Clarendon Hills Park District  •  315 Chicago Ave.  •  Clarendon Hills, IL 60514  •  (630)323-2626  •
Lions Park Pool

Sea Lions Swim Team

Lions Park Pool
Pool Phone: 630-325-1040 (May 26-September 3)

Clarendon Hills Park District 'Sea Lions Swim Team






Sea Lions Swim Team

The Clarendon Hills Park District Sea Lions Swim Team is a summer tradition at Lions Park Pool. The team is centered around summer fun, stroke technique, and competitive swimming. The team is for all swimmers ages 5-18 who can complete 1 length (25 yards) of freestyle and backstroke unassisted.


Meet the Coaches

Head Coach - Ashley Ray

Head Coach - Ashley Ray

Ashley is a junior at Marquette University majoring in marketing and business analytics. This is her second year as a coach, but swam for the Sea Lions for six years. She has been working at the pool for four summers. She went to Benet Academy for high school where she played soccer and was the human resources chair in student government. In her free time at school, she enjoys volunteering on the north side of Milwaukee, tutoring children. She loves traveling, baking, and country music. Her favorite place she has been to is Vietnam.

Assistant Coach - Sophia Slone

Assistant Coach - Sophia Slone

Sophia is going into her sophomore year at the University of Wisconsin- Madison studying political science and digital studies. This is her fourth year at the Clarendon Hills Pool and her second year coaching. Sophia swam for the Sea Lions for six years while also swimming for West Swim Club for eight years. At Hinsdale Central she continued to swim as well as play water polo and cheer.

Assistant Coach - Eileen Horton

Assistant Coach - Eileen Horton

Eileen is a sophomore at Michigan State University studying hospitality business. She has been working at the pool for four years now and this is her first year coaching the Sea Lions. She swam for the Sea Lions for three years and swam for Hinsdale Swim Club for six years. She is also a first-year manager at the pool. In her free time, she enjoys watching Netflix and going out to eat with her friends.

Assistant Coach - Payton Comstock

Assistant Coach - Payton Comstock

Payton Comstock is a senior at Fenwick High School. This is his third season with the Clarendon Hills pool and first year as a swim coach. Payton swam for the Sea Lions when he was younger, and this is how he got started with swimming. At Fenwick, he swims and is on the water polo team.

Practice Schedule

June 4-June 6

8 & Under: 3:30pm-4:15pm
9-10 year olds: 4:15pm-5:00pm
11 & Up: 5:00pm-5:45pm

June 7-July 20

8 & Under: 9:30am-10:30am
9-10 year olds: 8:30am-9:30am
11 & Up:7:45am-8:30am


Team Calendar


Sea Lions Website

Below is the Sea Lions website link for update team information.



Parent Volunteers

Parents are beneficial to making a meet happen. It is required for each parent to volunteer a minimum of two dual swim meets in order for your swimmer to compete in the Conference Meet. There will be sign up sheets available at Sea Lions Corner at the pool.


Sea Lions Swim Team Apparel

Team apparel is ordered directly from The Swim Team Store. Swim team gear such as the team suit, hoodie, pj pants, team t-shirt, and track jacket and pants are available for purchase through our very own team store. Once items are purchased they will be shipped directly to your home.

Team Site for Ordering Items at The Swim Team Store

Suit Sizing

The Swim Team Store has provided a sizing kit available for swimmers to try on the suit in order to purchase the correct size online. The sizing kit is available at your convenience at the Community Center, 315 Chicago Avenue from May 1-May 23.

Monday - Friday 9:00am -5:00pm

Limited Saturdays, 9:00am -12noon


Emergency Contact Form

Please fill out and return the Swimmer Emergency Contact Form by the first of practice.

Emergency Contact Form


Swim Team Manual

The Team Manual contains information about the team, practices, coaches and meets. It will passed out at the Parent Meeting.


Sea Lions Swim Team Records

The Team Records Board was updated after the 2017 season.

Record Board

Things to Know

Parent Meeting - Wednesday, May 23 7:00-8:00pm at the Community Center. Parents are required to attend for a Meet & Greet of the coaching staff along with reviewing the Sea Lions Manual. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the practices, meets, strokes and team activities.

New swimmers are required to complete a swim test at the first team practice, Monday June 4.  Swimmers are required to swim 1 length (25 yards) of freestyle and backstroke unassisted.  If the swimmer is unable to swim the required distance a refund will be issued. 

Mock Meet - Saturday, June 9 8:00-10:00am at Lions Park Pool. This is an intersquad meet for each swimmer to test their times in the pool. Coaches will then determine the Sea Lions "A" and "B" team from the times of the swimmer's events.


2018 Meet Schedule


"A" Team Meet Schedule

Tuesday, June 12 @ Wheaton

Saturday, June 16 @ Home against Western Springs

Tuesday, June 19 @ Home against Glen Ellyn

Tuesday, June 26 @ Home against Lisle

Saturday, July 7 @ Home against Dowers Grove

Tuesday, July 10 @ Hinsdale

Tuesday, July 17 @ Lemont

Sunday, July 22 A Conference


"B" Team Meet Schedule

Thursday, June 14 @ Home against Wheaton

Thursday, June 21 @ Western Springs

Saturday, June 23 @ Glen Ellyn

Thursday, June 28 @ Lisle

Saturday, June 30 @ Home against Hinsdale

Thursday, July 5 @ Downers Grove

Thursday, July 12 @ Home against Lemont

Saturday, July 14 B Conference

Meet Locations

Lemont Park District Centennial Outdoor Aquatic Center - 16028 W. 127th Street, Lemont



Downers Grove Swim & Racquet Club - 5560 Fairview Avenue, Downers Grove



Western Springs Swimming Pool - 1300 Hillgrove Avenue, Western Springs



Village of Hinsdale Community Pool - 500 W. Hinsdale Avenue, Hinsdale



Glen Ellyn Park District Sunset Pool - 483 Fairview Avenue, Glen Ellyn



Lisle Park District Sea Lion Aquatic Park - 1825 Short Street, Lisle



Wheaton Park District Northside Family Aquatic Center - 1509 N. West Street, Wheaton



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