Non-competitive Swimming and Summer Swim League

Evaluations for Swim Teams

All participants for  Minnows and Sharks are strongly encouraged be evaluated by our staff to be placed in the proper lesson. Staff will be available to evaluate your swimmer and make the recommendation for you. The evaluation takes all of 5-8 minutes to complete. Call either facility to schedule an evaluation with the Recreation Specialist.


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The Minnows is a developmental program for ages 5 to 12. The program provides the opportunity for swimmers to improve their stroke technique and to build endurance in a fun, non-competitive environment. Swimmers looking to participate must be able to comfortably swim 25 yards of freestyle and 25 yards of backstroke unassisted. The Minnows occasionally hold friendly and fun swim meets. Registration is first come, first serve, per month.

Evaluations: Call either location and schedule an evaluation. Evaluations help to assess the abilities of your swimmer and proper placement into the program. 

Season Dates: September 2021 - April 2022

Ages 5 -12

R.L. Jones Pool

Mon/Wed @ Jones Center 3:30-4:15PM

Fri* @ Park West 3:30 - 4:15PM

$50 resident/$80 non-resident monthly

Min. 5 Max. 65

Park West Pool

T/TH/Fri* 3:45 - 4:30PM

$50 resident/$80 non-resident monthly

Min. 10 - Max. 65


Mon/Wed/Fri* 3:45 – 4:30PM

$50 residents/ $80 non-resident monthly

Min. 10 -  Max. 40

*All Minnows are welcome to join the Friday practices at the Park West Pool. Friday Practices will begin at 3:30 pm and end at 4:15 pm. Have any questions about Minnows please contact Dave Horton at or 843-884-2528 


The Sharks program focuses on general fitness and stroke technique for strong swimmers who can complete multiple laps easily for workouts. Practices are 4 times a week with no minimum attendance requirement. Swimmers must be able to complete 100 yards freestyle to join. Evaluations: Call either location and schedule an evaluation. Evaluations help to assess the abilities of your swimmer and proper placement into the program. 

September 2021 - April 2022

R.L. Jones Center

Monday thru Thursday 6:30 to 7:30 PMswimmer 1.jpg $50 residents/ $80 non-resident per month

Ages: 12-18

Summer Swim League - Kingfish 

Ages 5-18

Must be 5 years old by 06/01/2022

For children who love to swim, but do not want the year-round commitment of joining a USA Swimming program. Learn the fundamentals of swimming while enjoying a fun environment and compete in several local swim meets (optional).

Registration will begin February 21st, 2022 and will end on April 29th, 2022

Parent Meetings (must attend one):

Tuesday, April 5th,  2022 @ RL Jones Pool: 6:00pm

Saturday, May 7th,  2022 @ Park West Program Building: 1:00pm


May 9th – June 3rd , 2022

Ages 8 & Under: T/Th, 3:45-4:30pm, Park West Pool

Ages 9 & Older: T/Th, 6:30-7:30pm, Jones Center

June 6th  – July 22nd 

Ages 8 & Under: T/Th, 4:00-4:45pm, Park West Pool

Ages 9 & Older: T/Th, 4:45-5:45 pm, Park West Pool

Please email Jessica Walsh at if you have any questions about our summer swim team program.


Masters Swimming


The Palmetto Masters is open to all swimmers 18 years of age and older interested in fitness and/or competitive swimming. Each workout is tailored to the individual swimmer whether they are fitness or competitive oriented. Competitions are made available through United States Masters Swimming. Emphasis is placed on stroke technique and enjoyment of the sport.

Practice Locations:Monday thru Friday @ R.L. Jones Center (5:30 to 7:00AM)

  • Saturday @ Park West (6:30 to 8:00AM)
  • Fees: $50 residents / $80 non-residents
  • Additional $44 annual registration fee to USA Masters Swimming

Special Olympics Swim Team

 The Piranhas
This program is a Special Olympics swim team that is open to competitive and non-competitive swimmers. The team will focus on swimming technique, fitness, and fun.

  • January to April 2022
  • Fridays 5:30 – 6:30PM @ R.L. Jones Center
  • $35 residents / $50 non-residents

Registration Information


A $10 processing fee will be charged for each approved refund request. Refund requests must be received up to five business days before the start date of the activity. Requests must be made by an adult 18 years or older.


A $10 processing fee will be charged for all transfers. Transfer requests must be received up to three business days before the activity start date. No transfer requests will be honored after this time period. Requests must be made by an adult 18 years or older.

South Carolina Swim Club (SCSC)

If you are looking to join a competitive youth swim team, please visit the South Carolina Swim Club website here SCSC