Masters swimming is a great way to learn proper stroke technique and efficiency,injury prevention, and workout strategies. Our program focuses on helping participants set and meet individual goals. Whether you are a novice, a lap swimmer, or current competitive swimmer, or if you would like to improve your swim skills in the four competitive strokes, you will find yourself learning and developing your fitness in the masters swim program. Everyone will receive coaching based on their goals and interests. If you enjoy a structured workout,technical feedback, and meeting new swimmers, you should consider our
The workouts are periodized, meaning that the technique emphasis and the conditioning emphasis varies every 6 weeks. Periodization is a key aspect of training at the highest levels of sport and has been shown to give better results than other training strategies.
The program also includes monthly standard performance tests. These tests are part of a normal workout and allow both the coaches and the swimmers to know whether they are improving.
Merritt Clubs Towson
8757 Mylander Lane Towson, MD 21286
Monday 7:00-8:00 PM
Fridays 6:00-7:00 AM
Saturdays 7:00-9:00 AM
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Gold Club Designation
The Gold Club logo identifies Masters clubs and workout groups that provide members with the best Masters Swimming experience possible. Gold Clubs have a U.S. Masters Swimming–certified coach on staff, participate in fitness events, and offer a free trial to potential members, among many other benefits.
USMS Certified Coaches
The U.S. Masters Swimming–Certified Coach logo identifies clubs and workout groups where you can find a USMS-certified coach. These coaches have furthered their Masters coaching education and have passed the certification exam. Note: A certified coach might not be at all locations or workouts.
USMS Certified Adult Learn-to-Swim Instructors
The Certified Adult Learn-to-Swim Instructor logo identifies clubs and workout groups that have a U.S. Masters Swimming–certified ALTS instructor. These instructors have furthered their swim-lessons instruction education and have passed the certification exam. Note: A certified ALTS instructor might not be at all locations or workouts.