Because of the wide array of swimming events offered, it is appropriate for a range of ages and ability levels. Swimming competition events are based on a variety of strokes.

An athlete with Down syndrome who has been diagnosed with Atlanto-Axial Instability may not participate in Butterfly events, Individual Medley events, diving starts or diving.

Freestyle Events

  • 25, 50, 100, 200, and 400

Breaststroke and Butterfly Events

  • 25 and 50

Backstroke Events

  • 25, 50, and 100

Individual Medley Event

  • 100

Freestyle Relay Events

  • 4 x 25 and 4 x 50

Medley Relay Event

  • 4 x 25

The following swimming events provide meaningful competition for athletes with lower ability levels:

  • 15 Meter Walk
  • 15 Meter Floatation Race
  • 15 Meter Assisted Swim
  • 15 Meter Unassisted Swim

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This sport is offered in the following locations:

Inland Empire
(Central Riverside, Desert, Fontana, Mojave, Rebels, Temecula)

Kern County

Los Angeles & San Gabriel Valley
(Greater Los Angeles, Long Beach, South Bay, Westside, Pasadena, San Gabriel Valley, Southeast Los Angeles)

Orange County

San Diego County

San Luis Obispo County

Santa Barbara County

Northern Santa Barbara

Santa Clarita & Tri-Valley

Ventura County