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Welcome to greater Cleveland! The 2015 U.S. Masters Swimming Summer Nationals will be held in Geneva, Ohio, at the SPIRE Institute August 6 through 9, 2015. Geneva is located 45 miles east of Cleveland and 55 miles west of Erie, Penn. We are thrilled to welcome you to our beautiful facility and know that you will enjoy your stay!


The USMS website is the location for all official information regarding the 2015 USMS Summer Nationals. The USMS site has the complete meet schedule and will post the latest results. Remember to tell your friends, family, and teammates that the complete schedule, results, and live streaming will be available at usms.org.

Use Active Network's Meet Mobile to get heat sheets and instant results on your mobile device. Just download the Meet Mobile app on iTunes or Google Play on your iPhone, iPad, or Android.

Men's butterfly 2014 summer nationals
Psych sheets and meet rosters are now available.

There are 968 swimmers entered in the meet. Because of the 10-lane course, we will NOT drop the sixth event. All events 200 meters and up will be deck seeded, and all 50s and 100s will be preseeded. All seeding decisions will be announced in a future update. Heat sheets for preseeded events, as well as the estimated timeline, are expected to be posted on the USMS website on or about July 24. Check-in details will be included in future updates (deadlines are posted on the meet page now).

Empty lanes can dampen competitive conditions and we'd like to avoid that when possible. Although we cannot offer any refunds, if you are absolutely certain you will not be swimming certain events (particularly the preseeded 50s and 100s), please let us know and you'll be removed from those events to cut down on empty lanes and provide for more competitive heats. If your travel plans prohibit you from swimming certain events please be considerate and let us know before we seed the meet. Please note that once we take you out of an event, we cannot put you back in. Scratches will be accepted through July 17.

Please email scratches or entry errors to the championship committee.


The Venue

SPIRE Institute is one of the largest indoor multi-sport,training and competition complexes in the world. Located in Ohio's Wine Country, the SPIRE center boasts more than 750,000 sq. ft. of facilities indoors and acres of outdoor facilities. It has the unique capacity to simultaneously host clubs, leagues, tournaments, and championship events no matter the weather or the season. Every consideration has been taken to create an unparalleled experience for the athlete, the coach, and the spectator.

The competition will take place in a 10-lane 50-meter Myrtha pool with a depth of 14 feet at the starting end and 8 feet 2 inches at the shallow end. We'll be using Myrtha and Omega track-start starting blocks.


Restroom/Showers/Locker Rooms

Locker rooms are located off both the competition pool and warm-up pool decks. Locks may not remain on lockers overnight and will be removed by facility staff at the conclusion of each day.

Volunteers Welcome

Want to volunteer to help make the 2015 USMS Summer Nationals a success? Then visit the volunteer registration page to view a list of positions available. Assistance is always needed on the pool deck as a lane timer or deck marshal. For questions, concerns ,or to sign-up directly, please contact Matt Sajna via email or call 216.363.1109.
  • Need to Know No outside food or beverage is permitted inside the SPIRE Institute. SPIRE Institute offers a full-service, healthy foods option food court just off the pool deck called SPIRE Fuel. This expansive food court features a soup and salad bar, grill station, pizza and pasta area, breakfast selection, and culinary theater.
  • Signage will be hung by facility staff. Please give all signage to facility lifeguards.


Several airports service the greater Cleveland area and the SPIRE Institite. Cleveland-Hopkins international airport is located 59 miles southwest of the natatorium, and the Erie International Airport is located 49 miles east of SPIRE. An additional option is the Akron-Canton airport, located 81 miles from the facility. Please check with the hotel where you are staying to see if they offer complimentary airport shuttle service.

On-site parking is available at the SPIRE Institute. Beginning on Thursday, a daily parking pass may be purchased for $10, or guests can purchase an all-weekend pass on Wednesday or Thursday for $40.

RV Parking/Camping
RV parking is available in the SPIRE parking lot. However, overnight parking and accommodations are prohibited and there are no utility hook-ups on SPIRE property. RV camping is available at Willow Lake Campground, Kenisee Grand River Campground, and Indian Creek RV Resort.


Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH

Cleveland is a multicultural and diverse destination for visitors from around the world. Named on numerous travel and leisure lists including Fodor's top 50 travel destinations in the world in 2015, Cleveland is a mecca for art, food, culture, and music. To learn more about what the greater Cleveland area has to offer, view the travel and visitors bureau's online visitor's guide, Destination Cleveland.

Geneva, Ohio, is known as Ohio's Wine Country. Be sure to check out some of the 32 wineries the region has to offer. Several of the wineries are just a short drive from the SPIRE Institute.

Rock 'n roll music is alive and well in Cleveland! The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum sits on the shores of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland. Since opening in 1995, the Rock Hall has welcomed more than 8 million visitors from around the world. Current features include the 2015 Inductee Exhibit; Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits; and Paul Simon: Words & Music. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cleveland is also home to three major professional sports teams, and although the Cavaliers' playoff basketball run ended in early June, baseball season is in full swing. Cleveland's Major League Baseball franchise--the Indians--will be squaring off against the Minnesota Twins, August 7 through 9 at Progressive Field. On Friday and Saturday, the games begin at 7:10 p.m. and Sunday's game will begin at 1:10 p.m. For tickets and more info, visit the Indians online. 

Want to get your thrills on America's rock-and-roller coaster? Then visit Cedar Point, the roller coaster capital of the world in Sandusky, Ohio. Cedar Point offers 72 rides including 16 roller coasters. You can find more information and purchase tickets online.

Visit our sponsors for discounts and special giveaways available only at the meet!
Nationwide logo


Nationwide® is a proud partner of U.S. Masters Swimming. Members of USMS can save with exclusive auto insurance discounts. Stop by the Nationwide booth or visit us online to learn more!

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 FINIS is teaming up with All American Swim to offer your favorite race day and training products at a 20% discount throughout the meet. Learn about your favorite training products from members of the FINIS team, or gear up for your races with the Vapor Technical Racing Suit.  


Malibu Cthe # 1 Salon Hair and Skin SwimCare, is proud to support the USMS Summer Nationals. Try Malibu C's Swimmers Wellness Shampoo and Swimmers Wellness Conditioner as well as Malibu C Ultra Body Lotion located in the locker rooms. And look for samples in your goody bag.

Myrtha Pools Logo

Myrtha Pools is happy to host the Summer Nationals in one of its newest facilities. Come by the booth and learn more about the Myrtha technology. 


Colorado Time Systems is sorry we couldn't make it this time around!  We will still be raffling off two Pace Clock Pros to two registered USMS programs. And remember that USMS members get a 15% discount on all Colorado Time Systems products. 

Use this discount code for online shopping: usms_1415

TYR logo

 Through vision, pursuit, and American ingenuity, TYR Sport has become a brand synonymous with the athlete. Starting from, powered by, and made for athletes, we are dedicated to re-imagining technologies that enhance experience at every level. For TYR training, competition, and performance products, visit our retail booth.

SPEEDO, small, stacked

For more than 84 years, Speedo has helped athletes achieve their full potential in the water. To learn more about Speedo and to check out all of Speedo's newest suits, accessories ,and gear, visit the Speedo retail booth in the vendor exhibit area. 



 blueseventy will be on site selling all the essentials needed for a PR--tech suits, caps, and goggles. blueseventy staff will be available to answer all your questions-- from fit and technique to race-day strategy. Stop on by and meet the team!  



Come by the P2Life booth and chat with Laura, Rich, Tim, and David--Swimming World magazine's choice of top Masters swimmers in the world for 2013. We will also be offering samples of our NutriBoost Shake! 

All American Swim Supply
 All American Swim Supply will have a large variety of newly designed USMS t-shirts, embroidered polos, embroidered tube towels, TYR products, Aqua Sphere products, and swim equipment. Come by the booth and say hi!

Aqua Sphere, 2013 logo  

Aqua Sphere is committed to developing innovative products for active swimmers, enabling them to perform their best and feel comfortable in the water. We offer a complete range of premium swim products, including technical suits, body shaping swimwear, eyewear, and other quality training aids. Aqua Sphere will be represented by All American.  

Complimentary TRISWIM JUGS will be in the locker room showers. Also, look for TRISWIM chlorine out hair & skin care, FOGGIES anti-fog cleaning wipes for goggles, and DERMASPORT skincare samples in your goody bag. DERMASPORT is a facial line formulated specifically with the swimmer in mind. DERMASPORT reverses aging and promotes healthy skin. All products are considered "prestige" but are economically priced.

Agon Swim, new logo
Agon can help you create the swimsuit of your dreams. They are able to custom dye their swimsuits to include nearly any pattern, logo, or colors. Come by their booth and start creating the suit you have always wanted.