Dolfins Swim Team

Dolfin Swim Team Logo featuring Flippy the Dolfin

Spring/Summer Recreational Swim Team
PH Dolfins Website

About the Dolfins
Have Fun! Swim Fast! Founded in 1964, the Pleasant Hill Dolfins is a summer recreational swim team. Daily practice with instruction in all four competitive strokes, racing starts and turns and swim meets in the summer. The team also offers special activities for swimmers and their families. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle (face in the water with rhythmic breathing) and 25 yards backstroke.

Head Coach Talli Pitcher

Swim Try Outs 
All new swimmers, aged 8 & under, including Mini-Dolfins, must attend a free Swim Try Out to ensure correct placement.

2023 Registration Information

Registration Fees

14 & Under Swimmers
12/12-2/28/23 $545/$525 (Dist. Res.)
3/1-3/31/23 $580/$560 (Dist. Res.)
4/1-5/22/23 $610/$590 (Dist. Res.)

High School Swimmers
12/12-3/31/23 $390/$370 (Dist. Res.)
4/1-5/22/23 $420/$400 (Dist. Res.)

Fee includes team t-shirt. Register early to save money, take advantage of the optional payment plan and make sure you get a spot on the team - some age groups will fill!

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2023 Practice Schedule (Season runs 4/10-7/31/23)

  • Spring practice held at PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane;
  • Summer practice at PH Education Center Pool: 1 Santa Barbara Road
 Age as of 6/15/23Spring 4/10-6/1
M-Th 
Summer 6/5-7/31
M/Tu/Th/F 
 6 & under4:15-4:45 pm11:45-12:30 pm 
7-8 4:45-5:30 pm11:45-12:30 pm 
9-10 5:45-6:45 pm*10:30-11:30 am 
11-12 5:45-6:45 pm*9:30-10:30 am 
13-14 6:45-7:45 pm*8:00-9:30 am 
15-18 6:45-7:45 pm*8:00-9:30 am 

*For 9-18 swimmers, all practices are at PH Education Center Pool.
All practices move to PH Education Center Pool on May 15. No Practice May 29, June 30-July 4.
Combined PM practice for all age groups available for those unable to make AM summer practice, 5:00-6:00 pm.
County meet qualifying swimmers practice through August 4.

For more information, call the District Office at 925-682-0896.

Work Assignments

Parents/families play a vital role in the success of this program and parent participation is required. $500 Family Deposit (per family) must be paid by check at the time of registration to the Pleasant Hill Dolfins Parent Club. Checks will ONLY be cashed if work assignments are not completed. Parent Meeting will be held immediately following Time Trials on Sat, 5/20 will discuss work requirements. For more information, please see the Work Assignments (PDF) or visit the PH Dolfins website.

Little girl swimmer posing by pool

Mini-Dolfins

7 yrs and Under
A program for young swimmers who are not quite ready for the Dolfins Swim Team. Students must be able to take breaths on their own while "swimming" (see above for try outs information). Swimmers will be instructed in all competitive strokes. Depending on progress/ability, participants may move to the Dolfins Swim Team. Summer Mini-Dolfins participate in age group and end-of-season parties, receive a team t-shirt and swim in the last home meet (date TBD). New Minis must attend a free swim try-out.

Practices subject to change due to team events. Check weekly email for updates.

SPRING 2023 
PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane
Fees: $225/$205 (Dist. Res.)
8200.301 4/11-6/1 Tu/Th 4:15-4:45 pm
Practice moves to PH Education Center on May 16.

SUMMER 2023
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 5/31
PH Education Center Pool: 1 Santa Barbara Road
Fees: $340/$320 (Dist. Res.)
8200.302 6/5-7/31 M/Tu/Th/F 12:30-1:00 pm

Practices subject to change due to team events. Check weekly email for updates. No practice 6/23, 6/30-7/4

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