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Masters Team

LCAT Masters Team

What is Masters?

United States Masters Swimming (USMS) is a national organization that provides organized workouts, competitions, clinics and workshops for adults aged 18 and over. Programs are open to all adult swimmers (fitness, triathlete, competitive, non- competitive) who are dedicated to improving their fitness through swimming.

LCAT Masters A year round swim fitness program run through the Las Cruces Aquatic Team available to the general public, adults aged 18& over.
   
Training Facility Practices are held at the NMSU Natatorium, a 50 meter long course by 25 yard short course outdoor pool.
   
Training Emphasis Aerobic conditioning and technique improvement. Swimmers with a broad range of abilities from fitness swimmers to triathletes to state and national caliber masters swimmers are all welcome. If you have any lap swimming experience this program has a spot for you.
   
Workouts Two coached workouts are offered each weekday as follows:
Monday through Friday
6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. & 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.
   
Cost $30 per month (fees are due monthly), plus a valid pass to the NMSU Natatorium (swimmers not affiliated with the university may purchase a community pass). All LCAT Masters swimmers are required to join United States Masters Swimming at an annual fee of $30 for insurance purposes.
   
Competition Swimming in meets is not required but is encouraged since competition provides added motivation in practice, feedback on your progress and time to socialize with your teammates.