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Our Competitive Swim Team attends 10-12 swim meets throughout the regular season, October- April. Meets are typically on Saturdays and run an average of 4-6 hours. We will have a State Qualifying Meet in February, State Championship Meet in March, the YMCA Regional Meet and Midwest Regional Meet in April. We also have a summer season, May - July. Meets are typically on Tuesdays and run an average of 2-3 hours, with a Conference Meet ending the season

Requirements determined by the coaches or Aquatics Director

You will swim the age you are ON or BEFORE December 1 of current season:

  • Age: 8 and Under
    25 yards each of a LEGAL Freestyle and Backstroke; 25 yards of the Breaststroke Kick and a knowledge of the full stroke and Knowledge and understanding of the Butterfly Stroke.
  • 9-10 Year Olds
    50 yards each of a LEGAL Freestyle and Backstroke, 25 yards of the Breaststroke and Butterfly.
  • 11-18 Year Olds
    100 yards each of a LEGAL Freestyle and Backstroke, 50 yards of the Breaststroke and Butterfly.

One Team! Two Groups: This season the Dolphins Competitive Team will be divided into two groups for practices only, as follows:

Blue Group

  • This team is typically your 10 and Under Swimmers.
  • They will swim an average of 1500-2500 yards a practice.
  • Swimmers are required to be at 2 practices a week.
    (3 is encouraged)

Red Group

  • This team is typically your 11 and Over Swimmers.
  • They will swim an average of 2500-3500 yards a practice.
  • Swimmers are required to be at 3 practices a week, 4 is encouraged.

For More Information Contact Paul Schmidt, Aquatics Program Executive
By email or at 515-224-9901 x237


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