GRIN’s 2018 Board Election Meeting

There will be an Election Meeting on Wednesday, March 14, at 8:30p. The purpose of this meeting is to elect the new Executive Board for 2018 – 2020. The slate of candidates is as follows: Lisa Brown for Chair, Michael Carlson for Vice-Chair, Karen Gernert for Secretary, and Sue Pollard for Treasurer. Per the GRIN By-Laws, the Secretary has confirmed that each nominee is willing to serve. Learn more about your candidates.

Election Information
Club Representatives from each club within GRIN will vote on the slate of candidates via conference call using the call-in information below:

  • Toll Number: (701) 801-1220
  • Meeting ID: 947-708-061

If you need to register your Club Representative in order to vote, please submit the Club Representative Form by Tuesday, March 13, at 7:00p to GRIN Secretary, Karen Gernert. Let us know if you have any questions.

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Registration Open for the 2018 GRIN State Meet

The GRIN Board is thrilled to announce that the 2018 GRIN State Championship Meet will be held from March 24-25 at the North Central High School Natatorium in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Meet Host and Facility
The 2018 State Meet will be hosted by the Washington Township Swim Club at the North Central High School Natatorium (1801 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240).  The Aquatic Center features a beautiful 10-lane, 50-meter competition pool with moveable bulkheads to allow for separate competition and warm-up / warm-down pools. The facility has a great deal of experience hosting championship meets and we are excited to work with the Washington Township Swim Club to ensure a great State Championship – and warm-up to the USMS Spring Nationals in May!

Meet Registration
This year’s meet will feature a full slate of events, great competition, the GRIN Annual Meeting during Saturday’s break, election results, and a great social! Registration is now open, so choose your events and we will see you at the 2018 GRIN State Meet in Indianapolis!

Upcoming Board Meeting

There will be a GRIN Board Meeting via conference call on Sunday, January 28, from 7:30 – 8:30p (EDT). All GRIN members are invited to call in. The main topics of discussion will be a preview of the 2018 GRIN State Meet and USMS Spring National Championship, a review of 2017, the upcoming elections, maintaining USMS compliance, requiring teams to use Club Assistant when hosting meets, and any new business.

Conference Call Details:

Members calling in for the meeting should use the following:
  • Toll Number: (701) 801-1220
  • Meeting ID: 947-708-061

Please be sure any Club Representative changes are submitted to the GRIN Secretary by 12:00 Noon on January 27. Let your voice be heard!

Upcoming GRIN Board Meeting

There will be a GRIN Board Meeting via conference call on Tuesday, October 24, from 8:30 – 9:30p (EDT). All GRIN members are invited to call in. The main topics of discussion will be a review of the 2017 USMS National Convention, GRIN State Meet bids, and any new business.

Conference Call Details:

Members calling in for the meeting should use the following:
  • Toll Number: (701) 801-1220
  • Meeting ID: 947-708-061

Please be sure any Club Representative changes are submitted to the GRIN Secretary by 12:00 Noon on October 23. Let your voice be heard!

Bidding is Now Open for the 2018 GRIN State Meet

Greater Indiana Masters Swimming (GRIN) is soliciting bids for the 2018 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 2018 GRIN State Meet Bid Application Packet for pertinent details and the application form. All bids (and any supporting documentation) must be submitted to the GRIN Chair, Lisa Brown, by October 1. The winning bid will be selected on or about November 1.

The 2017 GRIN State Meet was a tremendous success and we are looking forward to working with next year’s host. Please contact either Lisa Brown or Karen Gernert with any questions.

Upcoming GRIN Board Meeting

There will be a GRIN Board Meeting via conference call on Thursday, June 8, from 8:30 – 9:30p (EDT). All GRIN members are invited to call in. The main topics of discussion will be a review of the GRIN State Meet, the upcoming Great Lakes Zone Meet, and Club Development, as well as any new business.

Conference Call Details:

Members calling in for the meeting should use the following:
  • Toll Number: (701) 801-1220
  • Meeting ID: 947-708-061

Please be sure any Club Representative changes are submitted to the GRIN Secretary by Wednesday, June 7. Let your voice be heard!

Congratulations to our New State Champions – Munster Masters!

In a hard fought battle at this year’s 2017 GRIN Short Course State Championship, the Munster Masters Association won the Large Team title! With an amazing number of personal best swims, as well as both State and National records set, this was a great meet for all! Thanks again to Matt Lee and the Munster Masters Association for hosting this year’s meet in their beautiful facility. The volunteers and staff did an amazing job running this year’s meet. Be sure to check out the 2017 GRIN Short Course State Championship Results and we hope to see you all next year!