Welcome to ARMADA!

The Armada community is made up of two swimming programs Armada Youth and Armada Masters.  Both are year round swimming programs that promote our love for swimming in the city of Albany, CA!


Albany Armada Aquatics (AAA) is a youth year round competitive USA swim team co-founded in 2012 by Head Coach Helen Garcia and Head Age Group Coach Jesus Salcedo. Armada offers high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of our team is to provide a safe, healthy and positive environment where every member has an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her full potential, from novice to national competitor. AAA offers a skill based group progression program starting with swimmers as young as 6 year old. Each group is designed to provide a gradual progression that will transform a novice swimmer into a competitive athlete. AAA coaches have a wealth of experience in the sport, working together to combine their expertise and give every level of swimmer the opportunity to excel through quality coaching.


Albany Armada Masters (AAM), led by Head Coach Carol Nip is an adult swimming community promoting health, exercise and a love for the water. Whether you are looking to get fit, swim competitively, improve your technique or swim with group motivation, masters swimming is for you.  Our fleet of swimmers are friendly and welcoming. Designed to help you improve fitness and train for specific goals, we offer active support for a healthy lifestyle through friendship and camaraderie.  Workouts are open to all levels of swimmers. Meet with our coaching staff to personalize goal setting and work toward your objectives.

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1311 Portland Avenue
Albany, CA 94706