This site was created by fat folks who love to swim, for fat swimmers and our friends and allies. The intention of this site is to celebrate our fat bodies, promote the joy of swimming and other aquatic activities, and support fat folks of all genders and abilities to find safe, accessible places to be ourselves and have a great time in the water. We welcome feedback and contributions from other fat swimmers!

Is there a place you love to get in the water?
Let us know!

Looking for swim buddies in your area?
Check out Connect – Find a Buddy!

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Thanks to floridaflamingays.tumblr.com, Celeste R. Meyer and the Padded Lilies for letting us use their photos, and to everyone for adding info about their favorite swimming resources.


3 responses to “Welcome!

  1. Marty Hale-Evans

    Great resource! A suggestion, although I’m not sure how to set this up: wouldn’t it be great to have an area where would-be fat swimmers can find each other to form new groups? I’m sure I’m not the only one who would love to find allies in the area to possibly start swimming with, but have no idea how to get started. Thanks again, and keep up the good work!


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