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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

It's time to send in your nominations for the 2019 Ozark LMSC Service Award.
The Ozark LMSC Service Award is presented annually at the Ozark LMSC Championships. Nominations should be sent to the Awards Chair, Lori Payne, using the guidelines on the Nomination form. You can download this pdf and handwrite your nomination, scan or make a photo of it to email to Lori Payne, or use the Goggle Docs document
which can be downloaded in any  file format you wish from the File menu. Previous recipients of this award are listed on our Awards/Recognition page.

Agenda for the March 30, 2019 Ozark LMSC General Membership meeting

Minutes of the April 1, 2018 Ozark LMSC General Membership meeting

2018 Ozark LMSC Financial statement

2019 Ozark LMSC Budget

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - FRAY Swim Meet (Recognized by USMS):
Four Rivers Area YMCA, 400 Grand Ave, Washington, MO 63090
Registration information, https://www.usms.org/files/sanction/20190323FRAY19Y/entry_form/EventEntryForm-2019021207001521991.pdf
Entry fee will include meet t-shirt if received by March 11th, but entries are still being accepted.

Warm-up begins at 1:00 pm, meet start at  2:00 pm.
"Competitive" events are:  25*-50-100-200-500 Freestyle.  100-200-400 IM.  25*-50-100 Back, Breast & Fly.
Recreational events are:  25's and 50's of Fly, Back, Breast, & Free.
The 500 free is limited to the first 20 swimmers to register.

March 30-31, 2019 - Ozark LMSC 2019 Short Course Yards Championship
(Sanctioned by USMS):
Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center, 6168 Center Grove Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

Saturday, March 30 warm-up 1:00 pm and meet start at 2:00 pm and Sunday March 31 warm up at 8:00 am and meet start at 9::00 am;
Registration is online only, NO DECK ENTRIES (no exceptions)
ENTRY DEADLINE is 11:59 pm on Thursday, March 28.
Online registration link: https://www.clubassistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=1698&smid=11304

National and International Meets

April 25-28, 2019 USMS Spring Nationals, Mesa, AZ

June 15-19 2019 National Senior Games, Albuquerque, NM

August 7-11, 2019 USMS Summer Nationals, Mission Viejo, CA

2018 U.S. Masters Swimming Convention reports from our Ozark Delegates

Ozark delegatesBill Cannon

Our Convention delegates     Bill Cannon remembered

                                   Maryanne Barkley's report                                     
Bruce Hopson's report

Lori Payne's report
Lori Payne's report from the USMS National Coaches Clinic, October 19-21, 2018

Recent Results

November 3, 2018 - Ozark SCM Championship - Edwardsville, IL.
Results    Records Set

July 14, 2018 Ed and Ruth Shea LCM Challenge Classic, Carbondale, IL      
Challenge Event Results, Records Set

June 9, 2018 USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship (1-Mile) and non-championship 5K, Little Grassy Lake, Makanda, IL, hosted by Saluki Masters Swim Club
RESULTS of USMS Sprint Distance Open Water National Championship (1 Mile)
RESULTS of non-championship 1 mile
RESULTS of shortened 5K - 1 mile
Photos of event and awards ceremonies

Results from previous Ozark events - see the Competition section

Meet our Ozark LMSC Officers on the CONTACT US page.


IT'S TIME TO RENEW YOUR USMS MEMBERSHIP FOR 2019 beginning November 1, 2018.  Your membership for 2018 expires December 31, 2018 no matter when you initially registered.  Your 2019 Membership will expire December 31, 2019.  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 2019 paper registration form (do not use the 2018 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: March 14, 2019 mp