San Diego Swim Masters
San Diego Swim Masters (SDSM) was established in 1971 and was known as San Diego County Swim Masters (SDCSM) until 1980 when the name was shortened to San Diego Swim Masters (SDSM). SDSM swimmers train in various pools across San Diego County under a variety of coaches, on their own, or elsewhere. Workout/practice times and fees vary by facility and workout group.
SDSM members have the opportunity to swim on relays with the assistance of the SDSM relay coordinator. SDSM's permanent club ID is 001.
Workout/practice times and fees vary depending upon the workout group and pool location.
1. Practice times at the Mission Valley Y are M-F 5:30-6:30 am, 6:30-7:30 am, 7:30-8:30 am, & 12-1 pm; M,W, & F 6:45-7:45 pm; Sat 7:30-9 am.
2. Practice times at UCSD are M-F 6-7:30 am, 7:30-9 am; M-Th 6-7:30 pm; Sat 7:30-9 am; Sun 9-10:30 am.
3. The DSST-SDSM (gay & lesbian) group swims at 3 pool locations: Coronado High School BBMAC (818 6th St., Coronado 92118) on M 7-8:15 pm; MVY on W 7:45-9 pm and Sat 11:05 am -12:35 pm; and The Salvation Army Kroc Community Center (6845 University Ave. 92115), San Diego on F 7-8:15 pm and Sun 9:30-11 am.
4. A general list of places to swim in SI LMSC is located on the SI LMSC web site (www.SIMasterswim.org) at the “SI Places to Swim” page, http://simasterswim.org/WorkOutLocations.pdf.
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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.