New England Swim Camp
What We Provide
One week program for swimmers ages 7-17
Training on swim strokes, starts, and turns
Mental Skills and Nutrition education
Dryland training and training techniques
Trip to the outdoor pool
Overnight Campers have open water swim and traditional camp activities in the evening.
Swim Camp Coordinator Lauren Dwyer
Lauren started her competitive swimming career at the age of nine years old and continued swimming through her Senior year at the University of Maine, Orono. After spending the last 6 years in Massachusetts working in Campus Recreation at Springfield College and most recently at Boston University, Lauren moved back ‘home’ to Maine, where she serves as the Aquatics Director at the AYCC. During her time in Massachusetts, Lauren added to her 13 years of coaching experience by serving as the Assistant Swim Coach for West Springfield High School, three seasons as the East Longmeadow Marlins Assistant Coach, one season as the Marlins Head Coach, one season as the Head Coach for the East Longmeadow High School Spartans, and one year as an Assistant Age Group practice coach for Charles River Aquatics. Lauren is excited to continue her coaching career within the MMD community and give back to the sport she loves!
Head Coach Kyle Bauer
Kyle Bauer has been the Head Coach of the Mid-Maine Dolphins for the past four years. In that time the team’s growth and success has seen major improvements due to the fun and intense practices he and the other coaches deliver. Kyle was named Head Coach of the year during the 2022 season, and has coached several athletes and relays to set multiple State Records during the 2021-2022 season. He swam competitively for the Long Reach Swim Club from 2006-2014, then went on to study Physical Education and swim all four years at Springfield College.
Colin has been involved in the world of swimming for over a decade as an athlete, coach, lessons instructor, lifeguard instructor, and more. He has helped develop numerous swim programs around the state and has worked with several swimming organizations such as The Michael Phelps Foundation, YMCA Swimming, USA Swimming, and Special Olympics of Maine Swimming. Colin is also a frequent Assistant Coach for the Mid Maine Dolphins.
Kate built the swimming program at the University of New England where she was the head coach from 2004-2014. UNE swimmers achieved numerous accolades including All-New England and Academic All-American recognition. Coach Roy was named the 2006 New England Women's Swim Coach of the Year and the 2013-14 squad earned the Steve Looke Sportsmanship Team honor. Kate served on the NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Committee and helped run the NCAA national championship 2010-2014. Prior to UNE, Kate coached the Blacksburg Sunfish/South West Aquatic Team (Blacksburg, VA) and the Simon's Rock Snappers (Great Barrington, MA). Originally from Lewiston, Maine, Kate is now the Director of Healthy Living Programs at the AYCC.
Dates & Fees
July 30-August 4, 2023
Girls & Boys Ages 9 - 17
Drop off is Sunday at 4:00 P.M.
Pick up is Friday at 4:00 P.M.
All meals provided. PICK UP AT
THE ALFOND YOUTH CENTER FRIDAY
July 31-August 4 2023
Girls & Boys Ages 7 - 17
Mon - Fri 9 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
DROP OFF AND PICK UP AT THE ALFOND YOUTH CENTER
DAY CAMPER THURSDAY OVERNIGHT EXPERIENCE
Add-On to Day Camp
Day campers can experience an overnight at Camp Tracy on Thursday night.