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

News and Announcements:

Ozark Sponsored Events

Saturday February 23, 2019 - Coach & Swimmer Clinic:
Team Godzilla (ZILA) is sponsoring a coach and swimmer clinic at the Metro Rec Plex, 205 Rec Plex Drive, O'Fallon, IL 62269, from 8:00 am - noon.  Lori Payne, USMS Certified Level 3 coach, will share information from the USMS National Coaches Clinic with all coaches and swimmers in the Ozark LMSC.  Stroke evaluations will be conducted after the presentation.  There is no charge to participate, if interested please contact Maryanne Barkley: barkleymaryanne@gmail.com

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - FRAY Swim Meet (Recognized by USMS):
Four Rivers Area YMCA, 400 Grand Ave, Washington, MO 63090
Registration information: https://www.usms.org/files/sanction/20190323FRAY19Y/entry_form/EventEntryForm-2019021207001521991.pdf
Entry fee will include meet t-shirt.

Warm-up begins at 1:00 pm, meet start at  2:00 pm.
"Competitive" events are:  25*-50-100-200-500 Freestyle.  100-200-400 IM.  25*-50-100 Back, Breast & Fly.
Recreational events are:  25's and 50's of Fly, Back, Breast, & Free.
DISTANCE GLUTTON CHALLENGE:  Those who sign up for the 500 Free and 400 IM and complete them, earn a Distance Glutton t-shirt.  PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR THE DISTANCE GLUTTON CHALLENGE.  The 500 free is limited to the first 20 swimmers to register.

March 30-31, 2019 - Ozark LMSC 2019 Short Course Yards Championship
(Sanctioned by USMS):
Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center, 6168 Center Grove Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025
Saturday, March 30 warm-up 1:00 pm and meet start at 2:00 pm and Sunday March 31 warm up at 8:00 am and meet start at 9::00 am;
Registration is online only, NO DECK ENTRIES (no exceptions)
ENTRY DEADLINE is 11:59 pm on Thursday, March 28.
Online registration link: https://www.clubassistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=1698&smid=11304

National and International Meets

April 25-28, 2019 USMS Spring Nationals, Mesa, AZ

June 15-19 2019 National Senior Games, Albuquerque, NM

August 7-11, 2019 USMS Summer Nationals, Mission Viejo, CA

Recent Results

November 3, 2018 - Ozark SCM Championship - Edwardsville, IL.
Results    Records Set

July 14, 2018, Ed and Ruth Shea LCM Challenge Classic, Carbondale, IL
Results, Challenge Event Results, Records Set

June 9, 2018 USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship (1-Mile) and non-championship 5K, Little Grassy Lake, Makanda, IL, hosted by Saluki Masters Swim Club
RESULTS of USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship (1 Mile)
RESULTS of non-championship 1 mile
RESULTS of shortened 5K - 1 mile
Photos of event and awards ceremonies

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

Minutes of the SLAM General Membership meeting:  April 8, 2018.

Recent Postings

Teresa Service Award
Congratulations to Teresa McDowell, recipient of 2018 Ozark LMSC Service Award.

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.

Tecbnical Contact:
Mary Pohlmann.
Last update Feb 23, 2019

U.S. Masters Swimming