We are happy to announce that the ESSG meet host worked with us to get the competition recognized by USMS. As such, all times will count toward the USMS event rankings and Top Ten for the SCY season that runs from June 1st, 2017 until May 31st, 2018.

The Empire State Senior Games swimming competition ran on June 16th (50-69 ages) and June 17th (70+) in Cortland. The competition does not require USMS membership, but approximately half of the swimmers at this year's meet are active USMS members.

Please check the our Events - Results page for more information.

The 2017 USMS Summer National Championship is being held August 2-6 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This is a beautiful facility that has hosted numerous high level competitions, such as the USA Swimming National Championships. Meet entries close on July 5th, so don't delay! The event page is here: http://www.usms.org/comp/lcnats17/.

The 2017 FINA World Masters Championships in Budapest, Hungary has a deadline of June 29th. Please check the USMS page for more information: http://www.usms.org/comp/2017worldmasters/. If you are attending the competition, please check out the Facebook page created specifically for USMS members: https://www.facebook.com/2017WorldMastersUSMS/. They are posting newsletters and links that will be very helpful.

The Binghamton University Masters (BUMS) club held another successful meet on April 23rd, with over 75 swimmers in attendance. All local meet results are linked in our Events - Results area.

At the end of April, the USMS Spring National Championships were held in Riverside, California. Over 2,000 swimmers attended this four day event. Two Niagara swimmers, Rob Hilton and Scott Adams, competed at the meet. Both of them contested multiple events in the men's 45-49 age group. Results and team scores can be viewed at this link: http://www.usms.org/comp/scnats17/.



On Saturday, June 10th, Niagara LMSC and U.S. Masters Swimming are hosting a stroke development and improvement clinic for swimmers of all abilities. All four strokes will be included using drills and coach instruction.  Bill Brenner will be on hand to help you improve your technique and teach you drills that will enable you to continue to refine your stroke. Swimmers are not required to swim all strokes and may work on only those strokes they choose. Click here to register!

Bill Brenner is the Education Director for USMS. He has 30+ years coaching experience working with age group, college and Masters swimmers.

After the in-water portion of the clinic, there will be a special presentation to improve your understanding of aquatic fitness benefits. Long-time swim coach Marci Callan will discuss the physiological and biological effects of water immersion in a brief 15 minute presentation.

Click here for more information and online registration.


The RAMS Spring Masters Meet, held at RIT on March 26th, saw a record number of entrants at their meet. There were 93 swimmers entered!

Go to Events - Results in the menu to find all meet results.

About Niagara LMSC

The Niagara Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to a healthy swimming lifestyle for adult swimmers, within the Western NY region. The Niagara LMSC is the local governing body of U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS).

There are over 600 registered Masters Swimmers in Niagara and over 60,000 in USMS. Anyone 18 years of age or older is eligible to join. No prior competitive swimming experience is necessary.

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