OSM 2019-20 Season Start

Season Kick-off: Hoping all of you are ready to suit up and make as splash as our season starts in just over a week!We begin our OSM Masters season Monday September 23 at 5:30am practice! Check the calendar (end of this message) to note the JCC closure dates due to the Jewish holidays. OSM coaches are keen and ready […]

4K Riverkeeper trial swim on August 2nd

If you are interested in participating in the Riverkeeper 4K trial swim it will take place on Friday, August 2 at 9:00 AM. The swim starts at the Lac Deschenes Sailing Club and goes to the Aylmer Marina. Swimmers will be escorted by a boat. You must contact Katie Shafley at kshafley@ottawariverkeeper.ca to reserve one […]

Ottawa Riverkeeper update

Have you registered yet for the Ottawa Riverkeeper swim? Next to Bring on the Bay it’s probably the next biggest open water swim event held in the Ottawa area. And, it’s a great fundraiser for the Riverkeeper initiative that works hard toward making the mighty Ottawa River a swimmable, drinkable and fishable body of water. […]

OSM Indoor Registration

Registration is now open for indoor Masters. If you won’t be returning, please let me know…keep swimming wherever that might be! *Returning indoor members are given first priority until Friday Aug 23, 2019 provided, they choose the same practice days/time as last season (should a different practice day/time be required, you will be put on a waiting list […]

What swimming taught me about happiness

I’ve been thinking lately that there’s a lesson here that goes beyond the pool. We all wanted to swim faster and the more hysterically we tried, the more speed escaped us. The same goes for happiness. Everyone wants to be happy, yet the more directly we pursue happiness, the more elusive it becomes. Read the […]