2018-2019 Hinsdale Swim Club Tryouts


Do You Love to Swim?  Come try out and continue the fun with Hinsdale Swim Club (HSC), a year-round competitive age group USA Swimming program located in the Hinsdale, Illinois area.  HSC offers a comprehensive program designed to address the needs of all levels of competitive swimming ability from new age-group swimmers to elite national championship swimmers.


HSC has a long history and tradition of training our community’s competitive swimmers and competing at the highest level of our sport – a tradition that continues today after almost sixty years.  Swimmers compete in USA Swimming meets in the local area throughout the annual season and train at local pools such as Hinsdale Central High School, The Hinsdale Community Pool (outdoor 50-meter pool used in the summer months) and the Hyatt Lodge at McDonald’s Campus in Oak Brook. 


Our philosophy of quality versus quantity demonstrates a genuine commitment to our athletes and their families.  HSC’s quality commitment ensures that our practices will not become overcrowded, thus enabling our coaches to give individualized attention to each swimmer. 


Minimum requirement to try out with HSC: Swimmer must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke, and have a working knowledge of breaststroke and butterfly


Items to bring/wear to tryouts: swimsuit, goggles, towel, cap (optional)



HSC Tryouts for the 2018-2019 Season


Step 1: Register for tryouts at this link:


Step 2: Bring this completed form to tryouts: Tryout Sheet


Step 3: Attend one of our tryout dates listed below


Date #1:         Monday, August 6

Times:            13 and overs: 7am-8am

                      11 and 12 year-olds: 7:45am-8:30am

                      10 and unders: 8:15am-9am

(Please arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your swimmer’s tryout time)

Location:         The Hinsdale Community Pool, 500 W. Hinsdale Avenue,


Note:               No parents are permitted on deck during tryouts



Date #2:         Thursday, August 16

Times:            10 and unders: 6:30pm-7:30pm

                      11 and 12 year-olds: 7:15pm-8pm

                      13 and overs: 7:45pm-8:30pm

(Please arrive no more than 15 minutes prior to your swimmer’s tryout time)

Location:         Hinsdale Central High School, 5500 S. Grant Street, Hinsdale

                      Enter through door #5 (on Grant Street, east side of the 


Note:               No parents are permitted on deck during tryouts


Note that HSC requires that the majority of our swimmers reside within the D86 attendance boundaries, however, we do have capacity to accept a small number of swimmers who live outside this geographic area.  In addition, current or past swim club affiliation has no bearing on which swimmers will be accepted from tryouts.  All swimmers interested in joining HSC must go through our tryout process.


If you have any questions prior to tryouts please contact us via email at


Best of Luck to Your Swimmer!  We’re glad you’re starting the process of joining our amazing team!