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 will thoroughly prepare you for any open water race.
2015 SCHEDULE: CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL SWIMMERS! We had an amazing open water swim season. Please see below fall schedule. Train hard and finish the year off strong!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th, 2015 IS OUR LAST HECKSCHER STATE PARK OPEN WATER SWIM.
– MEET UP TO ENJOY THE LAST SWIM IN THE BEAUTIFUL GREAT SOUTH BAY: 7:00AM-8:00AM. Location: FIELD 6 – we will meet in front of pool house.
THE POOLS WILL BE BACK IN SESSION IN SEPTEMBER, CHECK THE POOL SCHEDULE FOR GOLDS GYM AND CONNETQUOT SCHEDULES.
Directions: Hecksher State Park Pool House
No Drop Ins. All swimmers must be USMS and purchase summer session pass. Bring your water shoes.
JUNE 17 -AUGUST 2015 FIRE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE COVE SWIM:
STARTING AUGUST 8TH, OWS WILL MEET EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING FROM 6:50PM-7:50PM AT THE FIRE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE COVE.
$25 Drop in fee for none members and $20 for members.
Directions: Drive to Robert Moses Field 5. Park on the north east side by the exit of Field 5. Walk out the exit towards the turn around. Follow the sandy path to the bay on the north/west side of the turn around. We start right there. It is recommended that you put on your wetsuit in the parking lot and walk down to the cove.
JULY-AUGUST 2015 BYRON LAKE POOL, OAKDALE, NY
JULY 20, 27, AUGUST 3, 10, 17, 24: 6:45pm-7:45pm
– ONE LONG COURSE LAP LANE AVAILABLE TO OWS MEMBERS
– WATER POLO, AGES 5 AND UP WELCOME. WE HAVE REGULATIONS NETS, BALLS AND CAPS.
ALL LEVELS WELCOME! WE HAVE SEVERAL NETS! ALL AGES! ADULTS DON’T THINK YOU CANT PLAY!! IT’S A BLAST! KIDS LOVE IT! GREAT FAMILY TIME!! OUTDOOR POOL!
Total Cost 6 sessions Town Of Islip RESIDENTS: $90
Total Cost 6 sessions FOR NON RESIENTS: $120
First come, first serve. Please contact Coach Bryan for further information at Bkrutowswimli@gmail.com
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Speed training and technique, stroke analysis and bouy training.
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, 2014
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 2015 until later in the year (but before December 31st when your current 2014 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.