Club Representative Request

GRIN LogoPursuant to our current By-Laws, any program that had 4 or more members as of October 31, 2015, is entitled to select one Club Representative to represent their Club’s interests at the Board meetings of Greater Indiana Masters Swimming (GRIN). The Club Representative can be any coach or swimmer that is a USMS member in good standing as of 11/01/2015 and is affiliated with the Indiana LMSC.

The Club Representative will be GRIN’s main contact and will serve as the liaison between GRIN and their respective clubs. The Club Representative will also be responsible for voting to accept or reject the new By-Laws at the next Board meeting on 12/02/2015. Please note that the club can submit a new Club Representative at any time by sending updated contact information to the GRIN Secretary.

Prior to the upcoming December 2 Board meeting, each Club needs to select one Club Representative, complete the GRIN Club Representative Form, and email the form to the GRIN Secretary. If you have any questions, please let Karen know.

Munster 100 Challenge!

Do you have what it takes? Think you are a good swimmer (or have the endurance…)? Prove it!

The Munster Swim Club is hosting an event on January 9th, participants will swim 100×100, 100×75 or 100×50 on their own intervals.  All swimmers are welcome, and all 16 lanes of the pool will be used, so there’s plenty of room.  Stay after and join everyone at a specially reserved restaurant, bring your families!

For more info, click here.

Open Water Swim Clinic on Saturday, 11/14

Zvl Aquatic Center LogoOn Saturday, November 14, at the Zionsville Aquatic Center, Jim Barber, Ralph Dixon, and Lisa Brown will lead an Open Water Swim Clinic.  Jim Barber is an accomplished open water swimmer having completed the Triple Crown of swimming (the English Channel, Catalina Channel, Manhattan Island Swim), as well as many open water events. Jim is also a Level 2 USMS Coach. He will be joined by open water swimmers Ralph Dixon, Level 2 USMS Coach, and Lisa Brown, Level 3 USMS coach. The clinic will include video analysis, drills, and open water instruction geared to the adult open water swimmer. The clinic is just $30. Master the open water next summer… register for the clinic today!


Bidding Open for the 2016 GRIN State Championship Meet

Greater Indiana Masters Swimming is soliciting bids for the 2016 GRIN State Championship Meet. Even if your program does not have the desire or facility to host the Championship meet, we encourage you to reach out to local age group and high school swim programs, colleges, and YMCA’s to let them know about this opportunity. Interested parties should download the Introductory Letter and Bid Form  for pertinent details. All bids (and any supporting documentation) must be submitted to the GRIN Chair by December 1. The winning bid will be selected on or about December 15. Please contact Lisa Brown with any questions.

Congratulations to our 2015 Top Ten SCY Swimmers!

USMS_Logo_tm_200x144_0Congratulations go out to all of the Indiana Masters swimmers who earned a place on the USMS Top Ten list for 2015’s Short Course Yards season. The 32 individuals who earned this honor for their individual events represent Carmel Swim Club Masters, Greater Indiana, Indy Aquatic Masters, iSwim Masters Swimming, IU Masters Swim Club, Jordan Y MultiFit, Lawrence Masters Swimming, Munster Masters Aquatics, Noblesville Adult Swim Team, Southeastern Area Masters Swimming, Southwest Indiana Masters, and the Terre Haute Torpedoes Masters Team. In addition to these outstanding individual efforts, 15 relays also made the Top Ten. Check out the 2015 Top Ten SCY Swimmers in Indiana and congratulations to you all!

Amazing Results at USMS Summer Nationals!

2015 USMS Summer NationalsIndiana swimmers swam to amazing results at the 2015 USMS Summer National Championships. Taking place from August 6 – 9, 2015, Indiana swimmers joined the 955 competitors from across the country to compete in this annual summer showdown. With 189 teams from across the country represented, the Indiana teams included Concord Masters, Indy Aquatic Masters, iSwim Masters Swimming, the IU Masters Swim Club, and the Noblesville Adult Swim Team. These swimmers combined to bring home a whopping 11 1st place individual finishes, 92 Top 10 individual finishes, 3 1st place relays, and 11 Top 10 relays. Check out the full 2015 USMS Summer National results and congratulations to all who competed!

Great Results at the USMS 15K Open Water National Championship

The USMS 15K Open Water National Championship took place on Saturday, June 20 at Morse Reservoir in Noblesville, Indiana. The 15K course consisted of three counterclockwise 5K loops in this residential reservoir. There was also a non-championship 5K event available and a relay option. Congratulations to the top three overall finishers in the 15K: Adam Dawkins, Cheryl Reinke, and John Humenik. The 5K was won by Mike Dolence and the winning relay team consisted of Mike Dolence, Brian Cummings, and Dean Hawks. Check out the full race results and congratulations to all who competed.


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