Source – austswim.com.au
AUSTSWIM encourages aquatic activity for all community members and is committed to proactively
addressing strategies within the Australian Water Safety Council’s(AWSC) drowning prevention plan.
Creating opportunities for more aqua professionals addresses a key priority area within the AWSC
Strategy 2016 ‐ 2020.
For some, the aquatic environment is often the only effective setting in which to remain active. The
results of people remaining physically active are known to have long‐term positive benefits on
health and wellbeing. Lap swimming, horizontal physical activity may not always be an option; the
vertical activity provided by aqua is a very viable option that has resulted in the ongoing popularity