The Roanoke Valley Aquatic Association will begin regular season meets next Monday, June 12. The season will run through the annual City-County meet at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center on July 28 and 29.
This year the RVAA will include 14 local pools, including the Stonegate Swim Club and the Hidden Valley Country Club. Other teams include defending champ Hunting Hills, Roanoke Country Club, Castle Rock, Spring Run, Elks Lodge, Olympic Park, Forest Hills, Our Lady of Nazareth, Read Mountain, Ashley Plantation and the Vinton Area team.
Stonegate will once again compete in Division I, for the larger teams, along with Read Mountain, Hunting Hills and Spring Run. The Gators will hit the deep water right off the blocks, as they host Hunting Hills to open the season next Monday. Strokes include 25 Free and 25 Back for ages six and under, 25 Fly and 50 Free for 7-8 year olds, 100 Free and 50 Fly for nine and up and the 200 Free Relay for 13 & up.
Hidden Valley will open the season at the Roanoke Country Club on Monday, and Limestone Park will also compete in that meet. Hidden Valley is in Division IV with Vinton and Limestone Park.
The six Monday night meets will begin at approximately 6 pm