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US Sports Camps is excited for our second summer of swim camp at Carnegie Mellon. The university's main campus is 3 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, between Schenley Park and the Squirrel Hill, Shadyside, and Oakland neighborhoods.

Campers will train each day the swimming and diving pool, home to the Carnegie Mellon University varsity swimming and diving teams and serves as a recreational space for the campus community. The pool was constructed in 1996 and is surrounded by floor to ceiling windows allowing in natural light. A balcony was added in 2015 which seats up to 200 people.

The Nike Swim Camp at Carnegie Mellon 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
  • For competitive swimmers ages 8-16
  • Stroke technique refinement for competitive swimming
  • Camp focuses on technique and drill instruction covering all four strokes, starts and turns
  • Every camper receives a Nike Camp T-shirt and Nike Swim Cap
  • Every camper is eligible to receive merit-based prizes during camp
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Camp Coaches

  • Matthew Kinney Carnegie Mellon Swim

    Camp Director Matt Kinney

    Directing camp this summer is Matthew Kinney. Coach Kinney has been named the University Athletic Association Coach of the Year for men's swimming and diving three times during his ten-year tenure as head swimming and diving coach of the Tartans.

    View Matthew Kinney's Bio & Swim Tips

Camp Details

This summer, Carnegie Mellon is offering two sessions of day camp (9:00am-4:00pm) for ages 8-16. 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. 


• Nike Camp T-shirt & Nike Swim Cap
• Camp hours: MON-THUR 9:00AM-4:00PM

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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.


  • Takes place between 8:45-9:00am on Monday (June 17th & June 24th)
  • Campers will depart each day at 4:00pm after the second pool session
  • Day Camp hours: 9:00AM-4:00PM


  • Check-out takes place at 3:45pm on Thursday (June 20th & June 27th)
  • Parents are invited to attend the closing ceremony

LIST OF ITEMS TO BRING: Swimsuit(s), Swim Goggles, Swim cap(s), Towels (2), T-shirts, Shorts, Water Bottle, Running Shoes, Jacket, Lunch each day


TEAM DISCOUNT: If five or more campers register together, each camper is eligible for a $25 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

  • 9:00 AM Pool Session 1
  • 11:30 AM Lunch
  • 12:30 PM Discussion/Stretching
  • 1:30 PM Dry-Land Training
  • 2:15 PM Pool Session 2
  • 4:00 PM Camper depart

Carnegie Mellon Swimming Diving Pool Nike Swim Camp Facility

Jared L. Cohon University Center

Carnegie Mellon's swimming and diving pool serves the varsity swimming and diving teams and as a recreational space for the campus community. The 25-yard pool offers eight lanes, a separate diving well with two one-meter and two three-meter diving boards, and a cool-down area for swimmers. The pool balcony seats up to 200 spectators.

Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Loved Camp!

    June 29, 2018: My son loved this camp. He is 9 and never has done a 200 IM before and by the end of the week he asked if he could do it at the mini meet. He wanted to challenge himself. Brings kids out of their comfort zone! I can't say enough good things about this camp!

    — Christie P., Parent

Nike Swim Camp at Carnegie Mellon University

Matt Kinney, Camp Director
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Complete Stroke Technique
Age Group: 8 - 16
Gender: Co-Ed
Day 9:00AM-4:00PM $350.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
Programs: Complete Stroke Technique
Age Group: 8 - 16
Gender: Co-Ed
Day 9:00AM-4:00PM $350.00
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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