NEXT MEET

10days until
BOB #3 & Dev Meet # 6

DOLPHIN SWIM TEAM, ongoing events.


Check out our facebook page too  www.facebook.com/DolphinsBermuda

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NEXT EVENT - 2 X SWIM MEETS

May 3rd 2014 - DEVELOPMENTAL MEET # 6 AND 

May 3rd 2014 - Best Of The Best Shipping Series - MEET # 3 of 3


LOCATION:    

SALTUS BASA Pool


<---Please go to Meet Entries to Register. 



CLICK HERE to view Ben Lau’s Photos of the Schroders Swim meet last weekend.



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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2013 Notification


The Dolphins Swim Team(DST) AGM will be held on DEC 5th 2013 at 5.30 pm at the BNSC Pool Meeting room and we would like to invite you to come, meet the executive team and the other members. 


DST are dedicated to helping your 'dolphin(s)' achieve their goal(s) in swimming and the personal development that comes with this. 

As a CLUB we need to have parents involved in every way possible so please come along, meet the other parents and hear more about the club and the exciting year ahead.


We look forward to see you if you can make it.



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POSTPONED until Jan 2014…..stay tuned

Dolphin Swim Team of Bermuda and the National Sports Centre are pleased to invite you to Bermuda's first Pool Open Water Meet, to be held on Friday, December 6th.

Pool Open Water allows you to experience all the freedom and excitement of that Open Water experience, without having to leave the warmth and comfort of your home pool.

The Meet will feature various distances: from a novice 2 laps (300 metres) to a not for the faint of heart 8 lap (1200 metre) finale.

Warm up will commence at 5:30, first Heat at 6:00.

More details and online registration will be available shortly. Meanwhile, save the date.

Hope to see you there.



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We had a great turn out today for a round the sound practice. Even the weather behaved to make it an enjoyable event. Will have some pics for you later. 


The Meets Have started CLICK Here for more information


ROUND THE SOUND; Sunday Oct 13th, Click link above to get your application form or go to Raceday world.



FACEBOOK; We are now live on Facebook so head over there for some fun and to keep in touch with your DST family and friends; www.facebook.com/DolphinsBermuda




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MEMBERSHIP 2013-14


Membership for the 2013-14 runs from September 1st 2013 to August 31st 2014. Online Registration is now open -  CLICK HERE.




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Movie Stars at DST......


Awesome job to all who showed up on Saturday  today (July 20th 2013) the Round the Sound video shoot!

Thanks to everyone for a lot of hard work and patience, as we braved heat, sunburn, endless "takes", and dehydration to get it right.

Especially to our ...

37 Swimmers, who now have their "starts" perfected
5 Kayakers, who covered more distance than the swimmers today
2 Boat crews, who picked up, dropped off, and moved gear, drinks, and kids!
Director and Assistant Cameraman, who knew all the angles
Still Photographer, who captured it all for the record CLICK HERE for PHOTOS
Helicopter pilots (ex Dolphin swimmers, too), sorry about the crash
SAR team, for their brave rescue afterwards
Lifeguard, who fixed the mysterious jellyfish stings
Over 20 Parents and Friends, who volunteered to do everything needed and more
Finish Line team, who made it look like the real thing, and
our Barge pilot and Crew, for being so patient

And thanks to Palmetto Gardens and the Aquarium Staff, who were so supportive.

Well done everyone!

Patty and Brian


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Thanks PETER  - What an inspiration


Peter Jeffrey Marshall (born March 9, 1982) is the current world record holder in the 50-meter backstroke (short course) and former world record holder in the 100-meter backstroke (short course)

He has won a total of fourteen medals in major international competition, ten golds, two silvers, and two bronze spanning the World Championships, the Pan American Games, and the Pan Pacific Championships.


We had the pleasure of his fantastic demonstration at our new pool on Sunday last; CLICK HERE for Photos


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Awards Dinner Saturday June 22nd 2013


What a lovely evening that was....We took time out to pay tribute to our most important people ....Our Dolphins.

Awards were given to our swimmers for their many great achievements in the past year. 


High Points

8&under girls Emma Kittleson, 8&under boys Rhys Insley
9/10 Girls Skylar Trott, 9/10 Boys Neil Budge; 11/12 Girls Megan; 11/12 Boys Evan; Over 15 boys Cathal; 13/14 Girls Tate, 13/14 boys Josh

Most Improved junior girl - Lorena
Most improved junior boy - Adam
Most improved senior girl - Rebecca
Most improved senior boy - Josh

Swimmer of the year girl - Megan
Swimmer of the year boy - Evan

Sportsmanship award - Tate

We also wished Amy, Rick their family all the very best for the future as they plan to return to the US. 


Below is the President's address, read in his absence ......

Good Evening Dolphin Swim Team –

Unfortunately I am off the island and could not be there at the prize giving this evening.  As you see, I will go to great lengths to avoid giving speeches.  Actually, I knew how much Lorrie was yearning to MC this event so I made up a fake trip.  I am actually in Flanagan’s watching the Bruins – Blackhawks game.  I will keep my comments brief this evening, as I know Barry would want it that way. 

Let me start off by saying thank you to you all for everything you do for the club.  Everyone in this room in one way or another has contributed to the success of the club in the past year.  Whether you coach, manage, volunteer, drive, donate, or cheer, I want to thank you.  We simply cannot operate as a club without the help of everyone.  All you have to do is look around at practices, meets or social events and you see Dolphins helping out and doing it without needing to be asked.  Lisa Reid had a mantra when she was President of Dolphins - “For the good of the club”.  I have seen so many acts done “for the good of the club” in the past year I cannot begin to mention them all or single out the individuals involved for fear of leaving anything or anyone out.  I consider the DST to be like one big family – we have our moments of dysfunction but in the end we all come together for the good of club and for the good of the family.  Thanks for everything you do for the Dolphin family.

In addition, when I look at our swimmers at practices, meets or social events I can’t get over what a great group of swimmers we have at DST.  I always see a group of swimmers with smiles on their faces that all care for and support each other.  Our swimmers clearly understand what it means to be a team and I think we can all learn from their example.  I hope that seeing our swimmers grow in stature, confidence and character makes all of the hard work that everyone puts into this club well worthwhile.  It certainly does for me. 

I also want to say how excited I am for our move to the National Sports Center in September.  If you have not seen the facility yet, I can assure you that you will be thoroughly impressed.  The National Sports Center will be a great place for us to call home and will allow us more training time and more flexibility for our different programs.  Thank you all who helped make this move happen.  I think it will serve us well in the years to come. 

Finally, to paraphrase John F. Kennedy – “Ask not what Dolphins can do for you, but what you can do for Dolphins”.  I promise you all that the more you put in to this club, the more joy you will get out of it when you watch our swimmers grow and succeed.   Thank you all again and have a great night. 

Matt

CLICK HERE to see Photos of the evening; 

Thanks to all who were involved in organizing this Wonderful evening :)



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NEXT MEET - DEVELOPMENTAL MEET # 6 - 


You B timers get a rest. This meet is only for those of us who do NOT have a B time


1. LOCATION:    SALTUS BASA Pool

2. DATES: SATURDAY 22nd 2013 - 11AM Warm-up for 11.30am start

3. RACES: PER DROPDOWN LIST OF EVENTS BELOW

4. NUMBER OF EVENTS: Swimmers may compete in a total of TWO (2)events

5      Age is taken as of the day of the meet.


CLICK HERE to Enter


MEET PACKAGE (click)





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MAY 18th 2013 - Summer Age groups - Click here for Pics



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 May 8th....

 

The Waterloo trip was a tremendous success on many levels. 

The Bernews link below captured some of the highlights of the DST efforts in the pool.

A BIG thank you to those who organized, chaperoned and coached.

 

http://bernews.com/2013/05/bermuda-swimmers-competing-in-canada/

 

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May 5th 2013

All seems to be going well in Waterloo with some good results being achieved by many of our Dolphins. 

CLICK HERE for the latest results

Gretchen sent some additional photos too so have a look below.....or click here...WATERLOO 2013

On another note, don't forget to register today for the SUMMER AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS. 
No Entries will be accepted after TUESDAY MAY 7th 2013 at 9pm sharp...CLICK HERE to register for this event

Waterloo 2013




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SUMMER AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS 

SUMMER AGE GROUPS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013; THURSDAY MAY 16th to SUNDAY MAY 19th
 NOTE - This is only open to B Standard swimmers
 
 
ENTRIES MUST BE IN BY TUESDAY  MAY 7th 2013 at 9pm sharp
You should read the Meet Package too for full details and rules of this Meet;
 

 
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May 2nd 2013....
 
And they're off.......Dolphins Swim team just left for Waterloo.....see some pics below(UPDATED AND MOVED to latest feedback)
 
Alot of excitment at the Airport as they tweeked the final arrangments and set off on great trip.
 
The itinerary is packed with fun but also with some serious competition. I will post the itinerary later so you can follow along from Bermuda.  
 
BEST OF LUCK TO ALL THE COMPETITORS and a BIG Thanks to AILEEN SMITH and her team for all the work that has gone into getting this trip organised.
 
 
 
 
Great meet on Saturday with all swimmers doing well in the spiffy new pool.
REMEMBER TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS.....
 

Mark the Date:  SATURDAY, 23.Mar.2013 at 5:45 PM

 

Speaker: Myra Dill (Head Nutrition Coach at Point Finger Road Medical Center/ Physical Trainer and Athlete)

Workshop Topic: Nutrition Basics and Strategies for Swimmers

Location: 10 Hidden Lane (off Fairylands Road), Pembroke - 3 minutes from BASA

 

Invitees: ALL DST swimmers and parents

 

FREE Dinner at 6:30, Movie/ Games, Snacks and Prizes.  Coffee for parents.

Please RSVP with me at dr.ben.lau@gmail.com by Thursday 21.Mar.2013 so we know how much food is needed

 

If NOT attending practice, come anyways at 5:45 PM.

Workshop Duration: 30 Minutes (done by 6:30 PM)

Social and Dinner: done by 8 PM.

 

 

 
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POSTPONED due to bad weather......NOW on March 16th 2013 at BASA we hope.

MARCH 9th 2013; DEVELOPMENTAL MEET # 4 AND BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES # 1 of 3;

Well done to all the dolphins who braved the artic conditions (really?) for the first of the Best of the Best 2013 last weekend. With the delays to the finishing of the BASA pool, it has been difficult for many to focus properly on training. However, the good news is that the pool is nearly ready and may even be available for the second of the Best Of the Best meet on March 9th(fingers crossed). If not, it will be in Warwick again. Watch out for updates on this.

The Third Meet of the Year is being held on March 9th 2013 and consists of a DEVELOPMENTAL MEET # 4 for the less experienced AND BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES # 2 of 3 for the rest.

Please make sure to review the docs from BASA previously sent but IGNORE the entry form as this must be completed online.

CLICK HERE to register your entry (or even to let us know you will not be competing)

ENTRIES MUST BE IN NO LATER THAN 9PM on THURSDAY FEB 28th....YES.... THIS WEEK

MEET SUMMARY
March 9th 2013; DEVELOPMENTAL MEET # 4 AND BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES # 2 of 3;
LOCATION; BASA Pool at Saltus (we hope)

TIMES
BEST OF THE BEST - WARM UP 7.00am - 8.30am; 8.30am start
DEVELOPMENTAL - WARM UP 12.00am - 12.30pm; 12.30pm start

Please refer to your coach if you have questions about the meet.

We hope to see a FULL turnout for this meet. Don't worry if you are feeling less than ready. At the very least it is good fun and good training.



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FEB 23rd 2013; DEVELOPMENTAL MEET # 3 AND BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES # 1 of 3; 


2013 has brought its challenges with the continuing renovations of our regular BASA pool but congrats to all those who have been making it to the 360 pool and continuing to train. This will pay off in the end. 

The first meet of the year is on FEB 23rd 2013 and consists of a DEVELOPMENTAL MEET # 3  for the less experienced AND BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES # 1 of 3 for the rest. 

Please make sure to review the docs from BASA but IGNORE the entry form as this must be completed online. 


ENTRIES MUST BE IN NO LATER THAN 9PM on THURSDAY FEB 14th ( Happy Valentine's day :) )

MEET SUMMARY
FEB 23rd 2013; DEVELOPMENTAL MEET # 3 AND BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES # 1 of 3; 
LOCATION WARWICK ACADEMY POOL;
TIMES
BEST OF THE BEST - WARM UP 7.00am - 8.30am; 8.30am start
DEVELOPMENTAL - WARM UP 12.00am - 12.30pm; 12.30pm start

Please refer to your coach if you have questions about the meet.  

Go Dolphins !!


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Feb 2013 - Coach Barry's House


Talent was abundant at the 2013 Dolphins Swim team annual talent competition where the Dolphins showed that they not only have talent in the swimming pool but with all manner of instruments and vocals. 


CLICK HERE for some Pics... (and if anyone has more send them to webmaster@dolphins.bm please)


We also said fairwell to Tyler who is moving to the US with his family next week. Tyler gave a very nice thank you to all his friends and coaches for his great time with the club and he promised to stay in touch. Good luck Tyler.


We also said a Happy Birthday to Tate who would not tell her age :)

A great party was had by all........ even the dogs got fed birthday cake :) !!


.... the best bit was .....no parents were allowed!


Barry is thinking of setting up a DST band so we can have cheerleaders for the swim meets!!


Thanks to Sue Trott and all the parents who were involved in organizing this and particularly  Coach Barry and Liz Hanson for giving up their home for the event. 


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Jan 2013


Belated Happy Christmas and a very Happy New Year to all dolphins and families. 


With all of those extra pounds gained over the holidays, its time to get back to work. That includes the swimmers ! :)


Not letting the renovations at our regular pool (BASA) get in the the way, our dolphins are back training at Sandy's 360. 

Click HERE for some photos of our dolphins at Sandy's 360 on Saturday last. 


The latest version of our Dolphins Dispatch(our Monthly or so newsletter) has just been issued by e-mail to all members so keep in touch by reading this and sending any news in early for the next issue.

Happy Swimming



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OCT 15th 2012


Anyone tired after that weekend? ......What a packed schedule of great swimming and challenges, particularly for the Round the Sound organisers, who never stopped until they got it right for everyone on Sunday. They made it seem like a breeze when in fact it was the gale force winds that threatened to force a cancellation.  

Kudos to the great team, all volunteers, who, in spite of the challenges,  ran a great event and made it all worth while to the 170 visitors to Bermuda and a huge number of Bermuda's resident swimmers. 

In spite of a shortened course to make it safe for the swimmers, the event was a lot of fun and great success.

Well done, to all the DST volunteers who, as part of that team, helped to make it the super event it always is. 


The Sharks swim meet went very well too on Saturday. Everyone swam well the there were lots of PB's and very few DQ's. 

Congratulations all the swimmers in this event . Here is a link to the DST results .......Thanks Gretchen for all the work that goes into this so that the meet runs well :)

Thanks also to all those who volunteered to help run the Sharks meet. We hope to get you and lots more volunteers involved at the next meets particularly when the DST are responsible for running it. 


Some Pics have been posted for both of these events;


SHARKS SWIM MEET PHOTOS


ROUND THE SOUND SITE PHOTOS


Remember to send anything you want to go into the next DOLPHIN DISPATCH by CLICKING HERE


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FROM THE TEAM MANAGER - AIleen Smith, recently.....

In order to prep for our "Round the Sound" swim, Ben and Mark will be coaching an open water swim next Saturday, October 6th.  This practice will REPLACE the Saturday afternoon practice at BASA, so NO swim practice Saturday afternoon, October 6th at BASA pool.

This practice was run last year off the dock at Barry's house on Harrington Sound and those kids that participated had a great time!  Swimming in the Sound with great friends followed by a hearty breakfast in Barry's back yard (garden)!  Great team building event.  

Here are the details:

SENIORS
8:15am - Meet at Barry's house and will be shuttled by boat to their starting point
8:30am - in the water at My Lord's Bay
DISTANCE:  5K

JUNIORS
9:15am - Meet at Barry's house and will be shuttled by boat to Shark's Hole (only if we have enough boats - if not enough boats, meet at Shark's Hole)
9:30am - in the water
DISTANCE:  2K

Now, in order to make all of this happen, this is what we need:

6 BOATS - thank you to Mark and Dave who have already kindly offered their power boat and kayak - WE NEED 4 MORE

FOOD (Please let me know what you can bring and I will let you know final # of swimmers)
Juice
Water
Muffins
Fruit
Breakfast Casseroles (if anyone has a good recipe)
Plates
Napkins
Plastic Forks and Knives

Please RSVP to SwimManager@dolphins.bm by Tuesday, October 2nd to let me know if your child will be swimming or not.

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In full swing (or should I say swim !) at the pool.....See Pics of Swim America and the Juniors working hard and having fun at the pool on Saturday as the dedicated coaches continue to train them and work out schedules. 


Dolphins are back to Work.....



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Dear DST Families,

 

The 2012-2013 Dolphin swim season begins on Tuesday September 4th.

 

SWIM DAYS AND TIMES

Details of swimming days and times are as follows:

 

·         Flippers:  Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 - 5:30

·         Juniors:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-5 pm and Saturdays 4 - 5:30

·         Seniors:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30 - 7 pm;  Fly Friday 4 - 5:30; Saturday 4-6 pm

 

Sunday swimming will commence on September 16th with Coach Hanson.

 

MEMBERSHIP REGISTRATION

 

We are rolling out our first on-line registration.  An email with a link to the registration page will be sent later this week.

 

Each swimmer will need to turn in only 2 one-page documents:  1) DST WAIVER  2) BASA REGISTRATION

These items will be available via our website later this week:  www.dolphins.bm

All other information will be collected electronically.

 

PAYMENT

Please note that the preferred payment method is via on-line transfer (remember to put your LAST NAME in the "notes to beneficiary" line).

Transfer details will be provided in the welcome letter which will come out with the on-line registration.

DO NOT WRITE A CHECK FOR BASA REGISTRATION.  THIS IS ALREADY INCLUDED IN YOUR TOTAL CLUB FEES.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Those swimmers who would like to earn community service hours by helping with the Flipper program should be at the pool by 4:45 and check in with Mr. Frick and/or Amy Justice.  If you have any questions about this commitment, please contact Amy atajustice@transact.bm.

 

We look forward to having all the swimmers back in the pool for a great swim season.

 

Very best,

Lorrie Peniston

DST President



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Good day, DST Families-

I hope that everyone is enjoying their summer.  For those of us still on island:  Happy Cup Match.

This morning, the BASA office sent out a link to their website directing individuals toward the 2012/2013 BASA membership form.  By all means print out the BASA form and complete it.  However, BASA fees are included in the DST membership dues so DST makes a single payment to BASA for our swimmers.

DST has been working toward creating a new almost ‘paperless’ registration process for the upcoming year thanks to Anthony and Amy.  This system is almost ready to launch and includes on-line completion.  There will be only two forms that have to be printed and handed in (the BASA registration form and the DST indemnity form).  We are also finalizing the figures and making arrangements for the possibility for on-line payment.

So, stay tuned for the upcoming membership registration drive!

Sincerely yours,

Lorrie


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NEXT EVENT.....


Entries for this event are now closed.....See you on July 14th



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WAVES SUMMER NATIONAL AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIP..

Well done to all Dolphins for the great competition and sportsmanship at the weekend. What a great event, where in spite of the weather,  lots of medals were won, many PB's were broken and great fun was had by all.  

Congrats to the Coaches for a job well done in training our Dolphins.   THANKS !!

Thanks also to all the Dolphin Parents and volunteers who came out to support the event which would not happen if it was not for you all. 

Below is a link to the RESULTS that Gretchen sent out earlier and are now on the website. Below also is a Link to some photos of Saturday's swimming.

If you have more, please share......

RESULTS

SOME PICTURES

GO DOLPHINS 


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ORLANDO

Well.....We are home....what a great trip. If your daughter or son has not yet arrived....Call Ben

Gretchen has posted the Swim meet results
to you all and these are also available HERE. Thanks Gretchen!

DST should be proud of all the swimmers who gave their very best and hopefully learned that to be the best you have to keep trying and never give up. With this meet experience behind us, next years trip should be a breeze given all the training that each Dolphin is going to commit to in 2012 ...

You CAN do it so NEVER give up trying.

At the end of the trip Cathal Rynne put together an awesome memory presentation that you can see by Clicking Here ....Thanks Cathal !!


A further edited version of this may be available on DVD in the future for you to keep 


ORLANDO 2012 .....LIVE !

DAY 4........The Final Meet day today.
Alot of learning in watching some of these very experienced swimmers. The team did really well again today with many more PB's shattered and indeed some impressive results.
We will post the swimmers results when these become available but everyone had a great day today in spite of the challenges.
Dave & Busters proved to be a great end to the day where awards were made by coaches to deserving swimmers. A magic show and great presentation finished the day in great style.
We leave tomorrow and look forward to a huge welcome home when we arrive back on the Rock :)

CLICK HERE for Some pics of the day


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DAY 3......Orlando 2012

Wow ....what a day that was......In spite of a very competitive meet, the Dolphins were very impressive with many new Personal Bests achieved. Seniors started the day early with a 6am wake up call and were at the pool by 7.30am for a morning of stiff competition.
Following that the juniors were in great form in the afternoon as the weather continued to improve in spite of warning of thunderstorms.
Coach Hanson, Ben and Nathan were clearly impressed by everyone's performance today and the DST can return again tomorrow for another round with heads held high. 
CLICK HERE for Some pics of the day



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Second Day in Orlando!!
Up Early for training at the 50m pool,.......Fun at Wonderworks, Good food, Some rest and on to the Senior Swim Meet this evening......Hectic day all around.
Check out some more photos - Click Here



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CLICK HERE for some pics so that you can feel like you are here......a good start today, with the kids having had an orientation in the pool, good food and they are all now tucked up in bed for an early start tomorrow. Stay Tuned......


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Patty Hill, Round the Sound Committee Chairperson and past Dolphins President presents a cheque for $7,500 to 
Ms. Amatullah Bashir of the Sunshine League from pledges raised during last year's RTS Swim. In total $8,500 was raised for the Charity by our swimmers.

The Round the Sound Swim is hosted each year by Dolphins and Bermuda Open Water Swimmers, and is Bermuda's largest Open Water Swim. Last year we had nearly 300 swimmers with over 150 from overseas. All funds pledged by the swimmers are given to local charities. 

Well done Dolphins!

Click  ROUND THE SOUND for more details of the event



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BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES 2
THANKS FOR ENTERING.....ONLINE ENTRY IS NOW CLOSED.....see you at the Pool on March 17th and remember Volunteers are needed for this event so please offer to help out or shadow someone so that you can learn ....THANKS :)

The BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES 2 takes place on Saturday March 17th (St Patrick's Day!!)

I understand they are considering making the pool Green for the occasion!!

PLEASE CLICK HERE to go the the meet package and entry on-line entry form

ENTRIES must be in by THURSDAY MARCH 8th at 9pm Sharp so that we can meet the Saturday deadline





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THANKS FOR ENTERING.....ONLINE ENTRY IS NOW CLOSED.....see you at the Pool on March 3rd and remember Volunteers are needed for this event so please offer to help out or shadow someone so that you can learn ....THANKS :)

Well......Time flies and here we are again.....a little late but never mind

The BEST OF THE BEST SHIPPING SERIES is upon us and we need to get members entries in asap to meet the deadline. 

PLEASE CLICK HERE to go the the meet package and entry on-line entry form

ENTRIES must be in by FRIDAY FEB 24th (yes tomorrow....sorry) so that we can meet the Saturday deadline

Best of the Best 1 - A great success!!

posted Mar 4, 2012, 6:37 PM by web master   [ updated Mar 4, 2012, 6:47 PM ]


What a great day that was. Coaches are feeling very happy today after so many new PB's were achieved by so many Dolphins.
All that winter training is definitely paying off.
Great Weather (sun screen is a must for next event!!); Great swimming; and a very well organized and run event......
Go Dolphins!!!! ....Thanks to everyone who helped out......so many jobs but many hands made light work.

Some photos of the event below .....

Best of the BEST Event 1 of 3 - March 3rd 2012


Novice Meet 2012

posted Feb 26, 2012, 5:58 PM by web master   [ updated Feb 27, 2012, 3:50 AM ]


Another great day when the the new Dolphin juniors swam in the Novice meet.
They performed really well and Coach Elise is very proud of them.

Great pics below....thanks Elise :)

PicasaWeb Slideshow



TIME STANDARDS.....A NOTE FROM COACH ELISE

posted Feb 18, 2012, 8:18 AM by web master

Good morning Dolphin Families, Some of you have sent me emails about getting the time standards email and time trial meet email. Here are the answers to your questions. This time trial ONLY applies to swimmers who have a BB time in their age group. This time trial is for swimmers trying to qualify for CARIFTA. Swimmers who can attend this meet are as follows: Megan Berry, Alice Branagan, Catherine Branagan, Nicholas Brando, Mikes Cave, Tate Crofts, Alex Davis, Evan Farrow, Matthew Frick, Josh Irvine, Madson Irvine, Megan Lau, Olivia Moore, Tadg O., Benedict Parfit, Christian Parfit, Gabriella Pucci, Amber Reid, and Brett Smith. The way this works is, if you are interested in getting qualified to go to the CARIFTA games, you can try out for TWO EVENTS and you HAVE TO SWIM IN THE EVENTS YOU ALREADY HAVE A BB TIME. You CANNOT sign up for an event where you DO NOT have a BB time. Also, if you have a BB time in only one event, you can only swim THAT event. The time trial is next Saturday, Feb. 25th. Warm up is 7 am start 8 am. Last one was done by 9:15 am. If your child decides he or she would like to participate, we ask that one of the parent volunteers in any capacity possible. If you are interested, please let me know. I need Name, Event, DOB of swimmer. Please let me know as soon as possible, we need to let BASA know. Have a nice day. Coach Elise

Sandy's 360....Training, Teaching, Videoing...its all go!

posted Jan 22, 2012, 5:26 AM by web master   [ updated Jan 23, 2012, 7:26 AM ]

Sandy's 360...Its all go!


posted Nov 29, 2011, 5:56 PM by web master

Whow....what a great day it was yesterday. We could not have asked for better weather and this just made everything perfect. All the hard work by so many people paid off and it seemed that everyone had a great time and also managed to again do some good for a Charity - The Sunshine League

CHECK OUT the round the sound website for the results and photos of the day

In the meantime below are some photos of our own swimmers and participants 


Never stop trying.... optimism is the engine of resilience

posted Nov 23, 2011, 5:58 PM by web master   [ updated Nov 23, 2011, 6:02 PM ]

Message from the Black Bear

posted Nov 22, 2011, 3:43 AM by web master

THE ALL KNOWING BLACK BEAR (Some say he is actually an Alien others say he is the son of Kung Foo Panda) has a message to the DST swimmers:  

"Do not be afraid of swimming the longer events at swim meets, your coaches have prepared you well. Set a goal for each event and discuss with your coach. Make sure you rest between sessions. Get your entries in for the meet on time and if you need help talk to your coach. Remember one race or meet does not a career make.  Enjoy the meet or...face my wrath.  I will be watching."  BB

Now that you are here register for the Mailboxes Unlimited Swim Meet - CLOSING WEDNESDAY at 9pm


Winter Swim Meet RESULTS Nov 12th 2011

posted Nov 13, 2011, 6:24 PM by web master   [ updated Nov 19, 2011, 7:44 PM ]


Check out the Results for the results of the Swim meet on Nov 12th. 

Click Here for some Pictures of the Dolphins who took part

HARBOUR Swim Club Winter Meet - Nov 12th 2011

posted Oct 30, 2011, 12:51 PM by web master



Go to MEET ENTRIES to get the Entry Package and On line Entry form for this event

Round the Sound - Sunday Oct 16th 2011

posted Oct 17, 2011, 6:06 PM by web master   [ updated Oct 17, 2011, 7:09 PM ]

WOW....What a great day yesterday!!
We could not have asked for better weather to compliment the fantastic round the sound event. with over 150 visitors to Bermuda and an equal number from Bermuda, it was the place to be.  And all the while to help a worthy cause again - The Sunshine League.
Check out the round the sound website for the results and the Photos and Video of the event.

In the meantime here are a few of our own Dolphins swimmers and helpers to wet your appetite for more........Well done all the Dolphins who got out there and showed what the Dolphins Swim team is made of. 

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