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Salt water or Chlorinated pool at CM?
Last Post 07 Sep 2015 08:55 AM by UrsusAureus. 4 Replies.
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23 Aug 2015 06:13 PM
    Is the pool at Cape May traditional chlorine or salt water pool? Also is the aquatics PT and running/pushup/situp tests the same day or split days? Regular and DEPOT boot  info would be helpful. Thanks!
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    23 Aug 2015 10:44 PM
    How Cape May chlorinates the pool really should be the least of your worries. And, no, you're not going to have your swim test and PT test the same day.
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    24 Aug 2015 07:26 AM
    That's probably just one of those, hey I just thought of this, type questions. The pool is just a regular old chlorine pool.
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    24 Aug 2015 10:42 AM
    Thanks for the information. The question about the sterilization of the pool at Cape May stems from the fact salt water is more buoyant than fresh chlorinated water. I can glide along better in the ocean or a saltwater pool better than a chlorinated pool. Also treading water in a salt environment would be easier. Nonetheless thanks for the answers. This lets me know how to prepare better and allocate energy for the tests.
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    07 Sep 2015 08:55 AM
    I can definitely feel the different buoyancy between salt water and non-salt water....but if that buoyancy difference is the difference between you treading water well and treading water poorly, you really need to practice treading water better.

    Try learning to eggbeater- once you figure it out you could tread slowly while asleep.
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