The Aquatics Committee of the Council organizes and directs many activities, trainings, and other events throughout the year.
BSA Lifeguard Information
The Boy Scouts of America offers a rigorous and challenging, but rewarding lifeguard program for Scouts that are interested in getting certified. Please visit the BSA Lifeguard training page for more information.
BSA Paddle Craft Safety
The Boy Scouts of America offers a training program for adults and older Scouts that are interested in getting certified for using paddle boards and similar equipment. Please visit the BSA Paddle Craft Safety page for more information.
Swimming & Water Rescue
The Boy Scouts of America offers a training program for adults and older Scouts that are interested in expanding their knowledge of Safe Swim Defense. Please visit the Swimming and Rescue training page for more information.
Aquatics Special Awards, Courses, and Certifications
The Boy Scouts of America offers many smaller training certifications and awards for adults and older Scouts that are interested in learning more about aquatics and participating in more activities.
Kayaking BSA provides an introduction to kayaking skills and safety procedures and serves as a program opportunity for Scouts BSA and Venturing units in camp or out.
National Aquatics Workshops
Here are some of the presentations from the 2016 and 2018 aquatics workshops at the Florida Sea Base.
The workshops included great discussions about current aquatics areas of focus and a sharing of ideas. Many of the presentations made during the workshops are listed in the resource section below.
Below are various recourses that Scouts can view to learn more about aquatics activities here in Southern Arizona.
Learn about the duties outlined for a Local Council Aquatics Committee and how to integrate their efforts in your local council structure to support all aquatics activities.