EGRA Masters Swimming

Welcome to East Grand Rapids Masters Swimming! We are a local Grand Rapids Area Master’s team that practices weekly at East Grand Rapids High School Pool to develop, train, and improve stroke technique and abilities in all four competitive strokes.

We offer coached training to all competitive and recreational swimmers, tri-athletes, and swimming enthusiasts 18+ with additional optional opportunities to participate in US Masters Meets.

Upcoming Seasons:

Fall/Winter 2020-2021:

Coming Soon.


$310/25 week season + registration (annually) with US Masters Swimming. Fall Only, Winter Only, or pro-rated options available upon request.

Pool location:

East Grand Rapids High School - 2211 Lakeside Drive SE, East Grand Rapids MI 49506​




Coaching Staff

COACH Josh Dolecki

Josh is the Head Senior Coach for the EGRA Waves, and founder of the EGRA Masters Program.

Josh has been swimming competitively since the age of eight in both club and middle/high school. He was a four year varsity swimmer at Brandon High School and captain both his Junior and Senior year. He comes from past coaching experience as the head coach of the Deer Lake Dolphins Rec Swim Team out of Clarkston, Michigan and this fall will be mark his 10th year coaching with the Waves.

He has coached all levels within the program; teaching the foundations of stroke with the Developmental Groups at Wealthy, introducing the competitive elements of swimming and training cycles with Silver and Gold groups as the Head Age-Group Coach, and uses his 12 years of coaching experience to help the Senior level athletes set their goals and reach for the highest level of success. He is also the founder of the EGRA Masters Team, and coached and grew that adult swim program for five years.

He graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science focusing on Health and Fitness. Josh is a recognized Masters Coach in US Masters Swimming (USMS) and an American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) certified coach. He has also been involved with Michigan Swimming as a Zone Coach in 2018 & 2019, and recently, the training of triathletes and open water/enduro-swimmers.


Informational Links

US Masters (You Tube)

Swimming World Magazine

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