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Dear Dolphin Families – As announced at the banquet: we are moving up to Division H (a first for our team), swimming once again against Rock Creek, reuniting with Inverness, Calverton, and Garrett Park, and joined by Tilden Woods. Below is the draft 2025 season calendar, and we will update the website as well. Please plan your camp and vacation plans accordingly – the Dolphins need you! 2025 Season Calendar (Preliminary) Memorial Day: Monday, May 26, 2025 First Day of Afternoon Practice: Tuesday, May 27, 2025 Time Trials: Saturday, June...

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Dear Dolphin Families – We want to thank you and your swimmers for showing up all season long by practicing, cheering, swimming, volunteering, and keeping the Somerset Dolphins a truly one-of-a-kind community swim team. Look for a Save the Date for the 2025 Season email to come separately. For those who were not able to make last night’s banquet, we wanted to share some of the highlights you missed (read to the end for a link to the infamous Brett Guiley slideshow!): Another Spectacular Banquet Jackie Quan quarterbacked yet another...

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With Town of Somerset’s well wishes boosting them, the ‘second-half-team’ came back from trailing by 12 points at the half to win the Division J Divisional Meet, beating out five other teams. It was the first time the Dolphins hosted a division meet at the Somerset pool in the nearly 50-year history of the Town’s swim team. It was a nailbiter, as the Dolphins clawed up the scoreboard in their second-half swims to push into first place, winning by barely five points. The Mighty Dolphins, from 8 to 18 year...

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Hi all, Looking forward to the rest of the week, Roger and I wanted to send our plan and other notes from us so we can be a well oiled machine. If there is any email to read this season, it is this one. If your child can read :), please tell them to read this. -Thursday as normal. -Friday AM: Standard 8:30-10am morning practice where all are welcome as always, but the coaches want to specially request that those swimming divisionals make it a priority to attend if possible....

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Dear Dolphin Families, The Divisional championship meet is finally here and will take place on Saturday, July 20 at HOME!!! We are all super excited to host our first Divisionals meet EVER. If you are new to Divisionals, see the bottom of this email for a Divisionals 101. ARRIVAL: Please plan to arrive no later than 6:30 a.m. to be ready for warm-ups. We are the first warmup! PARKING: Please walk, bike or scoot to the pool. We have 600 swimmers, parents and coaches who will be attending Divisionals, which...

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The Mighty Dolphins’ Minis season culminated in yesterday’s exciting Minis Meet. Sixteen of our 22 registered Minis joined in the fun to show their skills in the water in four events: 25M Kickboard; 12.5M Free; 25M Free; 25M Breast. The session began with an extra-long warmup – first in the water, then on land – led by our dedicated Minis Coaches (Laila and Leo Bracciale, Liam Bryce, Scarlett Doherty, Joey Edick, Luna Fuentes-Darling, Dylan Reilly, Samuel Torrecilla, Junie Zaft) and joined by “not technically Minis Coaches yet but regular volunteer...

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*** PEP RALLY AT THE POOL IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING 4:30 PRACTICE ON FRIDAY *** Everyone is invited to the pool for a final pep rally this Friday night right after 4:30 practice. Come and paint your nails, make a poster, get some dinner and amp up the spirit! We will have a pasta dinner catered by Ledo's. And a nail salon run by the junior coaches! PARENTS: If you can stay after the pep rally to help with Divisionals set up, we would appreciate it very much. It takes a village!!

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Dolphins swimmers and parents – Let’s sprint through the tape of this final week of the regular season (All-Stars still to come) before Andrew Lewis and Brett Guiley make us all cry with nostalgia at the banquet... Lots of signups we need to respond to this week so please read the below closely: IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED FOR EVERYTHING THIS WEEK: Laser Tag is tomorrow! Sign up here and don’t forget to fill out and bring your waiver. Meet at the Pool Parking lot at 10:30am after morning practice. DRIVERS STILL...

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The ‘second-half-team’ fought hard to somehow close a 32 point deficit at half time, battling injuries, illness and nasty wet conditions, but struggled to close the gap. The Might Dolphins swam their hearts out and never gave up! As always, there were amazing swims by Somerset athletes of all ages and the youngest swimmers held their own. Dolphins honored two seniors, Nini and Joey Panner, and somehow broke yet another team record! The final score was 413.5 Rock Creek Fins to 373.5 Somerset Dolphins. The coaches gave on-deck recognition to...

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Dear Dolphins- Don't forget to mark your calendars!! We've got lots of fun acivities happening as we approach the end of the season! Sunday, July 14th--Dessert Contest. Starts at 4 pm at the pool! See contest rules below. Monday, July 15th--Laser Tag at Shadowlands, depart from the pool at 10:30 am. We need parents to drive. Please email [email protected] if you can help. **Sign up to play Laser Tag here--https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E094EACA82AA4FC1-50250232-laser#. Waiver form attached. Monday, July 15th--Minis Meet and pizza dinner afterwards Friday, July 19th--PEP RALLY & PASTA DINNER Looking forward...