Here is a website I found that sells modest swimwear, they look lightweight and comfortable, and they are cute too! (One of the suits from this site is pictured above) Click on the link for the cute suits: http://www.modestswimwearsolutions.com/ We hope this post is helpful, and not to late in the season to be useful!
"Have you ever wondered what a woman during the Revolutionary War might wear if she took a swim in the lake? What would a lady of the Civil War don when preparing for a splash in the water? Official clothes for swimming in haven’t been around for that long, really. Let’s take a look at the history of the garment that has sadly shrunk terribly over the years. Before the 1700′s, it was very common for people to swim in their underclothes. An actual outfit just for swimming in hadn’t been considered yet.
But in the 1700s and early 1800′s, women wore"...... Please click on the following link to read the rest of this post: (It's really good!) http://feelinfeminine.com/?p=4265
Below (left) is one of Autumn's favorite "Old Time" swim suit styles: