USA Swimming Safe Sport


USA Swimming is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy environment for all of their athletes. As a USA Swimming Club Swim Ithaca stands behind all of the programming and resources USA Swimming provides to lead our sport through these efforts. Please see below the steps to ensure you and your athletes are informed and being vigilant!


Staying Vigilant comes from Knowledge! Please follow the 4 Steps to understanding USA SWIMMING SAFE SPORT!


Step 1: Knowing The Policies

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP)

More descriptions and FAQ's regarding MAAPP

Safe Sport Best Practices

Swim Ithaca Grievance Policy

Swim Ithaca Action Plan Against Bullying


Step 2: Understand the Expectations

USA Swimming Code of Conduct

Swim Ithaca Parent and Athlete Code of Conduct


Step 3:  Education Tools

Safe Sport for Parents

Safe Sport for Minor Athletes

Athlete Protection Training  (for Adult Athletes and Non-Athlete Members)


Step 4: Protecting Yourself and Others - Through Speaking Up

USA Swimming's Reporting Process


Various Permission Forms

Permission for Licensed Message Therapist

Permission for Adult Athlete Traveling to Competition with a Minor Athlete

Permission for Local Transportation