Recreational Swimming

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  Recreational Swimming

 

 

 Instructions to follow: 

- Children 0-7 years must be supervised by a guardian / group leader (min. 16 years old) in the water, within arm’s reach at a ratio of 1:2 or 1:4 if in a PFD.
- Children 8-11 years who are considered to be “swimmers” may swim independently. Guardian / group leader must be in the water or remain on deck at a ratio of 1:10.
Children considered to be “non-swimmers” must remain in shallow water and be directly supervised by guardian / group leader in be water at a ratio of 1:6 or if in a PFD at a ratio of 1:10.
-If the child does not know how to swim, they must be accompanied by an adult at all times, the ratio is 1:4
-No child can participate in this activity without the supervision of a responsible (must be at least 17 years old) 

This activity is free for ACFSJ members. 

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Swimming: a physical activity with multiple benefits

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Swimming is a broad term that refers to the action of swimming, whether on the surface or underwater. It encompasses the various physical activities practiced in the water: diving, synchronized swimming, diving, etc.. An Olympic discipline since 1896 for men and 1912 for women, swimming remains a sport accessible to all. The range of aquatic sports activities on offer is wide and is tending to become even more diversified. Whether aquagym, aquabike, water yoga or simply swimming, anyone can practise a sport in the water. 2 to 3 sessions per week are recommended to get the maximum benefits. A sporting activity without impact on the joints One of the first benefits of swimming is certainly the absence.

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