Knowlton Swim and Dive Team

Educational, fun & healthy competition

Educational, fun & healthy competition

Knowlton’s Swim Team 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.

Knowlton’s Swim Team has an excellent reputation for providing educational, fun and healthy competition for children of all ages.  

 

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.
  • Must be between 4 and 18 years of age.

New members are welcome at pre-season practice sessions. See Practice Schedule.

Meet our Knowlton Coaches

Head Coach Evan Perkowski 

Evan Perkowski recently finished his last year of competitive swimming at Widener University, wrapping up a combined 14 years of competitive swimming experience. He is looking on to begin his Ph.D. in biology at Texas Tech University in the Fall, and is very excited to spend the summer working with his newly found Knowlton Swim Club family. This is Evan's second year coaching for Knowlton, and seventh overall year coaching the wonderful sport of swimming. Coach Evan believes that swimming, competitive or not, should be fun above all else. He is very excited to step up to the head coach role this summer and lead this team to a fun and fast summer season!

Assistant 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 teacher! In the past, she competitively swam for over 10 years, coached swim teams, and taught swim lessons to all ages. She now continues as Knowlton's Swim Club newest assistant coach. She is excited to meet a new group of swimmers and find the fun in summer swimming again!

Assistant Coach Kyle Davis
Assistant Coach Kristina Taguwa
Assistant Coach Kristin Abrams

Kristin Abrams comes to Linvilla with over 15 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. 

Head Dive Coach Mary Schlegel 

Dive Coach Mary Schlegel has been an important member of the Knowlton community and has coached diving at Knowlton for over forty years.  She has shared her expertise, knowledge, love of diving and love of teaching with many children in Delaware County.  Mary has coached Penncrest Diving Team for 34 years. She has passed on her love of the sport to well over 1,000 children in our community.  Her knowledge and experience brings unparalleled expertise to Knowlton Swim Club.

Assistant Dive Coach Brittany Fichter 

Brittany grew up as a competitive gymnast, then switched over to diving at the age of 14. She has been apart of many teams including Knowlton Swim Club, West Chester Diving, Spinners Diving out of Drexel University, and Rustin High School. Brittany now attends West Chester University as a senior, double majoring in elementary education and special education. She has a passion for working with children and a love for the sport.

Registration & Team Suits

Registration  

Knowlton Swim Team 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 club member to be on the team.  

Knowlton Swim & Dive Team Registration

Team Suits 

To order your team suits please follow the link below.  Order your suits by June 15.     

Team Suit Link

Practice Schedule

Pre-Season Practice 

All swim team participants MUST sign a release waiver to swim at Springton Lake.  Please download and bring it to the first practice.  

Rose Tree Media School District Release Waiver 

Springton Lake Middle School
1900 N. Providence Road
Media, PA 19063 

Springton Lake Practice 

  • May 29 - June 8
    • 5:30pm - 6:30pm - Diving Team
      • Monday, Wednesday & Friday ages 11 & older
      • Tuesday & Thursday ages 10 & under  
    • 6:30pm - 7:30pm - Swim Team
      • Monday, Wednesday & Friday ages 11 & older
      • Tuesday & Thursday ages 10 & under

Knowlton Swim Club Practice 

  • Starting June 11 
    • Varsity swimmers will practice Monday - Friday 9am - 11am 
    • Junior Varsity swimmers will practice Monday - Friday 11am - 12pm 
    • Dive Team practice TBD 

JV & Varsity Swim Meet Schedule

Knowlton Swim & Dive Teams compete in the Delco Swim League.   

JV Meet Schedule 

Meets for the JV Swim Team is Wednesday nights (except the week of 4th of July when the meet will be on Thursday due to the holiday) starting at 6pm.  

  • June 27 - Home Meet vs Lansdowne 
  • July 5 - Home Meet vs Springfield 
  • July 11 - Away Meet at Lawrence Park 
  • July 18 - Away Meet at Ridley Township 
Varsity Meet Schedule 

Meets for Varsity Swim Team is Saturday mornings starting at 8:30am.  

  • June 23 - Away Meet at Conestoga 
  • June 30 - Away Meet at Karakung
  • July 7 - Home Meet vs Lawrence Park 
  • July 14 - Home Meet vs Springfield 
  • July 21 - Home Meet vs Lansdowne

Team Party will be held on Saturday July 21.  

Swim Championships will be held at Knowlton Swim Club on July 28.

Swim Meet Registration and Volunteers

 

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.

All meets begin promptly at 6pm.  

  • June 19:  Home meet vs Karakung
  • June 26:  Home meet vs Ridley Township 
  • July 3:  Away meet vs Ridley Park 
  • July 10:  Away meet vs Nassau
  • July 17: Away meet vs Prospect Park

Championships

  • July 20 Novice at Knowlton 
  • July 23 Jr. Girls at Ridley Park 
  • July 24 Jr. Boys at Prospect Park
  • July 26 Seniors at Ridley Township (5pm start) 

Other Meets

  • Diving Invitational at Hidden Hollow June 23
  • Paul Christiansen Invitational at Ridley Township July 15
  • Elite Meet July 30 - location TBD

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

 

 

 

 

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