Swimming is aware of local, state and federal regulations
restricting access to gathering to attend required safety trainings
for non-athlete members, including Safety Training for Swim Coaches
and CPR/AED training.
Swimming previously granted an automatic extension of these
requirements through March 31, 2021. At this time, USA Swimming is
further extending the exception through July 1,
2021. Although in-person training is limited, athlete
safety is paramount and thus it is imperative for members to
refresh their skills. As a result, this extension will not be
extended exception is premised on the following:
exception is available to current non-athlete members only and will
not apply to new non-athlete members.
exception is available only to certifications that
expired after March
1, 2020. Any certifications that expired prior to March 1, 2020,
will not be granted this exception.
your certifying agency permits you to complete full certifications,
you are strongly encouraged to do so.
certifying agencies granting certification
member must submit any correspondence from the certifying agency
including specific information about the extension and new
expiration dates (e.g. provisional/temporary certificates, email
notifications, etc.) to the LSC registrar.
LSC registrar will update the member's SWIMS record after receiving
the required documentation.
certifying agencies not granting extensions:
order to extend CPR/AED certifications, the non-athlete member must
complete the online training portion of the certification course(s)
and submit completion certifications to the LSC registrar. The LSC
registrar will be responsible for updating the member's SWIMS
order to extend Safety Training for Swim Coaches, including
lifeguard and in-water safety training certifications, the
non-athlete member must complete the online training portion of the
certification course(s) and submit completion certifications to the
LSC registrar. The LSC registrar will be responsible for updating
the member's SWIMS record.
is important to note courses which can be completed online, such as
membership requirements and other certifications, must be updated
on or before its current expiration date. These courses include
Athlete Protection Training, background checks, Coaches Advantage
Training, and online Safety Training for Swim