Plus-Size Athletic Swimwear
Whether it's for
scuba diving, playing water
polo, racing, or simply doing laps in the pool
for exercise, sometimes basic athletic
is the perfect choice. Cuts and colors tend to
be conservative, although options other than
classic black are becoming more readily
available. Necklines are usually higher
while straps are often wider and constructed to
stay in place and add support.
Available in one-piece and swim separates,
athletic swimwear can include specialty features
like built-in long-line shorts or long sleeves.
Leg openings can be conservative or high,
depending on intended use. Options are available
in both plus and hard-to-find super sizes for
those enjoying active,
Health at Every Size
While the summer swim season sees more
options, those in need of athletic swimwear
generally swim or play water sports all year.
The following resources are available for all
twelve months of the year.
Home of basic, good
quality tank and maillot swimwear, some with
racer or butterfly backs and more modest leg
has added items such as rash guards in recent
years. Sizing here is some of the most
diverse with some swimsuits available in long
torso, in addition to women's size 2 to 26W.
Just My Size
regularly carries chlorine resistant bathing
suits with modest leg openings and cross backs
for active swimmers in size 14 to 32W.
often will list name brands such as Speedo in
larger sizes, in addition to an inventory of
items such as rash guards and aquatards in