The Rapid City RACERS swim club is the Black Hills’ area premier USA Swimming team and has been a part of the Rapid City community for over 40 years. . It is a non-profit, independent organization governed by a Parent Board of Directors. RCR is a member of USA Swimming and South Dakota Swimming, Inc. RCR has achieved national bronze medal recognition for its commitment to performance excellence and the development of strong well rounded swimmers. We are ranked among the top 200 swim teams in the country by USA Swimming. RCR’s commitment to swimming excellence has produced National level swimmers and currently sends swimmers to all level of meets, including State, Sectionals, and Junior and Senior Nationals. RCR offers year round quality technical and competitive instruction by professionally trained coaches for swimmers of all ages and abilities. RCR fosters acceptance, cooperation, commitment, confidence and discipline. Our goal is to help develop outstanding young men and women who have a love for swimming as both a recreational and competitive sport for life. RCR families provide support to the swimmers and the coaches through their participation in team activities including but not limited to: team trips, swimmer’s dues, volunteering at RCR sponsored swim meets, and club fundraisers.