Knowlton’s swim program has an excellent reputation for providing educational, fun and healthy competition for children of all ages. It is a great way to get your child involved for the summer. We are always looking for new families to join our big Knowlton family. Kids will learn swimming in a fun, casual environment. Our season is jam- packed with friends, events, competition, and most importantly, fun! All of our members are very welcoming and our tradition of excellence in the Delco League is one of a kind.
Swim Team Requirements
- Must be a member of Knowlton Swim Club.
- One parent of each swim team member must also be a member of the club. Ensures swim league eligibility.
- The child should be able to swim one length of the pool without stopping, freestyle and/or backstroke.
- The child must be between 6 and 18 years of age*.
New members are welcome at pre-season practice sessions. See practice schedule.
*The Delco Swimming and Diving League have amended the League rules regarding age availability for participation in the 2021 season ONLY. Graduated seniors from 2020 who were denied their final season in the Delco League due to the Covid-19 virus and are age 19 or older by June 1, 2021 will be able to compete following the guidelines listed here.
Questions? Email SwimCoachKSC@gmail.com
Meet our Knowlton Coaches
Head Swim Team Coach Kristin Abrams
Kristin Abrams comes to Linvilla with over 16 years of coaching experience. She has competitively swam at the collegiate level with Lock Haven University, and has experience coaching swimmers of all different skill levels. Her experience includes coaching age group, high school and post graduate level swimmers. She has taught swimming lessons for over 20 years, helping swimmers of all ages progress their swimming ability with each lesson. She believes that building a team dynamic that is both fun and competitive will allow all swimmers to achieve their goals both as a team and individually. She looks forward to working with the swimmers of the Knowlton Swim Club and cannot wait for the adventure, fun and winning to begin.
Assistant Swim Team Coach Angela Shicatano
Coach Angela recently graduated from West Chester University with her Bachelor's of Science in Education. She is currently a high school Biology and Human Anatomy teacher! In the past, she competitively swam for over 10 years, coached several swim teams, and taught swim lessons to all ages. She has spent time this previous school year coaching the Sun Valley Swim Team. She now continues into the 2nd year as a Knowlton Swim Club Assistant Coach. When Coach Angela is not at KSC, she likes to visit Chester Creek Trail, watch Disney Movies, and go to the beach!
Assistant Swim Team Coach Lauren Adamek
This is Lauren's 3rd year as Knowlton Swim Team's assistant coach. She has coached many sports throughout the years including; volleyball, basketball, and soccer. When she is not coaching, she is teaching middle school science at Central Bucks School District. This is her seventh year as a teacher and second at Central Bucks. When she is not working with kids, she enjoys traveling with friends and working on her newly purchased home! she is so excited to be returning to Knowlton this year for a competitive season!
Head Dive Coach Jim Rightly
With over 60 years of experience as a diver, coach, and producer of High Diving Shows, Coach Jim comes to Knowlton eager to coach youth and share his knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm for the sport. Most recently, Coach Jim has served as Head Diving Coach at Penncrest High School. He has also served as diving coach at various swim clubs in Delaware County. Jim still actively competes in Master Diving Events at various venues.
Assistant Dive Coach Emily Hannemann
Emily Hannemann has been a member of the Knowlton Swim Team for 13 years and the Dive Team for 10. Emily was a member of the Penncrest High School Varsity Diving Team for all four years and served as Captain for two. She also participated in soccer, lacrosse, and track. Emily attends University of Hartford where she studies International Relations. In her free time, Emily enjoys being outside, camping, and hiking. She is looking forward to coaching another season for the Knowlton and Hidden Hollow Diving Teams.
Assistant Dive Coach Kieran Clark
We are thrilled to welcome Kieran Clark back for his second year as assistant Diving Coach! Kieran's extensive background in competitive gymnastics as well as his experience coaching at his gym, KMC Gymnastics, not only led to his own successful diving accomplishments but also brought a new beneficial skill set to our dive coaching.
Swim Team Practice Schedule
Pre-Season Practice - Knowlton Swim Club
- June 1st- June 18th: 5:30-6:30
- Mon, Wed & Fri: 12 & Older
- Tue & Thurs: 11 & Under
Regular Season Practice - Begins June 21st
- Ages 12 & Older: Monday - Friday 9 am - 11 am
- Ages 11 & Under: Monday - Friday 11 am - 12 pm
- Long Course Practice at Hidden Hollow - Beginning June 22nd
- Tuesdays 9:30 am - 10:45 am
- Available for those interested
For Dive Practice see Dive Team Practice Schedule Tab below.
Dive Team Practice Schedule
Pre-Season Dive Practice - Knowlton Swim Club
- June 1st- June 18th: 4:30-5:30
- Mon, Wed & Fri: 12 & Older
- Tue & Thurs: 11 & Under
Regular Season Dive Practice - Begins June 21st
- Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 12 pm
- Ages 12 & Older: Monday - Friday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
- Ages 11 & Under: Monday - Friday 9:30-10:30
Registration & Team Suits
Knowlton participates in the Delco Swim League. Registration for the swim team must be done by following the link below. Registration can not be done at Linvilla Orchards or at the Swim Club Office. Swim Team Members MUST be a current member to be on the team.
Registration to Swim Team or Dive Team makes you eligible for both teams!
Please fill out google form after registering for the team.
To order your team suits please follow the link below. If you are unsure of your child's size, we will have suits available to try on at practice on TBD.
Swim Meet Schedule & Meet Registration
Knowlton Swim & Dive Teams compete in the Delco Swim League.
Meets for Varsity Swim Team are on Saturday mornings starting at 8:30 am.
- 2021 Varsity Meet Schedule
- June 19 away at Ridley Township
- June 26 away at Broomall's Lake
- July 3 home against Ridley Park
- July 10 home against Creekside
- July 17 home against Brookhaven
- July 24 Championships
Meets for JV Swim Team are on Wednesday nights starting at 6 pm.
- 2021 JV Meet Schedule
- June 23 away at Creekside
- June 30 home against Aldan
- July 7 away at Conestoga
- July 14 home against Broomall's Lake
- July 24 - BYE Week
Meet Registration Instructions
- To enter your swimmer in JV and Varsity meets this season, please use the forms linked below for each meet.
- Through the form you can let us know which of your swimmers will be able to attend a specific meet.
- You must let us know that your swimmer(s) will be attending each meet otherwise we will assume that they are unavailable and they will not be added to the meet.
- Make sure to complete a meet registration form for each of the meets that your swimmer plans to attend.
- For swimmers 13 and older, please do not register them for JV meets.
- For JV only swimmers (coaches will notify parents of JV only squad) please do not register your JV swimmer for varsity meets.
If you have questions about meet registration please do not hesitate to contact our Knowlton Coach - KSCSwimCoach@Linvilla.com
Diving Team Meet Schedule
Knowlton Swim & Dive Teams compete in the Delco Swim League.
Meets are on Tuesday at 6 pm thru July.
- June 15: Away at Ridley Township
- June 22: Away at Prospect Park
- June 29: Home against Riddlewood
- July 6: Home against Ridley Park
- July 13: Away at Karakung*
*denotes one-meter competition only
- Friday July 16: Novice at Knowtlon
- Monday July 19: Jr. Girls at Ridley Park
- Tuesday July 20: Jr. Boys at Prospect Park
- Thursday July 22: Seniors at Ridley Township
- Monday July 26: All-County Champs at Ridley Park
- Mary Schlegel Invitational at Hidden Hollow
- Saturday & Sunday July 10 & 11
- Paul Christiansen Invitational at Ridley Township
- Sunday July 18
Swim Meet Swim Club Addresses
Aldan Swim Club
- 308 North Elm Avenue Aldan, PA 19018 11.6 miles 24 minutes
Aquatic Swim Club (Intra County Swim League
- 925 Amosland Road Morton, PA 19070 6.9 miles 15 minutes
Aronimink Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Atlantic Coast Swim Team (Suburban Swim League)
- 1130 McDermott Drive West Chester, PA 19380 15.2 miles 25 minutes
Briarcliffe Swim Club
- North Bartram and West Oak Avenues Glenolden, PA 19036
8.8 miles, 23 minutes
Brookhaven Swim Club
- Chester Creek Road Brookhaven, PA 19015 1.8 miles 5 minutes
Broomall's Lake Country Club
- 501 West Third Street Media, PA 19063 3.4 miles 8 minutes
Clifton Heights Swim Club
- 600 East Broadway Avenue Clifton Heights, PA 19018
Conestoga Swim Club
- 501 Sproul Road Villanova, PA 19085
Creekside Swim Club
- Moore Road Wallingford, PA 19086
Drexel Swim Club (Intra- County Swim League)
- 510 Parkway Drive Broomall, PA 19008
Folcroft Swim Club (Intra- County Swim League)
- Ashland and Warwick Avenues Folcroft, PA 19032
Glenolden Swim Club
- 10 East South Avenue Glenolden, PA 19036 8.3 miles 18 minutes
Hidden Hollow Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- Linville and Spring Valley Roads Media, PA 19063 0.8 miles 3 minutes
Hiltop Swim Club
- 90 Hilltop Road Havertown, PA 19083
Karakung Swim Club
- 1800 Karakung Drive Havertown, PA 19083 13.3 miles 23 minutes
Lansdowne Swim Club
- Driveway on the northeast corner of the intersection of Burmont Road and Baltimore Pike
Lansdowne, PA 19050 8.8 miles 19 minutes
Lawrence Park Swim Club
- 293 Langford Road Broomall, PA 19008
Marple Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 102 Bonsall Avenue Broomall, PA 19008
Martins Dam Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 1045 Croton Road Wayne, PA 19087
Nassau Swim Club (Intra- County League)
- 25 South Swarthmore Avenue Ridley Park, PA 19078 6.4 miles 14 minutes
Pennypacker Country Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 120 Pennypacker Road Downingtown, PA 19335
Ply- Mar Swim Club
- 3032 Butler Pike Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Plymouth Meeting Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 1724 Gallagher Road Plymouth Meeting, PA 19426
Primos Secane Club (Intra- County League)
- 896 Bunting Lane Clifton Heights, PA 19018
Prospect Park (Intra- County League)
- 13th & Washington Avenues Prospect Park, PA 19076 7.6 mile 18 minutes
Riddlewood Swim Club
- 56 War Trophy Lane Media, PA 19063
Ridley Park Swim Club
- 610 Hancock Street Ridley Park, PA 19078 5.9 miles 14 minutes
Ridley Township Swim Club
- 2001 South Academy Avenue Folsom, PA 19033 6.9 miles 16 minutes
Rose Tree Woods Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 423 Candlewood Road Broomall, PA 19008
Rose Valley Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 1 Pool Lane Rose Valley, PA 19065
Springfield Swim Club
- 343 North Rolling Road Springfield, PA 19064
Springton Lake Middle School
- 1900 North Providence Road Media, PA 19063 6 miles 9 minutes
St. Albans Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 160 Brookside Road Newtown Square, PA 19073
Stony Lane Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 1805 Youngs Ford Road Merion Station, PA 19035
Swarthmore Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- 201 Riverview Road Swarthmore, PA 19081
Tinicum Swim Club (Intra- County League)
- 120 Chippewa Street Essington, PA 19029
Wallingford Swim Club (Suburban Swim League)
- Meadon & Providence Roads Wallingford, PA 19086
Swim Championships 2018
Here's a Quick Fly-Over of the Swim Championships today at Knowlton Swim Club!7-28-18Congratulations Lansdowne Swim Club!www.take1creations.com
Posted by Tony Jochum on Saturday, July 28, 2018