Mission: The organization's mission is to operate a competitive amateur swimming program available to all youngsters in the greater dubuque area. Each swimmer will be encouraged to progress to the highest level of his/her ability through individual commitment, qualified coaches, parental support, and community involvement. Dash will encourage and teach water safety to all involved.
Programs: Swim team dash provides an opportunity for all children in the local area to participate in a competitive swim team. During swim practices water safety and stroke technique are taught. Team building and cooperation are encouraged. 245 swimmers participated in the swim team and 13 non-athelete members participated as officials. 195 families participated as swimmers and volunteers.
dash provided swim lessons to area youngsters that are not on the dash swim team. During the year, 745 children and adults received swim lessons. Water safety was always emphasized. The swim lesson hours provided during tax year 2012 totalled 2295. Seventeen team members had the opportunity t obe swim instructors. Thirty-five instructors participated.
dash swimmers were provided the opportunity to compete and help host swim meets. Four open meets were hosted locally. A total of 30 usa meets had dash participants.