USA Swimming and USMS Add Webinar Series on Grants for Adult Learn to Swim Programs

With separate requirements for youth and adult learn-to-swim grant applications, USA Swimming will host a series of webinars to walk applicants through the process of applying for a grant

Visit https://www.usaswimming.org/coaches-leaders/team-leaders/learn-to-swim-grants to register for these events.

Recordings of these webinars will be made available online. Youth Application Webinar: Thursday, October 20, 11:30 a.m. MT (1:30 p.m. ET) Adult Application Webinar: Thursday, October 20, 1:30 p.m. MT (3:30 p.m. ET)

Thank you for all you do make ALTS and our grant program world class !!  

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2023 State Meet Bid Packet

Here is the 2023 State Meet Bid Packet for your consideration.

Bids open every year on September 1 and must be received by October 1, at 8:00 p.m. EDT with the winning bid announced by November 1.   The bid will reopen for the month of November (deadline December 1), in the event there are no bids or there is no qualifying bid. A final decision in that case will be made before the end of the calendar year.  The Northern 1/3rd of the state will have preference for the 2023 bid year.

Questions? Contact Jerilynn Bayless, GRIN Chairman.

2023 Bid Packet

State Meet Final Results

The final results have now been released, but because of timing inconsistencies the results cannot be sanctioned.

Final Results

Final Team Scores

State Meet Preliminary Results

Preliminary results are now listed – please keep in mind these are not the official results and still need to be reviewed.

State Meet Info!!

Here are the up-to-date documents regarding the state meets timelines and psych sheet:

Day 1 – Distance events timeline

Day 1 – Other events timeline

Day 2 – Distance events timeline

Day 2 – Other events timeline

Full meet psych sheet

2022 GRIN State Meet Registration is Now Open

Registration for this year’s State meet is now open. The venue is Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers on April 9-10. There is a limit of 5 individual events per day, and registration is FREE. We’ll see you all there!

Register now

Next GRIN Board Meeting

The GRIN Board is inviting you all to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Time: Mon, March 28, 2022, 8:00 PM America/New_York(GMT-5:00)

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:

Please click this URL to start or join. 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82703491232?pwd=ZG5zQW43NG4vTk5FWGZFTk1NR1N1dz09

Or, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/join and enter meeting ID: 827 0349 1232 and password: grinswim

GRIN Seeks New Board Members

As 2022 is an election year for the USMS LMSC GRIN Officers, GRIN is currently seeking people to express their interest in being on the GRIN board. Board members serve a 2-year term. Members must be available to attend Board meetings held electronically (Zoom) or locally in Indianapolis 3 – 4 times a year and attend the USMS National Convention held each September. Positions up for election are:

  • Chair
  • Co-Chair
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

If you are interested, please contact Jerrilynn Bayless, current GRIN Chair, at Partingco@gmail.com or call Jerrilynn at 812-870-1503. Elections will be held at the upcoming State Meet in April. FINAL DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS FEBRUARY 28, 2022.

GRIN Honors

At the U.S. Masters Swimming annual meeting in late September, GRIN was honored by the recognition of the achievements of two of our members. 

Lisa Brown, Zionsville Aquatic Masters Coach and Aquatics Director for Zionsville Community Schools was elevated to Coach Level 4.  This level is rewarded upon completion of high levels of leadership contributions, education, achievement and growth and retention. 

 

 

 

Michelle Harter, Indy Aquatic Masters Executive Director, received the June Krauser Communications Award which is presented annually to someone whose work in communications has contributed to the growth, improvement, or success of U.S. Masters Swimming locally, regionally or nationally.

2022 State Championship Bid Application

Greater Indiana Masters Swimming is soliciting bids for the 2022 GRIN State Championship Meet. For the 2022 bid year, the bid will be open to all three areas of the state.  For future years, the rotation will be posted at grinswim.org. Participants pay entry fees for the GRIN State Meet and this revenue is passed to the meet hosts making it a rewarding experience for the host team. Meet hosts are encouraged to set a reasonable fee because the meet host will be guaranteed at least $4,000 (the stipend approved by the board) to offset expenses. Even if your club 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 YMCAs to let them know of this opportunity. After all, wouldn’t you prefer the Championship meet in your own back yard than somewhere else?

Get the application here.