News Archive

News in Brief – MEGAmetre Tracker / Update on Provincials 2018

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January 9, 2018 Happy New Year! After an adventurous fall and a quiet holiday season, clubs and swimmers are back in the water pursuing their fitness and swimming goals. MSO continues to build programs to service our membership.  Just a few days ago MSO welcomed its newest club, a small group of triathletes wishing to…

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2017-12-20 MSO Developing a Distance Tracking Function

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December 20, 2017 In the Q&As attached to our August 17, 2017 Notice, MSO stated that it would look at developing a tracking tool similar to the Million Metre Challenge and allow participants to transfer their metres from other system. This work has been accelerated. On December 8, 2017 without prior notice, MSC placed all…

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New Board of Directors

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Master Swimming Ontario held its Annual General Meeting on November 19, 2017. The draft minutes will be posted in the coming weeks. Your new Board of Directors for 2017-2018 is as follows: President: Brigitte Zirger Vice-President: Jake Nesovic Secretary: Andrea Smith Treasurer: Beth Carey Competition Chair: Mike Sweny Director at Large: Sue Weir In September…

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Save the Date: December 3 MSO Symposium

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MSO will be hosting a Symposium and Fun meet on December 3 from 11am until 5pm at the McMaster University Pool. More details coming soon.

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Reminder: Call for Nominations and AGM

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MSO is entering an exciting new year and seeking nominations for the Board of Directors. Please submit your completed nomination form to Carla Oliveira by November 5, 2017. Pursuant to the MSO bylaws, candidates must be registered members in good standing. This includes Members aged 18 or over, Unattached Members, and Honorary Life Members. Directors…

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Notice of 2017 AGM and Call for Nominations

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The MSO 2017 Annual General Meeting is scheduled for November 19th at 1pm at the Sandman Signature Toronto Airport. The notice and call for nominations is available here and below. The AGM package is available on the AGM page.

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Open Letter to Dan Thompson, President, Swim Ontario

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The MSO Board of Directors congratulates the President of Swim Ontario on his recent election. In response to his open letter to Ontario Masters Swimmers dated Wednesday October 4th, MSO highlights issues it sees as priorities for the new Swim Ontario operational committee. MSO’s open letter is available here and below.

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2017-2018 Season’s Registration

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Masters Swimming Ontario (MSO) has initiated club and swimmer registration for 2017-2018.                                                 PDF version of this document The 2017-2018 season will offer two masters swimming programs in Ontario, one by MSO the other…

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Notice to Club Registrars and Contacts Preparation for the 2017-2018 Season’s Registration

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As many of you know there have been two access points to the MSO registration database. One from the BLUE MSO website and the other from the RED MSC website. Effectively immediately, MSO asks that you access the registration database ONLY from the Blue MSO site at http://ms.mastersswimmingontario.ca/. You no longer have registrar access to…

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NOTICE to MSO Member Clubs and Swimmers

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Masters Swimming in Ontario will Change in 2017-2018: A return to the roots of Masters Swimming The 2016-2017 has been a challenge for Masters swimming in Ontario and certainly for MSO.  Although MSO had been organizing Masters swimming and sanctioning meets in Ontario for over forty years, MSO lost its sanctioning authority in September 2016. …

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