Category Archives: Swim Lane Lines

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

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

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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 […]

Swim Training Equipment: An Overview of Kickboards, Pull Buoys, and More

Swim Training Equipment: An Overview of Kickboards, Pull Buoys, and More

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From kickboards to pull buoys and beyond, the realm of swim training equipment is vast and varied. Whether you’re a seasoned swimmer looking to enhance your stroke technique or a novice eager to dive into the world of aquatic fitness, understanding the purpose and benefits of each piece of equipment is key.  Get ready to […]

Pool Maintenance 101: A Guide for Facility Managers

Pool Maintenance 101: A Guide for Facility Managers

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Maintaining the perfect pool isn’t just about aesthetics; as any good facility manager knows, a well-run pool facility ensures safety, enjoyment, and optimal performance for competitive swimmers. For facility managers trusted with the care of swimming pools, maintenance extends beyond checking chemicals. It’s about balancing water quality, equipment upkeep, and ensuring that every aspect, even […]

Behind the Scenes: The Engineering and Design of State-of-the-Art Swim Lane Lines

Behind the Scenes: The Engineering and Design of State-of-the-Art Swim Lane Lines

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Swim lane lines are an essential part of any competitive swimming pool, but have you ever wondered what goes into the design and engineering of this essential pool equipment? We will take you behind the scenes to explore the science and technology that make state-of-the-art Competitor swim lane lines possible. By exploring everything from the […]

The Physics of Swimming: How Water Resistance Impacts Performance

The Physics of Swimming: How Water Resistance Impacts Performance

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Anyone who says swimming isn’t a complex sport has never swam competitively. Competitive swimming requires the perfect combination and balance of strength, speed, and endurance. It also includes an often overlooked factor – physics. The physics of swimming can significantly impact a swimmer’s performance and their swim times. By understanding how water resistance works, you […]

Swimming Pool Design: How Different Features Impact Swimmer Performance and Experience

Swimming Pool Design: How Different Features Impact Swimmer Performance and Experience

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You probably already know that creating an optimal swimming environment goes beyond the basic blueprint of a pool. The design intricacies that shape a pool can significantly influence the performance and experience of swimmers.  When considering swimming pool design, exploring how specific features, such as swimming lane lines and pace clocks, can play pivotal roles […]

Introducing the EZ-Tensioner

Introducing the EZ-Tensioner

Introducing the EZ-Tensioner: Fast. Easy. No Wrench. from Competitor Swim

Designed with ease of use in mind, the EZ-Tensioner is the newest product available through Competitor Swim.  Our EZ-Tensioner is exclusive to the Competitor Swim line. User-friendly and uncomplicated, the EZ-Tensioner represents a cutting-edge response to the challenges associated with conventional tensioners.  Competitor racing lanes attach to the pool wall using a stainless-steel spring at […]

Behind the Scenes: The Engineering and Design of State-of-the-Art Swimming Pool Lane Lines

Behind the Scenes: The Engineering and Design of State-of-the-Art Swimming Pool Lane Lines

Swimming pool lane lines

In the world of competitive swimming, where every second counts, and the difference between victory and defeat can often be measured in mere fractions of a second. To achieve peak performance, swimmers and coaches alike understand the critical role of swimming pool lane lines in creating an optimal environment for training and competition. These unassuming […]

Installing and Maintaining Swimming Pool Lane Lines: Tips and Best Practices

Installing and Maintaining Swimming Pool Lane Lines: Tips and Best Practices

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As a pool owner, you know that specific standards regulate competitive swimming pools. All competitive pools must meet certain regulations and standards to ensure they’re suitable for competitive swimming. If you’re considering improvements to your pool to make it more desirable for competitions, you might want to start with your swimming pool lane lines.  The […]

How to Clean Tile and Lane Lines for Swimming Pools

How to Clean Tile and Lane Lines for Swimming Pools

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Most in-ground competitive swimming pools feature beautiful tile, custom lane lines, and professional race clocks. You can lose your reputation if you don’t maintain your pool parts. By properly cleaning tiles and line lines for swimming pools, you can increase the lifespan of your pool and ensure you’re ready for your next swim meet.  How […]