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U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) is a national membership-operated nonprofit organization, founded in 1970, that provides membership benefits to nearly 60,000 Masters swimmers across the country. USMS exists to promote health & fitness in adults through its 52 Local Masters Swimming Committees (LMSCs) provide direct support to more than 1,500 Masters Swimming clubs and workout groups. Structure and organization of USMS programs vary and are driven by factors such as pool availability, instructor or coach availability, community support, and finances. The majority of locations offering Masters Swimming programs have coaches on deck. Coaches write workouts and provide feedback and instruction. Prospective members and clubs join the USMS organization through their Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC).

Minnesota Masters(LMSC) Local Masters Swimming Committee promotes swimming throughout our region as part of a healthy lifestyle for adults of all swimming experience levels, from novice to expert. We have a wide range of programs for all adult swimmers (fitness, triathlete, competitive) that provide organized workouts, technique instruction and skills development, opportunities for pool or open water competition, as well as opportunities for community involvement.Our region consists of Minnesota & the western Wisconsin counties of St. Croix, Dunn & Pierce. We relish the camaraderie of fellow swimmers as we support each other in striving to reach our personal goals.

Minnesota LMSC is one of 52 LMSC's across the United States, that carry out the national organization's mission.
In 2012 our LMSC had 25+ Clubs and 1,049 registered members.
In 2013 our LMSC had 28 organized Clubs/Workout-Groups and 999 registered members.
In 2014 our LMSC had 26 organized Clubs/Workout-Groups and 1054 registered members.
In 2015 our LMSC had 36 Organized Clubs/Workout-Groups and 1319 registered members.
In 2016 our LMSC had 36 Organized Clubs/Workout-Groups and 1334 registered members.
In 2017 our LMSC had 40 Organized Clubs/Workout-Groups and 1420 registered members.
In 2018 our LMSC had 42 Organized Clubs/Workout-Groups and 1285 registered members.

Currently, our LMSC has 43 organized Clubs/Workout-Groups and over 1065 individuals have current memberships.

Your officers are your primary contacts into USMS. For additional information, contact the officers below:

Officers and Contacts for 2019:

Chair
Tom Moore

David Bergquist

Vice Chair
David Bergquist

 

Treasurer
Julie Sabo

SecretaryOpen Water Committee Chair
Hannah Cohen

Registrar
Marketing/ Communication

Randy Ness

 

 

 

At Large Director
Meet Committee Chair

Randy Schlicting

 

At Large Director
Fitness Chair
Beth Nyemeyer

David Bergquist

Top-Ten Webmaster Sanctions Chair
David Bergquist

Open Water Committee Chair Hannah Cohen

Open Water Safety
Sandra Frimerman Bergquist

Officials Chair Mark Kaplan

 

 

Marc Anderson

Records
Hall of Fame
Marc Anderson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coaches
Club Dev.
Coaches

Brian Holthus, Vice Chair

Past-Chair
Brian Holthus

 

IT-Audit
Past-Chair

Brian Cohn

 

2016 MN LMSC Goals

2015 MN LMSC Goals

2014 MN LMSC Goals    

Want to get involved? Contact any of the above officers to see how you can help.

 

Board Meeting Minutes:

April

March 26, 2019 6:30 p.m.

February 26, 2019 6:30 p.m.

January 22, 2019 6:30 p.m.

Previous Board Meetings/Minutes:

~2018 & Previous MN LMSC Board Meeting Minutes

 

 

MN LMSC Reimbursement Form



MN Masters Swimming Committee Grant Request Application Word version PDF version

Current MN LMSC Bylaws Approved September 2015