SKWIM is a fun, fast-paced water game played with two-teams and a SKWIM disk.

SKWIM was invented about ten years ago by our friend, Kevin McCarthy, from the state of Washington. Kevin speaks and leads training on water safety and SKWIM around the world including a visit to Pittsburgh in April, 2017.

Swimmers from USA Swimming’s Diversity Camp with Allegheny Mountain Swimming at CalU in August 2016 enjoyed playing SKWIM in some “free time” sessions.

This new aquatic game is played extensively at Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Swim & Water Polo Camp as part of its Summer Dreamers Academy.


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Swimmers and SKWIM players at PPS Arsenal Middle School.

We play SKWIM as part of many after-school practices throughout the year with students of Pittsburgh Public Schools.

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