Whats so good about swimming, you ask?

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IT's never to late to start and your never to young to develop a friendly relationship with water.

There are so many wonderful benefits to swimming!  Take a look below to find out why swimming is not only good for fitness, but your health and wellbeing too. 

Benefits of swimming

  • keeps your heart rate up but takes some of the impact stress off your body
  • builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness
  • helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart and lungs
  • tones muscles and builds strength
  • provides an all-over body workout, as nearly all of your muscles are used during swimming.
  • reduces inflammation
  • being a relaxing and peaceful form of exercise
  • alleviating stress
  • improving coordination, balance and posture
  • improving flexibility
  • providing good low-impact therapy for some injuries and conditions
  • providing a pleasant way to cool down on a hot day
  • being available in many places – you can swim in swimming pools, beaches, lakes, dams and rivers. Make sure that the environment you choose to swim in is safe.

Particular benefits for Babies:

  • Balance & stability development 
  • Muscle tone and strength 
  • Motor skill development 
  • Joint exercise & flexibility 
  • Language & cognitive skills 
  • Improved spatial awareness 
  • Sharing skills & turn taking

Particular benefits for Preschoolers:

  • Balance & stability development 
  • Muscle tone and strength 
  • Motor skill development 
  • Joint exercise & flexibility 
  • Language & cognitive skills 
  • Improved spatial awareness 
  • Sharing skills & turn taking

Particular benefits for School Age Children:

  • Improve water confidence 
  • Develop strong swimming technique
  • Learn critical water safety skills
  • Provides exercise for a healthy lifestyle

Particular benefits for Adults:

  • Improves swimming technique
  • Boosts water confidence 
  • Low impact total body workout
  • Provides exercise for a health lifestyle
  • An opportunity to meet new people and socialise