logo

Whats Hot!


Join Our Mailing List

Follow BKS!

 

Parents

A Swimmer’s Journey: The Importance of Community

Children are filled with promise. They are brimming with excitement, determination, fearlessness, and in many cases, wildly overconfident. I’ve yet to encounter a child who doesn’t light up with joy at the sight of a water park. But, in the midst of this unbridled excitement,...

Meet Swim Dad and Fitness Expert Joseph Koroma

Swim Dad extraordinaire and professional fitness expert Joseph S. Koroma Jr. is all about health and fitness.  Whether it’s training a professional athlete or helping a new mom get her mojo back, the owner of fitness company, MaxFit LLC, loves helping people get strong and in shape....

Summer Swim Team Scholarships Available NOW!

Black Kids Swim was created to increase the number of Black competitive swimmers. We believe joining a summer swim team is the perfect way for kids to have a great time while they explore the world of competitive swimming. The Black Kids Swim Summer Swim Team Scholarship...

Diversity in Swimming

Diversity in Swimming does not exist. That’s not my opinion, that is an observable fact. Juan Caraveo called the 2016 US Olympic swim team “the most diverse yet”. Caraveo is a sports diversity and inclusion consultant for USA Swimming. However, out of 47 swimmers, only...

2019 Black Kids Swim Challenge

Join the 2019 Black Kids Swim Challenge! Black Kids Swim needs your help to change the relationship between the Black community and the water.  Join us and start 2019 with a commitment to increase the number of Black swimmers.  As a community, we can permanently change...

Your Scholar Athlete and the PSAT

Congratulations! Your scholar athlete just completed the PSAT. The PSATⓇ is a helpful planning tool for high school juniors. It allows students to identify their strengths and weaknesses as well as develop a personal testing timeline. Results will be available around mid-December. What steps should...

Help Build the “BKS Find a Swim Team” Database

We hear it every day "My kid is the only one on their swim team."Black children who enjoy the sport of competitive swimming are frequently the only one on their team and one of very few at swim meets. This may, unfortunately, lead to isolation,...

Summer Swim Team Scholarships Available NOW!

Black Kids Swim was created to increase the number of Black competitive swimmers. We believe joining a summer swim team is the perfect way for kids to have a great time while they explore the world of competitive swimming. The Black Kids Swim Summer Swim Team Scholarship...

the-blog

Join Our Community!

For great stories, family support and product discounts!