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Hammerheads PUPS Program

The SwimRVA PUPS program is your introductions into masters swimming.  It is designed to start you from scratch and ease you into a comprehensive swim program and get you ready for the more endurance based practices of the main SwimRVA Hammerheads pool program OR to train on your own.  This program meets twice per week at SwimRVA-CSAC (5050 Ridgedale Parkway) and is coached by our talented and experienced beginners coaching squad.  Learn the following:

Once finished with the PUPS program, you will BE and, more importantly, FEEL ready to take the next step in your swim training.  Call us at 804-271-8271 to get started today!  We will prorate the first month and memberships are month-to-month.  No startup or cancellation fees.  Join the PUPS family today.


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I was nervous at first. Now I can't wait to get back to the pool every week! The coaches are so encouraging and the other members are fun to be around. I am looking forward to becoming a better swimmer so I can smoke the rest of the competition in my first leg of triathlons!

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