Masters Swim Club
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UTM Masters Swim Club
Who We Are
The UTM Masters Swim Club is a program for individuals seeking a gym alternative for fitness, focusing on training for triathlons and competitive swimming. The program is designed to enhance competitive swimming abilities, stroke techniques and personal fitness. Team spirit is encouraged within the club through the occasional organization of social events and encouraged attendance at swim meets.
The program is open to individuals 18+ years of age. U of T students who are 17 years of age are given an exception, however they are unable to compete at Masters Swimming competitions.
Our dedicated coaches have an extensive background in competitive swimming and previous coaching experience. The coaches plan and provide workouts, as well as assist with individual swimming needs.
The program consists of five optional practices per week, which run from September to August. Practices include structured workouts and feedback from coaches. The practice schedule is as follows:
Workouts will range from high-intensity interval training to endurance training. Coaches create workouts that will help meet swimmers’ individual and collective needs. Some swimming ability and knowledge of how to do a swim workout, including pace times, is expected.
Club Membership Fee
Membership to the club runs from September to the following August. Student memberships are available, which run from September to 2020, and/or April to August. Please see the table below for different rate options.
|Member (Membership must be current for the duration of the program)||$400|
*Prices do not include HST.
How to Register
Masters Swim Club registration is completed online at recreation.utoronto.ca. Please note that no registrations will be completed at the membership services desk. If a class is full, we encourage you to register for the waitlist. If there is sufficient demand, additional programming will be evaluated. For more efficient registration, we strongly encourage you to create your account and add your dependents ahead of registration day.
- Click here for instructions on how to create an account.
- Click here for instructions on adding family members.
- Click here for instructions on registering for a course.
Online registration is by credit card only (American Express, Mastercard or Visa). Students, staff and faculty can log in using their UTORid and password. All other users can log in using their local account to register.
Masters Swimming Ontario
Members of our club will also become registered members of Masters Swimming Ontario (MSO), which enables swimmers to participate in sanctioned Masters Swim Meets throughout the world. A Top 10 list for Ontario is produced each year by MSO, where swimmers are listed in their age groups with their best times for the year in each event they have swum. For more information on MSO, please visit their website at http://www.mastersswimmingontario.ca/.