Welcome to the Dolphin Level! Dolphin is for students who have graduated the Seahorse level or have been approved for the Dolphin Level by a Gold Medal employee.

The goals in the Dolphin Level are mastery of Backstroke, competency in Freestyle, as well as an increase in underwater swimming.

A Dolphin Level graduate who embodies our 5 Core Values will be a solid recreational swimmer or ready for preliminary competitive teachings!


(30 minutes, 4 students/class)

  • Designed for students who have completed the Seahorse curriculum

  • Emphasis on backstroke, FUNdamental freestyle using the roll-to-back technique for breathing

  • Advanced rotational kicking

  • Streamline underwater kicking

  • Swim Lessons

    (3 months to 3 years)

    Starfish Level
    (2+, All welcome)

    Seahorse Level
    (Starfish graduate)

    Dolphin Level
    (Seahorse graduate)

    Seal Level
    (Dolphin graduate)

    Stingray Level
    (Seal graduate)

    Swim Team

    Swim Team Level 1
    (6+, Stingray graduate)

    Swim Team Level 2
    (Coaches approval)

    Swim Team Level 3
    (Coaches approval)

    High School Prep
    (Coaches approval)

    Olympic Development
    (Seal through Swim Team)

    Adult Swim

    (13+, all welcome)