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.


  • Major rules changes from USMS for 2018

    There are a number of rules changes for 2018 that are important for all swimmers, coaches and event hosts to understand …MAJOR RULE CHANGES FROM USMS FOR 2018


  • 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.


  • 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 […]


  • 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.