More universities are offering water fitness classes such as hydrobiking that are increasingly popular among todayrsquos college students Photo courtesy of Hydrorider

More universities are offering water fitness classes, such as hydrobiking, that are increasingly popular among today’s college students. Photo courtesy of Hydrorider.

Aquatic Fitness Gaining Popularity on College Campuses

Aquatic fitness now appeals to a younger generation, and universities are making the most of its popularity and their pools by offering water fitness programming.

Fitness facilities, particularly those at colleges and universities, are diving into an aquatic fitness trend that includes everything from aqua aerobics to hydrobiking to in-water strength training to deep water running. Among the most popular offerings on campus are shallow water and deep water boot camps.

At Georgia State University in Atlanta, Scott Levin, director of recreational services, says the aquatic fitness offerings at his school include swim club and triathlon club

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