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December 7th Invite - Sign Up Now!
Are you ready to race?  We are, so we're hosting an invite at Evanston Township High School on  Sunday, December 7th.  All masters swimmers welcome!
When:  Sunday, December 7th, 2014
Meet information:  USMS and Meet Info Sheet
Registration:  Online registration only!
Deadline:  12:00 PM (noon), Saturday, December 6th, 2014.
December 7th Invite
December 7th Meet Registration

Practice Announcements
Scheduled Cancellations:
  • 11/22 - Saturday, AM and PM
  • 11/27 - Thursday, PM (Happy Thanksgiving!)
  • 12/7 - Sunday, AM and PM (Swim in our meet!)
  • 12/25 - Thursday PM (Merry Christmas!)

Social Stuff
Upcoming Events:
  • Thirsty Thursday after practice on 12/4. Location:  TBA
  • Holiday Party on Saturday, 12/13.  Details Developing.
  • 100 x 100s on Saturday, 12/27
Recent Events:
  • Pizza and garlic fries at Candlelite after the Red vs. Black meet - Great time!
  • Thirsty Thursday after practice at Prairie Moon on 11/13
  • New Members/Halloween Party - a major success!

Winter 2014-15 Registration Is Here!
Read the info and then get signed up!

Evanston Masters 2014-15 Winter Season
Winter 2014-15 is now underway.  We're working on improving our strokes and building our way to some fast swims this season.
Thinking about joining?  Evanston Masters (aka, The Wild Catfish) is a masters swim team that strives to provide quality workouts and plenty of social fun.

Looking to get in shape or stay in shape?  We have nine graduated lanes, starting with novice lap swimmers and ending with former college swimmers.  Our age range is roughly 19 to 80.  Our practices typical have one coach covering three lanes, with each coach running the practice and providing advice on technique.

Looking to meet some fellow swimmers and hang out?  In addition to the camaraderie with the folks in your lane, you’ll probably enjoy the Catfish team parties and post-practice social outings that are scheduled throughout the season.

The first time is always a bit scary, of course.  Just show up, meet the coaches and swimmers, and try a couple of free practices.  You'll love it!

The Winter 2014-15 Schedule:
  • Tuesday: 7:30-9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 7:30-9:00 PM
  • Saturday: 6:30-8:00 AM and 3:30-5:00 PM
  • Sunday: 6:30-8:00 AM and 3:30-5:00 PM
The pool is in the building on the SW corner of Dodge and Church.  Street parking is free.

The December and January Invites

The Wild Catfish would like to thank the swimmers and the volunteers who helped us make two Sunday mornings of great swimming happen.  We are already looking forward to next year!
December 8th Results:  PDF

January 26th Results:  Online


Our practice pool (fall, winter, spring) was featured on the website Swim Swam as one of the top ten must-visit sites for a swim meet in the United States.


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