focus on improving stroke technique is part of the
story. Specific and measurable goals with progress
charted are more of the story. Challenges which include swim meet preparation and readiness are
encouraged, but optional. Parties and
social times. Mutual support. Yes indeed!
your goals do not include competition, Masters will
still address your personal needs, and help improve your
swimming in an enjoyable team environment. Gains in aerobic
fitness, flexibility and strength are a sure thing.
team is organized within United States Masters Swimming
Association, and as part of the Virginia state local
association. Its members have participated competitively
at several levels and receive the benefits of their
umbrella affiliations, which include YMCA Aquatics.
Stripers in six national meets, numerous regional meets
and triathlons have consistently placed well.
2013-14 began in September with the addition of 11 great new
Scott at the VMST Fall Meet in Virginia Beach. Dick
researched, put together, and coordinated relays resulting
in three new state records by Striper swimmers. Many