Limestone College Swim Camp

Limestone College Swim Camp
Limestone College Swim Camp

Limestone College offers a premier campus setting to work on your stroke technique this summer. Nestled in beautiful Gaffney, one hour from Charlotte, North Carolina and two hours from Columbia, South Carolina, Limestone College is one of the most beautiful campuses on the east coast and sure to be a camper favorite for years to come.

Through elite technique instruction and challenging in-water training, Limestone College's Head Swim Coach, Greg Doyle and his staff will take your performance to the next level. Campers will train daily at the Timken Aquatic Center. The junior Olympic sized pool is home to the Lady Saints and Saints swimming teams and features an 800-square-foot observation balcony, coupled with 2,500 square feet of deck space.

Highlights Include

  • Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
  • Low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
  • Small group and individual stroke analysis/instruction
  • Fun evening social activities
  • Every camper receives a Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Swim Cap

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Greg Doyle
Camp Director

Greg Doyle

Hired on July 1, 2013 as the 10th women’s swimming head coach and fifth men’s head coach in program history, Doyle brings six years of collegiate and club coaching experience to the Saints following an extremely successful four-year career as a collegiate swimmer at Division III State University of New York at Oswego.

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Most recently he has served as an assistant coach at Division III programs Washington & Lee and SUNY New Paltz.

As an assistant coach with the W&L swimming program this past season, Doyle was responsible for recruiting national caliber student-athletes, developing swim-related workouts, stroke analysis, meet preparation, fundraising and overseeing the swimming portion of the strength & conditioning program.

During his time with the Generals, the swim program set 14 varsity records and he coached five All-Americans, including a fourth place finish in the men’s 50-yard freestyle at the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championships.

Prior to his time in Lexington, Va., Doyle was an assistant at SUNY New Paltz for the 2011-12 season. While there he handled developing individual student-athlete skills, increasing team performance through workouts, strength training, sprint workouts, stroke analysis and recruiting.

He assisted with bringing in one of the largest classes in program history while also coaching All-American performances in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke at the 2012 NCAA Division III Championships. In his one year as an assistant with the Hawks there were nine record setting performances.

Before beginning his collegiate coaching career he served as an assistant coach for the Kingston Hurricanes Swim Club (Kingston, N.Y.) from 2007-11. While there he coached swimmers from five years old up to age 18, developing specific workouts for each age group.

A two-year captain of the men’s swim team at SUNY Oswego, Doyle was one of the more accomplished student-athletes in Division III swimming as he was a three-time All-American (one Honorable Mention) and qualified for the NCAA Championships from 2006-08. He currently holds a mix of six individual and relay program records and was a three-time State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Outstanding Male Swimmer of the Meet (2006-08).

He was also a four-time All-SUNYAC performer, garnering First-Team honors in his final three seasons after notching Second-Team recognition as a freshman in 2005. Additionally, Doyle was named Oswego’s Outstanding Senior Athlete in 2008, a College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Scholar All-American and Oswego President’s List honoree in 2006 and National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week for the week of February 14, 2008 after dominating the SUNYAC Championships. He was also named to the SUNYAC All-Academic Team in 2006 and 2008.

Doyle holds a certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), is a certified American Red Cross Life Guard, First Aid Instructor and possesses life guard training and CPR at the professional rescuer level.

A 2008 graduate of SUNY Oswego, Doyle holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Justice with a minor in Athletic Coaching. He and his wife, the former Mrs. Stephanie Hotrovich, have one son, Rylan, born in 2013. 

Camp Details

This year, Limestone is offering one session of overnight and extended day camp (9:00am-9:00pm) for ages 10-18. Upon arrival at camp, campers are placed in groups with other swimmers having similar abilities and goals. Our camp staff will do their best to accommodate your needs, keeping in consideration your experience and desire to improve.


• 4 nights lodging • All meals
• Nightly recreational activities 
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap


• Lunch & dinner
• Nightly recreational activities 
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap
• Camp hours: SUN 1:00PM-9:00PM, MON-WED 9:00AM-9:00PM, THURS 9:00AM-12:00AM

More Details

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 in the Spring. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.


  • Check-in takes place between 1:00pm-2:00pm on Sunday, June 28th.


  • Check-out takes place between 11:00am-12:00pm on Thursday, July 2nd. 


Campers stay 2 per room and are assigned by age and roommate requests. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new! Boys and girls are housed on seperate floors with gender specific counselors on them.

Dorm: Eunice Ford Hall
Bathrooms: shared
Linens: Not provided
Air Conditioning: Yes | No Portable Fan Needed (Air-Conditioned Dorms)
Suggested spending money: $40
Medical facility: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times

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.

Commuter Camper Schedule

• Commuter Campers stay until 9:00pm.
• Dinner is provided.

• Commuter Camper Hours - 9:00am-9:00pm.
• Lunch and dinner provided.

• Commuter Camper Hours - 9:00-11:00am.
• Check-out is immediately after camp concludes with the closing ceremony.

Discounts Available

Team Discount: If five or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $25 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to  415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount.


Limestone College

Campers will train daily at the Timken Aquatic Center. The junior Olympic sized pool is home to the Lady Saints and Saints swimming teams and features an 800-square-foot observation balcony, coupled with 2,500 square feet of deck space.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30 AM Breakfast (overnighters)
  • 8:50 AM Extended Day Campers arrive, stretch
  • 9:00 AM Opening Comments and Discussion
  • 9:15 AM Pool Session 1
  • Noon Lunch
  • 1:00 PM Rest/Supervised Free Time
  • 1:30 PM Pool Session 2
  • 5:00 PM Dinner
  • 6:30 PM Pool Session 3 - Starts, Turns, Relay Races
  • 8:30 PM Extended Day Campers depart
  • 9:00 PM Supervised free time on dorm
  • 10:00 PM Lights Out!

Camper Reviews

Parent of Limestone College Swim Camper

  • 5/5.
Great Camp!

My boys thoroughly enjoyed this camp! They swim on a year round team. This camp provided them with some great feedback on each of their strokes and they have continued to work on improving them since they left camp. I would highly recommend this camp to anyone who has a swimmer!

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Parent of Limestone College Swim Camper

  • 4/5.
Quality Instruction

Really enjoyed the quality of instruction, good camper to coach ratio.

Parent of Limestone College Swim Camper

  • 4/5.
We'll Be Back

My son had a great week at camp. Lots of stories every day when I picked him up. We'll definitely sign up next year!

Limestone College Swim Camper

  • 5/5.
Very Impressed!

Nike Swim Camps mix activities, swimming, and relaxing time well. Time is well managed and structured for maximum enjoyment.

Limestone College Swim Camper

  • 4/5.
Good Camp

Good organization and balance between dryland and in water practice.

  • 5/5.
Awesome Experience!

The counselors were great! My daughter left camp "pumped" and ready for the swim season to begin! Will definetly return next year! Thank you for this awesome experience!

Camp Dates & Prices

This camp is no longer available this season.
Please call us at 1-800-645-3226 if you would like help finding another camp, or join our email list to be notified of 2016 programs.

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.