Nude swimming takes place on nude beaches, or at naturist facilities, segregated public swimming areas or in private swimming pools.
Some countries around the world regard nude swimming as public nudity, which is treated in a variety of ways, ranging from tolerance to strict enforcement of prohibitions against it.
When working people started visiting the coast to be 'dipped' for health or to 'bathe' for leisure cannot be determined but had been happening for 'some time' in 1709.
He became interested in the curative properties of the waters and he wrote A discourse of Bathe, and the hot waters there.The depiction of adults and children nude in the visual media has enjoyed constitutional protection in the United States since 1958, when the Supreme Court vacated a Court of Appeals finding that Sunshine& Health magazine could be obscene (Sunshine Book Co. The only exception may be countries where nudity of any kind is banned. The right to depict adults and children in innocent nude poses has been upheld without a pause for 41 years.No Female person shall at any time hereafter go into a Bath or Baths within this City by day or by night without a decent Shift on their bodies.Female bathing costumes were derived from those worn at Bath and other spas.Bathing in the sea by the lower classes was noted in Southampton by Thomas Gray in 1764, and in Exmouth by shoals of Exeter damsels in unsufferable undress in 1779.