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Welcome To Metropolitan Swimming Inc.
Mission:  Metropolitan Swimming shall promote, develop and improve competitive swimming through education, support and opportunities for participation to a diverse swimming community.

Vision:  To inspire and provide quality opportunities for our members to achieve excellence in the sport of competitive swimming.

Metropolitan Swimming, Inc. (Metro - MR) is a Local Swim Committee (LSC) member of USA-Swimming. Metro is a non-profit organization whose objectives and primary purpose shall be the education, instruction and training of individuals to develop and improve their capabilities in the sport of swimming. Metro shall promote swimming for the benefit of swimmers of all ages and abilities, in accordance with the standards, rules, regulations, policies and procedures of FINA, USA Swimming, and Metro and its Articles/Certificate of Incorporation.

Metro has over 10,000 registered athletes (boys and girls) participating on more than 80 clubs in the portion of New York State south of Albany, including the counties of Sullivan, Orange, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and the 5 boroughs of New York City (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island and Queens). Competition is available for all ability levels from novice to National Championship. Metropolitan Swimming is proud to have produced many Olympians, including Cristina Teuscher, Lea Loveless Maurer, Rick Carey, Julia Smit and Lia Neal and many more. If your children swim, there is also a place for volunteers as officials, meet marshals, club representatives, etc. Metropolitan Swimming has 600 plus registered coaches, 250 plus officials and 187 other non-athletes. Become involved to make the sport and Metropolitan Swimming a better organization.

November 19, 2015
Clinic for New and Recertifying Officials
Sunday - November 29 - 11 AM - Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, 1930 Randall Avenue - Bronx
Plenty of free parking. Please ask for the room location at the front desk. Kips Bay host: Lamar DeCasseres.

This clinic is for swim parents wanting to become a certified USA Swimming official and
for current officials who need to recertify

Please email Amanda Lister at amanda@listernyc.com if you plan to attend so we have enough materials.
November 26, 2015
Metropolitan LSC Class of 2016 Athlete Recognition
When an athlete commits to a college, email name, team, and college to  web.master@metroswimming.org

Morgan HarringtonLIACBinghamton University NY Nicole AartsAGUANorthwestern University IL
Krystal LaraAGUANorthwestern University IL Carly FriedAGUAPenn State Unicersity PA
Aaron Glas†AGUAPrinceton University NJ Alexa CodeMAKOWesleyan University CT
Gabrielle VanTassellWACSeton Hall University NJ Casey GaviganTVSCEastern Michigan University MI
Evan NilssonTVSCMarist College NY Sophie HalperYFDVanderbilt University TN
Emily AndersonTVSCUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst MA Hailee StangebyAGBinghamton University NY
Rita ChenTVSCUniversity of Maine ME Nicole ParryWESTUS Military Academy West Point NY
Jasper JurmanMAKOQueens University of Charlotte NC Alexandria BayLGACIona College
November 10, 2015
Metro Club Achievement
The Metro Club Achievement application document for the 2014-2015 season has been added to the Forms page. Please note that this application is due Friday, January 15, 2016.
October 30, 2015
Rule Changes Adopted at 2015 USA-S Convention House of Delegates Meeting
Effective immediately Rule Changes

Metro athletes at the 2015 USA-Swimming Convention House of Delegates meeting
September 26, 2015
And You Want to Swim in College?
Check Out Free Age Group-2-College Swimming (AG2CS) Program
You donít have to be a Junior or Senior National Qualifier to swim in college, just have the desire and academic qualifications to realize your dream of swimming in college.

There are over 1,000 college swimming programs that need to recruit more than 5,000 HS seniors each year. With 5 different levels of College competition (NCAA Division I, II, and III; NAIA, and National Junior College), the chances are very good that there is a program that will enable you to get a great education, and continue your swimming in college as a student athlete!

If you are in high school and want to start looking for a program that would allow you to continue swimming in college, visit AG2CS.com and complete the Athlete Profile. AG2CS Flyer
September 21, 2015
2016 Silver and Bronze Championships Team Alignment
Team Alignment
September 9, 2015
Congratulations to the 2015 Scholastic All Americans

September 1, 2015
Updates to Athlete Protection Training for non-Athlete Members
USA-Swimming has added a new online APT Renewal course. Here is information on which course to take.

Athlete Protection Training New Member Course

    -   This is the original APT that was released in 2011

    -   Required for all new members

    -   Must be completed in order to become a non-athlete member

    -   Satisfies APT Requirement for 24 months

Athlete Protection Training Renewal Course

    -   This is a new course is now available

    -   It is a 40-minute, scenario based course

    -   It will be required of all renewing non-athlete members when their current APT certification expires

    -   For members whose APT certification expires in 2015, the deadline to renew is 12/31/15.

    -   The requirement will be good for 24 months from 12/31/15

Link to online courses:  www.usaswimming.org/protect
August 15, 2015
USA-Swimming Announces "SwimStaffSelect"
USA-Swimming has introduced  SwimStaffSelect, an online human resources tool available FREE as a member service to all of our coaches and clubs! User Guide
August 15, 2015
Presentations of the 2015 USA-Swimming LSC Safety Workshop in Denver
The LSC Safety Chairs workshop, which was held June 26-27 in Denver, included several outstanding  presentations  by guests and committee members. Coaches especially take a look at several presentations about Hypoxic Training, Unsafe Breath Holding, and Shallow Water Blackout.
July 26, 2015
USA-Swimming Coaching Background Check Is Taking Longer
Due to more in-depth checks the USA-Swimming background check coaches must take every two years is now taking longer, in some cases 3 to 4 weeks. Coaches, please renew your background check at least a month before the expiration date!
July 9, 2015
Link to a great article that was written by Swimming World Magazine about the great work that Eddie Oyola and his Metro Swim League made up of Boys & Girls Club Teams in the NY and NJ area has done to diversify the sport of swimming. Article

LEAP program description

Web site updates
- SC IMX Top-25 (11/26)

- Calendar (11/25)

- Forms (11/10)

- Metro Records (11/9)

- Help Wanted (11/9)

- Clubs / Teams (11/5)

- SC Top-25 (11/5)

- Coach Membership Requirements (updated Oct-30)

- Officials page (10/29)

- Certified pools in NY (10/22)

- 2016 Time Standards (9/21)

Metro 2016 Olympic Trial Qualifiers
Maggie Aroesty
Gunther Cassell
Ben Cono
Carly Cummings
Kate Douglass
Krystal Lara
Anina Lund
Shane McNamara
John Nunez
Christina Paspalas
Metro Alumni
Michael Domagala
Ryan Feeley
En-Wei Hu-Van Wright
Thomas Luchsinger
Drew Modrov
Lia Neal
Blair Wegescheide

College swimmers in Metro

Mike Alexandrov
Anna Belousova
Patrick Conaton
Jimmy Feigen
Eric Friedland
Zane Grothe
Josh Hall
Brian Hogan
Zach McGinnis
Cody Miller
Bronwyn Pasloski
David Plummer
Megan Romano
Josh Schneider
Derek Toomey
Darian Townsend
Kim Vandenberg
Lindsay Vrooman
James Wells
Chris Szekely

Meet Directors

All Meet Info
and a full backup of Meet Results must be emailed to:
Monique Grayson

USA Swimming
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