Huntington Masters Swim Team

The Huntington Masters Swim Team ("HUMS"), an official club of US Masters Swimming, holds daily early-morning pool workouts year-round at the Huntington YMCA, 60 Main Street, Huntington (contact the Y at 631-421-4242 for Full Y membership fee information).

Indoor Pool Workouts in one of the Y’s two 25-yard pools begin at 5:30 a.m. weekdays and 7:00 a.m. weekends and last one to two hours. These workouts are open to all Full Y members.

Open-Water Swims are held from May to November at West Neck Beach and other local Long Island beaches. Outdoor swim schedules are posted on The Water-Blog.

Want to swim for the Home Team? You can! Join HUMS at

Friday, February 27, 2009

Open Water Swimming: Keep Swimming! A Hypothermia Scare

Open Water Swimming: Keep Swimming! A Hypothermia Scare

Clicking the link above will take you to a very gripping first person Open Water Swimming account and a very real and vivid hypothermia scare that took place in La Jolla Cove and the generally cool Pacific Ocean (at least around La Jolla Cove). There are plenty of tips for us East Coast Open Water Swimmers as well. Read and learn!

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