RESCHEDULED: 2023 Bill Heebner Memorial Winter Freeze Masters Meet

Phoenixville Area YMCA National Team

Sunday, April 30, 2023

USMS Sanction : 083-S001

Phoenixville Area YMCA Masters

Swim Meet Registration


Registration Schedule

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Swimmer Registration Tue, Jan 31, 2023
09:00 AM
Thu, Apr 27, 2023
09:00 PM

Additional Online Entries open until April 27!

If you were entered in the January meet, and you did not contact the YMCA, you are STILL ENTERED in this meet.  Check the above  "Club Entry Rosters" link to make sure you're still included in the roster.  If you will not be able to attend the meet on the new date, please contact Kate Baganski at:

Hosted by
the Phoenixville Area YMCA (PAY) Swim Team (your credit card will be charged by ‘Phoenixville YMCA Masters Meet’ and it will appear as "Phoenxvll Masters Meet" on your statement for any entries this swim meet.)

Sanctioned by Delaware Valley LMSC for USMS, Inc. (#083-S001)

Meet Director: Kate Baganski Phone 610-212-2587

Location: Phoenixville Area YMCA, 400 E. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville PA. 19460 Phone 610-933-5861

Facility: 6 lane, certified 25-meter pool.  Facility opens at 8:00AM.  Locker rooms - bring your own lock.  Electronic timing.   6+ Lane warm-up (8:00-8:30 for Event 1 and 10:00-10:30 for Event 2+ then between events as needed) Myrin pool, 1 lane thereafter in Myrin pool. Warm-ups permitted only in designated areas.   Bleacher seating.  The length of the competition course without a bulkhead is in compliance and on file with USMS in accordance with articles 105.1.7 and 106.2.1. 

Eligibility: This meet is open to US Masters Swimmers age 18 years or older.  All entrants must be registered with USMS for 2023.  Swimmers who are 2022 member must renew their USMS memberships on or after November 1, 2022, for the 2023 membership year.  To renew your USMS membership, go to

Seeding: Swimmers will be seeded by time submitted, slow to fast regardless of age and sex. If time unknown, please estimate. This is a Meter Pool. Estimate meter times by multiplying SCY times by 1.11. Participants will be limited to five individual events and two relays. Relays are women’s, men’s, or mixed (2 women/2 men). Relay participants must swim in at least one individual event. Ages are determined by age on 12/31/2023. Relay age group determined by total ages of swimmers.

Awards: Ribbons for individual 1st, 2nd and 3rd . Individual Age groups: 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85-90, etc. Relay age groups: 72+, 100+, 120+, 160+, 200+, 240+, 280+, 320+, etc. 

Sanction: This is a Masters Sanctioned swim meet. All swimmers must be registered with US Masters Swimming, Inc.  For USMS registration information, go to

Final Results: Results will be posted to Results will also be submitted for Top Ten consideration in accordance with USMS rules. USMS registered swimmers must include with their entry a copy of their 2023 registration for Top Ten consideration.

Entry Fees: A flat entry fee of $35.00 will be charged for all swimmers for up to 5 events. Relays will be charged $8.00 each.  Your credit card statement will be charged by ‘Phoenxvll Masters Meet’ for this swim meet.

Deck Entries: Deck entries will be permitted for a flat fee of $45.00, for up to 5 events, until 9:15AM the day of the meet.

Entry Deadline: Electronic Entry form must be completed by 9PM on Thursday, April 27, 2023. Entries received after this date will be considered deck entries and participants charged a flat fee of $45.00.

Entries: Max of 5 individual events. Please do not enter with “NT”. Provide an estimate for your times.

From King of Prussia/ PA Turnpike: At exit stay to the right. After the toll take the first exit onto N. Gulph road. This turns into PA Rt 23, which then goes through Valley Forge Park. After Valley Forge stay on 23 past the dam. Turn left at the light onto Whitehorse Rd. Go to the next light and then turn right onto Pothouse Rd. The Y is on the Left.

From the Schuylkill Expressway: Take I76 north to US 202 South. Proceed to US 422 west. Exit 422 west onto PA 23 West. Follow preceding directions from Valley Forge Park.

From the North: From Reading take US422 south to PA 29 south, From Bethlehem take PA 100 to Pa 29 south. Go through Phoenixville past the hospital. After passing Phoenixville High School, turn left at the light onto Pothouse Rd. The Y is on the right.

From the South: From US 202 or US 30, take PA 29 north. Go under the turnpike, over the train tracks and turn right at the light (Rt29 N). Follow this and go under a train trestle and up a hill where you’ll turn right at the light onto Pothouse Rd. The Y is on your right.

From the West: Take PA 23 into Phoenixville. Go past the hospital and turn right at the first light (Sunoco Station) onto PA 29 south. Go past the school and turn left at the first light onto Pothouse Rd. The Y is on the right.

All events are timed finals. Meet will be conducted according to 2023 USMS Rules.

* Maximum of 3 heats for the 1500 Free. Please register early.

Your credit card statement will be charged by ‘Phoenxvll Masters Meet’ for this swim meet.

COVID-19 Statement: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and individuals with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.  The Phoenixville Area YMCA (PAY) Swim Team, the Phoenixville YMCA, Greater Philadelphia YMCA, and U.S. Masters Swimming cannot prevent you (or your family from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while participating in USMS Swimming sanctioned events. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease. Therefore, if you choose to participate in a USMS sanctioned event, you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19 by attending and/or participating in this event.

Meet Host’s Assumption of Risk Disclaimer- By attending or participating in this competition, you voluntarily assume all risks associated with exposures to COVID-19 and forever release and hold harmless USA Swimming, USMS, Greater Philadelphia YMCA, Phoenixville YMCA, PAY Swimming, and each of their Officers, Directors, Agents, Employees, or other representatives from any liability or claims including for personal injuries, death, disease, or property losses, or any other loss, including but not limited to claims of negligence, and give up any claims you make have to seek damages, whether known or unknown, foreseen, or unforeseen, in connection therewith.

Session 1 - Event 1 1500 Free
Warm-ups start at 8:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 8:30 AM
# Sex Event
1 Mixed 1500 M Free
Session 2 - Event 2-25
Warm-ups start at 10:00 AM
Meet Session starts at 10:30 AM
# Sex Event
2 Mixed 400 M Medley Relay
3 Mixed 100 M Breast
4 Mixed 25 M Free
5 Mixed 50 M Back
6 Mixed 100 M Fly
7 Mixed 400 M Free
8 Mixed 50 M Breast
9 Mixed 200 M IM
10 Mixed 100 M Free
11 Mixed 200 M Back
12 Mixed 50 M Fly
13 Mixed 400 M IM
14 Mixed 25 M Breast
15 Mixed 200 M Free Relay
16 Mixed 200 M Breast
17 Mixed 50 M Free
18 Mixed 200 M Fly
19 Mixed 100 M Back
20 Mixed 100 M IM
21 Mixed 200 M Free
22 Mixed 25 M Back
23 Mixed 200 M Medley Relay
24 Mixed 25 M Fly
25 Mixed 400 M Free Relay

Note: If paying by credit card, your credit card statement will reflect a charge from "PHOENXVLL MASTERS MEET."

Online Registration closed on 4/27/2023.
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