Swimming is a great recreational activity for people of all ages. Recreational swimming can provide you with a low-impact workout and it’s also a good way to relax and feel good. Common swimming styles in recreational swimming are breaststroke, backstroke, side stroke and freestyle.

Some people who enjoy swimming want to take it to a competitive level. This can provide the health benefits of a vigorous workout as well as the fun and thrill of competition. The main strokes used in competitive swimming are breaststroke, freestyle, backstroke and butterfly. The distances swum in competition swimming can vary from 50 metres in a pool to much further distances in open water.

As well as being fun, swimming is a great way to keep fit. Swimming is a healthy activity that you can continue for a lifetime. It is a low-impact activity that has many physical and mental health benefits and is advised even for children who have height deficits.

Our Coaches

Mahesh K. S.

Mr. Mahesh is a certified swimming instructor with certifications from NS NIS (Patiala), ASCA KSA (Bangalore), The University of Mysore and also from the Karnataka Swimming Association. Academically, he is an M.Com. graduate and was in the 13 KAR Battalion of the NCC for 3 years

He has almost a decade of experience in being a fulltime and parttime swimming pool administrator, swimming and PE coach in various clubs, schools and colleges in Mysore, Mandya, Tumkur and Kodagu Districts, and coached the KISA State Aquatic Meet in 2013. He has immense experience in not only being a brilliant swimming instructor but also in officiating numerous swimming competitions such as the District Level Dasara Swimming Competition in 2018 and 2019, Indo-Sri Lankan Competition Meet and All India Swimming Club Championship and Master Meet in 2017 just to name a few.

Swimming in India

Some of the Indian swimming champions are Virdhawal Vikram Khade who competed in the men's 50, 100, and 200 meters Freestyle swimming events at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, setting an Indian national record in 100 meters Freestyle. Khade won a bronze medal in the 50 meters butterfly category at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou; it was India's first Asian Games medal in swimming in 24 years. He was conferred with the Arjuna Award in 2011 by the Government of India.

India is proud of

Sajan Prakash created history on 8 February 2015 by winning 6 gold and 3 Silver medals and became the best athlete of the Indian National Games, held at Trivandrum, Kerala. He also represented India at the 2016 Rio Olympic games in 200 Meter butterfly.

Shikha Tandon is a champion swimmer from Bangalore, India. Tandon has won 146 national medals, and 36 medals in international competitions, including five gold medals.

Swimming Pool at ARC

ARC sports a Semi-Olympic swimming Pool with all facilities available.