Swimming

2016 Salerno Swim Team

Salerno Secondary School encourages all kinds of extra curricular activities that would be beneficial to our pupils. We are thrilled that the Swimming Club members within our school community take such passion in the sport.

Benefits of Swimming

  1. Can be either an individual or a team sport
  2. Something that children can continue to do for the rest of their lives
  3. Very few injuries sustained from swimming when compared to other youth sports
  4. Provides a fun and challenging way to help children stay fit
  5. Teaches important safety skills to prevent drowning, which is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death among youth
  6. Provides cardiovascular activity that promotes heart and lung health
  7. Improves stamina, flexibility, strength, balance and posture
  8. Helps prevent childhood obesity which is an increasing health problem, and that in turn can help prevent juvenile diabetes
  9. It is a mental exercise that can help improve emotional health and well-being
  10. It is easier for children with disabilities or medical conditions that might prevent them from participating in other youth sports