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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

Ozark Sponsored Events

June 18, 2017 - Swim the Sun - Open Water event at Sunnen Lake, Potosi, MO. General event information HERE. Click HERE for ONLINE REGISTRATION. No paper registration accepted. No deck entries.

July 15, 2017 - Ed and Ruth Shea Challenge Classic LCM meet, Carbondale, IL Paper mailed entries only. Click HERE for entry form. Deck entries accepted.

Barkley Service Award

Congratulations to Maryanne Barkley, recipient of the 2017 Ozark LMSC Service Award and special thanks to her work as meet director for our very successful Breadbasket Zone/Ozark LMSC SCY Championship April 1-2 in Edwardsville.

Other Recent Ozark LMSC results

November 5, 2016, Ozark SCM Meet, Edwardsville, IL, Results

February 4, 2017 (4 PM) - Lewis and Clark Community College, Godfrey, IL, hosted by the Riverbend Mighty Master Narwahls, SCY. Click here for Results

March 25, 2017 (1 PM) - Four Rivers YMCA, Washington, MO, hosted by the Four Rivers YMCA, SCY. Click here for Results Click here for Relay Results

April 1-2, 2017 - Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center, Edwardsville, IL, hosted by St Louis Area Masters, SCY. Click here for Results.

Nine Ozark LMSC records were set at the Breadbasket Zone/Ozark LMSC SCY Championship:

Mary Pohlmann, 70-74 women, 50 fly, 200 fly, and 400 IM;                                         Jacob Jarzen, 25-29 men, 50 back and 100 back;                                                      Jonathan Iwaszkowiec, 40-44 men, 50 back;                                                            Paul Swope, 40-44 men, 100 back;                                                                            Stephen Hancock, 60-64 men, 500 free;                                                                   Clay Kolar, 65-69 men, 100 IM.

Tom Maine IMSHOF
Congratulations to Thomas Maine, inducted into the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame.

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Congratulations to Diann Bauer, recipient of the Dorothy Donnelly USMS Service Award and 2016 Ozark LMSC Service Award; Clay Kolar, recipient of the USMS Kerry O'Brien Coaching Award; and the Saluki Masters Swim Club, recipients of a USMS Swimming Saves Lives grant to continue their free Adult Learn-to-Swim program in Carbondale, IL.

Nearby Events

Results from previous Ozark events - see the Competition section.

2017 USMS Leadership Summit

Lori Payne's report

2016 U.S. Masters Swimming Convention reports from our Ozark Delegates
                                      Mary Pohlmann's report
                                      Diann Bauer's report
                                       Maryanne Barkley's report
                                        Lori Payne's report

Meet our Ozark LMSC Officers on the CONTACT US page.

Minutes of the April 1, 2017 Ozark LMSC General Membership meeting

2016 Ozark LMSC Financial statement

2017 Ozark LMSC Budget

National and International Meets

August 2-6, 2017 US Masters Swimming Summer National Championship, LCM Minneapolis, Minnesota

August 14-20, 2017 XVII FINA World Masters Championship, Budapest, Hungary


IT'S TIME TO RENEW YOUR USMS MEMBERSHIP FOR 2017 beginning November 1, 2016.  Your membership for 2016 expires December 31, 2016 no matter when you initially registered.  Your 2017 Membership will expire December 31, 2017.  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 which will be available soon (do not use the 2016 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: May 9, 2017