Story: Swimming

Learning to swim: 1979 certificate (2nd of 3)

Learning to swim: 1979 certificate

By the late 1970s, when this New Zealand Amateur Swimming Association proficiency certificate was issued, children could qualify in all four swimming strokes for both 50 metres and 100 metres.

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Private collection, Lovell-Smith family

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John McBeth, 'Swimming - Swimming for recreation and sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/40205/learning-to-swim-1979-certificate (accessed 16 October 2019)

Story by John McBeth, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015