With only two weeks until Christmas, our gift guide posts conclude with this article about present ideas for Swimmers. Although the equipment and clothing needed for swimming may appear to be minimal, there are a number of accessories, gadgets and novelty items which are guaranteed to make your loved one smile this festive season. So, if you are struggling for last minute gift ideas for the avid swimmer in your life, then here is our handy gift guide to help inspire you!

Novelty Gifts for Swimmers

Novelty present ideas are the go-to choice for those with a lower spending budget as they can be sourced online or in the high street. Due to their high availability on the market, finding a novelty gift aimed at swimmers will be very straight forward. For that extra touch you could also look into the personalisation route of your gift to add a unique and customised feel. Here are just a few ideas on types of novelty gifts you can find for your loved one:

  • Personalised Accessories
  • Slogan Clothing
  • Novelty Mug or Bottle
  • Customised Keyring
  • Swimmer’s Biography

Swimming Gear and Accessories

Avid swimmers are always on the lookout for updating their swimming essentials, so by purchasing them a new item of clothing or accessory this will most certainly come in handy due to its practicality. Depending on their type of swimming hobby, you can find a wide range of gear catered for every type of swimmer. So, whether they love exploring and snorkelling or are training competitively, you are sure to find the perfect essential for them online or in sports shops. Here are just a few ideas on types of gear and accessories you can purchase:

  • Swimwear
  • Chlorine Removal Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Anti-Fog Goggles
  • Backpack
  • Snorkel and Flippers Set
  • Swim Cap

Swimming Gadgets

Along with their swimming essentials, another useful gift for swimmers would be to purchase a handy gadget for them to use for their training practices. Covering a range of budgets, you can find a number of tech items and devices catered for swimmers and athletes which are aimed at improving their experience in the water. Here are just a few ideas of swimming gadgets which you can order for your loved one today:

  • Water Resistant Fitness Tracker
  • Underwater Music Player
  • Fast Drying Towel
  • Buoy Training Aid
  • Ear and Nose Plugs
  • Bungee Training Belt
  • Kickboard
  • Go-Pro Camera

For example, a fitness tracker which can be used underwater would be a great idea so that they could track their training progress with ease. And to keep them in the zone while training, why not look at purchasing a water-resistant music player? You can also find a selection of training apparatuses available such as a kickboards and bungee cords which will come in useful during their seasonal preparation. Or if they are the adventurous type you could get them a water-resistant camera which will help capture their underwater moments and experiences.

Experience Gifts for Swimmers

For the higher budget gift ideas, you could look into purchasing your loved one a swimming related experience. These types of gifts can be bought from your local swimming baths/gym where they swim or online through a local swimming club or event organiser. These types of gifts offer a personal effect which materialistic presents cannot offer, and this is why they are possibly one of the most valued presents for athletes as it gives them to opportunity to observe fellow athletes and train under a qualified coach. Here are just a few examples of experience gifts you can buy for swimmers:

  • Tickets to Swim Meets
  • Training Tuition
  • Private Pool Hire
  • Gym or Pool Membership

Discover the Perfect Gift Today!

Within this gift guide we have a explored a variety of present categories and budgets to help you find the perfect gift for your loved one. From budget friendly novelty items to staple accessories, gadgets and experiences, we hope you have uncovered the ideal gift for the swimmer in your life. Let us know over on our social media pages if this article has helped you and don’t forget to share it to inspire others over the stressful festive shopping period. You can also shop our wide range of swimwear and accessories over on our online store – Sports Fitness where you can purchase high quality gear for a fantastic price.

This article was written exclusively for Sports Fitness by Loren Astbury