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

Saturday, May 21, 2011

If You Haven't Joined U.S. MastersSwimming As a Member of the Huntington Masters Swim Team... NOW'S THE TIME!

The Huntington Masters Swim Team and U.S. Masters Swimming welcomes swimmers of all abilities who want to improve their overall fitness, develop better technique, or train for any type of swimming competition. If you want to get fit, become a better swimmer or triathlete, stay motivated and meet new friends, U.S. Masters Swimming, the Huntington Masters Swim Team and the West Neck Pod is the place to be!

CLICK HERE to join US Masters Swimming. IMPORTANT: Don't forget to sign up as a member of HUMS (Huntington Masters Swimming and the West Neck Pod). US Masters has a nominal annual charge. Huntington Masters Swimming and the West Neck Pod are both free.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Register Online Now for the First Annual Huntington/Cold Spring Harbor 1 & 2 Mile Swim!

Join us at West Neck Beach on Sunday, June 26, 2011 in a  benefit to support the Huntington YMCA's children's swim scholarship program. 

This sanctioned event, (One and Two Mile Open Water Swim), will also include a 400-meter swim for children ten and under, and will feature both wetsuit and non-wetsuit divisions.  On-line registration is open -- follow the links on the Water-Blog to register for the US Masters Swimming, Open, and USA Swimming divisions: 

CLICK the Link BELOW to go to the Water-Blog for COMPLETE registration info and links:

See you at West Neck Beach!

Thursday, May 05, 2011

An Army of Bright Green Crossing Guards Spotted At The Huntington Y

Along with the "new" building, "new" parking lot, and some "new" members, The Huntington YMCA main driveway sported a veritable Army of NEW Bright Green Crossing Guards! Perhaps these new guards, like the hoped-for warmer May weather are all harbingers of Summers imminent arrival in the form of campers and Open Water Swimming! Yes, before you know it, we'll all be back at West Neck Beach!