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Peaceful ‘Me’ Time

We all have different reasons for getting in the pool. Julie is making a Big Splash to enjoy the peace of the water. If you are like her, choose you own splash from the options below.


"The good thing about swimming is that it’s a body and mind thing – even if the pool’s busy, I can completely switch off. And I’m not interested in programmes or classes, this is pure ‘me’ time. Some days I just want to float while others I'll swim half a mile.

"I work long hours and then go home to young children. Swimming’s a really good way to unwind between roles! I experience a wonderful sense of freedom in the water, and swimming keeps me fit so I get double benefits.

"I think I’m a bit nicer to my husband when I’ve been swimming too… I really recommend it to anyone like me who’s juggling different aspects of a busy life."

Are any of these statements you?

  • I want to escape from my busy life.
  • I’m not looking for programmes or classes. I just want to swim.
  • I want to find a way to relax and unwind.

It's me, what's next?

Check out the activities below to make your own Big Splash.

Nope, not me

OK, try another Big Splash Persona or you can check out our full list of activities here. BETTER STILL, sign up to Get Involved, secure your special code and let us recommend activities for you. You could win a Lumie Bodyclock.

There are loads of good reasons to make a splash

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