Health Benefits of Swimming in the Winter

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When the weather is colder it’s a great time to swim! Swimming in a heated pool have many benefits, inducing:

  • Keep the winter bugs away
    Swimming in the winter keeps you healthy and your immune system strong. With the added lung capacity it’s easier for your body to fight viruses and bacteria.
  • Helps to maintain and build confidence
    It is important to continue your swimming practice during the winter as kids can lose their confidence if they are not consistent. Their fear for the water can return. Repetition is key.
  • Safety
    When the winter is over your kids will want to swim again and if they did not continue with their lessons they are not water safe anymore. Swim in the winter to be ready for summer.
  • Relaxes Muscles and Joints
    The warm water from the Indoor Heated Pool is soothing on the joints and can help reduce pain.
  • Improves Blood Circulation
    Indoor Heated pools allow us to continue our swimming exercise routine no matter the weather. Swimming is a great way to improve blood circulation during the winter.
  • Relieves Stress
    The warm water is soothing and helps us to relax. Swimming during the winter can help you combat depression and seasonal effective disorder.
  • Improve Breathing
    If you experience respiratory problems or want to improve your lung capacity, swimming in a heated pool can help. Swimming is a great way to improve lung capacity.
  • Boosts your mood
    Swimming has been proven to assist with brain development, coordination, motor skills, concentration, academic performance and balance. Regular exercise is proven to be beneficial for your for your classroom work. A few months out of the water can cause a decline in performance.

We offer swimming off-peak if you want to swim in your own time or contact us to book a Learn to Swim Class for babies, kids and adults.

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