The strike by CUPE 1393 at the University of Windsor has forced some competitive swimmers out of their practice pool.

Instead of swimming at the pool at the St. Denis Centre, the Windsor-Essex Swim Team is crammed them into a pool at Riverside Secondary School.

Swimmer Lena Li said it's too crowded.

"I have kicked quite a few people and people have actually kicked me in the head," Li said. "It's pretty violent sometimes."

Some parents worry their kids will lose athletic scholarships if the strike doesn't end soon.

One Windsor dad is worried the strike will cost his daughter an athletic scholarship to a school in the U.S.

Brian Lane's daughter is a swimmer affected by the strike.

When CUPE Local 1393 went on strike, the pool and the Forge Fitness Centre shut down.

Lane said his daughter and other members of the team aren't getting proper conditioning and it will effect their swim times.

"Times are very important when schools in the States look at our swimmers. Right now, because of the number of kids we have in the pool, and we're sharing time with other kids that should have this pool, they're not getting good workouts that they need," Lane said.

The swim team said it also has eliminated its dry-land training.