WATER IS OUR STAGE
Artistic swimming is like dancing in the water! It is a hybrid of swimming, dancing and gymnastics that involves artistic moves being performed in the water to music. Athletes will choose a theme or story and choreograph a routine to music to show off strength, flexibility and aerobic endurance. While competing, athletes wear decorated swim suits, make up and gelatin in their hair to fully become in character and portray the theme. Judges mark routines on Artistic Impression, Difficulty and Technical Merit.
Express yourself through sport. The moment you walk onto the bulkhead, the water becomes your stage.
Practices are done in a team setting with a certified coach. They involve
This Is Why Artistic Swimming Is My Sport.
“I love wearing my sparkly suit at competitions and being thrown into the air by my team! I usually make a big splash when I flip into the water!”
– Emily, Age 14