Nike Swim Camp at San Diego State University San Diego, California
Known for its near-perfect climate, miles of sandy beaches, and fun-filled waterfront activities San Diego is an ideal setting for camp. Once at the Nike Swim Camp at San Diego State University the focus and design of the curriculum is to help competitive swimmers improve their stroke technique so they can compete at the next level.
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. Each Camper receives personalized stroke instruction from Aztec Coaching Staff as well as a video analysis of all four strokes. Guest lectures addressing motivation, nutrition, and goal-setting will also be covered.
- Intensive emphasis on racing tactics plus starts and turns
- Low camper to staff ratio and 24 hour supervision
- Videotaping in all four strokes and review
- Excursion to Pacific Beach and camp cookout at Mission Bay
- Every camper receives a Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Swim Cap
- Every camper is eligible to receive merit-based prizes during camp
Campers swim daily at the Aztec Aquaplex. Opened in March 2007, the Aztec Aquaplex features two pools, one for competition, and another for recreation and a hydrotherapy spa. The competition pool measures 51 meters in length and 25 meters in width and can accommodate a multitude of competitive swimming events. It also includes a movable stainless steel bulkhead, which allows a flexible water depth of anywhere between seven and 17 feet.Meet your coaching staff
Directing the camp is Brendon Bray, SDSU's Associate Head Swim Coach. Coach Bray came to San Diego State from the University of Washington, where he was the men's and women's swimming assistant coach the past three years. During his time at UW, Bray helped coach multiple NCAA qualifiers and NCAA championship scorers. He also served as the recruiting coordinator and oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Huskies' swimming program.
Campers stay 2-per room in Tenochca Hall and are assigned by age and roommate requests.
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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:15 am Breakfast
- 8:30/8:50 am Extended Day Campers arrive
- 9:00 am Morning Swim session
- 11:00 am Dryland and Flexibility session
- Noon Lunch, rest and free-time
- 2:00 pm Afternoon swim session
- 4:00 pm Planned extra-curricular "FUN TIME"
- 5:30 pm Dinner and rest
- 7:00 pm Evening activities, games, camp store
- 8:30/9:00 pm Extended Day Campers depart
- 10:00 pm Lights out!
The Nike Swim Camp at San Diego State is open to any and all entrants. For your safety and benefit, we recommend you have competitive swimming experience (e.g. U.S.S. 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.Read camper reviews