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Last month, USA Swimming introduced the concept of a crawl, walk, race approach to our return to competition. As part of that return to competition plan, for July 2020, the USA Swimming Board of Directors has approved sanctioning of meets comprised only of athletes and clubs registered within the sanctioning LSC.* Furthermore, with the recognition that many of our clubs have limited or no access to facilities, and to maintain a level playing field, times achieved in sanctioned meets during July 2020 may not be used for any USA Swimming...

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The General Chairs of the 3 LSC's within the tri-state area appear on national news advocating for the reopening of all indoor and outdoor developmental aquatic facilities. Click here for the story and video.

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Because of our TYR Sponsorship, ALL Middle Atlantic Swimmers gets 40 percent off TYR wetsuits. Go to the TYR website and enter our code in the discount code section at checkout - ATLANTIC40

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Return to Competition Roadmap and June Event Sanctions Over the last several weeks, planning for resuming practices has produced wide-ranging conversations about the role of competition in our return to pools. While the perspectives vary, what is clear is that our clubs and teams are looking for a conceptual plan for competition. With that, we are sharing the framework of our three-month recommended roadmap for a safer return to competition for our members. This conceptual plan, based on the current health environment, encourages fostering competition in practice in June; the...

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The Middle Atlantic Swimming Short Course Top 10 has been updated here with the Short Course 2019-2020 Top Times. Here is the USA Swimming list. Here are more resources including National Age Group Records from USA swimming. Looking for the Middle Atlantic Swimming LSC records, go here. LSC records will be updated ln August from the entire 2019-2020 year

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To the Middle Atlantic Swimming Community: The Middle Atlantic Board of Directors agreed, at our Board Meeting on May 11, 2020, that the 2020 summer Long Course meet schedule will not take place as originally presented. The concern for the health and safety of our athletes, coaches, officials, other meet volunteers, and spectators guided our decision. As we move towards an opening of the 3 states of our LSC, we are hoping to continue the empowerment of clubs to host inter-squad, time trials, virtual meets, or other forms of limited...

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Dear USA Swimming members, As we continue to monitor the changes of this global pandemic, assess the lifting of restrictions across the country and prioritize the health and safety of our members, we are also optimistically planning for our return to competition. Given the varying timelines expected for a return to training, we have made the decision to modify our upcoming events schedule. National events in July and early August, which include USA Swimming Sectionals, Futures and the Speedo Summer Championships, will be canceled in order to refocus our efforts...

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All participants must be non-athlete members of USA Swimming. The workshops are for all new and re certifying Meet Directors. For Operational Risk (formerly Safety Chairs) anyone that has expired must attend an Operational Risk Workshop as well as successfully complete the online test to re certify for 2020. Please refer to the MA website for requirements to become certified as a MA Meet Director or MA Operational Risk Director. Please use the link below to register for the workshop of your choice. If you have any questions please contact...