Swimwear and flotation equipment for special needs

Swimming can offer many benefits to people of all ages and abilities. However, it can be a challenging activity if the swimmer has special needs to consider, including incontinence. Splash About’s range of specially designed swimwear and equipment has been developed to help people with disabilities to get into the pool.

Incontinence swimwear—adults and children

Flotation devices—adults and children

Incontinence swimwear—who is it designed for and what can it do?

Incontinence can be a huge challenge for people who suffer from it. However, it is well documented by experts that the benefits of swimming outweigh the difficulties, which is why we have created our range of incontinence swimwear.

We’ve designed this swimwear for children, teenagers, men and women. Our designs range from the discreet—such as the Splash Shorts, which can be hidden beneath standard swimming costumes—to sleek sporty designs like our Jammers.

These comfortable and stylish garments protect against faecal leaks entering the pool water, giving swimmers and carers peace of mind.

Jammers—incontinence swim pants for children and adults

  • Offers protection from faecal incontinence in a stylish, sporty design which is great for teens.
  • Offers a snug yet comfortable fit
  • Made from neoprene with a medical grade silicone around the thigh opening, to create a gentle but snug seal
  • Discreet design—look exactly like standard swim shorts
  • UPF 50+ sun protection
  • Unisex design in sporty colours
  • Available for children and adults

Size guide

Adults:

 

Waist

Thigh

Length

Extra small

56 – 68 cm

35 – 43 cm

38cm

Small

62 – 70 cm

40 – 47 cm

40 cm

Medium

68 – 78 cm

43 – 51 cm

42 cm

Large

76 – 80 cm

47 – 55 cm

44 cm

Extra Large

88 – 104 cm

50 – 60 cm

46 cm

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Children:

Size

Age

Small

5–6 years

Medium

6–7 years

Large

7–8 years

Adult and child Jammers

Available from: £16.99

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Splash Shorts—a swim nappy for your older child or a discreet undergarment for adults

  • Designed to prevent faecal leaks
  • Single layer of thickness means they can be worn under a swimming costume without appearing bulky
  • Made from soft neoprene, with a comfortable yet snug ribs at the waist and legs create a seal against faecal leaks
  • Available in adult and child sizes

Size guide

Adults:

 

Waist

Thigh

Small

58 – 55 cm

33 – 48 cm

Medium

66 – 72 cm

35 – 50 cm

Large

69 – 82 cm

40 – 60 cm

Extra large

84 – 98 cm

54 – 66 cm

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Children:

Size

Age

Small

4–6 years

Medium

6–8 years

Large

8–10 years

Adult and child Splash Shorts

Available from £12.99

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Splash Costume—a swimming costume for adults and children with incontinence splash shorts built in to protect against faecal leaks

  • Offers the same protection as Splash Shorts but in a sleek costume
  • The entire costume incorporates our Happy Nappy technology, meaning discreet incontinence protection at all times
  • Comfortable fit
  • Strong yet supple
  • Resistant to chlorine
  • Easy to clean
  • Designed for both children and adults

Size guide

Adults:

 

Chest

Waist

Thigh

Small

76 – 84 cm

70 – 72 cm

34 – 48 cm

Medium

77 – 86 cm

75 – 78 cm

38 – 50 cm

Large

80 – 96 cm

75 – 84 cm

40 – 52 cm

Extra large

88 – 102 cm

91 – 94 cm

43 – 60 cm

Adult and child Splash Costume

Available form: £19.99

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Flotation swimwear and equipment—who is it designed for and what can it do?

There are many documented advantages to learning how to swim, including  the soothing, sensory nature of the water and the relief it provides to aches, stiff joints and spasticity. Flotation devices can benefit a variety special needs, such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and Down’s syndrome. Professional bodies and medical experts believe that everyone should be able to take part in swimming, working with industry leaders we have designed flotation devices both for children and young adults.

Learn To Swim Float Jacket

Our Learn To Swim Float Jacket is made from premium-quality, soft neoprene. Its 16 built-in floats can be tailored to provide the correct amount of buoyancy for the user’s needs. These floats are removed as the user becomes more confident and more able to float in the water.

The jacket offers a snug fit and has a chunky zip for added security and comfort.

Size guide

Size

Age

Small

1–3 years

Medium

3–6 years

Large

6–10 years

Extra large

10–14 years

Fings flotation devices

Invented by swimming experts, Fings is a revolutionary flotation device that keep children and young adults buoyant, while allowing them to move their arms and legs freely. It is designed to fit around the chest and under the arms, ensuring the user is positioned as naturally as possible in the water.

Fings is great for those who want to enjoy the pleasures of the pool but need that extra floatation support.

Size guide

Size

Age

Small

3–15 months

Medium

15 months–3 years

Large

3–6 years

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