Events

Volunteer at Events

It is absolutely imperative that all parents and families are involved with the volunteer needs of the program as we head into our heavy meet season. We anticipate record numbers as we host the Ron O’Brien Invitational at the end of March and at the Junior National Championships at the end of July. The program and these events will necessitate everyone’s participation however big or small. Please keep your eyes peeled for volunteer opportunities that will be coming your way.

2024 USAD Zone F Championships

National Qualifier

The 2024 USA Diving Zone F Championships will qualify divers to Summer Nationals. This meet is hosted at the Marguerite Aquatic Complex in Mission Viejo, CA, June 27-30, 2024.

2028 & Beyond Diving Camp

Diving Skills Camp

Dive into success with the return of the 2028 and Beyond Diving Camp! Led by the renowned 3-Time Head Olympic diving Coach Drew Johansen, this camp is your gateway to learning the building blocks of diving. Joining him is the esteemed guest diving coach, John Appleman, and his staff at the Mission Viejo Nadadores, ready to share their coaching knowledge.

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Dr Ron O'Brien Diving Invitational

Annually

The Ron O’Brien Invitational is an annual event honoring the legacy of Nadador and Olympic Coach, Ron O’Brien.

2024 Dates
Novice: March 16th – 17th
JO: March 22nd – 24th

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Chris Vonk Diving Invitational

Annually


This diving competition is in memory of a wonderful young Nadador diver Named Chris Vonk. He was talented, hard working, and always wore a smile on his face. Chris loved to surf and to dive, a true SoCal water-loving boy!
He was a JO National Team member when the Nadadores took JO National Titles in both 1988 & 1989. Chris passed away far too early life (1990 at age 16) when he had a car accident while driving himself to practice. 
Chirs’ golden blond hair, bright smile, and big blue eyes will always shine down on our pool.

2023 Dates  
JO: December 1st – 3rd
Novice: December 9th – 10th

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OSO Fit 5k Run

Annually in February

A big shout-out to Parker Boggs, Cody Jurick, Tyler Mark, Ava Sommers, Ruier Wang and Will Wang for attending the 5k Oso Fit Fun Run. The event is hosted by Spirit League and supported by Children’s Cerebral Palsy Movement. 100% of proceeds went back to MVND. Thank you for attending and supporting this great cause and thank you to Camille Molinari for volunteering at the swim and dive community booth during the Health Fair!

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Splash Into Summer

Annually in April

Save the date for the kick off of Water Safety Month at Marguerite Aquatics Complex on Sunday, April 28.

The community event is from noon to 3 pm with an hour designated at 11 am for the City’s SNAP (Special Needs Adaptive Programming) initiative. SNAP is designed to provide opportunities for people with disabilities to partake in adaptive programs and experience the mental, physical, emotional and social aspects of sports and recreation. SNAP participants will enjoy modified activities, fun sensory activities, and water play.

In addition, families will enjoy recreational swim activities, an inflatable obstacle course, water-safety scavenger hunt for kids, balloon maker, face painting, or stop by one of the visiting food trucks and enjoy the fun afternoon! 

The event will also boast water safety and drowning prevention information as well as details about swim lessons and more.

Morning Madness

Annual Event

The Mission Viejo Nadadores are excited to announce the 2024 Morning Madness, our only ALL-TEAM FUNDRAISING EVENT!

What is Morning Madness? Morning Madness is an all-team event marking the culmination of our Swim and Divea-thons on Saturday, June 8, 2024. All of our swimmers and divers will gather to complete their laps/dives to earn their pledges for Swim/Dive-a-thon.

Why do we need to fundraise? MVN is a world-class team with world-class coaches and facilities. Our goal is to continue to provide athlete opportunities by building the best training environment possible.

Previous fundraising efforts have furnished new dryland equipment for both swim and dive, new weight room resources, video analysis equipment for divers, and our new grandstands for the diving well. All of these resources support the continued growth and success of our teams.

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America's Cup

May 23rd-May 26th, 2024

All events will follow FINA Rules and age groups; age is determined by the age of the participant as of December 31st of that year. All individual events will run as prelims/finals with the top 12 in each preliminary event moving on to finals in the afternoon. All synchro events will be straight Finals. A package will be provided to include hotel, transportation to/from Marguerite Aquatics Complex and all meals for attending teams. Payments will be made to the Mission Viejo Nadadores by the deadline, with registration.

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Perform On Purpose

Mental Conditioning for Champions

Save the date for a special conversation with Dr. Megan Neyer, Olympian, World Champion, and Mission Viejo Nadadores Alumna, as well as world renowned performance consultant.

Learn how to use your mind as a springboard to competitive excellence, get your mind and body on the same page so that you rip your dives or flow effortlessly through the water while experiencing easy speed.

Wednesday, May 22nd
6:30-8:00pm
Norman P. Murray Community Center
24932 Veteran’s Way
Mission Viejo, CA 92692