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 the world’s richest swim, over 1,000 competitors compete to win over CI$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 2021 Flowers Sea Swim will be held on the 19th of June. Visit www.flowersseaswim.com for more information.
Fitness Connection (Tel: (345) 949 8485) also offers swimming lessons for all ages and abilities. They are 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. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.fitness.ky for more information.
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 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.
The 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 Aquatic Centre and cost CI$5 per class. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Ocean Frontiers is a Starfish Aquatics Institute (SAI) training centre in East End offering swim classes from infants to adults, water safety and CPR and First Aid training. Swim lessons start at a beginner level and advance through the SAI curriculum focusing on skill and stroke development, comfort and safety. Expect fun, quality and personalized instruction. Both small group and private classes are held at their onsite training pool, with a mobile service available for off-site privates. Email: email@example.com, visit www.oceanfrontiers.com or call: (345) 323 4040.
Thrive Fit (Tel: (345) 938 1113) offers mobile private and small group swimming classes; water safety, swimming skills and stroke development for ages six months to adults with experienced and certified instructors.
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 synchronised, sea, and pool swim competitions (ages 7-17). Membership with CIASA links you to an active open water and pool swimming community, and entitles you to a CI$5 discount at sea swims. For more information, please visit www.ciasa.ky or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com for more information).