Who are we?
Our swim team was formed in May 1972 at the suggestion of Rocky Smith. Rocky had been in competitive swimming prior to moving to OCV and felt that a summer program would benefit the resident children. At the time the team formed, Rocky was a college freshman. The team started with 32 swimmers and practice was held from 12 – 1 pm, which was Rocky's lunch break. His only compensation was the balance of the membership fee which had not been used by the end of the season. This amounted to $125.00. Although there were only 32 swimmers, all of them inexperienced in competitive swimming, they finished 3rd out of five teams at the division meet.
Over the course of 47 years the team has grown and many families in the neighborhood and surrounding communities have enjoyed fun, competitive, exciting times winning meets and division trophies with friends and neighbors.
We hope you'll join us and make great memories with your family and ours!
2019 Swim Team Board:
Presidents: Scott and Elizabeth Davis
- Past Presidents: Brent and Brenda Barnett
- Vice President: Ana Cano
- Secretary: Elizabeth Davis
- Treasurer: Violet Mak
- Volunteer Coordinator: Courtney Newell
- Team Representative and Clerk of Course: Jason Smith
- Head Official: Steve Spicer
- Sponsorship Coordinator: Brent Barnett
- Registration and Web Site Coordinator: Brenda Barnett
What is our purpose?
The Oak Creek Village Cudas fosters competitive youth swimming and to provide instruction in competitive swimming skills in an atmosphere supportive to good sportsmanship and conducive to proper social and physical development of our youth.
Where is our pool?
Our pool is behind the tennis courts where Gladebrook dead ends into Gladeridge.
3906 Gladeridge Drive, Houston, TX 77068 — Directions
What is Northwest Aquatic League?
The OCV Cudas is a participant in the Northwest Aquatic League (NWAL). NWAL consists of 100 teams in the Harris and Montgomery and surrounding county areas. The teams are grouped for competition into many divisions according to location, size and capability. NWAL provides coordination, established and enforces rules and regulations, assigns teams to divisions, sets meet schedules, trains officials and conducts league competitions for all teams. Each team sends one representative and an alternate to NWAL meetings and functions. League officers and committee members are chosen from the team representatives.