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Prospective Members

We are glad that you are interested in learning more about VAST (Valley Area Swim Team) Gators and our different programs. We are a year round competitive USA Swimming Team based out of Harrisonburg, VA. We are a part of Virginia Gators, with it's main site based in Roanoke.

We offer two different tracks:

  •  A competitive USA Swimming team, where a USA swimming membership is required, swimmers are placed in their group based on the swimmer age on September 6th, 2017 assuming they meet the entry criteria for the group.


  • For swimmers who don't wish to compete but would like continue swimming though out the year, we offer several different clinics, 10-week clinics, High School Preparation Clinic and "The May Clinic" - Preparation for Summer League.


We are here to guide you in the right direction and find the best fit for you swimmer.

  • Meet us at VSL CHAMPIONSHIPS (7/28), Coach Kevin will be at the meet to watch the swims and will be sitting in the VAST Gators booth, on the 2nd floor, in between the two session. Please feel free to ask any questions you might have.


  • Evaluations for prospective members to the Competitive Team will be held at Westover Community Pool on Sunday August 19th, Monday August 20th and Tuesday August 21st between 4-6PM. Each swimmer will be walked through a short 15 min evaluation.Please e-mail coach Sophie Lai directly if you would like a try out.


  • Join us for our Annual Picnic on August 26th, 2018 in Purcell Park, Shelter #1 at 4PM. Free hamburgers and hot dogs. Opened to prospective, new and returning members. Please follow this link to RSVP to the Picnic!