"Come swim in our international waters and develop your Olympic dreams."
Pine Crest Swim Camp is located in sunny south florida in Fort Lauderdale at Pine Crest School.
Pine Crest Swim Camp's staff has included Olympic swimming qualifiers, NCAA All-Americans, Swimming Olympic Trial Qualifiers, and international-level swimming competitors.
This prestigious swim camp is open to boys and girls ages 8-19. Pine Crest Swim Camp has an open policy of admission and does not discriminate against any application because of race or religion.
Campers may attend for any number of weeks during the 8 weeks of swim camp. We recommend at least a two-to three- week minimum stay. If campers wish to extend their contracted time whilst in camp, the Directors will fill requests on space available.
Meet your Camp Director Coach Mariusz Podkoscielny
Coach Mariusz was a 2-time Olympian for Poland and finished 5th in both the 1500 and 400 meter freestyle at the 1988 Olympic Games. In the prelims for the 400 free he set the Olympic Record. He enjoyed success at the collegiate level as well, winning the 1650 at NCAAs as a freshman at the University of Arizona, and coming within 22 one hundredths of the NCAA record. His transition to coaching started where his swimming career ended, at the University of Arizona. From there Mariusz took the head coaching job at Oregon State before moving on to Miami to head their swimming program. Today he is the Head Age Group Coach and Co-Aquatic Di at our Ft. Lauderdale campus. Mariusz is married to Dagmara and has a young daughter, Julia.