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Lap Counters

Are you looking for the best lap counter for swimming? Browse our wide range of top swimming pool equipment, swim lap counters, backstroke flags, pool starting blocks, swimming lane lines here at SwimOutlet. You'll no longer have to worry about experiencing that annoying moment when you realize you've lost count - you can just focus on your power, strokes, and technique while the lap counter does the math for you.


The best lap counters for swimmers


The lap counters on offer at SwimOutlet come from the industry's best brands, and range from the digital underwater lap counter for swimming, to standard poolside tracking systems. You can also find a selection of pro wireless pace clocks, ideal for swimmers and their coaches or trainers to accurately synchronize their swimming sessions. These models have a huge range of functions beyond just lap counting, including lap split display, relay exchanges display, hand turn speed, time display for repetitive sets, and 15 training modes for skill training.


Whereas if you're looking for a portable, budget-friendly option, we also stock handy keychain tally counters. These models work with a very simple push-button functionality, so all you've got to do is hit the button at the end of every lap. This small and durable model is a handy addition to any swimmer's kit bag.

How do swim lap counters work?

There are a variety of different swim lap counters available on the market. The more basic models work by requiring the person in the water to hit a button or turn a dial on the counter every time they complete a lap. Which is easier to remember to do than manually counting your laps yourself. However, more sophisticated lap counter models on the market make it even easier to count laps, requiring the swimmer to do nothing at all. These models work by tracking the distance that the swimmer has completed.

How do you keep track of laps swimming?

A basic method for keeping track of laps when swimming is to simply count the lengths you complete in the pool, you can then calculate this into laps when finished. This is because it is easier to keep track of the lengths you are doing rather than laps. However, when it comes to more competitive swimming you may want to focus more on speed, stamina, and technique instead of wasting energy counting laps. In this case, using an accurate lap counter or a wristwatch that has a lap counting function will make it much easier, simply requiring you to hit a button every time you complete a lap.

What are lap counters?

Lap counters are a special device designed to keep track of the number of laps you swim in a pool. Most lap counters work by requiring the swimmer to press a button or turn the dial every time they complete a lap, while other more sophisticated devices can detect when this distance of a lap has been completed.

Why do swimmers use lap counters in swimming?

Competitive swimmers will often use lap counters while training because it saves them the trouble of having to accurately count their laps while in the water. Lap counters will count the laps for them, so they can focus on their speed, stamina and technique.