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.
Wednesdays 6:00-7:30pm and occasional Saturdays (noted below)* in new, 6-lane, 25-yard pool with UV filtration. Coached or swimmer-led written workout adapted for different levels (2800-4500 yards). Frank McQuiggan is currently coaching most weeks. Lap swimming also available every day of the week. $25 monthly facility membership or $50 ($15 seniors, $40 couples) for 10 visits or $5 drop-in fee. You may register onsite but are encouraged to sign the facility waiver and pay online. For Masters practices select one of the lap swim options.
*Saturday practice on 4/29, 5/13 and 5/20 from 7:00 to 8:30 a.m.
6 lanes from 7:00-8:00, 5 lanes from 8:00-8:30, 4 lap/warm down lanes @ 8:30.
Also see the Roger Williams University and St. George's School Saturday practice schedules.
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.
Most Saturdays 8:00-9:30am starting 10/29/2016 through the last practice on 3/25/2017. Six-lane, 25-yard pool: at least four lanes available for Masters. Doors open at 7:45. Written workouts from SwimRI archives. Usually no coach on deck (perhaps occasionally TBD). $5 per person payable onsite to the CCRI staff. Eight (8) swimmers needed to cover costs. SwimRI contact: Jim Burden at Jsb93057@gmail.com. CCRI contact: Gail Steere at email@example.com.
8-lane, 25-yard pool. Written workouts led by a USA-S/USMS 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.Saturdays Nov through May 7:00-9:00am (separate fee): building opens ~6:45 a.m; general warm up starts 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, and single-swim drop-ins are not allowed at this time.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 842-6643.Also see the Roger Williams University and Pods Swimming Saturday practice schedules.
Six-lane, 25-yard pool is indoors during fall/winter/spring (bubble on) and outdoors during summer (bubble off).
Mon/Wed 6:00-7:30pm -- Swim practices run by on-deck coach Carrie Anderson. Non-NAC members: $10 per practice drop-in fee. NAC members: $7 per practice drop-in fee or $70 for each two-month session (prorated if you start mid-session).Contact: Aquatics Director & Coach Carrie Anderson at email@example.com or (401) 846-7723.
Tues/Thurs 5:30-7:00pm in the 6-lane, 25-meter John H. Chafee Pool.
Coaches: 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. April - early June coached Saturday practices from 7:15-9:00 a.m. as noted below ($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 RWU Saturday morning practices ($5 drop-in fee): 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 5/6, 5/27, 6/3, 6/10.Also see the Pods Swimming and St. George's School Saturday practice schedules.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.
Sessions: Sept-Jan & Jan-May. Tues/Thurday practices from 6:00-7:10pm and 7:15-8:25pm, Sunday from 9:30-10:45am and 10:45-Noon. Program capped at 50 swimmers. $175/session + Y membership. Max of 3 drop-ins per person, space permitting (no fee). Five-lane, 25-meter pool. Contact Fred Bartlett at email@example.com or the Y at (401) 783-3900.
Most USMS-NEM members that attend these practices affiliate with the South County Y (SCY) workout group "team" but a few affiliate with SwimRI (SWMR). 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).
NORTH OF PROVIDENCE
Newly established Wed/Friday practices from 5:45-7:00am. Swimmer-led written workout adapted for different levels. Six-lane, 25-yard pool. No charge for Y members. $12 drop-in fee if not a Y member. Contacts: SwimRI - firstname.lastname@example.org and YMCA Aquatic Director - email@example.com or (508) 543-2523.
SwimRI member Angie Bonin is coordinating these newly established Wed/Friday 5:45am Masters practices -- also see the SwimRI Facebook page. For information about other Masters workouts and swimmers in the Hockomock Area Y network -- see the Hockomock Y Hurricanes Masters Swimming Facebook page.
OTHER LOCAL SWIM PRACTICES FOR ADULTS
@ 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 & 6:00-7:00pm 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. Mon/Wed/Thur 6:45-7:45pm. 6-lane, 25-meter pool. $100 Masters program fee + facility membership ($200-$425 annually), $50 program membership + facility membership $75-$220, or $10 Masters drop-in fee. Contact: Amanda Knuth at firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 353-7007 x712.@ UMass-Dartmouth Trip Athletic Center, North Dartmouth, MA. Mon 6:00-7:00pm, Tues 12:00-1:00pm, Fri 6:00-7:30am. Various payment options, including an $80 workout card for 10 practices. $10 drop-in fee. Contact: Cathy Motta at email@example.com or (508) 910-6462.
LOCAL OPEN-WATER SWIMMING GROUPS
Usual summer schedule: Sunday 8am & 5:30pm, Mon/Wed 6pm, 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 the state, perhaps in New England, with up to 75 people per swim during mid summer.