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Week of March 28, 2016  
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In this issue you will find information on upcoming pool events, open water swims, clinics, as well as other information of interest to the local adult swimming community.


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The Pacific Masters Swimming Committee 

Pacific Masters Swimming 2016 Short Course Yards Championships
April 8-10  
The Pacific Masters SCY Championships will be held at Soda Aquatic Center, Campolindo High School in Moraga, CA. The meet entry deadline is 11:59 pm Wednesday, March 30 for online entries. Mailed entries must be postmarked by 11:59 pm Friday, March 25, 2016 and received by 5:00 pm Monday, March 28, 2016. Friday: Check-in and warm-up at 8:00 am, meet starts at 9:00 am. Saturday and Sunday: Check-in and warm-up at 7:00 am, meet starts at 8:30 am. Information and Registration.  
Southern Pacific Masters Swimming and South West Zone Short Course Yards Championships
April 16-17

This meet will be hosted by Riverside Aquatics Association at the Riverside Aquatics Complex, which is the site of the 2017 Spring Masters Nationals. This will be great opportunity to gain experience at the Nationals pool before next spring. Registration 
USMS National Championships, Greensboro, NC 
April 28-May 1

Registration is open for the USMS National Championship meet in Greensboro, NC. You can find information about hotels, places to visit, and social activities here. Click  here for online registration. USMS national meets are a great place to meet new swim friends and spend time with old swim friends. We hope to see you there!
Keelhauler LCM Time Trial
May 15

Are you looking to assess your fitness going in to the long course season?  California Maritime Academy Masters invites you to participate in the second annual long course meters time trial event at their new aquatics facility in Vallejo, CA on Sunday, May 15.  Meet information and registration will be coming out shortly.  The time trial will consist of all events in the 50 m, 100 m, and 200 m races.
Spring Lake Swims
May 21

Redwood Coast Masters hosts Pacific Masters Swimming's first open water race on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Spring Lake Park in Santa Rosa, CA. Online registration is now open: registration. There will be a 500m race starting at 9:00 am and a 1-mile race at 9:30 am. For more information, visit the Lifeguards For Life website.  
Bay Area Senior Games
May 22

The 2016 Bay Area Senior Games swimming competition will be held at the Avery Aquatic Center at Stanford University on May 22. Registration. May 9 is the deadline for entering the meet.  
34th Annual Lake Berryessa Swim
June 4

Save the date!  Davis Aquatic Masters' Annual Lake Berryessa Swim is one of the longest-running open water swim events in America. Begun in 1981, this event now attracts over 500 swimmers each year and features 1- and 2-mile swims. Registration coming soon. 
2016 Del Valle Open Water Festival
June 11-12

The 2016 Del Valle Open Water Festival, sponsored by Tri Valley Masters, features 5K and 10K open water swims on Saturday, June 11 and 1.2km and 2.5km swims on Sunday, June 12. Online registration is now open! Event Information and Registration.
Check Out the PacMasters 2016 Open Water Swims Page!

For a list of all open water swims scheduled for the 2016 season, along with venue descriptions, registration and results links, and competition guidelines, be sure to bookmark our newly updated Open Water Swims page.
Sports Basement Discount

Become a Basementeer! Sports Basement is spinning the traditional "loyalty" program into a win-win for its loyal customers and our community.  Basementeers receive 10% and give 10%: 
  •          10% off every item every day
  •          10% of profits back to your charity of choice
  •          Please watch this one-minute video to get the idea
No fee for pre-existing partners (like Masters Swimming) if you register before December 31, 2016. After that, there will be a one-time $25 membership fee. On your next visit to Sports Basement, register as a Basementeer!
Disclaimer: Receipt of this correspondence is not an indication that your membership in USMS or Pacific Masters Swimming is current. To check if your membership is current, please follow [this link ].