# What is lap swim?

lap swim is swimming from the starting place of the pool up to the other end of the pool. . .

### How long does it take to swim 32 laps in a 25 yard pool?

A lap is defined as swiming up and back, or a total of 50 yards in a 25 yard pool. Most good swimmers can swim one lap in uder 30 seconds. When swimming 50 yards 32 times in a row most good swimmers would average under 50 seconds a lap. Meaning an avage good swimmer can swim 32 laps in about 26 minutes.

### How long is a lap?

A lap can be either 25 meters or 50 meters. In the Olympics and major National events the swim 'long course' which means the pool is 50 meters in length. However, there are still short course swim meets and the pool is only 25 meters. If you are talking about a track lap, it is 400meters! 25 METERS IT NOT THAT LONG. BUT WHEN YOU GET INTO IT YOU GET USED TO DOING MORE LAPS!!!

### How many pool laps to swim 437 yards?

This can be determined by dividing the total distance to be swum by the distance of one lap. For example: For a short course pool of 25 yards, one lap is the distance from one end of the pool to the other and back. One lap in this pool is 50 yards. Therefore, dividing the total distance to be swum by the length of one lap, we get, 437/50=8.74 laps so it takes 8.74 laps…

### Calories burned in swimming a lap?

This depends on a few factors. A 75 kilogram or 165 pound person will burn between 628 (slow freestyle) and 864 (fast freestyle) Calories per hour of swimming, depending on how fast they swim. However, assuming it takes you 30 seconds to swim a lap of a 50 metre pool, you would do 100 laps in 60 minutes. This speed is faster than slow, but slower than fast, so you'd burn about 700 Calories per…

### How many laps do you have to swim in a 500 yard race?

You have to swim 20 laps of the pool in a 500 yard race. One lap is considered one length of the pool, or 25 yards. In the 500, you are allowed a counter. The counter sits at the far end of the pool and shows you how many laps you have swum. The counter will show up to the number 17, then on the 19th lap, he or she will show a red sign.

### How long is a lap in Olympic swim meet?

To begin with, Olympic swimming competitions occur in pools that are 50 meters long -- in swimming parlance, a "long course meters" or LCM pool. Now, as to the definition of a "lap"--that's a matter of (frequent) argument. The strict definition of "lap" would suggest it's 2 lengths, but the reality is that most of the general public really means just a single length. It is for this very reason that you'll almost never hear…