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Salvation Army Kroc Aquatics

The Salvation Army Kroc Aquatics invites athletes at all levels and from all backgrounds to join us! If you have a love of sports and a desire to strengthen your mind, body and spirit, our program is the perfect place to push your physical and mental boundaries, to challenge your potential, and to dare your will. SAKA's training programs reach high-achieving athletes as well as weekend warriors, and we work with all ages, from high school students to active seniors.  We hope you will join us in inspiring the world through aquatics.

Competitive Swimming
The Salvation Army Kroc Aquatics (SAKA) swim team is Philadelphia's premier competitive swimming program and one of the top teams on the East Coast.

The mission of the SAKA program is to introduce the sport of competitive swimming to the families and youth of the Philadelphia area.  The SAKA competitive swim program emphasizes technical development, including stroke technique, efficiency and fluidity in the water, and physical development. With proper training, swimmers develop speed and endurance in all competitive strokes.  Key components of the program focus on both physical and mental preparation necessary to achieve one's goals, with the ultimate goal being to develpop the attitude of a champion.  The SAKA competitive program creates a culture of success and achievement through the training of mind, body, and spirit.

Summer Camp

The SAKA competitive swimming program offers an intense 8-week competitive summer swim camp experience.  The camp is opened to SAKA members that have the desire, discipline, and dedication to want to excel in the aquatic environment.