NJ Masters Latest News

August 26, 2010
Raritan Bay Area-YMCA-Perth Amboy Branch 365 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy NJ, 08861 (732) 442-3632, Email:

NEW ten (10) Lane Competition Swimming Pool -  25 yards x 25 meter Competition depth, starting blocks; backstroke flags; pace clock; spectators gallery, etc. Practices run by certified USA/USMS Swim Coach. Newly formed USMS Club will host USMS Swim Meets/Open Water Training sessions.

COMPLIMENTARY  WEEKS (Aug 30th – Sept 10th)
Monday          7:00am - 8:00am; 8:00am - 9:30am; 4:30pm - 6:00pm & 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday         8:00am - 9:30am; 4:30pm - 6:00pm & 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday    7:00am - 8:00am; 8:00am - 9:30am; 4:30pm - 6:00pm & 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Thursday        8:00am - 9:30am; 4:30pm - 6:00pm & 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Friday            7:00am - 8:00am; 8:00am - 9:30am

At the conclusion of the complimentary weeks, the Fall 2010 Session begins on Monday, Sept 13th. Session fee is $60 for Y members and $80 for non-members. Swimmers may attend as many practices as their schedule will allow.  

Questions regarding practices and/or lessons: contact Coach Thaddeus Gamory, at Questions regarding YMCA membership and other aquatic programs, contact Aquatic Director, Jeff Craven at:
August 26, 2010
Raritan Bay Area-YMCA Announces Open Water/Triathalon Training Swim Workout

The Bay City Y Aquatics Master’s, Open Water/Triathlon Training Swim Workout Saturday, August 28, 2010  - Workout Starts 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Swim Around “Wibit Island” No lane lines, no walls, deep water Take the challenge

Practice will be held in a brand new competition pool (10 lanes, 25 yards x 25 meters x 7 feet deep). Please arrive at the front desk by early to complete the mandatory waiver form.  Fee is $7.00 (Open to non YMCA members)  This is a coached workout run by a USA Swimming/USMS Swimming Coach, and an experienced Open Water Swimmer and Triathlete.

Contact Thaddeus Gamory, Bay City Y Aquatics Master’s Swim Coach, if you have any questions at  Raritan Bay Area-YMCA-Perth Amboy Branch 365 New Brunswick Avenue, Perth Amboy NJ, 08861 (732) 442-3632
August 18, 2010
The Stevens Masters August Swim Meet (SCY) was held on August 15, 2010 at the Stevens Institute of Technology's Debaun Aquatic Center in Hoboken NJ. Congratulations to Emily Woo, 23, who set a new NJLMSC SCY record for the 50 yard backstroke (30.40)!  Click here for results.
August 18, 2010
Announcing the Sussex County YMCA (SCY) "Just Do It" Mini Swim Meet on October 9, 2010 at the Sussex County YMCA in Hardyston, NJ.  New swimmer orientation meeting from 2-2:30pm, meet check-in time is 2:30pm. The Adult Starts & Turns Clinicl is scheduled for Sunday, October 3, 2010 from 5pm - 7:30pm at the Sussex County YMCA. This clinic is for any adult swimmers (member and non-member welcome). Click here for more information on both of these events.
August 9, 2010
The Jason E. Nessel Memorial Invitational Long Course meet was held at the Walter E. Ulrich pool in Rahway River Park on August 8, 2010.  Congratulations to the following swimmers who set new NJLMSC LCM records at the meet!

Women/Men Name Age Category Time/Distance
Women Marie Vellucci 61 100 Fly 2:04:97
Men Daniel Moore 45 200 Back 2:45.20
Men Nickolas Demas 80 50 Free 36.84
Men Nickolas Demas 80 100 Free 1:30.59
Men Isaac Siskind 82 50 Fly 1:07.07

Click here for meet results
August 9, 2010
Congratulations to the following swimmers who set new NJLMSC 1 hour postal records in the 2010 USMS One Hour Postal National Championships, hosted by TAM Masters.

Women/Men Name Age Category Time/Distance
Women Jennifer Bauman 37 1 Hr Postal 4525 Yards
Women Beth Maloney 59 1 Hr Postal 3510 Yards
Women Marie Vellucci 60 1 Hr Postal 3340 Yards
Men Daniel Moore 44 1 Hr Postal 4790 Yards
Men Bill Reichle 62 1 Hr Postal 3625 Yards
Women Berkeley Aquatics
Anne Clewell
Lisa Rivera
Allyson Salisbury

1 Hr Postal
11,280 Yards
Women Berkeley  Aquatics
Lynn Ascione
Jennifer Bauman
Sarah Clark

1 Hr Postal
12,685 Yards
Women Berkeley Aquatics
Beth Maloney
Anne-France Saillot
Marie Velucci

1 Hr Postal
10,720 Yards
Men Berkeley Aquatics
Michael Fanelli
Matt Lefkowitz
Bill Reichle

1 Hr Postal
11,400 Yards
Mixed Berkeley Aquatics
Lynn Ascione
Jennfier Bauman
Michael Fanelli
Daniel Moore

1 Hr Postal
17,850 Yards
August 9, 2010
Go The Distance

CONGRATULATIONS to the NJ LMSC for their continued strong participation in this event! Out of all LMSCs, New Jersey remains in the #5 spot with almost 12,500 miles logged.  New Jersey is #4 in total number of participants with 100! The Colonies Zone is the #1 Zone with 66,199 miles! This event is open to ALL registered USMS members.  To participate, simply 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.

Top (5) LMSCs  as of August 8,  2010:
Pacific                     32,708 miles  232 swimmers
Southern Pacific   17,309 miles  127 swimmers
New England         16,779 miles  119 swimmers
Florida                     13,105 miles  92 swimmers
New Jersey            12,491 miles  100 swimmers

"Go the Distance" as of August 8, 2010
Name Age Miles
Sandra L Carosi F44 669.88
David Juchniewicz M56 461.69
Nancy Steadman Martin F56 398.93
Jennifer L Bauman F38 383.54
Lynn Ascione F43 367.7
Ronald J Epstein M43 276.84
Richard C Clew M45 261.37
Anne-France A Saillot F48 257.62
Bridgette A Hobart F48 257.59
Michael Fanelli M56 254.13
Erika Maresca F36 241.47
Timothy J Christian M48 238.42
Andrea Luallen-Egg F45 235.52
Marie H Vellucci F61 219.75
Jean Rutter F51 203.21
Gail F Seelig F60 200.66
Karen L Charen F50 197
Douglas S Miller M38 194.52
June F Carson F62 188.69
Susan Kirk F50 187.11
Leigh G Segal F45 183.18
Curtis Miller M50 179.42
Ed M Tsuzuki M52 177.4
Lisa D Rivera F28 172.98
Steve Glassman M62 171.79
Joseph C Flanagan M46 170.45
Mary M Teel F57 161
Jay Muldoon M55 158.53
Erik Werfel M47 152.11
Jenny M Fowler F28 151.35
Robert E Franks M53 147.95
Lisa E Picek F31 144.35
Carol A Martyniuk F58 141.96
Amy S Carow F49 139.26
Richard D Carlson M57 137.19
Carol R Morman F58 133.27
Beth B Alemy F39 130
Sara H Johnston F46 126.08
Michael S Sirkin M47 124.89
Paula M Pyrcz F65 121.26
Suzanne Ceravolo F47 119.35
Kevin D Seise M36 116.85
Sherri A Plunkett F44 116.72
Nancy Finn F49 115.74
Janice E Baker F50 115.55
Rocco J Celentano M41 114.6
Jerry A Katz M72 112.76
Edward M Tirpack M55 109.83
Robert J Fetter M33 106.41
Elise M Tatham F63 106
Barry A Bachenheimer M40 100
Robert A Scott M45 99.26
Julie A Sheaffer F46 95.6
Peter L Van Nuis M57 94.69
Michael P May M32 91.91
Mark S Hoffman M49 89.23
Ilse Wolfe F46 88.14
Larry E Lengle M77 87.81
Ronald A Loria M55 87.36
Nancy G Moore F53 87.07
Rosanne Lemongello F48 86.18
James C Esposito M31 83.24
Christopher N Swenson M28 82.45
Ursula Kohama F53 80.89
Bob Hopkins M68 78.55
Edward F O'Hara M64 75.06
Neile A Cooper F35 73.85
Brian Hopkins M34 69.21
Carrie A Fellens F36 66.88
Susan W Olesky F54 64.89
Elizabeth B Burton F45 61.4
Ann E Mancuso F48 58.3
Chip Freund M48 55.56
Michael O Lavitt M52 53.62
Erica Rauch F29 51.22
Rick Schluter M54 50.97
Anne Marie Nixon F30 50.25
Anthony Robinson M38 50.06
Ron Sabo M65 50
William R Haas M75 49.61
Rosemarie I Strawn F48 48.99
Rich Johnston M46 44.6
Kathleen A Reynolds F61 44.32
Edward Buscemi M34 43.77
Amy Campbell F49 39.82
James W Curd M44 37.75
Cynthia Orinski F54 33.01
Mary Roodkowsky F57 27.52
Bill Schuller M50 25.37
Peter T Mc Coy M60 20.4
John A Sabatino M44 17.76
Chris Lowe M50 13.28
Ellen N Kranefuss F50 11.59
John P Szabo M51 9.26
Ashley M Salter F28 5.19
Nancy Zwemmer F45 2.08
August 4, 2010
Coming soon...2 1/2 hour Open Water/Triathlon Distance Swim Workout/Clinic to be held at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA-Perth Amboy Branch which will also be open to non-Y members for a fee of $15.00/person. Stay tuned for date and time announcement.
August 3, 2010
NJ Masters Swimming is pleased to announce the Second Annual Tom Wear Memorial One Mile Swim which is the 2010 Colonies Zone 1 Mile Open Water Championship to be held on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at 9:00am in Lake Hopatcong, NJ. Online entry form (preferred method) Click here to print the entry form. If you have any questions, please contact the event director, Bridgette Hobart or  973.663.3663