Non-competitive Swimming and Summer Swim League
Evaluations for Swim Teams
All participants for Minnows and Sharks are strongly encouraged be evaluated by our staff to be placed in the proper lesson. Staff will be available to evaluate your swimmer and make the recommendation for you. The evaluation takes all of 5-8 minutes to complete. To schedule an evaluation with the Recreation Specialist, please call Reid McGowan at 843-884-2528 ext. 5513 (Jones Center) or Dave Horton at 843-856-2536 ext. 5548 (Park West)
Ages 5–12 | The Minnows is a developmental program for ages 5 to 12. The program provides the opportunity for swimmers to improve their stroke technique and to build endurance in a fun, non-competitive environment. Swimmers looking to participate must be able to comfortably swim 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke unassisted. The Minnows occasionally hold friendly and fun swim meets. Registration is first come, first serve, per month.
Evaluations: Call either location and schedule an evaluation. Evaluations help to assess the abilities of your swimmer and proper placement into the program.
Season Dates: September 2023 - April 2024
R.L. Jones Pool
M/W @ Jones Center 3:30-4:15PM - Ages 8 & under
M/W @ Jones Center 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm - Ages 9 & older
T/TH @ Jones Center 3:30 pm - Ages 8 & under
T/TH @ Jones Center 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm - Ages 9 & older
** NO FRIDAY PRACTICES
$50 resident/$80 non-resident monthly
Min 5 Max 65
Park West Pool
WILL BE UNDER CONSTRUCTION DURING THE SWIM SEASON
Ages 12–18 | The Sharks program focuses on general fitness and stroke technique for strong swimmers who can complete multiple laps easily for workouts. Practices are 4 times a week with no minimum attendance requirement. Swimmers must be able to complete 100 yards freestyle to join. Evaluations: Call either location and schedule an evaluation. Evaluations help to assess the abilities of your swimmer and proper placement into the program.
Season Dates: September 5th 2023 - April 30th 2024
Location: R.L. Jones Center
M–TH 2–3 pm
M-TH 6:30–7:30 pm
$50 residents/ $80 non-resident per month
Summer Swim League - Kingfish
Ages 5-18 | Must be 5 years old by 06/01/2024
For children who love to swim, but do not want the year-round commitment of joining a USA Swimming program. Learn the fundamentals of swimming while enjoying a fun environment and compete in several local swim meets (optional).
Registration will begin TBD
Parent Meetings (must attend one):
Please email Jessica Walsh at JWalsh@tompsc.com if you have any questions about our summer swim team program.
The Palmetto Masters is open to all swimmers 18 years of age and older interested in fitness and/or competitive swimming. Each workout is tailored to the individual swimmer whether they are fitness or competitive oriented. Competitions are made available through United States Masters Swimming. Emphasis is placed on stroke technique and enjoyment of the sport.
Practice Locations: Monday thru Friday @ R.L. Jones Center (5:30 –7 am)
- Saturday @ Jones Center (6:30– 8 am)
- Fees: $50 residents / $80 nonresidents
- Additional $44 annual registration fee to USA Masters Swimming
Special Olympics Swim Team
This program is a Special Olympics swim team that is open to competitive and non-competitive swimmers. The team will focus on swimming technique, fitness, and fun.
- January to April 2024
- Fridays 5:30 – 6:30PM @ R.L. Jones Center
- $35 residents / $50 non-residents
A $10 processing fee will be charged for each approved refund request. Refund requests must be received up to five business days before the start date of the activity. Requests must be made by an adult 18 years or older.
A $10 processing fee will be charged for all transfers. Transfer requests must be received up to three business days before the activity start date. No transfer requests will be honored after this time period. Requests must be made by an adult 18 years or older.