11 Best Racing Swim Caps

Updated on: November 2020

Best Racing Swim Caps in 2020


arena Classic Silicone Swim Cap, Black / Silver

arena Classic Silicone Swim Cap, Black / Silver
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2020

Speedo Silicone 'Racer Dome' Swim Cap, Black, One Size

Speedo Silicone 'Racer Dome' Swim Cap, Black, One Size
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2020
  • Cap comes in a plastic zip lock reusable package
  • Unique dome shape greatly reduces wrinkles which in turn greatly reduces drag
  • The silicone construction of this cap makes it very easy to get on and off because it does not grab your hair
  • Designed to hold dome shape allowing for a better fit
  • Six month manufacturers defect

Speedo Silicone Aqua V Swim Cap, Black, Large

Speedo Silicone Aqua V Swim Cap, Black, Large
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2020
  • Array

TYR Wrinkle Free Silicone Cap, Black

TYR Wrinkle Free Silicone Cap, Black
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2020
  • Performance Driven
  • Industry'S Most Durable Swim Gear
  • Accommodate Athletes And Water Enthusiasts At Every Level
  • Country Of Origin: China

Arena 3D Soft Swim Cap, Black, Medium

Arena 3D Soft Swim Cap, Black, Medium
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2020
  • Molded to provide a no-wrinkle fit optimizing the hydrodynamics of your head
  • Revolutionizing the racing cap mold by delivering a more comfortable fitting cap
  • Easier to put on, increased flexibility and comfort, as hydrodynamic as the 3D Ultra race cap
  • Gain hydrodynamic advantage over your rivals
  • 100% silicone; PVC free

Speedo Silicone Solid Swim Cap, Blue, One Size

Speedo Silicone Solid Swim Cap, Blue, One Size
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2020
  • Solid-color silicone swim cap
  • Designed to securely hug the head to reduce drag
  • Silicone allows head to breathe for a more comfortable fit
  • Can be stretched to more than double its original size

Arena Poolish Moulded Swim Cap, Rose/Blue

Arena Poolish Moulded Swim Cap, Rose/Blue
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2020
  • The arena Polish Molded Swim Cap is designed for intensive training, with style
  • It provides less wrinkles and maximum fit to increase great hydrodynamics during your swim
  • It features superior comfort, fit and elasticity to increase performance during training or racing
  • This cap comes in multi-colors & designs featuring arena lettering and logo on the front
  • It is PVC free and has a composition made up of 100% Silicone

Arena Moulded Pro II Swim Cap, Black

Arena Moulded Pro II Swim Cap, Black
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2020
  • Made with high-tech 3D molding for a wrinkle free fit and minimal drag in the water
  • Easy-to-wear for training or racing and is an easy fit for heads with long hair
  • Silicone is a durable, highly elastic material that smoothes your head into a sleek shape while protecting your hair
  • Strong, soft and streamlined, you'll feel at your best on game Day in a silicone cap
  • 100% silicone

Speedo Silicone Long Hair Swim Cap, Blue, One Size

Speedo Silicone Long Hair Swim Cap, Blue, One Size
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2020
  • Lightweight, latex-free silicone provides durable performance and optimum fit
  • Easy on-and-off design won't snag hair
  • Extra space allows long hair to be tucked inside without compromising a smooth fit
  • Designed to securely hug the head to reduce drag
  • Specifically designed for swimmers with long hair

FINIS Silicone Swim Cap (Blue)

FINIS Silicone Swim Cap (Blue)
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2020
  • Made of 100% silicone to provide additional durability and comfort.
  • Reduces drag in the water while protecting hair against chlorine and sun exposure.
  • Keeps hair away from eyes and face while swimming.
  • Ideal for recreation, training or racing.
  • Universal size fits most.

Speedo Fs3 Competition Swim Cap, White, Medium

Speedo Fs3 Competition Swim Cap, White, Medium
BESTSELLER NO. 11 in 2020
  • FINA approved
  • The world's first cap featuring the IQ Fit Profile, and designed using accurate head mapping data for optimum comfort, outstanding hydrodynamic performance, improved fit and ease of use.
  • Reduces drag by 5.7% if used in conjunction with Fastskin3 Goggles
  • Developed as part of the world's first Racing System, engineering cap, goggles and suit to work in harmony
  • Designed for real head and face contours
  • Latex free
  • Adult Size – fit most 14+ years and older

Summer Swimming Lesson Tips for Parents

This article offers tips for summer swimming lessons, choosing a swimming program, swim instructor certification, and swim gear.

When choosing a summer swimming lesson program, there are several things to consider. First, try to find a program with age-appropriate levels of instruction. Some programs begin with infants and children advance according to skill level and age. Make sure that the instructors have current certifications in all of these: CPR (adult, child, and infant), First Aid, Lifeguard Certification Course, and the Water Safety Instructor Course. CPR and First Aid require annual re-certification, while Lifeguard Certification is good for three years.

Once you find a summer swimming program that offers an age and skill-level course appropriate for your child, commit to taking them to all of the lessons. Course session schedules vary from place to place, but pick a session that easily fits into your schedule. Each lesson is foundational, meaning that if you miss one class, your child will miss out on important skills critical to learning the next skill. Don't put them at a disadvantage. Building their confidence is an extremely important aspect of swimming lessons.

You will want to purchase a comfortable swimsuit that fits your child well. Children don't want to fuss with bottoms that bunch up, tops that fall down, or styles that will restrict their movement. Minimize these distractions so that your child will be able to focus on what they are learning. Purchase sunscreen that absorbs immediately and is water resistant. Although my children are older now, we continue to use Water Babies by Coppertone and never have to worry about sunburns. I recommend covering their exposed skin before leaving home for the lesson. Don't forget their ears, especially if your child wears a short haircut. They may not want to go back, or may not be able to return, to their next lesson if they have suffered a sunburn. Don't forget to make it fun with brightly colored beach towels, eye goggles, and flip flops. Your child may also require ear plugs, particularly if they have had problems with ear infections. If your child has had ear surgery, check with your doctor about ear protection.

Never forget that a child can drown in only inches of water and should not be left unsupervised around water, even if they have had swimming lessons. Check out the Red Cross website and the YMCA for more information about swimming lessons.

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