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Colorado Time Systems Collaborates with SwimTopia to Streamline Meets

Colorado Time Systems, a PlayCore Company, and SwimTopia are working together to assist swim teams with running meets efficiently and economically.

Colorado Time Systems has created a rental program that allows swim teams to rent their Dolphin wireless timing system, with an option to buy after the season. The Dolphin rental program, together with SwimTopia’s 14-day free trial of Meet Maestro meet management software will provide an affordable option to safely conduct a sanctioned competition or virtual swim meet.

The Dolphin system is a completely wireless timing system and includes a start unit to give timers a synchronized start, thereby improving accuracy in the meet results. The rental program offers 12 wireless stopwatches, a start unit, and a base unit to transmit all of the times wirelessly back to Meet Maestro. 

Meet Maestro is SwimTopia’s meet management platform that is designed to simplify running swim meets with a sleek, easy-to-learn user interface. Meet Maestro integrates seamlessly with the CTS Dolphin wireless timing system, and is included in the cost of SwimTopia. If you don’t already use SwimTopia, simply start a 2-week free trial to access Meet Maestro and all you need to set up and run your swim meets.

“We are thankful for our partnership with SwimTopia as our values align to bring a cost-effective timing solution to teams who are getting back in the water,” said Rick Connell, Colorado Time Systems Vice President & General Manager. “It is important to us that we provide this option to help teams compete safely while being able to embrace competition again.”

“Meet Maestro offers teams an easy way to run virtual meets, and when combined with Colorado Time Systems’ Dolphin Wireless Stopwatches teams are able to streamline running their meets and remove the paper exchange from the pool deck, saving time and energy, and increasing safety. The pandemic has been a difficult time for everyone, and we’re pleased to be working with CTS to respond to the needs of swim teams around the country”, said Elli Overton, SwimTopia’s Director of Sales and Marketing.

Benefits of the CTS Dolphin Rental Program

Colorado Time Systems came up with the rental program in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Looking to make it as easy and affordable as possible for teams to run virtual meets, the main benefits of the rental program include:

Budget Friendly: CTS is offering two rental options, either per meet ($500), or for the season ($1200). There is no annual fee, and you have the option to purchase at the conclusion of your lease.  

Safe to Use: The Dolphin wireless system is UL Listed Equipment, designed to be used in an aquatic environment. There is no personal expense to your volunteers, and the Dolphin wireless system is Safe Sport compliant.  

Social Distancing: CTS Dolphin reduces the number of volunteers on deck by eliminating data runners. All of the timing data is transmitted wirelessly back to the timing table.

Learn More About the Dolphin System Rental Program

About Colorado Time Systems (CTS): Colorado Time Systems, a PlayCore company, has established a reputation for precision and innovation in swim timing equipment. Since 1972, premier aquatic facilities have chosen Colorado Time Systems for platinum quality timing, scoring and display systems. Learn more at

About SwimTopia: Launched in 2011 with a focus on ease-of-use and exceptional support, SwimTopia helps swim teams save time and increase fundraising with a modern, cloud-based software platform providing web content management, electronic commerce, online registration, volunteer coordination, team communications, online swim meet entries, meet management, and more. SwimTopia is the flagship product of Austin-based Team Topia Inc., a graduate of the Capital Factory startup incubator. Learn more at

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