The Tank - tips and announcements

Intro to Masters Swimming Classes (September - December 2017)

Are you interested in Masters Swimming but unsure of your swimming ability?

Manitoba Masters Aquatic Club is offering an Introduction to Masters Swimming program for 10 sessions from September to December 2017. This will give you an opportunity to try out our program, improve your skills and endurance with more intensive coaching, along with other swimmers also doing this for the first time.

The Fall Intro to Master has two sessions: Thursday at 8:30pm, starting September 21, 2017 and Saturday at 7am starting September 23, 2017. 

You will be swimming next to MMAC swimmers but with your own lanes and your own coach.

The cost is $100.00 for 10 sessions with a dedicated coach. This includes a $36.00 Masters Swimming Manitoba fee which is valid until September 2018.

Email with “Intro” as your title for more information.

Registration and payment instructions

Flip turns made easy...really!

Check out these videos for a step-by-step approach to learning and perfecting your flip turns. There are 5 videos in the series. The first is presented below. Videos 2-5 can be viewed here .

Open water cruising

For all you tri guys and gals, here's some nice open water technique.

Breaststroke technique

Yes, she's an Aussie, but she sure knows how to swim this stroke. Check out the underwater shots for some tips on breaststroke timing.

Six-Time Ironman Champion Dave Scott demonstrates basic freestyle


Million Metre Challenge

The Million Metre Challenge is a Masters Swimming Canada program in which Masters swimmers from across Canada can use the Internet to easily log their workout meters and keep track of their cumulative distance. The goal is to provide a fun way to promote swimming for health and fitness.

All MMAC swimmers are encouraged to register. It's free and simple to do. It only takes a couple of minutes, and needs to be done only once.

Once you have registered, you can easily log your meters. The program keeps track of each swimmer's individual distances and also calculates a cumulative total for each Masters club in Canada. For triathletes or those who are cross-training the program will even track your running and cycling workouts!

Sign up now, and add your meters to help MMAC meet the Million Metre Challenge.

If you need more details on the program, they are available here in pdf format.

Goal Sheets

Don't forget your goal sheets - a great way to maintain your focus throughout the year!