August 1, 2021
Pursuant to Article 4.7 of the USA
Swimming Corporate Bylaws, and in the interest of member safety due
to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the USA Swimming Board of
Directors has taken the following actions related to meet
sanctioning, with the advice and consent of the Operational Risk
Committee, Rules & Regulation Committee, and legal
Amendment of Articles 202.4 and 202.6 of the USA Swimming Rules to require certain COVID-related precautions in order to issue meet sanctions and approvals, including a safety plan, assumption of risk, and release of liability, which will remain in place through December 31, 2021.
There are no changes to the
requirements published in October 2020, February 2021 and April
As always, USA Swimming, Local Swimming Committees (LSC) and club activities must follow state and local guidelines.