Swim Lessons

Fall/Winter 2019 Orca Swim Camp/Swim Training

(Formerly known as Sea Monkeys)

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Orca's/Swim Training Description

The Fall Orca Swim Camp is a pre-competitive swim team for children ages 6 to 14.  Swimmers will be grouped by age and ability into small learning and training groups.  The camp is designed to prepare young athletes for swim team, water polo, and triathlon.  Swimmers will learn proper stroke mechanics, competitive techniques.  Each day swimmers will work on developing proper stroke mechanics, learning competitive techniques, improving physical conditioning, and having fun.

The Swim Training group is for proficient swimmers ages 12-18 that need a swim training options to get into or maintain shape for water polo, triathlon or general fitness.  


Orca's Prerequisites / Requirements

Swimmers MUST be able to swim FREESTYLE AND BACKSTROKE the length of a 25 Yard Pool without stopping or assistance.  If the swimmer is not able to do this, the swimmer may require additional group or private lessons.

Swim Training Prerequisites / Requirements

Swimmers must be proficient, but not perfect at swim strokes. Strong emphasis on swim conditioning and training with some stroke development.  


Orca's Schedule

The Orcas practice 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, Monday – Thursday.  We ask that swimmers arrive 5-10 minutes early and are picked up by 7:45 PM.


Orca Swim Camp Fall Schedule                      Orca Swim Camp Winter Schedule

November 11 to December 19*                           January 6 to February 6

6:30 PM -7:30 PM, M-H                                       6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, M-H

Swim Training Fall Schedule                            Swim Training Winter Schedule

7:30 PM -8:30 PM, M-H                                       7:30 PM – 8:30 PM, M-H

* No Practice: Nov 21, 27 and 28.                      * No Practice: Jan 9 and Jan 20.



Staff / Coaches

The program is directed by Tom Thorum and supervised by Deni Cullom (Both Utah Swimming coach of the year recipient and nominees).  Olympus Aquatics hires and trains additional employees from our club team to work directly with each small learning / training group.


Swimmers will need to come prepared with a training swim suit (no two piece suits or baggy shorts allowed), goggles, a water bottle, and a towel.



All activities will take place at the Olympus High School swimming pool.

Olympus High School

4055 S 2300 E

Holladay, Utah 84124

Registration / Payment

Cost for the Fall Orca Swim Camp and Swim Training is $155 / Five Weeks

Registration is simple.  Complete the registration form above.  Complete payment with check, cash or Venmo (@Olympus-Aquatics).  Done.


Contact Information                 Melissa Stringham, Registrar                 Tom Thorum, Director

                                                    mmstringham@yahoo.com                    coachthorum@gmail.com

                                                     801-918-5281                                           801-913-2786


If you have any questions regarding the  Pre-comp Swim Team, Swim Training Groups or Swim Lessons offered at Olympus Aquatics, please contact Melissa Stringham (mmstringham@yahoo.com).