We’re pleased to announce an exciting development in the SWIMTAG Challenge Feature.
As anyone who is familiar with SWIMTAG will know, users have been able to use our Challenge feature to virtually swim iconic routes, such as the English Channel or Strait of Gibraltar in the comfort of their own pool, with SWIMTAG plotting their progress on a virtual map.
Pools have also been able to set up Featured Challenges, inviting all SWIMTAG users to swim the same route at the same time, sometimes as part of a charity swim but often just for fun and we can even plot customised routes for pools who wish to virtually swim a local route.
We’ve now developed the feature even further, so challenges can be completed as a team and teams can even compete against each other to be the first to finish, so you could have Staff v Members, Swim Club v Triathlon Club, or you can just set up teams and have people choose based on their favourite colour!
And the teams don’t even have to be at the same pool. The “Pool Battle” feature means that sites with more than one pool can set up a race between the two centres and have them compete to be the first to finish.
Because the challenges will be easier to complete as part of a team, we’re adding lots more longer routes, such as the Panama Canal (78km) and the Niagara River (108km) with more to follow soon.
Existing pools who would like to set up the new challenge options are welcome to contact us for help.