Registration for MERGE fall season traing COMING SOON!!!  

New members please bring MERGE waiver form and payment; returning members just payment.

Merge training is a partner (see Disclaimer below) of DASH swimming which is aimed to improve swimming performance through on-land training.  This training program is a great oppurtunity available to all registered DASH swimmers and optional. Please register; space is limited.


About MERGE Performance Institute

Where the science and benefits of performance + fitness + sports medicine + education come together in a comprehensive training experience.

With our state-of-the-art wellness facility, everything you do inside our doors is designed by our professional team. Then your unique and specialized plan is implemented by our staff of certified trainers, coaches, and physical therapists to give you the results you require and deserve.

The 4 Pillars

Fitness. Group + individual training + personal consulting, in a high-energy atmosphere, to help you achieve your fitness goals.

Performance. Science-based coaching in strength + conditioning for youth + high school + college + professional athletes.

Sports Medicine. Hands-on analysis + assessment of your needs to keep you healthy and performing at your best + therapy solutions for healing. 

Education. Classes + camps + seminars on topics ranging from nutrition to footwear, running mechanics to youth football, & more.


This program is NOT part of the Dubuque Area Swimmin’ Hurricanes (DASH), but a supplemental training program offered by MERGE Performance Institute (MERGE). The professional trainers at MERGE are not subject to USA Swimming registration, certification or background checks, and, therefore not covered by USA Swimming insurance. DASH, Iowa Swimming, Inc. and USA Swimming have NO liability for any claims arising out of activities involving MERGE.

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2300 JFK Rd, Dubuque