METRO NEWS

Metro LMSC Synchronized Swim Clinic
Metro is pleased to offer our second synchronized swim clinic to our members who love being in the water and want to try something different. The clinic will be held next Saturday March 7th at John Jay from 5:30-7:30pmThis event is FREE for metro members, non-members $30, you must RSVP to come!  Please rvsp  (Please see our videos and pictures from our last clinic on our Metro facebook page)

BYONP- Please bring your own noseplug, but if you do not have one, Metro will supply one for you. Additionally, the water will be a bit cold (nice for swimming). If u want, please bring an extra towel for comfort.  

The clinic will be run by Dr. Jane Katz, Sharron Sydner and Joan Craffey. 
 

HIGHLIGHTS OF A CLINIC YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS! 

  • History & Background of Synchronized Swimming
  • Relationship between Synchronized Swimming and Competitive Swimming
  • Basic Stroke Variations
  • Pattern/Float Rotations
  • Basic Figures & Skills
  • Music/Choreography
  • Sample Routine 

SWIM CLINIC OPPORTUNITY

Metro LMSC board is pleased to bring to our Metro community a swim clinic presented by MLMSC, heldSaturday March 28th at 5:30-7:30pm at John Jay College.  

The clinic will be to help all beginning swimmers improve all 4 strokes starting with freestyle first. Mentor coach Paul Hunt will be on deck to help you improve your technique.

Location:  John Jay College of Criminal Justice  (524 West 59th. Street New York, NY, 10019).

Cost: This clinic is $10 to participate to all Metro LMSC members (The Metro LMSC will be helping to sponsor the clinic by paying $20 per swimmer, decreasing the entry price from $30 to $10.) Non-Metro LMSC members fee is $30. Please register by emailing Paul to reserve your spot for the clinic. The clinic will be capped at 35 people. The entry fee will be collected at the event.


Mark your Calendars: Metro LMSC Free Dryland

Metro LMSC is pleased to bring to the community a dryland clinic held by our Metro Dryland Chair- Jim Wu, a recent recipient of the USMS Fitness Award 2014. The clinic will take place Saturday- March 28thfrom 5:30pm- 6:30pm at John Jay College (59th and 10th) in the multi-purpose room next to the pool.

Jim has been swimming since he was 10 years old and is currently the head coach of drylands for Bearcat Masters for the last 2 years. The clinic will feature many great exercises and techniques used to help build and strengthen the core body muscles needed to give you an edge over the swimming competition. Space is limited to 20 people so please reserve your spot ASAP email Jim. Please include in the email, your first and last name, team affiliation (must be a Metro member to participate), age and sex.  

 

RESULTS: SCY CW POST Feb 8th Valentine's Day Meet

Sunday February 8th, Long Island University hosted the CW Post Valentine's Day Meet!  The meet was a huge success with the biggest turn out yet- 105 swimmers coming to compete! Free commemorative Metro LMSC set cushions and CW Post water bottles were given out to each participant and valentine's candy was given to each heat winner. Results from the race can be found on our metro website and pictures on our facebook page

 

Mark your Calendars: FREE SWIM MEET, Flushing Meadows

Hosted by NYC Parks and Recreations, the 30th Anniversary swim meet is being held at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center Sunday May 3rd.  The meet is FREE so please come out and participate. To register, please find the entry form on our Metro website under "Metro Swim Events".

 

Mark your Calendars: Metro LMSC Social- Mets Game

Metro LMSC is excited to bring to our community a social event outside the pool. After the May 3rd free NYC Parks and Recreation Event at Flushing Meadows- we will cross the street to enjoy a Mets Game together!

We hope you can come, mingle and meet other swimmers from the LMSC at this Metro LMSC social.

 

Sincerely,

RC Saint-Amour

Chairman, Metro LMSC