GPS Swimming Smartwatch for the Pool and Open Water
Monitors underwater wrist-based heart rate¹ during swim activities
Pool swim mode: records distance, pace, stroke count, stroke type and SWOLF (gauges swimming efficiency)
Open-water swim mode: uses built-in GPS for swims in lakes, oceans or rivers; records distance, pace, stroke count, SWOLF, stroke rate and stroke distance
Offers advanced features for staying on pace, logging drills and more
Includes free online analysis, custom workout creation, storage and sharing on Garmin Connect™ online community
Battery life: up to 7 days in smartwatch mode, 13 hours in GPS and optical heart rate (OHR) mode and 72 hours in pool and OHR mode
Swim anywhere, train everywhere with Garmin Swim 2, the GPS swimming smartwatch. Use it in the pool or in open water to monitor your underwater heart rate at the wrist¹ and to make sure you’re on track by recording distance, pace, stroke count, stroke type and distance per stroke. All you need to do is add water.
In The Box:
Garmin Swim 2
Underwater Wrist-based Heart Rate
Garmin Swim 2 with Elevate™ heart rate technology measures heart rate at the wrist 24/7, including during swim activities. Glance at your heart rate in real time as you swim, check out your average and max values during rests, then analyze your heart rate post-swim on Garmin Connect.
Pool and Open Water
Where there’s water, this watch works to track your workout. Using built-in GPS, you can train in lakes, oceans and rivers while recording distance, pace, stroke count, stroke rate, stroke distance and SWOLF score to gauge swimming efficiency. If swimming in the pool is your preference, take advantage of all that and advanced pool features, including a new auto rest feature that tracks your rests and swim intervals automatically — no button presses required.
Advanced Swim Features
Advanced training deserves advanced features, which is why we added even more to the Garmin Swim 2 smartwatch. Critical Swim Speed approximates your anaerobic threshold speed, and you can use it to guide your training and track your progress. Turn-based pacing alerts make it easy to stay on target and meet goals. Drill logging enables you to track time and distance for drills such as kicking, one-arm swimming, or sculling drills. And when you need a break, Garmin Swim 2 lets you track your rests with two types of rest timers.
Designed for Water
Garmin Swim 2 was designed to never slow you down in the water — it’s slim and lightweight. The always-on, full-color Garmin Chroma Display™ technology that makes it easy to read, even in direct sunlight. With its reliable five-button interface, you can easily start workouts, view different data, log drills or change your settings without worry of water interfering. right on your watch, when paired with a compatible smartphone.
Get your swim in without leaving important smart features behind. Once paired with your compatible smartphone, you can stay connected with smart notifications and automatic uploads to the Garmin Connect online community. The app allows you to see detailed metrics and track your progress over time. You can also share your workout data with your coaches, workout buddies or friends and family.
Beyond its swimming capabilities, the Garmin Swim 2 smartwatch offers wellness monitoring features and fitness tracking, which make it great for all-day wear. Features such as all-day stress tracking and advanced sleep monitoring help swimmers manage their overall health by providing crucial insights that can be used to maximize their training. Set move goals, track steps, monitor body battery, perform guided breathing, and use it to track workouts — including cycling and running — out of the water.
chemically strengthened glass
42 x 42 x 11.4 mm
Fits wrists with a circumference of 129-197 mm
Larger replacement bands are available as an optional accessory. Large bands fit wrists with a circumference of 151 - 219 mm
1.04" (26.3 mm) diameter
208 x 208 pixels
sunlight-visible, transflective memory-in-pixel (MIP)
Smartwatch mode: Up to 7 days
GPS mode: Up to 13 hours
Pool and OHR mode: up to 72 hours
Swim, 5 ATM
50 hours of activity data
AVAILABLE SWIM PROFILES
Pool Swimming, Open Water Swimming
OPEN-WATER SWIM METRICS (DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT/RATE, STROKE DISTANCE, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES)
POOL SWIM METRICS (LENGTHS, DISTANCE, PACE, STROKE COUNT, SWIM EFFICIENCY (SWOLF), CALORIES)
STROKE TYPE DETECTION (FREESTYLE, BACKSTROKE, BREASTSTROKE, BUTTERFLY) (POOL SWIM ONLY)
DRILL LOGGING (POOL SWIM ONLY)
BASIC REST TIMER (UP FROM 0) (POOL SWIM ONLY)
"REPEAT ON" REST TIMER (POOL SWIM ONLY)
AUTO REST (POOL SWIM ONLY)
TIME AND DISTANCE ALERTS
PACING ALERTS (POOL SWIM ONLY)
COUNTDOWN START (POOL SWIM ONLY)
POOL SWIM WORKOUTS
CRITICAL SWIM SPEED
UNDERWATER WRIST-BASED HEART RATE
HEART RATE FROM EXTERNAL HRM (REAL-TIME DURING RESTS, INTERVAL AND SESSION STATS DURING RESTS, AND AUTOMATIC HEART RATE DOWNLOAD POST-SWIM)
GPS TIME SYNC
AUTOMATIC DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
CONNECT IQ™ (DOWNLOADABLE WATCH FACES, DATA FIELDS, WIDGETS AND APPS) - (watch faces only)
CONTROLS SMARTPHONE MUSIC
FIND MY PHONE
FIND MY WATCH
SMARTPHONE COMPATIBILITY (iPhone®, Android™)
COMPATIBLE WITH GARMIN CONNECT™ MOBILE
ACTIVITY TRACKING FEATURES
MOVE BAR (DISPLAYS ON DEVICE AFTER A PERIOD OF INACTIVITY; WALK FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES TO RESET IT)
AUTO GOAL (LEARNS YOUR ACTIVITY LEVEL AND ASSIGNS A DAILY STEP GOAL)
SLEEP MONITORING (MONITORS TOTAL SLEEP AND PERIODS OF MOVEMENT OR RESTFUL SLEEP)
BODY BATTERY™ ENERGY MONITOR
ALL-DAY STRESS TRACKING
TRAINING, PLANNING AND ANALYSIS FEATURES
GPS SPEED AND DISTANCE
CUSTOMIZABLE DATA PAGES (swim only)
ADVANCED WORKOUTS (pool swim only)
TRAINING EFFECT (swim only)
TRAINING EFFECT (ANAEROBIC) (swim only)
TOUCH AND/OR BUTTON LOCK
ACTIVITY HISTORY ON WATCH
HEART RATE FEATURES
HR BROADCAST (BROADCASTS HR DATA OVER ANT+™ TO PAIRED DEVICES)
AVAILABLE RUN PROFILES
GPS-BASED DISTANCE, TIME AND PACE
AVAILABLE CYCLING PROFILES
Country of Origin
Made in Taiwan. Cable made in Taiwan or China.
Gift Box Dimensions
2.7” x 5.4” x 2.6” (6.8 cm x 13.7 cm x 6.7 cm)
Gift box weight
4.7 oz. (134 g)
Garmin Connect™ App
Revamped. Restyled. Rejuvenated. For real.
Colorful cards show your most important stats at a glance
Prep for 5K race day with Garmin Coach free training plans, which provide expert coaching and adapt based on your performance
Personalized dashboard only displays activities you do and stats you use
Compare current stats with last week’s daily averages by using the “Last 7 Days” view
Connect with other users for encouragement and compete in weekly or monthly challenges
The new Garmin Connect app makes it easier than ever to beat yesterday. Bold, colorful activity cards provide all your vital health statistics at a glance. Scroll down to easily compare today’s totals to past results, or tap in for more detailed information. Activities and other health measurements recorded by your device are presented in vivid detail. And the data you see is customized just for you and the way you move, without all the filler.
It’s in the Cards
Your activities just got a splash of color. Different colors represent all your activities, so you know what you’re looking at without even reading a title. You can even customize what cards will show up on your dashboard — making the Garmin Connect experience all about you and your goals.
Compare Your Stats
The “Last 7 Days” view shows you the averages of your steps, calories, sleep and more at a glance. You can compare your current stats and see how your day is shaping up, and even try to aim for higher averages this week.
Get a Personal Trainer, Right on Your Wrist
With Garmin Coach, your personal 5K running coach is always there to help you, both in Garmin Connect™ and on your watch. Choose your expert running coach and your 5K race goal. Then receive guidance every step of the way with a free training plan, which includes dynamic workouts selected for you. These workouts sync to your compatible Garmin watch¹ and will adjust based on your performance in the plan. Exceeding your expectations? Your plan can push you harder. Did you miss a workout? Your plan will keep you on track. It’s all free, and it’s only from Garmin.
See and Share From Anywhere
If you work out or compete with a Forerunner® running watch, Edge® cycling computer or fēnix® outdoor watch, all of the Garmin Connect data you rely on is right in the app. Examine the maps and stats from your individual activities or analyze your progress with charts and graphs. You can also upload data from any vívofit® series activity tracker or vívoactive® smartwatch to track your progress while you’re on the go. You’ll be able to keep tabs on your total steps and progress toward your goal, how long you’ve been sedentary, sleep patterns and more. You can even use the app with your Garmin golf watch to track your score or access previous scorecards to see what you shot the last time you played a specific hole.
Ready. Set. Go connect your device.
Garmin Connect Mobile unlocks the full potential of connected fitness devices. Upload data from your compatible device directly to Garmin Connect. Send courses and workouts right to your device. Let your friends and family follow your training and fitness activities in real time using the LiveTrack feature.
Smile. You’ve got Bluetooth®.
With Garmin Connect Mobile, it’s easy to pair many of the latest Garmin fitness/wellness devices with your compatible smartphone. You’ll get access to a wide range of Bluetooth wireless connectivity features, including weather alerts, call and text notifications, automatic data uploads for online sharing and much more. These Garmin mobile link features provide the go-anywhere access you need to help maintain a seamless connection between your workouts and your life.
Transfer Data From Your Old Tracker
If you’re just making the switch to a Garmin activity tracker — good news. We now have a way to fit a bit of your old tracker’s data right into your new one. You took all those steps, so bring them with you! It’s all done right through Garmin Connect.
¹Compatible with vívoactive 3 series, Forerunner 645, Forerunner 645 Music and Forerunner 935
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