What is Safe Sport?
USA Swimming is committed to fostering a fun, healthy and safe environment for all of its members. For that reason, they have created a Safe Sport program and put in a place a detailed Code of Conduct. Safe Sport also provides policies, education, a reporting structure, and tools that are intended to serve all members as we work together to maintain this environment. To learn more about Safe Sport, visit the USA Swimming Safe Sport Page.
Additionally, USA Swimming provides free training videos for parents and athletes.
Cascade Safe Sport Support
Cascade Swim Club is committed to safeguarding the well-being of all of its members, with the welfare of its athlete members as the top priority.
If you have any Safe Sport questions or concerns, please contact:
Free Training for Parents
Parents are a critical component to our overall goal of protecting children from sexual abuse. The comprehensive online programming includes information about how offenders operate; how to recognize and respond to boundary violations, myths and facts about child sexual abuse and USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Policies and Procedures.
Athlete Protection Training for Parents
Free Training for Athletes (Ages 12 and older)
The training course covers:
- Inappropriate Contact
- Physical, emotional, and behavioral boundaries
- What to do if your boundaries are violated
- Who to tell
- How USA Swimming can be a resource
Free Athlete Protection Training for Minor Athletes
Free Safe Sport Activity Book for Athletes (Ages 11 and younger)
Parents, coaches, and swimmers will be able to use the books to start a conversation about positive team culture, maintaining an environment of support and safety, and all the reasons to love the sport of swimming!
Download Safe Sport Activity Book
Links and Resources
USA Swimming is committed to fostering a fun, healthy and safe environment for all of its members. Please click above Safe Sport badge to learn more about USA Swimming's Safe Sport Program and be sure to visit the links below.
Safe Sport Online
Safe Sport Best Practice Guidelines
Athlete Protection Policies and Rules
SET. DIRECT. PROTECT.