmers are invited to participate in a Stroke Development Clinic (Max of 36 swimmers) taught by Bill Brenner, USMS Sr Director of Club and Coach Development, with help from the coaches enrolled in the Clinic Course for Coaches.
- See this flyer for more information: Coaching Clinic