Why SwimRVA?


Lessons, Fitness, CPR, 

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Located in Chesterfield County, SwimRVA serves the Greater Richmond area as a catalyst for regional aquatics and community-wide focus on water safety, health & fitness, sports tourism and competitive swimming.  We offer swimming lessons, water aerobics, aqua running, water polo, CPR & lifeguard certification courses, masters swimming, warm water therapy pool, land fitness classes, and youth triathlon training.

Check out Courtney Paulk's amazing CATALINA SWIM!!  Click here...

SwimRVA is proud to be a Make-A-Splash partner.  The USA Swimming Foundation partners with Learn-To-Swim providers nationwide to offset the cost of swimming lessons and educate the community about the importance of learning to swim.  For more information please check out the website: www.usaswimmingfoundation.org/makeasplash


SwimRVA would like to say thank you to our following sponsors:


SwimRVA Water Polo

SwimRVA Youth Water Polo Team Picture


SwimRVA Water Polo is Richmond's youth water polo team!  The RVA Sharks are an age group youth water polo team built on character, work ethic and leadership.  Looking for a fun filled, team oriented, aquatic based youth sport?  SwimRVA Polo wants you!!  Come join the fun!

Water polo is rapidly growing throughout the country with teams as close as Washington, D.C. and North Carolina.  Joining a team is beneficial to the development of your social skills, realizing the value of your hard work, improving your health and building your self-esteem.  The SwimRVA Water Polo team is a group of close-knit individuals that work hard and welcomes andy new athletes

Fun facts about water polo:

1. Average water polo player swims 1,600 meters in a game (28 minutes)

2. Water polo is among one of the fastest growing high school sports.  It is sixth for boys and fith for girls according to the National Federation of High School : http://www.nfhs.org/ParticipationStatics/ParticipationStatics.aspx/

3. Women's USA Water Polo has been the top 3 in Olympics since 2000

4. Blake Dunson was the first ever SwimRVA Water Polo player to get a scholarship to play in college 

SwimRVA is looking for amazing new instructors to help us further our Drownproof Richmond initiative.  Must be 15 years old.  Please ask them to email Director of Programs, Dr. Kelo at Debbie.kelo@swimrichmond.org


Water Polo Swimming News by SwimSwam