GMCF Masters Swim

What is Masters Swim?

Green Mountain Community Fitness is proud to offer GMCF Masters Swim, a program open to adult swimmers looking to build fitness and technique in a group setting with one of Vermont’s most accomplished athletes.

GMCF Masters Swim is designed and led by USA Triathlon Hall of Fame inductee Donna Smyers, a highly decorated triathlete and experienced physical therapist. She specializes in problem solving for casual and competitive athletes and anyone trying to stay active.
Donna applies knowledge gained from training and competing to enhance her physical therapy practice, coaching and triathlon camps.

If you’re an adult lap swimmer who would like to improve your endurance, skills, strength and knowledge, GMCF Masters Swim is the program for you!

Meet Donna

Some Accomplishments & Accolades

USA Triathlon’s 2021 Grand Master Athlete of the Year
2022 Ironman & Ironman 70.3 World Champion, 65-69 Age Group
Six-time age-group winner at Ironman World Championships
Three-time age-group winner at ITU World Championships
11 ITU World Championship & Grand Final podiums
National Hall of Fame inductee


BA and MS in Engineering from Dartmouth College 1979 and 1987, MS in Scientific Basis of Human Performance from University of Oklahoma 1991 and BS in Physical Therapy from University of Connecticut 1995.

2023 Session Information

The program runs in 8-week sessions and meets Thursday mornings from 7:00-8:00 AM at Green Mountain Community Fitness. Registration is required; capacity is 18 (subject to change).

Upcoming Sessions:

03/02 – 04/20/2023 (Registration opens 2/23/2023)
04/27 – 06/01/2023 (Registration opens 4/21/2023)
11/01 – 12/28/2023 (Registration opens 10/06/2023)

Cost is $150 for non-members/$50 for members

Registration Instructions

Step 1: Log in to your profile in our software system.

  • If you already have a profile (you’re a member or you’ve participated in our programs in the past), please log in at and make sure that your payment method on file is up to date and all information is accurate.
  • If you don’t have a profile, download our smartphone app (iPhone app | Android app) and click “Register Now” on the login screen. Alternatively, go to THIS LINK and click “First time here? Access My Account” and follow the instructions.
  • If you have trouble accessing your account, you can call the GMCF front desk at 802-223-6161 and they can assist you.

Step 2: At the time and date of registration release, click on the “Programs” icon in the app (“Series Registration” in the left side menu of the member portal) and then select Masters.