Resources & References: SWIMMING

Swimming Information Troop Meetings Main Event

Books
Athletics, Emergency Preparedness, First Aid, Lifesaving, Personal Fitness, Scuba Diving, Sports, Swimming, and Water Sports merit badge pamphlets
Barsky, Steven M. The Simple Guide to Snorkeling
Fun
. Best Publishing Company, 1999.
Colwin, Cecil M. Breakthrough Swimming. Human
Kinetics, 2002.
Hines, Emmett W. Fitness Swimming. 2nd ed.
Human Kinetics, 2008.
Laughlin, Terry. Extraordinary Swimming for Every
Body.
Total Immersion Swimming, 2006.
Total Immersion: The Revolutionary Way to
Swim Better, Faster, and Easier
. Touchstone, 2004.
Lenihan, Daniel J. Underwater Wonders of the
National Parks.
Compass America Guides, 1997.
Thomas, David G. Swimming: Steps to Success.
Human Kinetics, 2005.

Videos
Swimming interactive digital merit badge pamphlet

Websites
American Red Cross
Swim Swam
USA Swimming
YMCA of the USA

BSA Swim Test
Unit Swim Classification Record and Test Description

Related Program Features
Camping, Emergency Preparedness, First Aid, Fitness and Nutrition, Paddle Sports, Safety, Scuba Diving

Photo and Illustration Credits
buddy check, BSA swimming illustrations, BSA/John McDearmon

Swimming Information Troop Meetings Main Event

For Adult and Youth Boy Scout Leaders