Patrick Weiss Awarded the Dorothy Donnelly Service Award 2017 at the U.S. Masters Swimming Convention in Dallas, Texas.

Patrick learned to swim in January of 2009 and joined the masters program at Lifetime Fitness in Rochester. Patrick was elected LMSC Treasurer at the 2011 Annual Meeting at the State Championship. Since becoming Treasurer, he has instituted the use of accounting software to improve the efficiency of financial reporting. He ... More

Bonnie Kara-Foltz was Awarded the Kerry O’Brien Grassroots Coaching Award for 2017 at the U.S. Masters Swimming Convention in Dallas, Texas.

Bonnie Karas started the Bonnie Karas Racing (BKR) Training Systems masters swimming team in the fall of 2013 and in a very short time they have become a rapidly growing team that services not only adult swimmers, but adult runners, cyclists, and triathletes. When she started the masters swimming program in the Auburn ... More

Michigan Masters Takes 5th Place in the Regional Club Division

The 2017 USMS Summer Long Course National Championships took place from August 2 to August 6, 2017 at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. 1016 swimmers entered the meet from 187 Clubs. 55 USMS National and FINA World Records were set during the course of the meet. Michigan Masters placed 5th in the Regional ... More

Harriet Wall Reaches A Milestone!

Harriet Wall, with GT Bay YMCA Masters, marked the 5th year in a row (+one leap year day) of not missing a swim. That's 1826 days. They celebrated with workouts focused around 1826 that were fun, collections of things in 5's, and a breakfast potluck after practice. She enters her "go the distance" daily and at age 74.5 ... More

2017 FINA Masters World Championships

Michigan Masters had 5 swimmers attend the 17th FINA Masters World Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, August 7-20, 2017. Denise Brown, Tamara Steel, Fares Ksebati, Erik Lokensgard and Tom Welsh. Erik Lokensgard, age 75, swimming in the 75-79 age-group had the best meet of his masters swimming career. Erik ... More

2017 Canadian Nationals

Four swimmers from the Michigan LMSC swam at the 2017 Canadian Nationals from May 12 -14, 2017 in Quebec Canada. All four swimmers placed in the top 3 in at least 3 of their events. Susan Harris won the 100 and 200 Back and set 3 State Records in the 50-54 age group. Marilyn Early won the 50 Free and set 5 State ... More

2017 Michigan Masters Annual Award Winners

The 2017 annual Michigan LMSC state awards were awarded at the state meet in Saginaw. (Pictured - Left to Right: Jim Izzi, Wallie Jeffries, Bob Isbister) The 3 award winners are: Lifetime Achievement Award: Bob Isbister Lawrence Award: Wallie Jeffries Chetrick Award: Jim Izzi Bob Isbister, 2017 Lifetime Achievement ... More

Michigan Masters takes 9th Place in the Regional Club Division

The 2017 USMS Spring National Championships took place from April 27 to April 30, 2017 at the Riverside Aquatic Complex in Riverside, California. 2026 swimmers entered the meet from 247 Clubs. 57 USMS Individual Event and 2 USMS Relay National Records were set during the course of the meet. Michigan Masters placed 9th in ... More

Milford Wins 5th Large Team State Championship

The 45th Annual Michigan Masters State Championships took place at the Ryder Centers Gerstacker Regional Aquatic Center on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University. Two-hundred and seventy-four swimmers from 21 teams contested the championship from Friday, April 21st until the meet's conclusion on Sunday, April 23rd, ... More

New Relay World Record

At Milford Athletic Club SCM masters meet on March 18, 2017, the Michigan Masters Men's 280-319 400 Medley Relay of Erik Lokensgard, Kurt Olzmann, Larry Day, and Chuck Olson swam to a USMS National and FINA Masters World Record. The four swam to a time of 5:02.97 to break the USMS National Record of 5:17.89 by the ... More