Nude swimming , or skinny dipping , is the practice of bathing naked , whether in natural bodies of water, in swimming pools , or in hot tubs. The term skinny-dip was first recorded in English in In , the Bishop of Bath and Wells , Thomas Beckynton , issued the following "injunction and order to the archdeacon of Bath and his official, and all the rectors, vicars and chaplains of the city and archdeaconry of Bath":. Thomas Guidott set up a medical practice in the English town of Bath in He became interested in the curative properties of the waters.
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The lengths to which Greece schools have gone to spare teenage students the anxiety of changing clothes for gym class has men of a certain generation shaking their heads. No running on the deck. No horseplay. No diving in the shallow end.
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The tortured explanation seemed to, er, satisfy the coaches who had to keep watch! Apparently, requiring that boys swim nude when segregated from girls in both public and school swimming pools was very common across the U. I find it surprising that naked swimming in school pools was that widespread, was tolerated in the uptight '50s and is almost never depicted or referred to in movies or books. I also never, ever heard of it when I was in high school myself, just a few years later than the time when it was common
Historic Archives - Nude Male Swimming. Search this site. Cambridge Research - Sheep's Green. Coal Mining with Females - and Nudity. Observations of Indecent Bathing.