14 Parent Tips On How To Behave at Swim Meets

The competitive atmosphere can bring out some less than positive traits in parents. Here are 14 tips for how to behave at meets to make the experience better for you and your swimmer.


11 Things I Never Knew About Swim Meets

After being a swim mom for 15 years, I thought I knew everything there was to know about swim meets. Then, I decided to take the big plunge and dive in.


Lochte and Partner Cheryl Burke Eliminated In Week 8 of DWTS

In week 8 of Dancing with the Stars, Ryan Lochte and Cheryl Burke were eliminated from Dancing with the Stars…


‘Mumps’ The Word On SUNY-New Paltz Campus, As Outbreak Reported

Practices and meets have been cancelled for the near future, as SUNY New Paltz swimmers take precautionary mumps measures.


3 Ways Swim Club Parent Boards Can Avoid Embezzlement

When I read about the $266K alleged embezzlement at a nearby swim team, I was shocked. How was that possible? After reflecting on my years as a board member, I realized that yes—it could happen.


Mission Viejo Plans To Repurpose Marguerite Aquatics Center Water

Water from the to-be-renovated Marguerite Aquatics Center will find itself helping the local community’s landscape.


Michael Phelps And Nicole Johnson Have Formal Wedding Ceremony In Cabo

Days after news broke that Michael Phelps and Nicole Johnson have actually been married since June, the couple formally tied the knot in a wedding ceremony in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on October 29th.


7 Ways to Swim Fearlessly in 2016 and 2017

Is fear holding you back from achieving your potential in the pool? Here are 7 tips to swim fearlessly in 2016-2017.


Gorgeous new Funkita swimwear collection is available!

Aussie label Funkita has launched its latest collection Break Out.

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10 Strange and Sublime Swimmer Sensations

These sensations don’t directly impact our health or our performance in the pool, but when we experience them, it feels like nothing else could.


How to Have Better “Bad” Swim Practices

We all have ’em. Those workouts where nothing seems to go your way. Here is how to make the most of those sessions in the pool.


2016 Olympic Year in Review Magazine: Farewell To Michael Phelps

The holidays are approaching fast. Give the gift of swimming with SwimSwam Magazine’s “2016 Year in Review” with the special “Farewell to Michael Phelps” section.

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Personalized Holiday Swim Towels!

Get your swimmers personalized towels just in time for the Holidays!

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Righting the [Sportsman]ship: What Sets Swimming Apart

If swimming had its own State of the Union Address, how would we rate the level of sportsmanship post-Rio 2016?


The Champion State of Mind: What Swimmers Need To Meet Our Goals

Andrew Gyenis is a graduate of Stanford University, where he studied renewable energy and creative writing. He is a long…