[PacMasterUpdate] Update September 15, 2002
pacmasterupdate-admin at PacificMasters.org
Mon Sep 23 00:02:31 EDT 2002
PACIFIC MASTERS MONTHLY MEETING
The Pacific Masters Swimming May monthly meet will be Wednesday,
September 25th the Oak Hill Park Community Center in Danville. All
members are welcome to attend.
There is a link to a map with directions on the Pacific Masters home page.
SAN MATEO MASTER MARLINS PENTATHLON
The San Mateo Master Marlin's Pentathlon will be September 29 at the
Joinville Swimming Pool in San Mateo.
Preentry deadline is September 23rd/
1500 M FREESTYLE SCM CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 1500 Meter Freestyle Championships will be held Saturday October
5th in Healdsberg.
You must pre-enter this meet. Entry must be RECEIVED by September 26th.
The Sacramento Pentathlon will be Sunday October 6th in Davis.
Pre-entry Deadline is September 26th.
SHORT COURSE METERS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Walnut Creek will be hosting the 2002 Pacific Masters Short Course
Meters Championships at the Heather Farms pool October 12 and 13. You
must pre-enter this meet by September 30th.
Pacific Masters AFFILIATE - LANDS END
Lands End is a maker of fine sports apparel for the active person.
Click on the link to Lands' End from the Pacific Masters web site
Lands' End will rebate some of the money of your purchase to Pacific
2003 LOCAL MEETS
Marcia Benjamin, the scheduling chair, has sent out the 2003
scheduling forms to all clubs. If you club is interested in holding a
Pacific Masters meet - Short Course Yards, Short Course Meters or
Long Course Yards. Please be sure to fill out the forms and return
the forms to Marcia. If you want to hold a local meet and have not
received a sets of forms, please contact Marcia Benjamin at
mailto:msbenjamin at earthlink.net .
SHORT COURSE YARDS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN TEMPE
Mark Gill the meet director of the USMS 2003 Short Course Yards
Championships at ASU, said that ASU will be having its graduation on
the same weekend as the National Championships. If you plan on going
to the national championships, you should make your reservations NOW.
The date of Nationals are May 15-18, 2003
BECOME AN OFFICIAL
The latest clinic will be in Davis, after the Saturday session of the
Davis Aquadarts B Meet, on September 28th. We should have a better
idea of the time when we get all of the meet entries and find out the
It will be held in the room adjacent to the pool, at the Davis
Community Park on West 14th Street, in Davis. If you need
directions, email Stu Kahn at <kahnswim at aol.com>
WHAT IS PACIFIC MASTERS?
Pacific Masters Swimming is a regional organization that provides
organized workouts, competitions, clinics and workshops for adults 18
and over. Programs are open to all adult swimmers fitness, triatlete,
competitive, non-competitive) who are dedicated to improving their
fitness through swimming.
Pacific is organized with over 100 clubs in Northern California and
Nevada. Membership numbers over 9700, with individual members ranging
in age from 18 to over 90.
Within the clubs, structured workouts, often with a coach, offer
well-though-out training assistance, Pool and open-water races
provide opportunities to compete and measure individual progress at
the local, state, national and international levels, USMS programs
also offer stroke and technique clinics, workshops and instructions,
as well as social functions.
All Pacific Masters programs are designed to help swimmers improve
fitness and/or train for specific goals, and offer active support for
a healthy lifestyle through friendship, and camaraderie.
END OF YEAR FEE REDUCTION
Beginning September 1st, the late-in-the year reduced rate
registration fee is $15. normally refunds are not made to clubs and
swimmers sending in $25 unless requested, because it creates extra
work for our (volunteer) Treasurer. Registrations for 2003 will be
taken beginning November 1st, 2002. Get your friends to join Pacific
Masters - Also remember that all swimmers must be members of Pacific
Masters for your practice to be covered by USMS secondary insurance.
michael w. moore
michael at pacificmasters.org