While swimming is most often associated with Summer, it’s a physical activity that anyone can participate in at any time of the year.

As soon as the weather heats up, everyone starts looking around for the friend with the pool or swim spa. But how wonderful – and more convenient – would it be to have one of your own in your own backyard!Swimming isn’t just a fun way to cool off during the Summer.

Swimming is one of the few activities that doesn’t cost a lot of money or require expensive equipment – and it holds no age or ability barrier.

CEO of the Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Victoria (SPASA Victoria) Chris Samartzis says, “Swimming pools and spas are wonderful additions to the lifestyle of every Australian home. Exercise – and the social capital provided by a pool or spa – are immeasurable. With the current childhood obesity epidemic, the health and fitness benefits of pool and spa ownership are undeniable.

Here’s an article featuring 8 incredible health benefits of owning a pool

Swimming provides countless health benefits to pool and spa owners:

  • Increases Flexibility
  • Burns Calories
  • Helps You Quit Smoking
  • Improves Coordination and Posture
  • Improves Posture
  • Good for Anyone and Everyone
  • Total-Body Workout
  • Cardio Conditioning
  • Beats the Heat
  • Self-Esteem
  • Taller, Longer, Leaner Body
  • Weight Loss
  • Socialisation
  • Team and Individual Sport
  • Prevents Drowning
  • Improves Mental Health
  • Helps with Chronic Diseases, Post-Op, and as Physical Therapy
  • Relieves Stress
  • Boosts the Immune System
  • Family Oriented
  • Joints

Add Value to Your Property
Not only is swimming good for you and fun for the whole family, investing in a home pool or spa can add value to your property. Read the articles below to see why owning a pool or spa makes smart financial sense. So if you’re looking for a cheap, fun and healthy activity over Summer – or thinking about investing in a swimming pool or spa for your home – visit www.spasavic.com.au and remember – always choose a SPASA Victoria Member!

Written by SPASA Vic