UMass Dartmouth Aquatics is proud to announce a partnership with South Shore Diving Club to offer a top notch AAU Diving Program at the Tripp Athletic Center Natatorium! Practice sessions to be offered on Tuesday and Thursday evenings beginning in September!

For more information, please contact Coach Craig Dolloff at 781-831-4414 or via email at: craig@southshorediving.com




Kingfish Rhode Island Swimming @ UMass Dartmouth

Spring 2018 Swim Team Training

Kingfish Mission:

The Kingfish Swimming program is dedicated to providing opportunity and encouragement for all of its swimmers to make an uncompromised commitment to the pursuit of excellence and, through the process of striving to be the best they can be, to acquire life enhancing attributes such as integrity, discipline, teamwork and sportsmanship.

Kingfish Objective:

The Kingfish objective is to promote the sport of competitive swimming through positive motivation and the teaching of sound stroke mechanics in an atmosphere of high moral and ethical standards, encouraging sportsmanship and personal growth at all levels. We provide correct, consistent instruction in all areas of stroke competency for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly. We establish a progression for endurance training at all levels. We provide instruction in nutrition. We set ethical and moral standards among swimmers. We provide and organize team and group activities. We develop a keen sense of sportsmanship in our athlete


The team is coached by UMD Assistant Swim Coach Owen Worden. Training will take place at the UMass Dartmouth pool located in the Tripp Athletic Center.

Recommended for swimmers 7 & up who are able to demonstrate all four competitive strokes legally.

If you’re unsure whether or not your swimmer qualifies or have questions, please contact Head Coach Owen Worden at 508-965-4641

For additional information regarding the registration process and rates, please contact Kingfish Rhode Island Head Coach, Matt Emmert at 401-580-7313 or go to kingfishri.com to register today!



We are pleased to announce that our Fall 2018 Swimming Instruction is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, September 11th, 2018!

 Members of the UMass Dartmouth Swimming Team offer comprehensive youth swim lessons  for youth ages 5 and older ranging in ability from beginner to competitive swimmers.

Dates:  Tueday, September 11th- Friday, October 12th, 2018

The Lesson Schedule:

Tuesday/Wednesday:  5:15-6:00PM or 5:45-6:30pm

Friday:  5:00-5:45PM/5:45-6:30PM

Pre Swim Team*(Must be able to swim 25yds nonstop)

Tuesday and Wednesday:  5:45-7:00PM

Click here for Fall 2018 Swimming Instruction Registration Form

For more information:  Contact Swimming Lesson Coordinator at:




UMASS Dartmouth Aquatics offers an adult swimming program for adults ages 21 and older.  The program is designed to provide instructional and structured workouts for swimmers of all abilities including the recreational swimmer, triathlete and seasoned competitive swimmer.  Please note, this is NOT a lesson program.  Practice sessions are currently being held on Monday evenings from 6-7pm ;Wednesday afternoons from Noon-1:00pm and Friday mornings from 6:00-7:30am.  There are registration fees associated with practice sessions.

For more information:  Contact Cathy Motta at 508-910-6462 or via email:  cmotta@umassd.edu.



 Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Spring Lifeguard Training Course has been cancelled.  Recertification courses are pending pool repairs.

Please check site for updates.


The program will consist of American Red Cross Training in the areas of:

Lifeguarding; First Aid, CPR for the Professional Lifeguard and Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

Waterpark and Waterfront Certification (Optional)

Class hours will be held in the Tripp Athletic Center with classroom time in the Hall of Fame Room.  Classes will be held on Sundays from 9am-1pm unless otherwise noted.  All participants must be 15 years of age prior to March 30th, 2018 and must pass precourse swim test in order to continue to attend class.

Registration & Swim Test will be held on Friday, March 30th from 4-6pm and Saturday. March 31st from 9-11am.

Attendance at only one swim test date is required.

Class size limited to 10 persons on a first come, first serve basis.

Course Dates:  Sundays

April 8th              April 15th

April 22nd            April 29th

May 6th  


Makeup:  Saturday, May 12th and Sunday, May 13th, if needed

Course participants must attend all sessions in order to pass course.

Course Fees:

UMass Dartmouth Student:   $150.00

Non-UMass Dartmouth Student:   $200.00

CPR/AED Recertification:  $50.00

LGT/CPR/AED Recertfication:  $100.00


                   For more information, please contact Owen Worden at 508-965-4641 or  oworden@umassd.edu.