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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Deerfield Beach Aquatics Dolphins Swim Coach Earns Vikki Wells Commitment to Excellence Award

The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department would like to congratulate Coach Joanna Brighton of the Deerfield Beach Dolphins for receiving the 2017 Vikki Wells Commitment to Excellence Award! The South Florida Recreational Swim League presents this award annually.

Coach Brighton’s commitment to the Dolphins Swim Team throughout the year is second to none and the team is lucky to have her.

This season, Dolphins Swim Team member, and Deerfield Beach resident, Kevin Melo, broke the South Florida Recreational Swim League Record for boys ages 9 – 10, 50 yard Freestyle, with a time of 29.03 seconds beating the previous record that was set in 2005 of 29.06.

The Deerfield Beach Dolphins Swim Team is a year-round based youth program that will provide an introduction to all swimming strokes in a fun recreational setting.

For additional information on the Dolphins Swim Team and/or aquatic programming, please call the (954) 420-2262.

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