If you enjoy recreational swimming, then the waters off Seven Mile Beach are your best bet, but there are also pools at almost all condominium complexes, as well as the Lions Pool (Tel: (345) 949 8105) and the Camana Bay Pool (Tel: (345) 640 2878). It is important to be educated on water safety, and the below companies can help ensure you are staying safe while having fun!
Competitive sea swims take place throughout the year, with distances ranging from 800 metres to 10 kilometres. One of Cayman’s biggest sporting events is the annual Flowers One Mile Sea Swim in mid-June. Known as the world’s richest swim, over 1,000 competitors compete to win over $100,000 in cash and random prizes! The Flowers Sea Swim offers flawless course conditions along Cayman’s beautiful Seven Mile Beach and entry fees are donated to charity. The 2020 Flowers Sea Swim will be held on 13th of June. Visit www.flowersseaswim.com for more information.
Fitness Connection (Tel: (345) 949 8485) also offers swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. Fitness Connection is a SAI (Starfish Aquatics Institute) training centre, specialising in training triathletes as well as non-swimmers. Their water fitness classes are great for a total body workout, utilising a combination of exercises and training methods perfect for pre–natal and post–natal exercise. They are also great for those seeking to increase muscle tone and improve overall fitness. For more information email:firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fitness.ky.
Sky Blue Aquatics offers private, semi-private and small group swimming lessons for adults. Lessons can be held in your hotel, condo, private pool or even in the sea. Lessons are available for complete beginners up to those looking to improve their technique or prepare for an event. Call (345) 916 0054 or email: email@example.com.
Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC) runs an adult ‘Masters’ training group with a focus on learning good technique and increasing aerobic conditioning and strength. The sessions take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at the Camana Bay Pool and cost CI$5 per session. Private lessons can also be arranged. Email:firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thrive Fit offers mobile private and small group swimming classes for ages six months to adults with experienced and certified instructors. For more information call (345) 938 1113, or visit www.thrivefitcayman.com.
The Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) is a not-for-profit association that competes internationally and is comprised of volunteers dedicated to the promotion and development of aquatic sports in Cayman. They offer artistic swimming and water polo as well as synchronized, sea, and pool swim competitions (ages 7-17). Membership of CIASA links you to an active open water and pool swimming community and entitles you to CI$5 discount at sea swims. For more information, please visit www.ciasa.ky or email: email@example.com.
Other companies offering group and private swimming lessons for a range of ages include: Seven Mile Swimmers at the Lions Aquatic Centre, Olympic Way, George Town, (Tel: (345) 323 9512) and Stingray Swim Club at the Lions Aquatic Centre, Olympic Way, George Town, (email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information).