The Health Benefits of Swimming – Brought to you by Aqua Tots Swim Schools of Michigan



With Six Metro Detroit Locations to serve you in Canton, Novi, Sterling Heights, Troy, Auburn Hills and Farmington Hills.

Swimming is such a great activity for families. Michigan provides many natural waters that can be enjoyed in the summertime and many cities are hosts to indoor pools, making swimming a fun, healthy, year-round activity for the whole family.

Did you know that each Aqua Tots Swim Schools of Michigan location offers year round open swimming for just $10 per family?

So what makes swimming so great? 


Physical Benefits

Swimming offers many physical benefits, including:

  • improved flexibility and strength
  • increased endurance
  • improved balance, coordination and posture
  • strengthened heart muscles
  • increased circulation
  • improved ability to maintain a healthy weight
  • providing a low impact exercise
  • maintaining healthy lungs
  • providing a full body workout
  • water resistance provides a more efficient workout

Reduce the Risk of Drowning

Enroll your child in formal swimming lessons: The America’s National Institute of Health study concluded that participation in formal swimming lessons, like those offered at Aqua Tots Swim Schools of Michigan, was associated with an 88% reduction in the risk of drowning for children ages 1 to 4 years (Archives Pediatric Medicine, Vol 163 No 3, March 2009).


Social Benefits

Swimmers can enjoy social benefits while swimming too such as:

  • having fun
  • fellowship with peers
  • meeting new friends
  • learning how to work with others
  • swimming lessons, like Aqua Tots, teach children how to take turns 

Psychological Benefits

And finally swimmers can benefit psychologically because the activity:

  • helps the swimmer develop a positive attitude 
  • contributes to a feeling of well-being
  • teaches patience and taking turns
  • reduces stress and tension
  • renews energy
  • provides a fun way to cool down on a hot day
  • helps to develop a positive self image

Studies have shows that regular swimming can reduce feelings of anger, tension and depression after a session in the pool.


More About Aqua-Tots


Teaching kids to swim has been the foundation of Aqua-Tots since they began. And today they still take special care to make sure their swim schools are a welcoming, comfortable and inviting place for kids of all ages at our Detroit area locations including Canton, Novi, Sterling Heights, Troy, Auburn Hills and Farmington Hills. Aqua-Tots Swim Schools of Michigan offers swim classes for babies, toddlers, infants, kids, swim team, adults, and children with special needs at over 70 locations worldwide. With never more than 4 students per swim class, this intimate setting provides a great environment for children learning to swim. Call to schedule your COMPLIMENTARY in water evaluation and tour today.
Troy 248-845-4545
Sterling Heights 586-844-3633
Novi 248-845-4544
Canton 734-828-2000
Farmington Hills 248-537-4004
Auburn Hills 248-537-4005


Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud Homeschooling mother to four beautiful children, Damian (22), Rosaleigh (9), Carlyn (6), Naomi (3) and a wife to her loving husband, Chancellor. Her family includes three cats and provides a safe, loving home for foster cats through Paws for Life Rescue. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy.

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