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Thanks for visiting. For more information or to answer questions, email our SLAM President, Lori Payne at paynezoo@sbcglobal.net
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News and Announcements:

How far can you swim in one hour? If you are looking for somewhere  to  swim the USMS 1-hour ePostal National Championship, the South City YMCA is offering two dates (January 27 and February 3) in conjunction with their SwimStrong benefit for a minimum donation of $30. See their information  here. Use the USMS split form and enter the USMS event online after your swim. The USMS entry fee is $7. You can do the 1-hour swim in any 25 yard or longer pool January 1st - February 28th provided you have someone to count your laps (record splits) with stopwatch or electronic timing.

Ozark Sponsored Events

March 24, 2018 FRAY Adult Swim Meet, Four Rivers YMCA, Washington, MO, information coming soon after recognition applied for (times will not count for national records since manual timing is used, but times will be submitted for Top Ten consideration and Ozark records).

April 7-8, 2018 Ozark LMSC Championship, Marquette H.S., Chesterfield, MO
Online entry  Paper entry and meet information

June 9, 2018 USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship (1-Mile) and non-championship 5K, Little Grassy Lake, Makanda, IL (near Carbondale), hosted by Saluki Masters Swim Club (registered SLAM workout group). Backup date of June 10 if conditions unsafe on June 9.
Event Website, Online entry Deadline to enter is May 26, 2018

July 14, 2018 Ed and Ruth Shea LCM Challenge Classic, Carbondale, IL

Minutes of the SLAM General Membership meeting: March 29, 2015

Recent Postings

Tom Maine IMSHOF
Congratulations to Thomas Maine, inducted into the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame.

Congratulations to the Saluki Masters Swim Club, recipients of a 2018 USMS Swimming Saves Lives grant to continue their free Adult Learn-to-Swim program in Carbondale, IL.

Results from previous Ozark events - see the Competition section of the Ozark LMSC website.

National and International Meets


Tecbnical Contact:
Mary Pohlmann.
Last updated Jan 24 ,2018

U.S. Masters Swimming