Virginia Gators of Harrisonburg


Virginia Gators, Harrisonburg: Swimming fun for kids of all ages since 1970.

The Virginia Gators of Harrisonburg offers fun opportunities for educational, social and emotional development, and the chance to learn the values of hard work, dedication, self-discipline, integrity, and good sportsmanship. Virginia Gators is a year-round swim team offering instruction, training, and competitive opportunities for young people from ages 5-18. Children of all abilities are welcome to join and improve their swimming skills and compete at all levels.



To prepare the youth of our community for success in swimming and in life while creating confident, competent, and problem-solving adults.


To teach, inspire, and enable our swimmers to achieve personal excellence in life and in swimming. 

Core Values:

Grit - purpose, passion, toughness, resilience, and perserverance

Integrity – leadership, accountability, honesty, and respect

Attitude –  confidence, enthusiasm, competitive greatness, and pride  

Commitment – passion, effort, and discipline

Learning – deliberate, growth mindset, and mindful 


We believe that all athletes deserve to participate in sports, free from any form of emotional, physical, and sexual misconduct, and we strive to achieve inclusive excellence.


Questions? Feel free to contact us HERE. If you are interested in supporting our team through a sponsorship, please email our Director of Operations