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(2019)
July 1st-4th Fireworks Booth Sales
July 4th No Swim Practice. Happy Independence Day!!!!
July 6th Paradise Firecracker held at Dwight Brinson Pool in Durham
July 8th Otter-O-Thon 7-9pm at Orland Pool & Invitational Planning Meeting
(Last one before our invitational!!!) 7:00pm
July 12th 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!! 5:00pm
July 11th-July 14th Bill Rose Classic aka: "JOs" only swimmers with qualifying swim times can compete.
July 13th-14th Orland Otter Invitational!!! GO OTTERS!!!!!!
July 17th Dual Willows vs Orland at Orland Pool
July 19th-20th Regular Practice
July 20th-21st Plumas Rapids Meet in Quincy
July 22rd-July 26th Regular Practice
July 29th-Aug 1st Taper Week, all Otters can swim through taper week
July 31st Team Spirit Potluck Dinner 6:00pm-Orland High School Career Center
Month of August(2019)
August 2nd-4th NVAL Championships at Redding Aquatic Center
August 7th Awards Banquet and Potluck dinner at the Orland High School Career Center 6pm
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