1. Explain how regular exercise contributes to good health
and why swimming is one of the best forms of exercise.
2. Tell what precautions and procedures a swimmer and
escort must follow for distance swimming over open water.
3. Under the supervision of a currently qualified certified
aquatics instructor, BSA or equivalent, participate in four hours of training
and preparation for distance swimming (one hour a day maximum).
4. Swim 1 mile over a measured course that has been
approved by the trained instructor who will supervise the swim.