|Tamarack Programs & Activitites > Therapeutic Benefits
Warm Water Wellness
Immersion a in 92-degree warm saltwater therapeutic pool:
• increases muscle strength, tone, flexibility, and mobility
• improves circulation and respiration
• rejuvenates sore muscles and joints
• enhances balance
• reduces pain
• speeds healing from injury and surgery
• eases anxiety
• improves sleep
Why 92 degrees? - warmth matters
This specific temperature range, 92 – 96 degrees F, is considered thermo-neutral, ideal for passive or minimally active therapy. Immersed in water at lower temperatures, a person more readily becomes chilled. Muscles would be more contracted.
Saltwater Ultraviolet Sanitized Water
The pool utilizes state of the art ultraviolet and saltwater generators as well as CO2 to sanitize the pool producing bio- and bather-friendly waters. We are very proud of our sustainable green friendly facility, and offer the clearest bather friendly swimming pool water in the state of Oregon. The benefits are many...
Medical + Mental Health Support
Pool users experience improvement for a wide range
of medical and mind-body conditions including arthritis,
PTSD, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, depression, and
diabetes. Circulation, blood pressure, edema, kidney
function, and much more are all improved in the pool’s
Why The Pool is Great for You
Move to gain strength, improve balance,
reduce physical and emotional pain,
and by create a greater sense of calm
Connect and experience the camaraderie
and friendships that naturally develop in our
supportive environment and increase your
personal support and happiness.
Relax and enjoy the relief of supportive
weightlessness in warm saltwater.
Aquatic Activities for Arthritis +
Tamarack's warm water is a safe, ideal environment for relieving pain and stiffness caused by arthritis and other similar conditions. Our classes with an arthritis focus are designed to safely keep your joints moving and improve your sense of well-being.
Fibromyalgia Awareness -
Tamarack Aquatic Center is pleased to join the on-going efforts to inform health care providers, patients, caregivers and family in the Eugene/Springfield community about the signs, symptoms, causes, methods of treatment of fibromyalgia.
On May 4-6, 2017, a free 3-day event will feature -
Aquatic Therapy Certification
Lane Community College in collaboration with Tamarack Aquatic Center is creating a new program!
Becker, a nationally recognized leader in the development and practice of aquatic physical therapy and a Tamarack Pool Medical Advisory Board Member, will initiate the program with a 10-hour workshop September 23 & 24, 2016. Renown aquatic practitioner and author, Doug Kinniard, LMT, will train participants through experiential exercises in Tamarack Pool's warm water.