I had forgotten I had purchased these swim leggings for my daughter a few years ago. She pulled out her old pair (which fit - like capri pants now) and loved them so much, I came back and bought these same leggings in the correct size that goes from waist to ankle. It's great for day camp where she's exposed to the elements (mosquitos!), all day. After playing in the stream, she can still keep them on comfortably to go hiking. I really appreciate the quick-dry properties. The only down-size is that the dye in the pants bleeds. Make sure to hand-wash separately for the first few washes. It is well worth the trouble!