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This summer 2023 we are excited to offer our 1st Nike Swim Camp at UNC Asheville, in Asheville, NC. Camp Director and UNC Asheville Assistant Coach, Ian Quinn, wants to push you to new heights this summer through innovative stroke refinement drills and dry-land conditioning. Instruction and daily activities take place at UNC Asheville’s swimming pool a 6-lane, 25-yard pool located on the lower level of the Student Recreation Center.

The beautiful Asheville campus is easily accessible for swimmers from Charlotte, Raleigh, Columbia, SC and beyond. With only one session offered, the stroke technique program is expected to sell out quickly so swimmers and teams are encouraged to register early.

The Nike Swim Camp at UNC Asheville 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
  • 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

  • Ian quinn unc asheville swimming

    Camp Director Ian Quinn

    Ian Quinn begins his fourth season as an assistant coach for the UNC Asheville swimming and diving program in 2022-23.

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  • Elizabeth lykins unc asheville swimming

    Guest Speaker Elizabeth Lykins

    Elizabeth Lykins will begin her 11th season at the helm of the UNC Asheville women's swimming and diving team in 2022-23. Lykins, who has guided the program since its inception in 2012, has made incredible strides with the program instituting a culture of personal growth, exceptional academics, and fast swimming.

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Camp Details


You can expect a high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early. This summer, UNC Asheville is offering one week of overnight with an extended day camp (9:00am-8:00pm) option for ages 10-18. Instruction and daily activities take place at UNC Asheville’s swimming pool a 6-lane, 25-yard pool located on the lower level of the Student Recreation Center.

  • Dates: June 26-29
  • Age Group: 10-18
  • Gender: Coed
  • Camp Type: Overnight & Extended Day (commuter)
  • Check-in: All Campers: check-in between 1:00-2:00pm at Founders Hall.
  • Check-out: There will be a closing ceremony at 12:00pm. Campers check-out immediately following the closing ceremony.
  • Extended Day Schedule: MON 2PM-8:30PM, TUE-WED 9AM-8PM, THURS 9AM-NOON **Times subject to change
  • Meals: All meals are provided for Overnight campers. Lunch and dinner are provided for all Extended Day (commuter) campers.
  • Program: The Stroke Technique program is designed to provide competitive swimmers with a better understanding of swimming fundamentals. Stroke refinement along with constructive feedback will be the focus of the camp and allows each participant to gain a greater knowledge of proper stroke mechanics and ways to improve themselves individually.

Every camper attending our swim camp will receive one complimentary men's basketball ticket and one complimentary women's basketball ticket, so they can see the Bulldogs in action at a home game this Fall. Tickets are not included for family or friends.


UNC Asheville
Founders Hall
900 Founders Drive
Asheville, NC 28804

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Check-in: Monday, June 26th

  • Check-in takes place between 1:00pm-2:00pm at Founders Hall.

Check-out: Thursday, June 29th

  • There will be a closing ceremony at 12:00pm. Campers check-out immediately following the closing ceremony.
  • Dorm: Founders Hall
  • Number of Campers Per Room: 2 per room
  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be mutual and received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. 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!
  • Bathrooms: Shared
  • Linens: Not included. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel.
  • Air Conditioning: Yes - Dorm has A/C

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.

  • Instruction: Morning, afternoon, and evening training sessions
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Extended Day campers: Lunch and dinner are provided.
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: Campers at multi-day camps will receive a Nike Swim Camps t-shirt and prizes.
  • Ratio: 1:10 staff-to-camper ratio
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
  • Equipment Needed: Please bring your water swimsuit, swim cap, googles and towel(s)
  • Facility: UNC Asheville’s swimming pool located on the lower level of the Student Recreation Center
  • Medical Protocol: Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.

To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist. All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!


Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment, and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

Checklist of things to bring:

  • Weather appropriate clothing for 3 nights/4 days
  • Dryland training Gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts, sweatshirt)
  • Backpack
  • 2-3 Swimsuits
  • Swim Cap(s)
  • Goggles
  • Towels
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat or Visor
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals/flip flops
  • Spending Money ($25-50)
  • Linens (twin XL sheets & blankets or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase)
  • Pajamas
  • Bath Towel
  • Toiletries
  • No fan - dorm has AC
  • Signed Heath & Release forms and waivers (forms completed online do not need to be printed and turned in at camp)

Checklist of Things to Bring: We recommend that all Extended Day Campers bring a daily pack with the following items: swimsuit, swim cap, goggles, towel, sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, sandals, water bottle, dry land gear (running shoes, t-shirt, athletic shorts, sweatshirt) and any other appropriate clothing for that day’s activities which will be described to you on the first day of camp.

Camp Schedule & Meals:

  • Monday: Extended Day Campers should arrive dressed and ready to swim. You will be assigned a counselor and given a complete schedule of all events during the week. Extended Day Campers stay until 8:30pm. Dinner is provided.
  • Tuesday-Wednesday: Extended Day Camper Hours – 9:00am-8:00pm. Lunch and dinner is provided.
  • Thursday: Extended Day Camper Hours - 9:00am-12:00pm. Check-out is immediately after the camp concludes.

Transportation is not provided. Campers are responsible for getting to and from camp on their own. There is no supervision before or after camp hours so please make arrangements to pick up your child on time.


For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.


For general questions about our swim camps please see our FAQ page.

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• 3 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: MON 2PM-8:30PM, TUE-WED 9AM-8PM, THURS 9AM-NOON **Times subject to change


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

  • 7:15 AM Breakfast
  • 8:50 AM 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 Day Campers depart
  • 4:15 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!

Unc asheville pool facility

UNC Asheville Pool

UNC Asheville’s swimming pool is a 6-lane, 25-yard pool located on the lower level of the Student Recreation Center. The pool is home to Campus Recreation programs and the UNC Asheville Women’s Swim Team.

Camp Questions & Answers

How are swimmers grouped at 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.

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Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    A Great Time!

    — Anonymous

Nike Swim Camp at UNC Asheville

Ian Quinn, Camp Director
UNC Asheville
Asheville, North Carolina 28804
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

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