Swimming is a great way to get up and about and have fun. It doesn't matter how old you are, being in the water helps us be more active and stay healthy, and can also be a great way to unwind and enjoy ourselves.
But, just what is it that makes swimming such an excellent way to get and stay active and why should you take the plunge?!
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• Swimsuit for a pool
For comfort, you could also use earplugs, nose plug and a swimming cap
Swimming pools also have a variety of swimming aids available to use for free
Opportunities to get swimming in Cornwall
With plenty of indoor swimming pools at leisure centres and hotels across the county, there's plenty of opportunity to find a pool near you!
And, if you're not afraid of a little cold, we are also surrounded by incredible beaches with safe spots to get in the sea for a free swim.
Who can swim?
From complete beginners to competitors, able to disabled, young to old... swimming is suitable for absolutely everybody!
All year round
Swimming is an activity that people of all different ages and abilities can do it - which makes it a great exercise to enjoy with your friends and family!
Fitness level required
Any... there is a swimming stroke to suit all fitness levels!
Potential calorie burn