- 2016 Spring Nationals
- Pre-Meet Info
- Local Information
Ground Transportation and Airport
Piedmont Triad International Airport is served by Allegiant, American, Continental, Delta, and United airlines. The airport is located 14 miles from the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Car rental is available at the airport. Special discounts on rental cars are available through Enterprise (5 percent discount) and National (10 percent discount). For Enterprise bookings, go to enterprise.com; for National bookings, go to nationalcar.com. To secure the special discount, use account number XZ5330B and PIN: USM. (The account number and PIN are valid for both Enterprise and National.)
Parking will be available at the Coliseum for a fee, with unlimited entry and exit. There are 6,000 parking spaces available onsite for a daily charge of $8. Free parking will be provided for officials and volunteers.
Cost of a full-week parking pass is $30 and it may be ordered with the meet entry ONLY. These parking passes will be good in the main Coliseum Complex lot. Please check the meet host website for any updates and a location map.
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex permits overnight RV parking during select multiday events. Space is limited, and orders should be placed as far in advance as possible. To apply for overnight RV parking, please visit greensborocoliseum.com/guest_services/parking and complete the RV parking form.
On Thursday evening, April 28, from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m., a continuous shuttle bus will run from host hotels to Greensboro’s downtown entertainment district. There are a number of restaurants and bars in this area providing dinner and entertainment options. Members of the Raleigh Area Masters will serve as guides to those attending the Pub Crawl.
North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame
The North Carolina Swimming Hall of Fame will hold its seventh Induction Banquet and Ceremony on the evening of Friday, April 29, in the Terrace Room at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex (adjacent to the Greensboro Aquatic Center) in conjunction with the 2016 Nationwide U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championships. All Masters swimmers and the public are invited to attend. For more information about the NC Swim Hall of Fame and how to purchase tickets for the 2016 Induction Banquet and Ceremony, visit ncswimhalloffame.com.
Spring Nationals Social
The Spring Nationals social will be held on Saturday evening, April 30, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at ACC Hall of Champions at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex, adjacent to the GAC. The social will feature heavy hors d’oeuvre food stations, beer, and wine; live music will be provided by local band Below the Line, and there will be dancing and other entertainment. You can explore the history and tradition of the Atlantic Coast Conference with displays honoring each of the member educational institutions. Tickets to the social can be purchased at the time of registration. A limited number of tickets will also be on sale at the meet up until Friday morning, April 29, at 10 a.m. The cost is $30 per person.
Here are some of the hotel options in Greensboro for your stay. For more information on accommodations and tourist attractions, go to visitgreensboronc.com. When making reservations, mention “U.S. Masters Swimming Spring National Championship” to get special rates.