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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. 

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Month at a Glance

Month of July

July 2nd-4th Fireworks Booth Sales

July 9th Otter-O-Thon 7-9pm at Orland Pool

July 9th (Time/Date Change!!). Invitational Planning meeting.  Last one before our swim meet!!! 

July 13th Invitational Set Up!! Like a BIG dual, but we put up canopies, tables for coaches, and more!! The more people we have for set up, the faster it goes!!

July 14th-15th  Orland Otter Invitational!!! 

July 18th Dual Gridley vs Orland at Gridley Community Pool

July 19th-20th Regular Practice

July 19th-July 22nd Bill Rose Classic aka: JOs only swimmers with qualifying swim times can compete.

July 20th-July 22nd Plumas Rapids swim meet.  Please speak to Sean Kochems if you would like to attend. 

July 23rd-July 26th Taper Week- All Orland Otters can swim through Taper

July 25th Team Spirit Potluck dinner-location to TBA

July 26th Team Breakfast and Practice

July 27th NVAL Championships Cancelled due to fire

July 28th NVAL Championships Cancelled due to fire

July 29th NVAL Championships Cancelled due to fire

August 1st Awards Banquet and Potluck dinner at the Orland Pool 6pm

Month of June

June 13th Blue and White Dual (Orland Otter swimmers only) 5::30pm Swimmer warm ups and Parents meet Set up.

June 15-17th Anderson Invitational at West Valley High in Cottonwood

June 18th Team Picture Day- Older Swimmers 8:45am, Younger Swimmers 9:30am, Team picture last

June 20th Willows vs Orland Dual Meet at Orland Pool 5:30 warm up, 6:00 meet start

June 20th at 11:59pm Deadline to register online for Durham Dolphin Invitational

June 21st at 11:59pm Deadline to register online for Gridley Gator Swim Meet

June 22-24th Durham Dolphin Invitational - Orland West Otters -Coach Emily

June 22-24th RAD B/A+ LC Meet- Orland East Otters- Coach Betsy

June 27th Durham vs Orland Dual Meet at Orland Pool (LOCATION CHANGE!!!)

June 28th First Day of Fireworks Booth is Open- Shifts Open-Sign up!

June 28th Fireworks Booth Open

June 29th Fireworks Booth Open

June 29th-July 1st Gridley Gator Swim Meet at Gridley Community Pool

June 30th Fireworks Booth Open

First Day of Practice June 11th group times:

 RETURNING swimmers please come to practice at the group time you attended last season:

Seniors 7:45-10am

Blue 8:30-10am

White 9:45-10:45

Mini 10-10:45

If you are 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.

More Information Soon!!! 

See June calendar and Upcoming events on the right side of page.

Month of May

May 14th:  3:30pm to 5:00pm   Orland Otter Lap Swim Conditioning for Current and Registered swimmers (all fees paid USA, Sierra Nevada, and Swim team fees). If you are unsure if you swimmer is clear to swim email  Your swimmer cannot get in the pool until registration is complete, this is for the safety of your swimmer and Lap Supervisor.  The Lap Supervisor will have a list of swimmers who can swim and will be updated as swimmers are cleared.  Thank you for understanding.

May 28th: NO LAP SWIM-Memorial Day

May 30th: Orland Otter Board Meeting at the Orland Free Library Community Room Closed Session 6:00pm 

Open Session 6:30pm-All welcome to attend

Month of April:

April 14th: 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 for returning Orland Otter Swimmers!

April 25th: Orland Otter Board Meeting, 6:00pm closed session, 6:30pm open session at the Orland Free Library Community Room.

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