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Safe Sport

SAFE SPORT

USA Swimming is committed to providing a healthy and positive environment free from abuse for all its members.  USA Swimming’s Safe Sport program, a comprehensive abuse prevention program, consists of a multi-layered approach to keep kids safe, including: required policies and best practice guidelines; mandatory screening, including criminal background checks and employment screening; training and education; monitoring, supervision and mandatory reporting.  These measures are informed by experts in the field of child safety and are among the strongest safeguards found in youth-serving organizations.

Hauppauge Swim Club is committed to the protection of our athletes. An essential aspect of our mission is to provide a safe, healthy and positive environment where kids can learn and have fun. We have team athlete protection policies and guidelines in place for our members to understand and support each other. To aid in this effort, please review the materials below to understand and spread the principles of USA Swimming's Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) and other Safe Sport Information. It is imperative that all athletes, parents, coaches, administrators, officials and volunteers become familiar with these principles. By working all together, we can ensure all members are supported in a safe and dependable environment both in and out of the water.

 

WHERE TO START WITH MY CONCERN

When making the decision to report a concern you have, it can often feel intimidating and overwhelming. Please use these guidelines to help you on the first step “Where do I report?” Please use the provided links which will additionally help you get in touch with the appropriate people.

 

 

USA SWIMMING FREE ONLINE TRAINING For Athletes and Parents

1. Safe Sport Training

By educating everyone on safe spot practices, we held protect all our swimmers and their commitment to their sport. Please take the following training courses by clicking on the corresponding link. Add Safe Sport for Parent/Athlete to your cart. Proceed to check out. enter billing information even though the course is "FREE". Once check-out is completed, the course will be in your dashboard.

ATHLETES: USA Swimming Safe Sport Training for Athletes

  • Login with Last and First Name with Date of Birth
  • Include "Metropolitan Swimming" in the LSC box and "Hauppauge Athletic Association" ("HAA") in the Swim Club box

PARENTS: USA Swimming Safe Sport Training for Parents

  • Register as a new member (if not registered yet) 
  • Include "Metropolitan Swimming" in the LSC box and "Hauppauge Athletic Association" ("HAA") in the Swim Club box

 

2. Athlete Protection Training

Help equip your self and you swimmer by taking USA Swimming's online Athlete Protection Training. All new and existing adult members of USA Swimming, including adult athletes, must satisfactorily complete Athlete Protection Training as required by the U.S Center for SafeSport.

ADULTS: USA Swimming Athlete Protection Training

 

 

Hauppauge Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP)

 

 

Hauppauge Code of Conduct

 

 

Concussion Awareness