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    Default what age for your children?

    Just wondering on other peoples opinions.....
    At what age would YOU allow YOUR child to go to a public swimming pool with a friend.... (no parents)..... the child doesn't have a mobile phone... and you pick them up a few hours later???

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    Not til a teenager

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    When we started high school we were allowed to do certain things like that unsupervised. And I think I'll be the same.... All depending on what my kids are like the older they get of course

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    Not until at least 15/16 and depending on child.

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    Teenager, and then it would depend on what type of kid they were and how their swimming ability was.

    I think most pools wouldn't allow it for under 12s anyway.

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    Teenager, most pool places require adult supervision til a certain age, 13 I think it is?
    It certainly won't be as young as I was, under the age of 9, alone with friends. Scary, scary thought.

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    I'd wait til they are at least teens. Mine both aren't strong or confident swimmers, so that would have to improve by then too.

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    Depends on the situation/friends/friends ages etc.

    Ds is 13 and is allowed with his youth group but not just his age friends.

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    High school aged. Between 11-13 depending on a few factors.

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    Probably 15 for us


 

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