GREATER PROVIDENCE AREA
Fall/Winter/Spring Indoor Pool @ East Providence Boys & Girls Club: Tues/Thur/Fri 5:30-7:00am & Sun 7:30-9:15am in 5-lane, 25-yard pool.
Summer Outdoor Pool @ Kendbrin Swim & Tennis Club in Riverside: Tues/Thur 5:30-7:00am & Sun 7:30-9:00am in 10-lane, 25-yard pool.
Summer Open Water @ Barrington Beach: Mon 6:00pm, Wed/Fri 5:30am & Sat 7:30am.
Fees: $135/quarter unlimited, $50/month unlimited, $40/mo weekday only, or $5 drop-in fee.
Contacts: Albert Garcia at email@example.com and Trent Theroux at firstname.lastname@example.org. For schedule updates ask Albert to add you to the Triton email list and follow the SwimRI Facebook page.
Lap swimming is available every day. Masters Swimming lanes are available to SwimRI on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:00pm -- 5:30 to 6:00 informal warm up, 6:00 to 7:00 coach on deck using written sets provided by Frank McQuiggan. $25 monthly facility membership or $50 ($15 seniors, $40 couples) for 10 visits or $5 drop-in fee. This is a good but lightly attended practice that we're trying to build. You may register onsite but are encouraged to sign the facility waiver and pay online.
Contacts: Pods Swimming Program Manager - email@example.com or (401) 337-5678
SwimRI - firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 633-5756, Frank McQuiggan at email@example.com
SwimRI-Fox Point Masters @ Fox Point Boys & Girls Club in Providence
Mon/Wed/Fri 11:30am-12:30pm in 5-lane, 25-yard pool. $40/month. Sessions Sept-Jan, Feb-June. Coached by Ian Muir. Contact: Carolyn KielyKilpatrick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mon/Wed/Fri 5:30-7:00am in 6-lane, 25-yard pool. $50/month or $5 drop-in fee. Contact: Jeffrey Miksis at email@example.com.
USMS membership required. Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs 5:15-6:30am in 6-lane, 25-yard pool. $50/month or $5 drop-in fee. Contact: Jerry Cummiskey at firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 323-1550.
No Masters practices currently scheduled at this nice, six-lane, 25-yard pool, but we occasionally hold clinics or other events here. In the past we ran well-attended, $5 per swimmer practices most Saturdays 8:00-9:30am November through mid March with a rotating schedule of volunteer SwimRI coaches. If someone wants to coordinate and "own" this practice moving forward, contact email@example.com or (401) 633-5756. CCRI contact: Gail Steere at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8-lane, 25-yard pool. Written workouts led by a USMS/USA-S registered coach on deck. All swimmers must be USMS-registered and complete the St. George's Swimming Waiver.Tuesday/Thursday 5:45-7:15am. $250 for Sept-Dec. $250 for Jan-April. $125 for May-June. No official weekday drop-in policy, but generally speaking two drop-in visits are allowed to try out the program if you're thinking of joining.Saturdays Nov through May 7:15-9:00am (separate fee): building opens ~6:45 a.m; pool opens at 7:00; structured practice begins at 7:15. $10 per workout purchased in increments of five (5) via check made out to "St. George's School." Paid Tues/Thurs swimmers may attend Saturdays at a reduced rate of $5 per workout. Cash, credit cards.
New policy: Saturday USMS member single practice drop-ins are allowed as a guest of a prepaid regular attendee.
Please enter the campus via Lower Road and park in the lot by Hoyt Pool (building "M" on the campus map).Contact: Aquatics Director Keri Cunningham at email@example.com or (401) 842-6643.
Mon/Wed 6:00-7:15pm -- This small group (2-8 swimmers) does swimmer-led practices in this six-lane, 25-yard pool. Indoors during fall/winter/spring (bubble on) and outdoors during summer (bubble off). Free to NAC members. Visitors can pay a $10 drop-in fee for scheduled Mon/Wed Masters practices or the $15 NAC day pass to use the pool at other times.Contact: Volunteer swimmer-coordinator Paul Dow at firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 862-3236.
Coached practices Monday/Thursday 6:00-7:30am in two of the six lanes at the 25-meter John H. Chafee Po.ol. Base pass required. Arrangements can be made to accompany non-DoD civilians on base for swim practice by contacting email@example.com or (401) 741-7193.
Contacts: Mike Garr (SwimRI), firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 741-7193Rachel Meyer (MWR aquatics head), email@example.com or (401) 841-2268
Nice 25-yard pool with 8 wide lanes. From early April to early June, there are coached Masters practices most Saturdays from 7:15-9:00 a.m. ($5 drop-in fee). Some weekday mornings a small group does informal, self-coached workouts in the lap lanes during open swim. Community memberships available. Contact: RWU Assistant Head Coach Connor Devers at firstname.lastname@example.org.Annual Masters Swimming events at RWU include the HAWKtoberfest Alumni/Masters Mini Meet in October and organized heats of the Speedo USMS One-Hour ePostal National Championship in January/February.
Sessions: Sept-Jan & Jan-May. Tues/Thurday practices from 6:00-7:20pm and 7:25-8:45pm, Sunday from 9:00-10:25am and 10:25am-11:45am. $183/session + Y membership. Program capped at 50 swimmers (25 early group, 25 later group). Max of 3 drop-ins per person per season, space permitting (no fee). Five-lane, 25-meter pool. Contact Fred Bartlett at email@example.com or the Y at (401) 783-3900.The USMS-NEM members that attend these practices affiliate with the South County Y (SCY) or SwimRI (SWMR) workout group "team". They train together in the pool, and during summer most swim together in the open water with Narragansett Ocean Swimming Enthusiasts (see open-water groups below).
OTHER LOCAL SWIM PRACTICES FOR ADULTS
@ Attleboro YMCA, Pleasant Street Branch, Attleboro, MA. Mondays 7:15-8:15pm or Wed/Thurs 7:00-8:00pm. Free for Y members; $30/month or $15 day pass for non-members. Contact: Coach Kate Hewitt at firstname.lastname@example.org or Aquatics Director Noreen Foley at email@example.com or (508) 409-0737.@ Brown University, Providence, RI. Beautiful LCM/SCY pool with multiple lane configurations. No formal masters program; however, SwimRI members occasionally arrange ad hoc swims via email or the SwimRI Facebook page. During summer this pool is often set up LCM. Click here to view the pool schedule. $10 per visit or $60/month pool/gym membership.@ East Side/Mt. Hope YMCA, Providence, RI. Wed 6:30-7:30am in 5-lane, 25-yard pool. Monthly member & non-member rates for Masters practices. No drop-in rate, but you can attend once for free. Contact: Aquatic Director Sarah Mulcahey at (401) 521-0155.@ McDermott Pool, Warwick, RI. Tue/Thur 8:00-9:00pm. Older LCM/SCY pool (usually set up short course). Coached workout with Ian Muir. $20/mo Masters fee + pool fee ($5/visit or $10-$30 monthly pool pass depending on your age and place of residence). For more info call (401) 738-2000 x6809.@ North Providence Pool & Fitness Center, North Providence, RI. Fall/Winter Session from October 2nd, 2017 - March 2nd, 2018. Mon/Wed/Thur 6:45-7:45pm. 6-lane, 25-meter pool. $40/month + facility membership, or $10 Masters drop-in fee. Contact: Amanda Knuth at firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 353-7007 x712.
LOCAL OPEN-WATER SWIMMING GROUPS
Usual summer schedule: Sunday 8am & 5:30pm, Mon/Wed 6pm (5pm after Labor Day), Fri 8:00am + early morning ad hoc swims (EMS). Daily/weekly updates available via Fred Bartett's core email list and EMS email list. Largest, most popular open-water group training swims in New England, with up to 80 people per swim during mid summer.