Pacific Northwest Swimming is a leader amongst USA Swimming when it comes to supporting swimmers regardless of race, income, ethnicity, religion, gender and sexual orientation. Providing an open, safe and welcoming environment is a priority for all of our Coaches, Athletes and Officials. We not only want to create and environment where all swimmers are welcome to participate...we want our environment to feel welcoming to all.

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Diversity & Inclusion Mission Statement
USA Swimming is committed to a culture of inclusion and opportunity for people of diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to, race, age, income, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender expression and sexual orientation.

Article 304.3.3 - USA Swimming's Code of Conduct (page 102 - 2016 Rule book)
Discrimination in violation of the Amateur Sports Act which requires that USA Swimming must provide an equal opportunity to athletes, coaches, trainers, managers, administrators, and officials to participate in the sport of swimming. Athletes must be allowed to participate and compete to the fullest extent allowed by the Rules and Regulations. Discrimination against any member or participant on the basis of age, gender, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, genetics, mental of physical disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law, where applicable, is prohibited.

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Contact for PNS Diversity & Inclusion Committee Chair Dane Wolfrom