Dublin Community Swim Team - About Us

The Dublin Community Swim Team Sea Dragons is recreational and competitive swim team that operates under the banner of USA Swimming. The Sea Dragon program runs year round with two major seasons:

  • Fall/Winter Session - aka SHORT COURSE season.  The name is because it is primarily swam indoor in a 25 yard pool.  The season runs September - February (for most groups). 
  • Spring/Summer Session - aka LONG COURSE season.  The name is because it is swam in both indoor/outdoor 50 meter pools.  This season runs April - July (for most groups).

The Sea Dragons are available to both new swim team members (with swim experience) and experienced swim athletes who want to learn how to participate in the sport and who have set high goals.

Members of the team must live within the Dublin School District or be a Dublin City Resident. Proof of residency will be required.  Swimmers do not need a DCRC annual pass to participate. Placement is determined by ability and age. 

More information (fees, schedules and groups) is available at dublinseadragons.org 


New Swimmer Evaluations (includes Transfer Swimmers)

The Sea Dragons have minimum qualifications to participate in the program. If this is your first time joining the team, you are required to come to an evaluation at the DCRC. At the evaluations, the coach determines if each swimmer is ready for swim team or if they need more personal and fundamental attention through either swim lessons or the youth fitness swimming class. 

**Swimmers TRANSFERRING from another swim team must schedule and attend a swim evaluation.  This will give you an opportunity to meet with Coaching Staff and discuss your training goals.

Evaluations for 2022 are now closed.    

An appointment for an evaluation is REQUIRED.

When signing up for an appointment please include:

•        Prior swim experience
•        USA Swimming ID# if you are coming from another USA Swimming club
•        Age of the swimmer
•        Gender of the swimmer

This information will be used to help place the swimmer properly upon evaluation.

Completing an evaluation DOES NOT save your swimmer a seat in the Sea Dragons program.  It allows you to be eligible to register.  Registration is on a first come basis and fills quickly.


Team Registration & Team Fees

Registration begins Monday, August 8th at 7pm for returning swimmers and begins Thursday, August 11th at 7pm for new swimmers who have passed their evaluations.

  • Returning Swimmers:  Swimmers who were registered with Dublin Community Swim Team (DCST) for the 2021-2022 Short Course season and/or  are currently swimming the 2022 Long Course season.
  • Siblings of Returning Swimmers:  Siblings of swimmers that were registered with DCST for the 2021-2022 Short Course season and/or currently registered for 2022 Long Course season may also register for 2022 Short Course season during returning swimmers registration. Siblings of returning swimmers will be placed on waitlist status at the time of registration and will be moved to active/registered status prior to new swimmer registration date, should space permit.
  • New Swimmers: Swimmers not registered with DCST for the 2021-2022 Short Course season or  they are not currently registered for 2022 Long Course season will be able to register for the team during new swimmer registration. Waitlist status will be available for any full groups. 

You must register and pay your swim team training and booster fees through the Dublin Sea Dragons website, dublinseadragons.org.

** The DCST Team fee structure will be posted on the DCST Booster website prior to the start of registration for the 2022 Short Course season. 


Mandatory NEW Parent Meeting

There will be a mandatory parent meeting in early September. Details can be found at dublinseadragons.org.


Training Groups

The team is organized into several Practice groups based on age and ability. The coaching staff reserves the right to change group placement. Practice schedules, group descriptions, and more will be published on the team website dublinseadragons.org.