Westwood Dolphins Swim team is the heart and soul of Westwood and is a terrific way to teach children about being competitive in a fun and friendly environment. Our Dolphin’s, aged 5-17 years old, develop their swimming strokes, all the while enjoying team breakfast’s, Fun day Friday’s, ribbon races, pizza parties and more! Swimmers participate in meets held during the week at various clubs located in Southern Westchester County. Westwood’s swim team is a Division 3 team and a member of the Westchester Southern Swim Conference.
WESTWOOD DOLPHINS WELCOME COACH JOHN YEARWOOD BACK FOR ANOTHER SEASON!!
John is excited to once again join the Westwood family and is looking forward to Another season at the Wood! He was very successful at creating a competitive and fun environment for swimmers of all levels to enjoy. Welcome back Coach John!
BIO: John is the head swim coach at the College of New Rochelle as well as the Head Coach of the White Plains YWCA Middies swim team. Before then, he spent 11 years in New Rochelle as the Senior Program Director and Head Coach at the New Rochelle YMCA. Throughout his coaching tenure, John’s accomplishments include Metro record holders, numerous YMCA National Qualifiers, Junior Olympic winners and qualifiers, Zone Champions, Senior Met Qualifiers and multiple League Champions. John spent 4 years as the Head Coach at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in Riverdale, during that time swimmers in the team broke 15 school records. John also spent 2 years as an assistant coach at The College of Mount Saint Vincent and has also spent 3 summers as an assistant coach at the New York Athletic Club. John has also been active outside of the pool, serving on the Metropolitan Swimming Board of Directors as Age Group Chair, Finance Chair and Diversity Chair. He was also a member of the National Diversity Committee for USA Swimming.
John yearwood – Head Swim Team Coach: ASCA Level 3 certified coach. Also holds certifications in WSI, Lifeguarding, CPR, RTE, and is a Certified Pool Operator
Rebecca Fahey – Assistant Coach
Click here for the Westwood Swim Schedule 2017 printable version (updated 5/25/17)
Swim Team 7:45 am – 9:45 am Monday – Thursday, Friday 11:00am to 12:00pm for a period 6 weeks
NOTE: Pre-season practice starts Tuesday, June 13th: 3:30 – 5:00 pm (Tuesday to Friday only, no practice on the 23rd for swim suit fitting). Regular season starts June 26th at 7:45 am.
Participants must be able to swim free style and backstroke the length of the pool without assistance (this is not for the novice or beginner swimmer). Meets are held during the week and transportation is provided for scheduled away meets, buses leave from Westwood parking lot. Sign up will take place at the pool office starting Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 at 10:00pm. Additional fee for the swim team suit.
|June 13th||3:30pm-5pm |
Tuesday thru Friday.
|Pre-Season Swim team||Must have registered before starting.|
|June 23rd||5:00pm||Swim Team Pizza Dinner and swim suit fitting.||Swim Team fitting and purchase, meeting with coach.|
|June 26th||Regular Season Begins:|
F 11am to 12pm
|July 6th||4pm warm up|
|WESTWOOD @ Bronxville field||Buses leave Westwood at 3pm|
|July 10th||8am warm up|
|Mamaroneck @ HOME|
|July 14th||10:30am||Picture day @ Westwood||18$ Group 32$ both|
|July 17th||4:30pm warm up|
|WESTWOOD@ American Yacht||Buses leave Westwood at 3:30pm|
|July 19th||8am warm up|
|July 20th||5pm warm up|
|Ray and Pat Thuon Invitational@HOME||Pool closes at 4:00 pm to general membership. Come back later and cheer for the Westwood Swim and Dive Teams.|
|July 25th and 25th|
Rain Date 26th
|12pm warm up|
|Westchester County Diving Championships@ Playland|
|July 26th||4:30pm warm up|
|Westwood@Shenorock||Buses leave Westwood at 3:30pm|
|July 31st to August 3rd||3:30pm warm up|
|Westchester County Swim Championships @ Playland|
|August 4th||7am warm up||Diving Conference Championships@ Lake Isle|
|August 7th||8am warm up||12 and under|
14 and under Conf. Championships @ Scarsdale Town Pool
|Relay Trials First|
|August 8th||8am warm up||6 and under|
8 and under Conf Championships @ Coveleigh
|Relay Trials First|
|August 9th||8am warm up||10 and under|
17 and under
@ Rye Golf Club
|Relay Trial First|
|August 10th||TBA||Conference FINALS @ Westchester Country Club (Beach House)||Relay Finals at the end of the meet|