Organized Chicago River Swim Event May Happen Next Year

Two Barrington residents, who are avid swimmers, are currently working with city and state agencies to organize a swimming event for 100 plus swimmers...

A Successful Transition from the Pool to Open Water

Poor visibility. Waves. Inconsistent temperatures. Make no mistake about it: the transition from pools to open water presents a seemingly endless supply of challenges, whether...

Mindfulness: Runners Gaining an Edge

What is mindfulness? The practice of mindfulness comes from Buddhist mediation. Years of research shows mindfulness therapy has numerous uses, including reducing symptoms of depression...

Winter Swimming

Don’t let Chicago’s bitter winter weather keep you out of the water. Whether you’re refining your triathlon skills or simply trying to stay in...

Mexico City to host 2017 Para swimming World Championships

IPC Swimming and IPC Powerlifting have announced that Mexico City will jointly host their 2017 World Championships. Around 550 swimmers from more than 60 countries...

Boost in Chicago Gym, Swim Club Memberships Linked to Olympics

Apparently all it takes is two weeks of sport watching for Chicagoans to be motivated to hit the gym or pool. According to a Chicago...

23rd Annual Swim Across America to be Held at Ohio Street Beach Saturday

On Saturday, Olympians, cancer survivors, family members and many other swimmers who simply want to get in a good swim for a great cause...

New Plan May Allow Swimmers in The Chicago River by 2030

Despite its reputation of being polluted and dirty, various Chicago groups say swimming in the Chicago River could be possible in the next 15...

Illinois Could Host Olympic Swimmers in Training

Westmont could be a new practice location for Olympic swim training, the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. The proposed project would consist of building a natatorium...

Olympic Swimmers Featured in First of Fandango’s Movie Series

NBC Olympics, preparing to broadcast thousands of hours of coverage from this summer’s upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Fandango, the...