To track your unguided pool swim with Garmin and Apple Watch devices, just tap START and swim! The more Workouts you log in the app, the more it acts as your go-to hub to track your progress, see your stats, and to share your Workouts with friends!

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How To Track An Unguided Swim

With MySwimPro you can track and log unguided swims using any Garmin watch or Apple Watch series 2 and above.

Apple Watch

To track an unguided pool swim with an Apple Watch:

  1. Open the MySwimPro watch app

  2. Tap Pool Swim

  3. Confirm your pool size

  4. Tap Start Workout

  5. Swim!

  6. When you finish your Workout, open the menu by spinning the watch crown and swiping the screen left to right

  7. Tap End

  8. Tap Save to save the Workout to your Profile

To track an open water swim with an Apple Watch:

  1. Open the MySwimPro watch app

  2. Tap Open Water on the main menu of your Apple Watch.

  3. Check your location accuracy and wait for it to switch to "best"

  4. Tap Start Workout and swim!

  5. When you finish your Workout, open the menu by spinning the crown and swiping the screen left to right

  6. Tap End

  7. Tap Save to save the Workout to your Profile

Garmin Watch

To track an unguided pool or open water swim with a Garmin watch:

  1. Find the Garmin Pool Swim or Open Water widget on your Garmin device

  2. Choose your Preferred Pool Distance (skip this step if open water)

  3. Swim!

  4. Save activity

Make sure you have Garmin Sync enabled in MySwimPro, then use the default Garmin swimming functionality when you swim. MySwimPro will do its best to automatically detect sets, and will log stroke counts, SWOLF, and more! For guided workouts on Garmin, check out our Connect IQ app!

Tracking Drills & Kicking in Unguided Swims

You can use Drill Mode during any open (unguided) swim to add in a kick or drill Set that the Apple Watch would normally not be able to track. To use Drill Mode, you need to enter Drill Mode, perform the kick or drill Set, then exit Drill Mode.

To Enter Drill Mode:

  1. Spin the digital crown to disable water lock

  2. Swipe right to show the menu

  3. Tap on Drill Mode

To Exit Drill Mode:

  1. Spin the digital crown to disable water lock

  2. Swipe right to show the menu

  3. Tap on End Drill Mode

  4. Enter your total kick/drill distance

  5. Tap OK and resume your Swim Workout

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