Swim a Lap Day is observed on June 24 of every year. Swim a Lap Day celebrates the water sport that is swimming. This day encourages people to be healthy by swimming one or two laps. Swimming is an excellent exercise for the body, and it also helps in relaxing one’s mind. It is also a gives opportunity for all to learn the most significant and fun-filled sport since ancient times. Age is not a barrier to swim, so dive in and have some fun. Various styles of swimming include the front crawl, backstroke, butterfly, and the breaststroke. Swimming is one of the very few sports which uses all of the muscles in the human body, and it is termed to be the best all-around workout, thereby burning a large number of calories. Swimming will also help in building the posture, increasing the coordination and flexibility.
“Challenge yourself, jump off the deep end and learn to swim.” – Carson Kressley
History of Swim a Lap Day
The origin and history of Swim a Lap Day remains anonymous. However, history of swimming dates back to the ancient Greeks and Romans who had then built artificial pools for athletic training, military exercises and nautical games. There have been paintings and written scripts that show swimming as a fun activity. There is evidence showing Japanese inventing the sport. A reason to celebrate this day in June is that there can be no better way to enjoy a summer day than in the pool. So grab that suit and goggles to get to swimming.
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How to Celebrate the Day
Swim a Lap Day is celebrated by going for a lap or two in the pool. It is necessary that everybody knows swimming, so use this day to start your classes for swimming. Gather your friends and family, dive into the pool and have some fun with some games. You can also go to a falls, river or sea to swim on this day. Parties are fun in the pool area, so take some steps to organise for a pool party. Post pictures and share your Swim a Lap Day celebrations on social media by using the hashtag #SwimaLapDay.
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