Our club is a USA Swimming year round competitive
swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique
instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of our team is to
provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and
achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to
All of our coaches, as members of the American Swim
Coaches Association, have access to the most comprehensive training
and certification program for youth coaches of any sport in the
United States. They provide assurances that the time children spend
swimming will be quality time.
Our focus is to grow and train young swimmers
in order to maintain a well-rounded competitive swim
The 92nd Street Y Flying Dolphins Swim
Team, a program of the 92nd Street YM-YWMA, was founded in the
fall of 1973 making this our 39th season! We
are recognized throughout the city as an excellent year-round swim
training program. The team offers a progressive program for young
people ranging in age from 6-18 years. This team provides a forum
for developing young people’s awareness of the importance of
fitness and enjoyment of the sport of swimming. Our coaching staff
supports camaraderie among teammates, while also engaging each
swimmer through individual attention.
Philosophy and Mission Statement
Our mission is to develop abilities in our
young people that will inspire and empower them to achieve
excellence in life through a positive competitive swimming
experience. We believe that our sport teaches fundamental life
skills that are invaluable beyond the pool. By molding, teaching,
and instructing our athletes, we aim to develop in them the
self-discipline, personal responsibility, physical fitness, and
personal excellence necessary for success in competitive swimming
Teamwork / Development / Commitment /
Community / Leadership / Integrity /
To nurture young swimmers at every age group,
develop their individual potential and help them be
the best they can be.
To allow young swimmers to develop as far as
their dreams will take them.
To teach young swimmers the process of
achieving. To encourage them to dream big, help them set realistic
goals, promote a strong work ethic, provide support when they
struggle, and inspire them to persevere until they
To provide a level of coaching that will lead to the
development of world class swimmers, should they aspire; while at
the same time allowing beginning swimmers to develop character,
self-confidence, and love for the sport of swimming in an
atmosphere of caring and consideration.
To encourage parents to actively support both their
child and the program as a whole, realizing that their personal
investment is the key ingredient for a young person’s success
in any endeavor.
Keep swimming fun!
Provide swimmers with workouts that will
benefit cardiovascular fitness and overall health.