Mile Swim, BSA
(SWIM-TRUNKS EMBLEM ONLY)
- Explain how regular exercise contributes to good health and why
swimming is one of the best forms of exercise.
- Tell what precautions and procedures a swimmer and escort must
follow for distance swimming over open water.
- Under the supervision of a currently qualified aquatics
instructor, BSA or equivalent, participate in 4 hours of raining
and preparation for distance swimming (1 hour a day maximum).
- Swim 1 mile (1,600 meters) over an approved, measured course.