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Aquatics

 

Love the water? Us too!

Kayaking, paddle boarding, swimming and water workouts are aquatic activities we offer Veterans and family members between May and September each year. These are great options for low impact, total body workouts.

 

Aquatic Instructors include

Coach Todd Erickson

Retired Air Force LtCol- a certified Lifeguard, Level 2 United States Masters Swimming (USMS) Coach, Total Immersion Master Coach and American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) Level 4 Coach

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Ben Kvanli

2 time Olympic kayaker (1992 and 1996), owner of Olympic Outdoor Center, and 15+ years experience teaching paddling to people with disabilities
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People report enjoying water-based exercise more than exercising on land. They can also exercise longer in water than on land without increased effort or joint or muscle pain. Water based exercise can help people with chronic diseases (cdc.gov).