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May 25 Update: States With No Set Date For Pool Reopenings

For some states, pool reopenings are several phases away. For others, there is no listed phase or target date as of yet.

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SwimSwam Podcast: Aaron Peirsol Breaks Down The Super Suit Era

We spoke with Aaron about the past, present, and future of swimming, in terms of the sport itself as well as swimming as a business

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COVID-19 Update: HI, ME, MO, NV, OK Could Reopen Pools In June

Hawaii, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, and Oklahoma could all see pools reopening next month, based on each state’s plans for a return from coronavirus quarantine.

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State-By-State Coronavirus Pool Reopening Index

As pools reopen after COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns, we’ll track each state’s opening dates and guidelines for reopening in our index.

COVID-19 Update: Pennsylvania & Others Could See Pool Openings This Month

Pennsylvania is among the states that have begun allowing indoor and outdoor pools to reopen. Pennsylvania counties can reopen as they move to “green” status.

Nebraska, New Hampshire Set To Reopen Pools On June 1

Nebraska will reopen pools in all but its four hardest-hit counties. New Hampshire will reopen pools, but only on a reservation basis.

Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Inge de Bruijn’s 5-WR May of 2000

Inge de Bruijn went on an unparalleled tear in May of 2000, setting five world records in a nine-day span and setting up for an almost-unbeatable two years.

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In Honor of ‘The Match II,’ Relive Michael Phelps’ World Record 2012 Putt

Shortly after winning four gold medals in London and ostensibly retiring from swimming, Phelps set a world record in another sport.

NCAA Exploring Unique Options for Holding Fall Championships

The NCAA has begun to explore options for holding its 22 fall championships after coronavirus forced the cancellation of all winter and spring championships.

4 Summer Leagues in Suburban Philadelphia Cancel Summer Seasons

While most of the leagues’ pools do intend to open for the summer of 2020, the logistics of holding large-scale swim meets while emerging from a pandemic was too much for league organizers.

Connecticut Says Pools Will Open in Phase 2, June 20th at Earliest

Connecticut, the home state of U.S. National Team swimmer Kieran Smith (above), has said that pools will reopen in Phase 2 of the state’s coronavirus…

62 Swimmers Named to Men’s Academic All-District At-Large Teams

The award recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom.

88 Swimmers Named to Women’s Academic All-District At-Large Teams

The award recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom.

Colorado Swimming, Illinois Swimming LSCs Petition Governors for Pool Reopening

The two LSCs, which combined have around 30,000 athlete members, have each published letters to their respective state governors asking for pools to be reopened.

Iowa Reopens Pools for Lap Swimming, Lessons on Friday

Iowa is the 25th state to announce a plan to reopen pools in the near future, with lap swimming and lessons allowed to resume on May 22.