Mission Statement

Our team – Brooklyn Otters – is a USA swimming year -round competitive swim team offering quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. We are determined to provide a healthy environment for youth development, self-esteem development, and group interaction. Our coaches -whom are members of the American Swim Coaches Association and have international Olympic experience – are able to ensure that time spent in practice will be quality time.

The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from recreational and novice to collegiate or international competition. In a caring and personalized atmosphere, team members will learn discipline and commitment to hard work; the joy of achievement; and the fun of close friendships.


Practices take place 4x week. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-8:30PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 7:30-9:30AM at Erasmus Hall.


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