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FBSC Dolphins Swim Team

FSBC Swim Team 

Our team boasts over 400 participants and the area’s largest mini program. We welcome swimmers of all abilities! Many of our swimmers are very competitive. Others are more interested in getting exercise and spending time with friends in and out of the water.

Each summer, FSBC mini-dolphins learn to swim and love the water. Older Dolphins gain fitness and hone their skills. Our goal is to create a fun, supportive environment for swimmers of all ages and abilities. We actively foster camaraderie and emphasize the importance of good sportsmanship. We hold morning and afternoon practices and offer a full calendar of social events.

Our younger swimmers grow up on the team, learning from and enjoying the support of the older swimmers. Many eventually become swim coaches, and, in turn, cheer on and teach the next generation of young swimmers. Parents watch their swimmers build important relationships and lasting friendships with teammates and coaches.

The FSBC swim team competes in the top division of the Jefferson Swim League (JSL).  Each summer we compete in six dual meets (two teams competing). Three of these meets are at “home” and three are “away”.  The final competitive event of the summer is the JSL Championship Meet (known as “Champs”) where all 18 teams in the league compete over two days.

Leadership and Coaches

The FSBC Swim Team program is run by our Aquatics Director, Becky Bryan. The team is led by our head coach Wesley Kittelberger. She will be joined by an experienced team of returning and new senior coaches.

Meet and Practice Teams

The meet and practice teams function as a coherent whole and practice together. The only difference is that swimmers on the meet team opt to participate in the dual meets.

Mini-Dolphin Program

Our Mini-Dolphin program is designed for the youngest and/or newest members of the swim team. It is for kids that cannot yet swim the length of the pool and aren’t ready to practice in the lanes. There are several practice groups within the Mini-Dolphins, starting in the shallow end of the middle pool, in just a few feet of water. From there, they progress to the deep end of the middle pool to the big pool. The goal of the program is to foster a love for swimming and teach participants how to swim or to improve their swimming while having fun. Knowing how to swim is not a pre-requisite.

Social Events

Social events are a fun and important part of the season! We will update the website with our social calendar in the early spring.

Volunteering at Meets

Each family with a swimmer participating in the JSL meets is required to volunteer for at least FOUR meets.

Other ways to volunteer

Our coaches spend hours working on meet line-ups each week on Sundays at 3PM and we’d like to provide them with a meal to enjoy while they work. The sign-up is set up for one person but if you want to do this with a friend, please do!

2024 Practices

The 2024 Swim Season will run from Tuesday, May 28 through Sunday, July 28.

Dolphins will begin afternoon/evening practices on Tuesday, May 28. Once morning practices commence on Monday, June 10, swimmers will have the option of attending AM or PM practices.

Mini-Dolphin practices will begin on Monday, June 10 and these swimmers may also opt to attend AM or PM practices.

Due to meets, there are no PM practices on Wednesdays.

Dolphin Practice Times (May 28 – June 7)
4:30 PM – 5:15 PM: 8 & under
5:15 PM – 6:00 PM: 9 – 12 year-olds
6:00 PM – 6:45 PM: 13 & over

AM Dolphin Practice Times (June 10- July 25)
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM: 13 & over
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: 9 – 12 year-olds
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM: 8 & under

PM Dolphin Practice Times (June 10 – July 25)
4:50 PM – 5:30 PM: 6 & under
5:30 PM – 6:20 PM: 7 – 8 year-olds
6:20 PM – 7:20 PM: 9 & over

Mini-Dolphin Practice Times (June 10 – July 25)
10 AM – 10:40 AM
4:50 PM – 5:30 PM

Additional Information

Meet Opt-Out Form: Please fill out this form if your swimmer is going to miss a meet. Due the Saturday before the meet.

 

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