10 Reasons You Should Learn How To Swim

1     Safety
According to the Center for Disease Control, “Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Of these, two are children aged 14 or younger. Drowning is the sixth leading cause of unintentional injury death for people of all ages, and the second leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 14 years.” 
2    Fun
Swimming is an enjoyable activity that can be done at any age!
3    Exercise
Keep fit by swimming laps or trying aqua aerobics.
4    Opportunity
You need to know how to swim if you want to go boating, kayaking, canoeing,
snorkeling, go to the beach, tubing, water skiing, surfing, or sailing.
5    Experience
Swimming is one more thing to make you a well-rounded individual.
6    Health
Swimming is a great way to keep your heart and body healthy.
7    Life-Long Skill
No matter what age, swimming is a skill you will always use.   
Safety, exercise, or opportunity.
8    Employment
Lifeguarding or teaching swim lessons to others. UVAC now trains lifeguards   
and swim instructors.
9    Leisure
Relaxing way to detach from your crazy world for a little while.
10  Competition
Push yourself and compete against others to improve your
endurance and ability. Check out UVAC’s Master’s Program or AdultSwim Lessons!
Register now for swim lessons at uvacswim.org.
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