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the red tide approach.

Looking to take your swimming skills to the next level?


Consider joining Red Tide, a US Masters Swim Team. Here are just a few reasons why you should join!

Don't wait any longer to take your swimming to the next level. Join a US Masters Swim Team today and experience all the benefits of being part of a supportive and dynamic community of swimmers.



  • US Masters Swim Team Membership gives you access to 1000's of searchable workouts for every type of swimmer with new ones each week.

  • Print the workouts out, send them to's mobile app, or your smartwatch.

  • Subscribe to get the latest workouts sent to your inbox each week.

  • As a member you will have access to our Red Tide Swim team community of members and personal coaching with an extensive database of workouts:

  • SWIMMER magazine, which contains technique advice, product reviews, and more.

  • Web articles featuring health and nutrition and technique advice from experts. Great content delivered directly to your inbox each month.

  • Competitive Opportunities: US Masters Swim Teams offer a variety of competitive opportunities, from local meets to national and international events. Whether you're a seasoned competitor or new to the sport, there's a place for you to test your skills and push yourself to new heights.



  • A vibrant and inclusive community of diverse individual athletes of different swim fitness levels and abilities. Our team welcomes everyone to come learn, grown, improve and expand their swimming talents beyond our practices and event to exciting opportunities at swim competitions and training trip vacations. 

  • Red Tide prides itself on the many walks of life that comprise our membership — from novice swimmers to USMS national and world titleholders as well as runners, cyclists, and triathletes. Our members are locally based to globetrotting professionals who enjoy the camaraderie and competition that are part of Red Tide.

  • Fun and Social Environment: Joining Red Tide is a great way to meet other swimmers and make new friends. Whether you're a competitive swimmer or just looking to stay in shape, you'll find a welcoming community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for swimming.

  • The Red Tide Community gives you a platform for improved health and fitness: swimming is one of the best low-impact workouts you can do, offering a full-body workout that's easy on the joints. By joining a US Masters Swim Team, you'll not only improve your swimming skills but also enjoy the many health benefits that come with regular exercise.

  • By joining Red Tide US Masters Swim Team, you'll have access to ongoing coaching and training opportunities that will help you continue to grow and develop as a swimmer.

  • We welcome out-of-town swimmers to join us during any of our practices. The fee is $30 per session payable through PayPal or Venmo to the coach on deck. Cash will not be accepted. Check out our Schedule for more information on practice times and pool locations.



  • Red Tide Coaches offer expert coaching to help you refine your technique, build endurance, and improve your overall performance in the water. With personalized attention and feedback from experienced coaches, you'll see your skills and confidence grow.

  • Our coaches provide organized workouts, training methods on deck for weekly practices and special event Swim Technique Clinic Programs. Each coach has a unique style that welcomes athletes to the pool for informational, inspirational and fun workouts.

  • Our coaches are USMS-certified. These coaches have furthered their Masters coaching education and have passed the certification exam. Note: A certified coach might not be at all workouts.

  • Our coaches can help with technical advice on your stroke, recommend additional resources and give you personal attention in practices. They designate lanes for different levels of swimmers and abilitySwimming is a skill that you can continue to improve upon throughout your life.

  • If you are new to our team or dropping in, our coaches provide a brief and helpful orientation refresher for practice and pool etiquette, so you feel at home and understand the lane culture.



  • What makes our US Masters team unique beyond our workouts? The Red Tide Team Social Community! We has an active and engaged group of friendly social events following practice and throughout the year. From post practice brunch at the Flame Diner, to Happy Hours, Bowling, trips to Brighton Beach and Coney Island for Open Water swim fun — we do more than swim!

  • When you become a Red Tide Member you become part of a wide-ranging network of professionals who swim. This diverse group of individuals represent a talented and smart team of professionals in business, educators, non-profits, physicians, and leaders that give members a "beyond the pool" experience to a great community.

  • Outside of the pool, we have a vibrant Red Tide Open Water Team, group coordination for travel to USMS Swim competitions and events, training trips, fundraisers and abroad swim adventures. No matter your swim ability or level, the Red Tide Team community welcomes everyone. 


Leslie Hamilton, Member Since 2012

Red Tide has been an incredible experience. The coaches and teammates are supportive, the camaraderie is amazing, and it's helped me improve my swimming skills while staying in shape. I love being a part of a community that shares my passion for swimming."
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