Depending on your level swimming gear can be both affordable and found everywhere, even most leisure centres will have a small shop where you can pick up the basics. Aside from the water itself you need to dip into, here is the gear you should pick up first.

Swimsuit: Whether you opt for Speedos or Bermudas, a high leg swimsuit or an all-in-one body suit, youíll want to make sure itís good quality and durable. Swimming cap: good to keep your hair out of your eyes and protect it from chlorine damage.
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Goggles and cap: Goggles are helpful if you want to see where youíre going Ė you can even get prescription goggles! A cap is also handy for keeping your hair from dragging you down.
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Anti-Chlorine Shampoo: Any keen swimmer knows about dry ends and the strong smell of chlorine on their hair. Try swimming shampoos which are designed to prevent this damage.
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  • American Football
  • Archery
  • Athletics
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Diving
  • Equestrian
  • Fencing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Handball
  • Hockey
  • Indoor Climbing
  • Judo
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Rowing
  • Rugby League
  • Rugby Union
  • Sailing
  • Slowpitch Softball
  • Snowsport
  • Squash & Racketball
  • Swimming
  • Table Tennis
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Triathlon
  • Volleyball
  • Weightlifting
  • Yoga
Swimming caps keep you streamlined in the water

Swimming caps keep you streamlined in the water
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