Master Swimmers at Pensacola State College swim at different times during the day and night. They are swimmers, 18 years old and above, who want to improve their swimming ability, get a good workout and achieve their fitness goals. They swim at 5:30 A.M. and 8:00 A.M. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 5:30 A.M. and 8:00 A.M. on Tuesday and Thursday, and/or during Recreation Swim Hours. The 5:30 A.M. and 8:00 A.M. swimmers register for a class called Aerobic Swimming, which has a swim coach/instructor who gives workouts to the swimmers, monitors their progress and helps them develop their strokes and endurance.
Some swimmers are triathletes, who want to improve their swimming ability to compete in open water swimming.
The master swim team at Pensacola State College is the Gulf Coast Pirate Swimmers. The team is registered with United States Masters Swimming. Swimmers who compete in sanctioned swim meets throughout the year are members of USMS. For more information about USMS you may go to www.usms.org.
Swim Meets in 2014 and 2015:
Oktober Splash SCy Invitational, Fairhope, AL Oct.19,2014
2014 Dottie Whitcomb Memorial Turky Dip, Pensacola State College pool
Nov. 20, 2014
Auburn Masters 2015 SCY Invitational, Auburn AL Feb. 7-8, 2015
2015 National U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship, San Antoniao, TX Apr. 23, 2015
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marital status, disability, sexual orientation or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies,
contact the Associate Vice President of Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32504.