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Hilltoppers Swimming

Congrats Carter Griffin!

Congratulations to Hilltoppers swimmer Carter Griffin who won silver at the 2015 Pan American Games in the 200 Backstroke! He posted a personal best (1:58:18) in helping Team USA to a 1-2 sweep in the event.

Founded in 1955, the University of Denver Hilltoppers (TOPS) Swim Team has a winning tradition. TOPS is a silver medal club and is ranked in the country’s top 20 swim clubs for team performance.

TOPS is a nationally recognized, year-round aquatics program that gives youth the opportunity to grow technically, physically and mentally in a fun and healthy environment. We provide the fundamentals of technique and training to our developing age-group swimmers, and provide opportunities for our senior athletes to excel at the national level.

We have swimmers from age six to postgraduate and offer training groups ranging from developmental introduction to preparation for national and international competitions.

Age requirements

6 and older

Additional program information

For additional information on TOPS, please contact our Aquatics Coordinators at 303-871-4484, or

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