Swimming Safety

Where Should You Take Your Family to Swim this Summer?

Swimming is a great way to cool off and have fun with your family in the hot summer sun. There are a variety of options when it comes to swimming that you’ll want to be aware of. Each of these locations has their advantages and disadvantages, so be sure that you pick the one that’s

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The Dangers of Public Swimming Pools

Public swimming pools can look harmless on the surface, but new research suggests that there are more infections than you might imagine. Since 2014, the number of infections from public pools has nearly doubled across the nation. As we quickly approach the summer, this number is sure to skyrocket even further. Scientists have found evidence

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How Sports Drinks Affect Swimming

Many people drink a sports beverage before they go swimming because they think that the beverage will improve their performance. However, a new study that was done by the Royal College of Pediatrics and Children’s Health has proven that sports drinks do not improve performance. The study involved 19 subjects who were between the ages

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Is Your Pool Water Making You Sick?

There is nothing more relaxing than taking a nice, cool dip in a swimming pool. If it’s a really hot day, then you can spend hours in the water. However, that crystal clear water may not be as clean as you think. Did you know that one gulp of pool water can leave you sick

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The Faux, Squishy, Swimming Manta Ray

https://www.theverge.com/2017/4/5/15196032/manta-ray-bot-robot-underwater-surveillance-swim   Swimming is a popular, cheap way of having fun, and also serves as a competitive sport. Families around the world have chosen swimming as an enjoyable method of relaxation, a challenging sport to challenge other in, and more affordable than most other forms of recreation or exercise. Not only humans can swim in

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US Swimming Working to Provide Affordable Swim Lessons

One of the most fun activities that a kid can do in the summertime is go swimming with family and friends. While it can be a great, and affordable, way to stay cool and have fun in the summer months, many people across the country are unable to provide their kids with the proper swim

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Why Swimming is the Best Exercise, Sport, and Relaxation Technique Around

https://sports.yahoo.com/news/omaha-host-olympic-swim-trials-4th-time-2020-163806985–spt.html   Spring and Summer are great times of year to go swimming. The water is warming up, finding creeks and pools is easy, and swimming is cheaper than nearly any other activity. Swimming beats out many other activities, in my opinion, due to its accessibility to everyone who is able bodied: even those without

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Take These Steps For Safe Swimming

Swimming is a fun activity to do during the summer. It is also a great way to get aerobic exercise. However, it is important for you to be safe while you are swimming because it does carry risks. Sunburn, swimmer’s ear and stomach bugs are some of the risks that are associated with swimming. The

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Park Rangers Discuss Swimming Safety During Memorial Day Weekend

Many people spend their Memorial Day weekend at the pool. However, pool time can be dangerous if the proper precautions are not taken. An 18-year-old drowned at the Pickwick Lake in Tennessee back in April. That is why park rangers are giving tips that will help people stay safe in the water.   Park rangers

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