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Peak Performance Swim Camp is offering a speed camp for competitive swimmers in the New York City metro area in Westchester County, New York! Our 2-day START & TURN CAMP provides two levels of specialized training for 12 & Over and 11 & Under athletes. PEAK coaches are masters at teaching race techniques, and our 1-on-1 attention provided to each swimmer sets PEAK apart from the rest. If speed is what you seek, come to PEAK!

Open to age group and senior-level swimmers, ages 8-18, who currently compete at a local, regional, state, or national level. To maximize the benefits of the clinic, swimmers are assigned to lanes based on their current skill and performance level versus their age.

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Camp Details

Maximizing swimming potential through a holistic training approach is the mission of Peak Performance Swim Camp. To fulfill our mission, we seek to empower our swimmers through a two-tiered process of teaching and training. The teaching side includes daily chalk talks, video presentations, and ongoing poolside demonstrations. In addition, a targeted teaching strategy focused on swimmers’ individual needs is employed.

2024 OVERVIEW
  • Dates: May 4-5
  • Age Group: 8-18
  • Gender: Coed
  • Camp Type: Day Camp
  • Schedule: Saturday 12:00pm-5:00pm, Sunday 12:45pm-5:30pm
  • Check-In: between 11:45am on Saturday at the upstairs Mezzanine at Saw Mill Club East
  • Lunch: Lunch is not provided. Please bring a packed lunch.
  • Start & Turn Camp: For competitive swimmers ages 8-18. Our 2-day Start & Turn Camp covers the front, back, and relay starts, plus the four-stroke turns. It’s the complete package over one weekend!
    Starts and turns are the two weak links in competitive racing and can cost vital seconds, but we have the solution! Our start progressions improve speed and distance off the block. And our turn progressions teach swimmers how to plan the wall, turn with speed, and travel further underwater off the wall. Enhancing starts and turns is a fast way to boost performance and a smart investment in the future.

Note: This is NOT a learn-to-swim program, but specifically designed for competitive swimmers who can perform multiple lengths of all four strokes and the official starts and turns. Swimmers are assigned to lanes based on ability level. The daily skill progressions and challenging swim sets are adjusted to reflect skill and performance levels.

CAMP ADDRESS

Saw Mill Club East
333 N Bedford Road
Mt. Kisco, NY 10549

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CONTACT US

The safety and well-being of our swimmers is our first concern. The coaching staff will be on deck and supervise all lunch and classroom sessions. Once camp is underway, parents may contact our camp coordinator directly at [email protected] or by phone at +1-320-334-4255. We are committed to making camp a great experience for your child.

CAMP CHECK-IN

Saturday, May 4th thru Sunday, May 5th
Camp check-in will take place on the upstairs Mezzanine at Saw Mill Club East.

  • Swimmers must arrive to camp wearing their swimsuit underneath their dry-land clothing.
  • Parents need to sign-in their swimmer with camp staff each morning.
  • There is limited space for spectators to observe the pool sessions - either inside the natatorium seated on the pool bleachers or standing room only in the hallway viewing area.
CAMP CHECK-OUT

Saturday, May 4th thru Sunday, May 5th
Pick-up and Sign-out will occur in the hallway outside the natatorium.

  • Parents need to sign-out their swimmer each afternoon with a PEAK staff member.
CAMP FINALE

The camp concludes on Sunday at 5:30pm. Parents can pick-up their children in the hallway just outside the natatorium.

MEALS
  • Please bring your own snack or bag lunch daily on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday with your favorite healthy foods.
  • Bag lunches must be in the swimmer’s possession at morning Drop-Off and not delivered later to the pool.
  • Swimmers must bring two personal water bottles to camp, properly labeled and already filled.
PRIVATE COACHING

A very limited number of private coaching sessions are available during the 3-day camp. These are offered first-come, first- serve. It is highly recommended that you make a reservation in advance of camp.

To reserve a private session, please email us at [email protected] or text at +1-320-334-4255. Hourly private coaching sessions with a PEAK Senior Coach are $250.00. Please note that Private Coaching sessions are scheduled around the coaches’ availability (between 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM) and may be subject to change due to the pool and/or weather conditions.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE FEE?
  • Instruction: Morning and afternoon training sessions
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours.
  • Camp T-shirt & Prizes: Campers will receive a PEAK Swim Cap and PEAK wristband
INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY
  • Ratio: 1-on-1 attention provided to each swimmer
  • Groupings: Campers are grouped by age, ability, and experience.
  • Equipment Needed: Please bring your water swimsuit, swim cap, googles and towel(s)
  • Facility: Saw Mill Club East Pool
  • 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.
PREPARE FOR CAMP: COMPLETE YOUR PRE-CAMP CHECKLIST

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!

CHECKLIST OF THINGS TO BRING

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

Items:

  • 2 Water Bottles - Properly labeled & already filled
  • Snack or Bag Lunch with your favorite healthy foods
  • Swimsuit worn underneath dry-land clothing
  • 2 Swim Caps
  • Goggles
  • 2 Large Pool Towels
  • Do NOT bring fins, pull-buoys, kickboards, etc.
TENTATIVE CAMP SCHEDULE

The schedule below outlines a sample agenda for the day:

Saturday

• 11:45 am Check-in
• 12:00 - 2:00 pm Swim Session
• 2:00 - 2:30 pm Lunch-Snack
• 2:30-3:00 pm Mindpower
• 3:00-5:00 pm Swim Session
• 5:00 pm Camp ends

Sunday

• 12:45 am Check-in
• 1:00 – 3::00 pm Swim Session
• 3:00 - 3:30 pm Mindpower - Lunch- Snack
• 3:30 - 5:30 pm Swim Session
• 5:30 pm Finale

The daily curriculum includes two in-water training sessions (2 hours each) and motivational mental skills training. The combined PEAK experience toughens swimmers mentally, boosts fitness and confidence, and improves essential swimming skills.

TRANSPORTATION

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.

COMPANY POLICIES

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

NIKE SWIM CAMP FAQ

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

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COACH BAKER'S INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS:

Olympic Coach Nick Baker has created an outstanding video series for swimmers looking to improve their technical and physical performance. There’s no better teaching tool than visual aides to effectively demonstrate and practice these skills!

YOGA FOR PEAK PERFORMANCE: The more flexible the swimmer, the greater the speed! And yoga is the perfect way for swimmers to increase their flexibility. Greater flexibility in the shoulders, chest, hips, and ankles allows the body to generate more propulsion and flow through the water with minimal drag and greater ease. The Yoga For Peak Performance video, led by professional instructors Theresa and Calvin of College Park Yoga, offers a series of effective yoga postures designed to relax the body and enhance flexibility in as little as 15 minutes a day! Price: $65.00

PEAK OUT! Dry-Land Video: Swimming alone cannot develop the strength, flexibility, agility, or coordination needed to perform at the elite-level. The PEAK OUT! Dry-Land Training Video targets these all-important physical traits – giving swimmers a clear, competitive edge. The five, high-energy training circuits demonstrated in the video can be performed away from the pool and require no equipment. It’s the perfect fit for motivated swimmers on the move! Format: Stream video online. 82 minutes. Price: $85.00

PEAK REFRESHER 2.0: The PEAK Refresher 2.0 video, produced by Olympic Coach Nick Baker, builds on the fundamentals of Refresher 1.0 and introduces many elite-level skills not available on other swimming videos. The multiple and innovative camera angles take learning to a whole new level. The skills presented in this video are guaranteed to boost swimming performance! Format: Stream video online. 59 minutes. Price: $115.00

PEAK REFRESHER 1.0: The PEAK Refresher 1.0 is a state-of-the-art video also produced by Olympic Coach Nick Baker. It vividly illustrates key elements of the front, back, and relay start, along with the four strokes and turns. The step-by-step format greatly enhances learning. Format: Stream video online. 44 minutes.

PEAK REFRESHER COMBO PACKAGE: Purchase the PEAK Refresher 2.0 video AND receive the PEAK Refresher 1.0 at half price ($75 value)! The PEAK Refresher 2.0 builds on the fundamentals of Refresher 1.0, providing comprehensive technical instruction for novice to elite-level competitive swimmers. Price: $150.00

THE ULTIMATE PEAK PACKAGE: Purchase all 3 videos–PEAK OUT! Dry-Land Video, PEAK Refresher 2.0 video, and PEAK Refresher 1.0–at an incredible value! PLUS receive a free copy of Coach Nick Baker’s newest book, Un-Limit Yourself! A Must-Read for Serious Swimmers. The Ultimate PEAK Package provides an unparalleled, visual training experience combining the best of in-water technique skills, dry-land strength drills, and tips for a positive mindset. Price: $225.00

PRIVATE SWIM COACHING:

There are a very limited number of private coaching sessions available during the clinic. These are offered first-come, first-serve on the first day of camp. If you would like to place your name on the waitlist in advance, please email us at [email protected]

Hourly private coaching sessions with Head Coach Nick Baker are $300. Sessions with our Senior Assistant Coaches are $225.

COACH BAKER'S BOOKS:

Nick Baker, Founder of Peak Performance Swim Camp and Olympic Coach, provides unparalleled swim knowledge described in each of his books. With over 43 years of coaching experience with thousands of competitive swimmers from novice level to Olympic champions, Coach Baker addresses all-important topics ranging from the power of positive mentality and superior technique to building confidence and ideal strength and flexibility. Coach Baker’s books are perfect gifts to inspire and teach swimmers, coaches, and parents alike!

MIND BODY SKILL, A Journey to Swimming Excellence: Olympic Coach Nick Baker has just released his sixth book – the newest addition in his Swimmer Series collection – titled Mind Body Skill, A Journey to Swimming Excellence. Coach Baker challenges swimmers to create change in a BIG WAY to achieve the results they desire! A swimmer who improves their mental outlook can enhance their level of swimming performance to one degree or another. The same holds true for technique and fitness. But when a swimmer focuses on boosting all three at once, the paradigm shifts and EXCELLENCE happens! Coach Baker states, “To thrive and survive in the demanding sport of swimming, a swimmer must become the ‘driver of their dream’ and push for exponential growth no matter what the circumstances!” Price: $20.00

ARE YOU WORTH IT? 45 Ways To Enhance Your Self-Worth In Swimming: Olympic Coach Nick Baker has added another gem to his motivational Swimmers' Series. Among all the factors that determine successfully reaching your swimming goals, self-worth is the single most influential. You must first feel important before you can achieve important things in your swimming life. This superb book teaches how to build that feeling and find the inner "magic" that lies within you. Paperback: 132 pages. Price: $20.00

UN-LIMIT YOURSELF! A Must-Read for Serious Swimmers: NEW! The latest book by Olympic Coach Nick Baker is dedicated to serious swimmers striving for peak performance. This tremendous how-to-guide identifies 17 limiting factors that handicap swimming performance and how to overcome them. If identified early, these factors are within the swimmer’s power to change! Paperback. 52 pages. Price: $15.00

IN THE KNOW: A SWIM PARENT'S GUIDE: Olympic Coach Nick Baker shares pearls of wisdom gleaned from coaching for more than forty years and provides parents with essential inside swimming knowledge geared to maximizing their child’s swimming experience. Coach Baker sheds light on many unanswered questions parents have about swimming, and guides them in making the right decisions for their child. Paperback. 124 pages. Price: $20.00

THE SWIMMING TRIANGLE: Coach Nick Baker’s most popular book is an innovative and essential guide to achieving superior mental, technical, and physical fitness in one of the world’s greatest sports. Whether you’re a coach or a swimmer, 1992 Olympic Coach Nick Baker’s wholly integrated approach can help you maximize your true potential. In this book Coach Baker offers proven, results-oriented methods for gaining—and keeping—a competitive edge! Paperback. 326 pages. Price: $25.00

101 WINNING WAYS: Written by Olympic Coach Nick Baker, this motivational book identifies 101 winning attitudes common to all great, world-class swimmers. Each winning attitude is described with an easy-to-remember phrase and simple imagery to enhance visualization. It’s a must-read for swimmers of all ages! Price: $15.00

LIAM THE LION: An Inspirational Story About a Boy’s Struggles and His Path to Swimming Victory!: In his newest book 𝘓𝘪𝘢𝘮 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘓𝘪𝘰𝘯, Olympic Coach Nick Baker details the life of a young swimmer who’s intense love for swimming trumps all. Although Liam endures difficult times along the way, his courage and conviction lead him to ultimate victory. His story is the perfect antidote for those who find themselves facing overwhelming odds. The book’s positive message will leave the reader filled with newfound hope and inspiration. Paperback. 58 pages. Price: $15.00

Saw Mill Club East Peak Performance Swim Camp Ny

Saw Mill Club East

Campers train each day at Saw Mill Club East pool located at 333 N. Bedford Road, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

Camp Questions & Answers

Who is eligible to attend camp?

Open to age group and senior-level swimmers, ages 8-18, who currently compete at a local, regional, state, or national level. To maximize the benefits of the clinic, swimmers are assigned to lanes based on their current skill and performance level versus their age.

Where can I find the Peak Health & Release Form?

In order for a swimmer to participate in the camp, the mandatory Health & Release Form must be completed, signed, and turned in BEFORE the camp commences. The Health & Release Form can be found at swimcamp.com/forms/.

How are swimmers grouped at camp?

Lane assignments will be based on your best 100 Free time. We will ask you to email us your best 100 Free time when we send out the registration packet before camp. If you do not submit the correct time, then there is a strong chance that you will be placed in the wrong lane, and will not fully benefit from the clinic training. Thank you for your assistance!

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    The highlight of the experience was the friendly, fun and welcoming style of Coach Moore and the amazingly dedicated, but fun coaching of Riley's coaches Rachel and Isabelle. They were engaging with Riley, really helped him and ensured everything was encouraging and fun. Thank you!!

    — Parent of Attendee from a Similar Camp in 2022

Nike Peak Performance Summer Swim Camp in May Westchester, New York

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Nick Baker, Camp Director
Saw Mill Club East
333 N. Bedford Road

Westchester, New York 10549
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
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