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Mid-Maine Dolphins

The Mid-Maine Dolphins (MMD) swim team is located in Waterville, Maine, and is a YMCA/USA Swim Team for ages 6-18.  The MMD Swim Team competes regionally and nationally against other YMCA & USA swim teams.

Our Mission – To provide swimmers of all backgrounds a productive learning environment that empowers athletes to build confidence and helps them acquire the skills needed to achieve their fullest potential in and out of the water.

Our Philosophy – Our team is lead by an energetic coaching staff that is dedicated to providing a safe and competitive atmosphere to help swimmers achieve their goals.

Our Vales – Working hard, Respect, Having Fun, Accountability, Community

We emphasize a competitive atmosphere where swimmers also hold true to the exemplary values of role-model athletes. From Jr. Dolphins to our Platinum swimmers, our team builds strong athletes and lifelong relationships.

Regular Season Swim Team

The season runs September 5, 2023, through March, 2024.

Summer Swim Team runs May-July.

Head Swim Coach, Colin Reeve / 207-873-0684 / creeve@clubaycc.org

Mid-Maine Dolphin Website Mid-Maine Dolphin Flyer

REGISTRATION INFO
AYCC Membership Rates

Each swimmer must hold an active AYCC Membership throughout the season: September 5, 2023 – March 2024 championships
AYCC Membership Rates: Youth $40/year • Teen $150/year or $13/month • Family begins at $50/month
Youth Membership does not include access to the AYCC’s fitness classes, Gronk Zone, or the Wellness
Center.

Requires full payment for the season and is due at the time of registration.

  • Register via phone at 207-873-0684
  • Register online

Financial assistance is available for full season pay and through the bank draft option. Financial Assistance Application along with one month’s worth of household income information required for processing.

  • Register in person only
  • Paperwork required

Payments are split as a monthly draft over each of the seven months of the swim season. A small convenience fee is added to this option. Requires a financial agreement to process fees in this manner.

  • Register in person only
  • Paperwork required

Online

Phone 207-873-0684

In Person

All payment options must be complete prior to the athlete entering the pool for any practices and/or meets.

FAQ
  • Youth may sign-up without a try-out.
  • Brand new swimmers will be evaluated by Coach Colin for group placement, but can register in the meantime and can be moved after registration.
  • Returning swimmers do not need to try out.
  • Questions about registration, reach out to Wendy.
  • Financial Aid/Auto-Payment questions, reach out to Wendy.
WINTER TEAM INFO
Bronze

Swimmers in the Bronze group must be able to swim the length of the pool (25 yards) on their own, in both the front crawl and backstroke. This group will learn breathing techniques, competitive strokes, dives, and other basics of competitive swimming.

(Recommended Ages 6-9)

Practices: Mon, Wed & Fri 5:15-6:00 pm

Swimmers in the Silver group must be able to swim all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle) and be able to swim several hundred yards continuously. They should be able to dive, do flip turns, use breathing techniques, and
understand the pace clock. They may join USA Swimming with coach approval.

(Recommended ages 8-11)

Practices: Mon-Fri 5:15-6:00 pm

Gold swimmers must competitive swim team experience, and the endurance and self-motivation to complete one-hour practices with vigor. They focus on higher-level stroke techniques and race strategies. Gold swimmers know how to read a pace clock and
how to swim sets independently. They are encouraged to join and compete within USA Swimming for additional growth opportunities.

(Recommended ages 10-13)

Practices: Mon-Fri 4:15-5:15 pm

Platinum swimmers make up our most advanced practice group and are ready to compete at the highest level. They are self-motivated, dedicated, hard working swimmers ready for challenging and technical practices. Platinum swimmers keep a focus on stroke techniques while optimizing their speed and stamina. Goals include implementing race strategies, breathing patterns, and stroke and kick rates. Swimmers in this group and age 13+ may participate in optional weight lifting sessions with our personal trainers. They are expected to volunteer/mentor teammates and demonstrate role-model behavior on and off the deck. They are strongly encouraged to join and compete in USA Swimming.

(Ages 10-18)

Practices: Mon-Fri 3:00-4:30 pm (late arrivals from school 3:30-5)

Team Questions – Contact Coach Colin Reeve – creeve@clubaycc.org

All groups focus on having fun in a competitive atmosphere, building stamina and endurance, stroke technique, race strategy, and being part of a healthy team. All swimmers are encouraged to compete in YMCA swim meets.

Coach Colin will assign your athlete to a practice group based on their swimming ability. If you do not know what practice group your athlete is in, please contact Coach Colin.