June 1, 2013
10th Annual SWM Masters Long Course Masters Invitational
Contact: Matt Beck
June 2 and July 7, 2013
2013 USMS 5K & 10K National Postal Championships
Lowry Pool, Denver
Information to Enter
Contact: Nicole Vanderpoel
August 18, 2013
Horsetooth Openwater Swim
10K, 2.4 mile or 1.2 mile swims
Horsetooth Reservoir, Ft Collins
Contact: Joe Bakel
Open Water Swimming at Chatfield State Park in the Gravel Pond
Saturday 7:30 am to 10:00 am
Monday and Wednesday 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
May 1 - September 30
Complete Info on the Open Water Page
Links to Local Swimming Events
Monday, June 10
Top 10 for SCY Ready for Review
Please review your swims in Colorado for submission to USMS for consideration for Top 10 times. Contact Kent Carney by June 20 with questions or corrections.
Thursday, May 16
Wanted: Top Ten Recorder and Other COMSA Volunteers
COMSA is looking for a Top Ten Recorder for our LMSC. This is a link to the job description. Please contact Brian Hoyt if you are interested in this position.
The COMSA board also has several other positions open for volunteers. If you'd like to get involved and are interested in any of the following positions, please contact Brian Hoyt.
Club Development Chair
Long Distance - Open Water Chair
Wednesday, May 15
2013 USMS Speedo One Hour Postal National Championship Results are in! Thanks to all the CMS swimmers who participated in the One Hour Postal Championships in January. CMS placed 2nd in the small clubs category combined! Look for more postal swims this summer under the Calendar.
Wednesday, April 10
What's With the Rubber Chickens?
Maybe you saw it in person at the COMSA meet. Maybe you saw it on the Colorado Masters Swimming facebook page. Maybe you are seeing it for the first time in the picture below with Holden Bank and John Tobin.
No matter where you saw it, learn about the chicken and Masters Swimming through John Tobin's entertaining "Masters Thesis".
Wednesday, April 3
The short course meters records have been updated and can be found under Records & Awards. Congratulations to our record breakers!
Wednesday, March 6
Swimmers - if you would like your initial splits as part of a longer individual event to be submitted for records or Top 10 times, you must notify the referee, IN WRITING, PRIOR to the conclusion of the meet. However, for BACKSTROKE initial splits and RELAY leadoff legs to count, notification must be made PRIOR TO THE SWIM. A "Split Notification Form" is available from meet officials and online at USMS.org; For Volunteers; Rule book; Appendix B.
Wednesday, March 6
The Lou Parker COMSA Coach of the Year and the Jack Buchannan COMSA Service Award will be awarded at the State Meet in April. Please nominate your outstanding coach or dedicated volunteer by March 15. Download the nomination form (pdf).
Thursday, November 8
USA Swim Meets and Your Times
Master swimmers who swim in USA meets and want their times to be included in the Top Ten times sent to USMS need to make sure the pools in which they compete are certified (have been properly measured) and if the pool has a bulkhead, the pool is re-measured before the meet and after each session. Please email Kent Carney with questions.
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