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. and Saturday mornings from 5:30 - 6:30 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. on Mondays & Wednesdays and from 5:15 a.m. - 5:25 a.m. on Saturdays.  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. (6:45 on Saturdays)
  • 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. (5:30 am. on Saturdays). There will be a "hard" exit from the water at 6:15 a.m. (6:30 a.m. on Saturdays).  Note that if you arrive at the building after 5:10 a.m. (5:25 a.m. on Saturdays), 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 Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-6:45 p.m. and on Sunday afternoons from 4:00-5:15 p.m.

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:
 
  • Check in at front desk on arrival and let them know you are swimming with the masters team.
  • Masks are required 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.
  • Reservations are not required.  Lanes are assigned by the coach when you enter the pool.