Swim & Dive Team

The Merriam Dolphins Swim Team

Season June 1 - July 14 


All registration are completed through Merriam Parks and Recreation!
Register online (registration starts April 4)
Register in person at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Drive
By phone at 913.322.5550, with MasterCard, Visa, Discover or AMEX.

Be part of one of the oldest recreational swim and dive teams in Johnson County. The Merriam Dolphins have been "kickin' and flippin'" since 1963 and needs you! The Dolphins program is sponsored by the City of Merriam and competes in the Johnson County Municipal Swim and Dive League. Swimmers must be able to swim at least 25 yards (width of the pool). Merriam residency is not required to participate. Season runs June 1st - July 14th. Download the Dolphins Handbook.

2015 Merriam Dolphins

2015 Merriam Dolphins  

First day of practice Monday, June 1st

Practice Times: Monday-Friday

Pre-Competitive Swim Team: 9:30am-10:30am

This team is designed for young swimmers who are learning to swim/dive and working on increasing their skills and endurance. A qualified swimmer should be able to swim across the pool (25 yards).

Competitive Swim Team: 8:00am-9:30am

This team is designed for higher level swimmers that are able to swim 50 yards without stopping and know all four strokes.

Dive Team:
Beginner: 8:45am-9:30am
Intermediate: 9:30am-10:30am
Advance: 10:30am-11:30am

Team Goals:

Team goals emphasize fun, teamwork, community involvement, responsibility, exercise, skill development, and skill improvement. We are a family-oriented team and parents participation is essential to maintain standards of efficiency and fun. Family members, young and old, are encouraged to volunteer to assist with meets, awards, and parties.

Season Information:
The Merriam Swim and Dolphins uses TeamUnify to communicate with parents and athletes about upcoming events. If a registered participant in the program, please complete the registration process in order to stay informed of upcoming events and activities.