Gifts For Swimmers
Gifts For Swimmers
Does the swimmer in your life have a birthday coming up?
Are you looking for a Christmas gift for the rubber ducky in your family?
Is your friend Michael Phelps?
If you haven't hit the swimming pool in a long time, you might not know what swimmers need or want, or the technological advances in the sport of swimming that have occurred in recent years. Not to fret - this page will help you find a gift for the swimmer in your life today! Get the best gifts for swimmers here, in this list curated by me, a swimmer!
Why Swimming Gifts?
I am a swimmer and I would love to receive some swimming related gifts for Christmas or my birthday! (hint, hint)
However, I think some people who are not themselves swimmers find it hard to know what to get their swimming loved ones - things have changed a lot since you were a kid splashing around and learning how to float! Now you can find all sorts of technological advances that help swimmers become even better at their sport. So, I've compiled a list of some of my favorite pool and swimming accessories, gadgets and toys here. Hope this helps you shop for the swimmer in your life!
FINIS SwiMP3.2G Waterproof MP3 Player - Underwater, Waterproof MP3 for Swimmers!
This is, in my opinion, the ULTIMATE swimming gift! Unlike other athletes who might run with an iPod or have the television on while on their treadmill machine, swimmers are usually not able to be entertained by outside sources while participating in their sport. Many times I've been at lap swim, wishing I had an underwater MP3 player to break up the tedium. I promise that this gift will be a HUGE hit for the swimmer in your life!
NOTE: This is the newly upgraded and released version of the SwiMP3.1G player - if you liked the old version, check out this new upgraded device with more memory, better durability and a better underwater experience. This is a MUST HAVE for any swimmer!
"The SwiMP3 Waterproof MP3 Player from Finis allows swimmers to enjoy music, audio books, podcasts, and more--easily and comfortably while in the water. Thanks to Bone Conduction audio transmission, the SwiMP3 offers clear sound while fully submerged in the water--without uncomfortable earbuds that may fall out. Designed not to interfere with your swimming technique, the SwiMP3 attaches securely to the your goggle straps with Hydrodynamic Clips and rests on your cheek bone. With 2GB of storage, the SwiMP3 can hold up to 500 songs for a varied playlist. The player is MP3 and WMA compatible and is also iTunes convertible. The device attaches to your computer via USB and contains a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that offers over eight hours of use per charge."
Speedo Vanquisher Swim Goggles - The Best Goggle Gift For Your Swimmer!
Good quality goggles are hard to find, and when you find some, you want to buy several to hold onto! The Speedo Vanquisher Swim Goggles are truly the cream of the crop, and no swimmer will want to be without at least a few pair of these goggles. You can never use enough!
Speedo's line of competition swim goggles are designed for the serious competitor. Made from the highest-quality materials available, the low-profile design of the Vanquisher Swim Goggle will give any swimmer the competitive advantage. The anti-fog, polycarbonate lens is shatter-resistant and is UV protected. The soft silicone lens gaskets sit in a low profile on your face and offer cushioned protection. For a more comfortable swim and to avoid water intake, choose the right size of nose piece from the three provided.
Excellent competition goggle with shatter-resistant, polycarbonate lens with UV potection, anti-fog coating, and hypoallergenic soft silicone seals. It comes with a silicone double-length head-strap for more secure fit. Very popular Speedo goggle style!
More Speedo Goggles
Here are some more varieties and sizes - these are all different versions of the Speedo Vanquisher Swim Goggles above, and are also recommended.
Timex Men's Ironman 100-Lap FLIX System Watch - The Ultimate Best Watch For Swimmers!
If you've ever been swimming at a pool with a lazy clock or one that is hard to read from the pool, you'll know the frustration in trying to keep track of your time and laps. The Ironman watch does it for you, and this would make a perfect gift for any swimmer!
Amazon.com Product Description -
Keep your sports training focused with the stylish Timex T5E231 Ironman Triathlon multi-function, performance sport digital watch, which features a dark gray resin top ring sitting upon a metallic silver case and top pusher for easy access to split and lap times. Sport timing features include a 100-hour chronograph with lap or split option, 100-lap memory recall, 199 lap counter, on-the-fly recall of lap or split, and interval timers settable up to 24 hours (9 timers with countdown/stop and countdown/repeat). The training log stores workouts by date, with best lap, average lap, and total segment time, and the total run format/synchro timer maintains total activity time (less time paused during workout and overall running time. Other features include two time zones, built-in setting reminders, water resistance to 100 meters, and a black resin strap.
It incorporates the Timex Flix system, which activates the Indiglo night-light with a simple flick of your wrist. To activate FLIX, put the watch into Night-Mode by pressing and holding the Indiglo night-light button 3 seconds until it beeps. With the watch in Night-Mode, a forward "flick" of the wrist with a sharp "stop" will activate the Indiglo night-light for three seconds.
The Indiglo night-light uniformly lights the surface of the watch dial using patented blue electroluminescent lighting technology. It uses less battery power than most other watch illumination systems, enabling your watch battery to last longer. The Night Mode feature allows you to illuminate the Indiglo night-light for 3 seconds with any button press, regardless of the mode or function.
Review of the Timex Men's Ironman 100-Lap FLIX System Watch
UltraSwim Chlorine Removal Shampoo - The Best Shampoo For Swimmers
If you are a swimmer, you know how annoying it is to have your hair damaged by pool chemicals. This is the best shampoo for swimmers available!
Moisturizing Formula. Gently removes chlorine and chlorine odor. Chlorine strips your hair of life - leaving it dry, brittle and unmanageable. UltraSwim is uniquely formulated to remove chlorine & chlorine odor from hair while it replaces lost moisture. This non-drying formula gently removes build-up of harmful elements such as chlorine & oxidized metals to give your hair a fresh, clean start. Vitamin E, Aloe and protective conditioners nourish and add moisture back to your hair every time you shampoo. Leaves hair soft, silky & healthy-looking.
Speedo Performance Pro Backpack for Swimmers - The Best Backpack Gift For Swimmers!
One of the struggles that swimmers face is that traditional duffle bags, gym bags and backpacks aren't made for them. Your wet swimsuit or towel drips all over your belongings, creating a mess! With this special backpack designed for swimmers, there's a wet pocket and a dry pocket to separate your belongings and keep them tidy. Plus, there are lots of pockets for goggles, swim caps, and all the other things swimmers need.
Tote your wet or dry belongings in this best selling large Performance Pro Backpack from Speedo. Made of durable 100% polyester dobby and PVC free textiles, it is sturdy and practical around the water or on dry land. The wet pocket protects your dry contents from a damp swimsuit or any wet item, while all of the zippered pockets and pouches can hold anything from a cell phone to goggles to writing instruments - you name it, this backpack will hold it! It comes In 14 great colors, so we are sure to have your favorite!
If backpacks aren't your style, how about a different type of swimming bag?
All of these swimming bags are recommended - choose the one that fits your needs best!
Aqua Sphere Aqua Dry Towel - The Best Swimming Towel Ever!
Many people think you need a large towel, but really you just need one of the legendary Aqua Sphere sports towels to get dry! This synthetic materials towel soaks up all the water when you get out of the pool and leaves you dry, without taking up too much room in your swim bag! If you ask me, it's essential!
The Aqua Sphere Aqua Dry Towel for swimmers is the ideal towel. Made of soft synthetic and absorbent material, it dries quickly. At a full 16" x 32" this is one of the largest towels on the market, but folds small and goes into a reusable storage case, saving space in your gym bag.