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Over the past 15 summers the Arizona swim camp has successfully helped over 1,700 competitive swimmers improve their stroke technique.

The Arizona Nike Swim Camp has moved to the University of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff! Instead of training in the desert heat this summer, join us in the mountains for cooler temperatures, awesome facilities and a taste of training at altitude (6,900 feet)! It is commonly known that training at altitude - where the oxygen level is considerably lower - allows athletes to increase their red blood cell count. This enables swimmers to compete more effectively at sea level because more oxygen is delivered to the muscles. Adaptation and results will vary.

Campers will train each day in the new Wall Aquatic Center, located in the Aquatic and Tennis Complex. The center offers Northern Arizona University and the Flagstaff community one of the finest high-altitude swimming facilities in the world.

The Nike Swim Camp at Northern Arizona University 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.

Highlights Include
  • Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
  • Low camper to staff ratio
  • Small group and individual stroke analysis/instruction
  • Fun evening social activities and guest speakers
  • Every camper receives a Camp T-shirt and Swim Cap
  • Every camper is eligible to receive merit-based prizes during camp
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Director Brandy Maben

    Brandy Maben, Captain of Arizona's 2008 National Championship team and former University of Arizona Coach and Recruiting Coordinator will be directing camp this summer. Brandy has served as the Arizona Nike Swim Camp Director and Lead Instructor for over 5 Years.

    View Brandy Maben's Bio & Swim Tips
  • Brad Tandy Arizona Swim Camp

    Staff Brad Tandy

    On staff this summer is Brad Tandy, 2016 Olympian, National Champion, School Record Holder and Captain of the University of Arizona Swim Team. Tandy has made huge impact on the world stage as a finalist in the 2016 Olympics, South African Record Holder on the 200 Free Relay, #1 Ranked South African Sprinter, and a Top 10 World Ranking 3 Years Running.

    View Brad Tandy's Bio
  • Andy Johns Northern Arizona Swimming Coach Nike Swim Camp

    Instructor/Guest Speaker ​Andy Johns

    Andy Johns, the four-time reigning Western Athletic Conference Swimming Coach of the Year, enters his 22nd season as the Northern Arizona head swimming & diving coach having guided the program to four consecutive WAC Championships. Together with Diving Coach Nikki Huffman, the two coaches have turned the Lumberjacks into one of the premier programs in the West.

    View ​Andy Johns's Bio
  • Larry Liebowitz Northern Arizona Swimming Coach Nike Swim Camp

    Instructor Larry Liebowitz

    Larry Liebowitz joined the Northern Arizona swimming & diving staff in August 2016 following an illustrious 13-year stint as the head coach at Oregon State. Liebowitz's pedigree and success at the collegiate and national team levels makes him one of the most recognizable names in the sport.

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Camp Details

This year, the Arizona Nike Swim Camp at Northern Arizona University is offering one session of overnight and extended day camp (9:00am-9:00pm) for ages 10-18. Our goal is to maximize swimming potential by helping swimmers to create a winning mindset and provide ongoing and constructive feedback in the pool to improve stroke technique.

OVERNIGHT CAMP AMENITIES

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

EXTENDED DAY CAMP AMENITIES

• Lunch & dinner
• Nightly recreational activities
• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap
• Camp hours: SUN 2PM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-8:30PM, THURS 9AM-11AM

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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 camp. 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.

CHECK-IN
Check-in takes place between 1:00pm-2:00pm on Sunday, June 2nd at Reilly Hall. There will be a camp orientation meeting at 2:00pm and parents are welcome to join their campers for this meeting. A detailed schedule for the week will be provided at that time.

CHECK-OUT
Check-out takes place between 11:00am-12:00pm on Thursday, June 6th Exact time and location of the camp closing ceremony will be confirmed by the camp director on the first day of camp.

EXTENDED DAY CAMPER SCHEDULE

Extended Day Campers check-in between 1:00-2:00pm on the first day. Arrive dressed and ready to swim. At that time, you will be assigned a counselor and you will be given a complete schedule of all events during the week. Departure each day is around 9:00pm for Extended Day Campers.

DAILY SCHEDULE: SUN 2PM-9PM, MON-WED 9AM-8:30PM, THURS 9AM-11AM

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS

HOUSING & ROOMMATES
Campers stay 2-per room and are assigned by age and roommate requests. Boys and girls are housed on separate floors with gender specific counselors on them.

  • DORM: Reilly Hall
  • BATHROOMS: shared
  • LINENS: Not provided
  • AIR CONDITIONING: NO AC - Please bring a portable fan
  • SUGGESTED SPENDING MONEY: $40
  • MEDICAL FACILITY: a certified trainer will be on staff at all times.

SUPERVISION
The staff reside in the dormitories with the campers and participate in all activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.

MEALS
All meals are included for overnight campers. Lunch and dinner is included for Extended Day Campers. Meals start with dinner on the first day and end with breakfast on the last day.

VIDEO ANALYSIS - DARTFISH

Individual Analysis done by Coaches of underwater filming; Voice over, drawing, and detailed analysis. Price: $20 a stroke

*Note: These items are optional and may be purchased and paid for at camp check-in.

DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE

TEAM DISCOUNT: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 discount. If ten or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $40 discount. Please have a team contact reach out directly to the USSC office at 1-800-645-3226 to receive a discount code to identify your group. Campers may then register through the website at their convenience and apply the coupon code during check-out.

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 Dry Land Exercises
  • 1:30 pm Pool Session 2
  • 5:00 pm Dinner
  • 6:30 pm Pool Session 3 or Evening Activities
  • 9:00 pm Extended Day Campers depart
  • 9:30 pm Supervised free time in Dorm
  • 10:00 pm Lights out!

Northern Arizona University Wall Aquatic Center Facility Nike Swim Camp

NAU Wall Aquatic Center

The new Wall Aquatic Center, located in the Aquatic and Tennis Complex, offers Northern Arizona University and the Flagstaff community one of the finest high-altitude swimming facilities in the world.

Some of the features of the facility include:

  • A 50-meter by 25-yard competitive pool with movable bulkhead to convert it to Olympic size.
  • A separate 25-meter by 25-yard by 17-foot deep dive tank with a three-line 10-meter dive tower and one and three-meter springboards.
  • A warm-up spa for swimmers and divers
  • Elevated stadium seating for spectators
  • Dry land training
  • Locker rooms

Camp Questions & Answers

Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.69 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Amazing Camp!

    June 18, 2018: Coaches were incredible and I came away with so many new skills and drills to bring back to my home team. The practices with the coaches were challenging and rewarding. The dry-land training was amazing and I learned new stretches and how this type of training could improve my swimming. Lunch was also amazing and the food overall was delicious.

    — Rachel G., Camper

    • 5/5.
    Best week of our son's life!

    June 22, 2017: My son, just finished a week of camp in AZ. I felt compelled to write to you to share what an incredible experience it was for him. First, you need to know him a bit to understand why this was so great. He swims with a very small team that is falling apart and hasn't had a really qualified coach for over a year. Parents on deck is the closest we have had to a real coach. With that said, he and a couple of other kids remain determined to swim and compete. Our entire extended family wanted to honor and support his dedication to the sport by gifting him this experience at your camp. Boy, were we surprised at what he got to experience! Even signing up at the front door was fun as we were greeted by every single staff member. They were so gracious and welcoming. One coach saw our son's hesitation to leave us and he came over and warmly encouraged him. The week consisted of truly excellent practices, opportunities to hear from exceptional swimmers, eating with athletes, and once in a lifetime opportunities to be coached by the best. Our son came home and thanked us for the best week of his life!!

    — Henry M. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Love coming back each summer!

    June 22, 2017: Camp was a great combination of stroke development work and fun (like the kick ball game). My daughter's favorite experiences were meeting a new, great friend in her roommate and meeting the wonderful staff. This was my daughter's third year at the swim camp and she can't wait to go back next year!

    — Alyssa D. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Huge improvement!

    June 19, 2017: My son came to camp wanting to improve his butterfly and that he did! This short camp made such a huge improvement on his confidence and strokes! Thanks!

    — Laura G. Parent

    • 5/5.
    The counselors were awesome!

    June 19, 2017: My daughter says the best things about this camp were breakfast, lunch, and the cool counselors. She was not a fan of the dinners.

    — Alice B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    So much fun!

    June 18, 2017: The camp was a great combination of stroke work, training, and fun!

    — Wes E. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Perfect for Summer!

    June 15, 2017: My daughter loved the advice she received and the time with coaches at this camp. It was exactly what she needed to improve her skills this summer!

    — Trisha C. Parent

    • 5/5.
    I learned a lot!

    June 15, 2017: Loved being able to work with college swimmers and experience living in the dorms for a little. The coaches were tough but fair and because of that I learned a lot! I would love to come back next summer!

    — Trent B. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Coming back next year!

    June 15, 2017: The strength and conditioning portion was "amazing" and dining at the University was an awesome experience.

    — Zoe N. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Thanks!

    June 16, 2016: Our two years at swim camp have benefited both our son's swimming and his growth otherwise. And he's had plenty of fun, too. The staff is great and works to improve the program each year. We will be back next year and are excited to catch the next evolution. Thanks!

    — Josh R. Parent

    • 5/5.
    I recommend this camp to anyone!

    June 16, 2016: The Nike Swim Camp was overall a great experience for me. I had a lot of fun and made a ton of new friends! The instructors were really kind and worked hard to make sure every swimmer had a great camp experience! Although I was expecting more individualized stroke technique, I still picked up a lot of good tips that will make me a better swimmer. I recommend this camp to anyone, no matter their ability level. I hope to return next year!

    — Victoria L. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Awesome!

    June 11, 2016: Everything at camp was awesome, the coaches were amazing and the atmosphere they created was very welcoming. The only thing I would change is a lower temperature outside, but that's not something you can control! Thanks again for a great year!

    — Sammie Z. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Great Experience!

    June 10, 2016: Very well organized and safe. Great experience. Loved eating at the Cafe for breakfast and lunch! I also loved all the camp-like activities planned for us. 10 out of 10, would come again!

    — Landon L. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Best Time Ever!

    June 9, 2016: We had the best time ever at Nike Swim Camp. The instructors were awesome and they taught us new drills and ways to make practice fun and more challenging. We are so going back next summer!

    — Zander H. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Excited for next year!

    June 9, 2016: My daughter loves this camp! How can you not swimming at such great facilities? It is well run and my daughter strokes and times improved...we are excited for next year as my younger daughter will be 10 so she can go too!!!

    — Madison B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Just what we needed!

    June 18, 2015: Swimming was getting boring. Our NIKE camp experience was just what we needed to refocus on why we like to swim, and provided good stroke feedback to help us move to the next level of competitive swimming

    — Claire & Hailey P. Campers

    • 5/5.
    Top notch!

    June 18, 2015: Nike Swim Camp year after year provides top notch instructors and exciting guest swimmers (Olympic and World champions). The young swimmers are challenged and have an amazing opportunity to learn. Underwater video of technique with coaches' tips is great!

    — Ethan M. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Loved it!

    June 11, 2015: What I love about this camp for my swimmer is it builds confidence; improves their abilities; and gives them a chance to swim with other campers with similar goals and see what it takes to be on a college team or even shoot for the Olympics.

    — Channing A. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great quality camp!

    June 11, 2015: My daughter had a fantastic experience, her skills have improved, she is faster and better as a diver off the starting blocks! Thanks for all you did to make my daughter's experience a special and memorable one!

    — Skylar J. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Very impressed!

    June 19, 2014: I brought my daughter from Peru along with two friends to the Nike Swim Camp. They loved the experience and meeting the coaches. They keep talking about it to this day and I am sure we will repeat it again soon.

    — Isabella C. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Awesome!

    June 19, 2014: This camp is very fun!!! You get to work on each of your strokes and I feel that I really improved on each one. The food is great, and you get to meet a lot of new people. I thought the camp was awesome.

    — Julia N. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Thanks!

    June 19, 2014: What a great opportunity for my club swimmer - she is preparing for college, so it is a fantastic introduction to the University, the next level of swimming, and an overall unique summer experience.

    — Elli E. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great first experience!

    June 9, 2014: This was our granddaughter's first experience at a Nike Swim Camp. We felt it was a very professionally run camp. At first we were hesitant sending her off to the dorms, but the supervision was excellent and the camp was well run from start to finish. She made lots of friends and learned a lot about herself and her swimming. Thank you!

    — Gordon Family Grandparents

    • 5/5.
    Happy Camper!

    June 20, 2013: Camp was a lot of fun and I made some good friends while there. I am looking forward to coming back next year!

    — Kim L. Camper

    • 5/5.
    Improved Technique

    June 20, 2013: My swimmer came into camp with the basic knowledge of the strokes and walked away from the program with better technique and confidence in the pool. We are looking forward to her having a great upcoming season!

    — Reiss W. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Not just a swim camp!

    June 15, 2013: The Nike swim camp is not just a swim camp, it's more than that, you will meet new friends, meet new people you can compete against and help you become faster. The instructor are really helpful, if you need help with something on your stroke, they will find a way to help the best way possible!

    — Alice C. Parent

Arizona Swim Camp

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Brandy Maben, Camp Director
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Stroke Technique
Age Group: 8 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Note: Minimum age is 10 years for overnight campers.
Extended 9:00AM-9:00PM $495.00
Availability: Yes

Overnight $625.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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