Recent Updates and Notes:
Our annual DV-LMSC meeting will be held at the Parents' Room at Germantown Academy on Sunday October 12th from 1-4:pm. A representative from each registered team should be present in order to have a voice in our policies and elections. All members who wish to become more involved with local masters swimming are encouraged to attend.
The treasurer and secretary positions are up for re-election this year and will be determined by a majority vote by those present. A nominating committee will provide the names of candidates but nominations from the floor will also be accepted. We also have the following open positions:
- Fitness Chair
- Coaches Chair
If you are interested in any of these positions but cannot attend the meeting, please contact our chairperson, Laurie Hug, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention which position(s) are of interest and give a brief description of your qualifications.
Descriptions of each position can be found on our website, dvmasters.org, under "our by-laws" which is found on the left side of the home page. The descriptions can be found in Article 4 under "Duties."
An agenda will be provided prior to the meeting and pizza will be served at the meeting.
In addition, a coached masters workout will be run at the Germantown Academy pool from 11am-12:30pm. This workout is free for those who attend the annual meeting. Drop-ins are also welcome for a $7 fee.
Germantown Academy's address is 340 Morris Rd, Fort Washington, PA 19034. Parking for the Parents' Room can be found in the parking lot immediately to the right when entering from Morris Rd. The Parents' Room faces Morris Rd and is the at the northeast corner of the building. For the pool, continue down the driveway with the Arts Center on the left and the creek on the right. The pool is at the bottom of the hill and you will see a wall of windows as you bear left at the bottom.
Updated Places to Swim September 21, 2014.
Events added/updated September 20, 2014 Events
Welcome to the Delaware Valley Masters Swim Committee. We are your organization if you are looking to compete, improve your form, or just enjoy the sport in the Delaware Valley region. We currently have over 600 members in our chapter. You are sure to find some kindred spirits in our organization.
We are a sub chapter of our parent organization, United States Masters Swimming (USMS). USMS is a national organization of more than 50,000 members that provides organized workouts, competitions, clinics and workshops for adults aged 18 and over. There are many organized swim teams and places to swim here in our area you may want look into.
USMS is organized into 53 geographic territories throughout the United States. These territories are governed by Local Masters Swimming Committees (LMSC’s). The Delaware Valley LMSC boundaries encompass areas that include eastern PA, southern New Jersey, Delaware and part of eastern Maryland.
LMSC’s are grouped together into 8 zones across the country. The Colonies Zone stretches from Maine to Virginia and includes ten LMSC's. From north to south, the LMSC's are New England, Adirondack, Niagara, Connecticut, Metropolitan, New Jersey, Delaware Valley, Maryland, Potomac Valley, and Virginia.
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