Mission:  Metropolitan Swimming shall promote, develop and improve competitive swimming through education, support and opportunities for participation to a diverse swimming community.

Vision:
  To inspire and provide quality opportunities for our members to achieve excellence in the sport of competitive swimming.

 

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News

Mary Fleckenstein

Metro Open Water Officials Clinic with Mike Murphy Part II (Zoom) 7pm Tuesday July 5, 2022 The Metro Open Water Committee will hold Part II of the Open Water Officials Clinic via Zoom with guest presenter Mike Murphy on July 5. Mike Murphy is an experienced Open Water Official, and has served as meet referee at Open Water Nationals, and will be a FINA Open Water Official at the 2022 World Championship in Budapest. Officials interested in Open Water should attend, even if you did not make Part I. Contact...

Mary Fleckenstein

Congratulations to Long Island Aquatic Club and Queens Aquatic Club! LIAC - 4th QNS - 16th Way to Go!!!! Congratulations to the clubs that have earned the prestigious status as a 2022 ASCA Top 100 Age Group Team. The results were compiled using USA Swimming results of top-ranked swimmers in the 10&U and 11-12 age groups for the 2021 Long Course Season and 2021-22 Short Course Season. Swimmers were scored for 1st through 20th place in individual events only; relays were not included. Full list of Top 100

Mary Fleckenstein

Flex Membership Changes for 2023 - Please read Flex memberships will be for 12 and under swimmers only Membership fee will increase from $20 to $30 - the extra $10 going to USA Swimming Info received today from USA Swimming: USA Swimming Flex Membership Update To: USA Swimming Board of Directors, Membership/Registration Committee, LSC General Chairs, LSC Admin Vice-Chairs, LSC Membership and Registration Chairs, LSC Permanent Offices, LSC Staff, Club Contacts The USA Swimming Board of Directors has approved two changes to the USA Swimming Flex Membership category. Both changes...

Mary Fleckenstein

Officials' sign-up link for 2022 Long-Course Senior Metropolitan Championships, July 14-17, 2022 Senior Mets is an OQM (Officials' Qualifying Meet) open to all certified officials within Metro and to all certified officials from other LSCs. The meet is not open to apprentice officials. All those wishing to officiate at the meet must sign up via the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSevIZwrLcf5D2T3QZQCKzUD6cgje87y8Qfdgw7UeMG_9yiOCw/viewform. Those seeking to be evaluated should indicate that when signing up for the meet, and they must also fill out and send to Mark Amodio ([email protected]) the request for national evaluation...

Mary Fleckenstein

Olympic Trials Coach Q&A- What should I expect as a coach? When: May 19, 2021 10:30 AM Mountain Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: https://usaswimming.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMucOiurD4jGdbb49X3wx2cVK-Xx_iHcAAC There are two articles from a coach perspective: https://www.usaswimming.org/news/2021/05/12/a-coach's-guide-to-trials-with-bob-platt-kate-lundsten-and-jamie-bloom https://www.usaswimming.org/news/2021/05/03/a-coachs-guide-to-trials-with-billy-doughty-catherine-kase-and-chris-plumb

Mary Fleckenstein

Coach Certification Requirements – Extensions As a result of the closures of many facilities due to COVID-19, coaches may find it difficult to renew some certifications. The following steps are being taken to assist with this issue for coaches whose Lifeguard Training, In-Water Safety Training or CPR/AED certifications expire between March 1 and June 30, 2020: For agencies that are granting certification extensions Submit the following to your LSC registrar: Any correspondence from the agency that provides specific information about the extension, including the new expiration date(s). Examples of correspondence...

Eric Fisher

Coaches ONLY! Please send your team's Athlete College commitments for the 2020 graduating class to John Alaimo [email protected] Name, Team College Attending. College Commits Parent submissions will not be processed.

Dom Boccio

2019-2020 SCY Championship Meet Time Standards for Silvers, Junior Olympics, 15-18 Team Challenge and Senior Mets have been posted under the 'Times' section of the website.