2022 Long Course Season

Welcome to the WETT Swim Club online registration for our 2022 Long Course swim season! Our first Long Course practice is Monday, March 21st. We are pleased to be able to offer electronic payment processing and registration. The process is simple for both new and returning members. You will get access to your own private account that will enable you easily declare for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, see your children's swim times histories, maintain your own contact information, and more.

All returning swimmers must be registered before attending practice. Below are instructions and helpful hints for completing the registration. If you have questions, please reach out. We are looking forward to another fantastic season!

Online registration is now open! A few things to you need to know as you complete the registration process:

Team Registration

Visit our website wettswimclub.org, click on the Team Registration link under our logo and then the green button. All of your information will carry forward from the previous season. Only families new to WETT will need to create a new account. The parent is the account holder and swimmers are members of the account. Swimmers can only be associated with one account. Please select the parent that will have the main account with the swimmer as well as access to the account finances and we can assist with setting up an additional user account for the other parent however it will not be tied to the swimmer(s) and account finances. 

Phone numbers and email addresses

Review your contact information to make sure the email addresses and phone numbers are correct. The email address used to sign into the account is the main email that all automated messages will be sent to. You can add additional email addresses for the other parent and your older swimmers so they will receive messages as well. You can enter the same phone number for each mobile, work, and home if you do not have more than one to provide. 

Existing Members (Returning Swimmers)

Click on the box in front of the names listed for the swimmers that will be joining us for the short course season. Enter your swimmer's preferred name. Update swimmer shirt sizes! We use this information when placing orders during the season. If your kiddos are growing please change their shirt size so we order the correct size. Medical information/notes and Medication is important for us to have and be informed of allergies, conditions, and medication your swimmer requires.

New Swimmers

Click on the Green button on the top right side of the form to add a swimmer that is new to our WETT Swim Club team and is not already listed.

Register to this Group  

Junior - All swimmers training with Coach Vianney
Senior - All swimmers training with Coach Lin and Coach Manny

Additional Fee/Discount Question

Are Is your family continuing from SC Short Course 2021-2022?
Select Yes if you are continuing with WETT from 2021-2022 Short Course
You will receive a $25 discount at check out on the $50 Regist

*Waivers 

Below are the required waivers and policies included in the registration. By submitting the application you are accepting and agreeing to all the required policies. All policies are posted on the wettswimclub.org website for your review.

Registration Fees

Double check the information. You can go back to make changes. Once you have confirmed all the information is correct, the proper training group has been selected (Silver, Gold, Junior, Senior), click on the green Proceed to Checkout button. 

Payment Method

Credit Card – There is a $0.30 per charge and 2.95% process fee charged at the time of check out if using a credit or debit card to make your payment in full at registration. You have the option of adding the card as your payment default for your account to be used for charges throughout the season. These accounts are charged on the 1st for all training fees and outstanding items on the account. This can be done at a later time as well. The website is able to process, credit cards, debt cards, as well as direct account access from your checking.

Check – If you submit payments by Zelle, please select this option and remember to submit your payment immediately. Your registration will not be approved until payment is received. 

Last Step

Click on the green Submit Registration button and you are finished! Welcome to the WETT Swim Club 2021 Short Course Season!


*Medical Release and Liability Waiver

I certify that I am the parent or legal guardian for my child(ren). I hereby give my permission for any supervisor, coach or other team administrator associated with the WETT Swim Club to seek and give appropriate medical attention for our child(ren) in the event of accident, injury, illness. I will be responsible for any and all costs associated with any necessary medical attention and/or treatment.

I hereby waive, release and forever discharge WETT Swim Club and associated supervisor, coach or other team administrator from all rights and claims for damages, injury, loss to person or property which may be sustained or occur during participation in WETT Swim Club activities, whether or not damages or loss is due to negligence. I hereby acknowledge that my children is (are) physically fit and capable of participation in all Swim Team activities.

By registering my child(ren) with the WETT Swim Club, I agree to participate (or allow my child(ren) and family members to participate) in the WETT Swim Club, and hereby release WETT Swim Club, its directors, officers, agents, coaches, and employees from liability for any injury that might occur to myself (or to my child(ren) and family members) while participating in the WETT Swim Club program, including travel to and from training sessions, swim meets or other scheduled team activities.

I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the above mentioned organizations and/or individuals, their agents and/or employees, against any and all liability for personal injury, including injuries resulting in death to me, my child(ren) and/or other family members, or damage to my property, the property to my child(ren) and/or other family members, or both, while I (or my child(ren) or family members) participating in the WETT Swim Club program.


*Dues and Fees

WETT Swim Club has adopted the following fees for the 2021 Short Course Season:

Training Fees Monthly due by the 1st of each month

$110 Junior * $120.00 Senior

Multi Swimmer Discount: $5 for each swimmer, discount only applies to full months beginning October

Additional fees:

WETT Registration Fee: $50.00 per family

USA Swimming Fee: Required annual fee paid to USA Swimming (Regular $81, Flex $20)

Team Transfer Fee: $15 when moving to WETT from another team required by Border Swimming

Meet Travel Fee: $50.00 per family if swimmer participates in team organized out of town meet (excluding Las Cruces). This fee is non refundable in the event that families do not travel or attend the out of town meet after declaring to attend and canceling.

Swim meet fees: $20-$115 set by host team, dependent on number of events entered, listed on meet invite, billed when entries submitted, and due prior to the meet start date. Meet fees are non refundable in the event that swimmers do not attend the meet or cancel after the team entries have been submitted and will be retained by WETT Swim Club.

Late Fee: $15 all balances must be paid BEFORE the 5th of each month

Online Payment Processing - 2.95% plus $0.30 per transaction will be charged for every credit card, debit card, echeck payment made electronically through the Team Unify and/or On Deck app.

Carry Over Fee: $50 applied to all accounts will balances as of the last day of practice for the season, will not be able to register for Short Course until account balance is paid in full including Carry Over Fee

Parent Commitment Fee: $175 per missed commitment, or $500 opt out commitment. WETT requires a Parent Commitment. WETT hosts the Del Norte Meet Series plus championship meet sessions. It takes the entire team working together to make these events a success. Parents are required to participate in a minium number of events/sessions current set at three.. The Parent Commitment can be waived with a $500 contribution paid in full prior to the first event. Families that fail to show up for their selected Parent Commitment will charged a fee $175 to be paid in full prior to swimmers participating in the their next swim meet.

Upon completion of your child's registration(s), families are expected to participate in the entire Short Course Season unless prior approval from WETT Board and Coaching Staff for special situations (transfers, relocation, etc.).  The season starts August 23, 2021. No payment concessions will be made for swimmers missing extended periods of time for reasons such as but not limited to scheduling conflicts, vacations, illnesses, or quarantine periods. Any account that falls behind 2 months of monthly dues and/or meet fees will be asked to get current or face possible practice and/or meet probation.  

AT NO TIME WILL ANY COACHES AND/OR BOARD MEMBERS ACCEPT PAYMENT.  ALL FEES WILL BE PAID THROUGH THIS SITE or Zelle ([email protected])


*Swimmer and Parent Code of Conduct

The purpose of a code of conduct for athletes is to establish a consistent expectation for athlete's behavior. 

I will respect and show courtesy to my teammates and coaches at all times.

I will demonstrate good sportsmanship at all practices and meets.

I will set a good example of behavior and work ethic for my younger teammates.

I will be respectful of my teammates feelings and personal space. Swimmers who exhibit sexist, racist, homophobic, or otherwise inappropriate behavior will be faced with consequences.

I will attend all team meetings and training sessions, unless I am excused by my coach.

I will show respect for all facilities and other property (including locker rooms) used during practices, competitions, and team activities.

I will refrain from foul language, violence, behavior deemed dishonest, offensive, or illegal.

If I disagree with an official's call, I will talk with my coach and not approach the official directly.

I will obey all of USA Swimming's rules and codes of conduct.

The purpose of a code of conduct for parents is to establish consistent expectations for behavior by parents. It is essential to provide the coaching staff with respect and the authority to coach the team. 

I will set the right example for our children by demonstrating sportsmanship and showing respect and common courtesy at all times to the team members, coaches, competitors, officials, parents, and all facilities.

I will get involved by volunteering, observing practices, cheering at meets, and talking with my child and their coach about their progress.

I will refrain from coaching my child from the stands during practices or meets.

I understand that criticizing, name-calling, use of abusive language or gestures directed toward coaches, officials, volunteers, and/or any participating swimmer will not be tolerated.

I will respect the integrity of the officials.

I will direct my concerns to first to the coach; then, if not satisfied, to the appropriate supervisor.

Failure of parent or athlete to adhere to them may result in disciplinary action or dismissal of the team.


* COVID-19

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and individuals with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. 

WETT Swim Club and USA Swimming, Inc., cannot prevent you (or your child(ren)) from becoming exposed to, contracting, or spreading COVID-19 while participating in USA Swimming sanctioned events. It is not possible to prevent against the presence of the disease. Therefore, if you choose to participate in a USA Swimming sanctioned event, you may be exposing yourself to and/or increasing your risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. 

BY ATTENDING OR PARTICIPATING, YOU VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EXPOSURE TO COVID-19 AND FOREVER RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS USA SWIMMING AND BORDER SWIMMING, WETT SWIM CLUB, AND EACH OF THEIR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES FROM ANY LIABILITY OR CLAIMS INCLUDING FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DISEASE OR PROPERTY LOSSES, OR ANY OTHER LOSS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CLAIMS OF NEGLIGENCE AND GIVE UP ANY CLAIMS YOU MAY HAVE TO SEEK DAMAGES, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, FORESEEN OR UNFORESEEN, IN CONNECTION THEREWITH.

All swimmers and families are required to follow the current mitigation processes, protocols, restrictions, guidelines related to COVID-19 as deteremined by WETT Swim Club, Border Swimming, USA Swimming, Facilties, City, County, State, and CDC.

LOCAL, STATE, AND FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • WETT has a volunteer board with a COVID-19 Committee, responsible for staying up to date on local, state, federal recommendations, requirements, and any associated changes. The board keeps members of the team, coaches, families, and swimmers informed of the aforementioned.
  • Mitigation stategies may be scaled up or down depending on the evolving local, state, and federal guidelines.

ATHLETES:

  • that have experienced close contact exposure as defined by the CDC to a known positive case, as well as if members of their household has been exposed, must not return for 10 days and strongly encouraged to follow CDC guidelines for quarantine.
  • that have a positive case within their household must not return to any team practice for 14 days.
  • that have tested positive must not return to any team practice for a minimum of 10 following CDC recommendations to end isolation and a doctor’s clearance to return to activity.
  • who begin to cough/sneeze for any reason must move away from others until coughing/ sneezing dissipates.
  • will stay home if they feel ill in any way, or have any of the following symptoms, combined or singularly: fever (greater than 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit), cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea.
  • will follow guidelines for their protection and well-being. Any non-compliance will result in removal from practice, the facility, and possibly the team without refund.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS FOR SAFE PRACTICES

  • Parents of children who are at an increased risk for severe illness should discuss with their health care provider whether those swimmers should attend practice or stay home.
  • Coaches and athletes, and their family household, who travel to areas impacted by travel restrictions must follow all quarantine requirements as established by the CDC, National, State, and Local authorities for the noted duration before returning to practice.

*Policies 

Photography Consent

WETT Swim Club may wish to take photographs (individual and in groups) of swimmers under the age of 18 that may include your child during their membership in the club. All photos will be taken and published in line with club policy. The club requires parental consent to take and use photographs. Policy is presented in the online registration process and consent given at the time of registration. Parents have a right to refuse agreement to their child being photographed. Consent refused must be provided in writing and submitted to the WETT Swim Club Safe Sport Coordinator Board Member.

As the parent/caregiver, I allow the following: take photographs to use on the club’s secure website, take photographs to include with newspaper articles, take photographs to use on club notice boards, video for training purposes only.

Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy

I acknowledge that I have received, read and understood the Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy and/or that the Policy has been explained to me or my family. I further acknowledge and understand that agreeing to comply with the contents of this Policy is a condition of my membership with WETT Swim Club, USA Swimming member club. 

THIS POLICY APPLIES TO:
In-Program Contact: Any contact (including communications, interactions or activities) between an Adult Participant and any Minor Athlete(s) related to participation in sport. Examples include, but are not limited to: competition, practices, camps/clinics, training/instructional sessions, pre/post event meals or outings, team travel, video review, team- or sport-related team building activities, celebrations, award ceremonies, banquets, team- or sport-related fundraising or community services, sport education, competition site visits, conventions and/or summits.
Adult Participants: Any adult 18 years of age or older who is a:
• USA Swimming member, either athlete or non-athlete;
• Participating non-member (e.g., meet marshals, meet computer operators, timers, etc.);
• Authorized, approved or appointed by USA Swimming, Zones, Local Swimming Committees (“LSCs”) or member clubs to have regular contact with (e.g., ongoing interactions during a 12-month period wherein the individual is in a role of active engagement) or authority over Minor Athletes; and/or
• Within the governance or disciplinary jurisdiction of USA Swimming, Zones, LSCs or member clubs.
GENERAL REQUIREMENT
USA Swimming Zones, LSCs and member clubs are required to implement this Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy in full. The Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy must be reviewed and agreed to in writing by all athletes, parents/legal guardians, coaches and other non-athlete members of member clubs on an annual basis with such written agreement to be retained by the club or LSC, as applicable.
DEFINITIONS
Athlete: A USA Swimming athlete member.
Authority: When one person’s position over another person is such that, based on the totality of the circumstances, they have the power or right to direct, control, give orders to, or make decisions for that person (e.g., when a power imbalance exists).
Dual Relationship: When an Adult Participant has a relationship with a Minor Athlete that is outside of the sport program. Examples of Dual Relationships include, but are not limited to, family members, mental health professionals, teachers, medical professionals and family friends.
Emergency Circumstances: A serious, unexpected and possibly dangerous situation that requires quick action and cannot be avoided. Emergency circumstances include, but are not limited to: a physical, mental or emotional medical emergency involving the Minor Athlete, relative of the Minor Athlete or relative of an Adult Participant; a Minor Athlete’s suicidal ideations/behavior; a report of abuse; a severe weather event; and last-minute practice changes.
Electronic Communication: Includes, but not limited to, phone calls, emails, videoconferencing, video coaching, text-messaging and social media.
Event or Facility Under Partial or Full Jurisdiction: Includes any USA Swimming sanctioned event (including all travel and lodging in connection with participation in the event) or any facility that USA Swimming, Zones, LSCs or member clubs owns, leases or rents for practice, training or competition.
In-Program: Activities related to participation in sport. Examples include, but are not limited to: competition, practices, meetings, camps/clinics, training/instructional sessions, pre/post event meals or outings, team travel, video review, team- or sport-related team building activities, celebrations, award
ceremonies, banquets, team- or sport-related fundraising or community services, sport education, competition site visits, conventions, conferences, summits and/or workshops.
In-Program Contact: Any contact (including communications, interactions or activities) between an Adult Participant and any Minor Athlete(s) related to participation in sport. Examples include, but are not limited to contact occurring at or related to: competition, practices, meetings, camps/clinics, training/instructional sessions, pre/post event meals or outings, team travel, video review, team- or sport-related team building activities, celebrations, award ceremonies, banquets, team- or sport-related fundraising or community services, sport education, competition site visits, conventions, conferences, summits and/or workshops.
In-Program Massage: Any Massage involving an Adult Participant and any Minor Athlete(s) related to participation in sport. Examples include, but are not limited to Massage occurring at or related to: competition, practices, meetings, camps/clinics, training/instructional sessions, pre/post event meals or outings, team travel, video review, team- or sport-related team building activities, celebrations, award ceremonies, banquets, team- or sport-related fundraising or community services, sport education, competition site visits, conventions, conferences, summits and/or workshops.
In-Program Travel: Any transportation or travel involving an Adult Participant and any Minor Athlete(s) related to participation in sport authorized or funded by the Organization. Examples include, but are not limited to transportation or travel to or related to: competition, practices, meetings, camps/clinics, training/instructional sessions, pre/post event meals or outings, team travel, video review, team- or sport-related team building activities, celebrations, award ceremonies, banquets, team- or sport-related fundraising or community services, sport education, competition site visits, conventions, conferences, summits and/or workshops.
Massage: Any massage, rubdown, athletic training modality including physical modalities (e.g., stretching, physical manipulation, injury rehabilitation, etc.) and electronic or instrument assisted modalities (e.g., stim treatment, dry needling, cupping, etc.).
Minor Athlete: An athlete under 18 years of age who is a USA Swimming member or was a USA Swimming member within the previous 12 months.
Organization: WETT Swim Club
EXCEPTIONS
[Note: Exceptions apply only where specified]
Close-In-Age Exception: In-Program Contact between an Adult Participant and a Minor Athlete is permitted if:
a. The Adult Participant has no authority over the Minor Athlete; and
b. The Adult Participant is not more than four years older than the Minor Athlete.
Dual Relationship Exception: An Adult Participant has a dual role or relationship with a Minor Athlete. This exception requires written consent of the Minor Athlete’s parent/legal guardian at least annually.
 
ONE-ON-ONE INTERACTIONS
I. Observable and Interruptible
All one-on-one In-Program Contact interactions between a Minor Athlete and an Adult Participant must occur at an observable and interruptible distance from another adult, except:
a. In emergency circumstances;
b. When a Dual Relationship exists; and/or
c. When the Close-In-Age Exception applies.
 
MEETINGS AND INDIVIDUAL TRAINING SESSIONS
I. Meetings
a. Meetings between a Minor Athlete and an Adult Participant may only occur if another adult is present and where interactions can be easily observed and at an interruptible distance from another adult.
b. If a one-on-one meeting takes place, the door to the room must remain unlocked and open. If available, it must occur in a room that has windows, with the windows, blinds, and/or curtains remaining open during the meeting.
c. Meetings must not be conducted in an Adult Participant or Athlete’s hotel room or other overnight lodging location during In-Program Travel.
II. Meetings with Licensed Mental Health Care Professionals and/or Health Care Providers
If a licensed mental health care professional and/or health care provider meets one-on-one with a Minor Athlete at an Event or Facility Under Partial or Full Jurisdiction of the Organization in conjunction with participation, the meeting must be observable and interruptible by another adult, except if:
a. The door remains unlocked;
b. Another adult is present at the facility;
c. The other adult is advised that a closed-door meeting is occurring although the Minor Athlete’s identity does not need to be disclosed;
d. The Organization is notified that the licensed mental health care professional and or health care provider will be meeting with a Minor Athlete; and
e. The licensed mental health care professional and/or health care provider obtains consent consistent with applicable laws and ethical standards, which can be withdrawn at any time.
III. Individual Training Sessions
a. In-Program one-on-one individual training sessions outside of the regular course of training and practice between Adult Participants and Minor Athletes must be observable and interruptible by another adult, except:
i. When a Dual Relationship exists; and/or
ii. When the Close-In-Age Exception applies.
b. The Adult Participant providing the individual training session must receive advance, written consent from the Minor Athlete’s parent/legal guardian at least annually, with a copy provided to the WETT Swim Club, which can be withdrawn at any time.
c. Parents/legal guardians must be allowed to observe the individual training session.
 
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS
I. Content
All Electronic Communication from Adult Participants to Minor Athletes must be professional in nature.
II. Open and Transparent
a. If an Adult Participant communicates one-on-one with a Minor Athlete via Electronic Communications, the Minor Athlete’s parent/legal guardian must be copied or included. If a Minor Athlete communicates to the Adult Participant privately first, said Adult Participant must copy or include the Minor Athlete’s parent/legal guardian on any Electronic Communication response to the Minor Athlete. Adult Participants must only use Electronic Communication platforms that allow for Open and Transparent communication.
b. The following exceptions apply to Section II(a):
i. In emergency circumstances;
ii. When a Dual Relationship exists; and/or
iii. When the Close-In-Age Exception applies.
c. When an Adult Participant communicates electronically to the entire team or any number of Minor Athletes on the team, said Adult Participant must copy another Adult Participant.
III. Requests to Discontinue
Parents/legal guardians may request in writing that their Minor Athlete not be contacted through any form of electronic communication by the Organization or by an Adult Participant subject to this Policy. The Organization must abide by any such request that the Minor Athlete not be contacted via electronic communication, or included in any social media post, absent emergency circumstances.
IV. Hours
Electronic communications must only be sent between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. local time for the location of the Minor Athlete, unless emergency circumstances exist, or during competition travel.
V. Prohibited Electronic Communication
a. Adult Participants are not permitted to maintain private social media connections with Minor Athletes and such Adult Participants are not permitted to accept new personal page requests on social media platforms from Minor Athletes, unless the Adult Participant has a fan page, or the contact is deemed as celebrity contact as opposed to regular contact. Existing social media connections with Minor Athletes must be discontinued. Minor Athletes may “friend”, “like” or “follow” the Organization’s official page.
b. Adult Participants must not send private, instant or direct messages to a Minor Athlete through social media platforms.
c. The following exceptions apply to Section V:
i. When a Dual Relationship exists; and/or
ii. When the Close-In-Age Exception applies.
 
IN-PROGRAM TRAVEL AND LODGING
I. Transportation
a. During In-Program Travel, observable and interruptible environments must be maintained.
b. An Adult Participant must not transport a Minor Athlete one-on-one during In-Program Travel and must always transport at least two Minor Athletes or another Adult Participant, except:
i. In emergency circumstances;
ii. When a Dual Relationship exists;
iii. When the Close-In-Age Exception applies; and/or
iv. The Minor Athlete’s parent/legal guardian has provided, at least annually, written consent for the Adult Participant to transport the Minor Athlete one-on-one, which can be withdrawn at any time.
c. Adult Participants, including team managers and chaperones, who travel with the Organization must be USA Swimming non-athlete members of USA Swimming.
II. Lodging
a. An Adult Participant must not share hotel room, sleeping arrangement or overnight lodging location with an Athlete.
b. During In-Program Travel, all In-Program Contact in a hotel room, sleeping arrangement or overnight lodging location between an Adult Participant and a Minor Athlete must be observable and interruptible.
c. During In-Program Travel, when doing room checks, two-deep leadership (two Adult Participants should be present) and observable and interruptible environments must be maintained.
d. The following exceptions apply to II(a), (b) and (c):
i. When a Dual Relationship exists, the Adult Participant is not a coach, and the Minor Athlete’s parent/legal guardian has provided advance, written consent for the lodging arrangement; and/or
ii. When the Close-In-Age Exception applies and the Minor Athlete’s parent/legal guardian has provided advance, written consent for the lodging arrangement.
e. Minor Athletes should be paired to share a hotel room, sleeping arrangement or overnight lodging location with other Minor Athletes of the same competition category and of similar age.
III. Written Consent
A Minor Athlete’s parent/legal guardian must provide written consent, at least annually, for all In-Program Travel and lodging during In-Program Travel, which can be withdrawn at any time.
IV. Meetings
a. Meetings during In-Program Travel must be conducted consistent with the One-on-One Interactions section of this Policy (e.g., any such meeting must be observable and interruptible).
b. Meetings must not be conducted in an Adult Participant or athlete’s hotel room or other overnight lodging location during In-Program Travel.
 
LOCKER ROOMS AND CHANGING AREAS
I. Requirement to Use Locker Room or Changing Area
The designated locker room or changing area must be used when an athlete or Adult Participant changes, in whole or in part, into or out of a swimsuit when wearing just one suit (e.g., deck changing is prohibited).
II. Observable and Interruptible
All In-Program Contact between Adult Participants and Minor Athletes in a locker room, changing area or similar space must be observable and interruptible, except:
a. In emergency circumstances;
b. A Dual Relationship exists; and/or
c. The Close-In-Age exception applies.
III. Private or Semi-Private Space for Minor Athletes
The Organization must provide a private or semi-private place for Minor Athletes that need to change clothes or undress at Events or Facilities Under Partial or Full Jurisdiction of the Organization.
IV. Use of Recording Devices
Use of any device’s (including a cell phone’s) recording capabilities, including voice recording, still cameras and video cameras in locker rooms, changing areas, or similar spaces by a Minor Athlete or an Adult Participant is prohibited.
V. Undress
Adult Participants must not change clothes or behave in a manner that intentionally or recklessly exposes his or her breasts, buttocks, groin or genitals to a Minor Athlete under any circumstance. An Adult Participant must not request a Minor Athlete to expose the Minor Athlete’s breasts, buttocks, groin or genitals to the Adult Participant under any circumstance. Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to areas of the body exposed while wearing swimwear which conforms to the current concept of the appropriate for the individual’s competition category.
VI. Showers
a. Adult Participants must not shower with Minor Athletes unless:
i. The Adult Participant meets the Close-in-Age Exception; and/or
ii. The shower is part of a pre- or post-activity rinse while wearing swimwear.
b. Parents/legal guardians may request in writing that their Minor Athlete(s) not change or shower with Adult Participants during In-Program Contact. The Organization must abide by such a request.
VII. Monitoring
The Organization must regularly and randomly monitor the use of locker rooms and changing areas to ensure compliance with this Policy. Locker rooms and changing areas may be monitored by use of the following methods:
a. Conducting a sweep of the locker room or changing area before athletes arrive;
b. Posting staff directly outside the locker room or changing area during periods of use;
c. Leaving the doors open when adequate privacy is still possible; and/or
d. Making occasional sweeps of the locker rooms or changing areas with women checking on female locker rooms and men checking on male locker rooms.
Every effort must be made to recognize when a Minor Athlete goes to the locker room or changing area during practice and competition, and, if the Minor Athlete does not return in a timely fashion, to check on the Minor Athlete’s whereabouts.
VIII. Parents/legal guardians in Locker Rooms or Changing Areas
If a parent/legal guardian enters a locker room or changing area, it must only be a parent/legal guardian of the same competition category and the parent/legal guardian should notify a coach or administrator in advance.
 
MASSAGES, RUBDOWNS AND ATHLETIC TRAINING MODALITIES
I. General Requirement
Any In-Program Massage performed on an athlete must be conducted in an observable and interruptible location and must be performed by a licensed massage therapist or other certified professional. However, even if a coach is a licensed massage therapist, the coach must not perform a rubdown or massage of an athlete under any circumstance.
II. Additional Minor Athlete Requirements
a. Written consent by a parent/legal guardian must be obtained in advance at least annually by the licensed massage therapist or other certified professional which can be withdrawn at any time.
b. Parent/legal guardians must be allowed to observe the Massage, except for competition or training venues that limit credentialing.
c. Any Massage of a Minor Athlete must be done with at least one other Adult Participant physically present and must never be done with only the Minor Athlete and the person performing the Massage in the room.
d. Any Massage of a Minor Athlete must be performed with the Minor Athlete fully or partially clothed, ensuring that the breasts, buttocks, groin or genitals are always covered. Nothing in this section shall be construed to apply to areas of the body exposed while wearing swimwear which conforms to the current concept of the appropriate for the individual’s competition category.
e. Any Massage of a Minor Athlete must only occur after a proper diagnosis from a treating physician and be done in the course of care according to the physician’s treatment plan.

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Travel 

All documents can be found on the website under Safe Sport along with further information to ensure safety of swimmers. 

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