See You Next Year!

Lions Park Pool
100 Byrd Ct
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514
Pool Phone: 630-325-1040 (May 25-September 2)

Sea Lions Swim Team

The Clarendon Hills Park District Sea Lions Swim Team is a summer tradition at Lions Park Pool. The team is centered around summer fun, stroke technique, and competitive swimming. The team is for all swimmers ages 5-18 who can complete 1 length (25 yards) of freestyle and backstroke unassisted.


2018 Sea Lions Team Photo

Meet The Coaches

Coach Jennifer Lawler

Coach – Jennifer Lawler

Jennifer Lawler is an elementary school teacher who has been teaching 18 years. This is her third year at the pool as the swim lesson supervisor. She has many years of swimming experience and has been swimming since she was six. She swam on age group teams, in high school and in college. She has her own child swimming on the team again this year. She is very excited to be heading the swim team this year.

Practice Schedule

Pre-Season Dates

AGE Times
8 & Under: 3:45pm-4:30pm
9-10 year olds: 4:30pm-5:15pm
11 & Up: 5:15pm-6:00pm

Season Dates

AGE Times
8 & Under: 9:30am-10:30am
9-10 year olds: 8:30am-9:30am
11 & Up: 7:45am-8:45am

Team Calendar

Parent Volunteers

Parents are beneficial to making a meet happen. It is required for each parent to volunteer a minimum of two dual swim meets in order for your swimmer to compete in the Conference Meet. There will be sign up sheets available at Sea Lions Corner at the pool.

Sea Lions Swim Team Apparel

Team apparel is ordered directly from The Swim Team Store. Swim team gear such as the team suit, hoodie, pj pants, team t-shirt, and track jacket and pants are available for purchase through our very own team store. Once items are purchased they will be shipped directly to your home.

Suit Sizing

The Swim Team Store has provided a sizing kit available for swimmers to try on the suit in order to purchase the correct size online. The sizing kit is available at your convenience at the Community Center, 315 Chicago Avenue from May 1-May 23.

Monday – Friday: 9:00am -5:00pm
Limited Saturdays: 9:00am -12noon

Emergency Contact Form

Please fill out and return the Swimmer Emergency Contact Form by the first of practice.

Swim Team Manual

The Team Manual contains information about the team, practices, coaches and meets. It will passed out at the Parent Meeting.

Sea Lions Swim Team Records

The Team Records Board was updated after the 2017 season.

Things to Know

Parent Meeting – Wednesday, May 27, 7:00-8:00pm at the Community Center. Parents are required to attend for a Meet & Greet of the coaching staff along with reviewing the Sea Lions Manual. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the practices, meets, strokes and team activities.

New swimmers are required to complete a swim test at the first team practice, Monday, June 1. Swimmers are required to swim 1 length (25 yards) of freestyle and backstroke unassisted. If the swimmer is unable to swim the required distance a refund will be issued. Swimmers need to be registered by the first day of practice.

Swimmers are required to swim 1 length (25 yards) of freestyle and backstroke unassisted. If the swimmer is unable to swim the required distance a refund will be issued.

Swimmers will compete in a Mock Meet on Saturday, June 6; 8:00am warm-up followed by 8:30am start. Swimmers will swim freestyle and backstroke to record a time, which determines placement on the “A” or “B” teams.

Team picture is on June 19 at 9:30am at Lions Park Pool.

Meet Locations

Lemont Park District Centennial Outdoor Aquatic Center:
16028 W. 127th Street, Lemont (630-257-6787)

Downers Grove Swim & Racquet Club:
5560 Fairview Avenue, Downers Grove (630-515-9444)

Western Springs Swimming Pool:
1300 Hillgrove Avenue, Western Springs (708-246-0491)

Village of Hinsdale Community Pool:
500 W. Hinsdale Avenue, Hinsdale (630-789-7099)

Glen Ellyn Park District Sunset Pool:
483 Fairview Avenue, Glen Ellyn (630-858-7665)

Lisle Park District Sea Lion Aquatic Park:
1825 Short Street, Lisle (630-964-3410)

Wheaton Park District Northside Family Aquatic Center:
1509 N. West Street, Wheaton (630-653-3345)