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Garmin Swim

Product Codes: GARSWIM

Garmin Swim is a sleek, slim watch designed specifically for swimmers. If offers 6 exterior buttons providing quick access to its functions. You simply enter the pool size and start your workout. The Garmin Swim will count the number of laps, track lengths, distance, pace, stroke count and stroke you are using.

The Garmin Swim will calculate your swolf score, which is your lap time added to the number of strokes you have used. The Swim can act as a personal reminder of goals. You can also wirelessly send workouts to and from your computer for analysis.



Garmin Swim has been discontinued.


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The Garmin Swim is a swimming watch which has a slim and sleek design so that it will not slow you down whilst swimming in the water. There are 6 exterior buttons offering quick access to every function. The battery life is about 1 year. The Swim is also waterproof to 50 metres.

Simply enter the pool size and start your workout (designed for lap pools of 17metres or more). The Garmin Swim will allow you to do timed sets and logging drills. It will count the number of laps, track lengths, distance, pace, stroke count, it knows and will record the stroke you are using and more.

You will also receive a swolf score. Swolf is a combination of the words swim and golf. The way swolf is calculated is your lap time is added to the number of strokes you have taken.

The Garmin swim will provide you with personal reminder of goals. Under the time it displays your weekly accumulated distance. It can also display dual time zones and has an alarm.

You can wirelessly upload and download workouts to Garmin Connect. It provides analysis, storing and sharing. This allows you to track your progress and share your data with coaches, workout partners, friends and family. Simply use the ANT+ wireless technology and USB stick and workout data will automatically be transferred to your computer when in range.

Garmin Swim Features

‣Sleek, slim design
‣Records number of laps, track lengths, swim distance, pace and stroke count
‣6 exterior buttons for quick access to features
‣Precise locating of satellites
‣Water resistant to 50 metres - swimproof
‣Easily automatically transfers workouts to computer
‣Alerts when you stray from a predetermined goal

What's in the box? (when purchased from

‣Garmin Swim
‣USB ANT Stick

Garmin Swim Technical Specification

‣Display size: Unknown
‣Display resolution: 55 x 31 pixels
‣Display type: Black and white LCD
‣Touchscreen: No
‣Barometric Altimeter: No
‣Waterproof: IEC 60529 IPX7
‣Battery life: 1 year
‣Dimensions: Width - 48mm, Height - 13mm, Depth - 44mm
‣Weight: 40g with batteries
‣Guarantee: 1-year
Garmin Swim manual

Manual requires Adobe Acrobat Reader
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This product is a sophisticated electronic device which requires that you read, understand, and act upon the information given in the instruction manual (usually available via the above 'manual' link). You will need internet access and, in accordance with the manufacturers’ recommendations, regularly seek out and accept all firmware or software updates offered by the manufacturer. All GPS devices need to ‘see’ the satellites in the sky. Therefore you will need to know that your vehicle does not have glass that will block or impede the GPS signal.

Updates to this product are via the internet. At this product page we state compatibility with specific versions of current internet connection devices, for example: PC, laptop, MAC, smartphone etc. The Consumer Contract Regulations allow you 14 days, from receipt of purchase, to check compatibility with your internet connection device/s. If you choose to replace or update your PC, MAC etc. neither we nor the manufacturer will be responsible if the new/replacement Operating System (OS) is not compatible with the purchased product.

Why buy from us?

We are official Authorised Internet Retailers for Garmin. We sell genuine Garmin products, accessories and maps. We purchase from assigned Garmin UK distributors. We do not buy on the grey market and we do not sell counterfeit products. You can rest assured that by purchasing from ActiveGPS you will receive the full support of Garmin.

Page updated: 15th March 2024

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