We're encouraging coaches, clubs, and workout groups to welcome potential new swimmers to their workouts between Saturday, June 1 and Monday, June 10, for Try Masters Swimming Week.
Participating in Try Masters Swimming week is part of the criteria clubs must meet to achieve and maintain an annual Gold Club Designation. For more information, check out the USMS Gold Club Designation page.
Want to Win a Prize?
Clubs who are signed up to participate in Try Masters Swimming Week through the club registration/update process by May 15 will be included in the Trial Membership Form and automatically be entered in a drawing to win one (1) of five (5) exciting prizes from USMS and our partners.
We hope you'll welcome new swimmers to your workouts during TMSW, June 1-10.
Grand Prize Details
In addition to being eligible to win the cool prizes above, the club (local only) or workout group that registers the highest number of new or renewing USMS members between June 1 through July 31 will win the grand prize: an entry to the USA Swimming Foundation's 2019 Performance Camp, a $2,500 value! This second contest is only open to those who agreed to participate in TMSW through the club registration/update process by May 15.
For the random-draw giveaway: all clubs (local only) and workout groups must sign up via club registration/update process to be eligible for the contest. Clubs and workout groups who check this box are agreeing to welcome potential swimmers to their workouts June 1-10, and agree to provide the free trial USMS membership to those who participate in Try Masters Swimming Week and fill out the Trial Membership Form.
This exclusive random-draw giveaway is only available to USMS-registered clubs (local only) and workout groups that sign up to participate in Try Masters Swimming Week through the online portal by May 15, 2019. At the end of the contest period (May 15, 2019), USMS will randomly select 5 clubs and/or workout groups that signed up to participate in Try Masters Swimming Week, to be declared winners.
The grand prize contest will run between June 1, 2019, and July 31, 2019, and is open exclusively to USMS-registered clubs (local only) and workout groups that signed up to participate in Try Masters Swimming Week by May 15, 2019. At the end of the contest period (July 31), the top club or workout group with the highest overall growth in membership (both renewals and new registrations, based on June 1, 2019 through July 31, 2019 membership) will be declared the winner. In the event of a tie, the club or workout group that reached the total number first will be declared the winner.
5 Ways to Promote TMSW
- Put a flyer up at all the aquatic facilities in your surrounding area.
- Ask your swimmers to share on their social media pages.
- Personally invite the lap swimmers at your aquatic facility.
- Host a clinic and invite individuals who are not currently members in your program.
- Contact your other strategic partners, such as the local triathlon club, to participate in Try Masters Swimming Week.