Welcome New Dolphins!

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

The Fort Hood Area Dolphins is a sanctioned 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. 


Tryouts are available monthly. 

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. with the head coach. Please contact the registrar by email at [email protected]  to confirm your tryout.  We accept new members the first of each month and do not prorate our monthly fees. 


The team is a year-round USA swimming team. We take a one-week break during the summer (at coaches' discretion) during Christmas and during Spring Break. 

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

Bronze Lanes: M-F 5:15- 6:30 p.m.

Silver Lanes:  M-F 5:15-7:00 p.m. and on Saturday 8:30-10:00 a.m.

Gold Lane: M-F 5:15-7:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:30-10:00 a.m.


Fort Hood Dolphins swim team practices at Abrams Physical Fitness Center (Bldg 23001) located at the corner of 62nd Street and Support Avenue on Fort Hood.


  • All payments are to be made online during registration via ACH withdrawal, debit card or credit card. 
  • No Cash 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 [email protected]

A breakdown of team fees are as follows:

USA Swimming/South Texas Annual Registration Fee: $82.00 - Charged annually, renewed each year at USA Swimming rates. All swimmers must register with USA Swimming/South Texas to participate on the team.  Members may opt to register under the Flex Program, $20.00 annual fee, some restrictions apply.

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

Fort Hood Area Dolphins Monthly Fees as of 1 Jan 2017: - Charged Monthly. Due the 1st of the month by automatic payment online. 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:

Developmental            $75       2nd family swimmer     $60

Bronze                         $85        2nd family swimmer    $60

Silver                            $85        2nd family swimmer    $60

Gold                             $85        2nd family swimmer    $60

Swim Meet FeesMeet fees vary from meet to meet, depending on the host team. Fees are typically charged per event. $10 Coaching Fee Per Individual, Per Meet within 75 miles.  Meets beyond 75 miles are charged an additional $5 per 25 miles beyond 75 miles.  More infomation can be found under the Docs tab.

Any general or financial questions about the team may be sent to [email protected].  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.