Swimming Awards

free printable swimming awards with a picture of 4 of these awards available on the site
Swimming Certificates

A variety of free printable swimming certificates.

swimming certificate with image of water in the background which looks like a pool
Description: Pool background with a close-up of the water

sport award with a blue border and blue swimming goggles
Award Description: Swimming certificate with a blue border and blue goggles

swimming award with a grey border, red ribbon and a picture of black goggles
Description: Grey border with a red award ribbon and black swimming goggles

Printable swimming certificate with a green border and yellow ribbon on the left side
Award Description: Swimming certificate template with a green background and a yellow ribbon

formal certificate with gold border and gold ribbon
Description: Swimming award with a gold border and a gold ribbon

certificate with black border and red ribbon
Description: Swimming award certificate with a black border and a red ribbon

What can these swimming certificates be awarded for?

  • Swim lesson certificates
  • Swim team awards
  • Participation
  • First, second and third place in a competitive swim meet or even a competition at home
  • Personal best time
  • Season-best time
  • Winning a heat
  • Finishing in the top three or top five
  • Learning how to swim breaststroke, freestyle, backstroke and/or butterfly
  • Performing all four strokes (breaststroke, freestyle, backstroke, butterfly) correctly
  • Overcoming a fear of water and learning to swim

How to help kids overcome a fear of water?

Award certificates together with positive encouragement are great tools to overcome a fear a water and encourage kids to give swimming a chance!

Award certificates can be used for children who are trying to overcome a fear of water and are learning to swim. Use them to encourage and motivate them and to boost their confidence. In addition to the printable certificate don’t forget to complement the child for his efforts. Encouraging words from parents and the coach can help the child overcome any fear and learn to swim. Often, once they start learning and realize how much fun it can be and how much positive reinforcement they are receiveing they change their attitude and start enjoying swimming. Initially, you might need to encourage and award kids for just getting into the water but once they feel like their effort has been recognized then they might be more open to learning and gain water confidence.

How to Add a Photo

You can add a photo of the swimmer or of the swim team. Select the template that you will be using and open the certificate maker. Click on the image icon to add a photo. A photo in portrait landscape is the most suitable for these awards. You can place it on the side.




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