Arizona Local Masters Swimming Committee

Welcome to the official website

We are the Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC) for the State of Arizona under U.S. Masters Swimming. We are an organized swimming program for adults that promotes health and fitness to its members. Thank you for visiting our site.


  • Freestyle Development Clinic at Glendale Community College

    We hope you can join us for the Freestyle Development Clinic in early December. Please visit the events tab for more information.


  • Registration for the Ron John Invitational closes 11/15

    Be sure and sign up for the Arizona State Championship before registration closes next week! For more information and to register please check out the ‘events’ tab.


  • USMS Officials Test

    ANNOUNCEMENT CONCERNING USMS’S OFFICIALS CERTIFICATION PROGRAM USMS now has its own Officials Certification program!! Yea! Go to, and look across the top banner, and click on VOLUNTEERS. After that opens a list of areas, click on Officials, then click on Certifications! Read the entire section. You can take a Stroke and Turn test or […]


  • Ron Johnson Invitational a Tremendous Success

    Results including both cumulative and subtracted splits and one with legal splits have been posted to the results page. Many state, national and world records were set at this meet. SaddleBrooke Masters regained their SCM team championship title. The weather was perfect!


  • Adamavich Wins Gruender Award

    Doug Adamavich was awarded the Gruender Award on November 12 at the Ron Johnson meet.  Adamavich has served as President of the LMSC and has served on recent elections committees. He also represented the Arizona LMSC at the 2016 National annual meeting. For those of you who don’t know Doug well, here’s some information he shared recently. […]


  • Gillies Receives Prestigious Award

    U.S. Masters Swimming honors volunteers whose service stands out in scope and impact with the Dorothy Donnelly Service Award. Recipients of this award have made significant contributions on the local, regional, and national level. The award is named after Dorothy Donnelly, one of USMS’s first super-volunteers. This year, the recipients are: Jacki Allender (Oregon), Diann […]


  • Centenarians Set National Records

    Mary Ann Cooper and Fred Klein made a big splash at the Desert View Fitness Center in SaddleBrooke on April 26. Supported by a cheering crowd, Cooper set records in the 50, 100 and 200 backstroke, while Klein set a record in the 50 backstroke. Click here to read the Arizona Daily Star story.


  • Teams and Clubs Encouraged to Update Information

    Some information on Teams and Clubs is not up-to-date. Coaches, please check the information here. To submit updated information to be listed on this site, please contact the webmaster.


  • Doug Springer recipient of 2015 Kerry O’Brien Coaches Award

    The USMS Coaches Committee recognizes coaches who are building our membership in communities throughout the country. SaddleBrooke Masters coach Doug Springer was one of the 2015 Kerry O’Brien Coaches Award recipients.  Congratulations, Doug!


  • Don Baker and other 80-Somethings Set New Relay Record for Catalina Channel Swim

    84-year-old Don Baker, who resides in AZ and summers in La Jolla, CA, teamed up with his Old Men and the Sea teammates to swim the Catalina Channel. The group of six men set a new record for being the oldest relay team to swim the channel, finishing the 21 mile swim in 12 hours, 15 minutes and 23 […]