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Parks and Rec

Click here to view the Fall 2019 Program Brochure 

Learn more about each of our recreation programs as well as other services that we provide below or email Deb Anderson:

Swim Team (Dedham Clippers)

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During and summer and winter seasons, this recreational team for girls and boys ages 5-18 competes in the Suburban Swim League. Visit the Dedham Clippers' Facebook page!

Sign up for Clipper email list Click Here

 To register for the Clipper, Mini Clippers or Pre Swim Team click here

Fall Stroke and Turn Clinic 2019
This  stroke clinic will focus on the technique of swimmers and endurance training for upcoming  swim team.  Held at the Dedham Pool  on Monday and Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm.

Pre Swim Team
Pre-Swim Team Training if for those who are interested in joining our winter Clippers swim team both new and returning participants looking to work on and improve their strokes, endurance and would like more practice with swimming, flip turns and diving!  This program runs the end of September through October on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Click here for Clipper Banquet sign up form  

Click here for his years Clipper information packet  (2018-2019)

Click here for 2018-2019 eligible swimmer list  (as of 12/6/18)

Winter practices (2019-20)

Swimmers Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Saturday  Sunday 
 8 & under  6:00 – 7:30 p.m.    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.      .
 9 & 10  6:00 – 7:30 p.m.    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.      .
 11 & 12   6:00 – 7:30 p.m...
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
 13 & over    6:00 – 7:30 p.m.   6:00 – 7:30 p.m.    

Winter meets (2019-20) Tentative

If a swim team member is unable to attend an upcoming meet, or will not be taking the team bus, please notify us using the Swim Meet Attendance form.

All home meets start at 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Start times for away meets may vary. The team travels to all away meets on buses. We close out the season the Clipper banquet -- date to be announced.

   at Brookiline
 Date Meet
Warm-up  Meet starts  Bus departs 
Saturday Dec 14th  Newton 3:30 pm 4:00 pm 
Sunday Dec 15th Clipper holiday party   4 & 5:00 pm  
Saturday, Dec 21st Brookline

3:30 pm

4:30 pm
    3:30 pm  4:00 pm  
Saturday Jan. 4 at Wellesley 1:00 pm 1:30 pm 12:15 pm
Saturday Jan 18th Belmont 3:30 pm 4:00 pm
Sunday, Jan. 19th Swimathon
4 & 5:00 pm
Sunday, Jan. 26  at Milford 8:30 pm  9:00 am  7:15 am
 Sat Feb 1st Westwood 3:30 pm  4:00 pm
Sunday Feb 16 at Framingham 9:00 am 9:30 am   7:15am
Sunday Feb 23  Sudbury 3:30 pm   4:00 pm
Sunday Mar. 1 Natick 3;30 pm 4:00 pm  
TBA B-Reg @ Milford TBA

A Regionals @ Milford


Qualifying for Regionals

The Winter Suburban Swim League Championships 2019 will be held March 2-3 at Milford High School. More information is online.

The Individual swimmer's times can be found on the website Hy-Tek's Team Stats Online. To qualify for the A Regionals meet, swimmers must beat the cut off times, which are listed by age and stroke.

Each swimmer must swim in at least 5 meets to attend regionals. Please click here (as of 2/20/19)for up to date meet attendance count for each swimmer.

 Entries for 2019 A and B Regionals  A Regionals    B Regionals

Regional information

Volunteers needed

Parent volunteers are needed to make sure swim meets run smoothly. Many volunteer roles are available. Please sign up to help. For more information, please contact Lisa Moran, Clipper Volunteer Coordinator and Team Manager, by cell (781) 710-1396 or email.

Coaching staff

Swimmers Coaches 
 8 & under

Julie Scolastico, Kathy Megan, 

 9-10 TBA
 11-12 Neil Keohane, Maddie
 13 & over  Matt Farrel


Fees are explained on the Parks & Recreation registration page.


The team provides all team members with a team swim cap and t-shirt.

Swimsuits for the Dedham Clippers can be ordered online through the Varsity Swim Shop’s Team Gateway.  . Existing customers can use their account login and password. New customers can set up an account using the team login DEDHAM and the password REC (both case sensitive). Varsity Sports will be at pool on Monday 11/9 to take orders

Orders placed before a set deadline—ask coaches for that date—are shipped for free to the pool. Please log out of the Team Gateway to order non-team apparel or swimming accessories. For more information, contact the Varsity Swim Shop, (978) 276-0070 extension 2,

Pool location


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