About the Campaign:
Health problems including heart disease, stress, obesity, social isolation, and many more can lead to expensive medical treatments, an unhappy life, and an early death. Regular exercise has been shown to be critical in reducing these problems. Swimming has long been recognized as one of the best forms of exercise because of its high-aerobic and low-impact nature. USMS provides opportunities for its members to swim for their physical and mental health, and this leads to a healthier lifestyle, complete with supportive and friendly social groups in their communities. In addition, about one third of adults in the United States can’t swim the length of a pool, which puts them at risk for being one of the eight to 10 people who drown every day in the US. USMS finds this unacceptable and it has the experience and resources to help adults become safer around water.