The Chattanooga River Rats

The Chattanooga River Rats are a U.S. Masters swim group that provide organized swimming workouts for those in the Chattanooga area.  Mission: To promote U.S. Masters Swimming in the Chattanooga area.Unless otherwise posted, practice times are as follows

When:        The McCallie Pool, M-F 6:00 - 7:00 am and Saturday: 7:00am-8:30amCoaches:    Head Coach: Stan Corcoran, US Masters Swimming Coach, McCallie Pool Aquatics Director,, 423-624-8300, 423-493-5536 (Direct Line)
Cost:           $30 members per month Plus $43 USMS yearly membership fee
Locations:    The McCallie Pool                               
                     500 Dodds Ave                              
                     Chattanooga, TN 37404                      

Y-Masters Swimming

  • Come and swim coached workouts with other adult swimmers. This Adult Masters Swim Team will be coached by one of our aquatics staff who is qualified and experienced in swimming. Each workout will be new and challenging. Each class we will work on various skills including: Stroke Technique, Endurance, Speed, and Strength. You must be 18 or older to participate.  This is a US Masters Swimming program so there is a nominal $43 yearly membership fee.

Location 1 - Hamilton Family YMCA Masters Swimming program
When: Practices are on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:45-7:00 amCost: $20 members per month (Hamilton YMCA only)
         $40 non-members per month (Hamilton YMCA only)
Location: Hamilton Family YMCA
              7430 Shallowford Rd
              Chattanooga, TN 37421

Location 2 - Downtown YMCA
 When:        Downtown YMCA on Monday, Wednesday and Friday
                   from 6:00—7:00 am or 12:00—1:00 pm
                   North River YMCA on Tuesday and Thursday
                   from 6:00—7:00 am
Coaches:    Head Coach: Hallie McFadden (US Masters Swimming Coach) 
Cost:           $30 members per month Plus $43 USMS yearly membership fee
                   $50 non-members per month Plus $43 USMS yearly membership fee
Locations:    Downtown YMCA                                North River YMCA
                  301 West 6th St                                 4138 Hixson Pike
                  Chattanooga, TN 37402                       Chattanooga, TN 37415
                   423.266.3766                                    423.877.3517

Baylor Tri-Masters Swimming

  • Baylor TRI-Masters Swimming is dedicated to helping adults 18 years of age and older to incorporate healthier lifestyles through the sport of swimming.  Any level of swimming is welcome!
  • We offer state-of-the art training in an Olympic-sized pool and ongoing support for all your goals whether you are a beginner swimmer, lap swimmer, fitness swimmer, tri athlete, open water swimmer, or competitive swimmer.  Fortunately, the Baylor School campus sits on the Tennessee River, making for an excellent training ground for open water swimming.
  • Baylor Tri-Masters Swimming offers Diverse, fun, and, dynamic workouts that accommodate personal goals and specific ability levels.  Workouts may be modified for the sprint, olympic, half, and full distance tri athlete to the fitness, lap, open water, or competitive swimmer. 
  • Morning Practice Schedule (Sept.-Aug.)- AM practices begin on Tuesday, April 5th
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (5:45-7:00 AM)
  • Afternoon Practice Schedule (Sept.-May)
    Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (6:30-7:30 PM)

  • All practices are held at the Baylor School Natatorium

Ooltewah Swim Center Masters


  • Description: Swimmers looking to compete at US Swimming Masters meets or just to keep in shape. Triathletes this is the group for you.
  • Practice Time/Days:  
    • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:00 am-7:00 am Morning Wake Up (Window of two hours, Main practice time 5-6:30am) 
    • M-Fri:  12:30pm to 2:30pm - Lap Swim   
    • Sat: 8:30am to 10:30am (The Swim Team Practices at this time and we will give a lane as one becomes available)
    • Price: $20.00/month