Yes swimming is fun, but it goes far beyond that!   Aquatics can open up a gate of endless possibilities and help you discover a NEW WORLD!  Swimming is a healthy activity that you can continue for a lifetime. It is a low-impact activity that has many physical and mental health benefits.  Discover a new you by diving into the world of swimming!  Check out these 6 facts that you may not know about aquatics: Picture7

  1. Health Benefits:  The health benefits of swimming are numerous.  Swimming builds endurance, muscle strength and and trains your cardiovascular system.  As an added benefit, it provides a full body workout, as nearly all of your muscles are used during swimming.
  2. Psychological Benefits:  There are also several psychological benefits of swimming. Some of these benefits include: relaxing the mind, uplifting the spirit and releasing stress and tension.
  3. Recreational Benefits:  Being able to swim opens up a lot of recreational possibilities that wouldn’t be safe to practice otherwise: surfing, kayaking, boat fishing, and more.  Swimming is a great recreational activity itself for people of all ages.  Swimming could also be used as a competitive recreational option; this is great for an individual and team competitive environment.
  4. Reduce Physical Impact:  It is a low-impact exercise.  About 90% of your body’s weight is buoyant when you swim.  You are able to get a full body workout without putting strain on your joints from the impact that you would get from running or other exercises.
  5. Injury Rehabilitation Benefits:  Swimming is a perfect option for rehabbing injuries.  The low impact feature of swimming makes it an ideal activity for injured individuals.  You can use swimming as your regular workout View More: cardio) or you can take advantage of the wonders of aquatic therapy.
  6. ANYONE CAN DO IT!  Swimming is an activity that individuals from all walks of life can enjoy – regardless of your fitness level, age, gender, or even disability, swimming has a benefit for you!

Discover your NEW WORLD in aquatics today!