Oregon swimmers were treated to a fast and furious Spring Nationals in Irvine, CA.  Forty-three swimmers headed south to compete in the 2023 Short Course Yards Nationals held at the Woollett Aquatic Center.  The facility underwent a $2 million renovation which included upgrades to the scoreboards for each of the two 50-meter […]

Meet Report – 2023 Spring Nationals Irvine, CA

submitted by Valerie Jenkins A strong contingent of 33 Oregon Masters swimmers ventured to Federal Way, WA April 15th and 16th to compete in the Pacific Northwest Zone Championship meet.  The ages of our team spanned 23 (Matty McComish) to 100 (Wink Lamb).  With 270 swimmers participating, it provided great competition and […]

Meet Report – 2023 NorthWest Zone Champs

Colette Crabbe - 1976 Olympian in the 400IM and 200 breast
Our Association meet in Bend, May 19th to 21st If you only participate in one pool meet this year, this is the one to do. This is the one where you will represent your workout group and where you will enjoy the company of your teammates. There is even a […]

Ready for our biggest and most fun swim meet of ...

Name: Jeff Foster & Susie Haufler Age: 56 & 65 Occupation:  Retired Systems Analyst, Retired Designer Team: Stafford Hills Club, Tualatin Oregon Jeff and I are new to Oregon, having planned to move from the San Francisco Bay Area to Portland in 1992. We finally made it happen in January […]

Swimmer Spotlight – Jeff Foster & Susie Haufler

Gold Aquatics Club Masters after a workout 1
In January of 2023 a new masters team was launched in Vancouver, WA, at the Clark County YMCA.  The new team, Clark County YMCA Masters (CCYM) offers workouts Monday through Saturday. The team is led by head coach David Crippen with assistance from Colette Crabbe, Arlene Delmage, and Valerie Jenkins. The […]

Two New Vancouver-Area Masters Teams

Oregon Masters Swimming held a breaststroke clinic on May 6 at the Parkrose Swim Center in Portland, with Masters world and national record holder Jeff Commings as host. Jeff was an eight-time NCAA All-American swimmer at the University of Texas and a three-time U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials competitor in the 100-meter […]

Jeff Commings Breaststroke Clinic

Tim Waud
Oregon City Swim Team and the Oregon City Tankers recently held a SCM competition March 11-12, at the Oregon City Municipal Swimming Pool. Over 100 swimmers competed and traveled from as far away as North Carolina, Washington D.C., California, and Washington State. A “ton” of records were set including: 45 […]

Chair’s Corner – April 2023

Dan Kirkland has set 3 individual SCM M75-79 WORLD RECORDS in the past two months:  400 Free in Oregon City in March, and both the 800 and 1500 Freestyle at the Bellevue Club Mile meet in February.  Big Congratulations to Dan!

Dan Kirkland on a tear in 2023!

Hello NW Zone leaders! Please spread the word via your newsletters, websites, online calendars, and email blasts. Blue Wave Aquatics Club is once again, hosting the NW Zone Championships in concert with PNA’s annual championship meet. The Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center is an outstanding facility and home of numerous […]

NW Zone SCY Champs at Federal Way – April 15 ...