District of Columbia Aquatics Club

DCAC is the Washington D.C. area's premier USMS team. We are LGBTQ-based and welcome everyone, from those just getting their feet wet to expert swimmers - anyone with an interest in the fitness, health and wellness, social and competitive aspects of adult swimming. No waiting list - Join us!

We are a USMS Certified Gold Club  

 The Trial Swimming program and drop-in swimming is suspended until further notice. Practices are only open to DCAC members.


Feel free to splash around our website and check out what we're all about.

How to Join

2021 USMS, DPR RecTrac & Pool Dues

USMS membership 

$60 per calendar year

DPR RecTrac Fees 

$50 per calendar year for D.C. residents

$62.50 per calendar year for D.C. nonresidents

Pool dues 

Annually $300

Quarterly $75

Ten Pak $100 for 10 swims

2021 Reduced Dues for Swimmers Under 30

That's right. If you are under 30-years-old and need assistance with the cost of pool dues, we can help. We know that younger swimmers are the future of our team and we are offering reduced pool dues for swimmers under 30.

USMS registration fees and DPR RecTrac fees still apply. Funds are currently available, but this is not a permanent offer - Get yourself in gear and come swim with us! Contact treasurer@swimdcac.org for details.

Open Water Swimming

We have a group of swimmers who train in the South River or Rhode River four days per week. The swims are not DCAC-sanctioned and all are welcome to attend. For more information email treasurer@swimdcac.org

DCAC partnership with TYR Sport

DCAC is proud to call TYR our primary aquatic performance apparel and equipment sponsor.

DCAC partnership with DC Parks and Recreation

DPR's mission is to enhance the quality of life and wellness of District of Columbia residents and visitors by providing equal access to affordable and quality recreational services, by organizing programs, activities and events, and by building and maintaining safe and beautiful open spaces and recreational amenities. 

Meet our Friends

Potomac Valley Masters Swimming

Federation of Gay Games

District of Columbia Parks & Recreation
TYR Sport

Team DC

IGLA Aquatics

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