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Is it written anywhere in Halacha that one is not allowed to swim alone? I recall once seeing it in the Rambam but can't seem to find it. Thank you

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It's generally a common-sense good practice, but the Rambam? Hm... the usual places for safety recommendations are Personality Traits Ch. 4 and Murderer & Preservation of Life, Chs. 11-12. I didn't see it in either of those. –  Shalom Jul 15 '10 at 17:00
    
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I do not recall seeing anything about swimming alone; besides for the standard Mitzva to protect your health/life.

However it is mentioned that one should not sleep alone in a room and that one should not walk alone (on deserted road) at night. (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 33:7 and 71:2)

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One shouldn't sleep alone in a room? What if you are single, or your spouse is away over night, to say nothing of people who have their own room in all kinds of other circumstances? –  Ze'ev Felsen Jun 28 '11 at 15:10
    
@Ze'evFelsen judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/ask –  Double AA Jun 23 at 18:02
    
I do not see in KSA 33:7, which is about reading the Torah, anything about sleeping alone or walking alone. KSA 71:2 does warn against sleeping alone. And on that I can ask my question. But there is nothing about walking alone in either place. –  Ze'ev Felsen Jun 24 at 21:38

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