Who says swimming is just for summer? At Brewster Place’s indoor, heated pool, you can enjoy a refreshing dip all year round – even in winter! Brewster residents don’t let the chilly weather keep them from making a splash!
The Brewster Aquatic Center is one of the most sought-after wellness destinations at Brewster Place. Its large, indoor, heated, saltwater pool is not only visually stunning, but it provides an ideal space for physical fitness, socializing, relaxation, and peaceful solitude. Swimming is particularly recommended for seniors, as it is a low-impact activity that provides a full-body workout with minimal risk of injury.,
Benefits of Swimming
Improves Heart Health
Swimming improves cardiovascular health, strengthens the heart, and enhances endurance. It also reduces the risk of disease, lowers blood pressure, and improves circulation.
Gentle on the Joints
Swimming can improve bone mineral density (BMD), which is crucial in the fight against osteoporosis. This is especially important for women, as one-third of women over the age of 50 and one-fifth of men experience bone fractures due to osteoporosis.
Muscle Strength and Tone
Swimming is an excellent form of resistance training that improves muscle strength and tone.
Reduces Risk of Osteoperosis
Swimming is a non-weight bearing activity, making it ideal for individuals who suffer from joint pain and discomfort. It provides a full-body workout that relieves pressure from the hips, knees, and spine.
Swimming is a great way to improve flexibility in the hips, legs, arms, and neck. It also helps improve posture and alleviate back pain.
Boosts Mental Health
Swimming is a fantastic way to reduce stress, enhance mood, and increase brain function. Additionally, because swimming can be a social activity, it reduces feelings of social isolation and loneliness that can lead to depression.
Fun Facts about the Pool:
- Salt water
- Air temperature: 90
- Water temperature: 87
- Size: 28′ x 60′
- Depth: shallow to deep is 2’10” – 6′
- “Zero-entry” ramp to walk into the pool.
- 6 private dressing rooms, en suite restrooms, and showers