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How to Become Acclimated to Open Water Swimming

Building confidence to swim outside the box

People raised on beaches love plunging into ponds, lakes, and oceans. But some who have only swum in lap pools can find open water frightening. How can you learn to be comfortable without lane stripes, walls, or the smell of chlorine?

The good news is that open water swimming is a delightfully liberating experience. It features beautiful scenery, an unlimited variety of stimuli for all your senses, and freedom from having your rhythm interrupted by all those annoying turns. Ease into it with a thoughtful approach and you’ll learn to love it!

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