If you enjoy recreational swimming, the waters off of 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). Call to check availability, prices, and make bookings.
It is important to be educated on water safety, and the below companies can help ensure that you are staying safe, while also having fun!
One of Cayman’s biggest sporting events is the annual Flowers One Mile Sea Swim. Known as one of the world’s richest and safest swims, over 500 swimmers compete to win thousands in cash and random prizes! The Flowers Sea Swim offers flawless course conditions along Cayman’s beautiful Seven Mile Beach. All registration proceeds are donated to a chosen local charity. The 2023 Flowers Sea Swim will be held on the 17th of June. Visit www.flowersseaswim.com for more information.
Located in South Sound, Laura Ribbins and Fitness Connection (Tel: (345) 949 8485) offer a wide variety of programmes for all ages and abilities with both on-site and mobile instruction. Private lessons, group classes, and intensive ‘Learn to Swim’ and ‘Stroke Improvement’ programmes for adults as well as babies, toddlers and kids are available. They are an 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 celebrating 34+ years of being a swim school in Grand Cayman. 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 and private pool, the Lions Aquatic Centre, or even in the sea. Their lessons are available for beginners, but also to those looking to improve their technique or prepare for an event. Call (345) 916 0054 or email: email@example.com for more information.
The Camana Bay Aquatic Club (CBAC) is a premier aquatic club that offers high-quality professional coaching and technique instruction for swimmers of all abilities and commitment levels, from beginners up to Olympians. CBAC swim school classes start at 18 months old with group and private instruction options available year-round. Their competitive and recreational swim club offers pool training programmes as well as open water training along beautiful Seven Mile Beach. They also run an adult ‘Masters’ swim training group with a focus on improving technique and increasing aerobic conditioning and overall strength in the water. The sessions take place four times a week at the Camana Bay Sports Complex. For pricing, schedules and more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cbac.ky.
Thrive Fit offers mobile swimming, yoga and fitness classes for children aged six months and upwards and movement classes for preschool-aged children. They teach water safety, skill development and stroke improvement. Junior Lifeguard Certifications are also available. They offer private, small group and corporate sessions. For those interested, First Aid/CPR/AED and Lifeguard certifications are available as well. Call (345) 938 1113, email: email@example.com or visit www.thrivefitcayman.com for more information.
Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA) is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the promotion and development of aquatic sports in the Cayman Islands. This includes learning to swim in the pool and open water, artistic swimming, water polo, aqua-aerobics, competitive swimming and masters swimming. Membership with CIASA also links you to an active aquatic community. For more information, email: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com or visit www.ciasa.ky for a calendar of events and a list of registered clubs and swim schools. You can visit them on Cayman Swimming facebook and instagram.
Caymanite Synchro (a division of Camana Bay Aquatic Club) is Cayman’s first competitive artistic swimming team and is open to all confident swimmers ages five and up. Water shows, skill badges, local and international competitions are all a part of their programme. For information or to schedule an introductory session, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cbac.ky.