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Sensational gifts for swimmers that will have them jumping into the pool right away!

. 6 min read . Written by Gabrielle Clarke
Sensational gifts for swimmers that will have them jumping into the pool right away!

Swimming is something a lot of us get pleasure out of. Not only is great exercise but it can also be very relaxing, especially if you are into open water swimming out in nature. I am certain that you all have a swimmer in your life that you want to buy a gift for. Perhaps your son is on the swim team or your best friend has decided to get fit for summer by swimming at the local pool.

Whoever it is, you will want to buy them a gift that they can use to hit that lap target and bit their personal best. I have included a whole range of gifts for swimmers for different budgets that have all got amazing customer reviews.

Best value gifts for swimmers

Check out the best gifts for swimmers under $20. I have made sure to pick items that will see you get plenty of bang for your buck.

Youphoria Outdoors Microfiber Travel Towel


If you are a regular swimmer, there is nothing worse than having a wet towel in your bank after a swim. You try and get it home quickly to launder it but usually no avail as it ends up soaking your bag anyway. Enter the Yourphoria Outdoors Microfiber Travel Towel. This is truly a wonder towel that is perfect as a gift for any swimmer.

Not only does it roll up super tight and absorbs the water quickly, it is super tiny and won't bulk out your gym bag or soak it through. These little beauties come in three different sizes and in a whole range of different colours making them great as a gift for any swimmer in your life.

Swimmer's Soap


For people who love to swim to exercise regularly in swimming pools, there is nothing better than getting up early in the morning and jumping into the refreshing waters. However with that pleasure comes the pain of having to deal with a constant aroma of chlorine in your hair and on your skin. What is worse is chlorine can dry out your skin and cause rashes.

This swimmer’s soap has been made without chemicals as a solution for washing the chlorine from your hair and skin. It has turned it to a bit of a cult beauty buy with hundreds of customers highly reviewing it for its effectiveness. So if you are searching for a gift that will make the life of a swimmer easier, this is the one.

Joycuff Inspirational Bracelets


Not just a pretty bracelet, this inspirational cuff reminds us that when life gets tough, you just have to keep swimming. This bracelet is a needed reminded for many of us when we are trying to navigate the choppy waters of life.

What is more, if you are buying a gift for a swimmer, this bracelet has a really nice double meaning that will definitely be appreciated. It is lightweight and engraved on both sides making it a lovely keepsake for any of you swimmer friends or family members that you want to buy a present for.

Mid-range gifts for swimmers

These gifts for swimmers are all priced between $20-$50 and are ideal for any swimmer you are looking to buy for.

Hiturbo Microfiber Surf Beach Wetsuit Changing Towel


When you have been hitting the surf or swimming outdoors, you often don’t have anywhere to change comfortably out of your wet swimsuit and into some dry clothes. That is why this beach changing towel poncho is the answer as you can easily change without anyone seeing underneath it while also sheltering from the weather.

If you have any surfer buddies or family members that love open water swimming, this is an ideal gift for them. It is for both men and women and has loads of colours to choose from. It is also very reasonably priced for such a quality item that has been highly reviewed.

Swim Typography Personalized Print


As a non-swim item, this personalized print is a really lovely gift to give any swimmer to hang in the house. You can customize the name of the print and it is produced really quickly by the manufacturer. It would look fantastic up on the wall of a teenagers bedroom especially as it will inspire them to swim even more!

A good tip is to check what colour their bedroom is and choose the colours to match that. Anything that is personalized will mean so much more to the person you are gifting this to making this an ideal present for loved ones.

Speedo Large Teamster Backpack, 35-Liter


If you want to buy a present for a swimmer friend or family member who swims as part of a swim club then it is best to buy them something which they will use regularly. Having a quality bag designed for swimmers is essential for keeping all of your equipment as well as being waterproof from both inside and out.

The Speedo large Teamster Backpack has been the number one seller for years in this category and for a very good reason. It comes it a huge array of colours and designs. It is made from mesh material to ensure quick drying. It comes with a dirt bag to put your wet swimsuit inside. All in all it a professional bag for a swimmer that represents a quality gift that is well worth the money.

Something special: high-end gifts for swimmers

When you want to spoil a loved one whose passion is swimming, these gifts will definitely make the right impact!

Swim Buddy Touring Pink Personal Swim Float for Open Water Swimming


Open water swimming is starting to gain popularity with people preferring to take to the water in the ocean or a lake. It can be a real joy to swim out in nature with the sun on your face. However it comes with many added dangers such as changing weather conditions and risk of drowning.

If you have a loved one who is considering open water swimming or perhaps they are thinking of training for a triathlon, then it is a good idea to buy them some safety equipment. The Swim Buddy Personal Swim Float is a reputable brand that is very highly rated for safety. It acts as a float in the water and also allows others to spot you from far away. If you want to buy a decent piece of swimming kit that will be well appreciated by your loved one then this is the way to go.

FORM Swim Goggles


Let’s jump ahead to the future with this gift for a swimmer and appreciate the amazingness of the Form Swim Goggles. A seriously cool piece of tech, these goggles do more than just let you see underwater. They act like a smartwatch but in your goggles, tracking and displaying your metrics as you swim. As with any new technology, sometimes they are not so reliable to start with.

The FORM Swim Goggles are to be relied upon though. They have been road tested by hundreds of swimmers, received lots of positive reviews and are now in their fourth generation. So if you want to wow your swimmer loved one with a gift that they will get a lot of use out of, this is by far the coolest swim gadget on the market.