• Olga Obrazhey Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University
Keywords: swimming, swimming pool, mass swimming


The article analyzes the historical and social aspects of the development of swimming in Khersonregion. The problem that is based on the analysis of material and technical support for the development of swimming has been identified. There is the absence of specialized swimming pools for swimming lessons. The following research methods were used to solve the problem: literature analysis; analysis of archival documents; a survey; a comprehensive analysis method of historical sources. Practical value of swimming was researched and justified. It is noted that the inability to swim, limits the possibilities of a full life and active recreation. The classification of pools is given. The necessary number of swimming pools has been substantiated, depending on the number of inhabitants in cities and towns, recommended by the International Union of Architects. The paper presents the results of the research on the mentioned problem in question, namely: the results of survey among parents of primary school children of secondary schools in Kherson. The survey analysis revealed the need to create conditions for the development of swimming in the city. Basic swimming training should take place in summer in open water bodies; this is promoted by natural conditions of Kherson region. In the course of the research, it was established that there are about 60 summer children's recreation facilities on the territory of Kherson region. Since summer health camps located near water bodies, it allows massive involvement of children and teenagers in swimming activities. The duration of staying in the summer health camp allows systematically to go swimming and get a positive result.

Author Biography

Olga Obrazhey, Lesya Ukrainka Eastern European National University


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How to Cite
Obrazhey, O. (2017). HISTORICAL AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF SWIMMING IN KHERSON REGION. Physical Education, Sports and Health Culture in Modern Society, (3(39), 93-97. https://doi.org/10.29038/2220-7481-2017-03-93-97
Historical, philosophical, juristic and organizational problems of physical culture