DUBUQUE YMCA DOLPHINS SWIM TEAM
ROOKIE WEEK SWIM TEAM TRYOUTS
It’s time for swim season! Interested in joining our Dubuque YMCA Dolphins Swim team for ages 5-18? Free open tryouts will be held starting at the Dubuque YMCA!
Rookie Week is free and will be offered:
● Monday, October 2, 2023 (boys and girls, ages 5-10)
● Tuesday, October 3, 2023 (boys and girls, ages 11-18)
● Thursday, October 5, 2023 (boys and girls, all ages 5-18)
Upon arrival, your swimmer will be evaluated by coaches. Your swimmer will then be referred to either swim lessons or the swim team.
Items to bring: swimsuit, towel, and goggles.
Questions? Please contact Dave at email@example.com or 563-556-3371
To become a part of the Dolphins Swim Team the following must be completed:
- If you are new to the team, you must be evaluated by the coaches; rookie week is our evaluation week. If you miss rookie week, contact us to set up an evaluation.
- Your child must have a monthly membership that stays current throughout the entire season; this is a requirement from the National Y.
- You must pay the program fee before the start of practice. Payment must be made in full when you register. If concerned with making payment, please contact Dave Baker, firstname.lastname@example.org. The required information, from the Parent Handbook in pages 9-11, must be turned in by specified due dates.
*YMCA Annual Membership Fees:
Youth-8th Grade: $19/monthly
High School: $19/monthly
Membership fees can be paid monthly with a credit card on file.
*Dolphin Program Fees:
Swim Team: $249.00
High School Boys: $124.50
2023/2024 SWIM MEET SCHEDULE
- November 18: Swim Meet @ MACR (Pentathlon Meet)
- November 21: Intersquad meet at regular practice time
- December 2: Swim Meet @ Maquoketa
- December 9: Swim Meet @ HOME, Dubuque Community Y
- December 16: Swim Meet @ North Scott (Davenport)
- January 6: Swim Meet @ HOME, Dubuque Community Y
- January 13: Swim Meet @ Rockford, IL
- January 20: Swim Meet @ Muscatine (1000 Free)
- January 27: Swim Meet @ HOME at Dubuque Community Y (1000 Free)
- February 11: Sectional Meet @ HOME at Dubuque Community Y
- March 2: Boys State Meet @ Marshalltown
- March 3: Girls State Meet @ Marshalltown
- March 22: Regionals Meet @ Linn Mar, Cedar Rapids (1000 Free)
- March 23: Regionals Meet @ Linn Mar, Cedar Rapids (AM- 12 & under, PM- 11 & up)
- March 24: Regionals Meet @ Linn Mar, Cedar Rapids (AM- 12 & under, PM- 11 & up)
Participants will feel a sense of team belonging which will help them develop good leadership skills, self-esteem, and individual successes. In addition, Swim Team participation:
- Offers meaningful experiences for swimmers of all levels.
- Presents a competitive program that focuses on all of the strokes.
- Promotes a life-long activity that stresses goals.
- Develops and helps build the swimming technique of all participants in an atmosphere of fun.
- Serves as a stepping stone from ‘learn to swim’ programs into competitive swimming.
- Maintains swimmers’ interest and fosters quality technique and a lifelong participation in the sport
For more information about our Dubuque YMCA Dolphins Swim Team program please contact our Y at 563.556.3371.