USA Swimming Reg

USA Swimming (USAS) Registration


Swimmers joining Fall and Spring Piranhas will be registered by the team; check with the Team Registrar if you are not sure if you need to register or not. 


All Summer Piranha swimmers must be registered with USA swimming. Use these step-by-step directions on registering and renewing swimmers for USA swimming.



Step 1 – Go to   If you have an account with Swim Smarter, please skip to Step 3.


Step 2 – Sign-up for an account with Swim Smarter.  It is free. Swim Smarter will be used to register/renew USAS registration and manage all swim meets for most of the meets that our team will attend.  Therefore, an account will be useful.

  • Click “Sign-Up for a User ID”
  • Fill in the information and click “Register.”
  • You’ll receive an e-mail verification from Swim-Smarter, and will need to activate your account in order to log in to the website.


Step 3 – Go to  You’ll notice a box that says, “Sierra Nevada (SN) Area Swimmers and Parents.”  Select the green tab in that box labeled “Register for USA Swimming Season.”

  • Click “Register for USA Swimming Season ”​Log in to your account using your UserID and password.​
    • If your swimmer swam for Paradise previously or currently, or another USAS team, search for your swimmer in the search box.
    • If your swimmer is listed, select your swimmer using the + button on the right-side of the row displaying your swimmer’s name and information.  Your swimmer will now appear in the “Registration List” on the right side of your screen. 
    • You may add more than one swimmer to your “Registration List"Once your swimmer(s) have been added to the “Registration List,” select “Pay for Swimmer(s).
    • Select “Membership Type” as “Season 2 ($50.75)” and choose method of payment.
  • If your swimmer is new to the team or has not swam for another USAS team, select the “+Create New Swimmer” box and add new swimmer Information on the next page completely.  What you submit now will be how USA Swimming will recognize your swimmer for his/her swimming career.  The Registration Category will be “Season 2,” and is $50.75.


Step 4 – You are finished with the USA Swimming registration.  You will receive a confirmation email and the 14-character USA/USS ID number will be on the receipt.