Swim Lessons


About our Team



Troy NY 12180 US

The Uncle Sam Swim Team has been teaching people to swim since 1964. 

Follow us via Website here.

FACEBOOK - LINK (UncleSam SwimTeam)

Twitter - LINK (@unclesamswim)

Email: headcoach@unclesamswimteam.com

Head Coach Robert MacLeod, an alumni of the program in his 19th year.

Assistant Jessica McMillen - USAM Alumni

​Assistant Tom Orcutt

Assistant Joe Adamo - USAM Alumni

Uncle Sam Swim Team is a member of the USA Swimming and Adirondack LSC.  

Always looking for coaches if interested email headcoach@unclesamswimteam.com

Uncle Sam Swim Team - Competitive Program


USAM Fall Pre-Season (Aug 23-Sept 2)



  • Previous Fall/Winter Training Groups 2021-2022
  • Resistance Training Weeks (Spring 2022)
  • Summer AM options
  • Summer PM options
  • Masters Swimming
  • Stroke School
  • Technique Focused Clinics
  • Training Focused Clinics
  • Summer Morning Program
  • Snorkel Clinic
  • Private Lessons
  • Group Lessons
  • Doubles Training during Holiday Breaks
  • Previous Fall 2019 Group Training

RED GROUP - 8 and under, learn to swim.  Capable of swimming 25 yards of free and back.

WHITE GROUP 1 - 7 to 13, learning the basics of all 4 stroke development and race strategies. (Novice to Advanced)

BLUE GROUP  - 11 and up, more advanced stroke development and race strategies. 

REGIONAL - 11 and over, invited to the group, advanced training program and race strategies.

MASTERS (Adult over 18) - swim program workouts and assistants in stroke development

Past Programs and information:

Fall Winter 2022-2023 (Sept-April)

  • Red-3 day a week 1 hour option
  • White - 4 day a week 75 min option
  • Blue - 6 day a week 90 min option
  • Regional 6 day a week 2 hour option

Summer PM 2022 - 8 week all in, punch pass, 2 a week (Combo with AM)
Summer AM 2022 - 6 weeks all in, punch pass, 2 a week option
Spring 2022 April to June

6 day option, 3 day option (Mon/Wed/Sat or Tue/Thur/Sat)

Fall/Winter 2021/2022 (Sept - March)

Red-3 day a week 1 hour option
White - 4 day a week 75 min option
Blue - 6 day a week 90 min option
Regional 6 day a week 2 hour option

Summer 2021

6 days/3 days/2 days a-la-Cart - return only- AM SWIM

Spring 2021 (April 12-June 20)

5 days a week vs 2 days vs Stroke school (1xday)

Fall/Winter 2020/2021 - Indoor Groups in Levels

​Level 1 - 5 days x 2 hours day = a week
​Level 2 - 4 days x 1.5 hours day = a week
​Level 3 - 2 days x 1.5 hours day = a week
​Level 4 - 2 days x 1 hour day = a week

Fall - Outdoor September 
Summer 2020 

AM Practice Schedule (TCC)

Monday - Thursday - 8:00-9:30 am Training and Technique
Tuesday/Thursday - 9:30-10:30 am Technique Focus
PM Practice Schedule - August and September (Schodack)
Private lessons available - Schedule directly with Rob MacLeod

Spring 2020

​Zoom Meetings - 

 Education and Training - was free service to all current members of the team.

Summer 2019 - June 11-August 2nd - Tue, Wed, Thur 6-730pm​​
Spring 2019 - April 1 - June 9

Training M/W/F 630-8pm
Technique T/Th 6-7:15 pm
Dry-land M/W/F 545-630 pm
Masters M-F, 6 to 8 pm (60 minute written practice)
Private Lessons Available (Solo, Semi or Group)
Saturday Special - 5 weeks (9am-12 pm)

Fall 2019 - starts Sept 5-March 19

Practice Schedule:

Red Group - Monday/Friday 6pm-7pm, Wednesday 630pm-730pm
White 1 Group - Mon/Tue/Thur/Fri 6pm-715pm
White 2 Group - Mon/Wed/Thur/Fri - 6pm-730 pm, Saturday 8 am-930am
Blue Group - Monday 7pm-830pm(Team Meeting Every Monday 630-7pm), Tuesday-Friday 6pm-730pm, Saturday 8am-10am
Regional - Tue/Wed/Thur 730pm-830pm, Saturday 10am-11am (This group also practices with Blue Group schedule above).

​Assessments - Please email headcoach@unclesamswimteam.com and set up your assessment if you are looking to join after Sept 16.
Masters Swimming - (ADULTS 18 and over)

Practice is Monday-Thursday 730-830pm, Friday 7pm-8pm and Sat 8 am to 10 am.
USA Masters Insurance Required!

Past Programs

Summer 2018 PM - Starts June 12 - August 4

Sign up Registration form available at pool or via email to headcoach@unclesamswimteam.com.  New Swimmers only. 

Returning swimmers we will just need you to verify past information.

Summer AM Program - TBA
Spring Training Focus
Spring Technique Focus
Spring Stroke School

Private Coaching/Swim Lessons - email for more informationType your paragraph here.

Here is what we are offering for classes this spring 2023 at this time.  

  • Link to the google doc to sign up as well. 
  • Please feel free to share it with who ever may be looking.


​Red Cross Lifeguard Course Available upon Request.  

Classes can be as small as 3 people.

Classes Available in April/May/June - More info to come.  

Must be 15 years old at end of class to take course.

Includes CPR/First Aid and Lifeguard Certifications.