5 Fun Water Sports to Keep Cool This Summer

Summer is a gorgeous season, but it does bring a lot more heat and sweat. That’s why joining in on water sports is the perfect way to cool off, freshen up, and have a whole lot of entertainment. If you’re looking for the best water sports and activities for your summer inspiration, keep scrolling. 

Do you love having fun in the water? Are you looking for new thrilling adventures? Well, this list of water sports should help you make your life even more exciting while staying fit.

Whether you’re in for an adrenaline kick with kitesurfing or flyboarding, or you prefer something more chill, such as yachting or snorkeling, there’s sure to be the perfect activity for everyone. Check out these fantastic water sports you can try this summer. 


Canoeing uses a single-bladed paddle, and it will definitely get your heart rate up. From shimmering lakes to wild rivers, there’s so much to explore in a canoe. It’s a brilliant water activity try at least once in your lifetime.

Water Skiing

Let’s take it up a few notches! You will find that water skiing is an exhilarating experience towed from the back of a boat.

Warning:  It will take a few goes to get the hang of it. But once you start staying on your feet, the thrill is so powerful. A must-try water activity, that’s for sure.


Snorkeling is very easy. With your snorkel and equipment, you can look down into crystal waters and see so many beautiful fish and sea life.

Fun to do alone, or with a group and professionals, you’ll see some beautiful things. Snorkeling is a must-try activity for water lovers.

White Water Rafting

This season is the best time to enjoy a whitewater adventure with friends and family. You can find outfitted tours all across the U.S. If you’d like to learn more, check out this link. Splash your way to fun!

Aqua Jogging

Have you heard of this great way to get your heart rate up? Aqua jogging is a ross training and rehabilitation method using low-impact resistance training. It is a way to train without impacting joints. Participants wear a flotation device and move in a running motion in the deep end of a pool. Sounds fun!


Was there something I missed? Is there a water sport I should include in a future blog?  

I’d love to hear your thoughts at hello@heartandsoulblog.com. Also, be sure to subscribe to the Heart & Soul Newsletter to receive more great tips straight to your inbox each Friday. And if you’re interested in learning more things to do this summer, check out Pool Exercises for a Cool Water Workout.

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