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Blue Wave Aquatics :: Frequently Asked Questions


Does Swim Team Have It's Own Language? Get the D.I.R.T.

Neely, Wendy - 12/24/2011 8:16:00 AM

Swimming with a group can be an amazing experience! If you are not getting the D.I.R.T. you may be missing the most important details of your daily workout. What does D.I.R.T stand for?

D = distance of the set

I = interval

R = Rest - how much rest and what your heart rate should be

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Lane Etiquette Swim Team

Neely, Wendy - 12/24/2011 8:13:00 AM

We want everyone to stay safe, have a fun and productive workout environment.

  1. Check the bad or nervous energy at the door. Distracted mins cause crashes in cars and in the pool. Honor yourself and be present for the workout session.
  2. Choose a lane based on your endurance and skill level. If you are not sure ask your Coach.
  3. When entering the water, make sure there is a safe distance between you and . . . continue reading
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How Far Did I Swim Today? Lap Converter

Turley, Angela - 12/21/2011 7:30:00 AM

Do you want to know how far you swam today?

Blue Wave Aquatics offers a simple lap converter or distance converter on our Resources page.

To find these and other useful resources visit our Resources page.


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Masters (Adult) Swim Team Yes you can!

Turley, Angela - 12/21/2011 7:23:00 AM

Blue Wave Aquatics is a nationally recognized Masters Swim Team. We currently have over 125 members and are continuing to expand. BWAQ (Blue Wave Aquatics) has over 24 workouts per week in Burien, Federal Way, Fife, Kent, and Sumner.

We have provided some frequently asked questions about our swim team, more will be added but these are our MOST frequently asked questions. Do you have a question? Send us a comment on the bottom of this article we will add it to the . . . continue reading

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Adult Swim Lessons FAQs

Turley, Angela - 12/6/2011 7:23:00 AM

If you are reading this article it means you have taken the first step in signing up for adult swim lessons with Blue Wave Aquatics ~ Congratulations this is the hardest part!

We all have a lot of questions before we want to put on the swim suit, cap and goggles - here are a few of our regular frequently asked questions:

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