Donner Swim Club

Donner Swim Club is a competitive swim program affiliated with USA Swimming and Indiana Swimming.  We provide the greater Columbus community with the opportunity to participate in a formal, structured swimming program designed to meet the needs of young people.



Swim Breakfast

To All AGD, AGE, and Gold Parents: 

Wednesday, July 30th, we are having a breakfast for the swimmers.  This will take place after practice around 8 am.  I am looking for parents to provide the following items for the breakfast.  Egg Casseroles, variety of fruit, baked goodies, gallons of milk and juice are needed to feed these hungry swimmers.  Also, paper plates, plastic ware and napkins are needed.

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Thank you for your willingness to feed the swimmers!

If your swimmer will be attending the breakfast on Wednesday, please let me know how many and the group they belong to  ASAP.  This will help me see if I need more of anything.


Beckie Eckelman


Annual Banquet

Donner Swimmers and Families come join us for our annual banquet. 

Chicken, place settings, and drinks(lemonade and water) will be provided. Please bring a pitch-in dish based on your last name:

  • A-G = cold side dish (ex: fruit, salad, deviled eggs)
  • H-P = warm side dish (ex: potato casserole, green beans, baked beans)
  • Q-Z = dessert (rice krispie treats, brownies, cookies)

When: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Where: Donner Center

Time: 5:30 Dinner, Family swim about 7:15p.m.

(let me know # in your family coming so I order enough chicken)

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Meet Signups

You can sign up your swimmer for a meet using the system.  There is a link to that system on the Meet Signup page. Simply click on the link to be taken directly to the Donner Swim Club area.  There you will see a list of the meets that you are currently able to sign up for.  Click on the "Respond Now" button to enter the system and begin the signup process.  You will need to know your credentials to log on. 

If you don't see a meet you are interested in, then registration is not open for us at this time.  Either check back later or contact DSC for further clarification.

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News and updates from USA Swimming
  • Applications for the 2013-14 Scholastic All-America recognition program are now available on the USA Swimming website. This membership recognition program is for USA Swimming student-athletes who have completed the 10th – 12th grades in 2013-14 and have swum a qualifying pool time or competed in one of four designated Disability meets or the USA Swimming National Open Water Championships which will be held June 13th and 15th in Castaic Lake, CA. Applicants must have at least a 3.5 GPA for the current academic year and a school transcript for the year is needed before applying for SAA.
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  • Olympic gold medalists and world-record holders Michael Phelps (Baltimore, Md.) and Missy Franklin (Centennial, Colo.) are expected to highlight a star-studded field for next week’s Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara, the final stop of USA Swimming’s 2013-14 Arena Grand Prix Series.