New Swimmer Evaluations 2021

RICE Aquatics New Swimmer Evaluations are on a per-swimmer basis and can be scheduled by emailing the following. ( [email protected] )

  • Swimmer's Full Name
  • Date of Birth and Age
  • Summer Swim Team (if applicable)
  • Background in Swimming
  • How you heard about Rice Aquatics
  • Contact Info (Phone, Cell, Email and Address)

You will receive an email within 72 hours with your swimmer's evaluation date and time. All swimmers must set up an evaluation time prior to the evaluation dates. We do not accept walk-in evaluations. In your confirmation email you will receive information about cost, practice times, parking, what to expect and other helpful tips.

Placement into groups is not guaranteed based on availability. Swimmers being evaluated must be prepared to pay the day of their evaluation to secure their roster spot.


Fall 2021 Evaluation Dates

RICE will be holding New Swimmer evaluations the week of August 23rd at RICE University. Evaluations process takes around 20 minutes and swimmers will leave having been placed into a group for the start of the season. All groups are first come first serve.

Monday August 23rd 5:00 - 7:00 pm : Full   
Tuesday Agust 24th 5:00 - 7:00 pm:  Full
Wednesday August 25th 5:00 - 7:00 pm:  Full 
Thursday August 25th 5:00 - 7:00 pm:   Limited


Registration for Returning Age Group Swimmers

Returning Swimmer Registration is done through our online registration forms. An in-water evaluation has to be completed prior to starting our online registration for new swimmers. 

Parking for Evaluations 

RICE Univeristy

Parking on the Rice campus is at a premium. You can pay as you go in the central parking garage across the street from the recreation center for $1 per 12 minutes (cash or credit card), or at North Lot at entrance 20 off Rice Blvd. for $1 per 12 minutes (credit card only), or at the West Lot 1 in front of the Alice Pratt Brown Building for $1 per 20 minutes (credit card only). Click here for a map of campus.

Houston Swim Club Location

There is parking directly in front of the swim club. Additional parking is available with street parking in the neighborhood. Please follow any posted street signs when parking. 


Aquatic Center Use

Due to current Covid-19 Protocols swimmers will be temp checked, fill out an online wellness check prior to arrival and arrive in swim suit with mask to our evaluations. Bathrooms are not open for changing or showering. Additional details will be emailed out with your evlauation times.