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Congratulations Machine Swimmers & Coaches.
Machine has been recognized as a SILVER MEDAL club for 2014!
Machine Aquatics Voted
"2013 Best of DC Suburbs Year Round Swim Team/ League"
Machine Aquatics has been recognized as a Level 3 Club with USA Swimming for business management!
First State of the art purpose built swim school in Fairfax County
Three Heated lesson/ training pools with maximum depth of 4ft. for safety & security.
Small group or private lessons for all abilities
Infant Water Safety & Swim Classes
Video analysis and stroke development for all levels from beginning to competitive youth swimmers to adult swimmers & triathletes.
Machine Masters General Information
Machine Aquatics Masters Program
Machine Aquatics Masters is a fully registered program with United States Masters Swimming. The program focusses on all levels of masters swimmers from recreational fitness swimmers through to competitive swimmers and triathletes. In the 2014-15 season, the workouts will be structured to meet the goals of each of the participants. There will be an emphasis on the masters team having representatives at local, regional and national level meets and open water events.
The Machine Masters program will be led by Andrew Galbraith. Andrew started his swimming career in the UK representing his club at local, regional and national level events. His specialty at that time was the 100m butterfly. Andrew also received numerous coaching certifications in the UK while swimming at club level. After college, Andrew took a break from swimming.
In 1993 Andrew moved from the UK to Washington DC. Always up for a challenge Andrew trained for and completed three marathons before turning his attention to triathlon. While living in Northern CA in 2006, Andrew joined a local Masters team primarily to prepare for open water swims associated with triathlons. Over the past eight years Andrew has competed in sprint, olympic and half ironman triathlons - most recently completing the Eagleman Triathlon in Cambridge MD.
Recently, Andrew decided to take a break from corporate America where he had served as Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer for a UK based real estate company. Today, his focus is Machine M3, a performance training venture focusing on swimmers and triathletes.
Andrew can be reached at Andrew@machineaquatics.com and is available to answer all questions, advise about meets and provide a clear and productive training plan to all Machine Masters swimmers.
Short Course 2014-2015
Start Date: September 2014
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday @ Oakmarr Rec. Center
5:00 am - 6:30 am
(please note: Machine does not rent the Masters area of the pool until 5 am. Therefore masters swimmers should not enter the pool until 5 am. There will be a 10-15 min dry land session prior to practice commencing for those swimmers arriving early)
We will advise on the date we will return to Oakmarr in due course.
For the 2014-15 season, the Masters pricing structure has changed. In an effort to keep costs down and to better organize the program, pricing will be based on pre-purchasing a set number of swims. We have created several tiers for swimmers to follow the maximum number of sessions per week to those who swim only 1-2x per week. The new system will automatically track the swims you have used and will prompt you when it is time to purchase additional sessions. (As the first month of the season is outdoors and water temperatures may fluctuate, the time limit on the number of swims purchased will not commence until Oakmarr opens)
2014 - 2015 Pricing
$19.95 annual fee due by end of September
$96 per month
$280 for 20 pack expiring in 70 swim days.
Annual Registration Fee (2014-15 season) $19.95
Masters Class Registration*
*Walk-in swimmers are still welcome, space permitting
The Audrey Moore Rec Center pool is closed for cleaning and repairs. The pool is scheduled to reopen on September 20th. We have been told that the maintenance is on schedule and they do not foresee and delays in opening on the 20th.
During this time, all practices scheduled for Audrey Moore are moved to the Ravensworth Farm Pool. ALL WORKOUTS ARE ON AT THEIR REGULARLY SCHEDULED TIMES.
The address for the pool is 5210 Inverchapel Road, Springfield, VA. The pool is less than a mile from the Audrey Moore facility.