Sunday, September 27, 2015

Meet Information

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Worcester Area Masters (WAM) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are pleased to be the new hosts of the NE-LMSC & Colonies Zone SCM Championships. We hope that you are excited about swimming some fast times!

Date: Friday, December 11 - Sunday, December 13

WARM-UP:    Friday 4 pm                          START:    Friday 4:30 pm
                    Saturday 9 am                                     Saturday 10 am
                    Sunday 9 am                                       Sunday 10 am 

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N.B. To ensure a timely finish of Friday's session entries in the 1500m Free have been capped. The Women's and Men's 1500m Free are now closed.

Colonies Zone
We are honored to have been selected as the 2015 Colonies Zone Championship meet. Teams from all over the Colonies Zone, stretching from Virginia to Maine, will converge in Worcester to determine the champions of the zone.

>>>Zone Records<<<

Worcester is a very happening city. New England's second-largest city has its fair share of museums, cultural tours, regal theatres, and picturesque parks. The nightlife is also very vibrant. Shrewsbury Street and the Canal District are filled with restaurants, bars, and nightclubs suitable for a myriad of tastes. Be sure to checkout Worcester's various destinations while you are in town!

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Social Media

You are excited about the meet and EVERYONE needs to know it! We are here to assist you with that.

  • There will be a photo area on deck.
  • Be sure to tweet and post pictures on Instagram and Facebook using the hashtag "#SCMsoHard".
  • Don't forget to use the special WPI and Worcester filters on Snapchat!
  • Check-out our Facebook page for voting on the T-Shirt Design Contest and to view meet pictures.

Saturday, September 26, 2015


Special meet rates are listed below. They will now be valid until the stated dates. In order to receive the special rates, please call the listed numbers and identify yourself as a meet participant. There are a number of hotels within a few minutes drive of the pool. Our suggestions are:

Holiday Inn Express - $112/night - November 30 - 1.3 miles
110 Summer Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Quality Inn & Suites - $79/night - November 30 - 3 miles
50 Oriol Drive
Worcester, MA 01605

La Quinta Inn - $90/night - November 20 - 7 miles
446 Southbridge Street
Auburn, MA 01501

Holiday Inn Express - $116/night - November 19 - 7.5 miles
10-12 Johnson Street
Auburn, MA 01501

Friday, September 25, 2015

The WPI Facility

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Sports and Recreation Center, host of the Bay State Conference Championships, New England Senior Championships, MIAA Boys North & Central/South Championships, America East Conference Championships, and the NEWMAC Championships. 
  • Ten-lane SCM competition course with five additional lanes of warm-up/warm-down.
  • Electronic timing and LED scoreboard.
  • Vast deck space for 500 swimmers. Spectator seating for over 400 persons.
  • Free parking in Worcester's first green rooftop parking garage, just meters from the pool.


WPI Parking Garage (500-car capacity) - 151 Salisbury  Street, Worcester, MA 01609
 Additional street parking is available on Institute Road, Salisbury Street, and their off streets.

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GPS address- 151 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609.

From the East:- Take Mass. Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 11A (I-495). Proceed north to exit 25B (I-290), then west into Worcester. Take Exit 18 (Lincoln Sq., Rte. 9), turn right at end of ramp, then an immediate right before next traffic light. At next light, proceed straight through, bearing to the right on Salisbury St. Turn left at the first entrance after the hill. Proceed straight towards the parking garage on the right.

From the North:- Take I-495 south to I-290. Follow directions from east.

From the South and West:- Take Mass. Turnpike (I-90) to Exit 10 (Auburn). Proceed east on I-290 into Worcester. Take Exit 17 (Lincoln Sq., Rte. 9), turn left at end of ramp, follow Rte. 9 west through Lincoln Sq., straight onto Highland St., then right at light onto Park Ave. Proceed through first light, then turn right at the first entrance. Take first right, then proceed to the entrance of the parking garage.

Parking garage with rooftop field and Sports and Recreation Center (31 on map)-

T-Shirt Design Contest

Congrats to Katie Rolfs of Great Bay Masters on submitting the winning design in the 2015 T-Shirt Design Contest.


Tuesday, September 1, 2015

2015 NE-LMSC SCM Champs Update

2015 NE-LMSC SCM Champs Update

Dear Swimmers,

We are excited to announce a new partnership and a new location for the 2015 SCM Championship Meet!! The meet will still be held in December (the 11th-13th) AND this year it will be hosted at the brand spanking new Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Sports and Recreation Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.

The WPI pool boasts a 10 lane competition course with 5 additional lanes for warm up /warm down, deck space for 500 and spectator seating for over 400 people as well as free parking in Worcesters first green rooftop parking garage, just meters from the pool.

Worcester Area Masters (WAM) has graciously agreed to become the local hosts of the meet and we are excited to see what new opportunities arise in the coming weeks!

You can expect the same level of high quality meet management and facilities and you may even see an additional event or two added to the order!

Below is some additional information. 

We are looking forward to seeing you in Worcester in December!

     -Crystie McGrail (Great Bay Masters, Co-Meet Director)
     -Alford Green (Worcester Area Masters, Co-Meet Director)

Questions? Click to Email: Crystie or Alford

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Stay tuned here for additional information about the 2015 SCM Champs meet!  

Below are a few notes to help you acclimate to the new facility location:

  • The City of Worcester is located 50 miles west of Boston and 40 miles north of Providence, RI.  It is easily accessible from Boston via the MBTA commuter rail (South Station, Back Bay and Yawkey Stations) or via train with Amtrak from South Station.
  • Worcester Regional Airport has flights operated from JetBlue Airlines and public transportation can also be used from Logan International Airport in Boston to get to Worcester. 

There are a number of hotels within a five-minute drive of the pool. Our suggestions are:

   Holiday Inn Express
   110 Summer Street, Worcester, MA 01608

   Quality Inn & Suites
   50 Oriol Drive, Worcester, MA 01605

   Courtyard by Marriott
   72 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605

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