Welcome to Santa Barbara Masters Swimming

USMS Try Masters is your chance to try two (2) FREE workouts during the month of July. Go to USMS and complete the Trial Membership Form. 

One Mile Open Water Race Training and Preparation Clinic from July 26 - August 28
Clinic starts on Tuesday July 26 | One Mile Swim is on August 28

Have a goal of doing an open water swim and/or just want to get faster in the ocean?  We are training for a 1 Mile Swim on August 28th with a pool workout on Tuesdays at Los Banos Pool from 6-7:15pm and an open water swim workout on Sundays at East Beach from 9-10:00am.  You must attend a pool workout before you can attend an open water swim.  Open water events will have certified Lifeguard/Coaches and Paddle Board for Safety.  Pool workouts will focus on stroke technique and endurance and Open Water Swims will focus on open water-specific swimming skills/tricks of trade and endurance. Current SBMS Members $100/Non Members $150.  Registration includes t-shirt and swim cap. ALL participants must be current U.S. Masters Swimming members. If you are not a current U.S. Masters Swimming member you will need to register for USMS. Registration is open!
Clinic Signup

Team Social is on the last Wednesday of the month at SB Biergarten 11 Anacapa Street

Drills Clinic TBA check the calendar for the next clinic.
Drill clinics are for swimmers of all abilities. The goal of the clinic is to help swimmers improve stroke technique and teach drills that will enable the continued refinement of the strokes. You must be a current SBMS and USMS member in order to participate in the Drills Clinic. 

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Interested in joining SBMS? Go to the Membership tab and click on JOIN.

Santa Barbara Masters Swimming (SBMS) offers year-round coached swimming workouts for adults. We are a registered U.S. Masters Swimming Club and welcome all levels of swimmers aged 18+ and older to join the team and swim with us. Our program will help you reach your goals, whether you are new to swimming, an avid fitness or competitive swimmer, or a triathlete. SBMS offers an inspiring team atmosphere with organized workouts, competitions, clinics, and social functions. Highly qualified coaches on deck provide instruction to help swimmers of all skill levels and ages improve their technique and train for personal goals.

This inspiring video captures the essence of what Masters Swimming is all about. 

Pool Facility
Los Baños del Mar Pool, 401 Shoreline Drive, Santa Barbara located in the Santa Barbara harbor. Map

Swim Schedule
M - F 6:00 - 7:15AM (Summer Schedule: June - August 5:45AM - 7:00AM check calendar for dates)
M - F 6:00 - 7:15PM
SAT 10:30 - 11:45AM

Fee Structure

$25 Membership

One time membership activation fee


1 Swim


10 Swim Pass




3 Month


6 Month


12 Month

Santa Barbara Masters Swimming is an aquatic fitness program that promotes healthy lifestyles through the sport of swimming.  We are located at Los Baños del Mar Pool in Santa Barbara, CA.

Our coached sessions are designed to improve your swimming skills, make you more efficient in the water, and increase your overall fitness level. Get fit, become a better swimmer, stay motivated, and meet new friends!

See how much fun you will have group training, and discover how quickly you will improve with professional coaching! We are the team for everyone — from beginners seeking to improve their fitness to racers intent on setting a world age-group record. Meet us at the pool and join the fun.

Swim with us!