The Pool Palooza

Fun Facts

"Bathtubs, pools, water - to me, it's a very essential part of being grounded and sensual and feeling yourself."

Here are some fun facts about swimming pools!

  1. Benjamin Franklin invented "Swim Fins" and was an expert swimmer
  2. President Ford built a swimming pool in the White House in 1975
  3. Ocean liners have had swimming pools in them since 1907
  4. The longest swimming pool in the world is 1,500 feet long and is located in Morocco.
  5. The deepest swimming pool in the world is located in Belgium and is more than 100 feet deep.
  6. The largest pool in the world is the San Alfonso del Mar located in Chilli. It is so large that mini boats sail in it!
  7. Niagara Falls can fill all U.S. swimming pools in 3 days
  8. There is enough water in the swimming pools in the United States to cover the whole city of San Francisco seven feet deep
  9. Swimming is the 4th most popular sport in the United States
  10. One of five Americans consistently pee when they are in the pool
  11. Some people think swimming started when a person fell into the water and panicking, he started to swim in a way we call today dog paddle.

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