Welcome to the Rudgear Estates Swim Team (REST), home of the Rats. We are a summer recreational swim team in the Walnut Creek Swim Conference. Our swimmers come from many of our surrounding neighborhoods and schools. REST is a fun and friendly place to swim. We focus on the values of self-improvement, sportsmanship, and spirit. Our coaches are always on deck to provide instruction, feedback, and encouragement while making it a fun experience for all our swimmers. Many of our coaches have grown up swimming for REST themselves. We think it says something about the team that they want to come back year after year to share their enthusiasm for REST to the next generation of Rats. The bonds made on swim team last longer than the summer, they last a lifetime.


The official summer season starts in April and ends in early August. As part of the Walnut Creek Swim Conference, we swim against the other 7 teams in the conference, plus several non-conference teams throughout the season. Along with our meets, we plan fun activities for both swimmers and their families: movie nights, ice cream socials, talent shows (Rudgear Idol), age-group socials, pasta feeds, adult socials, and more.


What makes REST truly special is our families. We come together every summer to support not just our own children, not just the fastest swimmers. We come together to root for every Rat in the pool.


We’d love for you to join our team!