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

Fall 2017 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!



There will be no swimming lessons offered for Fall 2017.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. 

We will be offering lessons for Spring 2018! Please check back in February for registration information!

 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:  TBD

Monday - Thursday:  TBD

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.




UMass Dartmouth Aquatics would like to announce that it will be offering a Lifeguard Training Program this spring to be held at the Tripp Athletic Center.

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). 

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.  All participants must be 15 years of age prior to March 26th, 2017 and must pass precourse swim test on 3/26 in order to continue to attend class.

Registration will be held on Sunday, March 26th, 2017 at 9am with first class to follow.

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

Recertification classes will be offered on 4/9 & 4/23 from 1-5pm.

Course Dates:  Sundays

March 26th             April 2nd

April 9th                April 23rd

April 30th    


Makeup:  May 7th, 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.