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Tingting Athletics

The Original sPARKA | Swim Parka

The Original sPARKA | Swim Parka

Regular price $295.00 CAD
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This gender-neutral parka is a cozy swimsuit cover-up. Warm, protective, and convenient. It's our favorite way to warm up! Wrap it around you and go "ahhhhh" :) 

The parka has 2 outside pockets for your swim cap, goggles, and snacks, and an inside below-the-chest pocket for your wallet or phone. It has a velvety-soft fleece lining made from recycled polyester. It is absorbent, quick drying, and lightweight. The wind and water-resistant shell protects you from the rain showers and wind gusts. The snug hood, full front zipper, and ribbed cuffs hold in heat. 

Features:

  • thigh-length
  • wind and water resistant shell + DWR coating
  • fully fleece-lined
  • snug hood
  • two big pockets
  • one inside pocket
  • soft ribbed cuffs and hem
  • a full-length two-way zipper
  • discreet reflective logo

Weatherproof Fabric + Water Repellent Coating

Outer shell: 

  • Face: 94% polyester, 6% spandex
  • Back: 100% polyester
  • Membrane: 100% polyurethane
  • Durable water repellent finish on face
Fleece lining: 100% recycled polyester

Exclusive of trimming

Relaxed Fit, Thigh Length

Relaxed fit feels comfortable and allows room for layering.

Coat hem circumference is:

  • 37" for S
  • 39" for M
  • 41" for L

The coat hem circumference is measured all around the bottom opening of the garment. The ribbing (stretchy fabric) in the hem will allow it to stretch a few inches.

Care Instructions

  • Machine wash cold
  • Wash with like colors
  • Close zipper
  • Wash inside out
  • Use laundry net
  • Hang to dry
  • Do not bleach
  • Do not iron
  • Do not dry clean
  • Wash regularly to maintain water repellency. To reactivate DWR, tumble dry on low heat for 20 mins.

Shipping & Returns

We ship to Canada and US. More info.

We have a 30-day Return Policy. More info.

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Things we considered when designing our sPARKA

Sustainable Materials

  • The fabrics we use are made with low-impact fiber reactive dyes, which are free from heavy metals, chemical mordants, and azo dyes.
  • The dyeing cycle is shorter than for conventional dying processes, resulting in lower water, salt, and chemicals requirements.
  • Polyester and recycled polyester fabrics are durable, wrinkle-resistant, and easy to care for.

Long Lasting Design

  • The sPARKA is constructed using quality durable materials, by our experienced manufacturing partner.
  • We use polyester and recycled polyester fabrics, which are long lasting materials. The small amount of spandex blended with polyester in the shell fabric helps with shape retention.
  • We've designed a thigh length parka with a full length two-way separating zipper supplied by YKK Canada. You can open the bottom slider for walking to reduce the stress load on the zipper and help extend its lifespan.

How To Prolong Your sPARKA's Lifespan

  • We encourage you to follow the easy care instructions.
  • By decreasing washes and line drying, you can conserve water and energy.
5.0
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
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6 reviews
  • A
    Albert
    Verified Reviewer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 months ago
    Good for everyday use!

    I’ve worn my sPARKA on my morning walks over the past winter. It kept me warm on windy sunny days (5-6 degrees), and kept me dry on rainy days. The hood is perfect as it doesn’t restrict my vision. The sPARKA is thigh length and has a full front zipper that could unzip from the bottom, so it doesn’t limit my stride and makes it comfortable for walking.

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    Tingting Athletics
    2 months ago

    Thanks for your review Albert! Glad you like your sPARKA for those chilly morning walks. Keep it up!

  • MK
    Mark K.
    Verified Reviewer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 months ago
    Perfect for swim meets and looks cool

    I have been wearing my sPARKA for a few months now and absolutely love it. It keeps me warm during swim meets and the pockets are perfect to hold goggles and cap etc. I like the length of the sPARKA that goes down to the thigh. This looks and feels so much better than the old-school swim parka which is more like a sleeping bag. Love the look and feel of this modern, versatile parka.

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    Tingting Athletics
    4 months ago

    Hi Mark! So glad to hear that you're loving it. Thanks so much for taking the time to review our sPARKA. Stay warm and swim fast!

  • L
    Leo
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 months ago
    Nice!

    Standard features of warm lining and waterproof shell for a swim parka. What really stands out is how luxurious it feels with the outer fabric (maybe it is the weight?) and the details like the elastic at the cuff and the bottom. Plus I just like to stand out wearing white and having a swim parka that doesn't look like one.

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    Tingting Athletics
    5 months ago
    Hey Leo, thanks for appreciating the details!! We feel so special in white too! We love the feel of the outer fabric and its functionality! Check this out : https://tingtingathletics.com/blogs/news/cleaning-your-white-swim-parka. Happy swimming!
  • B
    Bronwyn
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    6 months ago
    Great jacket for going to and from the pool!

    A can-do-all jacket perfect for throwing on during transit. It can handle any conditions, and negates having to lug multiple layers to the pool - especially in the winter when it can get cold outside. Also, LOVE the deep pockets that can actually fit everything. Works perfect!

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    Tingting Athletics
    5 months ago
    Hi Bronwyn! So glad that you love your swim parka. Yes! It makes dressing and packing for the swim much lighter and faster! Thanks so much for your kind words. Have an awesome 2024 with lots of swimming, biking, and running 😊.
  • G
    Gindia
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 year ago
    High Quality and Beautiful - My Go-To Winter Parka

    I bought a white sPARKA from Tingting Athletics, and I’m so happy with it! They handled my order with care and delivered it quickly. My sPARKA was bundled up with a sustainable ribbon, which was so cute that I didn’t want to untie it. The coat is stylish in photos and even better in person! My default coat color is black, and I can’t believe how refreshing it is to sport an optic white parka. The quality is outstanding as well. I love it! Since it’s lined and waterproof, this is definitely my go-to winter parka.

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    Tingting Athletics
    1 year ago
    Hi Gindia, so glad you love it. Thanks so much for your kind words! Means the world to us 🙏
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