SLAM is one of the premier U.S. Masters Swimming clubs in the nation, having chartered a USMS Long Course National Championships at the old Sugar Creek Swim Club in 1976.  SLAM members are active in many national leadership roles in U.S. Masters Swimming. 

SLAM swimmers are National & World record holders and earn USMS Top Ten recognition.  SLAM encourages relay participation, earning USMS Top Ten recognition and national records in relays of all age groups.  SLAM hosts pool and open water events, swim clinics & socials and includes swimmers of all ages, experience & ability.

SLAM Practice Locations 

Work-Out-Groups There are 3 WOGs registered to SLAM: Saluki Masters (SALUK) in Carbondale, IL; University City, MO (UCTY); and YMCA of Edwardsville, IL (YOE).

Crestview Middle School SCM

West County
16025 Clayton Rd – Indoors:  October – May
Practice times are Monday – Friday 10:30 am – 12:00 pm


Crestview Middle School LCM

West County
16025 Clayton Rd Indoors: May – October
Practice times are Monday – Friday 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

High School SCY

West County
2351 Clarkson Rd, Chesterfield, MO Practice times are Monday – Saturday  5:00 am – 6:30 am


Saluki Masters

Practices are year round when the University pool is open Monday through Friday 6-7:30am ( Friday 50m-long course; Monday through Thursday and Saturday 25yd short course) and Saturday typically 10-12, but occasionally 8-10. Organized structured workouts have resumed at our home pool, Shea Natatorium at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. To participate in our workouts, either during a free trial period, regular member attendance or as a USMS guest it is required that you be fully vaccinated, no exceptions.

University City Masters

UCTY includes swimmers of all abilities who are looking for a coached workout to enhance their current swimming or exercise training.  Join us for on-deck coaching, structured workouts, development of stroke mechanics, exercise, fun and camaraderie.


UCTY Practice Schedule 

Indoor: September – May, University City Natatorium (7420 Shaftesbury): TU/TH 5:45am – 7am; SA 8am-9:30am

Outdoor: May – August, Hemann Park Pool (7210 Olive): TU/TH 6:00am-7:00am; SA 7:00am-8:30am

YMCA Of Edwardsville

Practices are available for members of the Edwardsville YMCA including Nationwide Members and guests. The emphasis is for all swimmers to achieve excellent stroke technique and peak athletic performance while maintaining a safe and fun environment at practice.  All Clubs are welcome to practice at the Edwardsville YMCA
YOE Practice Schedule 
Tuesday and Thursday
6:40 pm – 7:45 pm
Masks are required in the building

SLAM Officers are volunteers who help the Club host events, socials, practices, and conduct Club business. Contact an officer to volunteer.





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