UVAC Swimmers Shine at the January Jumpstart Meet in Greensboro

January 13-16 — On January 13-16, the Upper Valley Aquatic Club’s (UVAC) Senior Squad competed in the January Jumpstart Meet at the Greensboro Aquatic Center (GAC) in Greensboro, NC. The UVAC swim team is based out of the Upper Valley Aquatic Center in White River Junction, VT with additional practice sites at the Pico Fitness […]

Seven Reasons to Lift Weights That Have Nothing to Do With Building Muscle

By Tiffany Ayuda from POCKET MAGAZINE We hate to sound like a broken record, but it really is crucial to incorporate lifting weights into your workout regimen. In fact, when it comes to exercise for older adults, strength training actually trumps cardio because preserving muscle is more important than losing fat as you age. “Every […]

Keep the Winter Blues at Bay

10 Ways to Build Healthy Habits for 2023 By Chris H. Hadgis According to author and podcaster Gretchen Ruben, “if we change our habits, we change our lives.”  The colder, darker, shorter days of winter often dampen the urge to push ourselves out of our comfort zones, exercise, and evolve. But the new year offers […]

Why Do We Choose To Be Lifeguards?

What Our Guard Staff Have to Say About Their Important Job When we give the gift of service it can help us feel content, knowing the difference we are making. Our lifeguards give this gift every time they grab their whistle, put on their bright red shirt, and begin the constant scan of the pool. […]

Try a Free Wellness Screening at UVAC

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There’s a great benefit to joining Upper Valley Aquatic Center (UVAC). Members can get a free Wellness Screening. (And if you are not a member, this is great incentive to join.) So what is a Wellness Screening?  Susan Van Abs, a personal trainer and wellness coach at UVAC patiently explained the process to me because […]

September Celebration Coming Saturday, 9/24 @ 10am-2pm

Winners of car show with Splash and Joe Majors

Celebrate the beginning of fall and get ready for exercising indoors at Upper Valley Aquatic Center’s SEPTEMBER CELEBRATION Saturday, September 24! Admission is free and the fun starts at 10am with local food trucks, including The Box, Martha’s on a Roll, Smokey Ds, Sustainable Eats & Magic Melts, a DJ spinning tunes LIVE MIX KINGS […]

Profile of Signe Linville: Helping People Feel Comfortable in the Water

Signe Linville

What brought you to work at UVAC? I was a coach with North Country Aquatic Club (NCAC), since I was a freshman at Colby-Sawyer in 2002. NCAC was the team before UVAC was built. At the time, I was coaching NCAC and I had my own company LLC called, “Optimal Aquatics”. During the search for […]

Everyone Loves a Good Comeback Story

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The 60/60 PT Transition Program (60 days membership for 60 dollars) at Upper Valley Aquatic Center is here to help everyone who is looking to bridge the gap between physical therapy and fitness and start their comeback. WHY SHOULD I BE INTERESTED?? For Anyone in PT Maybe you’re like me and your first thought of […]