Alaska Masters Swimming
Workout Groups

Alaska Masters Swimming (AKMS) is the official USMS Local Masters Swim Club/Team (LMSC) in the State of Alaska. There are several workout groups troughout the state that are part of AKMS and are sometimes referred to as clubs or teams. Take a look at the list of workout groups below. Try one on for size or start your own. You can contact the AKMS board of directors for help with this.

Workout Groups

Coaches / Contacts

The Alaska Club
Janet Warner
Buckner Masters Swim Team - Anchorage
Mimi Cook
or Chris Klein
FAST - Fairbanks
Kachemak Swim Club Masters - Homer
SWAM - Anchorage
Stan Steck
Wrangell Island Masters Swimming Bruce McQueen
YMCA - Anchorage

Aleutian Islands Masters (AIM)

Contact: Shawn Dickson
Pool: City of Unalaska Department of Parks, Culture, and Recreation Aquatics Center
Post Office Box 610
Unalaska, Alaska 99685
Time: T,Th: 6:00-7:00am, Sat: 9:15-10:15am
Annual Dues: $75.00


The Alaska Club

Pool: The Alaska Club South - New Seward and O'Malley and The Alaska Club East - Tudor near Boniface
Anchorage, Alaska
Time: The Alaska Club - East on T,Th: 6:00-7:00am, Sat: 7:00-8:00am, Sun: 9:30 - 10:30am . The Alaska Club - South on M,W, F: 6:00-7:00am.

Buckner Masters (Fort Richardson)

Coach: Mimi Cook and Chris Klein
Pool: Buckner Pool, Fort Richardson, AK
Time: M,W,F: 5:30 - 6:30am, Sat: 9:00 - 11:00 am; (T, Th: 5:30 - 6:30 available for masters swimmers only but with no organized workout).

Swimming With Alaska Masters (SWAM)

Co-coach: Matt Williams
Co-coach: Courtney Miller
ContactStan Steck (President)
Pool: Moseley Sports Center - Alaska Pacific University (Sundays at UAA)
Anchorage, Alaska
Time: M,W,F: 5:30 - 7:00am, M: 6:30-8:00pm, Sat: 8:00 - 9:30am, T,Th: 6:00-7:30pm, Sundays (at UAA): 8:30-10:00am.
Note that Monday evening and Sunday morning swims are seasonal.

Northern Lights Masters

Coach: Paula Smith
Pool: Service Pool - 5577 Abbott Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507-4365
Time: M,W,Th 5:45-7:15pm

Anchorage YMCA Swim Team--Masters

4 Letter Acronym: YMCA
Contact Name:
Phone Number: 563-3211, Extension 117
Address: 5353 Lake Otis Parkway Anchorage, AK 99507



Fairbanks Arctic Swim Team (FAST)

Coach: Andrew Harrington
Pool: University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Patty Pool
Time: M,W: 7:00pm - 8:30pm. Sat: 9:00-11:00. Most Saturday's swimmers meet for an after-swim coffee at a local coffee shop.
Fee schedule: $40/month regular; $15/month fulltime UAF students; $5/one-time swim.



Top of the World Swimming (Facebook)
Coach: Angie Brennan - (907) 953-6299
Pool: Contact Coach Angie
Time: Contact Coach Angie


Kachemak Swim Club Masters
Coach: Neil Romney - (405) 795-3392
Pool: Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center
Time: MWF 7-8 am


Baranof Bararacuda Swim Club (Sitka) BBSC

Contact: Kevin Knox (907)738-4664
Pool: Blatchley Swimming Pool
Time: M-F: 6:00 - 7:00am, Sat. 8:00 - 9:30am
age range 16*-100+

Glacier Swim Club (Juneau) GSC

Contact: Scott Griffith, Head Coach
PO Box 020553, Juneau, AK 99802
(907) 523-0840
Augustus Brown Swimming Pool
MWF - 5:30-6:30 am
Diamond Park Aquatic Center
T,Th: 1:00-2:00 pm & 5:30-6:30 pm - Sat: 7:00-9:00 am

Wrangell Island Masters Swimming

Contact: Bruce McQueen (907) 874-2882
Pool: Contact Bruce McQueen
Time: Contact Bruce McQueen
Coachs: Bruce McQueen


Salty Dogs Swim Association

Pool: Valdez High School Pool, Valdez, AK
Time: Saturday 11:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

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Last Update: October 22, 2015
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