* There are 10.6 million swimming pools in the U.S.

* Swimming helps reduce stress

* Swimming is the 4th most popular sport or activity in the U.S,

* Swimming is the most popular recreational activity for children and teens ages 7 to 17 in the U.S.

* Marco Polo is the most popular swimming pool game 


* A Cannonball is the most popular way to jump into a pool


* Swim Fins were invented by Ben Franklin

* President Gerald Ford had the outdoor swimming pool built at the White House in 1975

*  Ancient drawings and paintings found in Egypt depicting people swimming date back to 2500BCE

​* Swimming strengthens the heart and lungs.

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P.O.Box 375 Manorville NY 11949 US


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