How to Join Coho Swim Club

Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, if you need any special accommodations to participate in an activity, please notify Jeff Nehila at 847-572-2612.

Spring 2018 Registration: Click red button.

Please mail/ bring* all registration forms and payments to:


Deerfield Park District

COHO Swim Club

836 Jewett Park Drive

Deerfield, IL 60015




Sachs Recreation Center

Coho Swim Club

455 Lake Cook Road

Deerfield, IL 60015



  • DO NOT FAX registration forms for Minnows through Gold
  • All forms/payments must be mailed to Jewett or brought to Jewett or Sachs - every fall all families must attend walk-in registration to sign up for COHO
  • Coaches will not accept registration forms and/or payments at practice
  • The COHO Club fee is assessed every season (fall, winter, spring, summer) for all participating swimmers (ie. HS swimmers are not charged during their HS season when they are not with COHO)
  • The USA Swimming Registration fee is assessed annually for all swimmers and renews every September
  • Once your DFPD registration has been processed you will be charged through your online account for the seasonal COHO Club fee and annual USA Swimming Registration fee (iff applicable).


Masters swimmers only may fax their registration form to: 847-945-0699 if paying by credit card.



The minimum skill requirements for Coho are:  Individuals ages 5 and over must be able to swim 1 length of freestyle with rhythmic breathing (face in the water, turning the head to the side to breathe), 1 length of backstroke, demonstrate either basic breaststroke or butterfly, be able to go underwater to the bottom of the pool in the shallow end, and be comfortable swimming in the deep end.  Swimmers who can successfully complete this criterion will be placed in a group based on age and ability.


If you would like to join Coho at a time when open tryouts are not scheduled please contact Jeff Napolski at:  or 847-572-2626 to set up an appointment to tryout. We have tryout times available during the day, evenings and weekends so if you leave a message please indicate your general availability.

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