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Masters Swim Program

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For Members Only

Don't let the name fool you, Masters Swimming is for everyone. For beginner to advanced swimmers, Masters is a great way to practice and improve your skills as well as make new friends. Give it a try and see if it's the workout and social outlet you have been looking for at Cooper Fitness Center Dallas.

  • Expertly-designed adult group swim practices, including triathlon swim training
  • Learn proper stroke mechanics and training techniques
  • Instructed by Pegasus Aquatics Masters Coaches
  • Many of the coaches hold All American, National and NCAA Championship titles

Dates (ongoing)
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
6:30-7:30 a.m., Monday/Wednesday/Friday

Cooper Hotel Pool

Unlimited practices
Cooper Fitness Center members only - must be 19 or older

Contact the Business Office, 972.385.6800

Meet the Cooper Coaches
Janie Cole started swimming at age 8, and in college, swam for Baylor University. Since joining Dallas Aquatic Masters in 2005, she has consistently ranked in the U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS) Top 10 in butterfly and freestyle sprint events. Janie's achievements also include swimming on several USMS and Masters world-record breaking relays. She started coaching Masters in 2014 and joined Pegasus Aquatic Masters in 2020.

Jim Dolan began swimming with the AAU Age group team Oak Cliff Swim Club at the age of 8. He has been a long time Masters swimmer holding several U.S. Masters Swimming 50 free records and several relay records. He was a member of the S.W.A.M. club at Cooper Fitness Center Dallas and began coaching Masters in 1994.

Marylyn Toledo grew up swimming with the Dallas Mustangs and at Parish Episcopal, and in college, she swam at the University of Texas at Austin and was part of 2x Big-12 Championship teams. Marylyn's accomplishments also include competing at the 2012 US Olympic Trials in the 100m Butterfly. She has been coaching Masters swimming since 2016 and is also the Assistant Varsity Swim Coach at The Hockaday School.

Erin Trahan began her elite swim career competing for Crawfish Aquatics becoming a state champion and setting state records in multiple events. She continued her swim career at Southern Methodist University where, overall, she collected 21 All-Conference Honors with six being Individual Conference Championships. After coaching for the Coronado Swim Association, Erin moved back to Dallas to continue her coaching career with Dallas Mustangs and now, Pegasus Aquatics.

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