January 22nd Hour Swim heat assignments at RWU

Heat assignments for the 2017 Speedo USMS 1-Hour ePostal National Championship on January 22nd
@ Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island (48 swimmers = 2 per lane x 8 lanes x 3 heats):

Check-in and warm-up open at 8:00am. Cost is ~$15 per swimmer (additional donations accepted) cash or check made out to "Roger Williams University." Proceeds benefit the RWU swim team -- those college swimmers will count/time for us.
We have rented the pool and, barring emergency, expect all 48 swimmers to honor their commitment.
This is a USMS-sanctioned event. All swimmers in the RWU heats must be current (2017) USMS members affiliated with New England Masters Swim Club. You may swim whatever stroke(s) you wish, at whatever pace you wish, continuously or with rest breaks. However, you must read the event rules before swimming and officially enter your results online after swimming. 
Lane assignments will be posted onsite. "Workout" swimmers listed above will be positioned side-by-side. Bruce Novis is bringing the Heat 1 workout for him and Sara Dinardo. Donna Neuendorf is bringing the workout for the seven Heat 3 workout swimmers identified above. As far as I know all other swimmers are doing continuous swim or their own thing and will be positioned in proximity to other swimmers of similar ability to the degree possible. Lane assignments will be posted onsite.
Everyone is invited to post-swim lunch at Aidan's Irish Pub.
Thanks, and please direct any questions to douglas.sayles@swimri.org or (401) 633-5756.

New Year's Weekend Practice Schedules

Saturday 12/31: 7:15 a.m. at St. George's School in Middletown (pool opens at 7:00), and 8:00 a.m. (pool opens at 7:45) at CCRI-Lincoln.

Sunday 1/1: No formal practices. Possible impromptu morning practice at Newport Athletic Club.

Monday 1/2: 7:30 a.m. at East Providence Boys & Girls Club.

See Locations & Schedules for more details about these practice venues.

2017 Speedo USMS 1-Hour ePostal National Championship - Local Heats

The SwimRI and South County Y workout groups are once again helping New England Masters Swim Club defend its title in the two-month-long Speedo USMS 1-Hour ePostal National Championship by running organized heats for 2017 USMS-NEM members. This is a sanctioned, participatory event. You may swim whatever stroke(s) you wish, at whatever pace you wish, continuously or with rest breaks. However, if you participate in our organized heats you must officially enter your results online.

For past years' results, click here. To read about the long history of the 1-Hour Swim, click here.

January 22nd @ Roger Williams University in Bristol (48 swimmers = 2 per lane x 8 lanes x 3 heats)
All heats full as of 1/2. Waiting list.
Check-in and warm-up open at 8:00am. Heats start at 9:00, 10:20 & 11:40. Cost is ~$15 per swimmer (additional donations accepted). Proceeds go to the RWU swim team -- the college swimmers will count/time for us. RSVP required to douglas.sayles@swimri.org with your prioritized heat preferences (e.g., 2-1-3). Some heat 3 swimmers usually choose to do a side-by-side interval-based workout together rather than continuous swim. Post-swim lunch at Aidan's Irish Pub.
January 29th @ St. George's School in Middletown (32 swimmers = 2 per lane x 8 lanes x 2 heats)
All heats full as of 12/29. Waiting list.

SCY and SwimRI members who participate in Fred Bartlett's South County Y practices are given priority. Other NEM Swim Club members welcome if/as space allows. Heat 1: 11:30am warm up, heat starts at 11:45. Heat 2: 12:45pm warm up, heat starts at 1:00. Cost is ~$10 per swimmer. Swimmers in one heat usually time/count for those in the other heat. Post-swim lunch at 3:00pm at Turtle Soup in Narragansett. For more info contact Fred Bartlett at swimtrirunman@aol.com.

Other heats TBD:
  • There will be a makeup heat at CCRI-Lincoln on a Saturday in February, probably around 9:45 or 10 a.m. Date TBD.
  • Fred is running one SCM heat at South County Y on February 5th. Priority given to people who practice there.
Can't join us on the above dates? Ask a coach or friend to time for you during January-February and submit your results online via the official event website by March 10thEvery yard counts toward NEM Swim Club's total!

SwimRI #1 medium team at 2016 NE-LMSC SCM Championships

Congrats to the 29 SwimRI members at WPI (listed below) who brought home the team gold. Hope to see more of you at this great meet next year!

With Angelina Bonin, Vincent Burks, Mathew Card, Stephen Carll, Kaan Duru, Majed Elturkmani, Sara Finati, Albert Garcia, Michael Garr, Matthew Gilson, Matthew Jaroszewicz, Duje Jelaska, Stephen Johnson, Carolyn KielyKilpatrick, Jill Lancaster, Thomas Manfredi, Frank McQuiggan, Seann Mulcahy, Keri Nappi, Robert Nelson, Donna Neuendorf, John Roccabello, Douglas Sayles, Michael Scott, Steven Sluter, Trent Theroux, Diann Uustal, Connor Wallace and Stephanie Winslow.