How much distance is one lap of swimming?
The distance in one lap of swimming depends on which pool one is in. Competitive swimmers consider one lap to be one length. In the US, there are three types of pools used for competition. The first is called a 25 yard pool. It is 25 yards and is generally used in high school swimming and in club swimming during the winter season. Another type of pool is a 25 meter pool. It is generally used in the summer for club swimming. The final type of pool is called a 50 meter pool. It is the standard type used in club swimming during the summer. This type of pool is used at the Olympics.