Category Archives: Swim Lane Lines

Why You Should Customize Your Lane Line Storage Reels

Why You Should Customize Your Lane Line Storage Reels

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When purchasing swimming lane lines, it’s not uncommon to also start shopping for lane line storage reels. Outside of competitions, you need a place to protect and store your lane lines from wear and tear. At Competitor, we understand that lane line storage reels are often an afterthought, but they don’t have to be. We […]

Pool Lane Dividers: How to Choose the Best for Your Program

Pool Lane Dividers: How to Choose the Best for Your Program

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When buying equipment for your aquatics program, it’s important to know that pool lane dividers, also known as swimming lane lines, are a key factor in helping swim teams find success in the water. Not only are they a required component for competitions but also help swimmers better navigate the pool as they compete. Competition-grade […]

Swimming Pool Safety Equipment Checklist

Swimming Pool Safety Equipment Checklist

Swimming Pool Safety Equipment Checklist

All pools, even those used exclusively by experienced swimmers in a competition setting, need to adhere to a swimming pool safety equipment checklist. While your pool is likely already equipped with some of the items we mention, if you’re setting up a pool for competition for the first time—or if you’re wondering whether some of […]

Elite Stor-Lane Reel™

Elite Stor-Lane Reel™

The high-capacity Elite Stor-Lane Reel™ is ideal for easy, mobile storage and installation of racing lanes. Solid end-wheels keep lines safely on the core to avoid tangles and line damage The powder-coated aluminum frame and end-wheels offer durability for both indoor and outdoor use A unique, end-mounted tow-handle and 6-inch stainless steel casters with individual […]

Swimming Lane Lines: Repair or Replace?

Swimming Lane Lines: Repair or Replace?

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No matter how well-built and high-quality your swimming lane lines are, they’ll eventually wear out. For optimal longevity, it’s crucial to take care of your racing lanes and maintain them properly. But if there’s a problem with your swimming lane lines, should you repair or replace them? Whatever you do, it’s important to make sure […]

Understanding the 15 Meter Underwater Rule in Swimming

Understanding the 15 Meter Underwater Rule in Swimming

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No competitive swimmer wants to experience a 15-meter violation. To keep that from happening, you’ve first got to understand the 15 meter rule. What is the 15 meter underwater rule in swimming? According to the NCAA, it’s a rule that says a swimmer must break the surface of the water at the 15-meter mark — […]

7 Must-Have Swimming Pool Supplies

7 Must-Have Swimming Pool Supplies

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It’s true that every pool is different. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t essential supplies that every swimming pool needs. Especially for facilities hosting swim competitions like USA Swimming events, NCAA events, or even high school events, having the highest quality swimming pool equipment is essential. If you’re looking for a comprehensive list of must-have […]

Swimming Pool Lane Rope Color Guide

Swimming Pool Lane Rope Color Guide

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What colors should your swimming pool lane ropes be? Are there specific rules and regulations you should follow for colors if you want to be compliant when hosting competitions? And do the colors mean anything to swimmers, or is it all about appeal? When purchasing swimming lane lines, you have many options at your fingertips, […]

Bridget’s Tips for Our Dealers

Bridget’s Tips for Our Dealers

Simple Tricks to Make Your Job Easier At Competitor, we believe each and every lane should be built specifically and uniquely for each customer. After all, every pool is different. Of course, this is no small task. That’s where Bridget comes in.  Our Director of Customer Service, Bridget Lee serves our dealer network comprehensively and […]

Custom Swimming Pool Lane Lines Guide

Custom Swimming Pool Lane Lines Guide

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Not all pools are the same. Even rectangular-shaped lap pools can vary in size, meaning the pool lane lines they require may vary, too. How do you know what to purchase when you need racing lane lines for your pool? Other than knowing your pool measurements, how can you create custom racing lane lines quickly, […]