Swimming Humor

10 Signs You've Been at a Swim Meet Too Long

10 Signs You’ve Been at a Swim Meet Too Long

1. You’ve eaten 3 meals from the concession stand.  Fortunately most do serve plenty of options from all the major food groups:  donuts, pizza, hot dogs, and popcorn. 2. You’ve officially logged more hours of sleep at the meet then you did in your bed last night. 3. You walk out of the building with […]

Signs You Might Be A Swim Parent

Signs You Might Be A Swim Parent

1. Your car is less than 4 years old but the odometer is already inching toward 200,000 miles. 2. You find yourself looking forward to Monday, because after a weekend of non-stop swim meets, work seems relaxing. 3. You have more swim suits than clean towels hanging in your bathroom. 4. You just read #3 and […]

 People Swim Meet Directors Secretly Hate

People Swim Meet Directors Secretly Hate

This post is dedicated to my husband who recently acted as meet director for his 16th major meet and is already knee deep in planning the next one.  This is also dedicated to my friends from other teams who have taken on this noble role. If you are not familiar with what a meet director […]

25 Things Non Swim Parents ...Just Don't Understand

25 Things Non Swim Parents …Just Don’t Understand

Swim parents are a special group of people who face unique challenges that only they can fully understand and appreciate.  It takes a hearty soul to endure these struggles!   Trying to decide what to wear to a meet when you know you have to drive 2 hours through a blizzard, only to then sit […]

The Top 11 Cringe Worthy Swim Parents

The Top 11 Cringe Worthy Swim Parents

Every team has a few parents that the rest of us cringe at every time they walk into the room.  As we explore the concepts of swim meet and swim parent etiquette we will be talking a lot about these types of moms and dads and how to avoid becoming one of them.  So today […]