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SAFE SPORT
USA Swimming is committed to fostering a fun, healthy, and safe environment for all of its members.  For that reason, we have in place a detailed Code of Conduct.  Safe Sport also provides policies, education, a reporting structure, and tools that are intended to serve our members as we work together to maintain this environment.
 
The Pacific Northwest Swimming Safe Sport Chair can be contacted at: safesport@pns.org

I want to...

  • Deal with a Safe Sport concern
  • Initiate a background check
  • Complete a pre-employment screening
  • Put Safe Sport policies in place
  • Access Safe Sport training materials
  • Fill my club’s toolkit
  • Learn more about USA Swimming Safe Sport

Find it on USA Swimming's website SAFE SPORT PAGE...

Athletes: Apply for the new Safe Sport Athlete Fellowship

The application for the 2018 class of theIMG_0966  Safe Sport Fellowship is open from September 11 - October 2. The Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for athlete members to take on a leadership role within USA Swimming. Fellows will attend three Leadership Institutes throughout their 13-month commitment, as well as implement innovative Safe Sport projects in their home LSC. 

It is free to apply and participate, and Fellows will gain valuable leadership training, create new professional contexts, and experience an opportunity to plug into the leadership of USA Swimming in an unprecedented way.

For more information on the fellowship, please read the Fellowship Job Description and the Fellowship FAQs.

Please direct any questions to Maggie Vail, Safe Sport Education Specialist

SafeSport's Make the Commitment:  Stop Abuse in Sport public awareness campaign is releasing a kid-focused video series that showcases the positive effects sport has on their lives.  Abuse in sport can be a tough subject to tackle - but these videos provide a fun way to lighten the mood and remind us why we should celebrate sport.

Life Without Sports

Why Kids Should Play Sports

USA Swimming has developed a free education program for athlete ages 12-18

USA Swimming FREE ATHLETE PROTECTION TRAINING for Swimmers

USA Swimming FREE ATHLETE PROTECTION TRAINING for Parents

Link to USA Swimming SAFE SPORT Home Page

Safe Sport Activity Book