Indoor Pools Make Winter Swimming Possible

Indoor Pools Make Winter Swimming Possible

Why Swimming isn’t just a Summer Sport

From Floaties Swimming School

When one thinks of winter sports, some things immediately come to mind:  Skating, Snowboarding, Skiing, Sledding, etc.  While swimming doesn’t come to the forefront of Winter sport and exercise activities, this post from Floaties Swimming School informs us that it probably should.  Not only does swimming in an indoor pool provide the best full body exercise available, it can prevent drowning, reduce stress, and provide low impact exercise for groups like the elderly.

Here is an excerpt from the post:

Summertime always brings the swimmers out due to the one of the biggest benefits of swimming, to cool you off! While being cool is a wonderful perk to swimming it is not the only thing to draw out the swimmer in each of us. No matter what age there are benefits to swimming on a regular basis. Listed below are some of the top reasons for different age ranges to keep swimming.

Infants and Toddlers

According to the CDC, “drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury and death for children ages 1-14.” We believe prevention is key to making the water a safer place for children. With proper lessons and exposure to the water at an early age children can be taught how to be safe in the water and potentially how to save themselves. While you may not own a pool there will inevitably be a time when your child is placed in a situation with water and it is best for them to be as prepared as possible.

Teens and Young Adults

In our busy lives it can be quite difficult for us to quiet down our minds and at times stress levels can make growing into a responsible adult extremely tough

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