Open Water Schedule
Improve your open water swim technique and swim safely in a beautiful open water environment with certified coaches, lifeguards and buoys. OWS Open Water Swim training is the most unique program on Long Island offering training for all ages from beginners to experts. Bryan Krut, owner and coach of OWS is a renowned All American National Champion and has successfully trained over 300 people to overcome fears and excel in the open water environment.
The 2016 season will start back up on May 7th at Hecksher State Park, Field 6, and will take place every Saturday from 6:45am-8am. Please arrive before 7pm.
Become a member for a one-time fee of $240 for the season and only pay $12 per swim (May 7-Sept 17th).
$25 Drop in fee for none members.
FIRE ISLAND Light House Bay swims will start in June 22nd and will take place every Wednesday night from 7:00pm-8:15pm.
Season will run June until water temps are too cold
$25 Drop in fee for none members and $20 for members.
Directions to Fire Island Light House: Robert Moses field 5 park to the left by the exit. Park on the north east side all the way towards the light house. There is a path to the bay follow the walk way on the road.
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Open Water Swim Team (OWST) is a certified Masters United States Swim Program and all individuals must complete online USMS registration to be able to swim in the OWS program.
Everyone under age 18 must be a registered Metro Swimmer. Everyone 18 or older must be a registered Masters Swimmer under our OWST Code. Please go online and sign up at the U.S. Masters Swimming registration page. Print a copy and bring it with you. This is mandatory as it insures the U.S. Masters program.
USMS REGISTRATION FOR MASTERS
For the Masters Swim Program Only!* Everyone under age 18 must be a registered Masters Swimmer. Everyone 18 or older must be a registered Masters Swimmer under our OWST Code. Please go online and sign up at NJ LMSC Online Registration
USMS Individual Membership: $37 (USMS fee) + $10 (LMSC fee) = $47 total
Registration opens for members to renew/register on Nov. 1, 2015
If you plan on entering/participating in any swim meets scheduled to be held after November 1st, you will first have to switch your current OWS club affiliation to OWST before signing up for meets. Anyone who is not planning to swim in any meets can wait to process individual USMS registration renewal for 2016 until later in the year (but before December 31st when your current 2015 USMS registration expires). Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
Print a copy and bring it with you. This is mandatory as it insures the U.S. Masters program.