Central Illinois Masters Swim Team promotes physical fitness, mental wellbeing, and camaraderie through swimming at all levels.  

Practices at IWU Pool: The team swims on Monday & Wednesday mornings from 5:15 - 6:15 a.m.  Here are details and COVID restrictions:
  • The Shirk Center will be open at 5:00 a.m and remain open until 5:10 a.m.  We are using the back/north entrance (not Emerson Street). No late arrivals allowed.
  • Masks are required at all times, except while in the water.
  • Locker rooms are not open.  Wear suit under clothes.  Bathrooms are available for use one at a time.
  • Bring own equipment & towel.
  • Upon entering the pool, there are marks on the deck and walls for belongings.  These are separated to comply with social distancing. 
  • All CIMST members must be out of the building by 6:30 a.m.
  • A specific IWU COVID-19 Waiver must be read and signed before your first practice. Contact John Carroll (carrolljw123@gmail.com) for copy of waiver. 
  • Reservations are not required.  Lanes are assigned by the coach when you enter the pool.
Practice will start promptly at 5:15 a.m.  There will be a "hard" exit from the water at 6:15 a.m.  Note that if you arrive at the building after 5:10 a.m., you will not be able to swim that morning.

Practices at Four Seasons I Pool: We are renting 4 lanes in the South Pool of 4 Seasons I.  We are swimming on Monday & Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:45 p.m.  This schedule will hold through the summer. 

Membership in the 4 Seasons Association is not required and as long as your dues to the team are paid, no additional charge will be assessed. Here are details and COVID restrictions:
  • 4 people per lane maximum (16 per practice) starting at each end & flags.
  • Reservation required.  Go to: Practice Reservations Reservations close at 2:00 p.m. of the practice day.
  • Check in at front desk on arrival.
  • Masks are encouraged when not in the pool.
  • Locker rooms, showers and towel service are available.
  • Bring own equipment.
  • Promptly exit pool and building when practice is over. 
  • Non-4 Seasons members are not allowed other use of the facility.
  • A one-time Four Seasons Liability Form must be read and signed before first practice.  Contact John Carroll (carrolljw123@gmail.com) for a copy of the form.
Practices at Holiday Pool: For the summer starting June 1, we are renting 6 lanes at the Holiday Pool.  Practices will be on Tuesday, Friday & Saturday mornings from 5:30-6:30 a.m.  Here are details and COVID restrictions:
  • Building will open at 5:15 a.m.
  • Locker rooms and bathrooms are open, but you are encouraged to wear suits under warmups and to shower and change at home. 
  • CIMST swimmers must promptly exit the facility after practice.
  • Masks are not required if you are fully vaccinated or when in the water.
  • Social distancing is encouraged when on the deck.
  • Reservations are not required.  Lanes are assigned by the coach when you arrive at the pool.