Category Archives: Fast Swimming Pools

Tips for Transitioning from Pool Swimming to Open Water Competitions

Tips for Transitioning from Pool Swimming to Open Water Competitions

Open water swimming

Taking the plunge from pool laps to open-water races is an exciting challenge!  The thrill of competing in a natural environment, with fresh air and ever-changing conditions, is a unique experience for seasoned pool swimmers. However, open water throws some new variables into the mix. With the right mindset, preparation, and equipment, you can successfully […]

Competition-Grade Swimming Lane Lines: What Sets Them Apart?

Competition-Grade Swimming Lane Lines: What Sets Them Apart?

swimming pool lane lines

We’re dedicating this one to the unsung heroes of aquatic competition: swimming lane lines. In competitive swimming, your choice of lane lines can make the difference between a mediocre experience and one that even Olympians would be proud of. As a pool owner or operator, you understand the paramount importance of investing in top-tier swim […]

The Psychology of Competitive Swimming: Overcoming Anxiety and Building Confidence

The Psychology of Competitive Swimming: Overcoming Anxiety and Building Confidence

competitive swimming

Competing in any sport can be daunting – and competitive swimming is definitely no exception. The pressure to perform every time your toes touch the water, the fear of failing, and the constant comparison to older scores or other swimmers can take a toll on a swimmer’s confidence and mental health. By learning to effectively […]

What Makes a Competitive Swimming Pool Fast?

What Makes a Competitive Swimming Pool Fast?

Have you ever heard the term “fast pool?” Often used in the world of swimming, this term is used for competitive swimming pools where many swimmers perform well. Several factors help to make a fast swimming pool, and it’s a reputation any pool owner would be proud to have.  The Key Design Elements of a […]