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Colmslie Aquatic Centre Col Gardiner Drive Colmslie

It’s Time for our Annual Safety Swim Test

Straight after paddling – whilst the weather is warm.

AUSDBF Requirements
Swimming Test
Dragon Boating is a water sport. And accidents on the water can lead to people drowning. Therefore in an effort to mitigate the risk of drowning all people on the water in a dragon boat are to be able to swim confidently 50m in clothing (with a shirt, shorts, sandshoes as a minimum) and tread water in the same clothes for 10-15 minutes without support.
Any person who cannot satisfy these requirements must wear a lifejacket or a PFD.

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