Swimming Stars Make a Splash

Summer is here and to celebrate Swimming Australia is encouraging all Australians to revel in their love of the water and through the Australia Swims campaign pledge their swimming distances to swim a virtual lap around Australia from 19-28 January.

10 Reasons You Should be Swimming this Summer

1. A way to cool off from the scorching Australian summers

Australian summers are notorious for being hot, so why not hop in the pool or head to the beach for a quick and easy way to escape the heat?

2. It’s a great form of rehabilitation and recovery

Swimming is considered a low impact sport making it a great option for those with arthritis and other injuries. Water provides the body with buoyancy taking pressure off any injured areas and providing resistance making certain exercises more challenging.

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