Masters Swim Program

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JCPRD U.S. Masters Swimming is a training program for adults interested in competitive swimming, triathlon training and fitness swimming. The word Masters can be intimidating or misleading but in organized adult swimming, Masters simply means someone who is 18 years of age and older. This strong group is comprised of swimmers of various backgrounds. From triathletes, to amateur swimmers, to ex-college athletes there is a spot for everyone on the team.

JCPRD Masters practice/train together, the the team also offers participants a chance to participate in swim meets as well as other events throughout the year. Competitions are not required, but are offered for those who want to. Approximately 25% of nearly 60,000 USMS members enter pool or open water competitions. 

Workouts are provided and a coach will be on deck for each practice session.


This program is designed for participants 18 years of age and older.

Practice Schedule

Regular Weekly Practices (Swim & Dive Season: November 16th - May23rd)

5:30 - 7:00 am

7:30 - 9:00 am

6:30 - 8:00 pm

* Please check the practice schedule and calendar below to confirm practice on specific dates. 

Pool Course Set-up for Practices

Short Course 25 yard lanes.


Memberships with Masters Practices Included

Masters Memberships includes admittance to the Aquatic Center during normal hours of operation, and access to all regularly scheduled masters practices.

Johnson County Resident Rates

Membership Type
Adult (18-59)
Senior (60+)
Single Month (Pay as you go) with Masters$65$57
Monthly (Auto-Debit) with Masters$55$47
Annual with Masters$552$466

Non-Resident Rates

Membership TypeAdult (18-59)Senior (60+)
Single Month (Pay as you go) with Masters$71$62
Monthly (Auto-Debit) with Masters$61$51
Annual with Masters$607$513

Drop In Rates

Drop-ins are available for single practice.

  • Johnson County Resident: $10
  • Non-Resident: $11

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The Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center will be hosting a series of four swim clinics for adults during the month of March. The goal of these clinics is to help adult swimmers improve stroke technique and teach drills that will enable the continued refinement of the skills. Each clinic will focus on a different aspect of swimming so participants can choose which clinics they would like to attend. All clinics will be 7:30 - 8:30 pm and take place in the Instructional Pool. Limited space is available for these clinics and participants must pre-register for each clinic. Click on any of the clinics below to register.

3/3: Flip Turns & Open Turn Clinic

Learn or improve your flip turn and open turn technique during this clinic. With proper turns, participants can achieve stronger push offs the walls and maintain continuous swims.

Register by Tuesday, March 2nd @ 12:00 pm.

3/10: Backstroke Clinic

Work towards proper backstroke technique through the use of drills to gain confidence while swimming on your back.

Register by Tuesday, March 9th @ 12:00 pm.

3/22: Open Water Swim Clinic

Gain confidence in open water swimming by learning proper drills to prepare for open water swimming. Breathing, stroke technique, pre-race and race day preparation will all be incorporated into this clinic. .

Register by Sunday, March 21st @ 12:00 pm.

3/29: Freestyle Clinic

Learn tips in breathing, proper body position, speed and kick through numerous drills during this freestyle clinic.

Register by Sunday, March 29th @ 12:00 pm.


$10.00 for each clinic.

If participant has a SMSD Aquatic Center membership with the Masters add on, the clinics are included in membership. Members must still pre-register for the clinics.

Masters Practice Calendar

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