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Swimming

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Swimming is available to both male and female cadets; it is sub-divided into four categories:

• Junior Girls
• Senior Girls
• Junior Boys
• Senior Boys

Swimming usually takes place in Autumn (September). Competitors can compete at all levels of this sport.

The following events are participated in:-

• Freestyle
• Back Stroke
• Breast Stroke
• Butterfly
• Individual Medley
• Medley Relay
• Freestyle Relay

As well as the swimming competition you can also take part in swimming proficiency test, which can be arranged at Squadron level or at Annual camps. There are three standards which you can attain, Basic, Intermediate and Advanced, which are valid for one year. The Basic can be assessed by a Squadron staff member, whilst the Intermediate and Advanced certificates  are assessed by appropriate qualified person; usually the pool lifeguard. For cadets to participate in any water-based activities, they must hold at least a Basic swimming proficiency certificate, renewed on an Annual basis.

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