Whether it’s from a fitness perspective or just as a hobbyist activity, swimming is considered one of the best exercises you can commit yourself to. At its best, swimming helps fantastic metabolism and health.

No wonder then, we have hundreds of swimming apps for iPhone & iPad on the App Store. As a part of our iPhone and fitness series, here’s a bunch of iPhone & iPad swimming apps that range from swimming lessons to swimming trackers.

Dive right in.

Best Swimming Apps for iPhone and iPad

Round-up of Best Swimming Apps for iPhone and iPad:

1. SwimRadar

Swim Radar iPhone App LogoPerhaps the first thing is to locate pools nearby and no app does it better than SwimRadar. 17,000 locations across the US isn’t a big number but SwimRadar obviously has the most comprehensive data about both lap pools and open water locations to help you find your spot. Tons of additional features make the app quite a must-have.

Compatibility: iPhone
Price:
$2.99
Download SwimRadar

2. GoSwim

Go Swim iPhone Swimming App LogoGoSwim (the app) is the iPhone representative of GoSwim.tv. All the content that you find on GoSwim.tv will be available on the iPhone app. Besides this, you also get to access a lot of articles, news items, photos, practices etc. The most interesting part of GoSwim, however, is the social aspect where you get to connect with other swimmers from across the country.

Compatibility: iPhone & iPad
Price:
Free
Download GoSwim

3. Swimming for Life

Swimming for Life iPhone App LogoSwimming for Life is a complete primer on all things swimming. Before you dive into the pool for a fitness regimen (or to enhance your swimming abilities), this app (more like an ebook) would prove to be quite useful to shed light on a lot of things.

Compatibility: iPhone & iPad
Price:
$0.99
Download Swimming for Life

4. Wild Swimming Britain

Wild Swimming Britain iPhone App LogoIf you’re from the U.K., this app is a must-have. The “wildly” popular Wild Swimming Britain provides – in picturesque detail – all the wild swimming locations across the country. Find some of the most exotic locations as well as much more for taking that much-needed dip. The app works as a great place to discover picnic spots.

Compatibility: iPhone & iPad
Price:
$6.99 / £4.99
Download Wild Swimming Britain

5. SwimPB

SwimPB iPhone App LogoThis is an outlier of the bunch. SwimPB is to track your clocks when you do the freestyle or butterfly or whatever. It keeps a history of all your previous times. The app is more inclined towards coaches but if you’re looking for a solution that just tracks all your swim times, this is a good app.

Compatibility: iPhone & iPad
Price: 
$0.99
Download SwimPB

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