Apr 022012

The 2012 Short Course Yards (SCY) season runs Jan thru May. The Long Course Meters (LCM) season runs May-August. The Short Course Meters (SCM) season runs August through December. The Open Water season runs roughly April through October. (See the separate link for the 2012 OWS Competition Schedule.)

  • January 2012. One Hour Postal (can be done at any 25 yard pool), must complete by the end of January 2012.
  • Jan 21, 2012. The Olympic Club 1500 SCM Swim Meet. Consists of the 1500 SCM only. Indoors. 
  • Jan 22, 2012. Fog City Quadrathon at St Ignatius High in SF. Indoors. Consists of the 50, 100, 200, 500 Free. 
  • February 11, 2012. USF Valentine’s Affair SCY Meet (50s, 100s and a 200 Mixed Medley Relay). Great meet – indoors! 
  • March 4, 2012. Strawberry Canyon Invitational at UC Berkeley meet. Some 50s, 100s and 200s along with 500 free. Outdoor meet, often chilly! 
  • March 10, 2012. The Bay Area Senior Games at Stanford. Open to swimmers 50+. 
  • March 30 through April 1st, Pac Masters SCY Champs. 
  • April 26-29, 2012 USMS Spring National Champs (SCY) in Greensboro, NC.  http://www.usms.org/comp/scnats12/
  • USMS 2012 Check Off Challenge: http://www.usms.org/fitness/content/checkoff   This is a “postal” event or meet event. Swimmers are challenged to swim all 18 events offered in a SCY meet throughout the year at swim meets or at workouts. Two variations of how to tackle that can be found in Cokie’s Dropbox of Swymnut Workouts.
  • FINA World Masters Championships (LCM) held June 10th-17th in Riccione, Italy. The Masters World Champs are held every other year. The 2014 offering will be Montreal, Canada. http://www.finamasters2012.org/
  • July 5-8, USMS National LCM Champs in Omaha, NB. With Olympic Trials occurring the week before, it is expected that this will be a large Nationals. http://www.usms.org/comp/lcnats12/
  • SCM Meet September 23rd in Mountain View. Not yet linked on the Pac Masters website.
  • SCM Meet Oct 7th at UC Davis – a pentathlon (50s each stroke, 100 IM and a relay opportunity). Not yet linked on the Pac Masters website.
  • Pac Masters SCM Championships, Oct 12-14 in Walnut Creek. Not yet linked on the Pac Masters website.
  • SCY Meet Dec 1st in Reno. Tiny meet with low attendance. Not yet linked on the Pac Masters website.
  • Southern Pacific Masters Swimming SCM Championships in Long Beach. A very large and popular meet (sometimes as high as 900 masters swimmers). Generallly held the first weekend in December at the Belmont Plaza. Not yet linked on the Southern Pacific Masters Swimming website: http://www.spmasterswim.org

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