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Aquatics

5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Learn to Swim: Let the Pool Become their Classroom

Our nation is defined by our love of swimming, with countless pristine beaches and backyard pools spread across our suburbs. So why are we still not making it a priority for our children to receive water safety education? A recent report from the Royal Life Saving Society suggested that three out of four children had quit swimming classes by age eight, long before they’d learned skills that could save their lives.

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Workout Advice

Five Key Elements of an Effective Warm-Up

Whether your workout involves lifting weights, a 5k run on the treadmill or an intense spin class, you should always ensure you complete a safe and efficient warm-up, that prevents injuries and helps you get in the zone.

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Wellbeing

The Health Benefits of Tai Chi

Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre is now offering Tai Chi classes. An exercise that originated in ancient China and is still practised by many people across the globe today. Not surprisingly, as Tai Chi offers many health benefits, some of which may surprise you!

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Aquatics

Why Swim School is Important During Winter

The cold weather has well and truly arrived which means snuggling by the fire and getting away with wearing UGG boots outside! It is also around this time of year when children begin to hang up their swimmers, pool toys and swimming abilities, and leave them until next summer.

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