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londoner62
December 26th, 2003, 03:06 PM
Hallo from England,

I am an ex (!) college level swimmer who found Masters Swimming in April of this year.

My times are coming back to a shade of respectability (30.72 free, 37.65 fly, 40.54 back and 45.53 breast currently, all 50 meter short course, in age group D.) after 2 hours training, one day a week since last April but the resolution is to cut 10% of all these times before August and then a further 5% before the British Masters Championships in October.

I have family living in Rancho Cucamonga, Alta Loma and soon Hesperia (all Ca). Can someone please advise me of links to masters swim clubs in these areas? Ideally, I would like to arrange my holiday/vacation to visit family to coincide with a masterís meet in one of these areas.

Any help would be appreciated and I am sure the info is here somewhere but I cannot track it down! I rely on your superior North American minds to assist a simple European!!

Many thanks,

Paul

Bert Bergen
December 26th, 2003, 03:47 PM
Paul-
Go to SPMA.net and click on Swim Meets. We have about seven scheduled for January-May (summer schedule not set yet). You can also find links to area swim clubs where you can train while you are here.

Conniekat8
December 27th, 2003, 12:42 AM
Hi Paul

Here, our team website has some links that would be of help too you:
http://mastersmvnswim.org/links.htm

It has the link to SPMA, and we also keep pretty up to date list of meets scheduled in our zone. There are several 4-5 coming up in the SCY season. First one coming up Jan 9 in Las Vegas.
http://mastersmvnswim.org/

USMS webpage page titled "Places to swim" should give you a list of clubs that are close to you.

Good Luck, and hope to see you at one of the meets.

londoner62
December 29th, 2003, 03:08 PM
Thanks for the replies people. I am all the more certain I will make a least one meet when I come over. All that remains is saving up the air fare and organising the time off work at the right time and finding a meet that is close enough!

Again many thanks,

Paul