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Dolphins (6-8yrs)
TRAINING GROUPS
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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6 to 8
 
 
6 to 9
 
 
9 to 11
 
 
11-13
 
 
12-14
 
 
 
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Dolphins
 

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Description

  • Our Dolphins practice group is a developmental group for younger swimmers, 6 to 8, introducing them to year round competitive swimming. This group is a replacement for our Sunday morning Stroke Academy

  • Coaches will teach and demonstrate, from in the water, a variety of drills for all four strokes, helping swimmers become more confident with their posture, line, balance, and overall comfort level in the water

  • Our goal is to provide a positive learning atmosphere where swimmers can develop their skills for all strokes, gain an understanding and appreciation of club swimming, and begin fostering an enjoyment of the sport

 

Sessions

  • We offer 3 sessions throughout the year. We encourage swimmers to participate in all three but is not a requirement

    • Winter Session (mid-November to mid-February)

    • Spring Session (February 20 to May 19)

    • Summer Session (May 22 to August 2)

General Age

  • 6 to 8

 

Skill Requirements

  • Swimmers must be able to perform a 25 yard freestyle and 25 yard backstroke, with a basic understanding of butterfly and breaststroke

  • Swimmers must be able to pay attention in a group setting and cooperate with teammates

 
Assessments
  • Prior to joining the group, participants must complete an assessment. Please contact chris@denverswimacademy.com to schedule an appointment

  • We will accept new swimmers throughout the year, depending on the current size of the group and space availability

 

Practice

  • Practice is offered three times per week for one hour; Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday

  • We recommend that swimmers attend at least two practices per week

  • Our New Group will begin on Tuesday, February 20, using our Spring Schedule

    • T-TH            5:30 - 6:30pm  Practice

    • Sat.             11:30 - 12:30pm  Practice 

  • Please see our Practice Schedule for the other seasons

 

Practice Equipment

  • Swimmers are required to have fins

  • We recommend two pairs of goggles and a water bottle

 

Swim Meets

  • Swimmers will be able to attend a few swim meets designated by the group coaches

 

Cost

  • $250 per session (3 month period)

  • $66 USA Swimming annual membership

 

Registration

  • Upon approval, parents will register their swimmer through our Team Registration. Registration for our Summer Session will open on May 6.

  • Swimmers will not be charged the DSA Family Membership