Best water sports activities to start loving swimming


When it comes to water activities once you have started to taste the joyful freedom that a splashy playground can give you, nothing will stay in your way. Even though your water skills are not that good, you can start with water sports that allows you to involve your family for more fun and support.  If trying to get in shape for the summer holidays is your goal, there are other water sports activities to try to feel wonderfully toned. Here are some the best water sports activities that you should experience.

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Speedy boats and jet skis

Riding the waves could never be more fun as it is on a powerboat. Fasten your seatbelts and enjoy a splashy adventure that will make you feel like riding a troop of water horses. Inflatable racing boats can give the exact same feeling so be prepared for a lifetime exciting experience that you and your family will not forget.  It does not matter if you prefer the open Britain’s’ coast waters or the freshwater lakes or rivers, the turbo sensation will be a great choice for adrenaline full water pastime.

You can test the same speedy fun in a more private manner as you can enjoy a two-passenger Jet Ski ride. Even if your skills are not fully developed, riding the waves could be fun even as a passenger. For those more experienced bringing the kids to a bumpy water journey might be the best part of ski jetting, considering that there is no limit requested for the minimum age.

Scuba diving

A fascinating activity such as the underwater spectacle is something that everyone should try at least once in a lifetime. Discovering the secrets of the deeps will amaze you and will definitely make your fears to vanish away. Plenty of scuba schools offer beginners’ lessons in a controlled environment. The perfect initialization to basic skills starts’ at the age of eight and you can find specialized centers all across England. You will learn useful concepts, proper use of the equipment and special breathing techniques along with practical hand signals. Do not worry about the special scuba outfit-kit for it will be provided for you for the day. Just bring your most fashionable swimwear and remember to go over the medical requirements for a safe experience.


There is no other way to better feel the wind in your hair and have the impression that you have conquered the sea but to keep the helm in your hands. The relaxing feeling and the peaceful slopping on the waves is a wonderful experience for water lovers. Once you have discovered the sense of adventure and tasted the life on board, you will hardly want to touch the ground soon. Setting sail to special places where you can have a quiet swim with your friends or just enjoy a breathtaking romantic sunset gives you a unique sense of freedom.

Indoor water sports

If it is aqua aerobics, stand up, boxing or biking the result will be a toned body and invigorating in-water class that will up your mood for good. These very fashionable water sports will get you into water activities even if you never tried it before. They are fun, accessible all year-long and suited for a wide age range or physical condition including pregnancy. Generally, this kind of water sports are taking place in small swimming pools and the ability to swim it is not an exclusion criterion. You can start following this classes and take swimming lessons all along.

Just make up your mind pretty soon for the summer is rapidly approaching and you do not want to miss lots of water sports activities fun that never thought experiencing before!

Guest post by Anabel Cooper

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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