Health Benefits

  • Knowing how to swim significantly decreases the risk of drowning. Drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in the nation.
  • Swimming delays the physical indicators of aging up to twenty years. If there is a fountain of youth in the world, it is swimming.
  • Swimming is the best cardio-vascular workout of any sport and cardio-vascular exercise is linked to improved academic performance.
  • Swimming improves brain health as you age by decreasing brain atrophy and shrinkage resulting in improved thinking and memory abilities.
  • Swimming is low-impact.
  • Swimming does not cause head injuries.
  • Swimming reduces stress, depression and anxiety.
  • Swimming improves flexibility and works every muscle in the body.
  • Swimming reduces chronic pain, particularly from arthritis.
  • Swimming develops lung capacity and helps stretch the breathing process of those with asthma.
  • Swimming is a physical activity you can enjoy throughout life.