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The Downey Dolphins offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Dolphins  to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Please call us at (323) 823-3620 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

Blue Group

From the blue group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group are usually at least 5 years old and have completed the introduction to competitive swimming Group move-up skills list. This group is exposed to training for the first time while trying to prepare for the 100 Freestyle and 100 Individual Medley races. Competing at swim meets is highly encouraged at a rate of about once per month.
Gold Group Coach: Cesar Romero
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Gold Group

From the blue group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group are usually at least 10 years old and have completed the blue Group move-up skills list. This group is exposed to training for the first time while trying to prepare for the 200 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley races. Competing at swim meets is highly encouraged at a rate of about once per month.
Gold Group Coach: Dominik Delcarpio
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Pre Senior Group

Minimum age for entry into this group is 11 years old. Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Competition at swim meets is expected in this group. Training takes precedence over technique work for the first time in the athlete?s development. Athletes in this group train for the 200 Individual Medley and 500 Freestyle
Pre Senior Group Coach: Robert Escamilla
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Senior Group

Minimum age for entry into this group is 12 (girls) or 13 (boys). Athletes entering the Senior group must display a strong desire to perform at the highest level they are capable of. Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present. Athletes in the Senior group are directed towards making their California-Nevada Sectional Time Standards. Minimum training sets include:

30x100 @ 1:15
4x200IM @3:00

High Performance Group Coach: Federico
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Junior National Group

 

Minimum criteria for entry is (1) Junior National time standard and a desire to be competitive on a National level. This group focuses on qualifying for Olympic Trials every 4 years. Minimum training sets for entry include:

30 x 100 @ 1:10
4 x 200 IM @ 2:45

Junior National Group Coach: Federico
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