With another school year starting, make sure to add swimming to your routine and try the Fall Fitness Challenge, a 1-mile swim completed between Nov. 15-30, and the third event in the SmartyPants Vitamins USMS Fitness Series.

This event is designed for anyone who wants to get in shape entering the holiday season or doesn't want to put off their fitness goals until the new year. Whether you're just getting into swimming or back into the sport after a long time away from the pool, swimming 1 mile is an excellent fitness goal. The Fall Fitness Challenge can be done in any manner desired: straight through, as a member of a relay, or even with fins.

If you need help getting ready, we have six-week training plans for swimmers of all ability levels. 


Find a Fall Fitness Challenge Near You

Alabama
Arizona
California
Cupertino Hills Sharks (CHS)
Date: November 29, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Facility Address: 
22090 Rae Ln. 
Club Contact: Shelby Oskolkoff-Campbell 
CoachShelbi@outlook.com | (650)-455-5449
Club Website
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Georgia
Idaho
Indiana
Kansas
Louisiana
Maryland
Michigan
Mississippi
Montana
Nevada
New Jersey
New York
North Dakota
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
South Carolina

Grand Strand Masters Swimming (GSMS)
Date: November 19, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Facility Address: 
North Myrtle Beach Aquatic & Fitness Center 1100 2nd Avenue South, North Myrtle Beach SC 29582

Club Contact: Diane Bartlett
hdcbartlett@nmb.us | (843) 281-3738

Tennessee
Utah
Virginia
West Virginia
Wyoming

Alaska
Arkansas
Colorado
Delaware
Florida

Sarasota Tsunami Masters (SRQM)
Date: November 17, 2018
Time: 6:45 a.m.
Facility Address: 
2650 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL 34239
Club Contact: Holly Neumann
holly.j.neumann@gmail.com | (619) 244-2912
Club Website

Swim Fort Lauderdale (SFTL)
Date: November 15, 2018
Time: 7:00 a.m.
Facility Address: 
501 Seabreeze Blvd. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Club Contact: Marty Hendrick
Mhendrick@swimfortlauderdale.com  | (954) 828-6151
Club Website

Hawaii
Illinois

Sage YMCA Masters (SAGE)
Date: November 16, 2018
Time: 5:30 a.m.
Facility Address: 
701 Manor Road, Crystal Lake, IL
Club Contact: Susan Scanlan

codebysusan@hotmail.com | (224)-622-4459 
Club Website 

Iowa
Kentucky
Maine
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Mexico
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
Rhode Island
South Dakota
Texas

Austin Swim Club (ASC)
Date: November 16, 2018
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Facility Address: 
Austin Aquatics & Sports Academy 5513 Southwest Parkway, Austin, TX 78735
Club Contact: Nate Chessey
coachnatechessey@hotmail.com | (512) 276-2324
Club Website

Masters of South Texas (MOST)
Date: November 30, 2018
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Facility Address: 
12500 NW Military, San Antonio, Tx, 78231
Club Contact: Susan Ingraham
Aquatex101@aol.com | (210) 859-2859

Club Website

Texas Ford Aquatics Masters (TFAM) 
Date: November 17, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Facility Address: 8353 Legacy Dr. Frisco, TX 75034
Club Contact: Richard Garza 
Masters@TexasFordAquatics.com | (214)-618-6767
Club Website

Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin

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Host at Your Pool

When

Nov. 15-30

Where

Check the list of participating clubs for specific dates, times, and locations or swim on your own at your local pool during the event window.

Entry Fees

Sept. 1-Oct. 31: $10
Nov. 1-Nov. 30: $12

Fundraising

Entry net proceeds will go to the USMS Swimming Saves Lives Foundation. There is a fundraising campaign page set up should you choose to use the Fall Fitness Challenge to raise even more money for SSLF. You can, alternately, choose to support any charity or your club with the FFC—it's up to you!

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