Difference between revisions of "Cub Open Water Swimmer Badge"

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#* Entering and exiting the water safely.
 
#* Entering and exiting the water safely.
 
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# Know the importance of:
#* The buddy system.
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#* The [[Buddy system|buddy system]].
 
#* Footwear when entering a dam, reservoir or lake.
 
#* Footwear when entering a dam, reservoir or lake.
 
#* The risk of swimming where boating activities take place.
 
#* The risk of swimming where boating activities take place.

Revision as of 16:25, 21 December 2018

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(Open water is defined as dams, reservoirs and lakes; not flowing water nor a swimming pool)

  1. Hold the Swimmer badge.
  2. Swim 250m using any stroke in open water.
  3. Explain the key differences between pool swimming and open water swimming with regard to:
    • Temperature
    • Visibility
    • Weather conditions
    • Support and Safety
    • Entering and exiting the water safely.
  4. Know the importance of:
    • The buddy system.
    • Footwear when entering a dam, reservoir or lake.
    • The risk of swimming where boating activities take place.
    • The purpose of wearing a swimming cap.