Aquatics

Aquatics

No Pool? No Problem!


Apr 23, 2020
Topic: Aquatics

Miss your water workouts but no access to a pool? Don’t despair! There are many land exercises that can actually help increase repetition and improve your swimming abilities. Get creative at home with these tips from USA Today, try them at home, and come back to the VillaSport pools stronger than ev ...

Dryland Swimming Exercises


Mar 31, 2020
Topic: Aquatics

Miss the pool? We know the feeling! While you might have limited access to aquatics facilities, you can still work on your swimming abilities with dryland training. Dryland training focuses on core muscles, flexibility, and explosiveness to strengthen your swimming ability. Keeping a regular exercis ...

What's Up With the Safety Break?


Aug 09, 2017
Topic: Aquatics

At the top of every hour during Family Swim, we call a Safety Break to clear our recreation pools. But whose ‘safety’ is it for? Actually – everyone! So we first want to clear the pool, especially on really busy days, to ensure everyone is able to exit the pool and there are not any safety hazards t ...

Keeping Your Head in Line


Jun 26, 2017
Topic: Aquatics

  A Simple Tip for Our Freestyle Lap Swimmers  If you are an experienced lap swimmer, your goal is to always be more technically efficient. This means you are working smarter, not harder, which usually means swimming faster or longer with less effort. As an inexperienced lap swimmer, you are just tr ...