Hood River Valley Swim Team

Come Check Us Out!
The Hood River Valley Swim Team is a swim program designed for all ages who know the basics of swimming, but wish to learn more. Whether your 5 or 17 it’s never too late to start!

Join our team if you want to:

  • improve your aerobic endurance
  • learn correct stroke techniques
  • learn goal setting & dedication
  • compete with swimmers from all around the state, & possibly the country
  • participate in — not watch — a sport!

Swimming could be for you!

The Hood River Valley Swim Team is open to athletes ages 5-18. Athletes are placed in different groups based on skill level and age: 8 & under, Novice, Bronze, Silver, and Seniors. HRVST practices after school from September through the middle of June from 3:15-5:45pm (start time dependent on your group). Start times & monthly fees are listed below.

LevelDaysTimeMonthly Fee
8 & Under3x/ week3:15-4:00pm$68
NoviceMon-Fri4:00-4:45pm$68
BronzeMon-Fri4:45-5:45pm$73
SilverMon-Fri3:45-5:15pm$78
SeniorsMon-Fri3:45-5:45pm$83

Athletes will no longer have to buy a pool pass for practice. If they would like to swim at other times a pass is required.

Please go to www.hrvst.org or contact head coach Shelly Rawding at hrvst.coach@gmail.com or (509) 637-4051 to find out more information or start the process of registering.

Over 17? Check out the Masters Swimming Program! Our masters program for adults, Columbia Gorge Masters, swims in the mornings year round and has evening workouts during the school year.