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ACFT Swim Standards

The 1,000-Meter Swim event requires a swimming pool with a minimum depth of one meter; pool length may be meters or yards.

  1. Soldiers will begin the event in the water with their bodies in contact with the wall of the pool.

  2. Soldiers may use any stroke and must touch the wall of the pool at each end as they turn; any turn is permitted.

  3. Soldiers may walk on the pool floor to recuperate.

  4. The only equipment authorized is swimming goggles, swim caps, and civilian swimwear.

  5. The use of certified lifeguards is highly encouraged.

  6. To pass, you must complete 1,000 meters in 25 minutes or less.

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