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Summer League

Summer League provides a fun, exciting and team-oriented introduction to competitive swimming for children ages 5 and up, where participants compete as members of Dad’s Club’s Spring Valley Dolphins. The program is designed to serve members of the Spring Valley community and is also open to a limited number of non-residents.

Summer League runs between May and June and practices take place four times a week. Participants are grouped according to age and tryouts are not required, however, swimmers must meet the minimum requirements noted below.

5-18

Summer League
practices:

Practices take place four times per week.

Practice length: 45 to 60 minutes

requirements:
  • swim 25 yards freestyle unassisted and without holding onto the ropes
  • swim 25 yards backstroke unassisted and without holding onto the ropes

equipment:
  • fins
  • cap
  • goggles
  • kickboard
  • team suit
  • equipment bag (optional)

It’s important to purchase fins and equipment that are designed for swim training. Please note:

  • Tritan, Sporti, TYR & Finis all make swim fins designed for children (see picture for style) and fins are fitted by shoe size.
  • Kickboards come in junior size for children 5-8 and small 9-10 year-olds, and regular size for children 9 and over.

Equipment can be purchased at the Dad's Club Swim Shop:

1006 Voss Road
Houston, Texas 77055
(713)461-8577

A Note About Eligibility

Residents of Spring Valley have enrollment priority for the Summer League. We are limited per the Bayou Swim League bylaws to 25 non-resident swimmers. If you live outside the Spring Valley boundaries and your family does not have a Dad’s Club Family Membership, you must purchase the Spring Valley Dolphins Team Family Membership Rider to join the Summer League. The SVD Team Family Membership Rider is good for weekends in May and every day throughout the month of June.

 

Fees and Pricing 

Spring Valley Residents and Dad's Club Family Members

Team fees: $150

 

Non-Members

Team fees: $200

Required rider: Spring Valley Dolphins Team Family Membership Rider ($200)

 

Team Suits

Boys: $TBD

Girls: $TBD

Summer League

important dates

May 3

Practice Starts

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See practice times

May 16

Texas Swim Shops @ Dad’s Club

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4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

May 30

No Swim Practice

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June 6

Practice Time Changes

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See practice times

2022 Spring Valley Dolphins Meet Calendar

May 20

SVD Time Trials

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5:00 pm

June 4 updated

Briar Village @ Spring Valley

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8:00 am

June 11

SVD vs. Sharks vs. BGP @SBISD Natatorium

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8:00 am

June 15

Relay Invitational @ BGP

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5:00 pm

June 18

SVD @ Westchester

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8:00 am

June 24 & 25

Championship Meet (must be able to attend both days) @ BV

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8:00 am

June 26

Team Party

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TBA