Swimming

Swimming is the self-propulsion of a person through water, usually for recreation, sport, exercise, or survival. Locomotion is achieved through coordinated movement of the limbs, the body, or both. Humans can hold their breath underwater and undertake rudimentary locomotive swimming within weeks of birth, as a survival response. Swimming is consistently among the top public recreational activities, and in some countries, swimming lessons are a compulsory part of the educational curriculum.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 4 months ago

Females are not allowed to swim or appear in front of non Mahram men even with full body swimsuit because such swimsuit is usually tied and shows the shape of he body. Female can swim only in front of other females as well Mahram family members like her father, real brother, son etc.

Wassalam.

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Mateen Charbonneau, Sheikh Mateen Joshua Charbonneau achieved a certificate from Harvard University in Islamic Studies. He undertook Howza classes under esteemed scholars since 2013 and has been teaching at Imam Mahdi... Answered 9 months ago

Yes a woman can swim if she is wearing the proper islamic covering. A lot of times the women swim in a place for women only. 

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Zaid Alsalami, Shaykh Dr Zaid Alsalami is an Iraqi born scholar, raised in Australia. He obtained a BA from Al-Mustafa University, Qom, and an MA from the Islamic College in London. He also obtained a PhD from... Answered 11 months ago

Bismihi ta'ala

Seeing that these boys would be at lot younger than the age of taklif and age of tamyiz, then it would be permissible to do so.

And Allah knows best.

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Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answer updated 2 years ago

Swimming is good and it is mentioned in Hadeeths encouraging us to teach our sons swimming among other useful skills, but it should not happen in a place where women are swimming with indecent cloth.

Swimming in such place can cause sinful act of looking at women with indecent cloth.

Wassalam.