Masters Swimming

Confirmed sports information and a link to on-line registration for the 2018 Bay State Games Masters Swimming competition will be posted on this page in February or March of 2018. To receive an email when details and registration are available, please click on the link below to join our mailing list.


2018 dates TBA


Harvard University - Cambridge, MA (Tentative)



Entry Deadline 



Masters I:  Ages 19 - 34

Masters II:  Ages 35 - 49 

Masters III:  Ages 50+

Male and Female Divisions 

All ages are as of the competition date 


Athletes must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • A full time resident of Massachusetts

  • A full time member of a Massachusetts based swimming club 

  • A registered member of New England Masters Swimming 




  • Masters swimmers do not take part in qualifiers

  • No membership to any swim organization is required 

  • USA Swimming rules will apply at the finals 

  • USA Swimming officials will be used at all meets 

  • A positive check in system will be used at the finals. Athletes must check in prior to each session 

*Our event is a USMS recognized event. Our recognition number is 026-R012


  • Finals will be in long course meters 

  • Finals seeds will be based on times supplied 


Masters Swimming events are as follows. Athletes may enter a maximum of four events 

50 Free
100 Free
100 Fly
100 Breast 
100 Back 

200 Free
200 IM
200 Breast
200 Back 
400 IM
400 Free
800 Free


All masters swimmers must include a seed time for each event on their application. All seed times should be in short course yard times. Each event will be seeded with males and females combined but events will be scored and awarded by division and gender.

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