Event Calendar

Below is an arbitrary list of events of potential interest to SwimRI members and others in Southern New England. It is not all-inclusive. Also see the USMS Event Calendar, the New England LMSC Event Calendar, the WOWSA Open Water Events Calendar, and the Swim Across America Open Water Events Calendar.

TBD = To Be Determined
N/A = No Information Available
    USMS Sanctioned Event = Sanctioned or recognized by USMS or another FINA member organization.

2022 Events

October 16:   USMS Sanctioned EventHAWKtoberfest Alumni & Masters Mini Meet (Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI)

Onsite deck entries accepted from 9:00 to 9:45 a.m. You can also enter seed times online in advance, then sign the waiver and pay onsite. Meet starts at 10 a.m.


October 29:   USMS Sanctioned Event21st Annual George Erswell SCY Meet (Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME)

October 30:   USMS Sanctioned Event13th Annual Leaf Peepers SCY Meet (Upper Valley Aquatic Center, White River Junction, VT)

November 5: Ocean State Senior Games - Swimming (Cranston YMCA, RI)

November 1: USMS 2023 Membership Registration & Renewal Period Opens. While registering online, select New England Masters Swim Club (NEM) as your club and SwimRI (SWMR) as your workout group.

November 6:   USMS Sanctioned EventPortsmouth SCM Mini Meet hosted by Great Bay Masters (Portsmouth City Pool, NH)

November 13:   USMS Sanctioned Event15th Annual Concord Masters Swim Mini Meet (Concord, MA)

November 19: SwimRI "Stuffies vs. Steamers" Dual Meet & Team Party (Providence College Taylor Natatorium & Ladder 133 Kitchen & Social, Providence RI). Contact: douglas.sayles@swimri.org for more info. RSVP deadline: November 15.

November 24:   USMS Sanctioned EventThanksgiving Morning Masters Pilgrim Sprints hosted by Shamrock Swim Club (The Egan Center, Milton, MA)

December 9-11:   USMS Sanctioned EventColonies Zone & New England LMSC Short Course Meters Championship (Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA)

2023 Events

January 1-31:   USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS 1-Hour Virtual National Championship

January 22 (snow date Jan. 29):   USMS Sanctioned EventSwimRI 1-Hour Swim Heats (Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI)
    • 48 swimmers: 3 heats x 8 lanes x 2 swimmers per lane.
    • Post-swim party at Aidan's Pub.
    • Check back here later this fall for the local heats signup link.
    • Contact: douglas.sayles@swimri.org
      March and/or first weekend of April (TBD):   USMS Sanctioned EventNew England LMSC Short Course Yards Championship.

      April 14-16 (tentative):   USMS Sanctioned EventColonies Zone Short Course Yards Championship (Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ). This venue can accommodate 500+ swimmers in dual 8-lane competition courses (simultaneous men’s & women’s heats) and a separate warmup pool.

      April 27-30:   USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Spring SCY National Championship (Irvine, CA)

      August 2-6:   USMS Sanctioned EventUSMS Summer LCM National Championship (Sarasota, FL)

      August 2-11:   USMS Sanctioned Event19th FINA World Masters Championships (Island of Kyushu, Japan)

      August 19: Boston Light Swim (Boston, MA)

      September 9: 14th Annual Swim Across America - Rhode Island Open Water Swim (Narragansett, RI). Proceeds from this annual, 600+ swimmer charity event fund cancer research at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. Photos/Videos.


      To view annual SwimRI team events, click here.