You must belong to United States Masters Swimming (USMS) to swim with us. Our club is Niagara District Masters (NIAG). Our workout Group is Syracsue Chargers Masters Swim Club (SCMS).

June 1, 2017
There will no longer be organized coached workouts after May 31, 2017. Some members still get together informally at the Southwest Community Center during open swim hours and/or swim with the YMCA Masters Swimming programs as outlined below.

Masters swimming at the Syracuse Area YMCAs
Downtown YMCA Saturday 8:00am - 9:00am
East Area YMCA Sunday 8:00 - 9:30am
North Area YMCA Monday/Wednesday 8:30pm - 9:30pm and Sunday 8:00am - 9:15am
Northwest Family YMCA Tuesdays & Thursdatys 7:00pm - 8:00pm

June 10, 2017: USMS Stroke Development Clinic in Rochester, Fairport Area High School
August 12, 2017: Betsy Owens Memorial Lake 1 and 2 mile Swims, Lake Placid, NY
August 26, 2017: Lake George Open Water Swims 2.5, 5, and 10K, Hague, NY


The Syracuse Chargers Masters Swim Club has been swimming in Syracuse since 1972 and over the years our club has promoted swimming for fitness and recreation for swimming enthusiasts of all levels. We are affiliated with United States Masters Swimming as part of the Niagara LMSC. Although there are no longer organized coached workouts there are opportunites to join other masters swimmers at pools in the area.