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, tpitcher@pleasanthillrec.com

Registration Information

Registration Fees

14 & Under Swimmers
12/2-2/29/20 $487/$467 (Dist. Res.)
3/1-3/31/20 $512/$492 (Dist. Res.)
After 4/1/20 $542/$522 (Dist. Res.)

High School Swimmers
12/2-3/31/20 $332/$312 (Dist. Res.)
After 4/1/20 $357/$337 (Dist. Res.)

Fee includes team t-shirt. Register early to take advantage of the optional payment plan.

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2020 Practice Schedule (Season runs 4/14-7/27/20)

  • Spring practice held at PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane;
  • Summer practice at PH Education Center Pool: 1 Santa Barbara Road
 Age as of 6/15/20 Spring 4/13-6/4
M-Th 
Summer 6/8-7/27
M/Tu/Th/F 
 6 & under 3:30-4:00 pm  10:30-11:15 am 
7-8  4:00-4:45 pm  10:30-11:15 am 
9-10*  5:00-6:00 pm*  9:30-10:30 am 
11-12*  5:00-6:00 pm* 9:30-10:30 am 
13-14*  6:00-7:00 pm*  8:00-9:30 am 
15-18*  6:00-7:00 pm*  8:00-9:30 am 

*For 9-18 swimmers, all practices are at PH Education Center Pool. Combined PM practice for all age groups available for those unable to make AM summer practice, 5:00-6:00 pm. No Practice May 25, July 2-5. County meet qualifying swimmers practice through July 31. All practices move to PH Education Center Pool on May 11.

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 at 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 14 at the Teen Center 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". 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).

SPRING 2020 
Tryouts: Saturday, 3/14 at 10:00 am
PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane
Fees: $195/$175 (Dist. Res.)
8220.301  4/14-6/4  Tu/Th  3:30-4:00 pm
Practice moves to PH Education Center on May 12.

SUMMER 2020
Tryouts: Friday, 5/29 at 4:00 pm at PH Aquatic Park
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, 6/3.
$40 discount when you also register for Spring Mini-Dolfins.

PH Education Center Pool: 1 Santa Barbara Road
Fees: $285/$265 (Dist. Res.)
8220.302  6/8-7/27  M/Tu/Th/F  11:30-12:00 pm
Practices subject to change due to team events. Check weekly email for updates. No practice 7/2-7/5

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