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Midwestern Swimming Safe Sport

USA Swimming and Midwestern Swimming are committed to safeguarding all its members with the welfare of its athlete members as top priority. Safe Sport is USA Swimming’s abuse prevention and protection program, committed to reducing the risk of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse in swimming, and increasing awareness of red flag behaviors. Learn more at usaswimming.org/protect

Deal With a Concern/Make a Report

Updates

  • 6/9/2021: USA Swimming announces updates to Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP 2.0). Click here for more information and customizable policy

    • ALL CLUBS MUST HAVE UPDATED MAAPP POLICIES BY SEPTEMBER 1, 2021
      • MAAPP 2.0 Summer Training Webinars
        • Mon., August 9 at 8:00 pm EST - REGISTER

        • Thur., August 26 at 7:00 pm EST - REGISTER

  • 7/2/2020: USA Swimming announces Keeping Athletes First Safe Sport initiative for SSRP: Click here for more information

  • 6/15/2020: USA Swimming Releases New-Bylaws impacting club board of directors and coaches: Click here to see the new bylaws

Safe Sport Recognized Clubs

Sarpy County Swim Club (2018, 2020), Aquatic Club of Elkhorn (2019), Brownell Talbot Aquatics (2020), Heartland Aquatic Club (2020), Lincoln Select Swimming (2021)

Safe Sport Recognition Program Information: Click here

Take a course (parents & athletes): www.learn.usaswimming.org

  • Course instructions: Click here

  • 18 & Over athletes ARE REQUIRED to take the Athlete Protection Training course, ask your coach for more information

Athlete Protection Training (coaches, officials, 18+ athletes): Click here

  • Must be completed annually to meet membership requirements

For Clubs, Safe Sport Coordinators & Team Leaders

Safe Sport Resources (Downloads)
Athlete Protection Training Requirements

Safe Sport Team Talk

CBIM Cards | AAL Curriculum

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy
Schedule a Safe Sport training for your club from MWS Safe Sport Best Practices Guidelines USA Swimming Webinar: Talking to Parents about Safe Sport
Pre-Season Parent Handout for Clubs USA Swimming 2020 Code of Conduct & Rulebook MWS Safe Sport Meet Signs
MWS Safe Sport Meet Kit: Coming Soon USA Swimming Meet 360

2020 Coloring Books

Ages 5-11  |  Ages 12-18

Safe Sport Links
USA Swimming Safe Sport US Center for Safe Sport Reporting Form

 

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