Recreational swimming can provide you with a low-impact workout and it’s also a good way to relax and feel good. Common swimming styles in recreational swimming are breaststroke, backstroke, side stroke and freestyle.

Swimming is a good all-round fitness activity because it:

  • 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.
  • improves coordination, balance and posture.

Other than the “fitness benefits” swimming also has many other benefits including:

  • being a relaxing and peaceful form of exercise
  • alleviating stress
  • providing a pleasant way to cool down on a hot day

Swimming is a great recreational activity for people of all ages. So please, come along and enjouy our water.