Welcome to the Rochester Area Masters Swimming website!

RAMS began their 2021-22 season mid- October 2021.


The 14th Annual RAMS Fall Masters Swim Meet at RIT was held Sunday November 10, 2019 and our 6th Annual RAMS Spring meet took place on March 1, 2020.   Pictured below are our RAMS swimmers at our March 1st meet!

Spring 2019:  For the second year RAMS placed 2nd as a team at the NY State Championships in Binghamton NY with 17 RAMS swimmers in a field of 161. Congratulations to the swimmers and the coaches who helped get them there.

Pictured below with the banner are Kellie, Colin, Courtney, Marley, John, Dana, Mike M, Matt, Jordan and Principal Rob.

Above: RAMS at States on Day 3

RAMS swimmers can run too! 2019 Runnin’ of the Green: Ken, Matt, Maddie, Jordan and Principal Rob.

RAMS at the 2018 Rochester Triathlon: Matt, Maddie and Rob; Ken after the swim.

RAMS 4th Annual Conesus Lake Swim July 2018 to benefit NY  Special Olympics, Genesee Region.

L:  Opening Day at Genesee Valley Park Pool June 2018 R:  Jeremiah’s  After an Evening Practice

Our Fall 2017 meet at RIT was a great success with 93! swimmers

RAMS Spring Meet at RIT of Sunday 3/4/18 was a great success with 113 entries and 38 RAMS in attendance. Results are here: results_march18

                       Runnin’ of the Green 5K Race 3/17/18: Principal Rob, Kate, Allie, Kellie and Jordan.


2nd Place at NY States!

Kellie and Holly finish the Rochester Half Marathon!

Some Highlights from the summer of 2017:

RAMS Conesus Lake Swim July 2017 to benefit NYS Special Olympics, Genesee Region  

Tom, Tim, Arik, Jordan, Matt, Kellie, Rob, Dana, Kay, Bruce, Dawn, Ron and Kelly (Beth is missing from the picture)


RAMS swimmers at the mini-Musselman triathlon in July (Bruce, Mike, Jordan, Matt and Rob),  the Rochester Triathlon (Rob, Jordan, Matt, Bruce and Ron) and the Lake George 2.5 and 5K swim (Kelly, Casey, Lisa and Cady) in August ’17. Ken at the Lake Placid Half Ironman 70.3 in September.

The RAMS are a Masters swim team in the Niagara LMSC of United States Masters Swimming.

Our membership options currently offer Rochester area swimmers from three to six coached workouts per week at two to four Rochester facilities [MCC (weekdays), RIT (Saturday), GVP (summer) and Harley (on occasion] from September through July. We welcome swimmers ages 18 and over who are interested in fitness as well as Masters and triathlete competition. Our workouts help improve stroke technique and efficiency as well as endurance and fitness. We currently have swimmers who are nationally ranked competitive Masters swimmers and successful triathletes. All swimmers benefit from the structured workouts and the camaraderie of other swimmers to avoid the tedium of solo lap swimming. We also provide periodic underwater taping of swimmers’ strokes with feedback from the coaches.

The RAMS team hosts Masters meets in November and March as well as several team social events throughout the year.

We run tryout periods at various points throughout each season. Use the Join/Contact link for information about our practices and fee structure.  We also require a current USMS registration upon joining.

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