Inspired by Rio? Try Swimming with These Businesses

From the 100-meter freestyle to the open-water marathon swim, there are 17 different swimming events in Rio this year. If you’re inspired by the athletes in the water in Rio, here are five businesses that will help you dive in and get started.


Weather isn’t an excuse at SwimGuru: with an indoor heated pool, they offer year-round training to aspiring swimmers of all ages. SwimGuru offers training to babies who have just learned to crawl all the way to adults just starting out or perfecting their stroke.

Where to find it:

10545 Aurora Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98133
Seattle Athlectic Club Northgate (SAC), 333 NE 97th St., Seattle, WA 98115

ProSwim Fitness

With in-water treadmills, therapy spas, an endless pool and mirrored pools with underwater cameras, ProSwim Fitness offers more diverse underwater workouts than just your traditional lap lane. ProSwim also offers dryland workouts designed to build up your stamina in the water.

Where to find it:

6000 Commerce Parkway, Suite H, Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054

Menlo Swim and Sport

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While Menlo Swim and Sport offers dry-land workouts such as boot camp, cycling and tennis, they also offer many water-filled training options. You can spend your time swimming laps, trying water aerobics or participating in a water polo session.

Where to find it:

501 Laurel Street, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Evergreen Swims

Looking to start a swimming workout or improve your skills? Evergreen Swims is your aqua fitness center. Offering small classes, stroke technique video analysis, rehab-orientated sessions and swim lessons for all ages, Evergreen can take your water workout up a notch and put your swim skills to the test.

Where to find it:

5071 County Road 73, Evergreen, CO 80439

Fix My Swim

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With private lessons, group triathlon training, youth swim, strength and conditioning, and online coaching, Fix My Swim has options to have you swimming like an athlete in Rio in no time. Fix My Swim even offers an underwater filming session with a full video analysis of your stroke.

Where to find it:

2001 Mercer University Drive, Atlanta, GA 30341

Be sure to read our other blog posts about the events in Rio.

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