Our swim camp is designed to inspire competitive swimmers to develop their strokes and training while swimming under the guidance and experience of some of the best college coaches in the country! University of Pittsburgh Head Coach and 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist, John Hargis along with his Pittsburgh coaching staff will instruct campers on the newest stroke techniques, and other topics such as preparing for college, sport nutrition and goal setting. Camp will also include the videotapping and individual stroke analysis and instruction, nightly team building activities, and a low camper to staff ratio.
Each camper will receive a Pittsburgh Swim Camp t-shirt and cap!
All campers check-in between 1:00-1:30pm on Sunday (June 11th) at Sutherland Hall.
There will be a camp orientation meeting at 1:45pm and parents are welcome to join their campers for
Check-out for ALL campers is at 12:15-1:30pm on Thursday (June 15th). Exact time and
location of the camp closing ceremony will be confirmed by the camp director on the first day of camp.
Housing & Roommates:
Campers stay 2-per room in Sutherland Hall and are assigned by age and roommate requests. If you
have a roommate request, and have not already given it to us, please do so no later than 10 days before
the start of camp. Boys and girls are housed on seperate floors with gender specific counselors on them.
Dorm: Sutherland Hall
Linens: Linens, pillow & light blanket provided
Air Conditioning: Yes ♦ DORM HAS AC! No fan needed
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times
Meals: All meals are included for overnight campers
Supervision: Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff live in the dormitories with the campers
and participate in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute,
along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
The University of Pittsburgh has one of the largest and most beautiful indoor aquatic facilities, Joseph
Clifton Trees Pool. It boasts two pools: the first is a 50 meter, 25 yard pool with 21 lanes and a full
compliment of diving towers and one and three-meter boards, and the second is a 6-lane, 25 yard pool
that is ideal for small group instruction.
SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE:
Breakfast - Overnight Campers
Half Day Campers arrive
Morning Pool Session
Lunch - Half Day campers depart
Dry Land Session
Afternoon Pool Session
A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency
contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our
health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of
Pittsburgh Swim Camps is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend you have competitive swimming experience to participate in the overnight (e.g. USA. age group, national qualifiers, high school swimmers, or summer league swimmers) and can swim at least 50 meters in all four competitive strokes: fly, back, breast and freestyle.