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Then, your gym teacher tells you to strip naked and walk onto the pool deck with your nude male classmates. Yes, those same classmates you sit next to in math. But for more than 50 years even until , by some accounts , this was standard policy at public high schools in Chicago and across the country. Michael and several other listeners have sent questions to Curious City asking for more information about the school policy. Specifically, Michael asked: Why did Chicago boys swim naked in high school?
Swim naked. No chewing gum.
It may be inconceivable to anyone under 50, but nude swimming was standard for high school boys in Rochester and in many American cities and states until at least Girls, who swam separately from boys, were spared the indignity, although they have their own horror stories of school-issued swimsuits that clung like cellophane. Once you got to the pool you just jumped in.
When the practice ended is almost as much of a mystery as why it began. Nude swimming in gym class, it seems, was like what happens in Vegas: It stayed in gym class.
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Did the school board know it was happening? Did parents?
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But Democrat and Chronicle archives contain no mention of it. The practice appears rooted in the opening of the first indoor pool in the United States in at the Brooklyn YMCA, which was then for men only.
Inthe American Public Health Association published the first guide for swimming pool management.
After that, it was a matter of custom. Andrew Saul, a nutritionist and author from Rochester, wrote of swimming nude at Charlotte High School as late as Perhaps school administrators thought nude swimming built cohesion between young men.
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Maybe it did. Few activities foster solidarity like man-to-man defense in a naked water polo game.
Ann was full of more rubbish than a pool filter before the invention of nylon bathing suits. You just had to do it.
Andreatta: When boys swam nude in gym class
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