Become a Member

The Team caters to swimmers who, for example:

We are open for everybody.

The Barbarians Masters Swim Team main objective is to provide swimmers with the framework to be able to compete at Masters Swimming Meets in Queensland, Australia and the World.

The Barbarians Masters Swim Team was established in 2008 as a virtual team by Master Swimming Queensland and incorporated on the 26th of October 2022. However, even as Inc. the Barbarians continue in the spirit of a “Virtual” Team. The engagement level is up to you.

  • - Want to train alone, but compete in Masters Swimming events, or

  • - Cannot or won't commit to a traditional swimming club, or

  • - Are located in regional areas and need to visit multiple facilities to train, or

  • - Want to test the waters before committing to a traditional Club

STEPS to becoming a

Masters Swimming is aligning with Swimming Australia, using the same Swim Central platform for memberships and entering swim meets.

To become a member, you must register and set up your profile in Swim Central. Use the “Join the Team” to get straight to the page to be able to register.

After your profile is created, select Store and in the store Memberships. Next, type Barbarians in the “Find a Club” field and select yourself in the “Who are you purchasing for?” field. After you finalised the purchase, you are a member of the mighty Barbarians.

Our Team Captain will send you a welcome email with further information on the team. It would be fantastic if you could fly our team colours. Check out our Barbarians Team Gear.

In case you have been a member of another MSA club before, you can purchase a Barbarians Membership. After your purchase you select Barbarians as Primary club.

Why join us? Because
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No more details required!

The team's primary purpose is to allow swimmers to compete at National and International Masters Events and Meets. Administration of the Team runs via a small management committee. The Inc. is based in Queensland. However, everybody living in Australia can join the Barbarians.

Of course, you can join any Masters Club, but why not become a Barbarian?
Even as "Virtual" Team, we have a great Team Spirit.