Become A Member

You are joining USA Swimming through your Local Swim Committee (LSC) Pacific Northwest Swimming (PN).

Athlete Membership

  • 2018 Year round membership $73.00 / (USA Swimming Fee $58/PN Fee $15)

(begin processing Sept. 1, 2017 and valid to Dec. 31, 2018)

  • 2018 Outreach membership $0.00/ (USA Swimming Fee $5 PAID by PN)

PNS Outreach Membership AFFADAVIT must accompany the membership application or electronic file.

  • 2018 Seasonal membership** $37.50/ (USA Swimming Fee $30.00/PN Fee $7.50)

(Season 1:  Sept. 4, 2017 and valid to Jan. 31, 2018 / Season 2:  April 1, 2018 and valid to Aug. 28, 2018)

**Seasonal membership cannot be transferred to another LSC and athlete cannot compete at Zones or above with this membership.

Athletes register through member clubs.

If you have no club affiliation and choose to join as UNATTACHED, please contact the PNS Office for application.

Athletes can use Deck Pass which includes the athlete’s preferred name, registration expiration date (i.e., year round or seasonal), and club affiliation or attach date to new club if transferring from one club to another on their phones or other mobile devices as confirmation of their membership.  For privacy the athlete date of birth will NOT appear.

Non-Athlete Membership -

(begin processing Sept. 1, 2017 and valid to Dec. 31, 2018)

  • Lifetime Membership $1,010.00 / (USA Swimming Fee $1,000/PN Fee $10)

USA Swimming Rules and Regulations, ARTICLE 502 – MEMBERSHIP

502.6  Privileges and Responsibilities of Membership

.1  All non-athlete members of USA Swimming must have satisfactorily completed the criminal background check and athlete protection education as required by USA Swimming.

.2   All clubs, including seasonal clubs, shall ensure that all athletes and coaches participating  in practices and USA Swimming sanctioned competition are members of USA Swimming.

.3  All referees, starters, administrative officials, chief judges, and stroke and turn judges must be non-athlete members of USA Swimming.

.4  Anyone who coaches athletes at a USA Swimming practice or competition, must be a coach member of USA Swimming and must have satisfactorily completed safety training, criminal background checks and other coaches’ education as required by USA Swimming.

.5  A coach member of USA Swimming must be at least eighteen (18) years of age.

.6  Only members of USA Swimming are eligible to receive credentials at National Championships.

.7  All clubs which register for the first time as a year-round club member shall comply with the New Club Membership Requirements established by USA Swimming.

.8  All clubs are required to comply with USA Swimming Pre-Employment Screening procedures for New Employees for all new employees who are required to be members under 305.4 or 502.6.4.


Non-athlete members can use Deck Pass which includes the non-athlete’s preferred name, club affiliation, requirement valid to dates (i.e., BG check, APT, coach certifications) on their phones or other mobile devices as confirmation of their membership and PRINT MEMBERSHIP CARD as well.

Option to print your membership card via Deck Pass.

Coaches tab on PNS website lists additional information for coach members.

Coach members Deck Pass allows them to view membership status, valid to requirement dates as well as Club Roster.

Clubs have the ability to print their own team rosters through their USA Swimming Club Portal.  The roster will contain the athlete name, age, ID#, gender, and “valid to” membership expiration date.  Clubs are able to access Current Year (as well as Current & Last) athlete and non-athlete members.  Please contact the PNS Office if you need your club Admin Password and note you must be logged IN to USA Swimming with your Deck Pass account to access your club portal to edit/review as Admin.