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Review of Instructional Swim Belt
4.40 stars Very Good Form 123 Reviews
Reviewed on: June 02, 2014 Author:
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Pros & Cons


  • Good floatation device for swim training or aqua aerobics
  • Soft and comfortable blocks
  • Does not absorb water, chip or break
  • Buckles on and tightens easily
  • Floats midsection nicely and alleviates pressure on back
  • Doesn't interfere with snorkel and dive
  • Reasonable price


  • Doesn't allow children to just float
  • May be a bit uncomfortable
Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Instructional Swim Belt. The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.40 stars, and the price range is $10.49-416.90.

Water Gear's Instructional Swim Belt is a good swimming aid especially for kids who are just starting to learn how to swim. It is great for beginners to help and reinforce their learning. This belt helps with balance inside the water and also help keep your kids' midsection and head above the water nicely. Beginners can learn to swim quickly with this  instructional swim belt as it provides with increased buoyancy and confidence. It may also be used for aqua aerobics. The belt buckles on and tightens easily. It is made of soft, comfortable closed cell EVA foam that does not chip, break or absorb water.

However, some users did not like this belt since it does not help with floating very well. It can also be uncomfortable for some swimmers.

Overall, the Instructional Swim Belt from Water Gear is a good swimming aid. It is liked and highly rated by most users. The product is good quality and reasonable priced.

User Voice
Instructional Swim Belt
Great product to help beginning swimmers Helps float and keep balance Comfortable to wear Good for swimming classes
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
4.00 stars
11 Reviews See Details
May be uncomfortable for some kids Need adult supervision when kids use this belt Helps reinforce learning to swim Doesn't allow children to just float
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
4.00 stars
14 Reviews See Details
Right price Seems to work well Feels safe Doesn't interfere with snorkel and dive
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
4.50 stars
20 Reviews See Details
Better than arm floaters Keeps head above water Helps keep correct body position
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.50 stars
22 Reviews See Details
Floats are made of durable foam Nylon belt is stitched well and holds up well Floats midsection nicely Alleviates some pressure on nerves in back
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
4.50 stars
30 Reviews See Details
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