1. It is fun, with opportunities to make close friendships with teammates and competitors.
  2. It is a unique aquatic sport that develops grace, strength, and endurance.
  3. Synchronized swimming is competitive and motivational.
  4. Synchronized swimmers learn life skills: teamwork, time management, respect, commitment, perseverance, and co-operation.
  5. Cognitive skills are developed including counting, memorization, rhythm, coordination, and visualization.
  6. Synchro is fulfilling: mastery of complex skills, positions, and movements develops a swimmer’s sense of accomplishment.
  7. Water sports are physically challenging but gentle on joints and synchro has a low risk of injury.