Swimming is an excellent, low-impact activity that provides a full-body workout. Chiropractic care aids swimmers by optimizing joint function and alleviating muscle tension which improves swimming performance and comfort. Integrating chiropractic care is essential for maintaining overall wellness and peak physical condition.

Here’s a free in-depth guide for all things swimming, promoted by the Michigan Association of Chiropractors.


Top Swimming Spots in Michigan

Michigan is renowned for its stunning lakes and beaches, making it a paradise for swimmers and water enthusiasts. Here are some must-visit swimming spots across the state:

Inland Lakes

  • Lake Michigamme (Michigamme)
  • Big Manistique Lake (Curtis)
  • Lake Charlevoix (Charlevoix, Boyne City, and East Jordan)
  • Lake Leelanau (Leland and Cedar)
  • Torch Lake (Elk Rapids, Alden, and Bellaire)
  • Higgins Lake (Roscommon)
  • Black Lake (Cheboygan and Presque Isle Counties)
  • Lake St. Clair (Mount Clemens)
  • Pontiac Lake (Waterford)
  • Gull Lake (Augusta)
  • Kalamazoo Lake (Saugatuck and Douglas)
  • Silver Lake (Mears)
  • Reeds Lake (Grand Rapids)
  • Muskegon Lake (Muskegon)

Lake Michigan Beaches

  • Muskegon
  • Holland
  • South Haven
  • St. Joseph
  • Grand Haven
  • Saugatuck

City Pools in Michigan

If you can’t get to a beach or a lake, there are numerous public pools across the state for individuals and families to utilize this summer. Check your nearest school district or city to see a list of pools located near you. Also, you can check out the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lake, and Energy for an extensive list of pools.