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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.

Recent Postings

Congratulations to Bill Cannon, selected for the 2014 Ozark LMSC Service Award. 

Bill Cannon

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.

Ozark Sponsored Events

July 19, 2014, 2014 Ed and Ruth Shea Challenge Classic, Carbondale, IL. Meet Results.  Challenge Event Results, Records Set.

June 8, 2014, "Swim the Sun" Potosi Open Water, Results 1.1 Mile, Results 2.1 Mile, Results 5K .

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

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: June 13, 2014