The Loomis Basin Dolphins (LBD) are a non-profit recreational swim
club serving youth swimmers from the Loomis Basin and surrounding
areas. With over 250 swimmers ages 4 to 18, the Dolphins have
competed in the Suburban Swim League since 1988.
The team utilizes the Del Oro High School pool for practice and
home swim meets. Practice begins each spring in late
April/early May. Swimmers participate in eight swim meets against
other local teams on Saturdays throughout the summer. The season
concludes with a championship meet held at Sierra College the last
weekend of July.
LBD employs head coach(es), and several associate
coaches, all former swimmers, with previous coaching experience.
The mission of Loomis Basin Dolphins Team is to have a
positive impact on the lives of our swimmers as both an athlete and
as an individual. This is done by:
- Creating a fun, supportive family environment for the team.
- Providing a goal-oriented structure that focuses on hard work,
dedication, and continuous improvement in swimming.
- Emphasizing teamwork, commitment, and responsibility through
In addition to swimming, LBD has family and age-group activities
such as Family Fun Night, Spirit Night, and an annual team camping
trip. On Family Fun night families compete against each other in
thrilling events and races. At the end of the season there is a
team banquet and awards ceremony to reward the swimmers’ hard
Swimming is truly a family sport - parents not only spectate,
but also participate as timers, judges, or ready bench minders.
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