The term "Masters" sounds daunting. But in swimming it simply refers to any swimmer over the age of 18. Houston Cougar Masters, a U.S. Masters Swimming registered club, is a diverse group of fitness swimmers, competitive swimmers, and triathletes, ranging in age from 18 to 94. Coach Greg Orphanides offers challenging workouts and expertise in stroke technique tailored to each swimmer's abilities and goals. Come swim with us! All ability levels are welcome.
COOG Masters is registered with U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS). All participants in COOG Masters sessions must be registered with COOG under USMS. There are lots of benefits as a USMS member, including a bi-monthly magazine, a monthly e-newsletter, access to swim workouts, and a personal training log. The training log is one of the best benefits as it allows you to track your swim, bike, run, spinning, and weight workouts on-line.
A full list of USMS benefits may be viewed here
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Monday/Friday 6:00-7:30 am Merfish 25m pool
Tuesday/Thursday 5:00-6:30 am and 7:00-8:30 pm Merfish 25m pool
Monday through Friday 11:30-1:00 pm Merfish 25m pool
Saturday 10:30-12:00 pm Merfish 25m pool
(Merfish pool is located at 9000 South Rice Ave)
(JCC pool is located at 5601 South Braeswood)
Masters receive one session free as a trial. We hope to see you soon!
Click here for new swimmer inquiry
Arena Contract: Also, we've signed a new contract with Arena. The club gets VIK (Value In Kind) for all purchases. So if anyone is looking for a new suit or any gear (including parkas) and they buy them off swimoutlet.com make sure to use code 3451444 and COOG will get credit.
$60.00 monthly or $120.00 per 20-session punch card purchased on deck through Coach Greg (Checks made payable to "COOGS") or online through our "make a payment" tab on the home page.
Masters swimmers must also register with Houston Cougar Masters (COOG) under www.usms.org
Any questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org