Lyric has a built in water repellent, which makes it possible to shower with the device. But when you want to dive into the water and submerge your head, water resistance may not be enough. New York Hearing Associates’ recommends using custom swim plugs designed by your audiologist to protect your Lyrics when under water swimming. Most patients enjoy casual swimming exercises without swim plugs successfully. However, for those competitor swimmers or worriers, rest assured that our patients have been successful in maintaining their hearing and active lifestyle with this simple solution.