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Welcome to the Ozark Masters Swimming LMSC web site.  This web site gives current information on clubs, competitions and activities in the Ozark region.  Use the links at the left of this page to navigate our web site. Thanks for visiting us.

Notice of General Membership Meeting

The Annual Ozark LMSC General Membership meeting will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Marquette High School during the break after event 7 of the Ozark LMSC Championship.  The agenda is available HERE.

The minutes of the last Ozark LMSC General Membership meeting are available HERE.

The 2014 Ozark LMSC Budget is available HERE.

The 2013 Ozark LMSC Financial Statement is available HERE.

Recent Postings

Nominations for 2014 Ozark LMSC Service Award due March 31st. Click here for nomination form.

Attention all competition swimmers.  Some new rules have gone into effect since Sept. 25, 2013.  The stroke rules affect all courses and all strokes except freestyle. Please read to avoid disqualification.  
New swim rules.

Meet our Ozark LMSC Officers on the CONTACT US page.

Mary Pohlmann has been elected Chair of the the Ozark LMSC for a two-year term which began November 2013.

Diann Bauer is our new Ozark LMSC Registrar. Paper registrations go to her.
Stephanie Petersen is our new Vice-Chair and Sanctions Chair. If you want to host a competition (pool or open water) contact Stephanie.

Congratulations to Mary Pohlmann and Bruce Hopson, selected for the 2013 Ozark LMSC Service Award.

Ozark Sponsored Events

March 8-9, 2014 - Parkway Last Chance Meet - dual sanctioned (USA Swimming and USMS)  at Pattonville High Schoool, Maryland Heights, MO. Masters will be swimming in separate events from the age-group swimmers. March 3rd is the entry deadline for online entries. March 2nd is the deadline for paper entries. Results, paper entryonline entry info.

March 29, 2014, Four Rivers YMCA in Washington, MO. Pool measurement and USMS recognition application have been obtained. See the event flyer here. The meet entry can be downloaded here . March 14th is the deadline to pre-register. Deck entries are permitted, but no t-shirts will be available for deck entries. Sign-ins start at 11:30AM. Warmups start at noon, events start at 1 PM. results

April 12-13, 2014, Ozark LMSC Championships, Marquette High School, Chesterfield, MO. Online entry is available here. Meet information and paper entry form is available here. Online entries are preferred and cheaper. April 10th is the deadline to enter the Ozark LMSC Championships, or postmark April 8th. Deck entries are permitted, but fees are higher. results

June 8, 2014, "Swim the Sun" Potosi Open Water, Online entry, Paper entry and info.

July 19, 2014, 2014 Ed and Ruth Shea Challenge Classic, Carbondale, IL. Entry form is available here. Mailed entries only. No online entries.

Nearby Events

National and International Events

May 1-4, 2014 US Masters Swimming Spring National Championship, SCY
Santa Clara, CA
, click here

August 3-10, 2014, FINA World Masters Swimming Championship, LCM, Montreal, Canada,

August 10-15, 2014 Gay Games, LCM, Cleveland, OH, click here

August 13-17, 2014 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championship, LCM, College Park, MD, click here


IT'S TIME TO RENEW YOUR USMS MEMBERSHIP FOR 2014 beginning November 1, 2013.  Your membership for 2013 expires December 31, 2013 no matter when you initially registered.  Your 2014 Membership expires December 31, 2014.  IT'S EASY TO JOIN or RENEW your USMS membership ONLINE and you can print out a copy of your membership card immediately and later whenever you need one.  You can even save a copy of your card on your computer for later use.  Save your local Ozark LMSC money by printing your own card and DO NOT check the box that says "Also send me a card in the mail".

If you are eligible for discount, (senior 75 or older or full-time student 25 or younger), do not register online.  Instead use the paper registration form.  Click on Membership for more information about discounts and to download a paper registration form.

For more information about joining or renewing your membership in United States Masters Swimming, including the breakdown of cost, clubs to join, etc., click on the Membership link on the left side of this page.

Thanks for visiting the Ozark LMSC web site.

If you have any comments or questions about this web page, please contact: John Pohlmann

Last updated: April 6, 2014