Welcome New Dolphins!

We would like to welcome you to the Fort Hood Area Dolphins Swim Team!  

The Fort Hood Area Dolphins is a USA Swimming sanctioned competitive swim team serving the communities of Copperas Cove, Fort Hood, Killeen, Harker Heights, and Central Texas.  The team is a member of the South Texas Local Swimming Committee (LSC).  Membership is open to 6-18 year olds. 


Anyone interested in trying out for the team is welcome to do so on the LAST Friday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Please contact the to confirm your tryout.  We accept new members the first of each month and do not prorate our monthly fees. 


The team swims year round.  We normally take breaks during August, the Christmas Holiday season and Spring Break (at Head Coach's discretion).

Developmental team: M-F 5:15-6:15 p.m.

Bronze: M-F 5:15-7:00 p.m.

Silver and Gold teams: M-W-F 5:15-7:00 p.m, T-Th 5:15-7:00, Sat: 8:30-1000 am


Fort Hood Dolphins swim team practices at Abrams Physical Fitness Center (Bldg 23001) which is located at the corner of 62nd Street and Support Avenue on Fort Hood (indoor 25 meter pool).  During the summer months (from late May to early August), most of our practices will be held at the Comanche Recreation Center's outdoor 50 meter pool.


  • All payments are to be made online.
  • No Cash or check is accepted at any time. 
  • Monthly fees are considered late after the 5th of each month and a late charge of $5.00 will be applied. 
  • Any general or financial questions about the team could be sent to

A breakdown of team fees are as follows:

USA Swimming/South Texas Annual Registration Fee: $78.00 - Charged annually, renewed each year at USA Swimming rates. All swimmers must register with USA Swimming/South Texas to participate on the team.

Fort Hood Dolphins Initial Registration Fee (Per Individual Swimmer): $60.00  - Charged once, upon joining team. Fee includes a team swim cap.

Fort Hood Dolphins Monthly Fees as of 1 Sept 2017: - Charged Monthly. Monthly dues are considered LATE after the 5th of each month. A $5 late fee will be charged for any dues paid after the 5th of each month. Dues amounts for each practice group are as follows:

             Junior Dophins             $50        

Developmental            $65       2nd family swimmer     $60

Bronze                         $75        2nd family swimmer    $60

Silver                            $75        2nd family swimmer    $60

Gold                             $75        2nd family swimmer    $60


Swim Meet Fees - Meet fees vary from meet to meet, depending on the host team. Fees are typically charged per event$10 Coaching Fee Per Individual, Per Meet

Any general or financial questions about the team may be sent to  A board member will be available the first Monday of each month during practice to go over any questions in person.

We look forward to meeting you! Feel free to look around the website and email us if you have any questions!

This is not swim lessons; this is for already established swimmers looking to improve their strokes for swim meet competition and fun.  Swimmers should be Red Cross Level IV certified or equivalent prior to trying out.