Welcome to the Orland Otters swim page!
There's nothing hotter than being an otter!
The Orland Otters would like to welcome you and your family and thank you for being part of our program. We are very excited about the upcoming season. It will be filled with new experiences, friendships, and success! Through your support, each Orland Otter swimmer will have the opportunity to move forward in his or her "Pursuit of Excellence."
The Orland Otter Swim Team is an organization providing a multi-level competitive swim program. We are sanctioned by USA Swimming, Inc., and we train and abide by the laws of this organization. We belong to the North Valley Aquatic League (NVAL) as part of Sierra Nevada Swimming.
Month at a Glance
Month of July 2021
Happy 4th of July!! There will be regular practice on July 5th and swim and stroke @ 7pm
July 10-11 Orland Otter Invitational - Job sign-ups are OPEN!
July 14 Team Picture Day from 7:30am - 9:40am
Seniors: 7:30am-8am, Blues/Whites: 8am-9am - TEAM PICTURE @ 9AM - Minis: 9:15am-9:40am - **siblings can come at an earlier time if they have an older sibling
Order forms will be available in parent folders on July 5th. An email will be sent out with a link to order online, as well.
July 14 Dual with Willows @ Orland - warms ups @ 5:30pm
July 19 Otter-A-Thon - this is a fundraiser that counts lap swims of your swimmer. Your swimmer gets pledges per lap from family and friends. Pledge forms will be available in your parent folder on July 5th.
July 21 Dual with Durham @ Orland - warm ups @ 5:30pm
July 28 Team Carb Load Pot Luck Dinner - location TBD
July 31-August 1 NVALS in Redding
Month of June 2021
June 23 Dual vs. Corning @ Orland
June 30 Dual vs. Gridley @ Gridley
PAST MONTHS FOR 2020
Month of June 2020
JUNE 1 Sign ups open online
June 24 Otter Board Meeting via Zoom
June 28 Firework Booth Opens
June 29 Firework Sales
June 30 Firework Sales
Month of July(2020)
July 1 Firework Sales
July 2 Firework Sales
July 3 Firework Sales
July 4 Firework Sales
July 22 Team Picture Day
July 29 Otter Board Meeting via Zoom
Month of August(2020)
August 26 Otter Board Meeting via Zoom
Month of September(2020)
September 30 Otter Board Meeting via Zoom
Month of October(2020)
October 28 Otter Board Meeting via Zoom
Month of November(2020)
November 18 Otter Board Meeting via Zoom
Month of December(2020)
No Board Meeting in December Happy Holidays
Past Months 2019
Month of April(2019):
April 6th: 10 to 2pm will be registration for the Orland Otters. It will be happening at Carnegie Hall located at 912 3rd Street(next to Orland Free Library). There will be board members there to help you sign up and answer any questions you might have.
Online registration is OPEN!
April 24th: Orland Otter Board Meeting, 7:00pm closed session, 7:30pm open session at the Orland Free Library Community Room.
Month of May(2019)
Lap Swim conditioning TBA- dependent on pool startup by City of Orland Public Works and temperature.
May 29th: Orland Otter Board Meeting at the Orland Free Library Community Room Open Session 7:00pm
All welcome to attend
Month of June(2019)
June 3rd-7th Afternoon practice begins 3:30-5pm
June 10th Morning Practice Begins
If you are a NEW swimmer please follow the age guidelines below to determine what practice times to attend.
Senior group (approx. ages 13-18)
Blue group ( approx 11-12)
White group (approx. ages 9-10)
Mini Otters (approx. ages 8 and under)
As swimming skills are assessed your swimmer may be placed in higher or lower group.
First Day of Morning Practice June 10th group times:
RETURNING swimmers please come to practice at the group time you attended last season:
June 12thBlue and White Dual (Orland Otter swimmers only) 5::30pm Swimmer warm ups and Parents meet Set up.
June 14-16th (CANCELLED)Anderson Invitational at West Valley High in Cottonwood
June 17th No Practice: Team Picture Day-Older Swimmers 8:45am: Younger Swimmers 9:30am,Team picture last ~10am
June 17th Invitational Planning meeting & Fun Swim Night 6pm
June 19th Durham vs Orland Dual Meet at Orland Pool 5:30 warm up, 6:00 meet start
June 21-23rd Durham Dolphin Invitational
June 24th Invitational planning meeting & Fun Swim Night 7:00pm
June 26th Corning vs Orland Dual Meet at Orland Pool 5:30 warmup, Meet 6pm
June 28th-30th Gridley Gator Golden Anniversary Meet
June 28th First Day of Fireworks Booth is Open- Shifts Open-Sign up!
June 29th Fireworks Booth Open
June 30th Fireworks Booth Open