RM Rapids Swim Team

----Rapids Logo Updated 2019.jpgChicagoland Pool Management (CPM) will be overseeing the Rapids Swim Team this season. This program focuses on the self improvement and skill development of the individual swimmer, while building a strong competitive team. Children ages 5-18 who are able to swim 25 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing, are welcome to join.

Meet our Head Coach

----2024 HC Kathy.jpgHi everyone!
My name is Katerina, but I go by Kathy. I am 26 years old, my favorite color is blue, I enjoy all types of music but I will say, my heart belongs to country music. I have always loved the water for as long as I can remember and I've always known I wanted to work with kids, so I thought why not find a job that lets me have both things I truly enjoy. I have been a swim instructor since 2017 and I have loved every minute of it. Over the years I've learned so many new ways to teach kids how to swim, whether it was just for fun or because they wanted to progress to get onto a swim team.
In the summer of 2022, I was given the opportunity to become an assistant swim coach for an amazing head coach. Through him, I was able to learn and progress in so many ways and I gained so much more love of the sport because I had someone to guide me. And that is what I want to for my swimmers.I am an outgoing and friendly person. As an instructor and coach, I am nurturing and patient, but stern when needed. I teach technique before speed and endurance and make sure that my students know survival skills, which I believe are crucial before perfecting strokes so that they can be safe in the water. I make sure my students are pushed, but that they are having fun as well. I encourage parents to communicate with me about their child's progress and/or goals that they would like their child to meet. I want my students to love swimming and enjoy being competitive.


Practices will be offered at Nelson Sports Complex Pool. Our swim team is a recreational and competitive swim program that features five age groups.

Level Code Days Time (6/5-7/21) *Price R/NR
8 & Under 25-swim8u Mon.-Fri. 7:15-8:15am $210/$240
9-10 25-swim10u
Mon.-Fri. 7:15-8:15am $210/$240
11-12 25-swim12u Mon.-Fri. 8:15-9:30am $210/$240
13-14 25-swim14u
Mon.-Fri. 8:15-9:30am $210/$240
15-18 25-swim18u
Mon.-Fri. 8:15-9:30am $210/$240

Register here!

*To ensure sufficient parent volunteers are available at every home meet, a $30 increase has been added to the price. Parents must volunteer for 2 home meets to have $30 refunded back to them at the end of the season. If one or none of the swim meets are volunteered for then the $30 will not be refunded.

Important Dates

Parent Meeting Dates:

4/10/24 - 6:00pm - Community Center

Picture Day:


Meet Schedule

Date Opponent Location Time
6/19 Schaumburg Away Warm ups - 4pm; Meet - 5pm
6/26 Prospect Heights Home Warm ups - 4pm; Meet - 5pm
7/3 BYE WEEK ----- -----
7/10 Schaumburg Home Warm ups - 4pm; Meet - 5pm
7/17 Libertyville Away Warm ups - 4pm; Meet - 5pm

If you have questions, or would like more information, please call Conor Cahill at 847-818-3200x1238.