Project Skill: Swimming

DC Strokes Rowing Club

The DC Strokes Rowing Club (DCSRC) is committed to bridging gaps between communities by building an inclusive environment, fostering personal growth and promoting the true spirit of sportsmanship. DCSRC programs offer opportunities for rowers of all experience levels regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation or income. They offer morning or evening workouts and even have a “Learn to Row” program for the person just learning the sport. Today, DCSRC is one of only a handful of dedicated, independent LGBT rowing clubs in the world, along with the Chicago Rowing Union, the San Francisco Bay Blades, and the Melbourne Argonauts in...

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Rainbow Spinnakers Sailing Club

The Rainbow Spinnakers Sailing Club is a diverse group of sailing enthusiasts located in Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, and the Chesapeake Bay area who sail on the Potomac River, the Chesapeake Bay, and even sailing trips to the Caribbean and other great places. Rainbow Spinnakers is a non-profit organization that provides the LGBT community opportunities to develop sailing skills and promote the community of sailing.  Whether you have your own boat or not and whether you are a novice or a seasoned Captain, all are...

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Lambda Divers

Lambda Divers is a nonprofit, social organization dedicated to promoting scuba diving in the LGBT Community.  In addition to sharing information about certification, they are a great resource to learn about upcoming scuba trips and occasionally are able to coordinate trips.  Previous trips have included Australia, the Caribbean and...

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DC Aquatics Club (DCAC)

DCAC is a high-energy swim team and social club whose mission is to promote competitive and fitness swimming for lesbians & gays and their friends in a team-oriented, professionally-coached setting. Established in 1988, DCAC is dedicated to promoting the sport of swimming. All swimmers, regardless of sexual orientation, sex, race, color, religion, age, or national origin are invited and welcome to join. With close to 150 swimmers, DCAC ranks as one of the largest USMS teams in the Potomac Valley region, is one of the largest 50 teams in the U.S., and is one of the largest (primarily, but...

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Washington Wetskins

Founded in 1985, the Washington Wetskins is the longest continuously operating water polo team in the U.S. to openly welcome individuals who identify as gay, straight or bisexual. The team welcomes both men and women with a goal of learning, improving and excelling in the sport of water polo with no specific political agenda, other than tolerance and inclusion. Join them on Facebook! The Wetskins have proudly represented the Washington metro area in numerous national and international competitions. Our journeys have included local competitions in the Washington area as well tournaments in Paris, Amsterdam, Sydney and Chicago. The Wetskins are members of...

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