Welcome to University City Swim Club!  We welcome new and returning swimmers. UCSC offers a youth swimming program and an adult masters swimming program, open to all, regardless of ability to pay.  


  • Available to children, ages 17 and under (must be able to swim 25 yards independently)
  • Competitive swimmers
  • Develop swim strokes and endurance 

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UCSC youth program offers a fall season (September - December), a spring season (January - May) and a summer season (June - August).

Indoor Seasons: Sept. - May at the University City Natatorium (7420 Shaftesbury)

Outdoor Season: June - August at the Heman Park Pool (7210 Olive)


If you are applying for the youth program and require financial assistance, please email [email protected] as soon as possible to qualify for scholarship assistance.



  • Available to adults,18 and older (swimmers of all abilities)
  • Coached swim workouts and a supportive swim community

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Indoor Season:

September - May at the University City Natatorium (7420 Shaftesbury)

Tuesday and Thursday: 5:45 - 7 a.m. and Saturday: 7 - 8:30 a.m.


Outdoor Season:

June - August at the Heman Park Pool (7210 Olive)

Tuesday and Thursday: 6 - 7:15 a.m. and Saturday: 7 - 8:30 a.m.



All practice changes will be communicated through email. In case of inclement weather, practice may be delayed or canceled. In case of pool closures at the UCity Natatorium, practice may be canceled or relocated to an alternative pool. Please see pool locations.


University City Swim Club offers a St. Louis youth swim team and adult team. Why is UCSC a wonderful choice for you and your family?

  • Excellent coaching. Our coaches have decades of swim instruction experience -- they love what they do!

  • Very flexible program. For a flat fee (for both adult and youth programs), you can swim as many times as you like during practice times. We do not have required attendance, though most swimmers attend at least twice/week.

  • A place for everyone. We offer a competitive swim program without a high-pressure environment.

  • We offer skills instruction to refine technique and improve endurance.

  • We offer learn-to-swim lessons, and our swimmers progress quickly.

  • We offer coached workouts and a supportive swim community for adults.

  • Smaller club = more attention. Our smaller size means that swimmers never “get lost” among the crowds. Their individual achievements are celebrated, and the coaches know each swimmer’s strengths and goals.

  • Swim instruction for all. UCSC is committed to offering high-quality swim instruction regardless of a participant’s ability to pay.

  • Parent community. Our parents can find community as well, spending time with each other on the bleachers during practices.

  • We welcome you to try out our St. Louis youth swim team and adult team to see if they are a good fit for your family! Email [email protected] for more information or to schedule a visit.