Our coached sessions are open to any swimmer who is a member of a Masters Club. We frequently welcome swimmers from other Melbourne clubs, and have regularly welcomed swimmers from overseas countries who have been holidaying in Australia. All coaching is by qualified Masters coaches.
The Club has 3 coached training sessions a week. As of 1st January 2023 these are:
Saturday 8.30 am to 10.00 am
Monday 6.30 pm to 7.45 pm
Thursday 6.30 pm to 7.45 pm
The Club also participates in the Masters Swimming Australia Endurance 1000 program
Wednesday 8.00 pm to 9.30 pm (Indoor pool - not coached).
There are also a number of other times when club members swim together as a group.
Please click here for swim tips and further information about your training sessions.
To learn about training etiquette which will help you get the most out of your training sessions and enables us to all have fun sharing the pool click here.
Coached Session Fees
In addition to your annual membership fee the Dolphins training sessions cost $5.00 per coached session. This fee helps cover the costs of paying our coaches and other overheads. Rather than paying cash each time, the club has a system of prepaid swim tickets.
To purchase a ticket you make an electronic funds transfer of $50.00 for 10 sessions (or $100.00 for 20 sessions) to the club's bank account and put printed receipt in the tin in coaches box, and collect a new ticket to punch every time you swim on pool deck.
Tickets are non-refundable.
Bank details -
BSB: 633 000 (Bendigo Bank)
Account number: 151125036
Payee: Doncaster Dolphins
Don't forget to enter your NAME under 'lodgement reference'
Head Coach - Neroli Nixon
Neroli has worked in the aquatic industry for more than three decades as a Coach of both amateur and masters swimmers. Her personal experience and successes as a swimmer include Open Age National Champion and Age Group medallist, Masters swimming, Open Water swimming, teaching swimming and training teachers and coaches in swimming.
Assistant Coach - Brett Comeskey
Brett has worked in the aquatic industry for almost 20 years. He has a wealth of experience including learn to swim instructor, teacher of people with disabilities and junior swim coach, along with many other swimming and pool related roles. He has worked with people of different ages, nationalities, and abilities.