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Our Rockford Riptide Partners

Mission Statement: "Our purpose is to introduce children to the benefits of competitive swimming and encourage our swimmers to reach their highest level of potential in and out of the water while demonstrating leadership and sportsmanship skills."

Welcome to the Rockford Riptide Swim Program!

 Registration for Fall Season (August 28 - November 30) opens August 10! Priority registration is being offered to returning families through 8/14, with new families able to register for Fall starting August 14! Late Registration will open on August 31 for USA Team. Jr Riptide late registration will begin on September 16.

Welcome to our Northview teammates! This fall, Riptide welcomes Northview swimmers to our USA team. A Northview parent meeting will be held at NHS to answer questions and meet the coaches. Date and time to be announced.

New swimmers and returning swimmers who did not swim Spring/Summer session will need to be evaluated for group placement. Assessment dates take place on Monday, August 26th and Tuesday, August 27th from 4:30-6p and Wednesday, September 4 from 5:30-7p at North Rockford Middle School Pool. No appointment necessary. Swimmers will be assessed in the order they arrive. Locker rooms are available. Please escort your swimmer to the pool through the lobby or locker room to check in for evaluation.

If you are a USA swimmer and have questions about group placement or evaluations, please contact Coach Terri at If you are a Jr Riptide swimmers contact Coach Dakota at

Save the Date! Our Home USA Meet will be on November 23rd at RHS. We would like all Rockford Riptide USA swimmers to participate. Volunteer sign up will come out in October.

Our Fall USA Parent meeting will be held in Mid-September. Date and time will be announced once the location has been confirmed.

Rockford Riptide Staff will be on limited hours Friday, August 9 - Friday August 23rd. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, August 26th.

Rockford Tough, Rockford Strong!

 Rockford Riptide is a USA Swimming sanctioned competitive swim club and part of the Rockford Aquatics program.  For those interested in Rockford Riptide, you will find plenty of information here at our site. While browsing through the website, you will find that our kids are the center of our program. With a superb coaching staff, our kids experience the benefits of wonderful instruction and guidance while they develop their swimming talents.

Rockford Riptide is a non-profit 501c3 organization. Our Parent Board meets each month, generally on the second week. All members are welcome at each meeting and encouraged to be involved in team activities and fundraisers. Agenda and minutes can be found on the tab Club Info