According to the National Institutes of Health, health equity is where everyone can attain full health potential regardless of social position or any other socially defined circumstance. Unfortunately, the burdens of disease and the benefits of wellness are inequitably distributed with negative consequences for the nation’s well-being and prosperity.
Community aquatics facilities are vital in filling this gap and creating a more equitable future for people in more diverse neighborhoods where significant space, economic, or climate challenges limit swimming pool access.
This paper explores the critical role aquatic and recreation centers play in society and how they can make a lasting, positive impact on the people they serve. Download at right to learn more.