Swim & Dive Team

The Merriam Dolphins Swim Team

 - Registration Starts April 1.
Be a part of Merriam's swim or dive teams! Athletes can choose to swim only, dive only, or swim and dive for the same fee! Swim caps provided. Athletes will need a blue suit (swimoutlet.com). Merriam residency is not required to participate. Mandatory Parents Meeting: May 29 at 7 p.m. at the Irene B. French Community Center. 
Download the Dolphins Handbook.


Register in person at the Irene B. French Community Center, 5701 Merriam Drive.
Register by phone at 913-322-5550, with MasterCard, Visa, Discover or AMEX or online by clicking your category. 
Scholarships for Merriam residents are available through the Dolphin Fund.
Team Fee Early Bird by 5/15 Min/Max
Pre-Competitive Swim & Dive Team $80 $70 5/100
Competitive Swim & Dive Team $80 $70 5/100
Additional Children (same family) $75 $60  

Practice Schedule


Monday - Friday June 3 - July 13
Young's Pool, 8421 W. 77th St.; Overland Park
In the event of inclement weather cancellations, notice will be given through TeamUnify by 8:30 a.m. for Competitive Swim and Beginning Diving.  10 a.m. for Pre-Competitive Swim and Intermediate and Advanced Diving. 
Swim Practice Times Dive Practice Times
Pre-Competitive 9:30-10:30 a.m. Beginner 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Competitive 9-10:30 a.m.  Intermediate 10:45-11:45 a.m.
  Advanced 10:45-11:45 a.m.

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.