Mission:  Coaching athletes to be champions in life through excellence in competitive swimming

Vision:  Delivering championship results with character and integrity in a healthy, fun, safe and supportive environment


The CSP Tideriders (Clayton Shaw Park Swimming), founded in 1938, is a tradition in St. Louis swimming. The team prides itself on developing the skill levels of our swimmers, while providing an atmosphere that allows each individual to attain their highest potential.

CSP swimmers have qualified for Sectional and Zone championships, Junior and Senior National Championships and the Olympic Trials. With a National reputation for competitive excellence, Clayton swimmers have gone on to represent Division I, Division II, and Division III Colleges and Universities.

Participation with the CSP Tideriders promises to be a rewarding experience. The program emphasizes individual development of potential in an atmosphere that is both supportive and fun.