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All the groups listed below are organized swimming groups-Current United States Masters Swimming registration is required.
Portions updated 10/4/15 - Please email David Bergquist for changes/additions.

For places to swim in the Twin Cities Metro area, see this map

Barracuda Masters - Bloomington

Jennie Lee-Burns, Joel Andersen - 952-884-3703
M, W, F 6:00-7:00 am(check Website for most current schedule)
$50/12 practices

Edina Swim Club Masters

Contact email: office@edinaswim.com
September - May: 
M, W, F: 6am-7:15am South View Middle School in Edina
T & TH 6am-7:15am Valley View Middle School in Edina
For more information on rates and summer hours, please visit website at www.edinaswim.com or contact the office with email above or 952-831-3814.

Foss Swim School Masters, 12440 Aberdeen St SE, Blaine

Mon and Wed 6-7am.
$35 / month or $5 / practice
Foss Swim School Masters Information
Fitness, stroke technique, triathlon training

Hopkins Masters - Hopkins

Scott Tripps - 952-745-0344
M-F 5:30am, M-F 6:30am, M-F 7:30am @Eisenhower Comm. Center
M-F 6:00am @Hopkins North J.High
Sat. 6:45am @Hopkins North J.High(email for most current Sat. Schedule)
$75/quarter ( 2 days/week), $90/quarter (3 days/week), $105/quarter ( 4-5 days/week)
This group has a variety of participants (fitness swimmers, competitive swimmers and triathletes) Each lane-group works together through their practice which may include sprints, mid-distance and distance sets, stroke work, drills, kicking and more. All abilities welcome.

I Swim LLC Masters - Foss/Aquajets Pool, Eden Prairie

Teresa Briest
M, W, F 5:30-6:30am. T, Th 9:30-10:30am; Noon- 1:00pm; Sat 6:00-715am
Cost is $40 per month or $120 per quarter

KnightCrawlers - Northfield Carleton, West Gym

Devon Barnes
Carleton College - Northfield

Lifetime Fitness- Fridley

Life Time Fridley -  Melissa Warren
M,W - 7:30pm-8:30pm, T,Th - 6:00am-7:00a
Cost Is: LTF Membership + $34/month (2x per week)

Macalester College - Leonard Center, St Paul

Aleta Kolan
M, W, F - 6:00 - 7:30 AM
The membership is $135 per quarter (3 months).
MAC Masters Swimming is a coached program for intermediate to experienced swimmers who are looking to improve their stroke and endurance through challenging workouts.

Marlin Masters - Moorhead

Pat Anderson - 701-261-9144
M, W, Th, F 5:45-7:15 am

Med City Masters - Rochester

Website 507-254-2109
Fall, Winter, & Spring - 
Sunday 5-6pm at the Rochester Rec Center
Monday - Friday 8-9pm at the Rochester Rec Center
Summer -
Monday - Friday 7-8am at Silver Lake Pool
$20 per week or a $5 a single day

MYWO- Minneapolis YWCA Masters

Dave Cameron - 612-215-4224 Website
Monthly program enrollment is available for YWCA members and nonmembers. Enrollment give access to unlimited practices at all three YWCA locations: YMCA membership does not apply for the YWCA.
Members: $24/month (discounts for Otters swim team parents available)
Non-members: $63/month, Scholarships are available
Tu/Th 6:30-7:30 am, Tu/Th 6:00-7:00 pm
Tu/Th 7:30-8:30 pm, Sun 9-10:30 am
M/W/F 6-7am, Tu/Th 9:30-10:30 am, F 10-11 am, M/W 7:30-8:30 pm, Sat 8-9am  

Minnetonka Masters - Minnetonka Middle School

Barb Scouler Email Barb and Carrie Stolar Email Carrie
M - F 5:45-7:30 am; M & F 7:00-8:00am
Fees: $50/month or $5/practice
Pre-purchased Punch Card: equivalent to $5.00/day. Punch cards are available from the coaches at the pool. 
-$50.00 punch card = 10 swims
-$100.00 punch card = 21 swims
All abilities and drop-ins welcome!

North Suburban Masters

Rory Coplan
Practices:  Tue, Thur, Fri 5:30-7:00am; Mon, Wed 6:00-7:30pm @Chippewa Middle School  
Sat 10:30-noon  @Irondale High School
Check Calendar for specifics www.nsmakos.org
We are a friendly mix of triathletes, former competitive swimmers, and beginners.  All abilities are welcome.  Free trial week offered.  

Richfield Masters

Kim Larson
M, W, F 6:00-7:00 am
$30/ month
Focus is on swimming to attain the best possible level of fitness for masters swimming, triathlons or just staying in shape and having fun. The program is for conditioning and swimming for life. All abilities welcome.

River Falls Masters Swimming, River Falls, Wisconsin

 Michael Brudzinksi - 651-755-6825 Email for more information

Rochester Swim Club Orcas Masters

Olmsted County Rec. Center (Sept-May)
Soldiers Field Pool (June-Aug) M, T, W, Th, F 5:30-7:00 am. Please call about Saturday practices
$40/month or $105/ 3 months
Coached workouts by Rochester Swim Club coaches. Out of town drop - ins welcome.

SEMS Masters - Woodbury

Sharon Simpson 651-459-8076
M,T,Th,F 5:45-7:00 am
$50/month or $8/swim or 2 for $15, 5 practice punch card $40

STAR Masters - St. Paul

Paul/Sue Lundsten - 651-704- 0024
M, W, F 6:00-7:00am T, Th 5:30-7:00 am June-August
M-F 6:00-7:00 am


WEST Express Club

Heidi Miler 763-391-2862
Mon,Tues, Wed and Fri: 6:00-7:00 at Chaska Middle School East.
3 days per week:  $25/month
4 days per week:  $30/month
Daily Drop in fee:   $5


The following are coached workouts and might require YMCA, YWCA, or Lifetime Fitness/Flagship membership. Some programs also require USMS membership and you are encouraged to join United States Masters Swimming (USMS) and enjoy the benefits. Please contact the individual or facility listed prior to making a commitment for membership to make certain the listed program is still available in a format that will meet your needs.

Downtown YMCA - Minneapolis

Mark Sells
M-F 11:40 am – 12:30 pm
Cost is Y membership
Update: 12/23.2011 This program does not have an on deck coach. The workout is provided and done as a group.

Eau Claire YMCA - Eau Claire, Wisc.

Pam Ogden
5:45 - 7 AM Mon/Tues/Thurs from September through May. 
Structured swimming workouts are available for all levels. Our group welcomes fitness swimmers, competitive (or ex- high school or college) swimmers, and triathletes.

Minnesota Tri-Masters - Richfield Outdoor Pool

Dave Cameron - 952-807-3774
(long course at Richfield Pool)

Riptide Masters - Bluewater Aquatic Center, Apple Valley.

5885 149th Street West Apple Valley, MN 55124
Amy Parratto or Mike Parratto
Team Website 952-953-2922 Cost: $45 per month
Practice Times: Mon-Thurs 5:30-7:00am, Sat 6-7am

St. Cloud YMCA

Mike Ritchie, Coach, Website
For questions, contact Evan at swimteam@scymca.org or 320-253-2664
Sept 2nd — Spring: Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 to 7:00 AM, Saturday 6:15 to 7:30 AM
Summer Tuesday & Thursday schedule: 5:30-6:30 AM, 6:30-7:30 AM
Members: $20/month , Non-members: $40/month, Per session: $5 each