GREENWOOD SWIMMING (GS) SAFE SPORT
Greenwood Swimming is committed to creating a healthy and safe learning environment that inspires confidence and promotes growth of all athletes, coaches, and parents.
USA Swimming has a program called “SAFE SPORT”. USA Swimming is committed to safeguarding all of its members with the welfare of its athlete members as top priority. Safe Sport is USA Swimming’s comprehensive abuse prevention program and provides tools for swim clubs to educate their members and intervene in high-risk situations.
GS fully endorses and supports USA Swimming’s Safe Sport and Safety programs. For more information on Safe Sport, visit https://www.usaswimming.org/Home/safe-sport.
SAFE SPORT ONLINE TRAINING FOR PARENTS & ATHLETES
- FREE SAFE SPORT 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.
FOR USA SWIMMING MEMBERS: Access the training for parents at www.usaswimming.org/learn
FOR NON-MEMBERS: You can create a free non-member education account and access the training for parents at learn.usaswimming.org
- FREE SAFE SPORT TRAINING FOR MINOR ATHLETES
This course is designed for athletes 12-17 years old and will cover:
1. The basics of Safe Sport,
2. Understanding the three types of boundaries, and
3. What to do if you or someone you know is being harmed.
Parents and coaches can use the facilitation guide in the course to open up a conversation about Safe Sport and healthy boundaries.
ADULT ATHLETES (18+ years) of USA Swimming must take the full Athlete Protection Training.
USA SWIMMING MEMBERS may access the course via www.usaswimming.org/learn
NON-MEMBERS may access the course via learn.usaswimming.org
SAFE SPORT DOCUMENTS
Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy
Parent, Coach, Adult Athlete MAAP Mandatory Acknowledgment Form
Bullying Policy & Action Plan
Electronic Communication & Social Media Policy
Team Travel Policy
USA Swimming Code of Conduct
GS Coaches Code of Conduct
GS Parent Code of Conduct
GS Athlete Code of Conduct
GS DOCUMENTS/PERMISSION FORMS
Licensed Massage Therapist Permission Form
Mental Heath Professional Permission Form
Unrelated Adult Transportation Permission Form
Unrelated Adult Athlete to share a hotel room or sleeping arrangement with a minor athlete Form
Photography Policy / Permission Form
HOW TO REPORT A SAFE SPORT CONCERN
To deal with a Safe Sport concern, contact USA Swimming at 719-866-4578. Contact the US Center for Safe Sport to make a report. Call 720-524-5640, use the online reporting form, or find more information at http://www.uscenterforsafesport.org or here at Deal With a Safe Sport Concern.
SAFE SPORT COORDINATOR
Don Lemieux can be reached at [email protected]