BLACKHAWK SWIM TEAM

Swimmer Equipment List


REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

  • Team Suit  & More (password:  gohox).  Team suits are required for the 2021 season.
  • Swim Outlet 
  • Athletic Swimsuit for Practice (e.g., TYR, Speedo, Dolfin), and should be worn under clothes:
    • Fashion swimsuits & trunks are not permitted. Competition-style, athletic swim suits are best for learning to swim, train & compete
  • Googles x2 – Primary and Backup Pair
    • Swimple goggles are recommended for younger swimmers
    • Speedo Vanquisher goggles are recommended for older swimmers
  • Swim Cap
    • Required for those with hair longer than chin length; recommended for others
    • Silicone cap recommended over latex
  • Swim Fins
    • Long /Floating fins for swimmers 10 and Under (e.g., Sporti, Speedo, or Finis)
    • Short/Training fins for swimmers 11 and Up (e.g., Zoomers)
  • Towel
  • ​Reusable Water Bottle labeled with swimmer's name

 


RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

  • Healthful Snacks (e.g., Protein Bars, Nuts, Trail Mix, Chocolate Milk, String Cheese, Hummus, Peanut Butter)
  • Swim Backpack
  • Swim Parka
  • Yoga Mat (Summer Only for Dryland Training)
  • Sport/Water Resistant Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Tech/Compression Swimsuit for older swimmers (e.g., Arena, Bluefin, Speedo)
  • Mesh Bag for Wet Gear
  • Swim/Athletic Shampoo/Conditioner (e.g., Zealios, Triswim, Ultraswim)