Swimming that unites people

From World Championship pools to improving the swimming experience for those with unique challenges, Myrtha Pools is always working toward the universal benefits of Sports, Social Integration and Well-Being.

MILAN – Myrtha Pools and Piscine Castiglione, the two historical brands of the company founded in Castiglione delle Stiviere more than 60 years ago, are pleased to announce the Health, Sport & Wellness project for employees through an event with the boys and girls of Aole, featuring a day dedicated to sport in the brand new swimming center on the Bocconi campus.

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Aole is a Brescia-based group which develops projects for the autonomy and social and cultural inclusion of people with disabilities. In addition to an interesting “aquability” project, Aole is also a swimming team that participates in regional and national sporting events organized by the FISDIR (Italian Federation of Relational Intellectual Disability Sports) and by Special Olympics.
Fully recognizing the values ​​of sport, friendship and inclusion, Myrtha Pools is proud to support Aole.

This collaborative project aims to enhance not only sports performance, but also more broadly the value of sharing experiences, spaces and emotions.
It is a cooperative effort which also sees the employees of the Italian company, a leader in aquatics world, actively participate with the use of Myrtha Pools brands for public swimming pools, along with Piscine Castiglione for private projects.

Competition pools led the way a few weeks ago with the Pro Recco championship games in the Champions League, and will again on March 19 as the re-imagined Swim Mi Cup features an evening edition with some of the best Italian Olympic and Paralympic swimmers.
To prepare for this opportunity, the Aole team got acquainted with the Bocconi pool on March 14 with training and a relay race in the company of the Myrtha Pools & Piscine Castiglione swimming team.

To accent the learning curve, technical swimming tips from former Olympic athletes such as Lani Cabrera of the Myrtha Pools team were provided, along with a sport and integration lesson for all participants.
This kind of experience that is part of an articulated program for the well-being of the employees for an Italian company that boasts 21 swimming pools built in 5 Olympic Games, along with 34 pools for 19 World Swimming Championships and special attention for its 300 employees both in Italy and abroad.