Competitive Stroke School

Competitive Stroke School

The Nation’s Capital Swim Club Stroke School held at BRSC is designed to assist the summer season competitive swimmers improve upon their skills during the off-season.

Each 45-minute session will focus on the technique and refinement of skill to help participants improve their stroke.

BRSC welcomes our local Summer League Teams to join us during the off-season a winter of Swimming

Each participant must be able to demonstrate correct arm and leg actions for each stroke as follows:

— Freestyle:  10 yards with side breathing and horizontal body
— Backstroke:  10 yards with a horizontal body position
— Breaststroke:  6 yards with legal arms and kick
— Butterfly:  6 yards with legal stroke and kick

Register for individual clinics or combine strokes as needed.  For those who don’t meet the prerequisites, check our swim lessons schedule for the right fit.

Group rates available. For more information, please contact Aquatics Director Kim Spina at 703-250-1299 or email her at

2019–2020 Stroke School Schedule


Session 1:   8 classes (45 min)
Dates: Sept. 29 through November 24, 2019 (no class on 10/13)
4:00-4:45    Freestyle/Backstroke
5:00-5:45   Breaststroke/Butterfly

Session 2:   8 classes
Dates: January 5 through March 1, 2020 (no class on 2/16)
4-4:45pm    Breaststroke/Butterfly
5-5:45pm    Freestyle/Backstroke

Session 3:   8 classes
Dates: March 15 through May 17, 2020 (no class 4/5, 4/12)
4-4:45pm    Freestyle/Backstroke
5-5:45pm    Breaststroke/Butterfly

Cost for each 8 lesson session:   $185

There is no member rate or discounts.

There are no refunds or makeups.