Why SwimRVA?


Lessons, Fitness, CPR, 

Pool Schedules

Availability & Events


Located in Chesterfield County, SwimRVA serves the Greater Richmond area as a catalyst for regional aquatics and community-wide focus on water safety, health & fitness, sports tourism and competitive swimming.  We offer swimming lessons, water aerobics, aqua running, water polo, CPR & lifeguard certification courses, masters swimming, warm water therapy pool, land fitness classes, and youth triathlon training.

Check out Courtney Paulk's amazing CATALINA SWIM!!  Click here...

SwimRVA is proud to be a Make-A-Splash partner.  The USA Swimming Foundation partners with Learn-To-Swim providers nationwide to offset the cost of swimming lessons and educate the community about the importance of learning to swim.  For more information please check out the website: www.usaswimmingfoundation.org/makeasplash


SwimRVA would like to say thank you to our following sponsors:



Aqua Running:  

A training method common among elite track and field competitors reducing the impact forces felt from pounding the pavement on a routine basis, allowing athletes to maintain their fitness through challenging endurance workouts in a deep water, zero-impact environment with added resistance from the water.  Improve your fitness, V02 max, and lactate threshold without risking injury.

Tuesday & Thursday:

6:00 AM - 6:45 AM

6:45 AM - 7:30 AM

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Meet Your SwimRVA Running University Coach:  Ryan Middleton


Ryan Middleton is most excited about overall improvement and progress of his athletes, no matter their level.  Ryan coaches the runners at Endorphin Fitness across all distances including 5k to ultra-marathon. There is a fine line, as well as an important balance, between hard training and overtraining which Ryan is a master at accomplishing efficiently.  His philosophy is heavily focused on optimizing run performance using running as well as cross training to remain healthy and injury free.  Ryan has expertise in cycling, water running, and strength training for runners.  Ryan has found much success in Richmond area races, along with a few victories on the ultramarathon circuit.  Currently his PR’s are 16:02(5k), 34:39 (10k), 1:15 (13.1), and 2:42 (26.2).  Ryan is also an area high school cross country coach.


Pilates/Stretching for Runners:  

Improve your flexibility, strength, and posture while enhancing mental awareness.

Tuesday from 7pm-8pm

Strength Training for Runners:  

Strengthening your muscles is a perfect way to supplement your roadwork and reduce the risk for injury.  Taking a comprehensive approach to your training will unlock the barriers to achieving your full running potential.

Monday from 5pm-5:45pm