Open Water Nationals

Open Water Nationals

USMS offers six different distances for Open Water National Championship races, ranging from 1 mile to 9+ miles. The venues are spread across the country, making it easy for any member to experience one of these events.

This photo was taken in Lake Audubon (Reston), Virginia, at the Middle Distance OW Nationals, which was a 2-mile race on May 27th. This event is also referred to as the Jim McDonnell Lake Swims (JMLS), as it occurs every year with several race options for swimmers.

Interested in attending one? Check out the list of USMS Open Water Nationals Championships or look at the USMS events calendar for other Open Water events.


26 June 2018


Nationals, Open Water

About Niagara LMSC

The Niagara Local Masters Swim Committee (LMSC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to a healthy swimming lifestyle for adult swimmers, within the Western NY region. The Niagara LMSC is the local governing body of U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS).

There are over 600 registered Masters Swimmers in Niagara and over 60,000 in USMS. Anyone 18 years of age or older is eligible to join. No prior competitive swimming experience is necessary.

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