Upcoming Meets

  • Unattached Coaches must have a swimmer entered in the meet to be on deck
  • Unattached swimmers must have a certified USA coach on deck with them at all times
  • Swimmers who are registered as Unattached, and not with any team, must be meet entered with paper entries only! This does not apply to swimmers who are Unattached because they are waiting out a 120 day transfer.
  • Swimmers who are registered as Unattached, and not with any team, must be entered into a meet with the following designation only: UN  MD. This does not apply to swimmers who are Unattached because they are waiting out a 120 day transfer.    
  • NAAC BB Buster                       December 5, 2015                     
  • AESC BB-A Buster                    December 12, 2015               
  • GTAC 8 & U Holiday Meet      December 12, 2015   
  • EST IMX Challenge                  January 2, 2016
  • LBA IMX Challenge                  January 2, 2016
  • NAAC LCM  IMX Challenge    January 2, 2016
  • BAAC Splash                               January 2, 2016
  • MSC Winter Invitational          January 9, 2016
  • FSC Winter Mini Meet              January 9, 2016
  • Retriever Classic                        January 15, 2016
  • EST LCM Invitational               January 17, 2016
  • CBAC  Winter Wake Up           January 22, 2016
  • MAC Hogan Mini Meet            January 30, 2015

Upcoming Officials Clinics

    December 5, 2015
    10 AM - 12 Noon
    N.E. "Bob" Waltz Plumbing & Heating, Inc
    8098 Hillmark Ct.
    Frederick, MD 21704
    Facilitator: Wade Atkins

    January 16, 2016
    10:00A to 11:30A

    UMBC Room to be announced
    Facilitator: Fran Werner, National Evaluator

    Contact: Linda Sue Lottes

    January 17, 2016
    10:00A to 11:30A

    UMBC Room to be announced
    Facilitator: Steve Lottes

    January 17, 2016

    10:00A to 11:30A

    UMBC Room to be announced 
    Facilitator: Peter LaGow


    January 16, 2016

    10:00A to 11:30A

    UMBC Room to be announced
    Facilitator: Amy Hoppenrath, National Evaluator
    Contact: Linda Sue Lottes


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P.O. Box 255
Shrewsbury, PA 17361-0255
email address:office@mdswim.org

General Chair: John McDonough
  Maryland Swimming Office:
Pat Kaplan 
410-830-0570  Please leave a message
This website is designed to inform, educate, and communicate with the members of Maryland Swimming and members of the greater community interested in promoting, developing, or learning about competitive swimming.
All photos are contributed by Dan Phelps, NAAC dad, and are available and free to download. Click here.  

General Info and Announcements

December 5, 2015 NAAC BB-Buster Meet
Warm-ups for Saturday BB-A Buster are at 10:15 AM. 
This is 45 minutes earlier than originally posted

2014-15 Officials Reimbursement Program closes on December 1, 2015. No late or incomplete applications can be processed.

​​Parents and Athletes,
This year MD Swimming is participating in the Toys for Tots Program. Boxes for toy collections were distributed and are heading to your pool, if not already at your pool. We would love if everybody could participate in this great cause as the holiday season approaches. As a reminder, please do not donate stuffed animals, candy/foods, or weapon-like toys. If you have any questions, please contact your team athlete representative. Thank you!
MD Swimming Athlete Representatives Aileen and Allison

November 28, 2015:
MD Swimming SCY TOP 10 as of 11/28/2015

November 20, 2015:
State Records broken this month:
Individual Records:
9-10 Girls - Maggie Belbot - NBAC : 100 Free, 200 Free, 200 Back, 200 Breast, 100 Fly, 100 IM, 200 IM
Relay Records:
9-10 Girls - NBAC - 400 Free Relay; Belbot, Harner, McNerney, Smith
9-10 Girls - NBAC - 400 Medley Relay; Smith, Ramoy, Belbot, McNerney

November 16, 2015: 
If you or your swimmer received the wrong Bag Tag Time Standards or Championship Meet Qualifying Tags, please have the coach email the MD Swimming office so we can get the correct ones to the swimmer.

November 8, 2015
: The 2014-15 Officials Reimbursement Program requests must be postmarked by  December 1, 2015. If you have not submitted your qualifying request, please do so quickly, as not late submissions will be processed.. Request and Documentation should be mailed to : Maryland Swimming   PO Box 255   Shrewsbury, PA 17361.

November 7, 2015:  The 2016 USA Swimming Time Standards and both the 14 & U MD SCY State Championship Meet Qualifying Times and the SCY Sr. Championship Meet Qualifying Times  Bag Tags,  for every 2016 registered Maryland swimmer ages 9-18, have now been distributed to all Head Coaches...8 & Unders receive special
Meet Safety Tags and a Year Round Swimmer Tag. If you have not received your tags, please check with your coach.

November 1, 2015: 
Congratulations to YRAC!!! They have become a USA Club Recognition Level 1 Club.

AAAA Bag Tag
Make sure you get yours - Swim a new AAAA time in an event then make sure your coach requests your tag

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The 2016 U.S. Olympic swim trials in Omaha, Nebraska, will take place June 26-July 3.

Olympic Trials Qualifying Times Announced

Answers to FAQ:

Why don't we hold swim meets at University of MD College Park?
The University, located in PG County, is not a part of Maryland Swimming and is currently not available to us. Maryland Swimming does not include PG or Montgomery Counties - they belong to Potomac Valley Swimming, who has the rights to the UM pool..

Why is the concession food not really for swimmers, or very limited in selection, at many meets?
Many facilities that are rented for a swim meet, have food services that we are required to employ - teams can not bring in their own food to sell or their own food vendors into the venue. With those large Facility Concession Vendors, there is no leeway in what food they offer for sporting events - or any type of event. Many of our meet hosts have attempted to discuss this with the vendors, but it is not feasible, or profitable, for them to purchase different (healthier) items for a swim meet - than they would sell at a basketball game or football game or a concert. Best suggestion for your swimmer - have them bring a small cooler, or insulated bag, packed with what they like to eat!
Don't blame the meet host - in more and more facilities, they have absolutely no control over the concessions.

Questions you would like answered - email office@mdswim.org  include your name for a personal reply.

Keeping Up With DECK PASS

USA Swimming continues  to improve Deck Pass for the swim community and frequently gets asked, “how can we promote this to our parents and athletes.” :

What is Deck Pass?

How to Promote Deck Pass to Parents 

USA Swimming's New Safe Sport Page! Click Here

All USA Teams must now have a Bullying Policy and an Electronic Communication Policy in place. Both are mandated by USA Swimming and are to be agreed to by all coaches,athletes and parents on each club..


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Quick Poll

Many coaches, swimmers and parents look at the meets their team attends in December, as the 2nd most important meets of the Short Course Season - besides the actual MD Swimming Championship Meets. Is the meet you are going to that important to you?

Maryland Swimming Trivia

Winner gets a $15 i-Tunes gift card!!!

All registered MD Swimming swimmers are welcome to play.

New Question: Learning about the Olympics. The ancient Olympic Games were primarily a part of a religious festival in honor of  the father of the Greek gods and goddesses. The festival and the games were held in Olympia, a rural sanctuary site. The Greeks that came to the Sanctuary at Olympia shared the same religious beliefs and spoke the same language. The athletes were all male citizens of the city-states from every corner of the Greek world, coming from as far away as Spain in the west and Turkey in the east. The sanctuary was named after Mt. Olympus , the highest mountain in mainland Greece. In Greek mythology, Mt. Olympus was the home of the greatest of the Greek gods and goddesses. Who was the father of the Greek Gods and Goddesses in whose honor the Olympic Games were held?

Correct Answers: Julia Luljak, Michelle Feng, Gabriel Erb, Lydia Angel, Will Stockdale, Jordan Kasoff, Emily Carella

Last Month's Winner: Julia Luljak MSC

Last Month's Answer: Christopher Columbus

Check out Previous Trivia Questions

Please email your answers to webmaster@mdswim.org by Noon December 12, 2015

The winner will be determined by a random drawing from all of the correct answers submitted

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