Gold Medal Swim Clinics

Gold Medal Swim Clinics

These clinics will give each camper the best opportunity to showcase their skills while developing more technique with each stroke from a Gold Medal caliber program. Learn from one of the best, Coach Bill Dorenkott, your 2021 Big Ten Conference Swimming Coach of the year. Sign up for one, or sign up for all four! May 1st – Freestyle, May 8th – Breaststroke, May 15th – Backstroke, May 22nd – Butterfly.

Masks will be optional in most indoor spaces on The Ohio State University campuses. In settings where masks are optional, campers and visitors can decide on an individual basis whether or not they will continue to wear a mask. Individuals should stay home if they are feeling sick and follow CDC guidelines if they test positive for COVID-19 or are exposed to someone with the virus.

Date: May 1, May 8, May 15, May 22
Grades: Ages 8 to 18
Location: McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion
Camp Staff: Campers will be coached by your 2021 Big Ten Conference Swimming Coach of the Year, Bill Dorenkott

Check-in: 11:30am
Instruction: 12:00pm – 2:30pm

The fee for the Ohio State Swimming Gold Medal Clinics are $100 per camper, per session or $400 for all four. This fee will include a camp t-shirt and an Ohio State Swim Cap. The camp is open to any and all boys and girls ages 8 to 18. There is a maximum number of campers permitted in each clinic, so register early! Full payment is required at the time of registration for each session. You may register online by visiting A 3% processing fee will be added to all online registrations. If registering by mail, please make checks payable to The Ohio State University. Any non-scholastic group of 5 or more that wishes to pay with one check for the entire group must do so ahead of time via mail. ​There will be no walk-ups permitted for this camp, all participants must register in advance.

All campers are responsible for bringing their own equipment. No equipment will be provided to ANY camper.

Meals and Housing are not provided.

The Parent Consent, Waiver & Release Form AND the Concussion Information Form are REQUIRED for all participants. These forms must be completed during online registrations. If you mail in your registration, please visit to obtain these forms. Please complete, sign and send the forms with your child to check-in – do not send the forms to us prior to the date of camp. Campers will not be permitted to participate without these forms.

Upon processing of each registration, a confirmation notice will be sent by email. A packet of “Important Information for Registered Campers” (including the Parent Consent & Waiver Form and Concussion Information Form) will be posted online at at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the camp. This packet will not be separately emailed to campers. Please check your email regularly as this is our primary method of communication with campers and their parents.

Confirmation email with further camp information can be found below.

Swim Freestyle Clinic May 1

Swim Breaststroke Clinic May 8

Swim Backstroke May 15

Swim Butterfly Clinic May 22

A refund less a $30 administration fee will be issued for any cancellation received by at least 2 weeks prior to the start of each camp. The administration fee and the 3% online processing fee are not refundable for ANY reason.

Because we have to guarantee the number of campers in order to prepare for each clinic, any cancellation received less than 2 weeks prior to the start of each session will not be eligible for any refund except in the case of injury, illness, or mandatory school event, in which case supporting documentation from a doctor or school is required.

A camp fee may not be transferred to any other Ohio State sports camp. A camp fee may not be transferred to any other camper. All cancellation notices must be received by the deadline above and submitted by mail, email, or fax – no phone calls or voicemails. All supporting documentation required for a refund to be approved and processed must be submitted within 10 days after the conclusion of the camp session. Refund requests must be submitted on the Refund Request Form available at Campers who are injured while at camp but remain at camp will not be eligible for any refund.

Camp will be headquartered at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion located at 1847 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH 43210. The exact check-in location will be determined as camp gets closer.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Jessica Isler, Director of Operations