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Off to a Good Start!

The high school girls held Time Trials this Saturday (8/16). It worked a little differently this year, and it was a success! The mixed heats and relays allowed for the girls to push themseleves to swim better. In fact, almost all times were faster than last year’s meet! [Read More]

Other Rails Swimming News

Swim Buddies

Swim Buddies Announced!

For over 20 years, the high school girls team has done a team member gift exchange to get motivated and excited for meets. While the name and style has changed through the years, this fun team activity has become a tried and true tradition…[Read More]


Learn More about High School Swimming

High school girls swimming starts in just under two weeks! Time has been flying by this off-season as the girls worked hard to stay in shape. In fact, they’ve seen some fast times at the club meets with many near (or at) their personal bests! This is great news for the team, since we’ve all watched those state cut-off times get faster and faster…[Read More]


New Blocks Installed over July 4th Weekend!

That’s right – the brand new (and very expensive) blocks have been installed! These blocks play an important part in preparing high school swimmers for the coming season and beyond. The blocks are designed to maximize a swimmers potential speed right off the blocks…[Read More]

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Winter Registration Now Open for Club Swimming!

The summer season just ended, but SDMS is already gearing up for the the Winter season, which begins Oct. 20, 2014 and ends Feb. 24, 2015. There are several practice options divided by skill level. Plus, SDMS boasts the lowest swimmer-to-coach ratio in Des Moines.
[Learn more about SDMS club swimming here!]


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