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 (Free)
For new 8 & Under Swimmers and Mini-Dolfins.
Location: PH Aquatic Park, 147 Gregory Lane

  • No try-outs currently scheduled. 

You may register for programs before you attend try outs.

Registration Information

2023 Season information will be available in December.  2022 Season details are here for informational purposes only. 

Registration Fees

14 & Under Swimmers
12/13-2/28/22 $525/$505 (Dist. Res.)
3/1-3/31/22 $555/$535 (Dist. Res.)
4/1-5/23/22 $585/$565 (Dist. Res.)

High School Swimmers
12/13-3/31/22 $370/$350 (Dist. Res.)
4/1-5/23/22 $400/$380 (Dist. Res.)

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

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2022 Practice Schedule (Season runs 4/11-7/25/22)

  • Spring practice held at PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane;
  • Summer practice at PH Education Center Pool: 1 Santa Barbara Road
  • Update 3/17/22: Summer practice times revised for 10 & under swimmers (including Mini's). Please see the table below for updated times. 
 Age as of 6/15/22Spring 4/11-6/2
Summer 6/6-7/25
 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 16. No Practice May 30, July 1-4.
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 July 29.

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 7:30 pm on Thursday, May 19 at the Senior 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


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).

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

SPRING 2022 
PH Aquatic Park: 147 Gregory Lane
Fees: $215/$195 (Dist. Res.)
8200.901 4/12-6/2 Tu/Th 3:30-4:00 pm
Practice moves to PH Education Center on May 17.

Registration Deadline: Friday, 6/3 at 4:00 pm.
PH Education Center Pool: 1 Santa Barbara Road
Fees: $300/$280 (Dist. Res.)
8200.902 6/7-7/26 M/Tu/Th/F 12:30-1:00 pm

Practices subject to change due to team events. Check weekly email for updates. No practice 6/24, 7/1-7/4

Note: Summer Mini's practice time updated 3/17/22 - they will now practice 12:30-1:00pm. 

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