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We're an online swim community dedicated to inspiring and helping adults learn how to swim. Think you're alone? Think again. As many as 50-65% of U.S. adults can't swim. Stay a while. Have a look around. We can help you find your inner swimmer. Join the Swimmunity®! 

Stuck in the process of learning how to swim? Don't stop! Read these 10 facts every new adult swimmer should know.

Useful Links

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About Swimming

Swimming Glossary 

Swimming Guides 

Swimming History 


Find Swim Lessons

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Swim Schools

Swim America

Other Swim Facilities


Swim Gear

List of Essentials for Beginners 

Swimmer Buddy

Shop: SwimOutlet.com

Shop: TYR

Shop: Speedo


Swim Drills and Learning Resources

Go Swim 

Swim Smooth

Total Immersion Swimming


National Swim Organizations

US Masters Swimming (adults)

USA Swimming (kids/teens/young adults)


Water Safety Information

Healthy Swimming (Red Cross)

Water Safety Rules (Red Cross)


National Drowning Prevention Alliance

World's Largest Swimming Lesson (June)

National Water Safety Month (May)

Int'l Water Safety Day (May)


Make a Difference - End Disparities in Swimming

Minneapolis Swims 

Diversity in Aquatics

Make a Splash (USA Swimming Foundation)

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What exactly does Swimmunity® mean? Well, it can actually be a couple of different things. It's the combination of swim + community. Or it can be read as swim(m) + unity. Either way, it gets the job done. Join this community to unite with other adults on our common quest of learning how to swim.

Forum Discussions (41)

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U.S. Divers Swim Goggles

I've bought two of these in the last couple years, both from Walmart.  The first pair started leaking after about a year or so.  I bought a…

Started by Jeremiah in General Swim Topics

0 Jul 12, 2015

Site Content Ideas -- What are we missing?

We will collect common questions from members and try to post relevant information in our resource sections up above under the tabs.

Started by Larissa Rodriguez in General Swim Topics

5 Mar 11, 2015

Stuck in the Middle

After spending most of my life as a non-swimmer and severely aquaphobic I can say that I am now a swimmer, kind of.  Thing is I don't say t…

Started by Dawn Davies in General Swim Topics

5 Jan 28, 2015

Switching to bilateral breathing

Hi I learnt to swim only at 36. Now 3 years later, I enjoy it so much that I want to get better. I am comfortable swimming breathing on th…

Started by Krishna in General Swim Topics

2 Jan 24, 2015
Reply by Dawn Davies

Has This Forum Been Abandoned?

I know most of the activity is on Twitter and Facebook, but for reasons of my own, I don't really care to join Twitter or discuss my swimmi…

Started by Jeremiah in General Swim Topics

2 Jan 20, 2015
Reply by Jeremiah

Please report spam, inappropriate posts

Hello everyone,  I hope you're all happily learning to swim or close to deciding to learn! From time to time, this site gets an inappropri…

Started by Larissa Rodriguez in General Swim Topics

0 Dec 7, 2014

Looking for a Good Swim Bag?

It took me a few tries to get it right, but I now have a swim bag I love! Well, a few actually.   Speedo Swim Duffle Bag I carry this hot p…

Started by Larissa Rodriguez in Swim Accessories

1 Aug 8, 2014
Reply by Jo Beth Standish


I am starting swim lessons on Sunday and I am able to wear armbands what ones can I buy ?

Started by Ben in Swim Accessories

3 Aug 8, 2014
Reply by Jo Beth Standish

Makeup Suggestions for Swimming

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wL8dsSZxn4 Recently I hosted a 16th birthday pool party for my niece and her friends.  It was a big turnout…

Started by Jo Beth Standish in General Swim Topics

0 Aug 8, 2014

Learning Disabities, Neurology and Swimming

I'm one of those persons who has a very bad sense of direction.  When people try to give me directions referring to north, south, east and…

Started by Jeremiah in General Swim Topics

0 Jul 31, 2014


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