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The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

Memos for the Week of January 29 The coaching staff wishes our Dolphins the best of luck at this week's Missoula swim meet! This is the last meet that swimmers can qualify for state championships which will be held in February. There will be no practice at 4:30-5:30 this Friday due to Coach Alana traveling to Missoula for the swim meet. However, swimmers can attend practice from 5:30-7 with Coach Casey. Team Photos - ALL TEAM February 10 @ 5:30 PM at Capital City Health Club Order photo online (optional):...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

Memos for the week of January 22-29 Monday, January 23 is the LAST DAY to register for the last formal swim meet of the short course season. After this meet swimmers will either head to State Championships in February or head to BC Championships which will be in Missoula. Coach Beth has been working with Courtyard Marriott to get a block of rooms. The sales gal was out all last week and is suppose to call her back on Monday. As soon as I receive the info I will share...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas holiday. Please see the revised schedule below for this week. The schedule is based on my work schedule, staff scheduling, potential family activities on my end due to a passing in Will's (my boyfriend) family, and the ability to condense with no swim lessons this week. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 26 27 28 29 30 Regular practice schedule 4-5:30 pm Gold I & II w/ Coach Ray 5:30-7:00 pm Silver, Gold I & Gold II combined w/ Coach Alana &...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

OUR GOAL, AS A TEAM, IS TO RENEW OUR STATUS AS A “SAFE SPORT RECOGNIZED” CLUB BY USA SWIMMING. In order to do this, certain requirements must be met. Some of which include learning exercises for our swim parents and athletes. WE NEED ALL OF OUR SWIM PARENTS AND ATHLETES TO TAKE A QUICK COURSE ONLINE WITH USA SWIMMING. USA Swimming will track the number of people that take the quick online training program from our team and we will be awarded points based on our completion rate. The more...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

There is a three step process to register your athlete: 1.) create your log-in 2.) create your parent account 3.) complete the registration process for your athlete. A note about Steps 1 and 2: YOU ARE CREATING THE LOG-IN AND ACCOUNT FOR YOURSELF WITH YOUR INFORMATION. DO NOT USE YOUR ATHLETE’S INFORMATION IN THE FIRST TWO STEPS. Please follow the instructions below to complete the registration: Step 1.) Create your log-in Navigate to https://hub.usaswimming.org/landing Click “Create a Login” Enter your email to receive a verification code Input the verification code...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

Head Coach Comments: "Paxton, like many young swimmers, was fixated on the "Can't Do It" attitude, underestimating his swimming ability, and eroding his confidence. Over the last month, Paxton has made huge strides in shifting his mindset which has led him to completing a full lap without stopping on the wall or grabbing the lane lines! Now, his coaches can't stop him once he hits the lane, going back and forth confidently like he's done it forever! His hard work and persistence have paid off and he is rapidly growing...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

2020-2021 Accomplishments: · On July 10th, 2020, the Helena Dolphins Swim Team became a coached owned team. Did you know we are the ONLY coached owned team in the state of Montana? · From July 10th, 2020-July 10th, 2021, the team has grown by more than 10x! · In January the Helena Dolphins Swim Team was recognized as a USA Swimming Safe Sport team. The USA Swimming Safe Sport Club Recognition program allows a USA Swimming member club to demonstrate its commitment to creating a healthy and positive environment free...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

The Helena Dolphins welcome Casey Sasek to the coaching staff! We are super excited to have her on board to work with Coach Emily, Coach Alana and swimmers. Casey grew up swimming on the Helena Lions swim team and was in the top 5 of her age group throughout her swimming career. She has been teaching private lessons for the past 6 years and is excited to join the Dolphin family and share her passion for coaching. She and her Husband own High Plains Sheepskin in East Helena (go check...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

Congratulations to Lila Miller for being named Swimmer of the Month for June 2021! Head Coach Comments: “Lila joined the club this past Spring and has made tremendous strides in a short amount of time. Her patience, positive work ethic, and willingness to try new things has allowed her to find early success in the pool. She is regular at practice, has attended every swim meet, asks questions often to better her swimming, and connects with those she swims with. Lila is also one of the biggest supporters of her...

The Helena Dolphins Swim Team

Congratulations to March's Swimmer of the Month! Ayumi has come a long way since joining the Helena Dolphins Swim Team. She is dedicated, is a team player, and has a GREAT attitude! Get to know Ayumi more below! Group: Gators (intermediate) What do you like about swimming? I enjoy being with my friends, coaches, and that I can socially interact with other people, What is your favorite stroke? Favorite race? My favorite stroke is breaststroke, and my favorite race is either the 50 breast or 100 breast. What are your...