Our Mission:

Building a community of quality people pursuing excellence. FGSC is committed to providing a safe environment for all participants. 

Our Vision:

To prepare our athletes for success at the highest possible desired level of competition.

Team Philosophy:


Courage is the willingness to accept risk and endure failings. 

Perseverance is the backbone of success in any endeavor in life. 

Building a tradition of success one stroke at a time. 


Who we are:

Established in 1969 the Forest Grove Swim Club(FGSC) is a year-round competitive swimming program created for the youth of Forest Grove, Banks, Gaston, North Plains and the surrounding areas of Western Washington and Yamhill Counties. FGSC has a rich history of teaching and producing successful student/athletes.

"Fierce and Mighty Dragon" swimmers have enjoyed success at many levels:

  • US Olympic Team Trials Qualifiers
  • USA Swimming's Senior National Qualifiers
  • USA Swimming's Junior National Qualifiers
  • Oregon High School State Champions
  • Scholastic All-American team honors

As members of Oregon Swimming and USA Swimming Forest Grove Swim Club is open to a variety of ability levels and is dedicated to the maximum development of each swimmer as an athlete and as an individual. Participation in youth sport is a life-enhancing experience.

Our program is comprised of year-round athletes that emphasizes structure, teamwork, respect, passion, and discipline; the better the person, the better the athlete, the better the swimmer. The benefits of swimming and of Forest Grove Swim Club go far beyond the pool, we are a true community program.