Sea Lions Swim Team

The team is centered on summer fun, stroke technique, and competitive swimming. The Seas Lions is part of the West Suburban Swim Conference that competes against seven area Park District and Recreation teams. The 7-week long season had a daily practices with dual swim meets scheduled topped off with an end of the season Conference Championship meet.


2018 Sea Lions Team Photo

Practice Schedule

Pre-Season Dates

AGE Times
8 years & younger: 3:45pm-4:30pm
9-10 years old: 4:30pm-5:15pm
11 years & older: 5:15pm-6:00pm

Season Dates

AGE Times
8 years & younger: 9:30am-10:30am
9-10 years old: 8:30am-9:30am
11 years & older: 7:45am-8:45am

Team Calendar

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.

Sea Lions Swim Team Records

Congratulations to all the Sea Lions swimmers who hold records!



Sea Lions Swim Team Member

Things to Know

Swimmers receive a Sea Lions T-shirt and latex swim cap.

Parents are required to attend a Parent Meeting at Lions Park Pool Pavilion. Parents will receive the Team Handbook along with key information to make your swimmer’s season a success.

New swimmers are required to complete a swim test at the first team 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 need to be registered by the first day of practice.

Swimmers will compete in a Mock Meet. Swimmers will swim freestyle and backstroke to record a time, which determines placement on the “A” or “B” teams.

Parents are essential to making a swim meet happen. Each parent is required to volunteer for 2 dual meets in order for your swimmer to compete in a Conference Meet.

Team suit and apparel is not required, but popular with swimmers. Please visit the park district website under the Sea Lions Swim Team for the link to purchase a team suite and apparel.

Individual and Team pictures will be scheduled during the season. Families will receive order forms to purchase pictures.

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)

Sea Lions Swim Team Member