Safe Swim Defense provides the steps which a BSA unit must take to safely participate in an activity which involves swimming.
First Class Aquatics Requirements
Helps for this requirement are listed below.
First Class requirement 6 is is designed to ensure that Scouts are safe in the water. Scouts complete a swimming test and learn about safe boating.
The Swimming program feature helps Scouts learn how to safely enjoy fun and physical activity in the water. Scouts also need to know how to swim to enjoy other aquatics activities such as boating and paddling.