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About Ozark LMSC – Ozark Local Masters Swimming Committee (LMSC) 

 

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Saint Louis Area Masters Swimming Inc (SLAM), a non-profit organization, is a United States Masters Swimming registered Club in the Ozark LMSC and includes swimmers of all ages, experience and ability.  Some SLAM swimmers are competitive, but many are not and belong to SLAM for the camaraderie and challenge of a structured practice.
Contact Saint Louis Area Masters at: slam@swimlam.org
                  CLICK HERE FOR CURRENT MEET RESULTS

2024 SALUKI Closed Invite #1 – May 4 –  Results 

Congratulations! New Ozark LCM Records set:
Ben Rutledge, SLAM, Men 18-24: 200m Freestyle; 50m Backstroke
Andrew Pardieck, SLAM, Men 55-59: 50m & 200m Backstroke
Clay Kolar, SLAM, Men 75-79: 100m Breaststroke; 400m IM

2024 SALUKI Closed Invite #2  6/1 [Results]

   

 

2024 Ozark LMSC Service Award winner Patrick Sullivan. Congratulations SLAM President! 

2024 Ozark LMSC Short Course Yards Championship
      CLICK HERE FOR MEET RESULTS

2024 Ozark LMSC General Membership Meeting

Upcoming Events

 

Saturday, June 1 Starts 9:00 am

Shea Natatorium, Carbondale Illinois

Saluki Closed Invite #2 Dual Sanctioned LCM Swim Meet

Hosted by Saluki Swim Club, Dual-sanctioned by USA Swimming/Ozark Swimming and the Ozark LMSC for USMS Inc
Mail In Paper Entry Must be Received by May 20

 

Saturday, July 13, 2024   Starts 10:00 am

Shea Natatorium, Carbondale Illinois

Ed and Ruth Shea Challenge Classic

Sprint No-Brainer and Iron Glutton Challenges

 

             

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WHERE SLAM SWIMS

   
   
   
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Lafayette High School
17050 Clayton Road, Wildwood, MO 63011

 

Monday, Tuedsay, Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00 am – 6:30 am


Contact: Laurel Stallings,

stallingslaurel@prcommunityed.org

 

 

Marquette High School
2351 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017

 

Friday & Saturday: 5:00 am – 6:30 am
Sunday: 7:00 am – 8:30 am

Contact: Laurel Stallings, stallingslaurel@prcommunityed.org

Crestview Middle School
16025 Clayton Rd, Manchester, MO 63011

Indoor: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Outdoor: TBA Summer 2024

 

Contact: Laurel Stallings, stallingslaurel@prcommunityed.org

South City Family YMCA (SLAM-STORM)3150 Sublette Ave, St. Louis, MO 63139

 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Contact: Cory Griffin, cory.griffin@gwrymca.org

O’Fallon Family YMCA – (SLAM-OTTRZ)284 N Seven Hills Rd, O’Fallon, IL 62269

 

Tuesday and Thursday: 5:30 am – 6:30 am

Contact: Kasey Massie: kasey.massie@gwrymca.org

Edwardsville YMCA (SLAM-YOE)
1200 ESIC Dr, Edwardsville, IL 62025

 

Tuesday and Thursday: 6:40 pm – 7:45 pm

 

Contact: Gunnar Kohlbrecher, gkohlbrecher@edwymca.com

 

 

Saint Peters Rec-Plex
5200 Mexico Rd, Saint Peters, MO 63376

 

Tuesday and Thursday: 5:30 am – 6:30 am CLOSED SUMMER 2024

 

Contact: Kristen Gross, kngswim@gmail.com

O’Fallon Missouri YMCA
3451 Pheasant Meadow, O’Fallon, MO 63368

 

Tuesday and Thursday: 5:30 am – 6:30 am

 

Contact: Anne Schneider, anne.schneider@gwrymca.org

 

 

 

Mid County YMCA
1900 Urban Dr, Brentwood MO 63144

 

Saturday: 8:00 am – 9:30 am

 

Contact: Taylor Looney, taylor.looney@gwrymca.org

Wildwood YMCA
2641 Highway 109, Wildwood MO 63040

 

Monday and Wednesday: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm

 

Contact: Jen Humphrey, jen.humphrey@gwrymca.org

Saluki Masters Swim Club (SLAM-SALUK) SIU Student Rec Center, Shea Natatorium, 300 E Grand Ave, Carbondale, IL 62901

Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 7:30 am Saturday: 10:00 am – 12:oo pm Occasionally 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Contact: Clay Kolar, claysplash49@gmail.com

 


SLAM PRESIDENT’S MONTHLY NEWS – Patrick Sullivan

 

May, 2024

It was great seeing everyone at the meet at McKendree last month! Results are on the swimslam.org website.

Please join me in thanking long-time SLAM Treasurer Daniel Sullivan for his dedication and integral service to SLAM’s finances over many, many years; Dan has decided to resign, we all send him our gratitude and wish him the very best.  Anyone interested in volunteering as club Treasurer, please let me know in a reply to this email. 

Spring Nationals—Registration is open until May 28th for Spring Nationals! Here is the link to register:

https://www.clubassistant.com/club/form/register_now.cfm?c=2529&smid=17760&_ga=2.236679041.

Spring Nationals will be held June 20-24 in Indianapolis, in the iconic IUPUI Natatorium, which is the nicest pool I’ve ever swam in! Anyone can swim 3 events without a National Qualifying Time (NQT). Myself and 10 other SLAM swimmers are registered and hope you will too! I went to last year’s Spring Nationals in Irvine, CA and it was the most exciting swim meet I’ve ever participated in. It’s so inspiring to watch someone in their 90s still competing. It’s also thrilling to compete alongside former Olympians who you grew up watching and cheering for. If you are looking for a nice place to stay, that’s close by, I’m staying at Candlewood Suites (https://www.ihg.com/candlewood/hotels/us/en/indianapolis/indwp/hoteldetail). I stayed there for a meet late last year and it was perfect for a multi-night stay. I will be there for the whole meet, by the way.

I would love to have a big turn-out for SLAM at Nationals and encourage you to sign up and join in the fun!. The link to the event is https://www.usms.org/events/national-championships/pool-national-championships/2024-pool-national-championships/2024-spring-national-championship

By the way, if you are going to Nationals, on May 14 I will order two caps with the swimmer’s last name placed on them for anyone that has signed up for Nationals and is listed on the athlete roster for SLAM on the USMS website. If you haven’t signed up for Nationals, but are planning on it, please let me know by May 14 for the order.

If any workout group has any events coming up, please message me and SLAM will help promote it.

I invite you to please check out our updated website, https://swimslam.org

Also check out the SLAM Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1203100876702527 , and the

SLAM Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/search/top?q=st%20louis%20area%20masters

and the Instagram page:

https://www.instagram.com/usmsslam/?fbclid=IwAR0DlJ1tSs0w9j4ssas1B4a2UQzkkT4aSbxh0HME7pLxJ

Merchandise: Prices do not including shipping in this newsletter, but on the website it will. We now have SLAM magnets and stickers for sale. $3 per magnet, $2 per sticker.

 

We will soon have the newly designed SLAM t-shirts ($20) and hoodies ($40) for sale on our website!

If you are looking for other upcoming swim meets, Gladstone (KC) is hosting their Swim-O de Mayo (Cinco de Mayo) 3 level pentathlon this Sunday, the 5 th . The link to the event is https://www.usms.org/events/events/swimmo-de-mayo-cinco-de-mayo-pentathlon?ID=10459

There is a long-course meet in Overland Park, KS (KC) on June 9 th . The link to the event is

https://www.clubassistant.com/club/meet_information.cfm?c=1603&smid=18742

SAVE THE DATES: Our Saluki workout group in Carbondale, IL is hosting the Ed and Ruth Shea Challenge Classic on Saturday, July 13 th. They are also offering two dual-sanctioned (USA/USMS) LCM mini-meets with limited event offerings on May 4 and June 1st. These events are paper-entry only, so mailing time should be considered. You can get the paper registration forms on the SLAM website (swimslam.org).

Thank you,

Patrick Sullivan, President
St Louis Area Masters Swimming