SWIM TEST for summer camp at Whitaker YMCA  .  


Swim test must be taken EVERY YEAR.

YOU MUST PASS SWIM TEST to do anything in water :  Canoe, Kayak , Whitewater rafting  (ANY boating)  or to swim in deep water.


We may have time to make up any missing Swimming merit badge requirements take at camp. (ie. swim to bottom & retrieve object, etc)

If you miss this test date, you can take it again the day we arrive at summer camp. 


WHENt:   Friday May 17   2019 ,  7-8:30 pm.      $0.00   -NO CHARGE

WHAT:  Test consists of:  Swim 4 lengths of the pool:

  1. Swim first 3 lengths in a strong manner using one or more of the following strokes: sidestroke, breaststroke, trudgen, or crawl
  2. then swim the LAST length using an easy resting backstroke.
  3. rest by floating for 1 minute


WHERE:   Whitaker YMCA (in Hamburg area)    MAP to the Whitaker YMCA
2681 Old Rosebud Rd, Lexington, KY 40509