Swim Teams

Competitive Swim Teams

The Arlington Heights Park District offers competitive swim teams year-round for every level of competitive swimmer. 
For questions, please contact Rob Gussy.  


Arlington Muskies: 6-18 years

Winter Season 2023/2024 information

The Winter Muskies season will run from October 3, 2023, through February 24, 2024.

The Arlington Muskie Swim Team is a recreational swim program for youth up to 18 years of age. The emphasis of the program is placed on learning competitive skills, enjoyment of the sport, and lifelong participation in swimming. The program is designed with the mid-level swimmer in mind. The Muskie Swim Team competes in dual meets and finishes the season with a championship meet. Please visit the Team Unify site for meet schedule information, and coach contact information.



» Learn more about Arlington Muskies Swim Team


Arlington Otters

Winter Season 2023/2024 information

Developmental swim team for the novice swimmer ages 6-14 will be offered at the Arlington Ridge Center from November 4, 2023- February 24, 2024. This team is very similar to the summer Interpark swim teams.

Each swimmer must be able to complete 25 yards of freestyle with the correct technique to participate. A skills test is held on the first day of practice. Any swimmer not meeting these requirements will not be able to participate in the program. The Arlington Otters build on the swimming skills learned in swim lessons but are not considered a substitute for lessons.  Practices and meets are at the Arlington Ridge Center.  Practice times are Saturday & Sunday - 1:00 to 2:00 pm.  The season runs from November - February.

» Learn more about Arlington Otters Swim Team.  


Arlington Muskies: 6-18 years

Summer Season 2024 Information

The Muskies season will run from June through July. The team will compete against neighboring park districts in the Northern Illinois Swim Conference. 

Practices will be held at Recreation Pool starting at 5:15pm and ending at 6:15pm for ages 6-8 and 6:45pm for ages 11-18. M-F 

» Learn more about Arlington Muskies Swim Team


Interpark Swim Teams: 6-14 years

Summer Season 2024 Information


Interpark is a six-week summer program that is great start for young swimmers who are looking compete on a swim team. Each team will compete in five swim meets against each other at AHPD pools and will conclude the season with our annual City Meet Championship meet. 


Camelot Crocodiles:

6–14-year-olds 8am-9am M-F

Frontier Flyers:

6–10-year-olds 8am-9am M-F

11&Ups 9:15am-10:15am M-F

Heritage Hurricanes:

6–14-year-olds 4:45p - 5:45pm M-F

Pioneer Piranhas:

6–8-year-olds and 13-14: 8am-9am.M-F

9–12-year-olds 9:15am-10:15am. M-F

Recreation Racers:

6–14-year-olds 8am-9am M-F

Recreation Stingrays:

6–14-year-olds 4:15pm-5:15pm MTRF


» Learn more about Interpark League (ahpd.org)



For questions regarding competitive swimming programs, please contact Rob Gussy. 

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